The Toshiba Satellite U925T has a sliding touchscreen and all the mechanical elements needed like agile processor, attractive screen and sophisticated chassis.
The Toshiba Satellite U925T has a well thought of constructed chassis that functions both as a tablet and laptop and features a fast Core i5 processor, fast SSD and responsive touchscreen.
The Satellite U925T comes in an attractive midnight brown chassis, it measures 0.78 x 12.9 x 8.4 inches and weighs 3.35 pounds. The U925T uses a “sliding” design thus it can be used as a tablet or a tiny all-in one desktop. In tablet mode, the screen lies exposed over the keyboard and for Ultrabook mode, just slide the screen forward then tilt it upwards.
The bottom of the display and the underside is coated with a soft touch rubber for protection from accidental bumps. In landscape mode, the right side has a SD card slot and headphone jack while on the left is a USB 3.0 port, rotation lock button, volume rocker and power button, and the back edge has a HDMI and USB 3.0 port.
The backlit keyboard has an island-style keys which is somewhat shallow and on the small side. Common to Toshiba laptops are the separate keys for Page Up, down and other navigations, also the F key Functions are reversed, instead of using FN + F key combinations you only have to use F9 or F10 for volume control.
The 3.3 x 1.7 Synaptic touchpad supports Windows 8 gestures but was disabled by default. It is button free and has the right and left mouse functions. It is sufficient to allow a two-finger scroll or two-finger tap.
Display and Communication
It features a high resolution multi-touch Gorilla Glass Display with a 1366 x 768 resolution and an IPS screen which delivers good viewing angles. It has two webcams which delivers crisp and decent images, one at the back (3.1 mega pixel) and one above the display (1 mega pixel). The U925T supports wireless connectivity options like Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac and Bluetooth 4.0.
Connectivity options on the Satellite U925Thas been well thought of considering the small and slim space and it comes with an Intel Wireless Display technology. The right side of the system is where you will be able to find the memory card reader alongside the headphone jack and between the left side and rear are the two USB 3.0 ports for external storage and a full size HDMI port used to hook up bigger screens.
Toshiba Satellite U825T comes with an Intel Core 3rd Generation i5 3317U Processor (1.7GHz) along with Windows 8 delivers excellent performance and allows you to conveniently multitask and it offers a 128 GB Solid State Drive (SSD) and 4GB RAM that delivers reliable performance.
Battery & Warranty
It comes with a 3 cell 38Wh battery that usually lasts up to four to six hours. The warranty period is 12 months.
Overall the U925T is one of the nicest machines when it comes to Windows 8 slider-style convertibles. It offers a good keyboard and touchpad, adjustable screen for tablet and Ultrabook mode and has a sturdy build.