The Satellite L45t-A4230NR Multi-Touch 14" Notebook Computer from Toshiba features a mercury silver finish with a Fusion Horizon design. The 14" TruBrite LED-backlit display has a 16:9 aspect ratio and a 1366 x 768 native resolution with native support for 720p HD content. The screen also has a glossy finish for vibrant color. The display is also a touchscreen with support for the integrated multi-touch gestures featured in Windows 8.
The system is powered by a dual-core Ivy Bridge 1.9GHz Intel Core i3-3227U processor. It also has 6GB of 1600MHz DDR3 RAM, a 750GB 5400rpm hard drive, a SuperMulti DVD burner, a multi-format media card reader, 10/100/1000Mbps Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi, an integrated webcam and microphone. There are also built-in stereo speakers with DTS Studio Sound technology.
Windows 8 (64-bit) is the installed operating system. Windows 8 replaces the traditional Start menu with a redesigned Start screen. The Start screen features tiles, which provide notifications in real-time. Windows 8 also focuses more on cloud storage as well as apps, which can be downloaded from the Windows Store. Windows 8 provides a unique user experience that differs from previous versions of Windows.
Toshiba Satellite L45t
Dual-Core Ivy Bridge Intel Core i3 Performance
The Toshiba Satellite L45t houses an Ivy Bridge Intel Core i3-3227U processor. Its dual cores can reach a stock speed of 1.9GHz. With a dedicated 3MB L3 cache, 6GB of 1600MHz DDR3 RAM and Intel Hyper-Threading technology, you'll be able to push the dual cores into four virtual cores for fast and efficient multitasking
14" TruBrite LED-Backlit Touchscreen
The 14" TruBrite widescreen display of the Toshiba Satellite L45t is a touchscreen that supports the multi-touch gestures integrated into Windows 8. The display 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
The Toshiba Satellite L45t can connect to a home or public wireless network via 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi. If you require a more reliable Internet connection, you can utilize the 10/100/1000Mbps Gigabit Ethernet RJ-45 LAN jack
USB 3.0 & USB Sleep and Charge
USB 3.0 can provide data transfer speeds of up to 5Gbps, which is 10 times faster than USB 2.0. USB 3.0 is also backwards compatible with USB 2.0 as well. The Toshiba Satellite L45t also has a USB 2.0 port with USB Sleep and Charge, which allows you to charge a USB device, such as a smartphone, even when the Toshiba Satellite L45t is shut down
Toshiba Sleep and Music
With Toshiba Sleep and Music, you'll be able to play your favorite songs through the speakers of the Toshiba Satellite L45t without having to sync. Just plug your mp3 player or smartphone to the microphone jack and you'll be able to play your music even when the Toshiba Satellite L45t is in sleep mode or shut down
The Redesigned Start Screen
Windows 8 introduces a new Start screen, which has all the information you need in one place. The traditional Windows desktop screen has been replaced with a tablet style design featuring tiles. Tiles are customizable as well as update in real time. News, weather forecasts, sports, contacts, apps and more are available for you to use. It's all right there on the Start screen
To the Cloud
With Windows 8, 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
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