Toshiba Satellite C55T-A5247 Review

Toshiba Satellite C55T-A5247 Review

Toshiba Satellite C55T-A5247 Review
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Toshiba Satellite C55T-A5247 is a functional and reliable computer with a performance in a higher range than its low price tag. It seems to be created with an average laptop user's daily computing needs in mind without the unnecessary technologies they won't use. But it is not average at all.. Latest Haswell i3 processor at 2.3 GHz, 4GB RAM, 500GB hard drive and more interestingly a LED Backlit Display Touch Screen.. You'll be surprised with the price.

Key Features:
One of the most important features of this computer is its 4th generation Haswell i3 processor that allows you to get longer lasting battery and definitely better performance than previous generations. 4GB RAM means running several programs and multiple browser tabs at the same time will not be a problem. It also comes with the capable Mobile Intel HD graphics for sharp images. 500GB SATA hard drive is more than enough to save your files, music and videos but if you happen to need more storage, you can connect an external hard drive through one of the USB ports.

Other Features:

I quite like the 15.6 inch True Brite touchscreen on this Toshiba. It is quite responsive and intuitive and makes Windows 8 much easier to use. It is a 720p resolution one and quite energy efficient with the LED backlit display. For HD picture quality at 1080p, you can also connect it to your HDTV at home, it will automatically convert the image from 720p to 1080p.

Audio quality is more than sufficient through the stereo speakers and DTS Sound.

Keyboard is designed to be comfortable, touchpad to be intuitive and responsive and the 10 numeric keypad to make data entry easier and to allow for faster typing.

Windows 8 is the operating system on this Toshiba Satellite. Touch screen lets you navigate better on Windows 8 .

Toshiba Satellite C55T-A5247 Review
6-Cell Li-ion Battery Pack gives you a decent battery life as this is also an Energy Star qualified machine like other 93% of Toshiba laptops.

Toshiba Satellite is quite modern and handsome with its satin Black in trax horizon texture. It is also quite portable with its 5.4 lbs weight and just under 1.4 inch thickness. You can easily fit it anywhere when you are on the go.

DVD SuperMulti drive supporting 11 formats, Built-in Wi-Fi, integrated high-definition webcam, 2 x USB 2.0, 1 x USB 3.0 for transferring data super quickly, HDMI port to connect to your big-screen TV to enjoy the HD experience on a larger screen, media-memory card reader to download photos from your camera quickly, Webcam to connect to your friends and family live on Skype, Bluetooth to sync your smart phone and other portables, or to enjoy better cordless entertainment with external speakers.

Pros: Eco Utility function and Energy Star qualified - Haswell processor (powerful and energy efficient) - Very functional and reliable - Touch Screen - User friendly keyboard with 10 key numeric keypad - Toshiba brand / quality.

Cons: Speakers could be a little louder but more than fine at this price and considering all the other features you're getting - Windows 8 for some.. Again this is also not really a con thanks to the ease of navigation with the responsive touchscreen on Toshiba.

Conclusion: I am quite pleased with the new Toshiba Satellite C55T - A5247's performance and functionality. To be quite honest I wasn't expecting to see a 4th generation Haswell processor and a touch screen at this price range. You won't find the overhyped and rarely used features on this machine, but everything that you need on a day to day basis. Not to be missed at the current Amazon price!

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