Close

Loading image...
Toshiba Tecra A50
3 Images + 7 Videos

Toshiba Tecra A50 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.6GHz 8GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.6GHz 8GB Nov 2013
Processor Cores Processor Family Processor Frequency Internal Memory Release Date
The Tecra A50-A won't slow your progress on any project. Using the latest Intel processor technology up to Core i7, it has all the power you need to perform multiple tasks. And work on different... More
Available from international sellers only
Tell Me When It Becomes Available
You are subscribed to price alerts for this product
Unsubscribe
Searching for international prices ...

Assumed Exchange Rates

Searching for prices in ...
Toshiba Satellite Pro A50-C1G8 Review
PCNOVA Testing. Toshiba Tecra A50-C-1H7. Máximas Prestaciones y Elegancia para el Profesional
Toshiba Tecra A50 Unboxing Specs Review 2016
PCNOVA Testing. Portátil Toshiba Satellite Pro A50-C-119. Excelencia, Sobriedad y Potencia

17 Reasons For

Toshiba Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

Medium processor cores notebook PCs manufactured by Toshiba have good reviews on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all laptops (not just medium processor cores notebook PCs) and found that Toshiba also has good reviews across its entire range.

Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of 32 gigabytes, the Tecra A50 has a quite big maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Tecra A50. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Tecra A50 the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 23GB.

Chart Edit

16 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

The Tecra A50 is a 16 maximum number of PCI Express lanes laptop.

Chart Edit

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

Chart Edit

Quite New PCI Express Slots Version

The average PCI Express slots version of laptops of a similar spec and age to the Tecra A50 is 2.2, and the PCI Express slots versions range from 2 to 3. The Tecra A50 has one of the newer PCI Express slots versions (3) amongst laptops of this age.

Chart Edit

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

Portable PCs of this age and spec have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of between 660MHz and 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 1,100MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of 1,150 megahertz, the Tecra A50 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

Chart Edit

Quite Fast Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2.6 gigahertz, the Toshiba Tecra A50 has one of the faster processor frequencys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The average processor frequency of laptops of a similar spec and age to the Tecra A50 is 2.1GHz.

Chart Edit

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Tecra A50 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to it. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This notebook PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

Across comparable types of notebook PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

Chart Edit

Has a Front Camera

The Tecra A50 has a front camera. Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Tecra A50 also have a front camera.

Chart Edit

64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that came out more than two years ago.

Chart Edit

Fairly Fast Hard Drive Speed

At 7,200 revolutions per minute, the Toshiba Tecra A50 has a fairly fast hard drive speed compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Tecra A50. Similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago have hard drive speeds of between 4,200 RPM and 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM.

Chart Edit

802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11g|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar type and age to it.

Chart Edit

Quite Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

The Toshiba Tecra A50 has one of the bigger battery capacity (Watt hours)s (66 watt-hours) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The average battery capacity (Watt hours) of laptops that were launched around the same time as the Tecra A50 is 49Wh, and the battery capacity (Watt hours)s range from 5Wh to 100Wh.

Chart Edit

AC Cables Included

This laptop has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

Chart Edit

2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most commonly found memory slots on notebook PCs of this age and type.

Chart Edit

GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and spec.

Chart Edit

13 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Not supported, which is the most frequently found HD type on comparable spec laptops that came out more than two years ago.

Chart Edit

Very Short Battery Life (max)

Laptops of a similar age and type to the Tecra A50 have battery life (max)s of between 2h and 5,200h, and the average battery life (max) is 31h. The Tecra A50 has one of the shorter battery life (max)s (only 4 hours) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

Chart Edit

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the Tecra A50, the Tecra A50 does not have a full-size keyboard.

Chart Edit

Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. 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.

Chart Edit

Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

Chart Edit

Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most commonly found ethernet LAN data rates on notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

Chart Edit

Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

At only 1,024 megabyte, the Tecra A50 has a quite small discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Tecra A50. The discrete graphics adapter memory of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 510MB to 4.1GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 1.7GB.

