Toshiba Satellite C55-B5242X

Toshiba Satellite C55-B5242X is an affordable entry-level laptop powered by an Intel Pentium N3540 processor. Based on Bay Trail-M, it has four cores clocked at 2.16 GHz and Burst technology can boosts the frequency up to 2.66 GHz. The Pentium processor is equipped with 2MB of Level 2 cache, without the presence of Level 3 cache. The integrated GPU is Intel HD Graphics. This C50 model comes with 4 GB of DDR3L system memory so it can handle basic multitasking. There is an HDD inside with a capacity of 500 GB where your files will be stored on.

Toshiba Satellite C55-B5242X

The display is sized at 15.6 inches with 1366 x 768 pixels resolution and TruBrite technology which improves picture quality. For typing, it provides a keyboard with numeric pad to make inputting numbers quicker. It also has the usual pointing device, a TouchPad with multi-touch control.

This product has all essential ports including two USB 2.0 ports, a USB 3.0 port, an RJ-45 LAN port, an HDMI output port, and a microphone / headphone combo jack. There is also a multi-format card reader slot and a SuperMulti DVD/CD burner. With Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, you can get connected to a wireless router. For transferring files wirelessly, it has Bluetooth 4.0. A built-in web camera is a useful thing when you need to have video chat. Including a 4 cells Lithium-ion battery, it weighs 4.85 lbs.

Toshiba Satellite C55-B5242X Specifications

Operating System
Windows 10

Intel Pentium N3540 (quad-core, 2.16GHz, Burst up to 2.66GHz, 2MB L2 cache)

15.6 inches
1366 x 768 pixels (HD)

Graphics Card
Intel HD Graphics

500 GB 5400 RPM HDD

System Memory

Optical Drive
SuperMulti DVD/CD burner

Built-in speakers

Inputs & Controls
Standard keyboard with 10-key numpad
Multi-touch TouchPad

Input/Output Ports
2 x USB 2.0
1 x USB 3.0
1 x RJ-45 LAN
1 x HDMI output
1 x microphone / headphone combo

Card reader (Secure Digital, Secure Digital High Capacity, Secure Digital Extended Capacity, MultiMedia Card, miniSD, microSD)

10/100Mbps Ethernet
Bluetooth 4.0
Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n

HD web camera with stereo microphone

4 cells Lithium-ion battery

Dimensions and Weight
Width: 14.96-inch
Depth: 10.2-inch
Height: 1.05-inch
Weight: 4.85 lbs

Microsoft Office 365 (1-month trial)

Security Features
Lock slot


Toshiba Satellite C55-B5242X

Ivan Andrianto

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