Priced at around $450, Toshiba Satellite C55T-A5102 offers decent performance and features for its price, making it suitable for anyone who wants power for regular computing and light entertainment. Weighing around 5.3lbs, this unit is not very mobile; but users will still be able to carry it out. The build quality is average. The laptop features 4th generation Intel Core i3-4000M CPU, which has a speed of 2.5GHz and the processor is Hyper-Threading enabled. The best part of Toshiba C55T-A5102 is that it is a touch screen laptop. It is integrated with a 4GB memory and 750GB hard drive. The machine is appropriate for student, home and home office users who require decent processing power from a small and reasonably priced machine. Along with all necessary ports and connectivity features, a DVD drive has also been squeezed into the laptop. To know more about this laptop read following brief review about its specifications and performance.
Toshiba Satellite C55T-A5102 specification and performance
Toshiba Satellite C55T-A5102 is powered by Intel core i3-4000M processor which is a part of Intel’s 4th generation or Haswell processor. It is a dual core processor and each core operates with 2.4GHz. It comes with 3MB of L3 cache. The processor is integrated with Intel HD 4600 graphics. The performance of this processor is at par with 2.5GHz Intel core i3-3120M processor. The graphics supports casual gaming. Low end games like Dota 2, Tomb Raider, Guild wars 2, Counter Strike Global offensive, Border lands 2, Minecraft etc are playable. It is not a gaming laptop and is intended for home users and students. It is also a good choice for everyday use like typing, browsing internet, watching movies and office tasks like creating presentation and working with spreadsheets.
Toshiba C55T-A5102 comes with 4GB DDR3L 1600MHz memory and 750GB HDD drive. The hard drive is preloaded with Windows 8.1 operating system along with other softwares like new Microsoft Office 365 customers, Adobe Reader, Norton Anti-Theft (30-day Trial), Norton Internet Security (30-day trial subscription), TOSHIBA App Place and other Toshiba software.
The 15.6” HD TruBrite LED Backlit Touchscreen display offers native resolution of 1366 by 768 which in turn supports 720p high definition playback.
Toshiba Satellite C55T-A5100 is not as thin and light as an ultrabook, but it offers lot more features, including inbuilt DVD burner and high definition webcam. User will get three USB ports (one of them USB 3.0-capable), VGA, HDMI, Mini, a media card reader, microphone and headphone ports.
Network connectivity is supported by Fast Ethernet and 802.11 b/g/n wi-fi. No Bluetooth connectivity is available with this laptop. 6-Cell, 48whr battery offers up to 4 hours of battery life
Pros of C55T-A5102
Affordable touch screen laptop with reasonable performance
750 GB hard drive
Cons of Toshiba C55T-A5102