One of the most affordable Toshiba’s laptop that powered by AMD platform, called as Toshiba Satellite C55D-A5108 15.6 inch laptop has released in US market and ready now for order in major retailer. Based on the new AMD Jaguar architecture that combined with latest Microsoft Windows version for operating system, the Satellite C55D-A5108 is not the mainstream and powerful laptop. But if you are on the market for a decent machine for daily use and the price is one of your big concern, we believe the latest Toshiba Satellite C55D laptop series still offers many strengths and provides a great value for your money.
Speaking of appearances, the Toshiba Satellite C55D-A5108 laptop is identical to the sub-$300 Toshiba Satellite C55D-A5120 laptop that was released in March, 2014. The solid satin black color that combined with Trax Horizon finished design on the exterior and interior offers robust, solid and make this model looks more premium than other sub-$350 laptop from other brand. Behind the power button, the stereo speakers grill that also optimized by DTS Sound technology provides more than enough audio reproduction for enjoying your favorite video, play some casual games and listening the music in small room.
In term of size, the Toshiba 15.6 inch laptop has dimension in 9.5 x 15 x 1.3 inches with around at 5.3 lbs weighs. Yeah, this is slightly thicker than other modern 15.6 inch laptop on the market but its still can perfectly in your carry bag and still comfortable for companion in office, at home or when you on the trips. Of course, like common Satellite C55 series, the Toshiba C55D-A5108 laptop also brings full sized black Toshiba US keyboard which has comfortable individual keypad and full numeric keypad on the side, along with very responsive Touch pad that supports multi touch.
Under the hood, the Toshiba Satellite 15.6 inch laptop brings similar configurations to HP 255 G2 f7v52ut 15.6 inch Office laptop. The AMD A6-5200 quad core processor which brings up to 2.0GHz of cloaking rates also incorporated with a 4GB of DDR3 SDRAM. It’s not designed for most demanding business and multimedia applications, but still provides more than enough power for daily office and simple multimedia tasks. If you are preferred to running multitask applications at the same time and need faster performance, this machine also gives user ability to upgrades the memory to 16GB of DDR3 SDRAM, so you will get faster and smoother performance, even for most demanding productivity applications. Inside, the 750GB of SATA disk drive offers more space to store your document and files than the HP’s laptop.
Like the HP 255 G2 laptop model, Toshiba Satellite C55D-A5108 also integrated with AMD Radeon HD 8400 as graphics engines and comes with a 15.6 inch HD widescreen display. The display can produces maximum internal resolution around at 1366 x 768 pixels and support 16:9 aspect ratio, which mean you can watch 720p video playback in crisp and stunning color experience. On the left side, there is a DVD-SuperMulti drive with dual layer support, so you watch your favorite movies from DVDs cassette or burn your files into CDs formats.
On the right side, there are few essential connections features, includes two 3.5mm jack for microphone and headphone, USB 3.0 port, RJ 45 port, VGA port and HDMI port as HDTV connector. On the other side, you will find a single USB 2.0 port and security lock slot. The rest of the C55D-A5108 15.6 inch laptop specifications are Ethernet LAN, multimedia card reader slot, WiFi 802.11b/g/n wireless LAN, internal digital microphone, HD front facing web camera that built into center of bezel for Skype communications and 6-cell lithium-ion battery that gives more than fours or battery runtime for daily office multitasks.
Running on the 64-bit version of Microsoft Windows 8.1 as the operating system, the Satellite C55D-A5108 also preloaded with Adobe Reader, Microsoft Office (trial version), TOSHIBA Video Player, WildTangent, TOSHIBA eco Utility and more. So, what do you think? If you are not interesting with multi touch technology and need a reliable device for daily work in office or enjoy some multimedia at home, the $329 Toshiba Satellite C55D-A5108 laptop is still one of the best deals that you can buy for price under $350.