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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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21 Reasons For

Toshiba Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all Toshiba notebook PCs and also specifically for Toshiba 2 in 1 laptops and found that in both cases Toshiba had good reviews compared to other brands.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

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

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

Most of the other portable PCs of this type and age only have between one and two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, however the Toshiba P55W has three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

The processor clock speeds of portable PCs of this age and type range from 0.8GHz to 2.6GHz. With a processor clock speed of 2.2 gigahertz, the Toshiba P55W has a fairly fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were released one year ago.

If this 2 in 1 laptop processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might also want to look at the HP Elitebook 810 G3 (2.3GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to the P55W, the Toshiba P55W has a front camera.

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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 similar spec portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it. Most 2 in 1 laptops that were launched around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for more than a year.

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

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Quite Big Screen Size

The screen sizes of 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for around the same time as the P55W range from 8.9" to 16". With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Toshiba P55W has a quite big screen size compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the P55W.

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and type.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

Across all the 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for more than a year the total storage capacity range from 32GB to 1.1TB. With a total storage capacity of 750 gigabytes, the Toshiba P55W has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the P55W.

If this 2 in 1 laptop total storage capacity is too small for you then you might also want to consider the Lenovo Flex 2 15 (1TB).

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HD HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for more than a year.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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4.1 Bluetooth Version

The Toshiba P55W supports a better bluetooth version than most 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to it. This Toshiba notebook PC supports a 4.1 Bluetooth version, whereas most notebook PCs that are a similar age to it support a 4 Bluetooth version.

A 4.1 Bluetooth version is actually the best supported bluetooth version amongst all similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as the P55W.

The worst supported bluetooth version amongst comparable types of notebook PC is 4.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Fairly Fast Maximum WiFi Data Rate

The average maximum WiFi data rate of 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for more than a year is 520 Mbit/s, and the maximum WiFi data rate range from 150 Mbit/s to 870 Mbit/s. The Toshiba P55W has a quite fast maximum WiFi data rate (867 megabits per second) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the P55W.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age, the Toshiba P55W has a touch sensitive screen.

We compared all the other laptops with a touch sensitive screen to this portable PC and we think the HP Spectre x360 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

The Toshiba P55W is a three USB 3.0 port laptop.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity

At 60 watt-hours, the Toshiba P55W has a quite big battery capacity compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for more than a year. 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as the P55W have battery capacities of between 22Wh and 72Wh, and the average battery capacity is 43Wh.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

The Toshiba P55W has one of the bigger hard drive capacity (750 gigabytes) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. The smallest hard drive capacity of 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than a year ago is 320GB, the biggest is 1TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 610GB.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

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.

A 2x SO-DIMM memory slot is actually the best memory slots across all 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than a year ago.

Across comparable types of laptop the worst memory slots is 1x SO-DIMM.

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4 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for more than a year do not have a full-size keyboard. The Toshiba P55W is no exception to this as it too does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

The Toshiba P55W has an HDD storage medium which is better than most laptops of a comparable type and age to it. Most 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to it have an SSD storage medium. 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.

An HDD storage medium is actually the worst storage medium across all 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for around the same time as the P55W.

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

There are a number of alternative notebook PCs that have an HDD storage media currently available that you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Lenovo Flex 15.

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Heavy

Across all the 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than a year ago the weights range from 290g to 2.8kg, and the average weight is 1.6kg. With a weight of 2.3 kilograms, the Toshiba P55W is one of the heavier notebook PCs of this age and spec amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The Toshiba P55W is a one USB 2.0 port laptop.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba P55W

Released Over a Year Ago

This notebook PC has been on the market for over a year.

Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the Toshiba P55W has a pretty average internal memory compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for more than a year.

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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)

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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

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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
Barcodes 00889661030928
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