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Toshiba Satellite C55-B5100

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1773 reviews of Toshiba Satellite C55-B5100. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the screen and design. The portability and usability also get good opinions. Comments about the touchpad and reliability are mixed, while some have doubts about the sound.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Toshiba Satellite C55-B5100 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Toshiba Satellite C55-B5100

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 299 user reviews of Toshiba Satellite C55-B5100 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.com. Reviews about the keyboard and screen are generally positive. The portability and usability are also mentioned favorably, but opinions about the touchpad and durability are mixed. Many are critical about the sound and reliability.

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73% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Toshiba Satellite C55-B5100 Laptop Notebook Windows 8 - - 4GB RAM - 500GB HD - 15.6 inch displayToshiba Satellite C55-B5100 Laptop Notebook Windows 8 - - 4GB RAM - 500GB HD - 15.6 inch display

Nov, 2017

Consumer review by: amrusso (bestbuy.com)

excellent laptop!

 

For the price I paid, this has exceeded my expectations! It's lightweight, fast and perfect! I have had absolutely NO issues with performance! Best decision I made!

Sep, 2015

Consumer review by: TitaniumT (bestbuy.com)

Great for everyday uses

 

Bought this for my Aunt..perfect for daily uses, managing her ebay, and staying in contact with family friends!

Sep, 2015

Consumer review by: Ctnan23 (bestbuy.com)

good product.

 

I like it, very efficient laptop, comes with windows 10 upgrade and haven't had any problems using it.

Sep, 2015

Consumer review by: Lenny (bestbuy.com)

Upgrade from older laptop

 

Needed to upgrade from an older laptop. This one was perfect, great price, and excellent for what we needed it for.

Sep, 2015

Consumer review by: Jaydee (bestbuy.com)

Solid laptop for price.

 

Solid laptop for price. Came with Windows 8 but easily upgraded to Windows 10.

Sep, 2015

Consumer review by: Mysty (bestbuy.com)

Great Laptop

 

When my desktop tower died recently, I thought about getting another. My sister convinced me to try a laptop. I've had this laptop for about a month now and absolutely love it!! It's a tad slower than my old desktop tower was, but the portability of it...

Sep, 2015

Consumer review by: jldinkc (bestbuy.com)

Great laptop for price

 

This a very quality laptop for the price point. It has a good feel and very good display. I really like the fact that it has a number pad separate from the keyboard, which some laptops are lacking.

Sep, 2015

Consumer review by: Janutte (bestbuy.com)

OK

 

My last four laptops have been Toshiba. For my household use, they work OK.

Sep, 2015

Consumer review by: Sil3 (bestbuy.com)

Didn't load fast enough

 

Product was returned because the computer was slow. It did not load the page fast enough.

Sep, 2015

Consumer review by: 49Ford (bestbuy.com)

Good laptop for student

 

Easy to get started and to run the upgrade to Windows 10. Rather sluggish performance at times even given that this is a low end machine. More memory would help so it would be nice if there were a second memory slot. May upgrade memory anyway by...

Sep, 2015

Product Specifications

Audio

Built-in Microphone: Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2

Battery

Battery Capacity:32
Battery capacity (Watt hours):32
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:4

Camera

Front camera:Y

Certificates

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

Design

Color of product:Black
Form Factor:Clamshell
Product type:Notebook

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display Diagonal:15.6
Display Resolution:1366 x 768
HD type:Not supported
LED backlight: Yes
Touch screen: No
Touchscreen:N

Energy Management

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter output current:2.37
AC adapter output voltage:19
AC adapter power:45

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:N
Discrete graphics adapter model: No
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:311
On-board graphics adapter burst frequency:792
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):792
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics

Keyboard

Numeric keypad: Yes
Pointing device:Touchpad
Windows keys: Yes

Memory

Internal memory:4
Internal memory type:DDR3L-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:4
Memory clock speed:1333

Networking

3G: No
4G:N
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Operational Conditions

Non-operating altitude:0 - 393700.8
Non-operating shock:60
Non-operating vibration:1
Operating altitude:0 - 118110.2
Operating relative humidity (H-H):20 - 80
Operating relative humidity range:20 - 80
Operating shock:10
Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 35
Operating temperature range (T-T):5 - 35
Operating vibration:0.5
Storage relative humidity (H-H):10 - 90
Storage relative humidity range:10 - 90
Storage temperature (T-T):-20 - 55
Storage temperature range (T-T):-20 - 55

Optical Drive

LightScribe: No
Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi DL

Other Features

Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-x
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT):VT-x

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y
Manual: Yes

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
DC-in jack: Yes
Docking connector: No
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
ExpressCard slot: No
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: Yes
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: No
Total number of SATA connectors:2
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter output current:2.37
AC adapter output voltage:19
AC adapter power:45

Processor

Conflict Free processor:Y
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity: No
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:4
PCI Express configurations:1x4
PCI Express slots version:2.0
Processor:N2840
Processor boost frequency:2.58
Processor cache:1
Processor cache type:L2
Processor codename:Bay Trail
Processor cores:2
Processor family:Intel® Celeron®
Processor frequency:2.16
Processor lithography:22
Processor model:N2840
Processor operating modes:32-bit, 64-bit
Processor series:Intel Celeron Processor N2000 series for Mobile
Processor socket:BGA1170
Processor threads:2
Scenario Design Power (SDP):4.5
Stepping:C0
Thermal Design Power (TDP):7.5
Tjunction:100

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:22
Intel 64:Y
Intel AES New Instructions: No
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: No
Intel Clear Video Technology:N
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: No
Intel Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: No
Intel FDI Technology: No
Intel Flex Memory Access: No
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: No
Intel Insider: No
Intel InTru 3D Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Smart Connect Technology: Yes
Intel Smart Connect Technology version:1.00
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): No
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: Yes
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):N
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N
Intel® Insider™: No
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel® Secure Key:Y
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y
InTru™ 3D Technology: No
Processor ARK ID:82103
Processor code:SR1YJ
Processor package size:25
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: No

Security

Cable lock slot: Yes

Software

Operating system installed:Windows 8.1

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:MMC, SD, SDHC, SDXC
Hard disk rotational speed:5400
Hard Drive Capacity:500
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA
Hard drive speed:5400
Host interface:SATA
Number of hard drives installed:1
Storage media:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:500

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:10.2
Height:1.05
Weight:4.85
Width:15