Close

Loading image...
Toshiba L55
2 Images + 7 Videos

Toshiba L55 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.8GHz 8GB 750GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

$558.99
$436.00 $122.99 cheaper than 35 days ago
2 Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.8GHz 8GB Nov 2013
Processor Core Processor Family Processor Clock Speed Internal Memory Release Date
Last longer, use less power, and warm up quicker with the unique LED backlit display. The built-in webcam on this PC makes it easy to Skype and chat live with friends and family or videoconference... More
Prices will drop $73
within 2 weeks. 90% confidence. Chart
Get Price Alerts
You are subscribed to price alerts for this product
Unsubscribe
Amazon US
Toshiba L55 from Amazon US
$436.00
Delivery unknown
Go to Store
Amazon US
Toshiba L55 from Amazon US
$549.99
Out of stock
Go to Store
Amazon US
Toshiba L55 from Amazon US
$569.99
Out of stock
Go to Store
Report an incorrect price Found it cheaper elsewhere?
Amazon US
Toshiba L55 from Amazon US
$250.00
Delivery unknown
Go to Store
Amazon US
Toshiba L55 from Amazon US
$299.99
Out of stock
Go to Store
Amazon US
Toshiba L55 from Amazon US
$450.00
Out of stock
Go to Store
Report an incorrect price Found it cheaper elsewhere?
Searching for international prices ...

Assumed Exchange Rates

Searching for prices in ...
Toshiba Satellite L55 A5226 Unboxing! From Walmart!!!
Review Toshiba Satellite L55-B5357 15.6 Inch Laptop
Toshiba Satellite L55-A5226 15.6-Inch Laptop Core i5-3337U, 6GB, 500GB, Windows 8 Reviews
Toshiba Satellite L55-B5394 15.6-Inch Laptop Review

15 Reasons For

Toshiba Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

We checked 3,645 expert and owner reviews for Toshiba portable PCs and found that on average Toshiba has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Toshiba has good ratings specifically for its medium processor core laptops.

Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The Toshiba L55 has a quite big maximum internal memory supported by processor (32 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been available for more than two years. Across all the medium processor core laptops that came out around the same time as the L55 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

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on medium processor core laptops that have been available for more than two years.

Chart Edit

Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of 1,100 megahertz, the Toshiba L55 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the L55. The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of medium processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago is 660MHz and the fastest is 1,300MHz.

Chart Edit

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Toshiba L55 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most notebook PCs that are a similar age to it. Most medium processor core laptops that came out around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This laptop also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all notebook PCs of this type and age.

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

Read more Less Chart Edit

Quite Big Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Toshiba L55 has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that are a comparable age to the L55. The average internal memory of notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the L55 is 5.3GB, and the internal memory range from 1GB to 16GB.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 8GB internal memory notebook PCs currently available including cheaper notebook PCs such as the XPS 13 ($1,047.84), or the Inspiron 17 both from DELL.

If you would prefer a laptop with a bigger internal memory then you might also want to look at the Inspiron 15 (16GB), or the Inspiron 17 (16GB) both from DELL or the Toshiba Satellite L50t-B (16GB) which is also cheaper.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Quite Big Screen Size

The smallest screen size of notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the L55 is 10" and the biggest is 18". The Toshiba L55 has one of the bigger screen sizes (15.6 inches) amongst medium processor core laptops of this age.

There are a number of alternative 15.6" notebook PCs currently available which you might also want to look at including the MSI CX61, the HP Probook 650, or the DELL Inspiron 15 which is cheaper.

If you would prefer a bigger screen size then you might want to consider the Inspiron 17 (17.3"), or the Inspiron 17 (17.3") both from DELL which is also cheaper.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

The smallest total storage capacity of portable PCs of this spec and age is 1GB and the biggest is 1.5TB. At 750 gigabytes, the Toshiba L55 has a quite big total storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the L55.

If you want a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to look at the Inspiron 17 (1TB and cheaper), the Inspiron 15 (1TB and cheaper), or the Inspiron 17 (1TB and cheaper) all from DELL.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the L55, the Toshiba L55 has a front camera.

We compared all the other notebook PCs with a front camera to this notebook PC and we think the HP ProBook 650, and the DELL XPS 13 ($1,047.84) which is cheaper is also worth considering.

There are a number of other portable PCs which also have a front camera that you might also want to consider including the HP EliteBook 840.

Read more Less Chart Edit

802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on laptops of a similar age and spec to it.

Chart Edit

64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on medium processor core laptops that have been available for around the same time as it.

Chart Edit

Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

At 16 gigabytes, the Toshiba L55 has a fairly big maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been available for more than two years. The maximum internal memory (64-bit) of laptops of this age and type range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 12GB.

