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Toshiba Satellite® C55-B Laptop Computer With 15.6" Screen & Intel® Celeron® Processor, C55-B5299

Item # 355141 OfficeMax # 24772015
A versatile laptop for your everyday needs
  • 15.6" diagonal widescreen TruBrite® display with 1366 x 768 native resolution.
  • 2GB memory available to run your programs.
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  • 15.6" diagonal widescreen TruBrite® display with 1366 x 768 native resolution. 
  • 2GB memory available to run your programs. 
  • 500GB hard drive holds songs, photos and documents. 
  • Features Wireless-N (802.11n) for high-performance, cable-free networking.  Access wireless networks to share files, browse the Web and exchange email. Fully compatible with 802.11b/g.
  • Available ports include: 1 USB 3.0, 2 USB 2.0, 1 HDMI, 1 Ethernet. 
  • Built-in HD webcam and microphone make it easy to keep in touch via video and voice messaging. 
  • Memory card reader for file transfers made fast and easy.  Transfer your digital photos, music and other files from Secure Digital (SD), SDHC, SDXC, miniSD, microSD and MultiMediaCard (MMC) memory cards. (Adapter may be required.)
  • Harness the HDMI port to view videos and photos on your HDTV.  (HDMI cable is sold separately.)
  • Also includes Bluetooth® technology for short-range wireless data transfers with other Bluetooth-enabled devices, including speakers, printers and phones. 
  • Weighs 4.85 lb. 
  • Features Microsoft® Windows® 8.1. 
  • Stays powered for up to 3 hours.  Battery life will vary depending on the product configuration, product model, applications loaded on the product, power management setting of the product, and the product features used by the customer. As with all batteries, the maximum capacity of this battery will decrease with time and usage.
  • EPEAT Gold — For technology products with multiple environment attributes — ranked in three tiers: Bronze, Silver or Gold. 
  • Intel, the Intel Logo, Intel Inside, Intel Core, and Core Inside are trademarks of Intel Corporation in the U.S. and/or other countries. 

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Item # 355141 
Manufacturer # C55-B/5299  
processor speed 2.4 GHz
Hyper-Threading No
processor brand Intel
memory speed 1333
Graphics Controller Manufacturer Intel
Product Line Satellite
Webcam Yes
integrated speakers Yes
Graphics Memory Accessibility Shared
video hardware Mobile Intel HD
postconsumer recycled content 0%
Memory Card Supported Secure Digital (SD); Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC); Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC); miniSD; microSD; MultiMediaCard (MMC)
peripherals included none
VGA Yes
brand name Toshiba
Wireless LAN Standard IEEE 802.11b/g/n
processor type Celeron
maximum battery life 3.0 hours
Number of USB 2.0 Ports 2
hard drive capacity 500 GB
total recycled content 0%
Graphics Controller Model HD Graphics
ports 1 USB 3.0; 2 USB 2.0; 1 HDMI; 1 Ethernet
Maximum Turbo Speed 2.4 GHz
audio hardware integrated
diagonal screen size 15.6 inches
HDMI Yes
height 1.1"
Headphone/Microphone Combo Port Yes
maximum memory capacity 2 GB
hard drive type Hard Drive
Total Number of USB Ports 3
width 15"
package contents Satellite C55-B5299 Notebook; AC Adapter
depth 10.2"
wired connectivity 10/100 Ethernet
manufacturer Toshiba
Backlight Technology LED
Ecolabel RoHS; ENERGY STAR; EPEAT Gold
front camera/webcam yes
wireless connectivity 802.11b/g/n
Operating Systems Windows 8
modem no modem
frontside bus speed 2160 MHz
weight 4.85 lb
operating system details Windows 8.1
memory type DDR3 SDRAM
Number of USB 3.0 Ports 1
vPro Technology No
Input Voltage 120 V AC; 230 V AC
Network (RJ-45) Yes
Pointing Device Type TouchPad
WWAN Supported No
screen resolution 1366x768
numeric keypad no
Near Field Communication No
memory card reader yes
Wireless LAN Yes
memory 2 GB
eco-label/standard EPEAT Gold
processor model N2830
color Textured Resin in Jet Black
warranty length 1-year limited
model name C55-B5299
Wimax No
Touchscreen No

