Both the Toshiba Satellite C855 and the Toshiba Satellite C850 belong to the manufacturer's C family of laptops. They are two nice-looking machines, with rounded corners and a rather large integrated multi touch pad (8.5 by 4.5 centimeters). The thickest part, which is the back, measures just over three centimeters. The case of the Satellite C855 is glossy red and black , while the case of the Satellite C850 is matte black . Otherwise, the two weigh the same: 2.3 kilos.
The widescreen display has a diagonal of 15.6 inches . It is a TFT LCD with LED backlighting with TruBrite technology from the manufacturer. -The brightness is quite bright enough candelas per meter 200 square-, and offers a resolution of 1,366 by 765 pixels . Although the screen is the same in both models, the same does not happen with the graphics card . In the case of the Satellite C855 it is an Intel HD Graphics 4000 with up to 1,696 MB of shared memory. For its part, the Satellite C850 incorporates an AMD Radeon HD 7610M with Turbocache and 1GB of dedicated video memory.
The processor is a 2.3 GHz Intel Core i3 2350M for these two Satellite C family notebooks, and is completed with 4 GB of DDR3 1333 MHz RAM . Of course, it can be expanded up to 16 GB. The hard drive is a 5,400 rpm SATA with a capacity of 500 MB . To this must be added a multi-card slot that supports SD, SDHC, SDXC and MMC memories. The optical drive is a DVD Supermulti recorder , which can handle DVD-RAM, DVD-R / RW and DVD + R / RW discs, including double layer ones.
They can connect to the Internet by Ethernet and by Wi-Fi of the specifications 802.11 b / g / n. However, the communication capabilities of these Toshiba laptops do not end there, because it includes Bluetooth 4.0 , the most modern version. It also has an HDMI digital video output, which allows you to view high definition videos on a Full HD television. Likewise, it is possible to connect an external monitor via VGA. It has one USB 3.0 and two USB 2.0 ports. All feature stereo speakers and can provide SRS Premium HD surround sound . The webcam HDintegrates a microphone. Now, the user can connect their own external microphone or also a headset. The keyboards of both machines are anti-fingerprint treated, they are complete (qwerty).
The operating system that comes preloaded from the factory is Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit . It also includes an application to make video calls and instant messaging through Skype. The dimensions are the same in both cases: 380 by 242 and between 28.2 and 33.5 millimeters. The rechargeable lithium-ion battery is six cells and has a capacity of 4,400 mAh ; this translates into an autonomy of about four hours. The Toshiba Satellite C855 costs between 500 and 600 euros. The retail price of the Toshiba Satellite C850 ranges between 500 and 550 euros.