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Toshiba Satellite Pro R50 Series

Toshiba Satellite Pro R50-C-1E8Processor: unknown, Intel Core i3 4005U, Intel Core i3 6006U, Intel Core i5 4210U
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 4400, Intel HD Graphics 510, Intel HD Graphics 520
Display: 15.6 inch
Weight: 2.1kg, 2.2kg, 2.3kg
Price: 600 euro
Average Score: 68.83% - average
Average of 6 scores (from 9 reviews)
price: 74%, performance: 58%, features: 72%, display: 68%
mobility: 67%, workmanship: 70%, ergonomy: 76%, emissions: 91%

 

Toshiba Satellite Pro R50-B-112

Beautifully simple and familiar; the Toshiba Satellite Pro R50-B-112 is a capable package. The full black chassis is reminiscent of older laptop models but looks professional and discreet just as its "Pro" tag suggest. This is a business class laptop with full sized island-style keyboard to ensure typing those long emails and reports a little bit easier. There are two OS variants users can choose from; Windows 7 Professional 64-bit or Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit.

Hardware on the laptop consists of an Intel Core i5-4210U processor clocked at 1.70 GHz, 4 GB DDR3L 1600 MHz RAM and an Intel HD Graphics 4400 GPU. The storage space is a 750GB hard drive, which will definitely be enough to store any work related software and content. On board is also a DVD super multi drive capable of reads and burns. Other features on the Toshiba Satellite Pro R50-B-112 are 2 USB 3.0 ports, 1 USB 2.0 port, a HD webcam, HDMI out port and a multi-format card reader.

Communication capability is very good with Bluetooth 4.0, Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC adapter and LAN connector. Even though the Toshiba Satellite Pro R50-B-112 is aimed at business class usage, audio quality is not compromised with stereo speakers powered by DTS sound technology. Battery life is awesome with a 4-cell Lithium-Ion pack capable of powering the laptop on long commutes.

Specifications

Toshiba Satellite Pro R50-B-112Notebook: Toshiba Satellite Pro R50-B-112
Processor: Intel Core i5 4210U
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 4400
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixels
Weight: 2.3kg
Links: Toshiba homepage
 Toshiba notebook section

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Average Score: 65.5% - average
Average of 2 scores (from 3 reviews)

 

72% Toshiba Satellite Pro R50-B-112 Notebook Review | Notebookcheck
Under-dressed. There are plenty of low-priced office laptops. Toshiba now refreshes its bleak mass of Satellite Pro models with a new and thinner casing. Is taking a look worthwhile or is just old wine in new skins?
60% Toshiba Satellite Pro R50
Source: It Pro English
This no-nonsense business system doesn’t excel in any one area. The keyboard and trackpad are good, build quality is reasonable and its performance is average. This machine is capable of handling basic work tasks, and its sturdy design means it’ll be at home in the office or on the road. Dell’s system is lighter, with better ergonomics and battery life, and isn’t much more expens.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/21/2014
Rating: Total score: 60%
Toshiba Satellite Pro R50-B-112
Source: HardwareLuxx German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/28/2014
71% Gelungenes Office-Notebook
Source: Chip.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/24/2014
Rating: Total score: 71% price: 78% performance: 50% features: 81% display: 57% ergonomy: 87%

 

Toshiba Satellite Pro R50-B-11C

Specifications

Toshiba Satellite Pro R50-B-11CNotebook: Toshiba Satellite Pro R50-B-11C
Processor: Intel Core i3 4005U
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 4400
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixels
Weight: 2.2kg
Links: Toshiba homepage
 Toshiba notebook section

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Test: Toshiba Satellite Pro R50-B - nová pracovní nižší třída u Toshiby s extrémní výdrží a rychlou WiFi-AC
Source: Notebook.cz CZ→EN
Positive: Long battery life; Wifi-AC. Negative: Limited performance during prolonged exercise; mediocre display.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/30/2014

 

Toshiba Satellite Pro R50-B-12U

The Toshiba Satellite Pro R50-B-12U is a business orientated laptop that is as  stylish as capable. Tough it is slim and low-profile, extended typing with it is comfortable. Display on the Toshiba Satellite Pro R50-B-12U is a 15.6 inch Toshiba HD non-reflective High Brightness panel with LED technology. Users will certainly enjoy the non-reflective panel especially in the bright sun. The entire chassis comes in discreet black color while still looking modern and professional. There is an option to choose between Windows 7 Professional and Windows 8.1, both being the 64-bit version. Under the hood is a 4th Generation Intel Core i5-4210U processor clocked at 1.90 GHz, 4 GB DDR3L RAM, Intel HD graphics with shared memory and a 500 GB hard drive. The Toshiba Satellite Pro R50-B-12U comes ready with a DVD Super Multi drive with read and write capability. Interfaces on the laptop consist of a HDMI out, a USB 2.0 port, two USB 3.0 ports, a multi card reader and a webcam. Audio quality is good with the built-in stereo speakers powered by DTS Sound. The Toshiba Satellite Pro R50-B-12U comes with a 4-cell Lithium-Ion battery, which ensures an amazing battery life to up to 6 hours.

