The all-new Toshiba Satellite S Series 15.6-inch (Toshiba Satellite S50) is a high-end notebook perfect for those interested in impressive power and superb performance. The ‘Super’ Series laptop features a premium design and specifications that make it look like a genuine workhorse – one that gamers and multitaskers would love to have.
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Design and Screen
Flaunting a well-sculpted body, Toshiba Satellite S50 15.6-inch looks quite attractive with its brushed aluminium chassis, which certainly adds a truly premium touch to the laptop.
It is relatively slim at a thickness of just about one inch and also lightweight despite its metal construction. This should handle rugged use relatively well.
The new Satellite S50 laptop sports a 15.6-inch TruBrite display with different resolution options, including HD+ (1600 x 900 pixels) and Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels).
In the Satellite S50, Toshiba has created another powerhouse, judging by its hardware. It is equipped with the 5th generation Intel Core quad- or dual-core processors.
These powerful CPUs are accompanied by up to 16 GB of system memory to drive a performance level that will leave users impressed. Gamers will also find the Toshiba Satellite S50 laptop a good gaming machine, as Toshiba gives the option of adding discrete NVIDIA graphics card for improved graphics processing and better performance.
This powerful laptop is designed to take full advantage of key features in the latest Windows 10 operating system, including the integrated personal digital assistant Cortana. The new Microsoft OS is expected to offer a more robust computing experience.
For storage, Toshiba Satellite S50 comes with very spacious hard drive of up to 2TB capacity — enough to store thousands of movies, songs and documents with space to spare. There is a configuration packing 1TB hard drive paired with a zippy 128GB solid-state drive.
Toshiba Satellite S50 features TruTalk dual-array microphones for voice-based apps like Cortana and Skype. It boasts Harman Kardon stereo speakers and three Super Speed USB 3.0 ports.
Pricing and availability
Toshiba Satellite S50 laptops are not yet available in Nigeria, but have gone on sale in the United States. Toshiba Satellite S50 price in Nigeria is expected to start around N145,000, depending on your location and the configuration of the laptop.
Toshiba Satellite S50 Specs
Here are a few specs of the Toshiba Satellite S50 15.6-inch Notebook:
- OS: Windows 8.1 (Free upgrade to Windows 10)
- Processor: 5th Generation Intel Core Processor
- GPU: Intel HD Graphics (Optional NVIDIA discrete graphics)
- Memory: 4GB RAM, 6GB, 8GB, 12GB, 16GB RAM, up to 16GB RAM
- Colours: –
- Dimension: Less than 25.4 mm thick
- Weight: Less than 2.27 kg
Display & Keyboard
- Display: 15.6-inch IPS Display, 1600 x 900 pixels, 1920 x 1080 pixels, 3840 x 2160 pixels (Touchscreen Option)
- Keyboard: Full size Keyboard with Numeric Keypad (Back-lit Option)
- Pointing Device: Buttonless Touchpad
- Built-in Storage: 500GB, 750GB, 1TB, or 2TB HDD, or 128GB or 256GB SDD or 1TB HDD with 128GB SDD
- Optical Storage: Yes, DVD or Blu-Ray
- Bundled Cloud Storage: –
Ports & Connectivity
- Webcam: Yes, HD Webcam
- USB 3.0 Port: Yes, 3 ports (Supports USB Sleep and Charge)
- USB 2.0 Port: No
- HDMI: Yes, 1 port (with up to 4K output)
- DisplayPort: No
- VGA: No
- Ethernet (RJ-45): No
- SD Slot: Yes, 1 slot
- Mic/Headphone: Yes
- WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
- Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 4.0
- Mobile Broadband: No
- Harman Kardon stereo speakers
- Dedicated Cortana Key
- DTS Sound
- Xbox Streaming
- Battery: –
- Use Time: –
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