Toshiba C55-A5384 Highlights:
Pros: Specifications are better than most average budget laptops. Bluetooth enabled.
Cons: No touchscreen. Average battery life.
The Toshiba C55-A5384 is very similar to Toshiba C55-A5355, which we have recently reviewed. However, it is a step down as far as specifications are concerned. It is powered by Intel Core i3 processor with 4GB of memory and 500GB hard drive. The laptop features a 15.6 inch screen which is the same as the Toshiba C55-A5355. It weighs just over 5 pounds which may be heavy for some to carry around.
Performance - Although not as powerful as the Intel Core i5 processor found in Toshiba C55-A5355, the Intel Core i3 processor featured in this laptop runs at 2.50GHz is still great for launching multiple applications and getting through your tasks with ease.
Storage & Memory - Toshiba C55-A5384 comes with 4GB of memory and 500GB hard drive. The 4GB memory is standard in most decent laptops. Also, the hard drive space should be sufficient for storing a large amount of files.
Display, Graphics & Sound - Toshiba C55-A5384 features a 15.6 diagonal widescreen TruBrite LED backlit display at 1366x768 native resolution (High Definition). The integrated Intel HD Graphics 4000 is good for video playback and suitable for playing older or less demanding games.
Battery - The 6-cell battery pack provide up to 4 hrs of battery life.
Operating System - Windows 8.
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Toshiba C55-A5384 comes with a built-in HD webcam, 2 USB 2.0 port, 1 USB 3.0 port, memory card reader, HDMI out, wireless connectivity and and DVD-SuperMulti drive. It also features Bluetooth 4.0. The laptop measures 14.96 x 9.53 x 1.39 inches and weighs 5.4 pounds.
Toshiba C55-A5384 comes with all the laptop essentials and is great for web browsing, socializing, emailing, entertainment and multi-tasking. It has more features than most budget laptops like ASUS D450CA-AH21. However, if you're looking for something better, you could consider Toshiba Satellite C55-A5355 or Toshiba Satellite S55-A5359.