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Toshiba Satellite C55-B5298 15.6" Notebook Computer with Windows 8.1 with Bing (Jet Black)

Toshiba Satellite C55-B5298 15.6" Notebook Computer with Windows 8.1 with Bing (Jet Black)

Toshiba Satellite C55-B5298 15.6" Notebook Computer with Windows 8.1 with Bing (Jet Black)

B&H # TOC55B5298 MFR # PSCMLU-03601M
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Product Highlights

  • 2.16 GHz Intel Celeron N2830 Dual-Core
  • 4GB of 1333 MHz DDR3L RAM
  • 500GB 5400 rpm Hard Drive
  • Integrated Intel HD Graphics
  • 15.6" TruBrite LED-Backlit Display
  • 1366 x 768 Native Resolution
  • Multi-Format Media Card Reader
  • 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0
  • Built-in Webcam, Mic, & Speakers
  • Windows 8.1 with Bing
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Overview
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The Satellite C55-B5298 15.6" Notebook Computer from Toshiba features a textured resin design with a jet black finish. The 15.6" TruBrite LED-backlit display has a 16:9 aspect ratio and a 1366 x 768 native resolution with native support for 720p HD content. You also output video to an external display via the HDMI port.

The system is powered by a dual-core 2.16 GHz Intel Celeron N2830 processor. It also has 4GB of 1333 MHz DDR3L RAM, a 500GB 5400 rpm hard drive, a multi-format media card reader with support for SD, SDHC, SDXC, and MMC (miniSD and microSD are also supported, but require an adapter), 10/100 Mbps Fast Ethernet, 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, an integrated webcam, and a microphone. There are also built-in stereo speakers.

Windows 8.1 with Bing is the installed operating system. Windows 8.1 improves the user experience of Windows 8.1 with several additions and changes. The Start button returns, but has two limited core functions. A left click takes you to the redesigned Start screen featuring tiles that update in real-time. A right click brings up an advanced menu where you can access the Device Manager, Control Panel and more. You will also be able to boot directly to the traditional desktop screen instead of the Windows 8.1 Start screen. Bing is the default search engine. Windows 8.1 provides a unique user experience that differs from previous versions of Windows.

Toshiba Satellite C55-B5298

Dual-Core Intel Celeron Performance
The Toshiba Satellite C55 houses an Intel Celeron N2830 processor. Its dual cores can reach a stock speed of 2.16 GHz. The processor can also be overclocked up to 2.41 GHz, thanks to Intel Turbo Boost technology. With a dedicated 1MB L3 cache and 4GB of 1333 MHz DDR3L RAM, you'll be able to multitask between applications quickly and efficiently.
15.6" TruBrite LED-Backlit Display
The 15.6" TruBrite widescreen display of the Toshiba Satellite C55 features LED backlighting, a 16:9 aspect ratio and a 1366 x 768 native resolution, which can play 720p HD content natively without upscaling. The screen also features a glossy finish for vibrant color. You can also output video to an external display via the HDMI port.
Stay Connected
The Toshiba Satellite C55 can connect to a home or public wireless network via 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi. You can also If you require a more reliable Internet connection, you can utilize the 10/100 Mbps Fast Ethernet RJ-45 LAN jack.
USB 3.0
USB 3.0 can provide data transfer speeds of up to 5 Gbps, which is 10 times faster than USB 2.0. USB 3.0 is also backwards compatible with USB 2.0 as well.
Eco Utility
Quickly adjust the settings and power plan of your Toshiba Satellite C55 and monitor your ongoing power usage with just a click.
EPEAT Gold Registered
The Satellite C55 has an EPEAT Gold rating.
ENERGY STAR Qualified
The Satellite C55 is qualified with ENERGY STAR for energy efficiency.

Windows 8.1 with Bing

The Return of the Start Button
After many requests from Windows users, the Start button makes its triumphant return in Windows 8.1. While it may not be exactly the same as its predecessor in Windows 7, the Start button has two core functions. A left click on the Start button will take you to the Windows 8.1 Start screen featuring live tiles. A right click on the Start button brings up an advanced menu where you can access the Device Manager, Control Panel, Network options, and more.
Boot Directly to the Desktop
Windows 8.1 gives you the choice of booting to the Windows 8.1 Start screen with live tiles or booting to the familiar desktop screen of Windows 7. Users can also boot directly into an app or app view if they choose to.
To the Cloud
With Windows 8.1, when signed in using your Microsoft account, you'll have instant access to your personal Start screen, themes, language preferences, browsing history, and browser favorites. You can also connect to services such as Microsoft Outlook, Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter, and more.
Windows Store
In the Windows Store, you can search for or browse thousands of apps. Choose from the featured apps or grab one of the most frequently downloaded apps to see what all the hype is all about. You can also see how other people rate apps. For certain apps, you can try it out before you buy it, so you can make sure you absolutely want an app before you spend your hard-earned money on it.
Bing
Bing is Microsoft's web search engine. You can search images, videos, maps, news, and more.
In the Box
Toshiba Satellite C55-B5298 15.6" Notebook Computer with Windows 8.1 with Bing (Jet Black)
  • AC Adapter
  • Power Cord
  • 1-Year Limited Warranty
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    Specifications
    Performance
    Processor 2.16 GHz Intel Celeron N2830 Dual-Core
    Cache L3: 1 MB
    Memory Type: 1333 MHz DDR3L SDRAM
    Installed: 4 GB
    Graphics Card Type: Integrated
    Installed: Intel HD Graphics 
    Display
    Type Widescreen
    Size 15.6"
    Backlight LED
    Aspect Ratio 16:9
    Finish Glossy
    Native Resolution 1366 x 768
    Storage
    Hard Drive Installed: 500 GB 5400 rpm
    Type: SATA
    Optical Drive None
    Input/Output Connectors
    Ports 1x USB 3.0 (A)
    2x USB 2.0 (A)
    Display 1x HDMI
    1x VGA
    Audio Integrated Stereo Speakers
    Integrated Microphone
    1x 1/8" (3.5 mm) Headphone/Microphone Combo Jack
    Flash Media Slot 1x SD
    1x SDHC
    1x SDXC
    1x MMC
    Communications
    Network 10/100 Mbps Ethernet (RJ-45)
    Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n
    Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.0
    Webcam Yes
    General
    Operating System Windows 8.1 
    Security Kensington Lock Slot
    Keyboard Type: Standard Notebook Keyboard
    Features: Numeric Keypad
    Pointing Device TouchPad with Multi-Touch Control
    Battery 4-Cell Built-In Lithium-Ion (32 Wh)
    Power Requirements AC: 100-240 VAC, 50-60 Hz
    Consumption: 45 W
    Dimensions (WxHxD) 15.0 x 1.0 x 10.2" / 38.0 x 2.5 x 25.9 cm
    Weight 4.85 lb / 2.20 kg
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 17.0 x 13.5 x 2.0"

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