Toshiba Satellite L50 Series

Toshiba Satellite L50T-A-130Processor: AMD A-Series A6-5200, AMD A-Series A8-5545M, Intel Core i5 3337U, Intel Core i5 4200U, Intel Core i7 3630QM
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon HD 8400, AMD Radeon HD 8510G, Intel HD Graphics 4000, Intel HD Graphics 4400, NVIDIA GeForce GT 740M
Display: 15.6 inch
Weight: 2.3kg, 2.4kg, 2.5kg, 2.6kg
Price: 700, 800 euro
Average Score: 65.8% - average
Average of 5 scores (from 7 reviews)
price: 63%, performance: 63%, features: 65%, display: 80%
mobility: 70%, workmanship: 73%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: 70%

 

Toshiba Satellite L55t-A5290

Specifications

Toshiba Satellite L55t-A5290Notebook: Toshiba Satellite L55t-A5290
Processor: Intel Core i5 3337U
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 4000
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.4kg
Price: 800 euro
Links: Toshiba homepage
 Toshiba notebook section
 Satellite L50 (Series)
 Satellite L55t-A5290 (Model)

Average Score: 60% - poor
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

60% Toshiba Satellite L55t-A5290 Review
Source: Laptop Mag English
The 15.6-inch Toshiba Satellite L55t-A5290 ($713 at Staples) features a touch-screen display, loud audio, and a fantastic keyboard and clickpad. However, the design on this laptop looks dated, and you'll have to settle for a third-generation Intel CPU. The $699 Acer Aspire M5 is a better deal because it offers an aluminum lid and deck, Intel's new Haswell architecture, and nearly double the battery life.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/22/2013
Rating: Total score: 60%

 

Toshiba Satellite L55DT-A5253

Specifications

Toshiba Satellite L55DT-A5253Notebook: Toshiba Satellite L55DT-A5253
Processor: AMD A-Series A6-5200
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon HD 8400
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.5kg
Price: 700 euro
Links: Toshiba homepage
 Toshiba notebook section
 Satellite L50 (Series)
 Satellite L55DT-A5253 (Model)

Average Score: 60% - poor
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

60% Toshiba Satellite L55Dt-A5253 review: This 15.6-inch budget laptop does well on benchmarks but has some physical drawbacks
Source: PC World English
The Satellite L55Dt-A5253 is a well-built laptop that delivers good performance, but many of its drawbacks don’t show up in its benchmark numbers: It’s weighs 5.6 pounds, its off-axis viewing is abysmal, and it has third-rate wireless networking capabilities. Clearly, it’s not the best notebook in this collection, but it’s still a decent value.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/29/2013
Rating: Total score: 60%

 

Toshiba Satellite L50DT-A-10C

Specifications

Toshiba Satellite L50DT-A-10CNotebook: Toshiba Satellite L50DT-A-10C
Processor: AMD A-Series A8-5545M
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon HD 8510G
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.6kg
Price: 700 euro
Links: Toshiba homepage
 Toshiba notebook section
 Satellite L50 (Series)
 Satellite L50DT-A-10C (Model)

Average Score: 50% - poor
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

50% Toshiba Satellite L50DT-A-10C review: an AMD-powered budget laptop
Source: PC Advisor English
We like the idea behind AMD’s APUs, but the low-power chip included in this laptop just isn’t quick enough – we wish Toshiba had used a full-power Richland part instead. Elsewhere, the lifeless screen, weak battery and poor keyboard all disappoint. Intel-based machines have more speed and higher quality for similar prices.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 09/23/2013
Rating: Total score: 50% price: 60% performance: 40% features: 50% workmanship: 60%

 

Toshiba Satellite L50-A-11X

Specifications

Toshiba Satellite L50-A-11XNotebook: Toshiba Satellite L50-A-11X
Processor: Intel Core i7 3630QM
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 740M
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.3kg
Links: Toshiba homepage
 Toshiba notebook section
 Satellite L50 (Series)

Average Score: 69% - average
Average of 1 scores (from 3 reviews)

 

69% Toshiba Satellite L50 teszt
Source: Laptopkalauz HU→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/18/2013
Rating: Total score: 69% price: 70% performance: 90% display: 80% mobility: 70% workmanship: 80% emissions: 70%
Recenze: Toshiba Satellite L50 - v lesku s čtyřjádrem
Source: Notebook.cz CZ→EN
Positive: High computing power for less money; thin. Negative: Reduced performance under load; low quality display.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/01/2013
Recenze: Toshiba Satellite L50 - v lesku s čtyřjádrem
Source: Notebook.cz CZ→EN
Positive: High CPU performance; price; thin design. Negative: Reduced performance under load; low quality display.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/01/2013

 

Toshiba Satellite L50T-A-130

Specifications

Toshiba Satellite L50T-A-130Notebook: Toshiba Satellite L50T-A-130
Processor: Intel Core i5 4200U
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 4400
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 2.6kg
Price: 800 euro
Links: Toshiba homepage
 Toshiba notebook section
 Satellite L50 (Series)
 Satellite L50T-A-130 (Model)

Average Score: 90% - very good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

90% Toshiba Satellite L50T-A-130 review: an adequate mid-range laptop
Source: PC Advisor English
Looking back over this review, we do seem to have used the word ‘adequate' rather a lot. That pretty much sums up the L50T-A-130, as it's adequate in most respects but – apart from the beefy speakers – really doesn't stand out in any particular way. Cut the price by £100 and it'd be a good budget offering, but at £649.00 it may struggle to compete with its many mid-range rivals.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 10/17/2013
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 60% performance: 60% features: 80% workmanship: 80%

 

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Toshiba: Toshiba Corporation is a multinational conglomerate manufacturing company, headquartered in Japan. The company's main business is in Infrastructure, Consumer Products, and Electronic devices and components. Toshiba-made Semiconductors are among the Worldwide Top 20 Semiconductor Sales Leaders. Toshiba is one of the biggest international notebook-manufacturer. There exist many reviews for Toshiba models.

