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Toshiba Satellite L855-11P

alaTest has collected and analyzed 39 reviews of Toshiba Satellite L855-11P. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the reliability and portability. The design and price also get good opinions, whereas comments are divided on the durability. There are some negative opinions about the battery.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Toshiba Satellite L855-11P is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Toshiba Satellite L855-11P

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 13 user reviews of Toshiba Satellite L855-11P from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.co.uk. Reviews about the portability and design are generally positive. The price and durability also get good reviews. Many are less positive about the size and usability.

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85% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Toshiba Satellite L855-10W 15.6 inch Laptop (Intel Core i7-3610QM 3.1/3.3GHz, 6GB RAM, 750GB HDD, Windows 7 Home Premium, USB 3.0, Aluminium design, GToshiba Satellite L855-10W 15.6 inch Laptop (Intel Core i7-3610QM 3.1/3.3GHz, 6GB RAM, 750GB HDD, Windows 7 Home Premium, USB 3.0, Aluminium design, G

Dec, 2017

Consumer review by: Rita (circuitcity.com)

Great for the price

 

I bought three of these for my business and all three work great for us. Difinatley a great price for what we got, I am happy with it and would recommend it.

Nov, 2012

Consumer review by: JOSH (circuitcity.com)

Great laptop for the price

 

I got this laptop three months ago and it still works great. It has a nicely-sized keyboard for larger hands, and you get used to the touchpad placement.I only have a few complaints: Toshiba doesn't have a support page devoted to this model, though...

Nov, 2012

Consumer review by: N8Dizzle (circuitcity.com)

Good but a little slow

 

I've only had it about 3 weeks and everything is working good so far but the L855 is a little slower than I was expecting which is a little disappointing.

Oct, 2012

Consumer review by: Skilen (circuitcity.com)

Quality business laptop

 

Excellent laptop, replacing one from another brand that the keyboard began failing. I like the speed, memory, and it has everything I need in my real estate business. A nice nice machine for on the go.

Oct, 2012

Consumer review by: Jagiine (circuitcity.com)

I Expected More, but am Satisfied

 

I do like the computer and am happy with the purchase. There are some issues, one big one being that sometimes, when I'm typing quickly, it will miss the occasional letter. I also expected more speed and processing power. It runs smoothly, but startup...

Sep, 2012

Consumer review by: Gadget Guy (officemax.com)

Great Cheap Laptop

 

Considering what I paid for it ($530), this is a great laptop. The laptop is reasonably well built and has hardware specifications that you normally don't find in this price range. Nothing to complain about other than some extra preinstalled software I...

Processing Speed, Storage Space

Oct, 2012

Consumer review by: D Texas (officemax.com)

Good general purpose computer

 

Got this little jewel to replace my 4 year old laptop that broke. I use it for home accounting, email, online news, shopping, and skype. This computer does what I need very well, plenty of storage space for all my files.

Storage Space, Battery Life, usb 3.0

Sep, 2012

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:24-bit / HDA / SRS Premium Sound HD / SRS PS HD
Audio system full duplex: Yes
Audio system maximum sampling rate:192
Built-in Microphone: Yes
Built-in speaker(s):Y / Yes
Built-in speakers: Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2

Battery

Battery Capacity:4400
Battery life (max):4.3 / 4.5
Battery performance:10.8 / 4400
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

Certification:Energy Star 5.0
Energy Star certified: Yes

Design

Color of product:Aluminium / Aluminium, Black / Aluminium, Black, Blue / Black, Blue / Blue
Form Factor:Clamshell
Housing material:Aluminium
Product type:Notebook

Disk Drive

Hard disk height:0.374

Display

3D:N
3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display Diagonal:15.6
Display Resolution:1366 x 768
Display response rise/fall:16
HD type:Not supported
LED backlight: Yes
Pixel Pitch:0.00992 x 0.00992
Touch screen: No
Touchscreen:N

Energy Management

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter output current:3.42 / 3.95 / 4.74 / 6.32
AC adapter output voltage:19
AC adapter power:120 / 65 / 90
Power auto-sensing: Yes

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:N / Y / Yes
Discrete graphics adapter memory:1 / 2
Discrete graphics adapter model:AMD Radeon HD 7670M / No
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR3
Maximum graphics adapter memory:1.696 / 3.825 / 4.847 / 4.849 / 6.351
Maximum Resolution:2.048 x 1.536 / 2048 x 1536
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):1100 / 1300
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x116 / 0x166
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 3000 / Intel HD Graphics 4000

Keyboard

Full-size keyboard: Yes
Keyboard key pitch:0.752
Keyboard key stroke:0.0591
Keyboard language:Czech / Dutch / German
Keyboard Layout:AZERTY
Keyboard number of keys:102
Keyboard type:AZERTY
Numeric keypad: Yes
Pointing device:Touchpad
Windows keys: Yes

Memory

Internal memory:4 / 6 / 8
Internal memory expansion module sizes:1.024 / 2.048
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:16 / 8
Memory clock speed:1333 / 1600
Memory layout:1 x 2 + 1 x 4 / 2 x 4
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 2 + 1 x 4 / 2 x 4
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM

