Toshiba has included fourth-generation Intel Core i5 CPU to its premium Toshiba Satellite P55T-A5116 touch screen Laptop which provides more than enough performance when it comes to regular computing. It seems that laptop has been designed with entertainment in mind but It suits offices, students and mobile users as well. The laptop is thin (just 1 inch) and weighs around 5.3lbs. Satellite P55T-A5116 comes with premium features like backlit keyboard, USB sleep and charge, full high definition resolution. Toshiba has managed to put all these into a much affordable solution. This 15.6” laptop with a touchscreen is available at $750. Toshiba P55T-A5116 laptop is based on Windows 8.1 operating system and touchscreen makes the overall Windows 8 experience more enjoyable. It comes with Full HD screen, thus, watching movies and video will be more pleasant. This model offers 8GB RAM and 750GB hard drive. It comes with 4 cell 43whr battery which offers average battery life. Toshiba Satellite P55T-A5116 comes with inbuilt DVD drive and a number of fancy features like sleep and music and USB Sleep-and-Charge to recharge your smart phone. Here is a brief review about specifications and performance of the laptop.
specification and performance of Toshiba P55T-A5116
Intel core i5-4200U operates with 1.6GHz frequency and core frequency can rise up to 2.6 GHz. The processor is not the fastest processor around, but is fast enough for home and most of the office computing tasks. It also delivers performance for light multimedia tasks. You can do casual media editing or file conversion with this machine. Even though the laptop is aimed at entertainment purposes, sadly Toshiba P55T-A5116 doesn’t come with a dedicated NVIDIA or AMD graphics. It is integrated with Intel HD 4400 graphics which is capable of running less demanding games like F1, Fifa 14, Dota 2, Gird 2 in low to medium settings. It can run Minecraft as well.
Toshiba P55TA5116 comes with 8GB DDR3L 1600MHz memory and conventional 5400rpm hard drive. A hybrid drive might have boosted the performance, unfortunately there is no hybrid drive here. It features Full HD TruBrite LED Backlit Touchscreen Display.
Toshiba Satellite P55T-A5116 is fully-featured Windows laptop. There are 2 USB 3.0 ports – one of them USB sleep and charge, 2 USB 2.0 port, HDMI, RJ 45, VGA, separate microphone and headphone ports, an SD card reader. Network connectivity is supported by Bluetooth, dual band Wi-Fi AC, and Gigabit Ethernet
The 4 cell 43whr non-user replaceable battery lasts up to 5 hours
Pros of Toshiba Satellite P55T-A5116
Back lit Keyboard
USB sleep and charge
Cons of Toshiba Satellite P55T-A5116
No dedicated graphics