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Toshiba Satellite C855-11F

alaTest has collected and analyzed 105 reviews of Toshiba Satellite C855-11F. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the screen and portability. The usability and price also get good feedback. There are some mixed opinions about the reliability. There are some less positive views about the sound and durability.

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durability, sound

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Toshiba Satellite C855-11F is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Toshiba Satellite C855-11F

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 66 user reviews of Toshiba Satellite C855-11F from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.co.uk. Views about the screen and portability are generally positive. The usability and price are also appreciated. Many are negative about the sound and durability, and views are divided on the battery.

performance, price, usability, portability, screen

durability, sound

88% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Toshiba Satellite C855-16M 15.6 inch Laptop - Silver (Intel Core i3-2350M 2.3GHz, 6GB RAM, 500GB HDD, Windows 7 Home Premium, USB 3.0)Toshiba Satellite C855-16M 15.6 inch Laptop - Silver (Intel Core i3-2350M 2.3GHz, 6GB RAM, 500GB HDD, Windows 7 Home Premium, USB 3.0)

Nov, 2017

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Toshiba Satellite C855-11F

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 24 user reviews of Toshiba Satellite C855-11F from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.com. Reviewers really like the durability and portability. The screen and price also get good reviews, but some have doubts about the reliability. Views about the size and battery are different.

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71% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Toshiba Satellite C855-S5356 15.6-Inch Laptop (Satin Black Trax)Toshiba Satellite C855-S5356 15.6-Inch Laptop (Satin Black Trax)

Nov, 2017

Expert review by: Ashima Gupta (technostall.com)

Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 Notebook Review: Specs, Features and Price

 

Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 ReviewToshiba has been producing world class notebooks since a long time. Many of its notebooks are preferred by students as well as business users worldwide. Toshiba Satellite C855-S5214 is ...

15.6 inches LED backlit TruBrite Display Screen, Display Resolution: 1366 x 768 pixels, Intel HD Graphics, Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit Edition OS, 2.30GHz Intel Premium B970 processor, 6 cell Li-ion battery

Sep, 2012

Expert review by: Andrew Williams (trustedreviews.com)

Toshiba Satellite C855

 

A sub-£500 15.6in laptop with USB 3.0. Sensible, but is it exciting enough?

USB 3.0 ; Generous RAM ; Decent battery life

Mediocre keyboard ; Drab looks ; Poor internal speakers

Two speaker grills sit just above the keyboard, half-hidden in a pattern of circle cut-outs. Although Toshiba boasts about the Satellite C855's "SRS Premium Sound HD" processing - suggesting a focus on sound quality - the internal speakers are fairly...

Jun, 2012

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:24-bit / HDA / SRS Premium Sound HD / SRS PS HD
Built-in Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
Built-in subwoofer: No
Number of built-in speakers:2

Battery

Battery Capacity:48
Battery capacity (Watt hours):48
Battery life (max):3.5 / 4 / 4.5 / 5.5
Battery performance:4800
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:6

Camera

Front Camera:Y / Yes
Front camera resolution:1280 x 800
Front camera resolution (numeric):1

Certificates

Energy Star certified: Yes
EPEAT compliance:Gold
RoHS compliance: Yes
Wi-Fi certified:Y
WiFi certified: Yes

Design

Color of product:Black / Black, Silver / Grey / Red / Silver / White
Form Factor:Clamshell
Market positioning:Beginner
Product type:Notebook

Display

3D:N / No
3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display Diagonal:15.6
Display Resolution:1366 x 768
Full HD: No
HD type:Not supported
LED backlight: Yes
Touch screen: No
Touchscreen:N / No

Energy Management

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter output current:3.42 / 3.95
AC adapter output voltage:19
AC adapter power:65 / 75
Power auto-sensing: Yes

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:N / Y / Yes
Discrete graphics adapter model:AMD Radeon HD 7610M / No
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR3
Maximum graphics adapter memory:1.696 / 2.799 / 4.847
Maximum Resolution:2048 x 1536
Number of discrete graphics adapters:1
Number of discrete graphics adapters installed:1
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2 / 3
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:650
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1000 / 1100 / 1150 / 1300
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x116 / 0x166
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics / Intel HD Graphics 3000 / Intel HD Graphics 4000

Keyboard

Full-size keyboard: Yes
Keyboard backlit:N
Keyboard language:Czech / Dutch / English / French / German
Keyboard Layout:AZERTY / QWERTY
Keyboard number of keys:102
Keyboard type:AZERTY / QWERTY
Numeric keypad: Yes
Pointing device:Touchpad
Windows keys: Yes