Chart Edit

Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

The Toshiba L55 has one of the bigger hard drive capacity (750 gigabytes) amongst notebook PCs of this age. The smallest hard drive capacity of notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the L55 is 120GB and the biggest is 1.5TB.

Chart Edit

AC Cable Included

This portable PC has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included on laptops of a similar type and age to it.

Chart Edit

2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

Chart Edit

9 Reasons Against

Only One PCI Express Lane (max)

The Toshiba L55 is a one PCI Express lane (max) portable PC. Most of the other medium processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max).

Chart Edit

Very Short Battery Life

Portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the L55 have battery lifes of between 2.5h and 4,400h. The Toshiba L55 has one of the shorter battery lifes (only 4 hours) amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age.

If you want a laptop with a longer battery life then you might also want to consider the Toshiba C55 (4.1h) which is also cheaper.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Toshiba L55 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to the L55.

Other laptops which also have a full-size keyboard that you might want to look at include the XPS 13 ($1,047.84), or the XPS 13 both from DELL which is also cheaper.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to 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.

There are a number of other notebook PCs that have an HDD storage media currently available that you might want to consider including cheaper laptops such as the DELL Inspiron 17 5748.

If the storage medium of this Toshiba notebook PC is not good enough for you then you might also want to look at the HP EliteBook 820 (SSD and cheaper).

Read more Less Chart Edit

Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on laptops of a similar age and spec to it.

Chart Edit

Quite Small Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory

Notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the L55 have maximum graphics adapter memory capacity of between 0.001GB and 5.9GB, and the average maximum graphics adapter memory is 1.9GB. With a maximum graphics adapter memory of only 1.632 gigabytes, the Toshiba L55 has one of the smaller maximum graphics adapter memory capacity amongst medium processor core laptops of this age.

Chart Edit

Quite Small Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory

With a maximum graphics adapter memory of only 1,632 megabyte, the Toshiba L55 has a quite small maximum graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the L55. The maximum graphics adapter memory of notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the L55 range from 380MB to 5.9GB, and the average maximum graphics adapter memory is 2GB.

Chart Edit

Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

Chart Edit

Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Toshiba L55 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other medium processor core laptops that came out more than two years ago also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

We compared all the other notebook PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen to this portable PC and we think the Inspiron 17, or the XPS 13 both from DELL or the HP Probook 470 which is also cheaper is also worth considering.

Read more Less Chart Edit

4 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba L55

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when Toshiba released the L55.

Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family

The Toshiba L55 has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

Chart Edit

Average Weight

With a weight of 2.4 kilograms, the Toshiba L55 has a fairly typical weight compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to the L55.

Notebook PCs with a heavier weight that might be worth looking at include the DELL Inspiron 15 (2.4kg and cheaper), the MSI CX61 (2.4kg and cheaper), or the HP Probook 650 (2.5kg and cheaper).

Read more Less Chart Edit

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 1.8 gigahertz, the Toshiba L55 has a fairly typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the L55.

If you want a portable PC with a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad T440 (1.9GHz and cheaper).

Read more Less Chart Edit

Specification

Design
Form Factor
Device Type
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
L3 Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
3D Compatible
Full HD
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Networking
4G WiMAX
Cabling
Networking Standard
4G
Data Network
Wireless Wide Area Network (WWAN)
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
WiFi Standard
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Microphone Connection
Headphone Connection
USB Sleep-and-Charge Port
SmartCard Slot
CardBus PCMCIA Slot
ExpressCard Slot
Docking Connector
S/PDIF Out Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Trial Software
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
CPU Configuration (max)
Processor Package Size
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
Cable Included
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Vibration
Operating Vibration
Non-Operating Shock
Operating Shock
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity Range
Operating Relative Humidity Range
Storage Temperature Range
Operating Temperature Range
Certificates
EPEAT Compliance
Technical Details
Display
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology

Expert Reviews

(1)
4 February 2016

Powerful speakers can't save the Satellite L55-C5340 from mediocre performance, pitiful battery life and useless bloatware...

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers l55a5284, l55a5284n, l55a5284nr, toshiba ddr3, toshiba ddr3l, toshiba i54210, toshiba i54210u, toshiba l55a5184, toshiba i58gb750, toshiba i58gb750g, toshiba i58gb750gb, toshiba i58gb750gbd, toshiba i58gb750gbdv, toshiba i58gb750gbdvd, toshiba i58gb750gbdvdw, toshiba i58gb750gbdvdwi, toshiba i58gb750gbdvdwin
Barcodes 00022265509661, 00022265521960, 00222655096614, 00222655219600, 00807404545553
Feedback