Toshiba Satellite Radius P55W-CBT2N02
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Reviews for the Toshiba Satellite Radius P55W-CBT2N02
Source: Laptop Mag Archive.org version
In the Satellite Radius P55, Toshiba has crafted a notebook that not only looks good, but also offers a lot of functionality. For $1,585, you get a gorgeous, 15-inch, 4K display; impressive audio; free video- and photo-editing software; and a device that can transform from notebook to tablet to stand mode in the blink of an eye.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/02/2015
Rating: Total score: 70%
Source: Wired Magazine Archive.org version
The P55W remains most appropriate to a user with a particular set of needs: someone who wants ultra-high resolution and convertible tablet features, but doesn’t need superb performance or mind extra bulk in his bag. I can picture this guy, but have to close my eyes really hard to do it.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 08/19/2015
Rating: Total score: 70%
Model: The Toshiba Satellite Radius P55W-CBT2N02 is a solidly built laptop with 360 degrees hinge. This setup allows ergonomic screen positioning and turning the laptop into a tablet. The design leans towards a classy look. The brushed metal finish has an almost bronze tinge. The hinge contrasts this lighter chassis color with a dark grey textured finish. There is a full-size keyboard and a large touchpad to aid with navigation. The 15.6 widescreen panel supports 10-point touch input. Audio quality is impressive with DTS sound powering the stereo speaker setup.
The Windows 10 device comes with an Intel Core i7-5500U processor, 16 GB of DDR3L RAM, an Intel HD Graphics GPU and gigantic 2 TB of internal storage. Other capabilities include an HD webcam, Bluetooth 4.0, HDMI with 4K Ultra HD output, a USB 2.0 port, two USB 3.0 port and a stereo microphone setup. The Toshiba Satellite Radius P55W-CBT2N02 comes with a 3-cell Lithium-Ion battery for up to 7 hours of usage and weighs in at 4.96 lbs (2.25 kg) in total.
Intel HD Graphics 5500: Integrated graphics card (GT2) in the Core processors of the Broadwell U-series (15 W TDP).
Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.
» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
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.
5500U: Broadwell-based ULV (ultra low voltage) dual-core processor for notebooks and ultrabooks. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 5500 GPU and is manufactured in 14 nm.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
15-16 inch is a standard display size for laptops and offers the biggest variety of products.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
Usually, old laptops with 14-16 inch display-diagonal weigh as much.
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.
70%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.
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