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Toshiba Satellite C855-21Q

alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 reviews of Toshiba Satellite C855-21Q. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Views about the battery and design are overall positive. The performance and screen are also appreciated. There are some critical comments about the sound, and opinions about the durability and usability are mixed.

price, screen, performance, design, battery

sound

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Toshiba Satellite C855-21Q is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review by: toshibalap (officedepot.com)

Good, fast, but Windows 8 is difficult to use

 

Pros:

value for money, Display Screen

difficult to use

Dec, 2012

Consumer review by: mrjitters (officedepot.com)

toshiba with windows 8

 

windows 8 is the worst progam ever

value for money, battery life, quiet, Display Screen, design, Performance

difficult to use, windows8

Dec, 2012

Consumer review by: SW (officedepot.com)

Poor performance

 

A very disappointing purchase. Fortunately Office Depot allowed me to return the item for credit. After using HP for years, I bought this Toshiba with the idea that it would be about the same and the deal was too good to pass up. Should have passed....

value for money, battery life, quiet

Build Quality, difficult to use

Dec, 2012

Consumer review by: george (officedepot.com)

Best gift ever!!!

 

I received this as an early Christmas gift from my wife. I wanted as much RAM as I could get in a nice priced laptop. The 8 GB was more than I expected. The laptop really zips around! As soon as I learn Windows 8 there will be no stopping me. This...

value for money, features, quiet, easy to use, Display Screen, design, Performance

sound quality

Dec, 2012

Consumer review by: Teddi (officedepot.com)

Love It!!!!

 

It was a birthday gift from my boyfriend, at first I didn't know what to expect because I was so use to having a HP but I found the toshiba to be "GREAT" I love the features.... the speakers are terrible...It's worth the price.

value for money, features, battery life, quiet, easy to use, Display Screen, design, Performance

sound quality

Dec, 2012

Consumer review by: ms_cheerful (officedepot.com)

Very poor sound quality

 

Everything is good for the price except the sound quality.

sound quality

Dec, 2012

Consumer review by: DEE* (officedepot.com)

GREAT DEAL!!!!

 

THIS IS A VERY GOOD LAPTOP FOR THE PRICE MY DAUGHTER IN COLLEGE LOVES IT, IT'S VERY FAST AND MUCH SMALLER THAT HP ALSO IT DOES NOT HOLD FINGERPRINTS, FRONT IS SILVER IT'S BEAUTIFUL

value for money, battery life, Display Screen, design, Performance

Nov, 2012

Consumer review by: ladymonte (officedepot.com)

Love this computer.

 

I really do love this computer, I never own a Toshiba before I am happy I bought this Toshiba it work really well does every thing I need it to do. I own a dell before it is nothing compared to this Toshiba I am now a Toshiba fan for ever. You will not...

value for money, features, battery life, quiet, easy to use, Display Screen, design, Performance

Nov, 2012

Consumer review by: Jack (officedepot.com)

Great Value

 

This is a great value! Very nice design and it performs very well. It is much lighter and faster than the HP that I am replacing.

value for money, features, battery life, easy to use, design, Performance

Nov, 2012

Consumer review by: lalalppp (officedepot.com)

Good Computer, Horrible Speakers.

 

Nuff Said..................................................................................

Nov, 2012

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:24-bit
Built-in Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes

Battery

Battery life (max):3.5
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)

Camera

Front camera resolution:1280 x 800
Front camera resolution (numeric):1

Certificates

Energy Star certified: Yes

Design

Color of product:Red
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:3.95
AC adapter output voltage:19
Power auto-sensing: Yes

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:Y
Discrete graphics adapter model:AMD Radeon HD 7610M
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR3
Maximum graphics adapter memory:4.847
Maximum Resolution:2048 x 1536
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:650
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1150
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x116
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 3000

Keyboard

Keyboard language:French
Keyboard number of keys:102
Numeric keypad: Yes
Pointing device:Touchpad
Windows keys: Yes

Memory

Internal memory:4
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:8
Memory clock speed:1333
Memory layout:1 x 4
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 4
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM

Networking

3G: No
Bluetooth: No
Cabling technology:10/100Base-T(X)
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100
SIM card support: No
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Optical Drive

CD read speed:24
CD rewrite speed:4
CD write speed:24
CD-R read speed:24
CD-R write speed:24
CD-RW read speed:24
CD-RW write speed:4
Disc types supported:CD-R, CD-ROM, CD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+R DL, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-R DL, DVD-RAM, DVD-ROM, DVD-RW
DVD-R Double Layer read speed:6
DVD-R Double Layer write speed:6
DVD-R read speed:8
DVD-R write speed:8
DVD-RAM read speed:5
DVD-RAM write speed:5
DVD-RW read speed:8
DVD-RW write speed:6
DVD+R Double Layer read speed:6
DVD+R Double Layer write speed:6
DVD+R read speed:8
DVD+R write speed:8
DVD+RW read speed:8
DVD+RW write speed:8
LightScribe: No
Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi DL

Other Features

Audio system:24-bit
HD-Ready: Yes
Internal modem: No
Internal video mode, resolution:1366 x 768
USB connector type:USB Type-A
Volume Control:Digital

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y

Performance

TV tuner integrated: No

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
DC-in jack: Yes
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
ExpressCard slot: No
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Microphone in: Yes
S-Video port: No
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: No
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:3.95
AC adapter output voltage:19
Power auto-sensing:Y

Processor

Bus type:DMI
Conflict Free processor:N
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):24
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity: No
Integrated 4G WiMAX:Y
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:1
Number of processors supported:1
PCI Express configurations:1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
PCI Express slots version:2.0
Processor:I3-2370M
Processor cache:3
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor codename:Sandy Bridge
Processor cores:2
Processor family:2nd gen Intel® Core™ i3
Processor frequency:2.4
Processor lithography:32
Processor Manufacturer:Intel
Processor model:I3-2370M
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i3-2300 Mobile series
Processor socket:Socket 988
Processor threads:4
Stepping:J1
System bus data transfer rate:5
System bus rate:5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):35
Tjunction:85

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:32
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64:Y
Intel AES New Instructions: No
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:N
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: Yes
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 version:1.00
Intel Insider: Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology: Yes
Intel My WiFi Technology: Yes
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Smart Cache: Yes
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): Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: Yes
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):Y
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):Y
Intel® Insider™: Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):Y
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel® Smart Cache:Y
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y
InTru™ 3D Technology: Yes
Processor ARK ID:53442
Processor code:SR0DP
Processor package size:37.5
Supported instruction sets:AVX
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes

Security

Cable lock slot:Kensington
Password protection:HDD, Supervisor, User
Password protection type:HDD, Supervisor, User

Software

Drivers included: Yes
Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 8
Trial software:Microsoft Office, McAfee Internet Security

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:MMC, SD, SDHC, SDXC
Hard disk rotational speed:5400
Hard Drive Capacity:750
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA
Hard drive speed:5400
Host interface:SATA
Number of hard drives installed:1
Storage media:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:750

Video

External video modes max. refresh rate:100
External video modes non-interlaced resolution with max. refresh rate:1600 x 1200
External video modes refresh rate (max):100

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:9.53
Height:1.32
Weight:5.07
Width:15