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Toshiba P55W 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB 750GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB Aug 2015
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- Fourth generation Intel Core processors- Windows 8.1- High-performance 5-in-1 multi-mode laptop- Gorgeous FHD touch display with a 360-degree flip-and-fold design- Premium sound system It's an... More
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20 Reasons For

Toshiba Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

Toshiba has good average ratings for its 2 in 1 laptops as well as across its entire notebook PC range.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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Three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantitys

The Toshiba P55W is a three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity notebook PC.

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Has a Front Camera

The Toshiba P55W has a front camera. Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type also have a front camera.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other laptops with a front camera currently available including the Acer Switch 10[plb_2313497_price] which has better reviews.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Toshiba P55W supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most laptops that have been around for a similar time to it. Most laptops that have been available for a similar time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This Toshiba notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the P55W.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across comparable types of laptop is 133MHz.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal

The Toshiba P55W has a quite big display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the P55W. Across all the 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as the P55W the display diagonals range from 8.9" to 16".

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

The smallest total storage capacity of comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the P55W is 32GB, the biggest is 1.1TB, and the average total storage capacity is 370GB. With a total storage capacity of 750 gigabytes, the Toshiba P55W has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops that were released one year ago.

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HD HD Type

The HD type of this laptop is Full HD, which is typical of many laptops of this age and type.

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4.1 Bluetooth Version

The Toshiba P55W supports a 4.1 bluetooth version which is better than most portable PCs of this age and type. Most 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as it support a 4 bluetooth version.

A 4.1 bluetooth version is in fact the best supported bluetooth version across all notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the P55W.

Across comparable types of portable PC the worst supported bluetooth version is 4.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

The Toshiba P55W has a better Wi-Fi standard than most similar spec laptops that came out more than a year ago. This laptop has an 802.11n wi-Fi standards, whereas most 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for around the same time as it have an 802.11g wi-Fi standards. This Toshiba portable PC also has an 802.11b wi-Fi standards.

This laptop's Wi-Fi standard (802.11n) is actually the best Wi-Fi standard across all portable PCs of this type and age.

Across comparable types of laptop the worst Wi-Fi standard is 802.11a.

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Toshiba P55W has a touchscreen. Most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as the P55W also have a touchscreen.

Alternative portable PCs with a touchscreen currently available which you might want to consider include the Acer Switch 10[plb_2313497_price] which has better reviews.

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Very Small Non-Operating Vibration

At only 1 gravity, the Toshiba P55W has a quite small non-operating vibration compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age. The average non-operating vibration of notebook PCs that were released one year ago is 1.5G, and the non-operating vibrations range from 1G to 3.5G.

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

The Toshiba P55W has more USB 3.0 ports than most of the notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the P55W. This Toshiba laptop is a three USB 3.0 port notebook PC compared to most of the laptops of a similar age and spec to the P55W which only have between one and two USB 3.0 ports.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

With a battery capacity (Watt hours) of 60 watt-hours, the Toshiba P55W has a quite big battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were launched around the same time as the P55W. Across all the notebook PCs of this age and spec the battery capacity (Watt hours)s range from 21Wh to 72Wh.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

The average hard drive capacity of portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the P55W is 610GB, and the hard drive capacitys range from 320GB to 1TB. With a hard drive capacity of 750 gigabytes, the Toshiba P55W has one of the bigger hard drive capacitys amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

The biggest memory slots of the Toshiba P55W is 2x SO-DIMM. That's over two times the memory slots of a 1x SO-DIMM portable PC, which is the most frequently found memory slots.

This laptop's memory slots (2x SO-DIMM) is actually the best memory slots across all laptops of a similar age and type to the P55W.

The worst memory slots amongst similar types of laptop is 1x SO-DIMM.

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Very Small Non-Operating Shock

The Toshiba P55W has one of the smaller non-operating shocks (only 60 gravity) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. Across all the laptops of a comparable age and type to the P55W the non-operating shocks range from 60G to 240G, and the average non-operating shock is 130G.

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6 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the P55W range from 600MHz to 1,200MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 930MHz. At only 900 megahertz, the Toshiba P55W has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were released one year ago.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other laptops that were launched more than a year ago, the Toshiba P55W does not have a full-size keyboard.

Other notebook PCs which also have a full-size keyboard that you might want to look at include the DELL XPS 12[plb_2396801_price] which is also higher rated.

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Only HDD Storage Media

The Toshiba P55W has an HDD storage media which is better than the SSD storage media found on most similar spec portable PCs that came out more than a year ago. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.

This notebook PC's storage medium (HDD) is in fact the worst storage medium amongst all portable PCs of this type and age.

