Toshiba Satellite S55-A5359 Highlights -
Pros: Impressive specifications. Very large storage space.
Cons: Bit pricey. Unimpressive battery life. No touchscreen.
Although Toshiba Satellite S55-A5359 is similar to the Toshiba Satellite C55-A5355, it is packed with more processing power and storage. The powerful Intel Core i7 along with 8GB of memory will make the latest applications run with ease and without any glitch. Even hard core users will love the speed at which the processor handles multi-tasking and the 1TB hard drive will ensure that you won't run out of storage space any time soon. The 15.6 widescreen high definition display comes with Mobile Intel HD Graphics 4600. Also, the brushed aluminium (ice silver) finish makes the laptop look quite attractive.
Performance - The Intel Core i7-4700MQ processor can clock speeds of up to 2.4GHz. In addition, Intel's Turbo Boost technology can automatically increase the speed up to 3.4GHz when needed. The processor is perfect for all of your most demanding tasks.
Storage & Memory - Toshiba Satellite S55-A5359 comes with 8GB of memory and a 1TB hard drive. The memory can be increased up to 16GB, however it is not necessary as 8GB should be enough for performing daily tasks. The large 1TB hard drive gives you plenty of space compared to what you typically find on an average laptop.
Display, Graphics & Sound - The 15.6 inch high hefinition widescreen display with LED backlit technology has a maximum internal resolution of 1366x768 pixels. This is NOT a touchscreen laptop. The laptop comes with Mobile Intel HD Graphics 4600. Both the graphics and the screen aren’t designed for high end gaming. The harman/kardon stereo speakers offer premium sound quality.
Battery - The non-replacable 4-cell battery gives you between 3 to 4 hours of battery life.
Operating System - Windows 7 Professional. It also comes with the Microsoft Windows 8.1 Pro restore disk if you choose to upgrade to Windows 8.1 Pro.
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Toshiba Satellite S55-A5359 features a memory card reader, 1 USB 2.0 port, 1 USB 3.0 port, 1 USB 3.0 port with USB sleep and charge, HDMI output port, HD webcam and microphone. It also features a DVD-SuperMulti drive and wireless connectivity. The laptop measures 9.60 x 14.90 x 1 inches and weighs 5.1 pounds.
If you're after a laptop that offers super multi-tasking features then you can't go wrong with Toshiba Satellite S55-A5359. It features a powerful processor that would help you to complete all your tasks seamlessly. However, the lack of a touchscreen and unimpressive battery life may not be suited for users who are looking for portability.