Toshiba, one of the best Electronic maker that based on the Japan has expanded their Satellite C55D line up in UK Europe market with Toshiba Satellite C55D-A-149 laptop. Like common laptop on its series, the Satellite C55D-A-149 is a budget friendly laptop that designed for home and student user who need a decent laptop for daily use. Yeah, based on the low end of AMD Jaguar architecture, the E1-2100 processor as the heart, this model is not a high end machine for work hard and play, but still offers enough performance for daily work in office or play casual games or streaming movies from Netflix.
Speaking of design, Toshiba Satellite C55D-A149 laptop is identical to the Satellite C55D-A5382 laptop that released in US market, except the color. Unlike the US model that brings black color that makes the laptop looks more solid, the Europe version comes with a Luxe white glossy finish design which makes it looks stylish and premium. The full sized Toshiba’s Tile keyboard also has a white color, along with a full numeric keypad for accurate typing session in daily office work. In term of size, the 2.3 kg laptop which has dimension in 380.0 x 242.0 x 30.8 – 33.35 mm is not lightest and slimmest laptop on its class, but still easy to carry around and comfortable for companion at home or in office.
The 1.0GHZ AMD E1-2100 dual core processor that incorporated with 6GB of 1,333 MHz DDR3 SDRAM provides faster and smoother multitasking performance than common E1-2100’s laptop on its price range. You can easily run business and daily light multimedia multithread applications with ease. Under the hood, the 1TB of Serial ATA Hard Disk Drive with speed of 5400 rpm provides plenty of storage capacity. Its larger than common 15.6 inch budget friendly laptop that usually shipped with a 500GB of Serial ATA Disk drive as internal storage.
Toshiba Satellite C55D-A-149 sports a 15.6 inch High Definition LCD display with LED backlit technology and integrated with AMD Radeon HD 8210 as graphics engine. Yeah, this machine is not can play 3D modern games or handle hard editing video software, but user still get fairly bright, crisp and vivid color for 720p video playback or casual games in low resolution. According to Toshiba, the widescreen display that optimized by TruBrite technology can produces maximum internal resolution at 1,366 x 768 and offers 16:9 viewing angle.
Like common Toshiba Satellite C55D series, the C55D-A-149 laptop also placed all essential ports on the right edge, except the USB 2.0 port and Kensington lock slot that located on the left side. On the left side, there is also a DVD-SuperMulti drive with double layer support for burn or load CDs or DVDs cassettes. On the right edge, there are singe USB 2.0 port, single USB 3.0 port, VGA port, HDMI port as HDTV connector, RJ 45 port for Ethernet LAN and two 3.5mm jacks for headphone and microphone-in. On the front side, the card reader slot is support for multi media cards, such as SDHC, MMC, SD and more.
Of course, the Europe models also equipped with a High Definition web camera that placed on the center of white bezel. Integrated with digital microphone, the camera not only gives bright and crisp face to face video communications, but also support for video recording. The dual Realtek stereo speakers with DTS® Sound technology provides very crisp and loud audio, especially in small room. In term of connectivity, Toshiba C55D-A-149 laptop also brings a full range of connectivity features, includes 10BASE-T/100BASE-TX Ethernet LAN, Bluetooth 4.0 and WiFi 802.11b/g/n Wireless LAN.
Preloaded with new version of the Microsoft Windows 8.1 64-bit as the operating system, the Toshiba’s also preinstalled with multi useful software, such as Adobe Reader, McAfee LiveSafe, PC Health Monitor, Trial version of Microsoft Office Media Player, Eco Utility and more. So, what do you think? Yeah, this model is only powered by low end AMD processor, but it still has many interesting features that make it a good choice to buy, such as large memory space and stylish design. If you interested, Toshiba Satellite C55D-A-149 is now available in market for price around at £ 379.00 with 1 year limited warranty.