Memory

Internal memory:4 / 6 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:16 / 8
Maximum internal memory (64-bit):8
Memory clock speed:1300 / 1333 / 1600
Memory form factor:SO-DIMM
Memory layout:1 x 2 + 1 x 4 / 1 x 4 / 2 x 4
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 2 + 1 x 4 / 1 x 4 / 2 x 4
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM
Memory slots (available):1

Networking

3G: No
4G:N / No
4G WiMAX: No
Bluetooth:No / Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0 / 4.0 LE
Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X) / 10/100Base-T(X)
Ethernet LAN:Y / Yes
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100 / 10,100,1000
Network standard:IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u
Networking features:Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet, WLAN
Networking standards:IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.3,IEEE 802.3u
Networking topology:Fast Ethernet
SIM card support: No
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Operational Conditions

Non-operating altitude:0 - 1574803.1
Non-operating shock:60
Non-operating vibration:1
Operating altitude:0 - 393700.8
Operating relative humidity (H-H):20 - 90
Operating relative humidity range:20 - 90
Operating shock:10
Operating temperature (T-T):10 - 35 / 5 - 35
Operating temperature range (T-T):10 - 35 / 5 - 35
Operating vibration:0.5
Storage relative humidity (H-H):10 - 95
Storage relative humidity range:10 - 95
Storage temperature (T-T):-20 - 60
Storage temperature range (T-T):-20 - 60

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

Other Features

64-bit computing: Yes
Audio system:24-bit / HDA / SRS Premium Sound HD / SRS PS HD
Compliance industry standards:IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u
Dimensions (WxDxH):15 x 9.53 x 1.32
Display:LED / TFT
Display Diagonal:15.6
Display Diagonal (metric):15.6
Ethernet interface type:Fast / Gigabit
Graphics adapter family:AMD / AMD, Intel / Intel
GSM module: No
Hard disk drive, user password: Yes
HD-Ready: Yes
HDD user password:Y
Infrared data port: No
Intel visual technologies:Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video
Internal modem: No
Internal video mode, resolution:1366 x 768
Number of products included:1
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
Power supply type:AC/DC
Type:PC
USB connector type:USB Type-A
Volume Control:Digital
Wireless Technology:Wi-Fi / Wireless LAN / Wireless LAN, Bluetooth

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y / Yes
Cables included:AC
Handheld remote control: No
Manual: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes

Performance

TV tuner integrated: No

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
Combo headphone/mic port: 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 connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone outputs:1
LAN/VGA combo port:N / No
Microphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Microphone in: Yes
Mini DisplayPort/Thunderbolt combo port:N / No
S-Video port: No
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: No
TV out:N
TV out port: No
TV-out:N
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1 / 2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1 / 2
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter output current:3.42 / 3.95
AC adapter output voltage:19
AC adapter power:65 / 75
Power auto-sensing:Y / Yes

Processor

Bus type:DMI
Chipset:Intel HM70 Express / Intel HM76 Express
Conflict Free processor:N / No / Y
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):21 / 22 / 23 / 24 / 25
ECC supported by processor:N / No
FSB Parity: No
Integrated 4G WiMAX:N / Y / Yes
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:1 / 16
Maximum number of SMP processors:1
Motherboard chipset:Intel HM70 Express / Intel HM76 Express
Number of processors supported:1
PCI Express configurations:1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4 / 1x8, 1x16, 2x4, 2x8 / 1x8, 2x16, 1x8+2x4
PCI Express slots version:2.0 / 3.0
Processor:B950 / B960 / B980 / I3-2328M / I3-2350M / I3-2370M / I3-3110M / I5-2450M / I5-3210M
Processor boost frequency:3.1
Processor cache:2 / 3
Processor cache type:L2 / L3 / Smart Cache
Processor codename:Ivy Bridge / Sandy Bridge
Processor cores:2
Processor family:2nd gen Intel® Core™ i3 / 2nd gen Intel® Core™ i5 / 3rd gen Intel® Core™ i5 / Intel Core i3-2xxx / Intel Core i3-3xxx / Intel Pentium Mobile / Intel® Pentium® / Intel® Pentium® Dual-Core
Processor frequency:2.1 / 2.2 / 2.3 / 2.4 / 2.5
Processor lithography:22 / 32
Processor Manufacturer:Intel
Processor model:B950 / B960 / B980 / I3-2328M / I3-2350M / I3-2370M / I3-3110M / I5-2450M / I5-3210M
Processor operating modes:32-bit, 64-bit / 64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i3-2300 Mobile series / Intel Core i3-3100 Mobile series / Intel Core i5-2400 Mobile series / Intel Core i5-3200 Mobile series / Intel Pentium B900 series for Mobile
Processor socket:BGA1023 / PGA988 / Socket 988
Processor threads:2 / 4
Stepping:D2 / J1 / L1 / Q0
System bus data transfer rate:5
System bus rate:5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):35
Tjunction:100 / 105 / 85 / 90

