Toshiba Satellite C55-A5182 Review

Toshiba Satellite C55-A5182 Review

15.6 inch Toshiba Satellite C55-A5182 Laptop
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Toshiba Satellite C55-A5182 laptop is the latest addition to C50 series, providing all the features that you may need on a day to day basis for you to surf on the net, chat on Skype, multitask different programs, watch movies, listen to music and more: A powerful and fast Haswell Intel i3 processor, generous memory, a beautiful LED backlit HD display, DTS sound and a variety of connectivity ports at a price that won't affect your wallet.

Toshiba C55-A5182 has the 4th generation Intel Core i3-4000M processor and 6GB DDR3L SDRAM memory at 1600MHz memory (that can be upgraded up to 16 GB) mean the system responds very quickly no matter what you do and the 750GB HD SATA at 5400rpm is plenty of storage for your photos and videos. Windows 8.1 operating system comes pre-installed and it is not as bad as it is made out to be, shouldn't take you long to get used to after Windows 7 or XP.

15.6 inch widescreen HD TruBrite display with 16:9 cinematic aspect ratio and 1366x768 pixel resolution (supports 720p content) and Mobile Intel HD Graphics offer sharp and clear images while using less power thanks to LED backlit concept. Resolution+ transforms your standard-definition DVD content into clearer and more vivid images which appear and feel similar to high definition. Integrated stereo speakers and Toshiba's special DTS sound system help you get the best sound possible on a laptop at this price range. HD Webcam and microphone allow you to go on Skype and videoconference with colleagues and talk live with family and friends.

Toshiba Satellite C55-A5182 Review
It comes with a standard full-size US keyboard that lets you type fast and enter numeric data easily with a 10-key numpad and a touch pad supporting multi touch gestures, like swiping, rotating, pinching and moving through images on the screen. Black Toshiba C55-A5182 weighs 5.3 lbs and has the dimensions of 14 x 13 x 1.20 inches. Its rechargeable 6-Cell Li-ion Battery Pack Li-Ion (48Wh) gives you around 3.5 to 4 hours of battery life in average use. It is an Energy Star qualified computer, like 93% of other Toshiba laptops, also EPEAT Gold Registered and RoHS Compatible.

There is no Bluetooth- no antenna on the Toshiba C55 but a DVD-SuperMulti drive, 802.11b/g/n wireless, 10/100 Ethernet LAN, memory card reader to move files from your digital camera, smart phone and other devices easily, 1-USB 3.0 port for super swift data transfers, 2-USB 2.0 ports, an HDMI output port to watch movies and play games at HD quality, RGB port, HDD Recovery, headphone jack (stereo) and a security cable lock slot..

Conclusion: It would have been nicer to have a touchscreen to use with the Windows 8 or 8.1 but touchpad is quite all right too and bear in mind that this is a budget computer at a lower price, with simple but ideal features to work efficiently on your daily tasks, internet and some games with its Haswell i3 processor, 6GB RAM and 750 GB hard drive, as well as DTS sound system, HD TruBrite display and a variety of connectivity options. A great value laptop that should last you quite a while with its solid build quality.

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