- As of 2010, Toshiba laptops are typically based on the Home Premium and Professional versions of the Windows 7 operating system, with the Mini Laptops possessing the Starter version. Processors are either Intel Core or Intel Atom, system memory range is set at 1 GB to 6 GB, hard drive storage ranges from 160 GB to 500 GB, and all laptops apart from the Mini Laptops have internal optical drives.
- Integrated controllers or dedicated cards from Intel and ATI usually provide the graphics and video of Toshiba laptops; the PC gaming-ready Qosmio, however, has the comparatively more advanced Nvidia GeForce GTS, which has 1 GB of memory. Also included are stereo speakers, web camera, data/fax modem (except for the Mini Laptop) and Wi-Fi connectivity.
- The Mini Laptop and Qosmio represent opposite ends of the Toshiba laptops' weight and screen size range. The Mini Laptop weighs no more than 3 lbs. and has a screen size of 10.1 inches. On the other side of the spectrum, the Qosmio weighs around 10 lbs. and has a screen size of 18.4 inches.