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Toshiba Satellite U500 - Intel Core i3

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By V3.co.uk on 40

The U500-1EX is a compact laptop, but it's heavy and suffers from poor battery life. And with the non-touch version available for significantly less, you're paying a hefty premium for the touch screen....

By RegHardware on 65

Touchscreen ought to be a killer app for portable computers – look what it did for mobile phones – but here in the Satellite U500-1EX it comes across as just another feature. To really make it worthwhile, Toshiba might have considered...

By IT PRO on 50

A mildly attractive and average performing machine, brought down by an unnecessary unique selling point, leaves us pretty disappointed with a device from a company that normally does so much better....

By TechRadar on 70

Toshiba's Satellite U500 Series is aimed at mobile professionals and previous models have impressed us with their blend of style, comfort and quality. The Satellite U500-1EX comes with an impressive range of features and only a couple of flaws that...

By ElectricPig.co.uk on 80

While 3D laptops are slowly making waves, touchscreen machines are becoming rife thanks to Windows 7’s support for multitouch gestures and prods. The Toshiba Satellite U500-1EX is the latest effort to get the touchscreen treatment. So how does it...

By Trusted Reviews on 60

We first looked at Toshiba's U500, the company's 13.3in laptop, last year in the form of the . We were generally impressed, particularly with the performance of our top-of-the-line model, even if the battery life failed to live up to...

By CNET UK on 66

Laptops with 13-inch displays are usually decent, as they tend to offer a great blend of performance and portability. But this isn't the case with the configuration of the Toshiba Satellite U500 that we reviewed, the U500-1EX. It's heavy,...

By What Laptop TechRadar on

Toshiba’s Satellite U500 Series is aimed at mobile professionals and previous models have impressed us with their blend of style, comfort and quality. The Satellite U500-1EX (£821 inc. VAT) comes with an impressive range of features and only...

By IT Reviews on

The Toshiba Satellite U500-1EX has a smart, innovative design, packs a fair bit of power under the bonnet and has a commendable array of multi-touch abilities and peripherals. But it's let down by poor screen quality and relatively low battery life....