Toshiba has announced a refresh of its Satellite L Series laptops, which are designed for enjoyable multimedia experience. The new Toshiba Satellite L Series 15.6-inch (Toshiba Satellite L50) is audio-focused and powered by latest processors from the stable of Intel or AMD. It is a good back-to-school notebook and one for the family.
Design and Display
The Toshiba Satellite L Series 15.6-inch shows off a somewhat slim design at less than one inch thick. It looks elegant with its Satin Gold finish – you will love to flaunt this one before friends.
It is accompanied by a backlit TruType keyboard with a contoured key design that makes typing comfortable. The Toshiba Satellite L50 laptop features a redesigned touchpad with multi-gesture control. It rocks a display measuring 15.6 inches diagonally.
This display has up to Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) resolution, which should ensure good enough image quality together with Toshiba’s TruBrite technology. The Toshiba Satellite L50 can be configured with an IPS display for increased clarity and wide-viewing angle.
Performance and Memory
The level of performance you can expect from this laptop will be determined by your pocket size, to an extent. The Toshiba Satellite L50 can be configured with latest Intel or AMD CPUs.
The choice chip can be backed up by as much as 16 GB of RAM for glitch-free performance and high responsiveness. Depending on the unit bought, you can get up to 1 TB ample storage space for your songs, movies, documents and other files.
Other Specs and Features
As previously stated, the Toshiba Satellite L Series is audio-focused – designed to deliver quality sound. Toshiba combined Skullcandy speaker tuning and DTS sound enhancement technologies to ensure users enjoy rich sound. The quality of audio is supposedly better with Skullcandy headphones and speakers.
It is likely that the Toshiba Satellite L50 will ship with Windows 8.1 operating system, but it is designed with Windows 10 in mind. It supports Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n or 802.11ac for fast wireless connections. It comes with Toshiba’s USB Sleep & Charge technology.
Pricing and availability
Toshiba Satellite L50 laptops are not yet available in Nigeria, but has gone on sale in the United States. Toshiba Satellite L50 price in Nigeria is expected to start around N105,000, depending on your location and the configuration of the laptop.
Toshiba Satellite L50 Specs
Here are a few specs of the Toshiba Satellite L50 15.6-inch Notebook:
- OS: Windows 8.1 (Free upgrade to Windows 10)
- Processor: Intel Core Processor or AMD Processor
- GPU: Intel HD Graphics
- Memory: 4GB RAM, 8GB RAM, up to 16GB RAM
- Colours: Satin Gold
- Dimension: Less than 25.4 mm thick
- Weight: –
Display & Keyboard
- Display: 15.6-inch IPS Touchscreen Display, up to 1920 x 1080 pixels
- Keyboard: Back-lit Keyboard
- Pointing Device: Buttonless Touchpad
- Built-in Storage: up to 1TB HDD
- Optical Storage: Yes, DVD
- Bundled Cloud Storage: –
Ports & Connectivity
- Webcam: Yes, HD Webcam
- USB 3.0 Port: Yes, 2 ports
- USB 2.0 Port: Yes, 1 port (Supports USB Sleep and Charge)
- HDMI: Yes, 1 port
- DisplayPort: No
- VGA: No
- Ethernet (RJ-45): No
- SD Slot: Yes, 1 slot
- Mic/Headphone: Yes
- WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n or Wi-Fi 802.11 ac
- Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 4.0
- Mobile Broadband: No
- Stereo speakers (Skullcandy)
- Dedicated Cortana Key
- DTS Sound
- Battery: –
- Use Time: up to 7 hours
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