Touch-screen laptops are getting very popular lately, especially if they come in a compact size, making it easy to carry them everywhere with ease and the Toshiba L15WB1320 is one of them. Being easy to carry, as it has a display measuring just 11.6″ inches it’s not the only advantage of this laptop, which is also pretty powerful for its size.
The processor is a Pentium N3540, made by Intel, running at 2.66GHz and featuring a cache memory of 2 MB and it’s aided by 4GB of DDR3L RAM memory, making multitasking much easier. The laptop also comes with an integrated Intel HD graphics card, with shared memory and a HDMI output for connecting it to a bigger display or TV set. In terms of storage capacity, it comes with a 500 GB Serial ATA hard drive. There’s no optical drive, but two USB ports and a multiformat media reader, supporting enough types of cards should successfully replace it.
Toshiba L15WB1320’s display measures 11.6 inches and it’s an LED-backlit TFT high-definition widescreen touch-screen panel. It has a resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which, combined with the reduced size, results in a high-pixel density, offering crisp and vivid images. Also, since it’s a touch-screen, you can easily navigate through the pre-installed 64-bit version of Windows 8.1, just like on a tablet.
A special feature worth mentioning is the Intel Wireless Display, which can be used to stream movies, photos or music on a Smart TV, without needing any cables, from your hard disk or online.
As you can see, the Toshiba L15WB1320 has a special set of hinges, enabling you to open the lid in order to use it in tablet mode, beside other modes. The integrated webcam and microphone are perfect to keep in touch with your loved ones or if you just need to make a quick video call over Skype or Google Hangouts. Let’s not forget about the stereo speakers either, which come in handy if you want to use this compact laptop for consuming some media, like music or a movie.
The battery is a 2-cell lithium-ion model, which, considering the fact that we’re dealing with a compact laptop, is able to provide more than five hours of power with ease.
In terms of design, the Toshiba L15WB1320, beside its special hinges, the Toshiba L15WB1320 comes with a ‘fusion finish’ in satin gold, offering an overall sophisticated appearance. Also, due to the lack of an optical drive, it’s one of the slimmest laptops on the market, measuring just 0.86″ in thickness.
The Toshiba L15WB1320 is available for $453.99, with a pre-installed copy of Windows 8.1, Adobe Reader, Google Drive and more. A very good price, considering the portability and the extra features of this little laptop. If you’re always on the go and in need of a powerful device that doesn’t require a lot of space in your luggage or backpack, this one is an option you should consider.