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Toshiba - Satellite 15.6" Laptop - 4GB Memory - 500GB Hard Drive - Satin Black

alaTest has collected and analyzed 864 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the portability and size. The usability and screen are also mentioned favorably. There are some mixed opinions about the battery, and many are critical about the touchpad.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Toshiba - Satellite 15.6" Laptop - 4GB Memory - 500GB Hard Drive - Satin Black is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 30 user reviews of Toshiba - Satellite 15.6" Laptop - 4GB Memory - 500GB Hard Drive - Satin Black from The average user rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Laptops on

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

This summary is based on the products: Toshiba - Satellite 15.6" Laptop - 4GB Memory - 500GB Hard Drive - Satin BlackToshiba Satellite C855D-S5100 15.6-Inch Laptop (Satin Black)Toshiba Satellite 15.6" Laptop - 3rd Gen Intel® Core i5-3230 processor - 8GB Memory - 750GB Hard Drive - Backlit keyboard - Windows 8 - Prestige Silve

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I Got a Good One!!!!


User friendly

Easy To Set Up","Easy To Use","Fast","Powerful

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Great Laptop so far


We bought this for my 10 year old who had been using an old hand-me-down. He's not the easiest on it so therefore I can say that it is tough and can handle being moved around a lot and can handle his PC games (WOW) with ease. Easy setup and lighted...

Flawless operation, lighted keyboard, crystal clear display, runs cool



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Great laptop for price


Got this to replace an 8 year laptop. Great speed nice graphics. I have dvds that i still like to watch when i travel so the dvd drive is great and i like the number pad as well for accounting work. Its still and good compact size considering it has a...

Good size even with optical srive

Nothing so far

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Good for my daily needs


Good laptop for social surfing, my daughter homework, games, Skype.This product is... Good sound quality, easy to set up, lightning fastAbout me... Parent with kids



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great speed and easy to adapt


Love the increased speed and space I get - have been using a 5 year old Gateway. Love the backlit keyboard and the full 1080p HD screen views. Loading photos is so much faster. I adapted very quick to Windows 8.1- much easier than I was anticipating!...

speed, screen, easy set-up

would like dedicated graphics and SSD, but was not out there in my price range

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Plenty of speed in web browsing


This unit was fairly easy to operate and become comfortable with after using Windows Vista on my other computer. This unit is faster and will have the capacity I'll need in the future.This product is... Good sound quality, A touch pad that works great,...

I can go from one website to another with ease

Battery life could be longer

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Wish it had a touch screen


I was told by the sales man that this laptop was a touch screen. When I brought it home. I was very disappointed!This product is... Good sound qualityAbout me... Budget Conscious, Basic web surfing & emails, Parent with kids, Student, Comfortable with...


no touch screen

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Good Computer


Really like the laptop. It fits my needs perfecty.This product is... Good sound quality, Perfect for Business, Big screen size, lightning fastAbout me... Basic web surfing & emails, Business Professional, Budget Conscious, Parent with kids, Comfortable...

Sleek design and ease of use


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Toshiba's are good


This is my second Toshiba and I really like the computers they are reliable and a good value. I have no issues with the hardware. Windows 8 is a pain, but I'm starting to get used to it. It is a complete overhaul from Windows 7 and initially made me...

Good value, speed and performance

Windows 8