Satellite C55-C5241is a tolerable mid-range laptop at a sensible cost. While it doesn’t have much of the fancy stuff of a high-end laptop, it accompanies enough for most purposes. So, it can be used at home, school, or at work. Its zero issues with gaming and multitasking can be a consideration. So, let’s start with the one needed for portability: the battery.
A Not-Switch-Friendly Battery
The battery seems, by all accounts, to be exceptionally well-built. It takes, however, 5 hours to charge! Unlike other laptops, the user cannot just take it off with a switch or buttons. You need to bring screw driver everywhere since the battery of this Toshiba windows 10 laptop involves two screws.back to menu ↑
In The Speed of (Only One) RAM
The machine comes with an 8GB RAM at 1600Mhz as 2x4GB SODIMM’s. While this is satisfactory for most applications, it is not really satisfactory for a user who needs to use a 3D animation application. This Toshiba windows 10 laptop system is rated for 8GB RAM maximum. And guess what the manual said, a user is not encouraged to add RAM. Users may, of course, make some changes on one’s own cost.
The framework is somehow quick, without any wait for applications to open. Multitasking with video conference, browsing, screen share, PowerPoint slide show, and screen share can be done at the same time.back to menu ↑
Plenty Options Of Connectivity
The built-in Wifi adapter of this Toshiba windows 10 laptop version is constrained to 802.11n band. If it is connected to speedier routers using AC band, it would require an adapter to be plugged in to its USB. However, be selective in choosing adapters to ensure the compatibility with Windows 10.
As not all connectors are supporting Windows 10, there may be issues with different Wifi adapters. As we know, not many have been pre-designed for Windows 10 also. Good luck in resolving this one.
And, with one USB 3.0 port and two USB 2.0 ports, there is no absence of accessibility to attach extra accessories. For example, faster Wi-Fi adapters, a Blu-Ray RW drive, flashdisks, and different things. Many users would need to get a USB 3.0 Hub which is a lot faster than USB 2.0.
The only SD space of this Toshiba windows 10 laptop has been quick and worked perfectly with SD cards up to 128GB.
This machine, however, has no VGA port. Should a user wish to utilize a different VGA screen, therefore, a HDMI to VGA connector is in need. However, there is nothing to worry because the HDMI port works perfectly, without any delayback to menu ↑
Other Stuff to Put On Checklist
Considering the speakers size, do not expect too much from the sound of this machine. The interior microphone works well. Still, for recordings or music, and such, using external speakers or headphones would be helpful.
The DVD-RW multi drive worksperfectly with DVD’s, CD’s, and additionally both reading and writing to DVD-RW disks.
The resolution of this machine cannot be more than 1366 x 768. So, when user wants to watch 1080P, the HDMI port with a 1080P screen or TV can be used for better viewing experience.
The fan for this framework is somehow quiet and efficient, with a few issues of device getting hot on the base.
The keyboard of this Toshiba windows 10 laptop is standard. There are some sets of functions to be chosen. Additionally, the keyboard is 100% integrated to the deck as it may be more durable than the flexible one.back to menu ↑
Toshiba Windows 10 Laptop Satellite C55-C5241 Specs
: Windows 10 Home
: 2.2 GHz Core i5-5200U
: Mobile Intel HD graphics 5500
Screen: 15.6 inches
Resolution: 1366X768 pixels
: 8 GB DDR3L 1600MHz
: 1 TB SATA
: DVD-SuperMulti drive (+/-R double layer)
Ports & Slots
: USB 2.0 Ports x2
: HD webcam
: Headphone output port
Length: 14.96 inches
Width: 10.20 inches
Height: 0.93 inches
: 4.8 pounds
: Battery Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
: 1 Year Standard Limited Warranty
Style & Type
: Frameless TruType Keyboard with 10-Keypad
The Pros and Cons
- Speedy performance
- Worth the price features
- Multitasking friendly
- Five hours charging
- Coming with pre-installed memory-eater McAffee
- So-so audio system and screen resolution