The Satellite C55-A5249 15.6" Notebook Computer from Toshiba features a satin black chassis with a 15.6" TruBrite TFT LED-backlit display. The screen has a 16:9 aspect ratio and a 1366 x 768 native resolution, supported by integrated Intel HD Graphics. The screen also supports native 720p HD content.
The system is powered by a dual-core 1.8GHz Intel Celeron 1037U processor. It also has 4GB of 1333MHz DDR3 RAM, a 500GB 5400rpm hard drive, a SuperMulti DVD burner, a 6-in-1 media card reader, 10/100Mbps Fast Ethernet, 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, an integrated webcam and microphone. There are also built-in stereo speakers with DTS 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.
Dual-Core Intel Celeron Performance
This Toshiba notebook houses an Intel Celeron 1037U processor. Its dual cores can reach a stock speed of 1.8GHz. With a dedicated 2MB L3 cache and 4GB of 133MHz DDR3 RAM, you'll be able to multitask quickly and efficiently
15.6" TruBrite LED-Backlit Display
The 15.6" TruBrite widescreen display is backlit with LED lights for lower power consumption and better energy efficiency than their CCFL counterparts. The screen has a 16:9 aspect ratio and a glossy coating for vibrant color. The 1366 x 768 native resolution is powered by integrated Intel HD Graphics, which can natively play 720p HD content without upscaling. You can also output to an external display via the HDMI port
With Toshiba Resolution+ Upconvert Technology for Media Player, you'll be be able to upscale standard definition DVD content to HD quality for sharper picture and vibrant color. Please note that viewing enhancements may vary depending upon content quality and display device capability, functionality, and settings
6-in-1 Media Card Reader
With a media card reader, this Toshiba computer provides options to expand storage space and easily transfer media files without having to use the USB ports. The media card reader supports Secure Digital, Secure Digital High Capacity, Secure Digital XC, miniSD, microSD, and Multi-Media Cards
The built-in stereo speakers in this Toshiba notebook provide adequate sound quality. This Toshiba notebook also utilizes DTS Sound for high-definition audio support
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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