Toshiba Satellite E45T-B4300 is a mid-price laptop but it offers lots of premium features and good hardware configuration. Encased in an aluminum cover, the laptop has full high definition display (1080p), wireless ac, backlit keyboard alongside strong hardware configuration. Satellite E45T-B4300 comes with Intel core i5-4210u dual core processor, 8GB RAM and 750GB hard drive. The price of the laptop is $700 approx (at Best Buy). The main competitor of the laptop is Dell Inspiron 15 7000 Series i7537T-2786sLV, which costs around $780 but has full HD 15.6” screen, backlit keyboard, Intel core i7-4510u processor,8GB memory and 1TB hard drive. Though it costs you little extra, the price is justified as it comes with more powerful processor, extra storage as well as 4 USB 3.0 ports. It also comes with backlit keyboard. Both the laptops are touchscreen enabled. Toshiba Satellite E45T-B4300 is a thin laptop and doesn’t come with CD/DVD drive. It weighs around 4.5lbs and is only 0.9” thick. The HDMI is capable of transmitting 4K content. Here is a brief review about specifications and performance of Toshiba Satellite E45T-B4300:
Toshiba Satellite E45T-B4300 Specification and Performance
Toshiba Satellite E45T-B4300 has dual core Intel core i5-4210u processor which operates with 1.7GHz and, due to Turbo-boost technology, core frequency can rise up to 2.7GHz. It comes with 3MB of L3 cache memory and offers good performance for running office applications, video conferencing, watching video, emailing, creating presentations, compressing large files, changing media file formats and installing iTunes etc. It also supports entry level photo and video editing. The laptop doesn’t have discrete graphics and integrated Intel HD 4400 graphics is the only option for the machine. As long as your gaming needs don’t go beyond causal gaming, Toshiba Satellite E45T-B4300 is a decent mid-size laptop. However, if you are looking for better gaming performance and your computing needs include frequent photo and video editing and file encoding, Dell i7537T-2786sLV would be more appropriate option as it comes with a powerful processor.
Toshiba Satellite E45T-B4300 comes with 8GB DDR3L 1600MHz memory which can be expanded up to 16GB. It comes with 750GB 5400rpm hard drive which is preloaded with Windows 8.1 operating system The 14” LED backlit display supports max resolution of 1920 X 1080 which means it can support up to 1080p. The HDMI is capable of providing 4K Ultra HD output.
When it comes to ports and connectivity features, it comes with 2 USB 3.0 port one with USB 3.0 charge and USB 2.0 port, HDMI, audio jack Ethernet port. However, display port and thunderbolt ports are not available with this laptop. Network connectivity includes Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11ac and Bluetooth. It is also Intel Wireless display capable.
The 4 cell lithium polymer battery offers up to 7 hours of battery backup.
Pros of Toshiba Satellite E45T-B4300
Decent laptop for those who are looking for premium features, all day battery life as well as optimum performance
Full HD screen
Cons of Toshiba Satellite E45T-B4300