Chart Edit

Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Toshiba Tecra A50 does not have a touchscreen, although this is within the context that most of the other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Tecra A50 also do not have a touchscreen.

Chart Edit

Quite Slow External Video Modes Refresh Rate (max)

When compared to other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago that we have assessed the external video modes refresh rate (max) of, the Tecra A50's external video modes refresh rate (max) of only 85 hertz is one of the slowest. The external video modes refresh rate (max)s of comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 85Hz to 100Hz.

Chart Edit

Very Low Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

At only 0.9 megapixels, the Tecra A50 has a quite low front camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Tecra A50. The average front camera resolution (numeric) of laptops of this spec and age is 2.9MP, and the front camera resolution (numeric)s range from 0.3MP to 1,300MP.

Chart Edit

Heavy

Across all the notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Tecra A50 the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.1kg. The Toshiba Tecra A50 is fairly heavy (2.6 kilograms) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Tecra A50.

Chart Edit

Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This portable PC has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is the most frequently found recovery operating system on medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

Chart Edit

Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4.0 LE bluetooth version, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that have been available for a comparable time to it.

Chart Edit

4 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba Tecra A50

Released Over Three Years Ago

This laptop was released over three years ago.

Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Tecra A50 has a fairly standard internal memory compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Tecra A50.

Chart Edit

Average Display Diagonal

The Tecra A50 has a fairly standard display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the Tecra A50.

If you are looking for a laptop with a bigger display diagonal then you might want to consider the DELL Inspiron 17 7737[plb_2579406_price] (17.3") which also has a higher rating.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Tecra A50 has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Tecra A50.

Chart Edit

Specification

Design
Form Factor
Device Type
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
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)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
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
Aspect Ratio
3D
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Video
External Video Modes Refresh Rate (max)
External Video Modes Non-Interlaced Resolution With Max. Refresh Rate
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Graphics Adapter Open GL Support
Maximum Resolution
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL 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 Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
DVD-RAM Write Speed
DVD-RAM Read Speed
DVD+RW Write Speed
DVD+RW Read Speed
DVD+R Double Layer Write Speed
DVD+R Double Layer Read Speed
DVD+R Write Speed
DVD+R Read Speed
DVD-RW Write Speed
DVD-RW Read Speed
DVD-R Double Layer Write Speed
DVD-R Double Layer Read Speed
DVD-R Write Speed
DVD-R Read Speed
CD-RW Write Speed
CD-RW Read Speed
CD-R Write Speed
CD-R Read Speed
CD Rewrite Speed
CD Write Speed
CD Read Speed
Disc Types Supported
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Audio System
Camera
Swivel Webcam
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
Near Field Communication (NFC)
4G
WWAN
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
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
DisplayPorts Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
ESATA/USB 2.0 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
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Language
Windows Keys
Keyboard Number of Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
Optional Operating System Supplied
Trial Software
Bundled Software
Recovery Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
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 Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel HD Graphics
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Built-In Visuals 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
Intel TSX-NI
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
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 Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
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
Intel® Iris Pro Graphics
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
Power Auto-Sensing
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
Security
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Toshiba Reliability Guarantee
Manual
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)
Internal Video Mode, Resolution

Expert Reviews

(19)
19 December 2015

The Toshiba Tecra A50-C is a fit for on-the-go businesspersons who need a solid laptop with an Ethernet jack, optical drive and VGA port. Power users, however, will find it lacking...

Solidly constructed
Diverse array of ports
Well, balanced
Wellbalanced
Small and quiet system fan, quiet keyboard
Awful display
Spongy keys
Poor multi, touch support
Poor multitouch support
Weak outer lid, very inaccurate colors without calibration, low contrast, display backlight could be brighter, no mSATA or M.2 options, small touchpad, no TrackPoint, no keyboard backlight
18 December 2015

The Toshiba Tecra A50-C is a fit for on-the-go businesspersons who need a solid laptop with an Ethernet jack, optical drive and VGA port. Power users, however, will find it lacking...

