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Toshiba Satellite S855-S5251 Laptop

alaTest has collected and analyzed 101 reviews of Toshiba Satellite S855-S5251 Laptop. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Comments about the design and usability are overall positive. The performance and screen also get good opinions. Some have doubts about the sound.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Toshiba Satellite S855-S5251 Laptop is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 84 user reviews of Toshiba Satellite S855-S5251 Laptop from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Laptops on Reviewers are impressed by the design and usability. The portability and performance are also mentioned favorably.

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

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Review Toshiba Satellite S855D-S5256 Notebook


Discount Entertainment. Toshiba's updated 15.6-inch mid-range notebook seeks to provide a viable alternative to more expensive gaming-capable models. Sporting an AMD Trinity chipset surrounded by a sleek but basic construction, how does it fare against...

Great gaming performance for an integrated GPU, Blu-ray drive, Above average speakers, Good battery life, Bright screen, The stylish appearance, good speakers, and surprisingly capable gaming performance for an integrated GPU lay the foundation for a...

Cheap-feeling, fragile plastic casing, Weak CPU performance, Inhibitive number and positioning of ports, High-gloss screen, Apparent throttling under heavy stress, Unremarkable WLAN adapter, Fewer compromises elsewhere in an effort to save cost. In...

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Good product


The laptop was great. I liked the performance of it except the windows 8. I hate the keyboard. in general the product is good at a fair price.

Display Screen, Design, Performance



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Cheap, Nice, Fast


I had a Protege before this one and i find it to be fast for all my work and easy to use. I could not help getting this after a discount price of $549. I have no idea my the specifs say 750 GB and i got only 668 GB but again the discounted price was...

Value for Money, Easy to Use, Display Screen, Performance

Short Battery Life, Sound Quality

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Love it!


Just bought this laptop last week, got rid of all the unwanted apps and replaced the HDD with a 120 GB SSD... Now, the desktop loads from 5 to 6 seconds, this is an amazing machine.

Value for Money, Features, Quiet, Easy to Use, Display Screen, Design, Performance

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Nice laptop. Good value for money.


I am happy with my new laptop. It is fast and easy to use it. I am not sure if the processor enhancer to 3,4 GHz works. I just have seen 2,4 GHz speed. It would be better to have better speakers. No complaints, so far.

Value for Money, Features, Battery Life, Display Screen, Performance

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Almost perfect


This purchase was done with a lot of research, thought, and recommendations. I did give it a 5 star in spite of of the speakers, but most people use extension speakers anyway.

value for money, affordable powerhouse, not laden down with ad software

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No full warranty


I like the hardware. I was a professional typist for over 20 years, and yes, you do have to press harder on the keys. I haven't looked to see yet if the touch is adjustable. Windows 8 is another issue. If your email is a POP3 (like Cablevision in this...

value for money, quiet, design

sound quality, difficult to use, windows 8, no real full coverage warranty

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great computer


I have been though a lot of laptop from HP dell and gateway. HP has a heating issue and I have always come back to toshiba. For this price you cant beat this laptop very good would tell everyone to geat.

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

short battery life

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Excellent Value for Latest Technology


What I love about this laptop is it represents latest technology at a fantastic price. I shopped for weeks at all the discount locations online only to keep coming back to Office Depot for this selection. What exceeded my expectation was the award...

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

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Best Laptop


I am not sure what other two reviewers talking about, Key Board issues and slowing down when programs fully installed. I don't beleive that, it is definitely not possible. This is the best Laptop I have ever owned, thanks so much to Toshiba and...

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