Are you need a reliable 17.3 inch laptop for desktop replacement in office or at home but did not has much budget? If you think the big screen laptop is out range of your budget, we think you should take a look at the latest laptop in Toshiba Satellite C75D series, named Toshiba Satellite C75DA7130 laptop. Based on the AMD’s Kabini platform as the heart, the daily use laptop is not promises ultimate performance, but for day to day office tasks, video conference, rich internet browsing or light video and photo editing, this Toshiba Satellite C75D-A7130 laptop is still gives seamless and fast multitasking experience.
As a sub-$450 laptop, Toshiba Satellite C75DA7130 is comes with all plastic material for bodies and casing. The rounded design on the corner with Satin black color for exterior and finished with Toshiba’s textured Trax Horizon design makes the Toshiba 17.3 inch laptop’s look more solid and robust than other 17.3 inch laptop on its price. Yeah, as a desktop replacement laptop, this model is not offers great portability and not designed for travel companion. But with just 5.9 lbs weights and measures around at 10.6 x 16.3 x 1.3 inches, the C75D-A7130 laptop still has a slimmer and lighter profile than its competitor, such as the sub-$550 Gateway NE72207u-45006G75Mnsk laptop that measures around at 10.8 x 16.3 x 1.4 inch and weighing at 7.05 lbs.
Speaking of computing performance, the Satellite C75DA7130 laptop has 2.0GHZ AMD A6-5200 quad core processor and integrated with 6GB of DDR3 SDRAM, provides more than enough power and promises seamless multitasking performance. There is also the 64-bit version of Microsoft Windows 8.1 for operating system, so you can handle almost all modern office and light business and multimedia applications without any lags. Under the hood, the 750GB of Serial ATA disk drive which offers spinning speed up to 5400 rotate per minutes gives more than enough space to store all your files. There is also a Super Multi DVD burner drive on the left side, you can burn your files into DVD’ cassettes, along with install more applications from CDs cassettes.
Toshiba Satellite C75DA7130 sports 17.3 inch High Definition Plus widescreen display and integrated with AMD Radeon HD 8400 as graphics engine. Yeah, the Satellite C75DA laptop is not designed for multimedia and gaming, but with Toshiba’s TruBrite and LED backlit technology, the 17.3 display that supports a 1600 x 900 native resolution still gives bright, crisp and stunning color for video, movies and casual modern games. Above the screen, the High Definition front facing web camera that paired with internal digital microphone allows buyers to make a video conference or keep in touch with family when they on the occasional trips or in office.
For internet connection, the C75DA7130 laptop’s user can used 10/100 Ethernet LAN to connect into wired networks and WiFi 802.11b/g/n LAN to connect into internet through your wireless networks. There are also few 3.5mm jacks, USB 2.0 port, USB 3.0 port, media card reader slot (compatible with SD, SDXC, MicroSD, MiniSD, SDHC and MMC cards) and two external display ports, the VGA and HDMI ports. Furthermore, the 17.3 inch budget friendly laptop also comes with dual stereo speakers, 6-cell Lithium Ion battery and full size black keyword with full numeric keypad on the right side.
Yeah, the graphics performance on the latest Toshiba Satellite C75D is a bit disappointed. The size also slightly bulky than its competitor, but if the price is your big concern, the $499 Toshiba Satellite C75DA7130 15.6 inch laptop is still a great machine and provides a really big value for your money. So, what do you think? If you need other 17.3 inch budget laptop alternative but the size is your big concern, we think you should take a look at the Dell Inspiron I17RV-1818BLK laptop with just 1.2 inch thin and powered by Intel Pentium 2127U processor.