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Toshiba Satellite S55-A5358 Premium Multimedia Laptop Specs Review

New multimedia and gaming laptop that designed for work and play from Toshiba, called as the Toshiba Satellite S55A5358 has been release and ready for order in US market. Comes with latest Intel i7 quad core processor that based on the 4th Intel Haswell architecture and slim profile with just 1 inch thin, Toshiba Satellite S55-A5358 15.6 inch laptop gives everything you will need for hard working and truly multimedia tasks wherever you are.

Yeah, Toshiba Satellite S55-A5358 15.6 inch is not a truly mainstream multimedia and gaming laptop, but still delivers more than enough performance for a truly satisfying multimedia experience and play modern 3D games in low resolution. Powered by latest high end quad core processor in Intel Haswell platform, the Intel Core i7-4700MQ as the heart and integrated with Intel HD Graphics 4600, this model provides great performance for almost all multimedia task and modern games. You can easily running CAD software or play Company of Heroes 2 with ease. Clocked around at 2.4GHZ with Hypertrading and Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 technology, the Core i7-4700MQ quad core processor’s speed can reach up to 3.4GHZ when you handle most demanding business or multimedia applications.

Under the hood, the 8GB of DDR3 SDRAM (support up to 16GB of DDR3 SDRAM) with Microsoft Windows 8 64-bit version as the operating system also promises user faster and smoother multitasking performance than other laptop on its price. Of course, as a multimedia machine, Toshiba S55-A5358 laptop also equipped with a spacious of storage space. Inside, the 1TB of Serial ATA Hard Disk Drive that offers spinning speed of 5400 rpm can store all your video, music and games files without need an external drive. On the front side, the multimedia card reader slot also perfect to transfer your video, music or photo files into external smartphone, tablet or camera.

Toshiba Satellite S55-A5358 review
Toshiba Satellite S55-A5358 Multimedia and Gaming laptop

Physically, the S55A5358 laptop is looks identical to the Satellite S55TA5360 Touchscreen laptop, expect the size. Measures 9.6 x 14.9 x 1 inches with weighs only around at 5.1 lbs, this machine still lighter than the Touch model which measures in 1.2 inch thin with weighs around at 5.7 lbs. For body and keyboard deck, the brushed aluminum material with Ice Silver color offers stylish and good appearance, perfect to use in office, coffee shop or when you on the occasional business trips. The 4-cell Lithium Ion battery with Toshiba’s Eco Utility promises more than 4 hours of battery runtime on light usage. As a premium Toshiba’s laptop, the S55A5358 also brings a Premium Raised Tile Keyboard with LED backlit for more accurate typing in low light room and has full numeric keypad.

Like common multimedia and gaming laptop in other series, the Toshiba S55-A5358 also offers very bright, crisp and stunning viewing expeirence. The 15.6 inch Full HD TFT-LCD display that optimized with Toshiba’s TruBrite technology and LED backlit technology can produces maximum resolution at 1920 x 1080 pixels. Its mean you can play games, streaming movies from Netflix or watch 1080p HD video with ease. The DVD-SuperMulti drive with +/-R double layer support also perfect to load more software or watch new movies from DVD’s cassettes.

Of course, it also incorporated with a high quality stereo speakers that bring very crisp and loud audio for multimedia tasks, thanks to dual Harman/kardon speakers and DTS Studio Sound software. Above the display, there is also High Definition web camera with internal digital microphone that not only offers clear and crisp video communications, but also loud audio chats. Other hardware specifications are USB 2.0 port, microphone jack, headphone jack, Bluetooth, Gigabit Ethernet LAN, Kensington lock slot, 802.11b/g/n Wireless LAN and more.

Preloaded software are trial version of Microsoft Office and Norton Internet Security, Adobe Reader, Password Utility, WildTangent Game Console and more. So, what do you think Yeah, this is not a budget friendly laptop. But if the multimedia and gaming performance is your big concerned, we believe Toshiba Satellite S55-A5358 laptop that has a starting price around at $823 is worth for your money. If you preferred with AMD’s performance and need a touch screen laptop, we think you should consider to buying Toshiba Satellite L55DTA5253NR laptop.

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