Toshiba Satellite C855-18D Review

Our Toshiba Satellite C855-18D Review: This laptop features 6gb of DDR3 RAM, a fast Intel Core i5 2.5 GHz processor, a clear Toshiba 15.6" display, as well as a generous 640gb hard drive, and USB 3.0 connectivity. Running on the popular Windows 7 Home Premium operating system, and currently available at around the £340 mark, this notebook from Toshiba offers very good value at a relatively small price tag. Need a budget laptop? Our impartial review of the Toshiba Satellite C855-18D laptop is below.

Below is our review of the Toshiba Satellite C855-18D, a 15.6" laptop, featuring 6 GB RAM, 640GB hard drive and Windows 7 Home Premium.

The Satellite C855 series offer amazing value for everyday computing and a clear 15.6" display. They are available in either red or silver gloss finishes with a "crossline" pattern, slightly textured palm/hand-rest and a beautiful spacious full-size tiled keyboard. Connectivity is catered for, including a speedy USB 3.0 port, HDMI port and an integrated numeric keypad for added convenience and ease of use. The 15.6 TruBrite HD laptop screen (complete with LED backlighting), will displays high definition movies, photos and games in a clear and vivid display. The graphics are driven by a reliable and fast Intel processor, along with decent RAM and a hard drive large enough for your photos, documents, music and programs - perfect for securely storing all your personal files. The Satellite C855 series feature a brand new streamlined design in a choice of coloured shiny gloss finishes with a stylish crossline pattern to the top. Inside, there is one of latest Intel processors, spacious storage and super fast memory to give you good performance and great value. Another feature of this Toshiba Satellite C855 series is the full-size tiled keyboard, complete with numeric keypad. This is ideal for applications such as word processing and spreadsheets - making this laptop very practical for work, as well as leisure activities. This will ensure that typing on the C855 series is comfortable and easy, whatever your task, and wherever you may be. Sound-wise, the Satellite C855 series feature high quality audio with SRS Premium Sound HD - this helps deliver an amazing audio experience possible for all PC media applications such as music, movies and games. This technology includes advanced patented techniques to utilise audio cues contained in the original media files, as well as delivering and immersive surround, with deep, rich bass and crystal clear dialogue. It is able to adapt whether you wish to use the inbuilt speakers or your own headphones for privacy. Users can specify their own settings, as well as use multiple presets to personalise their listening experience for films, games, music and any other audio media. These features include: Premium audio experience for all media such as music, video, and games Immersive surround sound from two inbuilt speakers or headphones Custom-tuned solutions to provide superior natural sound from notebook / desktop speakers and headphones Consistent volume level between content sources and files Maximum volume for laptop speakers Crystal clear dialogue and deep, rich bass Intuitive user interface with presets for ease of use As standard, the Satellite C855 series include a full range of connectivity options, including USB 2.0/3.0 ports, an SD card reader, and a HDMI slot. USB 3.0 offers up to 10 times faster transfer rates than standard USB 2.0 ,and is included as standard in Toshiba Laptops. Wireless Sharing is Easy with Bluetooth 4.0 This Satellite C855 series of laptops includes Bluetooth 4.0, which allows you to connect and share files wirelessly over short distances. This makes it easy to connect to compatible mobile devices such as smartphones, MP3 players, and more. You can also use Bluetooth to connect to wireless peripherals, such as headsets, speakers, mice and keyboard, making it easier to use your laptop on the move. The Satellite C855 series all feature an integrated 1 Megapixel web camera with Toshiba Face Recognition. The camera and microphone enable you to see and hear your contacts online, as well as take pictures, videos and audio clips. The Satellite C855 laptop series touchpad features multi-touch support, providing a practical alternative to conventional scrolling and buttons. The touchpad features an advanced, touch-sensitive interface solution that senses the position of a finger or fingers on its surface and recognises pinching, swiping, and rotating motions performed by simply moving your fingers. You can also view all your movies, listen to your music, and use your laptop as an entertainment system, as well as create your own CDs and DVDs with the built-in DVD SuperMulti drive. Software-wise - you’ll get everything you need to get started straight away. Microsoft Office Starter 2010 is pre-installed whilst the McAfee Internet Security free trial instantly detects and blocks viruses. Skype is also included for face to face video calls. Intel Core i5-3210M processor providing enhanced efficiency with Intel's Hyper Threading and Turbo Boost, and improved battery life Stylish thin design with a silver gloss lid and textured palmrest Excellent connectivity with 3 x USB including USB 3.0, and HDMI SRS Premium Sound HD provides enhanced sound 1mp webcam enabling you to keep in contact with friends and family Featuring an Intel Core i5-3210M processor providing enhanced efficiency with Intel's Hyper Threading and Turbo Boost, and improved battery life Stylish thin design with a silver gloss lid and textured palmrest Excellent connectivity with 3 x USB including USB 3.0, and HDMI SRS Premium Sound HD provides enhanced sound 1mp webcam enabling you to keep in contact with friends and family

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Our Verdict for the Toshiba Satellite C855-18D

Reviewed by Techdesigns Staff on . Rating: 4.5

Toshiba Satellite C855-18D Specification

Manufacturer: Toshiba
Model: Satellite C855-18D
Screen size: 15.6"
Processor: Intel Core i5 2.5 GHz
Hard drive: 640GB
Operating System: Windows 7 Home Premium
Extras: 3 x USB including USB 3.0, HDMI, SRS Premium Sound HD provides enhanced sound, 1mp Webcam
Our Rating: 4.5 out of 5
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