One of the most affordable touchscreen laptops today is the Toshiba Satellite C50. The touchscreen display is optional – you can go with a regular display if you would prefer. This PC offers essential performance. It can handle tasks such as web browsing, emailing, chatting, image editing, etc.
The machine has a nice, simple look with its matte black finish. The Satellite logo is located on the bottom left corner. The screen options include the 15.6-inch HD TruBrite touchscreen and the 15.6-inch LED backlit standard display. Both have 1366×768 resolutions. The 10-point touchscreen display allows users to navigate around Windows smoothly. The keyboard this notebook comes with has a numeric pad. If you would prefer to use a trackpad instead of a touchscreen, you will find that it is very responsive.
With Intel and AMD processors, you can expect to have enough power and speed you need to tackle any task. Intel Core i3 and i5 processors are available, ranging from 2.40 GHz to 3.20 GHz. The i5 processor comes with Turbo Boost technology. This makes the processor run even faster. Some models of the C50 come with AMD dual-core accelerator processors.
Even though it’s a budget laptop, you can still use it for entertainment. The display delivers outstanding color and clarity. The audio technology delivers stereo sound. You can watch movies with the built-in optical drive. It’s a DVD SuperMulti drive with double layer technology. Not only can you watch your all time favorite movies, you can also make DVDs and CDs.
The selected option for most of the C50 models is 4 GB of memory. This can be lowered to 2 GB to save a bit of money, although it’s not recommended. The 4 GB option doesn’t cost much, and it’ll make the programs on the laptop run a lot more quickly and efficiently. The 4 GB comes in two choices: 4 GB x 1 and 2 GB x 2. There are also options to upgrade to 6 GB or 8 GB.
The hard disk drive is where you store files on the computer. The Toshiba Satellite C50 comes with 320 GB of hard drive space. It’s a Serial ATA model at 5400 rpm. The is room for more, however, and you can go up to 500 GB, 750 GB, or even 1 TB. All of these choices include SATA models. Toshiba lets users choose the amount of hard drive space they need when customizing their orders.
The Toshiba Satellite C50 is a budget laptop. Even if you choose a few upgrades when customizing it, the cost is still low compared to other laptops out there. Just because it’s a budget laptop doesn’t mean it’s cheaply made – it still has a lot to offer. It also has a sturdy build.