Specifications

Toshiba Satellite Pro R50-B-12UNotebook: Toshiba Satellite Pro R50-B-12U
Processor: Intel Core i5 4210U
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 4400
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixels
Weight: 2.3kg
Price: 600 euro
Links: Toshiba homepage
 Toshiba notebook section
 Satellite Pro R50-B-12U (Model)

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Average Score: 70% - average
Average of 3 scores (from 3 reviews)

 

60% Toshiba Satellite Pro R50-B-12U review
Source: Expert Reviews English
Overall, we're happy with the Toshiba Satellite Pro R50B. It offers good performance and sturdy build in a robust, plain chassis that doesn't stand out from the crowd. It does the basics well and while it may not set the pulse racing, it's good enough for any basic business and home uses. If you want something a little more exciting, the Dell Inspiron 15 5000 comes with an Intel Core i7 processor and a dedicated graphics card, yet costs a little less.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 02/08/2015
Rating: Total score: 60%
90% Toshiba Satellite Pro R50-B-12U review
Source: Techradar English
The Toshiba's good ergonomics, reasonable build quality and Core i5 processor make it a solid business notebook, but the R50 does little to stand out. The display is poor, battery life is average, and that Core i5 chip won't handle applications in the same way as the Dell's Core i7. That Dell is a better option if you've got more cash to spend, and the HP Envy 15 x360 is better-looking. Only buy the R50 if you need a mid-range machine and you're content without it turning heads.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 02/01/2015
Rating: Total score: 90%
60% Toshiba Satellite Pro R50-B-12U review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
This laptop isn’t designed to turn heads, and it won't – for all of its good build quality and reasonable dimensions, there’s no denying that it’s a dull-looking system. Toshiba’s latest Satellite Pro is designed as a do-it-all business machine, but it’s mediocre in most departments, from its middling power and battery life to its dull design and poor screen. Middle management rather than executive level.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/11/2014
Rating: Total score: 60% price: 70% performance: 60% display: 80% mobility: 60% workmanship: 80% emissions: 90%

 

Toshiba Satellite Pro R50-C-15P

Specifications

Toshiba Satellite Pro R50-C-15PNotebook: Toshiba Satellite Pro R50-C-15P
Processor: Intel Core i3 6006U
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 520
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixels
Weight: 2.1kg
Links: Toshiba homepage
 Toshiba notebook section

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Toshiba Satellite Pro R50-C-15P. Portátil sencillo profesional (399 €)
Source: Ofertaman Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Low price; large screen; solid workmanship; good connectivity.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/07/2017

 

Toshiba Satellite Pro R50-C-1E8

Hands-on article by Jagadisa Rajarathnam

The Gigaset GS100 is a new entry-level smartphone, which still offers a rich set of features and a panorama display. It has a simple plastic case. There are advantages and disadvantages to this cheap construction though. The plastic case can look cheap compared to a glass panel or metal construction but it is somewhat more resistant to cracks, breaking, scratches and fingerprint smudges. Also, a user can take the back off, which reveals a removable battery. The GS100 weighs 174 g despite its mainly plastic construction, making it heavier than many similar devices. With its MTK 6739 quad-core processor, 1 GB of RAM and Android 8.1 Oreo in the Go Edition, the GS100 delivers enough performance for almost any application from Instagram to WhatsApp. The GS100 runs on Android Go, which is great for entry-level smartphones. The Go edition requires less processing power and makes do with the built-in RAM, yet still delivers a smooth user experience. For games, the GS100 is powerful enough to handle light gaming, but users will need a faster smartphone if they want to play more demanding games. Plenty of memory and unlimited connectivity are ensured by a dual SIM and a separate MicroSD slot, which can expand the 8 GB of internal memory by up to 128 GB. Snapshots and selfies are captured with 8 and 5 megapixels, respectively, and can then be viewed on the 5.5-inch 18:9 HD+ IPS display at a resolution of 1,440 x 720 pixels, which is excellent in this class. The dirt-repellent and scratch-proof 2.5D glass ensures a clear view, and with its slightly rounded corners, it transitions smoothly into the phone's body in Lemon Green, Cobalt Blue or Graphite Grey. The GS100 goes a step further in terms of features and technology. With its NSP audio processor, it targets users who place great value on an especially well-controlled sound with lots of volumes and a wider frequency range. The HD Voice feature suppresses background noise and interference during phone calls. The 3,000 mAh lithium polymer battery offers a decent performance with 550 hours of standby time or 80 hours of music listening (screen off). Thanks to the rapid charging function, with 1.5 A instead of 1 A, the GS180 is recharged 50 percent faster than standard phones. Being replaceable, the battery offers flexibility and extended durability. With the USB-on-the-Go (OTG) function, the user can connect all kinds of USB devices to the phone such as USB mice or keyboards. It also works the other way around and the phone can be used as a power bank. As a conclusion, the Gigaset GS100 is aimed specifically at price-sensitive customers who nevertheless still want a full-featured smartphone; whether used as a kid's first smartphone, the second phone on vacation, or as a device for everyday use.

