The Satellite C855-S5133 15.6" Notebook Computer from Toshiba features a satin black trax chassis with a 15.6" TruBrite LED-backlit display. The screen has a 16:9 aspect ratio and a 1366 x 768 native resolution, supported by integrated Intel HD Graphics 3000. The screen also supports native 720p HD content.
The system is powered by a dual-core Sandy Bridge 2.3GHz Intel Core i3-2348M processor. It also has 4GB of 1333MHz DDR3 RAM, a SuperMulti DVD burner, a multi-format media card reader, 10/100Mbps Fast Ethernet, 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi, an integrated webcam and microphone. It also has built-in stereo speakers with Toshiba audio enhancement.
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 C855
- Dual-Core Sandy Bridge Intel Core i3 Performance
- The Toshiba Satellite C855 houses a Sandy Bridge Intel Core i3-2348M processor. Its dual cores can reach a stock speed of 2.3GHz. With a dedicated 3MB L3 cache, 4GB of 1333MHz DDR3 RAM and Intel Hyper-Threading technology, you'll be able to multitask with up to four virtual cores for reliable performance
- 15.6" TruBrite LED-Backlit Display
- The 15.6" TruBrite display features a 16:9 aspect ratio, LED backlighting and a 1366 x 768 native resolution. The native resolution supports 720p HD content without the need to upscale the video
- Stay Connected
- You'll be able to establish a reliable wired connection to the Internet via the 10/100Mbps Fast Ethernet LAN RJ-45 jack. If you would rather go wireless, you can utilize 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi to connect to your home or public wireless network
- Multi-Format 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
- With Resolution+ technology, you'll be able to convert your standard-definition DVD content into sharper and more vibrant pictures that look and feel more like HD in real-time
- USB 3.0
- USB 3.0 can reach data transfer speeds of up to 5Gbps, which is 10 times faster than USB 2.0. USB 3.0 is also backwards compatible so you'll still be able to use USB 2.0 devices
- 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
- 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