If you are really need a new laptop for daily use but did not want to breaking the bank, we recommend you to take a look at the latest Toshiba Satellite C55D laptop series, called as Toshiba Satellite C55D-B5310 laptop. Yeah, like many budget friendly laptop on its price suggest, this machine is may not designed for playing modern 3D games or running most demanding multimedia software. But, the 15.6 inch laptop that shipped with AMD A8-6410 quad core processor and sports a 15.6 inch HD widescreen display still can handle daily mobile computing tasks and entertainment task with ease without get any delays.
Based on the AMD Beema platform with the AMD A8-6410 quad core processor as the heart, Toshiba Satellite C55D-B5310 laptop’s processor is might not delivers the processing power that a professional and tech savvy users are looking for. But, combined with the 4GB of DDR3L memory, the quad core laptop’s processor that clocked around at 2.0 to 2.4 GHz still delivers reliable performance for day to day productivity and multimedia tasks. Running on the 64-bit version of Microsoft Windows 8.1 for the operating system, you still can work on documents, streaming new video, play some casual games, make a Skype video chats, working on spreadsheet or watching new movies from DVDs cassettes and more without any lags. You also can install more modern office and entertainment applications with ease.
Toshiba Satellite C55D-B5310 15.6 inch laptop boasts a High Definition TFT display and can produces maximum internal resolution around at 1366 x 768 pixels. Paired with Toshiba TruBrite technology, the LED-backlit widescreen display promises very crisp and natural color for watching your favorite video or play casual games. Inside, the AMD Radeon R5 as graphics engine provides reliable power to handle daily multimedia and entertainment tasks, along with play some casual games, such as the F1 2014, FIFA 15, Risen 3: Titan Lords, Wolfenstein: The New Order and more games.
Like the predecessor, the Satellite C55D-B5310 15.6 inch laptop is manufactured by a high quality plastic material for casing. The plastic casing that combined with Toshiba textured finished design and Jet Black color for entires design make it looks more solid and premium than they price suggest. Yeah, as the Satellite C55D laptop series, this model also comes with a non-backlit keyboard. Yeah, the laptop’s keyboard is not designed for typing in dim light conditions, but still accurate and comfortable to work with large document and work with MS Office in bright light room, thanks to the full numeric keypad.
In term of size, the 4.9 lbs laptop comes with pretty slim design. Measures around at 10.2 x 15 x 1.1 inch, Toshiba Satellite C55D-B5310 laptop can fit perfectly in your bag and easy to take with you wherever you go. Around the C55D-B5310 laptop’s side, you will find few essential ports, such as two USB 2.0 port, HDMI port, 3.5mm audio combo jack, VGA port, USB 3.0 port and RJ 45 port, along with security lock slot and media card reader slot that compatible with SD, SDXC, MMC and more cards. For other connectivity, the Satellite C55D laptop’s user can use the 10/100 Ethernet LAN, Bluetooth and WiFi 802.11b/g/n.
Toshiba Satellite C55D-B5310 laptop have a 500GB of SATA hard disk drive as internal storage. On the left C55D laptop’s side, the DVD-SuperMulti drive with dual layer support allows user to back up their document, music, video and other files into CDs and DVDs cassettes. On the center top of laptop’s screen, the front facing HD web camera that paired with internal digital microphone provides fairly bright and natural color for self portrait and face to face video communications. Other specifications are 4-cell Lithium Ion battery and built in dual stereo speakers with DTS Sound technology supports.
Of course, there are also few usefully pre-installed applications, such as Adobe Reader, TOSHIBA App Place, TOSHIBA BookPlace, TOSHIBA Resolution+ Upconvert Technology, TOSHIBA eco Utility, trial version of Microsoft Office and more. Yeah, the latest Toshiba Satellite C55D laptop might not designed for everyone, but with a starting price only around at $379, Toshiba Satellite C55D-B5310 15.6 inch laptop is still a great laptop and provides a great value for your money. So, what do you think? If you are on the market for a touch screen laptop and preferred with Intel Haswell platform, we suggest you to check sub-$450 HP Pavilion 15-f010dx 15.6 inch laptop that shipped with Intel Core i3-4010U processor and boasts a HD BrightView touch screen display with a 1366 x 768 pixels native resolution.