Toshiba Satellite C55D-B5241 Mini Review, decent 15.6 inch AMD laptop for daily use witha a really affordable price. Are you on the market for a thin and light budget laptop, but did not want to spend much money? If you on the market for a daily 15.6 inch laptop and preferred with AMD quad core laptop’s performance, we recommend you to check the Toshiba Satellite C55D-B5241 laptop specifications. Yeah, the sub-$350 laptop from Japan based company that shipped with a AMD A4-6210 quad core processor is not designed for watching video or play games in high resolution. But if you only need a portable laptop for daily activity in home, office or when you on the go, the Toshiba C55D-B5241 is still delivers good performance and worth for your money.
Based on the AMD Beema platform as the heart with AMD A4-6210 quad core processor that clocked around at 1.8 GHz, Toshiba Satellite C55D-B5241 provides enough power you will need for daily computing tasks. Yeah, the AMD Beema quad core processor is not comes with AMD Turbo technology, but with the 4GB of 1600 MHz DDR3L SDRAM and the integrated AMD Radeon R3 as graphics engine on the inside, the latest Toshiba Satellite C55D 15.6 inch laptop series still delivers reliable power and promises seamless performance for browse the web, light multimedia tasks and working with daily office applications.
Similar to common 15.6 inch laptop from Toshiba Satellite C55D series, the Satellite C55D-B5241 laptop also comes with the Toshiba textured resin finished design. The Plastic casing that combined with Jet Black color for entires body make it looks more solid and sturdy than they really are. It’s also comes with fairly portable and light design. Measures around at 14.9 x 10.2 x 1.0 inch (37.8 x 25.9 x 2.5 cm), the 4.85 lbs Satellite C55D laptop easy to carry around with you and light to hold, even for one hand. Like the previous mode, the 4-cell Lithium Ion C55D-B5241 laptop battery also gives more than 5 hours of battery life between charge.
Toshiba Satellite C55D-B5241 15.6 inch High Definition laptop’s display with Toshiba TruBrite technology offers fairly crisp, clear and bright color for watching video, streaming movies or play casual games. The LED-backlit Satellite C55D laptop glossy display can produce maximum internal resolution around at 1366 x 768 pixels, which mean you only can play 720p video content and need to connect into external display for playing multimedia content in 1080p HD resolution. On the side, there is a SuperMulti DVD Burner drive for loading more applications and games from CDs or DVDs cassettes along with burn your files for backup.
Like common Toshiba Satellite 15.6 inch budget laptop, the Satellite C55D-B5241 also equipped with a 500GB of Serial-ATA hard disk drive. The internal storage which brings up to 5400 RPM for read/write speeds offers plenty of storage space to your video, music and document files. The full size laptop’s keyboard also comes with full numeric keypad for working with large spreadsheet and Microsoft Office. Above the black Satellite laptop’s keyboard, there is an internal laptop’s stereo speakers produce fairly clear and loud audio, thanks to the Skull Candy and DTS Sound technology.
Around the Toshiba C55D-B5241 laptop’s edge, you will find a full range of connectivity features, includes 3.5mm Microphone input /headphone out port, VGA port, single USB 3.0 port, HDMI port, two USB 2.0 port and RJ 45 port as 10/100 Mbps Ethernet LAN port. On the top of Toshiba Satellite C55D-B5241 display’s bezel, you can use the front facing web camera that integrated with microphone for makes a face to face video chats. Other specifications are security lock slot, large Touchpad, 4-in-1 media card reader slot, Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n Wireless LAN and more.
Running on the 64-bit version of Microsoft Windows 8.1 OS, this is an inexpensive 15.6 inch laptop also preloaded with few usefully applications, such as Adobe Reader, TOSHIBA eco Utility, trial version of new Microsoft Office 365 and Norton™ Internet Security and more. Yeah, this is may not a powerful machine, but with a starting price only around at $329, Toshiba Satellite C55D-B5241 is still a great laptop and provides big performance for the price. Check also HP ProBook 455 G2 J5P30UT 15.6 inch laptop for better mobile computing tasks performance.