Toshiba Satellite L310-D4012 Notebook – Review


toshiba-satellite-l310-d4012Toshiba has introduced new Toshiba Satellite L310-D4012 Notebook in the Indian Market recently. This new Notebook is powered by the Intel Core 2 Duo T5800 Processor and features 14.1-inch TFT Display, Multiple connectivity options, Face Recognition Technology, Fingerprint reader, DVD Burner with support up to 8.5 GB, 6-in1 card reader and 250 GB SATA HDD.

The new Toshiba Satellite L310-D4012 Notebook is powered by the Intel Core 2 Duo Processor T5800 that delivers up to 2.0 GHz of processing speed with 2 MB L2 Cache and 800 MHz FSB. L310-D4012 features 2 GB DDR2 SDRAM combined with the processor speed this system can handle multiple applications at a time allowing the user to run multiple applications without closing the existing applications hence improving the ease of operating. The 2GHz processor speed allows the user to run applications that demand high processing capacity and the RAM can be expanded up to 4 GB fulfilling the requirements of most of the

This Notebook features 250 GB Serial-ATA Hard Disc Drive that rotates at 5400 RPM and handles data transfer up to 150 MBPS. The hard disk is protected with shock absorber to avoid any damage to the HDD due to accidental fall. It sports a DVD Burner cum reader that can read and write on discs up to 8.5 GB such that the user can transfer the data on the HDD to a disc to save space on the HDD. In addition it sports 6-in-1 card reader that is capable of reading and writing data on SD, MMC, SDHC, xD, MS and MS pro media cards enabling the user to transfer files from and to the media cards of mobile phones and digital cameras.

The Toshiba Satellite L310-D4012 comes with 14.1-inch TFT WXGA 200NIT Hi-Bright display this is powered by the Intel Graphics Media Accelerator GMA X3100 Graphics Chipset that has up to 358 MB of shared video memory for faster data processing and capable of maximum resolution of up to 1280 x 800 pixels. It sports SRS Surround Sound Speakers that delivers high quality surround sound both the screen resolution combined with the sound quality makes working on multimedia projects interesting and playing games and watching videos on this Notebook gives great level of pleasure.

It has multiple connectivity options, 802.11a/b/g Wi-Fi LAN connection and Bluetooth v2.1 + EDR for up to three times faster data transfer. In addition, it sports 10/100 Ethernet adapter for wired LAN connection and 56 kbps Modem/Fax card and 3 V2.0 USB ports for wired connection. Toshiba SatelliteL310-D4012 sports S-Video TV out port, volume control Dial, headphone and microphone jacks.


This notebook comes with various useful software’s and with all the set of drivers required by the hardware in the notebook. The software’s includes Toshiba Configfree, Recovery disc creator, Toshiba DVD Player, Toshiba Speech System, Toshiba Assist, Toshiba Zooming Utility, Norton Internet Security and many more. This notebook weighs about 2.62 kgs excluding the battery pack and measures 334 x 242 x 37.5 mm. The battery pack contains 6-cell Li-Ion battery that provides about 4 hours backup when fully charged.

System Configuration of Toshiba Satellite L310-D4012:

Processor -Intel Core 2 Duo Processor T5800, 2.0 GHz with 2 MB L2 Cache and 800 MHz FSB

RAM – 2 GB DDR2 SDRAM can be expanded up to 4 GB

Display – 14.1-inch Wide screen WXGA BrightView High Definition Display with 1280 x 800 max resolution

Hard Drive – 250 GB Serial- ATA 5400 RPM with up to 150 MB/Sec transfer speed

Graphics- Intel Graphics Media Accelerator GMA X3100 with up to358 MB shared video memory

Optical Drive – 8x Super multi dual Layer DVD writer that supports up to 8.5 GB

Pointing Device -Industry standard Touchpad

Battery pack – 6-cell Li-ion battery

Network Card – 802.11a/b/g Wi-Fi connection, 10/100 mbps Ethernet LAN Card, 56kbps Modem/fax card and Bluetooth v2.0 + EDR

1.3-megapixel camera, unidirectional microphone and 6-in-1 card reader.

The Toshiba Satellite L310-D4012 with the above system configuration comes with a price tag of Rs. 41,990/- and with one-year standard Toshiba warranty and gives one-year warranty on battery.


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