Toshiba Satellite C55-A5104 Highlights -
Pros: Great value. Basic specifications.
Cons: No touchscreen. No Bluetooth support.
Toshiba Satellite C55-A5104 is a great choice for budget conscious users. It may not have an impressive set of specifications like the Toshiba Satellite S55-A5176, however at a price less than US$400, it is more than capable of getting basic tasks done. Toshiba Satellite C55-A5104 laptop comes with an Intel Celeron N2820 processor, 4 GB internal memory, 15.6 inch high definition widescreen display and a spacious 500 GB hard drive storage. The satin black finish makes for a very stylish appearance.
Performance - The Intel Celeron N2820 processor in the C55-A5104 runs at a clock speed of up to 2.39GHz. It is a power efficient dual-core processor specifically suited for entry-level notebooks. The performance is adequate for simple everyday tasks like internet or office productivity, but not for complex software or modern games.
Storage & Memory - Toshiba Satellite C55-A5104 comes with 4GB of memory (expandable to 8GB) and 500GB (5400 RPM) hard drive. Both the memory and storage space is adequate for day to day office and light multimedia tasks.
Display, Graphics & Sound - The laptop features a 15.6 inch high definition TruBrite LED backlit display with a maximum resolution of 1366×768 pixels. It also supports streaming of 720p content. The laptop is not a touch screen laptop. Toshiba Satellite C55-A5104 has on-board Intel HD Graphics that is only suitable for light-duty gaming. The dual stereo speakers placed above the keyboard together with DTS Sound software offer decent audio quality.
Battery - The 6-cell battery pack provides up to 5 hours of battery life.
Operating System - Windows 8.1.
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Toshiba Satellite C55-A5104 also features a built-in high definition webcam with microphone, 1 ultra-speed USB 3.0 port and 2 standard USB 2.0 ports, Dual-Layer Multiformat DVD±RW optical drive, Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, HDMI output, Ethernet LAN for internet networking and a multi-format media card reader. The laptop measures 15 x 9.50 x 1.40 inches and weighs 5.3 pounds.
Toshiba Satellite C55-A5104 offers everything a budget conscious user could ask for: basic power, storage and functionality - all at a great price. If you do not wish to spend big on a new laptop for features that you will hardly use, then Toshiba Satellite C55-A5104 could be your choice. If you're looking for a laptop with more powerful specifications then consider Toshiba Satellite S55-A5359.