Looking for a new 15.6 inch laptop but did not have much budget? If you are not too concern about gaming performance and only need a decent laptop for working with daily office tasks and enjoy some multimedia tasks, we think you should take a look at Toshiba Satellite C55D-B5319 laptop. Yeah, the latest Toshiba Satellite C55D 15.6 inch laptop series that comes with the AMD E1-2100 processor is may not designed for business and professional user. But for a student who looking for back to school machine or office workers, the Satellite C55D-B5319 laptop still provides big performance for the price under $250.
Toshiba Satellite C55D-B5319 Specifications Review
Toshiba Satellite C55D-B5319 is may not a high end laptop and not the lightest 15.6 inch laptop on the market, but it’s still comes with lightweight design and brings slimmer design than its competitor on its class. The Toshiba 4.85 lbs laptop which has dimension in 14.96 x 10.2 x 1.05 inch is pretty lightweight and easy to hold in one hand. It’s also easily to slip into almost all backpack or carry bag. For comparison, the ASUS D550MAV-DB01 15.6 inch laptop has dimension in 15.0 x 9.9 x 1.2 inch and weighing around at 4.7 lbs. Under the bottom Toshiba laptop’s cover, the 4-cell Lithium-ion laptop’s battery promises more than five hours of battery usage between charges.
The AMD E1-2100 dual core processor is may old processor and designed for low end notebook. But, combined with the 4GB of DDR3 SDRAM, the Satellite C55D-B5319 laptop’s processor that clocked around at 1.0GHz still provides enough power to handle day to day mobile computing tasks in office, school, home or when you on the go. The 64-bit version of Microsoft Windows 8.1 with Bing as the operating system promises fairly stable and smooth performance for running some productivity and light multimedia and entertainment tasks, such as send/create email, browse the web, watching HD video, makes a Skype video chats and working with Microsoft Office and Adobe Reader.
Toshiba Satellite C55D-B5319 laptop comes with a 15.6 inch High Definition TFT display and optimized with Toshiba TruBrite technology. The LED-backlit Satellite laptop’s display can produces maximum internal resolution around at 1366 x 768 pixels, so you only can watching your favorite video or streaming new movies from internet in 720p video resolution. If you need to viewing your video in 1080p HD video resolution, you should connect the 15.6 inch laptop’s display into external HDTV or digital monitor via HDMI port and VGA port that placed on the right C55D laptop’s side.
Like the predecessor, the Satellite C55D-B5319 laptop also equipped with a 500GB of Serial-ATA disk drive. Yeah, its may not the largest memory, but you still can store more than hundred of video and music files with ease. For backup, there is a SuperMulti DVD Burner drive on the left laptop’s side that compatible with CDs and DVDs cassettes formats. Above the laptop’s screen, you will find a front facing High Definition web camera that integrated with internal digital microphone, so you can keep in touch with family, friends or co-workers when you on the occasional trips.
Toshiba Satellite C55D-B5319 15.6 inch laptop equipped with non-backlit keyboard. The full sized laptop’s keyboard is may not designed for typing on a room with the lights off, but it’s still accurate and comfortable for working with document and spreadsheet in bright light room. Unfortunately, the internal laptop’s stereo speakers performance only can produces tinny sound, so we recommend to use the external headphone for stunning audio experience. Other laptop’s specifications are audio combo jack, few USB 2.0 and 3.0 port, media card reader slot, Ethernet LAN with RJ-45 port, security lock slot and WiFi 802.11b/g/n for wireless internet connection.
Yeah, the Satellite C55D-B5319 laptop’s performance is may not designed for medium to high end level users. The laptop’s speakers also a bit disappointed. But, with a slim and light design and priced only around at $248, Toshiba Satellite C55D-B5319 15.6 inch laptop is still a great deals and offers a great value for your money. So, what do you think? If you are preferred with AMD laptop’s performance and need a larger memory space, we suggest you to take a look at the sub-$300 HP 15-f003dx 15.6 inch laptop that comes with a 750GB of SATA disk drive and powered by AMD A6-5200 processor.