Toshiba’s yet another laptop in the satellite series comes in a black design with the screen size being 15.6 inches. This wide display provides a pleasure to the movie fans that prefer to watch on big screens rather than those small net books and laptops. The display of the new Toshiba Satellite C655-S5090 is TFT display which is at 1366×768 resolutions. This is almost close to HD display. The diagonal widescreen supports 720p content.
The processor for this laptop is provided by Intel family. The processor is Celeron processor 900 and its speed is 2.2 GHz and 1 MB is dedicated for cache memory. The speed of the processor is quite mediocre. Also, when you take the primary memory or the RAM into consideration, Toshiba Satellite C655-S5090 provides only 2GB RAM. Compared to its competitors in market, this configuration is less. But the fact that the RAM can be upgraded up to 8 GB is note worthy.
The content of free space in the hard disk is 320 GB. This is ample amount of space to store all your data, text, audio and video files. The laptop comes with a DVD drive which helps you to enjoy your favourite movie and burn the files on to the compact disk. The DVD drive supports up to 11 different formats.
Toshiba is one of the few companies to come up with the face recognition technology for authentication. This is very interactive and attractive for the customers. The display comes up with Intel Graphic Media Accelerator 4500 in built. This in-built graphic card is not very impressive and not many games are supported by this low resolution graphic card. Toshiba comes up with a line of software’s for this laptop. Media controller, bulletin board and reel time are some of the software’s developed by Toshiba provided in their laptops. Toshiba Satellite C655-S5090’s eco utility software helps you to manage power options and opt for power saver mode. The laptop uses a six cell lithium ion battery pack. This battery gives a battery life of about four and a half hour. The battery life can be increased if used in power saver mode and also if users comply with proper charging and discharging methods.
The operating system provided with Toshiba satellite is Microsoft’s Windows 7. This operating system is 64 bit and the version included in the laptop is home premium which can be upgraded anytime. This operating system offers a better usage experience to the users.