Networking

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

Operational Conditions

Non-operating altitude:0 - 1574803.1
Non-operating relative humidity (non-condensing):10 - 95
Non-operating shock:60
Non-operating vibration:1
Operating altitude:0 - 393700.8
Operating relative humidity range:20 - 90
Operating shock:10
Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 35
Operating temperature range (T-T):5 - 35
Operating vibration:0.5
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:4
CD/DVD drive buffer size:2
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 / CD-ROM, CD-R, CD-RW, DVD-ROM, DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-RAM, BD-ROM, BD-R, BD-RE
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: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
LightScribe: No
Optical drive interface:SATA
Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi DL

Other Features

Audio system:24-bit / HDA / SRS Premium Sound HD / SRS PS HD
Compliance industry standards:IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ab
Dimensions (WxDxH):15 x 9.53 x 1.28
Display:LED / TFT
Drive device, buffer size:8192
Ethernet interface type:Gigabit
Graphics adapter family:AMD / AMD, Intel / Intel
Infrared data port: No
Internal video mode, resolution:1366 x 768
Power supply type:AC/DC
Type:PC
Wireless Technology:Wireless LAN, Bluetooth

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y / Yes
Cables included:AC
Handheld remote control: No
Manual: 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 outputs:1
Microphone in: Yes
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
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter output current:3.95 / 4.74 / 6.32
AC adapter output voltage:19
AC adapter power:90
Power auto-sensing:Y

Processor

Bus type:DMI
Chipset:Intel HM76 Express
Conflict Free processor:N / Y / Yes
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):23 / 25
ECC supported by processor:N / No
FSB Parity: No
Integrated 4G WiMAX:Y / Yes
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:1 / 16
Motherboard chipset:Intel HM76 Express
Number of processors supported:1
PCI Express configurations:1x16, 2x8 / 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
PCI Express slots version:2.0 / 3.0
Processor:I5-2450M / I5-3210M / I7-3610QM
Processor boost frequency:3.1 / 3.3
Processor cache:3 / 6
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor codename:Ivy Bridge / Sandy Bridge
Processor cores:2 / 4
Processor family:2nd gen Intel® Core™ i5 / 3rd gen Intel® Core™ i5 / 3rd gen Intel® Core™ i7 / Intel Core i5-3xxx
Processor frequency:2.3 / 2.5
Processor front side bus:1333
Processor lithography:22 / 32
Processor Manufacturer:Intel
Processor model:I5-2450M / I5-3210M / I7-3610QM
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i5-2400 Mobile series / Intel Core i5-3200 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-3600 Mobile series
Processor socket:BGA1023 / PGA988 / Socket G2
Processor threads:4 / 8
Stepping:J1 / L1
System bus data transfer rate:5
System bus rate:5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):35 / 45
Tjunction:100 / 105 / 105 C

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: Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: 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: 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: Yes
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Smart Cache: Yes
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:No / Yes
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):1 / Y / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N / Y / 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):Y / Yes
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):Y / Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y / Yes
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N / No
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):Y / Yes
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):Y / Yes
Intel® Insider™: Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y / Yes
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):Y / Yes
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel® Secure Key:Y / Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):N
Intel® Smart Cache:Y / Yes
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N / No
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y / Yes
InTru™ 3D Technology: Yes
Processor ARK ID:53452 / 64899 / 65708
Processor code:SR04Z / SR0N0
Processor package size:31 / 37.5 / 37.5x37.5 (rPGA988B); 31 x 24 (BGA1023)
Supported instruction sets:AVX
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes

Security

Cable lock slot:Kensington
Fingerprint reader: No
HDD recovery: Yes
Password protection:HDD, Supervisor, User / Supervisor, User
Password protection type:HDD, Supervisor, User / Supervisor, User

Software

Bundled software:1920 x 1080,2048 x 1536,3072 x 1728,4320 x 2432,4320 x 3240 / Skype \nWindows Live Essentials \nKwikMedia Nero, Nero BackItUp & Burn Autobackup \nEco Utility Toshiba \nToshiba PC Health Monitor \nToshiba Resolution \nToshiba Tempro \nToshiba Web Camera Application \nToshiba Recovery Media Creator \nWildTangent Games Console \nToshiba Disc Creator / Skype \nWindows Live Essentials \nNero KwikMedia, Nero BackItUp & Burn Autobackup \nToshiba Eco Utility\nToshiba PC Health Monitor \nToshiba Resolution + plug-in for Windows Media Player \nToshiba Tempro\nToshiba Web Camera Application \nToshiba Recovery Media Creator \nWildTangent Games Console \nToshiba Disc Creator / Skype\nWindows Live Essentials\nNero Kwik Media, Nero BackItUp & Burn Autobackup\nToshiba Eco Utility\nToshiba PC Health Monitor\nToshiba Tempro\nToshiba Recovery Media Creator\nWildTangent Games Console\nToshiba Disc Creator
Drivers included: Yes
Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 7 Home Premium
Trial software:McAfee Internet Security / McAfee Internet Security, Microsoft Word & Excel / Microsoft Office, McAfee 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 / SDHC, SDXC
Hard disk rotational speed:5400
Hard Drive Capacity:500 / 640 / 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:1000 / 500 / 640 / 750

Video

External video modes max. refresh rate:100
External video modes maximum refresh rate (non interlaced):100 / 85
External video modes non-interlaced resolution with max. refresh rate:1.600 x 1.200 / 1600 x 1200
External video modes refresh rate (max):100

Weight & Dimensions

AC adapter weight:13.1 / 19.5 / 8.82
CD/DVD weight:6.17
Depth:9.53
Height:1.28
Height (front):1.14
Height (rear):1.28
Weight:5.07
Width:15