Toshiba Satellite L655D-S5159BN Review
Toshiba Satellite L655-S5159BN is exactly the same as Toshiba Satellite L655-S5159 except for the color, as you may have already guessed, the BN is the subscript of Toshiba Satellite L655-S5159BN refers to the brown color. The Toshiba Satellite L655-S5159 comes in grey color. Both these notebooks are identically priced at $649. The color is then, a matter of personal choice.
The Satellite L655D-S5159WH laptop is an ideal choice for entertainment as well as home and office computing at an economical price. The other brand laptops with the similar configuration are priced much higher than this laptop.
Main features of Toshiba Satellite L655D-S5159BN
This laptop is powered through AMD’s Phenom II Dual-Core Mobile processor N660 – clocked at 2.0 GHz. This laptop is also arranged with ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4250 for better graphics and gaming experience. Its graphics memory is 256 MB along with 1917 MB dynamically allocated shared graphics memory.
System Memory & Hard drive:
The system memory of Toshiba Satellite L655D-S5159BN is of 4 GB DDR3 1066 MHz. The hard drive is 500 GB capacity HDD and runs at 5400 rpm. This system is also equipped with an optical drive of DVD-Super Multi which can Read and Write DVD in double layer through Labelflash drive.
Video and Audio Details:
The display of this laptop is 15.6-inches in size with widescreen. The display type is HD TruBrite LED backlit with 1366 x 768 pixels resolution and 16:9 aspect ratio. This display can support 720p content too.
This laptop is arranged with standard built-in stereo speakers and offers decent sound quality. It has one Microphone jack (mono) and one Headphone jack (stereo).
Toshiba Satellite L655D-S5159BN comes with Wireless LAN capabilities with Wi-Fi Wireless networking 802.11 b/g/n. It has no modem port, but LAN facility enabled through Ethernet 10/100.
This laptop is arranged with a built-in webcam for video chats over the internet. This webcam is located into the LCD bezel along with microphone.
It has AC adapter of 65W (19v 3.42 A) of Auto-sensing capacity and 100-240v/50-60Hz input.
This laptop’s batter is a 6-cell lithium-ion of 48Wh capacity. This battery offers 3.58-hours battery life for the laptop.
Its touch pad is appointing device with multi touch controls. It can be kept at on/off mode according to the purpose. The touchpad is effective and quite responsive too. Its keyboard is Premium US keyboard with 10-key pad (black).
Other Ports and features:
This laptop arranged with two numbers of USB 2.0 ports, one eSATA/USB combo port and one HDMI output port. There is no smart card reader, no PC Express slot and no VGA port too.
This laptop is RoHS compliant along with EPEAT and qualified for Energy Star too.
This laptop comes with standard one year warranty over parts and labor. Its battery too got one year standard warranty.
Toshiba Satellite L655D-S5159BN comes with a large number of preloaded software, including Office 2010 trial version, which will allow you to run basic Word and Excel sheet, with a small advertisement on the right hand side. There are a large number of Toshiba software, some of them may be helpful for you, including a Recovery Disk creator. You may uninstall those that you do not need. The notebook also comes with a 30 Days trial version of Norton Anti virus. You may like to uninstall it around the expiry of trial period, and, instead, install the free AVG Anti Virus.