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Toshiba Satellite P55W-C5208-4K

alaTest has collected and analyzed 393 reviews of Toshiba Satellite P55W-C5208-4K. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Opinions about the portability and price are on the whole positive. The screen and usability are also appreciated, but many are less positive about the energy efficiency and connectivity.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Toshiba Satellite P55W-C5208-4K is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (bestbuy.com)

great lap top

 

Had a few issues with starting and setting up this item at first. For example the WiFi would tell me that there are no wifi in that area and yet there was so I had to turn that off and back on worked but not a few hours later it did the same thing...

Feb, 2016

Consumer review (bestbuy.com)

Ok

 

I like the speed of the product but I needed to purchase a cd rom to match my old computer

Feb, 2016

Consumer review (bestbuy.com)

good compromise

 

I needed to replace my old Toshiba laptop. I considered the Microsoft Surface Pro,but the size of the screen and definitely the price were a no-go.The Satellite Radius has a 15" screen and i7 processor. Great tool for my work. The touch screen is a...

Feb, 2016

Consumer review (bestbuy.com)

A big upgrade

 

Quality of construction, speed, features made this a "no brainer" decision. Together with a discounted price that was cheaper than smaller units that use a lesser processor and I was sold. While I would have preferred a 14 inch screen size for...

Feb, 2016

Consumer review (bestbuy.com)

Great for A big laptop/tablet at work and home

 

Great looking metal Keyboard: Solid Above average touchpad Great Fine Detailed Display with high precision of touch screen Very good Battery life Graphics are more than expected for integrated graphics First time to use windows 10 >>> Better...

Feb, 2016

Consumer review (bestbuy.com)

Too many problems to deal with; not worth

 

I got my laptop in the summer of 2015. 8 months have passed, and I have SO many issues. First of all, the touchscreen and the 360 folding feature is very useless. I never needed to use it. Then my laptop had this problem of not charging and not turning...

Feb, 2016

Consumer review (bestbuy.com)

So far so good

 

I haven't had this laptop for very long, but so far it runs pretty quickly and the backlit buttons are a definite plus.

Feb, 2016

Consumer review (bestbuy.com)

Nice but problem keyboard for me

 

I bought this in August as a replacement for my older Toshiba satelllite. I like it, havve not had issues with the wireless others havve written about (although I use it almost exxclusively at homme). What I have a terrible problem with is the...

Feb, 2016

Consumer review (bestbuy.com)

meets my standards

 

As advertised. Had to order so couldn't see but met my needs and as explained to me by store personnel.

Jan, 2016

Consumer review (bestbuy.com)

Reliable laptop

 

Nice features and plenty of storage on this Toshiba laptop

Jan, 2016

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:DTS
Built-In Microphone: Yes
Speakers manufacturer:Harman Kardon

Battery

Battery capacity (Watt hours):45
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:3

Camera

Front Camera: Yes
Rear camera: No
Swivel webcam: No

Certificates

Energy Star certified: Yes
EPEAT compliance:Gold
RoHS compliance: Yes

Design

Colour of product:Carbon, Grey / Grey / Silver
Form factor:Convertible (Folder)
Product colour:Carbon, Grey / Grey / Silver
Product Type:Hybrid (2-in-1)

Display

3D: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display diagonal:39.6
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080 / 3840 x 2160
HD type:4K Ultra HD / Full HD
LED Backlight: Yes
Panel Type:IPS
Touch screen type:Capacitive
Touch technology:Multi-touch
Touchscreen: Yes
Touchscreen Type:Capacitive

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter: No
Discrete graphics adapter model: No
Graphics adapter Open GL support: Yes
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:16
Maximum Resolution:2560 x 1600
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
Number of displays supported by on-board graphics adapter:3
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:300
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:11.2
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):950
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x1616
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 5500
On-board graphics adapter outputs supported:Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI, VGA (D-Sub)

Keyboard

Keyboard backlit: Yes
Numeric keypad: Yes
Pointing device:ClickPad
Windows keys: Yes

Memory

Internal Memory:8
Internal memory type:DDR3L-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:8
Memory clock speed:1600
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM

Networking

3G: No
4G: No
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:4.1
Ethernet LAN: No
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi data rate (max):867
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11ac

Operational conditions

Non-operating altitude:0 - 10000
Non-operating shock:60
Non-operating thermal gradient (max):20
Non-operating vibration:1
Operating altitude:0 - 3000
Operating relative humidity (H-H):20 - 80
Operating shock:10
Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 35
Operating thermal gradient (max):15
Operating vibration:0.5
Storage relative humidity (H-H):10 - 90
Storage temperature (T-T):-20 - 60

Optical Drive

LightScribe: No
Optical Drive Type: No

Other features

Audio system:DTS
Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-d, VT-x
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT):VT-d, VT-x

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Power cord included:Y

Packaging Data

AC adapter included: Yes
Power cord included: Yes

Performance

GPS (satellite): No
TV tuner integrated: No

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
Charging port type:DC-in jack
Combo headphone/mic port: Yes
DC-in jack: Yes
Docking connector: No
DVI port: No
ExpressCard slot: No
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2
USB Sleep-and-Charge: Yes
USB Sleep-and-Charge ports:1

Power

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter output current:2.47
AC adapter output voltage:19
AC adapter power:45

Processor

Bus type:DMI2
Configurable TDP-down frequency:600
Conflict Free processor: Yes
ECC supported by processor: No
FSB Parity: No
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:16
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:12
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):25.6
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1333,1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3L-SDRAM, LPDDR3-SDRAM
PCI Express configurations:4x1, 2x4
PCI Express slots version:2.0
Processor boost frequency:3
Processor cache:4
Processor cache type:L3
Processor codename:Broadwell
Processor Cores:2
Processor family:5th gen Intel® Core™ i7 / Intel Core i7-5xxx
Processor frequency:2.4
Processor lithography:14
Processor Model:I7-5500U
Processor operating modes:32-bit, 64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i7-5500 Mobile series
Processor Socket:BGA1168
Processor threads:4
Stepping:F0
System bus rate:5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):15
Tjunction:105

Processor special features

Conflict Free processor:Y
CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:14
Intel 64: Yes
Intel AES New Instructions: Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: Yes
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: No
Intel Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: Yes
Intel FDI Technology: Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access: Yes
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Insider: Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology: Yes
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Secure Key: Yes
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA): Yes
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) version:1.00
Intel Smart Cache: Yes
Intel Smart Response Technology: Yes
Intel Smart Response Technology version:1.00
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP): Yes
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) version:0.00
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel TSX-NI version:0.00
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x): Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d): Yes
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: Yes
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI): Yes
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT): No
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD): Yes
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID): Yes
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology): Yes
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT): Yes
Intel® Insider™: Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT): No
Intel® OS Guard: Yes
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel® Secure Key: Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA): Yes
Intel® Smart Cache: Yes
Intel® Smart Response Technology: Yes
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Intel® vPro™ Technology: No
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi): Yes
InTru™ 3D Technology: Yes
OS Guard: Yes
Processor ARK ID:85214
Processor code:SR23W
Processor package size:40
Supported instruction sets:AVX 2.0, SSE4.1, SSE4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes

Security

Cable lock slot: Yes

Software

Operating System Architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:WINDOWS 10 HOME / Windows 8.1
Trial software:McAfee LiveSafe, Microsoft Office

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:MMC, SD, SDHC, SDXC
Hard Drive Capacity:1000
Hard Drive Interface:SATA
Hard drive speed:5400
Number of Hard Drives Installed:1
Storage Media:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:1000

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:24.4
Height :2
Weight:2.25 / 2.26
Width:37.9