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Toshiba Satellite P55-A5200

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 reviews of Toshiba Satellite P55-A5200. The average rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the size and screen. The design and performance are also appreciated, whereas some have doubts 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 P55-A5200 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: Joel Santo Domingo (pcmag.com)

Toshiba Satellite P55-A5200

 

The Toshiba Satellite P55-A5200 is a decent choice if you're looking for a performance desktop replacement laptop that will stay in one place most of the time.

Large 1080p screen. 750GB of storage space. DVD drive. Nice Price. Numeric keypad. HDMI and VGA. 1 Year Norton Internet Security/Anti Virus.

No touch screen. No SSD/Flash storage. Less than four hours battery life. Almost five pounds. Some bloatware.

With decent multimedia performance numbers and a large 1080p HD screen, the Toshiba Satellite P55-A5200 is a good value for users who need application performance over portability. The lack of a touch screen means that this probably shouldn't be your...

Aug, 2013

Expert review by: Dave McClintock (computershopper.com)

Toshiba Satellite P55-A5200 Review and Ratings

 

With a vibrant 15.6-inch 1080p display and a DVD drive, the Toshiba Satellite P55-A5200 would have been a slam dunk in the days before touch-enabled displays. But lacking touch and weighing almost twice as much as ultrabooks, the P55 may be overpriced...

Polished, professional design and build ; Backlit keyboard ; Admirable array of ports ; Crank-worthy Harman Kardon speakers

No touch display ; Battery lasts less than four hours ; DVD tray positioned for accidental pop-outs ; 5.2 pounds feels heavy versus ultrabooks

You can argue that no 15.6-inch laptop is thin and light enough to satisfy a truly mobile worker, but the Satellite is a particularly poor choice if you depend on battery longevity: Its power pack lasted less than four hours in our admittedly grueling...

Sep, 2013

Expert review by: Joel Santo Domingo (itreviews.co.uk)

Toshiba Satellite P55-A5200

 

The Toshiba Satellite P55-A5200 is a decent desktop replacement laptop that will keep regular PC users happy. It has the power to last more than the next few years, Windows 8 compatibility, and a huge non-touch screen for your media creation and...

Aug, 2013

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:DTS Studio Sound
Built-in Microphone: Yes
Speakers manufacturer:Harman Kardon

Battery

Battery Capacity:43
Battery capacity (Watt hours):43
Battery life (max):4.22
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:Silver
Form Factor:Clamshell
Housing material:Aluminium
Product type:Notebook

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display Diagonal:15.6
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080
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):3
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:350
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1100
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x166
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 4000

Keyboard

Keyboard backlit:Y
Pointing device:Touchpad

Memory

Internal memory:6
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:16
Memory clock speed:1600
Memory layout:1 x 2 + 1 x 4
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 2 + 1 x 4
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM

Networking

3G: No
4G:N
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Wi-Fi: Yes

Operational Conditions

Non-operating altitude:-2362.2 - 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):5 - 35
Operating temperature range (T-T):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-R write speed:24
CD-RW write speed:16
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 write speed:6
DVD-R write speed:8
DVD-RAM write speed:5
DVD-RW write speed:6
DVD+R Double Layer write speed:6
DVD+R write speed:8
DVD+RW write speed:8
LightScribe: No
Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi DL

Other Features

Audio system:DTS Studio Sound

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:AC
Manual: Yes
Quick start guide: 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
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2
USB Sleep-and-Charge:Y
USB Sleep-and-Charge ports: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

Bus type:DMI
Chipset:Intel HM76 Express
Conflict Free processor:Y
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):18
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity: No
Integrated 4G WiMAX:Y
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:1
Motherboard chipset:Intel HM76 Express
PCI Express configurations:1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
PCI Express slots version:2.0
Processor:I5-3337U
Processor boost frequency:2.7
Processor cache:3
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor codename:Ivy Bridge
Processor cores:2
Processor family:Intel Core i5-3xxx
Processor frequency:1.8
Processor lithography:22
Processor model:I5-3337U
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i5-3300 Mobile series
Processor socket:BGA1023
Processor threads:4
Stepping:L1
System bus data transfer rate:5
System bus rate:5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):17
Tjunction:105

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:22
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64:Y
Intel AES New Instructions: Yes
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: 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
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):Y
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
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® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):Y
Intel® Insider™: Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):Y
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel® Secure Key:Y
Intel® Smart Cache:Y
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y
InTru™ 3D Technology: Yes
Processor ARK ID:72055
Processor code:SR0XL
Processor package size:31
Supported instruction sets:AVX
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes

Security

Cable lock slot: Yes

Software

Bundled software:TOSHIBA App Place\nTOSHIBA BookPlace\nTOSHIBA Desktop Assist\nTOSHIBA Disc Creator\nTOSHIBA Bluetooth Stack \nTOSHIBA eco Utility\nTOSHIBA HDD Protection\nTOSHIBA HW Setup Utility\nTOSHIBA Media Player\nTOSHIBA Maintenance Utility\nTOSHIBA Recovery Disc Creator\nTOSHIBA Service Station\nTOSHIBA Sleep Utility\nTOSHIBA Start\nTOSHIBA Password Utility\nTOSHIBA Resolution+ \nTOSHIBA Video Player \nternet Explorer 10\nIntel Wireless Display\nDragon Assistant\nNorton PC Checkup\nOrigin powered \nWildTangent\nGames Console\nDTS Studio Sound
Operating system installed:Windows 8
Trial software:Norton Internet Security, Office 365, Norton Online Backup, Norton Anti-Theft

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

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:9.88
Height (front):1.1
Height (rear):1.2
Weight:5.4
Width:15.2