Looking for new Touch laptop from well known brand, but did not want to spend much money? Its look hard, but now you can get it with ease. If you are Toshiba fan, we recommend you to check the most affordable 15.6 inch Touch laptop in Toshiba Satellite C Series lineup, the Satellite C55Dt-A5307 laptop. Yeah, if the price and multi touch capabilities are your big concern, Toshiba Satellite C55Dt-A5307 15.6 inch laptop is one of the best Toshiba’s Touch affordable laptop that you can get for price under $400.
Toshiba Satellite C55Dt-A5307 is a new entry-level notebook in C series, but its still provide a smooth performance in multi thread office or multimedia applications. Powered by AMD A6-5200 SOC quad-core Processor that integrated with 4GB of DDR3 RAM and combined with AMD Radeon HD 8400 as graphics accelerator, this machine offers a good combinations for work hard and play hard. The 64-bit version of Microsoft Windows 8 as the operating system also ensures student and small home business users will get fast and seamless daily computing experience.
Like common Satellite C budget friendly laptop, the C55Dt-A5307 15.6 inch laptop also comes with a high quality plastic for casing and Trax Horizon finish design. In term of size, the A6-5200 laptop is identical to Toshiba Satellite C55DT-A5250 laptop that shipped with AMD E1-1200 processor. Measures 9.5 x 15 x 1.3 inches and weighing around at 5.3 lbs with a 6-cell Lithium Ion battery, this is not a sleek and light machine, but its still easy to carry around with you, especially if you have a big shoulder. No word on battery runtime, but like the previous model, we think the satin black laptop is still can produces at least 4 hours of battery life on light usage.
Similar to its predecessor, the newest model also boasts a 15.6 inch High Definition TFT touch screen display with support a 1366 x 768 native resolutions and 10-point touch capabilities. The LED backlit and Toshiba’s TruBrite technology delivers fairly bright, images and crisp color for both images and video. Yeah, it’s not supports a Full 1080p HD video playback, but you can still connect it into external compatible HDMI-display via HDMI port. Yeah, the integrated AMD graphics card is have a slightly lower performance than Intel HD graphics 4000, but the company said if this laptop still compatible and have more than enough performance for watch 720 HD video, streaming movies or play modern games in 720p resolution.
On the right edges, there are 3.5mm microphone jack, audio jack to connect into external stereo headphones, single USB 2.0 port, single USB 3.0 port, VGA port, HDMI port and RJ 45 as Ethernet connector. On the other side, there are a single USB 2.0 port, Kensington lock slot and a DVD-SuperMulti optical drive with double-layer support, so you van load more DVDs applications or burn your files into CDs cassettes. Like other budget friendly laptop on its class, the newest Satellite C55Dt series also equipped with a 500GB of Serial ATA Hard Disk Drive which has spinning speed of 5400 rpm.
Of course, there are also few Toshiba’s multimedia features, such as built in stereo speakers with DTS Sound technology (located above the black keyboard), internal digital microphone and High Definition web camera for face to face video conference or video chats with friends. Other features are 10/100 Ethernet LAN, built-in 802.11b/g/n wireless LAN for internet connection and multimedia card reader slot with support a wide range of card formats on the front side of palmrest.
There are also few useful softwares for productivity, multimedia and security, such as Norton, HDD Protection, Origin, Microsoft Office, Media Player, WildTangent, eco Utility and Toshiba App Place. Yeah, this is not a high end multimedia or office laptop, but with a starting price around at $399.99 and free shipping, Toshiba Satellite C55Dt-A5307 is still a great Touch laptop and gives a big value for your money. So, what do you think? If you are looking for a smaller Touch laptop which has much better office and multimedia performance, we think you can consider buy the $699 Satellite E45T-A4300 14 inch Touch laptop. The 0.8 inch thick premium laptop with Intel Core i5-4200U processor and preinstaled Dragon Assistant software.