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Toshiba Satellite C855D-S5230 15.6" Notebook Computer (Satin Black Trax)

B&H # TOC855DS5230 Mfr # PSC9JU-003003
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Product Highlights
  • AMD E1-1200, Dual Core, 1.4GHz
  • 4GB DDR3 1066MHz RAM
  • 320GB SATA HDD, 5400 RPM
  • 15.6"TruBrite TFT LED Backlit Screen
  • 1366x768 HD, Supports 720p Content
  • AMD Radeon HD7310 Graphics
  • DVD SuperMulti Drive
  • Integrated Webcam and Microphone
  • 10/100 Ethernet, Wireless 802.11 b/g/n
  • Memory Card Reader

Toshiba has another dependable, no-frills laptop that would be perfect for your high-school student or even Gramma or Grampa to cut their technology teeth on. The Satellite C855D-S5230 15.6" Notebook Computer (Satin Black Trax) has everything a first-timer needs - dual-core power and an AMD E1-1200 processor, using AMD's A68M chipset. It's paired with 4GB of fast DDR3 1066MHz RAM, perfect for multi-tasking without overloading the processors.

Mid-range users and web users will appreciate the little nuances, like the integrated microphone and webcam, or the inclusion of 802.11 b/g/n wireless, so they can surf throughout the house and the neighborhood. This notebook also comes with built in stereo speakers, and a beautiful 15.6" TruBrite LED backlit display with a native resolution of 1366 x 768 and support for 720p content.

Also helpful for new users is the library of useful software that comes with this notebook - everything from Microsoft Office Starter 2010 to Toshiba's proprietary PC Health Monitor. Looking for a laptop that meets your needs without breaking your budget? This is the one for you.

Dual-Core Processor
The two cores on this processor let you do more at once. They are also energy-smart, lightly using battery power so you can go farther unplugged.
Webcam with Face Recognition
Chat live with your friends, family, and co-workers. Take and send still pictures. Or log on and more easily share your laptop amongst the family.
LED Backlit Display
Last longer, use less power, and warm up quicker with the unique LED backlit display.
Touch Pad with Multi-touch
Enjoy the ability to pinch, swipe, rotate or scroll through images on the display screen with a simple brush of your fingers.
6-Cell Li-ion Battery Pack
This rechargeable 6-Cell battery is perfect for staying connected longer while on the go.
USB 3.0
Get maximum performance when connecting the latest external devices, with blazing fast transfer speeds.
Packed with Great Programs
Toshiba Software and Utilities
· TOSHIBA Assist
· TOSHIBA Audio Enhancement
· TOSHIBA App Place
· TOSHIBA Book Place
· TOSHIBA Bulletin Board
· TOSHIBA Disc Creator
· TOSHIBA eco Utility
· TOSHIBA Face Recognition
· TOSHIBA HW Setup Utility
· TOSHIBA Laptop Checkup
· TOSHIBA Media Controller
· TOSHIBA PC Health Monitor
· TOSHIBA Recovery Disc Creator
· TOSHIBA ReelTime
· TOSHIBA Service Station
· TOSHIBA Sleep Utility
· TOSHIBA Value Added Package
· TOSHIBA Web Camera Application

Third-party Software
· Adobe Acrobat Reader
· Adobe Flash Player
· Google Toolbar
· Google Chrome
· Internet Explorer 9
· Microsoft Live Essentials
     · Photo Gallery
     · Messenger
     · Mail
     · Writer
     · Movie Maker
· Microsoft Office Starter 2010
· Microsoft Silverlight
· Microsoft Windows Media Player 12
· WildTangent Games Console

Special Offers and Trial Software
· Amazon.com
· NetZero Internet Service
· Norton Internet Security 2012 (30-day trial subscription)
· QuickBooks Online Banking
· Skype
· Toshiba Online Backup (30-day trial subscription)
Performance
Processor 1.4GHz AMD E1 1200
Cache L3: 1MB
System Bus Not Specified By Manufacturer
Memory Slots: 2
Type: 1066MHz DDR3 SDRAM
Installed: 4GB (1x4GB)
Capacity: 8GB
Graphics Card Type: Dedicated
Installed: AMD Radeon HD 7310
Display
Type Widescreen
Size 15.6"
Backlight LED
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Native Resolution 1366 x 768
Secondary Display
Storage
Hard Drive Installed: 320GB 
Type: SATA
Optical Drive Tray-Load SuperDrive

Reads
DVD: 8x
CD: 24x
Input/Output Connectors
Ports 3x USB 3.0 (B)
Display Not Specified By Manufacturer
Audio 2x Integrated Stereo Speakers
1x 1/8" (3.5mm) Headphone Output
1x 1/8" (3.5mm) Microphone Input
Expansion Slots Not Specified By Manufacturer
Flash Media Slot 1x SD
1x SDHC
1x SDXC
1x MiniSD
1x Micro SD
1x MMC 1
Please Note:

(shared slot; may require adapter for use)

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Communications
Network 10/100/1000Mbps Gigabit Ethernet (RJ-45)
Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n
Webcam Yes
General
Operating System Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit)
Security Kensington Lock Slot
Keyboard Type: 100% Standard Notebook Keyboard
Features: Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device TouchPad with Multi-Touch Control
Battery 6-Cell Built-In Lithium-Ion  Providing up to 6.10 Hours per Charge (48Wh)
Power Requirements AC: 100-240 V AC, 50-60Hz
Consumption: 45W
Dimensions (WxHxD) 15.0 x 1.1 x 9.5" / 38.0 x 2.9 x 24.2 cm
Weight 5.5 lb / 2.49 kg
Toshiba Satellite C855D-S5230 15.6" Notebook Computer (Satin Black Trax)
  • Power Adapter
  • Software / Recovery Disks
  • Manual
  • 1 - Year Limited Warranty
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    ToshibaSatellite C855D-S5230 15.6" Notebook Computer (Satin Black Trax)
     
    4.0

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    3.0

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    By Teacher

    from Guam

    About Me Teacher

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Lightweight

    Cons

    • Short Battery Life

    Best Uses

      Comments about Toshiba Satellite C855D-S5230 15.6" Notebook Computer (Satin Black Trax):

      I worry that the flimsy plastic frame won't hold up. The battery doesn't last very long.

      • Primary use:
      • Business

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      5.0

      Great computer for the price!!!

      By photoboy

      from Seattle, WA

      About Me Multimedia Professional

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Comfortable Keyboard
      • Fast
      • Lightweight
      • Long Battery Life
      • Powerful
      • Quality Display
      • Quiet

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Toshiba Satellite C855D-S5230 15.6" Notebook Computer (Satin Black Trax):

          The Toshiba quality you expect, at a fantastic price. Powerful, more than adequate amount of ram, good sized hard drive.

          • Primary use:
          • Personal

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