Toshiba has reportedly announced new budget friendly laptop in the Satellite L875D series with Toshiba Satellite L875D-S7111 laptop. Like other laptop on its class, this machine boasts 17.3 inch HD Plus display and powered by AMD platform, provides good combines of viewing experience and good graphics performance for daily multimedia and entertainment tasks. If you are on the market for 17.3 inch laptop for work and play, the Satellite L875D-S7111 is one of the best option that you can get for price under $400.
Similar to Toshiba Satellite L875-S7108 17.3 inch budget laptop, the Satellite L875D-S7111 laptop also comes with a good combination of brushed aluminum design and high quality plastic. The Ice Blue laptop looks stylish and solid in your hand. Like the previous model, the L875D-S7111 also has dimension in 10.6 x 16.3 x 1.3 inches and weighing around at 6.2 lbs. Yeah, this is not a light and thin laptop, but the Toshiba’s laptop still thinner and lighter than other 17.3 inch laptop from other brand, such as Acer Gateway NE72207U budget laptop which has dimension in 10.8 x 16.3 x 1.4 inches and weighing around at 7.05 lbs.
Under the hood, the inexpensive 17.3 inch laptop is based on the AMD’s Trinity architecture and integrated Radeon HD 7520G as graphics engine, delivers good combination of power and graphics performance for daily office and light multimedia tasks, such as light home editing video, watch 720p movies and play most casual games on the market. The 2.7GHZ AMD A6-4400M dual core processor that integrated with AMD Turbo Core technology (support up to 3.2GHZ processor speed) and paired with 4GB of DDR3 SDRAM (expandable up to 16GB DDR3 RAM) also ensures user will gets fast, smooth and seamless multitasking performance.
The 17.3 inch Full High Definition Plus TFT wide screen display with LED backlit technology delivers crisp and vivid color for video and games. Like other Toshiba’s laptop, this model also comes with TruBrite technology, provides average brightness of 238.7 cd/m² and capable to produces maximum internal resolution at 1600 x 900 pixels. Yeah, the L875D-S7111 laptop shipped with a big screen for stunning viewing experience, but if you needed, you can also enjoy and share multimedia content and music in bigger HDTV, thanks to HDMI port that located on the right side.
Above the screen, there is a 1.0 Megapixel Web Camera with internal microphone for face to face video communications, while above the keyboard, you will find a pair of stereo speakers with support SRS Premium Sound HD, offers crisp, bright and decent sound for both video and music. On the right side, there are a pair of USB 3.0 port, 3.5mm headphone jack, microphone jack, VGA port, RJ 45 for Ethernet LAN and slot for Kensington Cable Lock. On the other side, you will find a USB 2.0 port and a Super Multi DVD burner with double-layer support for load and burn CDs and DVDs cassette.
Speaking of storage capacity, Toshiba Satellite L875D-S7111 laptop will be built in with a 640GB of Serial ATA disk drive with speed of 5400 rpm. On the front side, the 6-in-1 media card reader that supports Secure Digital High Capacity, Secure Digital, SDXC, microSD, miniSD and MultiMediaCard formats allows users to store more multimedia files. There is no information about the battery life, but we believe if the 6-cell lithium-ion battery can produces at least 4 hours and 30 minutes of battery life in silent mode or around at 3 hours on single charge for light multimedia tasks.
The full size backlit keyboard that has a large keypad also pleasant to use and offers fast and secure typing. Yeah, this is not a high end multimedia and entertainment laptop, but with a starting price around at $380 and 1 year limited warranty, Toshiba Satellite L875D-S7111 17.3 inch laptop is a great machine and worth for your money. If you have more budget and preferred with Intel Ivy’s performance, we recommend you to check the Inspiron I17RV-2273BLK 17.3 inch laptop that comes with Intel Core i3-3227U processor and priced around at $478.99.