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Toshiba Satellite C50-A 2 Core Intel Core I3-3xxx 2.4GHz 2GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-3xxx 2.4GHz 2GB Nov 2014
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The Satellite Series gets its latest Avtaar Packed in complete Premium Glossy Finish, the C50-A Series laptop brings you superior elegance and style. The C50-A series comes Loaded with a host of... More
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Toshiba Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

We checked 3,951 owner and expert reviews for Toshiba notebook PCs and found that on average Toshiba has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Toshiba has good reviews specifically within its medium processor cores portable PCs range.

Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

At 650 megahertz, the Satellite C50-A has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other laptops that were launched around the same time as the Satellite C50-A. The on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Satellite C50-A range from 200MHz to 650MHz.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

Laptops of a comparable type and age to the Satellite C50-A have display diagonals of between 10" and 18". With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Toshiba Satellite C50-A has one of the bigger display diagonals amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age.

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Has a Front Camera

The Toshiba Satellite C50-A has a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs that came out more than two years ago also have a front camera.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The Toshiba Satellite C50-A is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity portable PC.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

When compared to other portable PCs of this age and type that we have assessed the maximum internal memory of, the Toshiba Satellite C50-A's maximum internal memory of 16 gigabytes is one of the biggest. Across all the similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Satellite C50-A the maximum internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

The Satellite C50-A is a six number of battery cells laptop.

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11 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this laptop is Not supported, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity

The Toshiba Satellite C50-A is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity portable PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

When compared to other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Satellite C50-A that we have assessed, the Satellite C50-A's internal memory of only 2 gigabytes is one of the smallest. The average internal memory of similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 5.5GB, and the internal memorys range from 1GB to 16GB.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Satellite C50-A does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Satellite C50-A also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many laptops of this type and age. 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.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many medium processor cores portable PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Satellite C50-A, the Toshiba Satellite C50-A does not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

With a hard drive capacity of only 500 gigabytes, the Satellite C50-A has a fairly small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago. The average hard drive capacity of laptops that were released more than two years ago is 590GB.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

With a hard drive speed of only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the Toshiba Satellite C50-A has a quite slow hard drive speed compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Satellite C50-A. The hard drive speeds of comparable spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Satellite C50-A range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported bluetooth version on medium processor cores portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba Satellite C50-A

Released Over Two Years Ago

Toshiba released the Satellite C50-A over two years ago.

Average Processor Frequency

The Satellite C50-A has a fairly average processor frequency (2.4 gigahertz) compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

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Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The Satellite C50-A has a better processor family than most medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for more than two years. This laptop has an Intel Core i3 processor family, whereas most notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Satellite C50-A has a relatively standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Satellite C50-A.

Portable PCs with a bigger total storage capacity that might be worth looking at include the DELL XPS 13 (512GB) which is also higher rated.

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Average Weight

The Satellite C50-A has a relatively average weight (2.3 kilograms) compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Satellite C50-A.

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Specification

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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® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
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
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Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
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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
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Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
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Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
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Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Expert Reviews

(3)
31 July 2015

The popular sub-Rs 30,000 price band comprises a ton of laptops vying for your business. While some manufacturers mange to nail a good balance of price and performance, others tend to overreach on... Read more…

Affordable price
Gorgeous design
Decent battery life
Sturdy chassis, capable mid, range processor, good keyboard, very affordable
Sturdy chassis, capable midrange processor, good keyboard, very affordable
Chassis will scratch
Screen glare
Very heavy
Boring design, middling battery life, slow hard disk, terrible audio
Fast Ethernet only
31 January 2015

It's far from perfect, but this notebook makes a solid case for itself as a budget offering, despite portability and battery life issues...

Relatively good performance
Cheap
Plenty of storage space
No optical drive
It's a hefty machine
Disappointing battery life
4 February 2008

Despite the A200?s average screen performance it?s a decent all-rounder and is well suited to digital music and video fans...

Decent all-round specification Good connections and media support
Screen performance and HD playback could be better Lack of customisable keys on keyboard

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers c50ai0015, c50ai0016, apple c50, apple c50a, apple i33120, apple i33120m

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