If you are on the market for a 15.6 inch Toshiba’s laptop and really need a Touchscreen model, we think you should consider to buying Toshiba Satellite S55TA5360 laptop. Yeah, comes with the latest Intel Ivy Bridge architecture as the heart, the Core i7-3630QM processor and measures just 1.2 inch thin, Toshiba Satellite S55T A5360 is not the most powerful and thinnest 15.6 inch laptop on the market. But, if you are Intel performance fan and the design quality is the big concerned, we believe this model is still a good choice for daily use.
Powered by new Intel Core i7-3630QM quad core processor as the heart with a clock rates at 1.5 GHz and incorporated with Intel HD graphics 4000 as graphics engine, Toshiba Satellite S55TA5360 is not a high end laptop. This model also did not support for play modern 3D games in high resolution, but still provides sufficient power and graphics performance for hard work and some multimedia tasks. You also still can play some modern games in middle resolution and or run home editing video with ease. For multitasking performance, the 8GB of DDR3 SDRAM also can expanded up to 16GB of DDR3 RAM, so you will get faster and smoother loading and multitasking performance than the base configurations.
Similar to common Satellite laptop’s on its price, the Satellite S55T A5360 laptop also equipped with a 1TB of Serial ATA Hard Disk Drive. Its mean, you can store unlimited music, video and document files into the machine. Of course, like typical disk drive on its class, the HDD also offers read and write times in 5400 rotate per minutes. As the operating system, the 64-bit version of Microsoft Windows 8 still promises stable platform and support with almost all latest multimedia and productivity applications.
The Satellite S55TA5360 15.6 inch laptop comes with a high quality aluminum material for lid and casing, along with a plastic material in glossy finish for keyboard. On the bottom center of ice silver lid, there is a small chrome Toshiba logo, make it fells premium machine and more expensive the actual price. On the keyboard deck, the Premium Raised Tile Keyboard with full size design and full numeric keypad also comfortable and soft to touch. The backlit technology also make the keyboard still accurate to use in low light condition.
In term of size, the Toshiba S55TA5360 15.6 inch Touch laptop has dimension in 9.6 x 14.9 x 1.2 inches and weighing around at 5.7 lbs. Inside, the battery claimed will gives user more than 3 hours and 30 minutes of battery usage for daily use or more than 4 hours of battery life on light usage. Yeah, this is not a light laptop and slightly heavier than its competitor, such as the Dell Inspiron i15RV-9000BLK which has dimension in 10.2 x 14.8 x 1 inch and weighing only around at 5 lbs.
Toshiba Satellite S55TA5360 sports a 15.6 inch High Definition multi Touchscreen TFT LCD display and can produces maximum internal resolution at 1366 x 768 pixel. The display also optimized by Toshiba’s TruBrite technology and support 10-point touch capabilities. Above the display, the High Definition web camera with integrated digital microphone offers very bright and crisp face to face video chats. Above the keyboard, the dual stereo speakers with DTS Studio Sound software provides clear and loud audio reproduction.
Around the edges, this model has similar configurations to its predecessor. On the right edge, there are two USB 3.0 port, VGA port, security lock slot, two 3.5mm jack (for audio and microphone) and HDMI port. On the left side, there are single USB 2.0 port, RJ 45 port and DVD-SuperMulti drive with double layer support. The rest of features are One-touch function keys, multimedia card reader slot, Gigabit Ethernet LAN and WiFi 802.11b/g/n for fast and reliable internet connection.
The Satellite S55TA5360 is a Toshiba’s Satellite laptop that designed for medium to high end user that needs a reliable multi touch machine for daily use. Yeah, its still bulky and heavier than common laptop on its price. But if you are really need a new touch screen laptop for work and play, Toshiba Satellite S55TA5360 which has a price tag around at $816 is still worth for money and a great choice. So, what do you think? If you need a smaller touch laptop and the size is your big concern, we think you should check Toshiba Satellite E45t-A4200 14 inch laptop.