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:22 / 32
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64:Y / Yes
Intel AES New Instructions:No / Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology:No / Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology:No / Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:N / No
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:No / Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology:No / Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Insider:No / Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology:No / Yes
Intel My WiFi Technology:No / Yes
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology:No / Yes
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Smart Cache: Yes
Intel Smart Response Technology: No
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N / No / Y
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT):No / Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology:No / Yes
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):N / No / Y
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N / Y / Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):N / Y / Yes
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N / No
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N / Y / Yes
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):N / Y / Yes
Intel® Insider™:No / Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N / Y / Yes
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N / Y / Yes
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:No / Yes
Intel® Secure Key:Y
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):N
Intel® Smart Cache:Y / Yes
Intel® Smart Response Technology: No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N / No
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N / Y / Yes
InTru™ 3D Technology:No / Yes
Processor ARK ID:53438 / 53442 / 53452 / 55627 / 59836 / 65700 / 65708 / 69669 / 70927
Processor code:SR04Z / SR07V / SR0DN / SR0DP / SR0J1 / SR0N0 / SR0N2 / SR0TC
Processor package size:31 / 37.5 / 37.5x37.5 (rPGA988B); 31 x 24 (BGA1023)
Supported instruction sets:AVX / SSE4.1, SSE4.2 / SSE4.x
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes

Security

Cable lock slot:Kensington / Yes
Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Fingerprint reader: No
Password protection:HDD, Supervisor, User / Supervisor, User / Yes
Password protection type:HDD, Supervisor, User / Supervisor, User / Y
Trusted Platform Module (TPM): No

Software

Bundled software:-0.2 - 0.2 / 1920 x 1080,2048 x 1536,3072 x 1728,4320 x 2432,4320 x 3240 / 6.69 x 2.95 x 7.68 / Microsoft FreshPaint\nMicrosoft Solitair Collection\nNero 12 Essentials\nSRS Premium Sound HD\nTOSHIBA Function Key\nTOSHIBA Media Player\nTOSHIBA Desktop Assist\nTOSHIBA Eco Utility\nTOSHIBA PC Health Monitor\nTOSHIBA Recovery Media Creator\nTOSHIBA Places\nTOSHIBA Resolution+\nTOSHIBA Service Station\nTOSHIBA System Settings\nTOSHIBA Tempro\nMcAfee Security Advisor\nIntel Rapid Storage Technology\nIntel AppUp Center
Drivers included: Yes
Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 7 Home Premium / Windows 7 Professional / Windows 8
Trial software:McAfee / McAfee Internet Security, Microsoft Office / McAfee Internet Security, Microsoft Word & Excel / Microsoft Office, McAfee Internet Security / Microsoft Office, Norton Internet Security 2013, Norton Online Backup, Norton Anti-Theft / Norton Internet Security

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash), MiniSD, MMC, SD, SDHC, SDXC / MiniSD, MMC, SD, SDHC, SDXC / MMC, SD, SDHC, SDXC / MMC, SD, SDIO, SDXC / SD, SDHC, SDXC
Hard disk rotational speed:5400
Hard Drive Capacity:1024 / 500 / 640 / 750
Hard Drive Interface:SATA / Serial ATA
Hard drive speed:5400
Host interface:SATA
Number of hard drives installed:1
Storage media:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:1024 / 500 / 640 / 750

Video

External video modes max. refresh rate:100 / 85
External video modes non-interlaced resolution with max. refresh rate:1600 x 1200
External video modes refresh rate (max):100 / 85

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:9.53
Depth (imperial):9.53
Height:1.32
Height (front):1.11 / 1.14
Height (front) (imperial):1.14
Height (rear):1.31
Height (rear) (imperial):1.31
Weight:4.65 / 5.07 / 5.4 / 5.49
Width:15
Width (imperial):15