Toshiba has expanded the Satellite C855D budget laptop series with Toshiba Satellite C855D-S5104. Based on the old Zacate dual core processor that designed for entry level and small laptop and measures just 1.3 inch thin with weighs around at 5.5 lbs, the Satellite C855D-S5104 laptop is one of better option for home and student users who looking for a decent laptop for daily use that selling at a reasonably affordable price.
Under the hood, this model has similar configurations like Toshiba Satellite C855D-S5103 laptop that has been released in last month, except the 500GB of Serial ATA disk drive (instead of 320GB on the predecessor). Powered by AMD E-300 Accelerated Processor with two cores and integrated AMD Radeon HD 6310 as graphics accelerator, Toshiba Satellite C855D-S5104 delivers the power and graphics performance you need for casual mobile computing tasks, such as browse the web, streaming video or movies from internet, play light games or office tasks. Paired with 4GB of DDR3 SDRAM with the 64-bit version of Microsoft Windows 8 as the operating system, this machine offers seamless and stable platform for daily activities.
Like the predecessor, Toshiba C855D-S5104 laptop boasts a 15.6 inch High Definition widescreen display with LED-Backlit and TruBrite technology. Like other 15.6 inch Toshiba Satellite C855D’s laptop, the C855D-S5104 also capable to play 720p video playback with support maximum internal resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels and offers a 16:9 aspect ratio. On the left edge, you will also find a DVD-SuperMulti optical drive with double-layer support for load and play CDs or DVDs cassette, as well as a VGA port on the right edge to connect the video into external digital monitor.
Weighing only at 5.5 lbs with a 6-Cell Lithium Ion 4800mAh battery, Toshiba Satellite C855D-S5104 laptop feel light and easy to carry around with you. On the top of display, you will find a High Definition web camera that integrated with microphone for face to face video calls, as well as a pair of stereo speakers with Toshiba Audio Enhancements to enhanced audio reproduction.
The Standard US keyboard with a numeric keypad feels sturdy and comfortable in use, while the Touch pad pointing device also support multi touch control function, such as scrolling, pinch, rotate, swipe and more. Other specifications are an audio jack, headphone jack, three USB 2.0 port, 5-in-1 media card reader slot with supports Secure Digital High Capacity, Secure Digital, miniSD, SDXC, microSD and MultiMediaCard formats, 10/100 Ethernet LAN and standard high-speed 802.11b/g/n wireless LAN for internet connection.
Of course, this model also preloaded with a wide range of software, such as Adobe Flash Player, Microsoft Windows Live Essentials, 1-month trial of Microsoft Office 365, TOSHIBA Laptop Checkup, TOSHIBA PC Health Monitor, TOSHIBA Media Controller, TOSHIBA eco Utility and more. Priced only at $299.99 with 1 year warranty, Toshiba Satellite C855D-S5104 laptop is one of the best laptop for daily use that you can get for price under $350. Looking for another sub-$300 15.6 inch laptop alternative? Check Lenovo IdeaPad N585 59359186 laptop with AMD E1-1500 dual core processor and priced only at $299.99.