New middle class 15.6 inch laptop in Toshiba Satellite P55 series from Japan based company, called as Toshiba Satellite P55-A5312 has leaked and expected will be available soon in US market. Based on the 4th generation of Intel Core i5 “Haswell platform that optimized by Hyperthreading and Intel Turbo technology to improved performance, along with stylish design and premium material, the Satellite P55-A5312 15.6 inch laptop provides a good looking and ultimate performance for daily multimedia and office multitasks.
Physically, this model is looks identical to Toshiba Satellite P55t-A5202 Touch laptop with more portability and sleeker design. Measures 9.6 x 14.9 x 1 inches and weighing around at 5.3 lbs, the P55-A5312 laptop is slightly thinner than the Touch laptop which has dimension in 9.9 x 15.2 x 1.2 inches. On the bottom corner of lid and bezel, there is a small glossy Toshiba logo. Like the predecessor, this machine also comes with a high quality aluminum material for construction and brushed design on the cover. The “Prestige Silver” laptop also bundled with a 4-cell lithium-ion battery.
Like common latest Toshiba Satellite series, Toshiba Satellite P55-A5312 15.6 inch laptop also based on the new Intel Haswell platform. Powered by 1.6GHZ Intel Core i5-4200U dual core processor and paired with 6GB DDR3L RAM, this machine provides ultimate performance for day to day mobile computing tasks. Like common Core i5-4200U’s laptop from other brand, it’s also backed by Hyperthreading and Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 technology to increase performance up to 2.6GHZ, just in case you need more power to handle demanding office and multimedia applications.
The 15.6 inch Full High Definition TFT LCD display that powered by Intel HD Graphics 4400 as graphics engine and TruBrite technology provides very bright, crisp and more vivid color than common 15.6 inch laptop. Its features LED-backlit technology and can produces maximum internal resolution at 1920 x 1080 pixels, which mean you can play 1080p HD video playback and run editing home video in high resolution. On the side, you will find a DVD-SuperMulti drive (+/-R double layer) drive, while above the screen, the High Definition web camera that integrated with digital microphone allows user to keep in touch with family or make video conference with co-workers wherever you go.
Inside, the 750GB of Serial ATA Hard Disk Drive which has spinning speed of 5400 rpm and protected by Toshiba 3D impact sensor offers more secure, safe and plenty of storage capacity. Around the edges, this model also equipped with all essential port that you will need, including a pair of USB 3.0 port, two USB 2.0 port, 3.5mm audio jack, 3.5mm microphone jack, RJ 45 for Ethernet, VGA port, HDMI port and Security Cable Lock Slot. Above the keyboard, you will also find Harman/Kardon stereo speakers grill that powered by DTS Studio Sound technology.
Similar to Satellite P55t-A5202 machine, Satellite P55-A5312 laptop also preloaded with some interesting applications. The Dragon Assistant application is one of the best voice recognition software that allows user to watch their favorite video, open bookmarks websites and more command by speaking. There are also Microsoft Office Trial version for productivity, Norton Ant virus and backup, Adobe Reader and few Toshiba’s applications, such as Maintenance Utility, Sleep Utility, Media Player, games and App Place to download more applications.
Other specifications are 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet LAN, Bluetooth 4.0 and Intel Wireless-N 7260 2×2 802.11b/g/n for wireless internet connection, along with a 6-in-1 media card reader that compatible with SD, SDHC, SDXC, miniSD, microSD and MMC cards. Of course, like other Toshiba’s laptop on its series, the P55-A5312 15.6 inch laptop also offers fast, secure and comfortable typing experience, thanks to Full sized “Black” keyboard with large numeric keypad and LED backlit technology. The TouchPad with One Touch Function Keys also easy to use and very responsive.
Preloaded with the 64-bit version fo Microsoft Windows 8 OS, Toshiba Satellite P55-A5312 15.6 inch Multimedia laptop expected will be available soon in next few days with a starting price around at $630. Yeah, this is not the most affordable Satellite multimedia laptop, but with new voice recognition applications and powerful Intel Haswell performance, we belive this laptop is still a great machine and worth for your money. If you are not to concern about display resolution and looking for cheaper Satellite’s 15.6 inch laptop, we recommend you to check Toshiba Satellite E55D-AST2N01 laptop that powered by AMD A6-5200M quad core processor and priced only around at $579.99.