Toshiba knows how to make laptops - and they have a powered up laptop in the Toshiba Satellite L855-S5240 15.6" Notebook Computer (Mercury Silver). It not only features some of the fastest processing power you'll find in today's laptops, but it also has an assortment of other features that make this a very attractive laptop at a very attractive price.
Starting with the processing speed, the Satellite L855-S5240 sports a next-gen Intel Core i5 running at 2,4GHz, but with Turbo Boost you could see clock speeds of up to 3.1GHz. The 3MB L3 cache helps as well, as does the 6GB of fast 1333MHz DDR3 RAM.
The display is a multimedia darling. The LED backlit 15.6 TruBrite TFT display boasts native resolution of 1366 x 768, so there is native support for 720p content. The integrated Intel Mobile HD graphics controller powers the graphics.
Other features include an integrated webcam and microphone, 802.11 wireless b/g/n support, HDMI output, Gigabit Ethernet, USB 3.0 ports, multi-in-one card reader, and an array of software that literally has something for everyone. This is a sturdy, reliable laptop that would make your college student or work-at-home parent happy.
- 1GB Ethernet
- Plug right in and get access to the Web to work, communicate or play. Data transfer rates are faster, and moving large chunks of information over the web will be smoother.
- Numeric 10-Key Pad
- Enjoy faster typing, smoother data entry and more convenient gaming commands with a full-size keyboard and a handy numeric 10-key pad.
- Resolution+ upconverts your standard-def DVD content into sharper and more vibrant pictures that look and feel more like HD in real-time.
- Dual-Core Processor
- The two cores on this processor let you do more at once. They are also energy-smart, lightly sampling battery power so you can go farther unplugged.
- LED Backlit Display
- The LED backlit display lasts longer, uses less power, and warms up quicker.
- 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.
- 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.
- USB Sleep-and-Charge
- Power your smartphone and other USB-based portables-even when your PC is off. Great for charging a cell phone or any USB device while you are on the run.
- USB 3.0
- Get maximum performance when connecting the latest external devices, with blazing fast transfer speeds.
- HDMI and Micro-HDMI Port
- Scale up your gaming, movies and music on a home theater - with full high-definition video, and amazingly immersive surround sound or use the built-in micro HDMI port on this tablet to share on a big screen TV all the stuff you've captured and carried around.
- Memory Card Reader
- Transfer files easily from your digital camera, camcorder, MP3 player or smart phone, sharing home movies and playlists with SD cards, Memory Sticks and more.