Toshiba satellite C855D-S5201 may not look fascinating to users who are looking for a budget laptop that delivers more than regular computing. However, those who need a computer for typing, browsing internet, viewing and storing, Toshiba C855D-S5201 will meet their requirement with its low end E1-1200 Accelerated Processor, 4GB DDR3 memory and 640 GB SATA drive. The main advantage of this laptop is that it offers enough room for storage. It is a Windows 8 laptop without touch screen feature. USB 3.0 port is missing in this machine which, however, is not that significant unless you have to transfer pools of file from one media to another. The main disadvantage of model: C855D-S5201 is that it lacks HDMI output. Here is a brief overview of the laptop:
Toshiba Satellite C855D-S5201 specification and performance
Toshiba Satellite C855D-S5201 is integrated with AMD E1-1200 APU which is a dual core processor and operates with 1.4GHz frequency. It comes with 512KB level 2 cache per core. Now what kind of performance we can expect from this processor unit?
With AMD Radeon HD 7310 graphic,s the processor can deliver performance for social media, mailing, typing office documents, internet browsing and playing videos. In fact, it can stream HD videos as well. The 15.6” display of this laptop offers 1366*768 pixel resolution and, therefore, offers 720p HD resolution. When it comes to gaming, Toshiba C855D-S5201 is not suitable for gaming. Even low end games will not run smoothly. The laptop offers preinstalled optical drive.
Satellite C855D-S5201 comes with 4GB DDR3 memory. The memory speed is 1600MHz. 640GB hard drive rotates with 5400 rpm speed. There is a HD webcam with microphone.
Connectivity features include 3 USB 2.0 ports, VGA port, and memory card reader. There is no HDMI output.
Network connectivity features includes Fast Ethernet and 802.11 b/g/n wi-fi.
The 48whr, 6 cell battery pack of Toshiba Satellite C855D-S5201 offers up to 4 hours of battery life.
Pros of Toshiba satellite C855D-S5201
640 GB hard drive
Cons of Toshiba C855D-S5201
NO USB 3.0 ports
AT $300 this laptop is a good choice for home use and for students who don’t need to run high end applications.