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Toshiba launches two new Satellite C55-C SKUs

Toshiba launches two new Satellite C55-C SKUs
Toshiba launches two new Satellite C55-C SKUs
The 15.6-inch notebooks come standard with a Core i3 Broadwell CPU, 256 GB SSD, and either wireless-n or wireless-ac for a starting price of 650 Euros.

Toshiba has been slowly updating its selection of notebooks for the past few months. The latest refresh is for the Satellite C550-C series with two additional models: The C55-C-1WG in Black and C55-C-1WH in White color options.

Specifications for the budget 15.6-inch notebooks include a Core i3-5005U Broadwell CPU, 256 GB M.2 SSD, 2x USB 2.0, 100 Mbit Ethernet, and HDMI-out. WLAN features are different between the two models with the C55-C-1WG benefiting from 802.11ac while the C55-C-1WH only gets 802.11n. Otherwise, both will carry Windows 10 Home 64-bit as standard.

Purchases made before March 31, 2016 can take advantage of Toshiba's free extended warranty program valued at around 200 Euros. Buyers can benefit from both a three-year warranty extension and one-year protection against theft, malware, and accidental damage for no additional costs.

The manufacturer recently recalled a significant range of notebooks earlier this year due to faulty battery packs.

Toshiba Satellite C55-C-1WG specifications: 

  • Display: 15.6-inch, Toshiba TruBrite TFT with LED backlight, 16:9, 1366 x 768 resolution
  • Operating system: Windows 10 Home, 64-bit (pre-installed)
  • Processor: Intel Core i3-5005U (3 MB 3rd Level Cache)
  • Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 5500
  • Storage & RAM: 256 GB M.2 SATA, 4 GB DDR3L RAM (1600 MHz),
  • Maximum RAM: 16 GB
  • Connectivity: WLAN 802.11ac + a/b/g/n, Fast Ethernet, Bluetooth 4.0 + LE, Wireless Display compatible, 2 x USB 3.0, 1 x USB 2.0, HDMI-out with Ultra HD 4k support, 1x RJ-45, 1 x SD reader, HD Webcam with built-in Stereo microphone
  • Optical drive: DVD drive (Double Layer)
  • Color: Black
  • Starting price: 649 Euros

The Satellite C55-C-1WH is also available in Pearl White for the same starting price of 649 Euros.

Satellite C55-C-1WH
Satellite C55-C-1WH
Satellite C55-C-1WH
Satellite C55-C-1WH
Satellite C55-C-1WG
Satellite C55-C-1WG
Satellite C55-C-1WG
Satellite C55-C-1WG

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Ronald Tiefenthäler/ Allen Ngo, 2016-02-20 (Update: 2016-02-20)
Allen Ngo
Allen Ngo - US Editor in Chief
After graduating with a B.S. in environmental hydrodynamics from the University of California, I studied reactor physics to become licensed by the U.S. NRC to operate nuclear reactors. There's a striking level of appreciation you gain for everyday consumer electronics after working with modern nuclear reactivity systems astonishingly powered by computers from the 80s. When I'm not managing day-to-day activities and US review articles on Notebookcheck, you can catch me following the eSports scene and the latest gaming news.