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Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

Intel HD Graphics 4000: Processor graphics card in the high end Ivy Bridge models. Offers a different clock speed in the different CPU models (ULV to desktop quad core) and therefore a different performance.

AMD Radeon HD 8400:

An integrated GCN-based GPU with 128 shader units and no dedicated VRAM. It is typically clocked at 600 MHz and paired with AMD Richland A6 "Kabini" processors.

AMD Radeon HD 8510G: In AMD Richland processors (ULV A8-series) integrated graphics card without dedicated graphics memory.

Intel HD Graphics 4400:

ULV integrated GPU (GT2) with 20 EUs found on certain Haswell CPU models.

With these GPUs you are able to play modern and demanding games fluently at medium detail settings and HD resolution.

NVIDIA GeForce GT 740M: Mid-range graphics card of the GeForce GT 700M series. Based on the Kepler architecture and manufactured by TSMC in a 28nm process.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


Intel Core i5:

3337U: Ivy-Bridge-based ULV-CPU in Q1 2013. Offers a core clock of 1.8 - 2.7 GHz and an HD 4000 GPU (350 - 1100 MHz). The TDP is rated at 17 W.

4200U:

Haswell-based ULV dual-core processor clocked at 1.6 GHz with Turbo Boost support up to 2.6 GHz. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 4400 and a dual-channel DDR3 memory controller.

AMD A-Series:

A6-5200: Quad-core APU for low-end laptops, codenamed Kabini. Based on the Jaguar architecture. Integrates an Radeon HD 8400 graphics card.

A8-5545M: Low-voltage quad-core processor with only two FPUs and an integrated Radeon HD 8510G graphics card.

Intel Core i7: The Intel Core i7 for laptops is based on the LG1156 Core i5/i7 CPU for desktops. The base clock speed of the CPUs is relatively low, but because of a huge Turbo mode, the cores can dynamically overclock to up to 3.2 GHz (920XM). Therefore, the CPU can be as fast as high clocked dual-core CPUs (using single threaded applications) but still offer the advantage of 4 cores. Because of the large TDP of 45 W / 55 W, the CPU is only intended for large laptops.  

3630QM: An Ivy Bridge-based quad-core processor clocked at 2.4 GHz with Turbo Boost support up to 3.4 GHz. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 4000 GPU and a dual channel DDR3 memory controller.


15.6: 15 inch display-variants are the standard and are used for more than the half of all notebooks. 15.4 inch display with 16:10 are the standard for notebook displays. However nowadays, more and more 16:9 displays with 15.6 inch appear. The reason why so many people like displays with medium size is, that this size is not exhausting for the eyes, does not need too much energy and the laptops can be kept quite compact.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


2.3 kg:

These sub-notebooks weight less than the average of all notebooks, but represent a heavier class of weight among the sub-notebooks. 13 inch displays are normal for this class of weight.

2.6 kg:

This notebook is lighter than the average of all notebooks. It is too heavy for sub-notebooks. 14 inch displays are normal for this class of weight.


65.8%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

Similar Notebooks from a different Manufacturer

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» Dell Latitude E5540
Core i5 4300U
» Medion Akoya S6212T
Core i3 4010U
» Dell Inspiron 15R-5537
Core i7 4500U

Laptops with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

» Toshiba Tecra Z50-A1503
Core i7 4600U, 1.5 kg
» Toshiba Tecra Z50-A-11C
Core i7 4600U, 1.7 kg

Notebooks with the same GPU

» Acer TravelMate P645-M-5420G12Tkk
Core i5 4200U, 14.0", 1.5 kg
» Fujitsu LifeBook U904-0M75A1DE
Core i5 4200U, 14.0", 1.38 kg
» Toshiba Portege Z30-A-M5S
Core i5 4200U, 13.3", 1.2 kg
» Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 2 13-59402183
Core i3 4010U, 13.3", 1.6 kg
» Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 2 13 inch-59402636
Core i5 4200U, 13.3", 1.6 kg
» Eurocom Armadillo 14 inch
Core i7 4500U, 14.0", 2 kg
» HP Spectre 13 Pro
Core i5 4200U, 13.0", 1.5 kg
» Asus Transformer Book Trio TX201LA-CQ026H
Core i5 4200U, 11.6", 1.7 kg
» HP EliteBook Revolve 810 G2
Core i5 4300U, 11.6", 1.4 kg
» Acer Aspire S7-392-6807
Core i5 4200U, 13.3", 1.3 kg
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2013-09- 8 (Update: 2013-09- 8)