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Toshiba P55W 2 Core Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.4GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.4GHz 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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21 Reasons For

Toshiba Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

Based on 3,971 expert and user reviews, Toshiba has good ratings for its notebook PCs. Toshiba also has good ratings specifically for its 2 in 1 laptops compared to other brands.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on portable PCs of this age and spec.

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

Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the P55W only have between one and two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, however the Toshiba P55W has three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Quite Fast Processor Frequency

The processor frequencys of notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the P55W range from 0.8GHz to 2.7GHz, and the average processor frequency is 1.9GHz. The Toshiba P55W has one of the faster processor frequencys (2.4 gigahertz) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age.

If this 2 in 1 laptop processor frequency is not fast enough for you then you might want to consider the HP Spectre Pro x360 G1[plb_2984155_price] (2.6GHz) which is also higher rated.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

The Toshiba P55W has a quite big total storage capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other laptops that came out around the same time as the P55W. Portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the P55W have total storage capacitys of between 32GB and 1.1TB.

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Has a Front Camera

The Toshiba P55W has a front camera, as do most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been around for more than a year.

Alternative notebook PCs with a front camera currently available that you might also want to consider include 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 the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This notebook PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all portable PCs that are a comparable age to the P55W.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across similar types of notebook PC is 133MHz.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

The Toshiba P55W has one of the bigger display diagonals (15.6 inches) amongst laptops of this age. The average display diagonal of notebook PCs of this type and age is 13", and the display diagonals range from 8.9" to 16".

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on laptops of a similar type and age to it.

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Intel Core I7-5xxx Processor Family

The Toshiba P55W has an Intel Core i7-5xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family found on most notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to it. The worst processor family of all laptops of this age and type is Intel Atom and the best is Intel Core i7-4xxx.

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HD HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on similar spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

The Toshiba P55W has a better Wi-Fi standard than most portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it. This portable PC has an 802.11n wi-Fi standards, whereas most notebook PCs that were released one year ago have an 802.11g wi-Fi standards. In addition, this Toshiba laptop have 802.11a and 802.11ac and 802.11b wi-Fi standardss.

This laptop's Wi-Fi standard (802.11n) is actually the best Wi-Fi standard across all comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

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

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

With a hard drive capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Toshiba P55W has a quite big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the P55W. Laptops of a comparable age and spec to the P55W have hard drive capacitys of between 320GB and 1TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 610GB.

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Quite Fast Processor Boost Frequency

Across all the notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the P55W the processor boost frequencys range from 1.8GHz to 3.3GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 2.6GHz. With a processor boost frequency of 3 gigahertz, the Toshiba P55W has one of the faster processor boost frequencys amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age.

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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 were launched more than a year ago.

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Fairly Fast Wi-Fi Data Rate (max)

The Toshiba P55W has a quite fast wi-Fi data rate (max) (867 megabits per second) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the P55W. Portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the P55W have wi-Fi data rate (max)s of between 150 Mbit/s and 870 Mbit/s, and the average wi-Fi data rate (max) is 580 Mbit/s.

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Has a Touchscreen

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

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative notebook PCs with a touchscreen currently available including because of it's better review score, the Acer Switch 10[plb_2313497_price].

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

The Toshiba P55W has more USB 3.0 ports than most of the portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the P55W. Most of the comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the P55W only have between one and two USB 3.0 ports, however this portable PC has three USB 3.0 ports.

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Very Big Processor Cache

When compared to other 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the P55W that we have assessed, the Toshiba P55W's processor cache of 4 megabytes is one of the biggest. The smallest processor cache of 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for around the same time as the P55W is 1MB and the biggest is 4MB.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

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

This portable PC's memory slots (2x SO-DIMM) is in fact the best memory slots amongst all laptops of this spec and age.

A 1x SO-DIMM memory slots is the worst memory slots across similar types of portable PC.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for more than a year, the Toshiba P55W does not have a full-size keyboard.

We compared all the other notebook PCs which also have a full-size keyboard to this portable PC and we think the DELL XPS 12[plb_2396801_price] which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Only HDD Storage Media

The Toshiba P55W has a better storage medium than most portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it. This portable PC has an HDD storage media, whereas most laptops of this age and type have an SSD storage media. 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 actually the worst storage medium across all laptops of this age and spec.

Across similar types of notebook PC the best storage medium is SSD.

If the storage medium of this 2 in 1 laptop is not good enough for you then you might want to consider the DELL XPS 12[plb_2396801_price] (SSD) which also has a higher rating.

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Heavy

The lightest 2 in 1 laptop that came out around the same time as the P55W is 0.88g heavy, the heaviest is 3.8kg, and the average weight is 1.7kg. The Toshiba P55W is one of the heavier 2 in 1 laptops that came out more than a year ago (2.3 kilograms) amongst similar spec laptops of this age.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The Toshiba P55W is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity portable PC. Most of the other laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the P55W have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba P55W

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this notebook PC was released.

Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Toshiba P55W has a pretty typical internal memory compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the P55W.

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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
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
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® Smart Cache
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)

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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

(243)
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 i75500, i75500u, p55wb5162, p55wc5204, p55wb5162s, p55wc52084, p55wb5162sm, p55wc5208x4, p55wc52084k, p55wc5208x4k
Barcodes 00889661009733, 00889661009788, 00889661030966

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