Toshiba Black 15.6″ Satellite Touch C55T-A5123

Toshiba Black 15.6″ Satellite Touch C55T-A5123 is a low-cost touch screen laptop driven by latest Intel Celeron N2820 processor which offers decent speed to the laptop.  This 15.6” touch screen laptop it’s not too big but is a little heavy to lug around on a daily basis and it’s appropriate for extensive typing, web browsing, watching video etc. Moreover, the touch screen feature adds extra bit of flexibility to the computer. Toshiba C55T-A5123 could be a good choice for both – home users and students. It can be used for home office as well. Other features of the laptop are standard- It comes with 4GB RAM and 500GB hard drive. All the necessary ports like HDMI, USB 3.0 are available with this laptop. It comes with a DVD drive as well. Satellite Touch C55T-A5123 is attractively priced at around $400. Here is a brief review about specifications and expected performance of Toshiba satellite C55T-A5123

Toshiba Black 15.6″ Satellite Touch C55T-A5123  specification and performance

Let us start with Intel Celeron N2820 processor which powers the laptop. The processor is based on Intel’s Bay Trail platform and offers decent performance for regular computing tasks like working with office suite, browsing web, social networking and watching videos. Celeron N2820 is a dual core processor and operates with up to 2.39GHz. Toshiba Satellite Touch C55T-A5123 comes with Intel HD graphics designed to work with Bay Trail mobile processor and operates with up to 756 MHz. This graphics is not suitable for playing latest high end games like Battlefield 4, COD ghosts. Low end games like World of Warcraft and source engine based games like Dota 2, Team Fortress 2 can run on this laptop in low details with just playable frame rates. As the TDP of the processor is quite low, the processor is energy efficient.

15.6” screen of Toshiba C55TA5123 features LED Backlight, HD TruBrite Touchscreen Display which supports maximum 1366 by 768 pixel resolution. It supports 720p high definition streaming but cannot display 1080p contents.

The laptop comes with 4GB DDR3L SDRAM and the memory is upgradable up to 8GB. There is a 500GB hard drive which operates with 5400 rpm speed.  Windows 8.1 is preloaded on to hard drive.

Toshiba satellite C55T-A5123 comes with a VGA port, as well as three USB ports (one of which is USB 3.0), HDMI, a headphone jack, and a microphone jack. There is a 6-in-1 memory card reader that supports SD, SDHC, SDXC,MMC, MicroSD and miniSD. There is also RJ 45 jack to support Fast Ethernet. The wireless network connectivity is supported By 802.11 b/g/n.

The 6 cell lithium ion battery offers up to 4 hours (approx.) of battery life, once fully charged.

Pros of Toshiba Satellite C55TA5123

Inexpensive laptop

Deliver enough performance for day to day computing

Touch screen

Cons of Toshiba C55T-A5123

No Bluetooth

Low battery life

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