Hands-on article by Jagadisa Rajarathnam

The Toshiba Satellite Pro R50-C-1E8 is a quiet 15.6-inch office notebook that barely heats up. It features a Core i3 processor from the Skylake generation, which provides the right computing power. Toshiba delivered a basic, 15.6-inch office laptop that is aimed primarily at professional users with its Satellite Pro R50-C. Toshiba uses black plastic exclusively for the casing of its Satellite Pro. The base unit's upper side and lid's back are textured to imitate brushed aluminium. The black plastic is barely decorated with subtle straight lines, the keyboard and trackpad are both black, and only the lid’s Toshiba logo is decorated in metallic, shining plastic. At 2.3 kg, the R50 isn't the lightest laptop around but it's portable. The 6th generation Intel Celeron 3855U processor and the 4 GB of RAM installed has the computing power necessary to run a smooth office or Internet applications. The laptop barely heats up and always works quietly. Besides that, the 128 GB SSD would let the system respond faster and booting times would be shorter. Intel's HD Graphics 510 graphics unit takes care of video output. This laptop can render a few games smoothly. This applies to games that do not have high hardware requirements. Thus, the user will have to be satisfied with low resolutions and low-quality settings even in these games. The matte 15.6-inch screen in Toshiba's laptop has a native resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. Both brightness (216.7 cd/m²) and contrast (390:1) are average. Toshiba installs a viewing angle dependent TN panel into its Satellite. Thus, the screen is not legible from every position. However, it has a matte finish to take the edge of brightly lit office environments. The R50’s keyboard has a sensible layout, with large keys and a number pad, and the Scrabble-tile typing surface proved pleasing to use. The keys were consistent, with a light, rapid action aided by the solid base. The trackpad was fine with Toshiba steering clear of any gimmicks. The smooth surface turns out to be accurate. Toshiba is quite generous with USB ports. The laptop offers four Type-A ports (2x USB 2.0, 2x USB 3.0 Gen.1). Furthermore, two video-outs are installed. The interface positioning could be improved. The left-sided USB port is on the same level as the wrist rest. The stereo speakers are situated above the keyboard behind a perforated cover. They produce a thin, mostly bass-free sound. Using headphones or external speakers is recommended for a better sound experience. As a conclusion, designed with both casual and professional users in mind, the Satellite Pro R50-C allows for quiet work. A high-definition display and a full-size keyboard improve performance. Thanks to its combination of performance and reliability, the Satellite Pro R50-C is the ideal notebook for the basic office environment.

Specifications

Toshiba Satellite Pro R50-C-1E8Notebook: Toshiba Satellite Pro R50-C-1E8
Processor: unknown
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 510
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixels
Weight: 2.1kg
Links: Toshiba homepage
 Toshiba notebook section

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Toshiba Satellite Pro R50-C-1E8. Portátil con SSD muy barato (299 €)
Source: Ofertaman Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Low price; decent hardware; large screen.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 07/27/2018

 

Comment

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.

Toshiba is not present in the smartphone sector. As laptop manufacturer, Toshiba still had 6.6% of world market share in 2014. However it fell to only 1.6% in 2016, making only for the 8th place.


Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

Intel HD Graphics 4400:

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

Intel HD Graphics 510: Integrated GPU (GT1) with 12 EUs found on some low-end Skylake CPU models (15 W ULV series).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 520: Integrated GPU (GT2) with 24 EUs found on some Skylake CPU models (15 W ULV series).» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
Intel Core i5:

4210U: Haswell-based ULV dual-core processor clocked at 1.7 GHz with Turbo Boost support up to 2.7 GHz. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 4400 and a dual-channel DDR3 memory controller.Intel Core i3:

4005U: Haswell-based ULV dual-core processor clocked at 1.7 GHz without Turbo Boost support. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 4400 and a dual channel DDR3 memory controller.6006U: Skylake-based ULV dual-core processor for thin notebooks and ultrabooks. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 520 GPU and is manufactured in 14 nm. The maximum clock speed is only 2 GHz and Turbo Boost is not supported. :


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

2.1 kg:

Usually subnotebooks, ultrabooks and quite lightweight laptops with 12-16 inch display-diagonal weigh as much.

2.3 kg:


68.83%: 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.

Devices with the same GPU

Acer Chromebook 14 CP5-471-C0EX
HD Graphics 510, unknown, 14", 1.45 kg

Devices with Same Screen Size and/or Weight

Toshiba Tecra X40-E-10U
UHD Graphics 620, Core i7 8550U, 14", 1.25 kg
Toshiba Tecra X40-E-BTO
UHD Graphics 620, Core i7 8650U, 14.1", 1.25 kg
Toshiba Satellite Pro R40-C-132
HD Graphics 520, Core i3 6006U, 14", 1.75 kg

Devices from the same Manufacturer

Toshiba Portege X30-E-11U
UHD Graphics 620, Core i7 8550U, 13.3", 1.05 kg
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Stefan Hinum, 2014-11-13 (Update: 2014-11-13)