The best storage medium across similar types of notebook PC is SSD.

If you would prefer a portable PC with a better storage medium then you might want to look at the DELL XPS 12[plb_2396801_price] (SSD and higher rated).

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Heavy

At 2.3 kilograms, the Toshiba P55W is fairly heavy compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the P55W. The weights of laptops that were released one year ago range from 0.88g to 3.8kg.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The Toshiba P55W is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity portable PC.

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Very Small Operating Vibration

Laptops of this age and type have operating vibrations of between 0.5G and 1.1G. With an operating vibration of only 0.5 gravity, the Toshiba P55W has a quite small operating vibration compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the P55W.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba P55W

Released Over a Year Ago

Toshiba released the P55W over a year ago.

Average Processor Frequency

The Toshiba P55W has a relatively standard processor frequency (2.2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the P55W.

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Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Toshiba P55W has a fairly standard internal memory compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the P55W.

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
Panel Type
Aspect Ratio
3D
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Graphics Adapter Open GL Support
Maximum Resolution
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speakers Manufacturer
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Swivel Webcam
Rear Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Data Rate (max)
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
USB Sleep-and-Charge Ports
USB Sleep-and-Charge
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Performance
TV Tuner Integrated
GPS (satellite)
Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Trial Software
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Intel® OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Vibration
Non-Operating Thermal Gradient (max)
Operating Thermal Gradient (max)
Operating Vibration
Non-Operating Shock
Operating Shock
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

1 Award

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Expert Reviews

(7)
12 October 2015

The Toshiba Satellite Radius 15 P55W-C5212-4K convertible-hybrid laptop features a multimode design and a bright 4K screen, but its size means it works better as a notebook than as a tablet...

Dual-hinge design
Brilliant 4K In-Plane Switching (IPS) screen
Large-capacity 512GB solid-state drive (SSD)
12GB of memory
Full numeric keypad
Somewhat bulky and heavy to use in Tablet mode
Middling battery life in testing
Belowaverage battery life
Potentially uncomfortable plastic lip
19 August 2015

More cohesive color scheme. Keyboard feels more sturdy. Audio and screen brightness upgrades make it a better movie machine. 4K touchscreen means you're ready for the content that will arrive... Read more…

18 June 2015

Booming sound and a gorgeous 4K screen, this 2-in-1 is high-end 15.6-inch machine for a price that might be too out of reach for students...

18 June 2015

Hands-on with the Toshiba Satellite Radius 15 Toshiba has revealed its new convertible, the Satellite Radius 15. Taking a similar approach to Lenovo with its Yoga series, the large-screened laptop... Read more…

18 June 2015

Toshiba announces new 15in option to its convertible Satellite Radius convertible range alongside new 2015 consumer laptops...

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User Reviews

(246)
Reviewed 31 July 2015 by TechDan
TechDan would recommend the Toshiba Satellite Radius 15 P55W-C

Fast processor, plenty of storage space, Lots of RAM, light-weight compared to traditional notebooks/laptops. Very nice keyboard back-lighting, just bright enough to let you see without blinding... Read more…

Reviewed 7 August 2015 by LaughAtBrian
LaughAtBrian would recommend the Toshiba Satellite Radius 15 P55W-C (Verified Purchase)

Just got this to replace a 4-year old Samsung laptop, so it's obviously way better. Got this for just under a grand at Best Buy. It was between this and another laptop about $150 cheaper with very... Read more…

Reviewed 19 August 2015 by Whitehat42
Whitehat42 would recommend the Toshiba Satellite Radius 15 P55W-C (Verified Purchase)

I purchased this laptop as a secondary; my primary laptop is a MSI gaming laptop that has great performance, but (expectedly) poor battery life. I am a senior computer security engineer, and I use... Read more…

Reviewed 6 August 2015 by JBSmiley
JBSmiley would recommend the Toshiba Satellite Radius 15 P55W-C (Verified Purchase)

First of all, the 4k screen is beautiful. The keyboard feels great and as does the touchpad. I purchased an external drive to install all my extras. Windows 10 is taking some time to grow on... Read more…

Reviewed 6 August 2015 by Verifiedpurchaser
Verifiedpurchaser would recommend the Toshiba Satellite Radius 15 P55W-C

I made the mistake of wearing a blue shirt to Best Buy but I didn't make a mistake in buying this computer. I originally was looking at a HP 15 inch, also with Windows 10 but it didn't look or... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers i55200, i55200u, p55wb5181, p55wc5200, p55wc5200x, p55wb5181s, p55wb5181sm
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