On the exterior, the Satellite C55 features a sleek design and a 15.6-inch, 1366x768p, HD TruBrite widescreen with Mobile Intel HD graphics. Inside, this product runs on a fifth-generation Intel Core i5-5200U 2.2GHz processor (with Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0), 8GB of DIMM RAM, and a one-terabyte 5400 RPM hard drive (which means it has a lot of storage space). The system runs on Windows 8.1 and has a seven-hour battery life. The ergonomic keyboard features a number pad and has a multi-gesture touchpad. This laptop also has Bluetooth capabilities. It’s perfect as an everyday performer.
Customers who purchased the Satellite C55 were very pleased with its abilities. Many were quite impressed with how it handles multi-tasking, even during video conferencing or streaming.
Numerous reviewers said that the laptop was easy to set up, that its fans are very quiet and that the device stays cool even after long periods of use. Gamers remarked on its ability to run complex games. Others were thrilled with the responsive touchpad, the wide-viewing angle, the bright and clear display, and the battery life. All in all, most consumers agreed that this computer is perfect for student, household or business use.
Likely the most common critique of the Satellite C55 was that its corners are very sharp, which can be uncomfortable during use. A few people explained that they didn’t feel that the product was sturdy and that the screen was prone to cracking. Some customers said that the audio quality isn’t great, but that it gets the job done. Others were disappointed by the limitations of the product’s 802.11n band wireless adapter, the fact that the keyboard isn’t backlit and that the battery seems difficult to replace. A few reviewers added that the laptop arrived with stuck pixels, but most people were either able to fix the problem or have the computer replaced.
Most people who bought the Toshiba Satellite C55-C5240 were more than happy with its performance given the price they paid for it. It received four stars based on more than 50 reviews. This system seems to be ideal for the average user.