Toshiba Satellite L755-S5166 Review

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Gadget Reviews – The Toshiba Satellite L755-S5166 that introduced in the first quarter of the year is a budget laptop that offers style and power. Having offers in a price tag under $600, the Toshiba Satellite L755-S5166 gets a Core i3 processor along with a vivid 15.6-inch display and 640GB hard drive and 4GB of RAM as well. The Toshiba Satellite L755-S5166 will be a serious foe against the rivals Acer Aspire 5755-6647, HP Pavilion g6, and Gateway NV55C54u.

Toshiba Satellite L755-S5166 Specs and Performance

In the box, the Toshiba Satellite L755-S5166 is packed with a chassis made of a good mix of components that appear in a stylish brushed aluminum lid. The stylish look makes the Toshiba Satellite L755-S5166 doesn’t look that cheap while it is a budget laptop. The dark blue brushed lid that is fingerprint-resistant rests all plastic on the other parts.

Toshiba Satellite L755-S5166 Review

Toshiba Satellite L755-S5166 Review

On the left edge, the Toshiba Satellite L755-S5166 sports separate stereo Headphone and microphone jacks along with HDMI output port, 1-USB 2.0 port with Sleep and Charge, RGB port, and Ethernet LAN port. The two other USB 2.0 ports are docked on the right edge, accompany the optical drive and power-in port. Few of budget laptops don’t support USB 3.0 connectivity and the Toshiba Satellite L755-S5166 is the one of them.

The webcam that is paired with a built-in microphone captures images at 640 x 480 but results washed-out colors. However, the mic catches decent sound quality.

A Intel Core i3-2350M processor is implanted into the Toshiba Satellite L755-S5166’s machine that adopts Genuine Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit) SP1 operating system. The performance of the CPU is backed up with 4GB DDR3 1333MHz memory. The Toshiba Satellite L755-S5166 owns a 15.6- inch widescreen HD TruBrite LED Backlit display, supports 1366×768 resolution and 720p content in 16:9 aspect ratio. The LED technology makes the Toshiba Satellite L755-S5166 lasts longer but consumes less power. The image quality is guaranteed by Mobile Intel HD Graphics image processor that shares dynamically 64MB-1696MB graphics memory.

For the data storing, the Toshiba Satellite L755-S5166 provides 640GB Serial ATA HDD while you can load any DVD files through the DVD-SuperMulti drive.

Toshiba Satellite L755-S5166 Specifications
Operating System Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
Processor 2.3 GHz Intel Core i3-2350M dual-core processor
(3 MB L3 cache)
Display 15.6-inch widescreen HD TruBrite LED-backlit display
native HD 720p resolution
(1366 x 768, 16:9 aspect ratio)
Graphics Intel HD Graphics with 64 MB – 1696 MB dynamically allocated shared memory
Memory 4 GB of installed DDR3 RAM
(1333 MHz; 8 GB maximum capacity)
Storage 640 GB Serial ATA hard disk drive
(5400 RPM)
Wireless Wireless-N Wi-Fi networking (802.11b/g/n)
Optical Drive 8x SuperMulti DVD drive
Battery Up to 5.75 hours of battery life (6-cell battery)
Audio Built-in stereo speakers with MaxxAudio LE enhancement
Touch Pad and Keyboard Premium keyboard with 10-keypad
touch pad with multi-touch control
Weight 5.3 pounds
Dimensions 14.96 x 9.84 x 1.48 inches (WxDxH)
Connectivity and Ports 3 total USB 2.0 ports
HDMI,VGA video output (analog, RGB)
Microphone and headphone jacks
Fast Ethernet (10/100)
Multi-format memory card reader compatible with:

  • Secure Digital (SD)
  • Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC)
  • Secure Digital eXtended Capacity (SDXC)
  • Memory Stick
  • Memory Stick PRO
  • Multi Media Card
Software and Utilities Toshiba Media Controller
Toshiba Bulletin Board
Toshiba ReelTime
Sleep and Charge
Toshiba eco Utility
What’s in the Package Toshiba Satellite L755-S5166 notebook PC
Rechargeable lithium-ion battery
AC adapter
Operating instructions.

Toshiba Satellite L755-S5166 Pros and Cons

PROS:

  • Owns an attractive design
  • The screen delivers crisp vibrant image
  • Delivers good performance in the term of a budget laptop

CONS:

  • The webcam results washed-out colors
  • No Bluetooth
  • No support of super-speed USB 3.0

Toshiba Satellite L755-S5166 Price

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