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Toshiba Satellite C55T-C5383 Review, Best 15″ Touchsreen Laptop Under $400

Toshiba Satellite C55T-C5383 is a budget friendly 15.6 inch multi-touch screen laptop which has decent power for daily activity tasks. Comes with the Intel Core i3-5005U dual core processor as the heart and 4GB DDR3L 1600MHz, this machine is designed to replace your old computer without need to spend much money. The 15.6 inch HD touch-screen laptop also fairly crisp and bright for streaming video with 10-point touch supports. It’s also equipped with DVD SuperMulti Drive, comfortable full size keyboard and a variety of usefully ports.

Design
Measures 10.19 x 14.96 x 0.96 inch with weight around at 5.29 lbs, this desktop replacement is fairly light and sleek enough to slip in any bag, perfect to carry around with you everyday. Yeah, as a budget laptop, this model is manufactured by a plastic material for casing. But, the Toshiba Satellite C55T-C5383 is still looks sturdy and solid for travel companion, thanks to the new Toshiba brushed resin design. The full size TruType keyboard comes with new frameless design for faster and more comfortable typing. The new keyboard’s design also make it looks a middle-high class laptop, more expensive than its price suggest. The 4-cell Lithium Ion C55T battery lasted more than 5 hours on single charge with basic settings, which is an average on its class.

Toshiba Satellite C55TC5383 laptop
Toshiba Satellite C55TC5383 Solid Laptop

Performance
Toshiba Satellite C55T-C5383 15.6 inch laptop works great for daily modern multimedia and productivity software, especially for colleges and office workers. Yeah, the 2.0 Intel Core i3-5005U is an old Broadwell ULV processor and not supported with the Intel Turbo Boost technology. But with 4GB of DDR3L SDRAM and Hyper-Threading technology, this combinations still provides enough power for running modern office and multimedia applications. There is also a new generation of Microsoft Windows 10 Home version as the system, so you can install more modern software without worried get any problems. Under the hood, the Intel HD Graphics 5000 is already supports DirectX 11.1, so you can running some modern photo and video applications with ease.

This 15.6 inch Touchscreen laptop boasts a High Definition LED-backlit display and can produces maximum resolution at a 1366 x 768 native pixels. Yeah, as a budget laptop, the C55T-C5383 laptop’s panel is not designed for playing 1080p FHD video. But, with a Toshiba TruBrite enhanced display technology, the video graphics still looks natural for streaming and watching 720p HD content. Unfortunately, the internal stereo speakers that placed above the keyboard deck is lacks bass on maximum settings, so we suggest you to connect it to headphones for listening your favorite music.

Toshiba Satellite C55T-C5383 notebook
Toshiba Satellite C55T-C5383 budget notebook

This model equipped with a 500GB of SATA disk drive for internal storage and a DVD SuperMulti Drive on the right edge with double layer supports. On the edges of the Satellite C55T-C5383 laptop, you’ll find a variety of usefully ports, includes two USB 2.0 ports, RJ-45 port, 6-in-1 media card reader slot, USB 3.0 port and HDMI port as an external display connector. The rest of C55T-C5383 15.6 inch budget laptop hardware are Bluetooth 4.0, 10/100 Ethernet LAN, security lock slot and new Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 3160 1×1 AC which promises much faster internet connection.

Yeah, the Satellite C55T-C5383 isn’t a premium machine or powerful touchscreen laptop, but the installed hardware still delivered enough power for day to day activity. With DVD drive, premium keyboard and variety of connectivity, Toshiba Satellite C55T-C5383 laptop with a starting price only at $379 is still a great laptop for the price. But, if you are looking for a faster 15.5 inch Windows laptop and have more budget, you should checking out the Toshiba Satellite P55T-C5114 notebook. It’s a powerful 15.6 inch touchscreen laptop with Intel Core i5-6200U Dual Core Processor, 8GB DDR3L 1600MHz and powered with NVIDIA GeForce 930M dedicated graphics.

Toshiba Satellite C55T-C5383 Specifications and Features

Design : Brushed Black Plastic with Toshiba Textured Design

Processor : Intel Core i5-6200U Dual Core Processor

Processor features : clocked at 2.0 GHz, Hyper-Threading technology

Operating system : Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64-bit

Graphics card : Intel HD Graphics 5000

Memory : 4GB DDR3L 1600MHz SDRAM

Storage : 500 GB Serial-ATA hard disk drive with speed of 5400RPM

Optical drive : DVD-SuperMulti drive (+/-R double layer)

Display : 15.6 inch High Definition LED Backlit Display

Display features : Toshiba TruBrite® technology supports 1366 x 768 pixels

Camera : front facing High Definition webcam, TruTalk™ dual microphones

Speakers : Built-In Stereo Speakers

Keyboard : Framless TruType keyboard with 10 numeric keypad

Touchpad : Touchpad with multi-touch supports

Connectivity : Bluetooth® V4.0, 10/100 Ethernet LAN, Intel Dual-Band Wireless-AC 7265 WLAN

Ports interface : 3.5mm combo jack, USB 3.0 ports, 2x USB 2.0 port, RJ-45 port for Ethernet, 6-in-1 media card reader, HDMI port, Kensington Lock Slot

Battery : 4-cell lithium polymer battery

Battery life : more than 5 hours between charge

Dimension : 10.19 x 14.96 x 0.96

Weight : 5.29 lbs

Other features : MyMusicCloud, Password Utility, Display Utility, Quality Application, eco Utility, McAfee Live Safe trial version, Microsoft Office 365

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