9 November 2015

In any case, this is business notebook through and through, and so the Tecra A50-C comes loaded with the kinds of enterprise-focused features one might need during a hard day's work. Although this... Read more…

8 October 2015

In review: Toshiba Tecra A50-C1510W10. Test model provided by Toshiba US.The Tecra A50 series is but a shadow of the more expensive and well-regarded Portege series. In order to reach the lower...

11 November 2015

Discret. Toshiba a mis à jour sa gamme Tecra A50 avec la nouvelle branche A50-C. Plus fin et plus léger, l'appareil ne peut malheureusement pas rivaliser avec ses rivaux de chez Dell, HP, ou... Read more…

20 October 2015

Onopvallende verschijning. Toshiba frist zijn betaalbare Tecra A50 serie op met een dunnere en slankere A50-C modellen. Helaas heeft de fabrikant nog een lange weg te gaan om in de zakelijke... Read more…

18 October 2015

Sessiz tav?r. Toshiba makul fiyatl? Tecra A50 serisini yeniliyor. Malesef rakiplerine i? segmentinde yeti?mek için yapaca?? çok ?ey var...

25 September 2013

Toshiba A50-A to w dzisiejszych czasach swoisty ewenement. 15-calowe laptopy o grubo?ci 3,5 cm zdarzaj? si? ju? naprawd? rzadko. Taka konstrukcja pozwala jednak zaproponowa? osobom niewra?liwym na...

20 June 2013

Japo?ski producent twierdzi, ?e najnowszy model z linii Tecra powinien zainteresowa? profesjonalistów. Znajdziemy w nim 15,6-calowy ekran HD oraz procesory z serii Intel Core (z najmocniejszym i7... Read more…

18 October 2015

Atitude discreta. A Toshiba atualizou sua acessível linha Tecra A50 com a série A50-C mais fina e elegante. Infelizmente o fabricante ainda tem um longo caminho a percorrer para alcançar os... Read more…

« Prev 1 of 2 Next »

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers a50a12, a50a140, a50a12z, a50a1d0, pt645e00d004du, toshiba bagmouse16gbu, toshiba bagmouse16gbus, toshiba bagmouse16gbusb, toshiba bagmouse16gbusbe, toshiba bagmouse16gbusbea, toshiba bagmouse16gbusbear, toshiba bagmouse16gbusbearp, toshiba bagmouse16gbusbearph, toshiba bagmouse16gbusbearpho, toshiba bagmouse16gbusbearphon, toshiba bagmouse16gbusbearphone
Barcodes 04051528102864, 04051528107746, 04051528158847

Save Money with These Great Laptop Vouchers & Offers

£25 Off
Voucher
£25 Off all Apple Macs over £350
Valid 20 Apr 16 - 21 Apr 17
15% Off
Voucher
15% Off for new customers
Valid 17 Mar 16 - 17 Mar 17
10% Off
Voucher
Dell are Offering 10% Off selected laptops
Valid 12 Jan 17 - 1 Feb 17
Fold-away Desk in Oak-Effect Finish for £39.98 With Free Delivery
Offer
This practical desk can be a convenient solution for a computer or laptop and can be easily folded away when not in use
Valid 16 Jan 17 - 16 Apr 17

See How Other Laptops Compare to the Toshiba Tecra A50

HP 350 vs Toshiba Tecra A50

HP 350 vs Toshiba Tecra A50
HP 350
2 core Intel Core i5-5xxx 2.2GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
Toshiba Tecra A50
2 core Intel Core i5-4xxx 2.6GHz 8GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
£ 449.97
Vastly Bigger Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
14% Lighter
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
One Less USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Smaller Internal Memory

HP ZBook 17 vs Toshiba Tecra A50

HP ZBook 17 vs Toshiba Tecra A50
HP ZBook 17
2 core 17.3"
Toshiba Tecra A50
2 core Intel Core i5-4xxx 2.6GHz 8GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
£ 862.24
Considerably Better Expert Reviews
One More USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Eight Number of Battery Cellss
Bigger Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Heavier
Feedback