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Rated 3.2 out of 5�by 214 reviewers.
Rated 2 out of 5�by Would not purchase again System runs slow. Keyboard locks up. Will not properly run Chrome for internet. Would not load simple games. Very short battery life. July 27, 2015
Rated 1 out of 5�by No-Boot System Laptop drive would not initiate for in-store setup technician July 6, 2015
Rated 1 out of 5�by Bad My boyfriend purchased this laptop and no go. April 25, 2015
Rated 3 out of 5�by Not worth the money Yes it's an inexpensive laptop but it's also cheap. The processor can't handle 3 web pages at the same time. I tried to upgrade at the store I bought it from after 3 days and they wouldn't do it. So now I'm stuck with it. April 24, 2015
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Satellite® C55-B5299

  • GET IN TOUCH WITH ALL THE LAPTOP ESSENTIALS

    The 15.6” Satellite® C50 laptop series offers everything a budget-conscious user could ask for—basic power, portability and performance—all at a great price. This PC series comes with all the laptop essentials and is great for web browsing, socializing, emailing, entertainment and multitasking.

Features

Touch pad with Multi-touch

Enjoy the ability to pinch, swipe, rotate or scroll through images on the display screen with a simple brush of your fingers.

Resolution+®

Upconverts your standard-def DVD content into sharper and more vibrant pictures that look and feel more like HD in real-time.

Webcam

The built-in webcam on this PC makes it easy to Skype® and chat live with friends and family or videoconference with co-workers. You’ll also be able to take and store still pictures.

LED Backlit Display

Last longer, use less power, and warm up quicker with the unique LED backlit display.

EPEAT™ Gold Registered

EPEAT™ Gold is the highest possible ranking of the acclaimed Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool which measures products across 51 different dimensions.

Numeric 10-key Pad

Enjoy faster typing, smoother data entry and more convenient gaming commands with a full-size keyboard and a handy numeric 10-key pad.

ENERGY STAR Qualified

Engineered with respect to our planet, 93% of Toshiba laptops, netbooks and Tablet PCs have met the ENERGY STAR 4.0 standard since it was established in 2007.

Eco Utility

Quickly adjust the settings and power plan of your laptop and monitor your ongoing power usage with just a click.

USB 3.0

Get maximum performance when connecting the latest external devices, with blazing fast transfer speeds.

HDMI® port

Scale up your gaming, movies and music on a home theater - with full 1080p high-definition video, and amazingly immersive surround sound.

Memory Card Reader

Transfer files easily from your digital camera, camcorder, MP3 player or smart phone, sharing home movies and playlists with SD cards, Memory Sticks and more.

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Specifications

Processor: Intel® Celeron® N2830 Processor
Operating System: Windows 8.1 with Bing1 month trial for new Office 365 customers
Processor Number: N2830
Processor Speed: Up to 2.41GHz
Memory: 2GB DDR3 1333MHz memory
Display Size: 15.6" widescreen
Display Type: HD TruBrite® LED Backlit display
Display Resolution: 1366x768 (HD), 16:9 aspect ratio, Supports 720p content
Graphics Engine: Mobile Intel® HD Graphics
Total Storage: 500GB
Hard Drive: 500GB HDD (5400rpm, Serial ATA)
Optical Drive: Sold Separately: Toshiba USB Portable DVD SuperMulti Drive
Optical Drives: Sold Separately: Toshiba Portable USB DVD SuperMulti Drive
Webcam: HD Webcam and Microphone
Wireless: Wi-Fi® Wireless networking (802.11b/g/n)
Inputs and Controls: Standard US keyboard with 10-key pad (Black), Touch pad pointing device with multi touch control
Security and Protection: HDD Recovery, Security Cable Lock Slot
LAN: 10/100 Ethernet LAN
Audio: Built-in microphone, Headphone jack (stereo), Built-in stereo speakers
AC Adapter: 45W (19V 2.37A) Auto-sensing, 100-240V / 50-60Hz input
Battery: 4 cell/32Wh Lithium Ion battery pack—*Not user replaceable
Express Card Slot: No PC Express Slot
SmartCard Reader: No SmartCard Reader slot
Media: Memory Card Reader
USB Ports: 1-USB (3.0) port, 2-USB (2.0) ports
HDMI: HDMI® output port
RGB: RGB port
Software: 1 month trial for new Microsoft® Office 365 customers, Adobe Reader, Hard disc (HDD) recovery, Norton™ Internet Security (30-day trial subscription), TOSHIBA Media Player by sMedio Truelink+, TOSHIBA Recovery Disk Creator, TOSHIBA Resolution+ Upconvert Technology for Media Player, TOSHIBA Service Station, Toshiba Start, TOSHIBA eco Utility™
Weight: Starting at 4.85 lbs.
Color: Textured Resin in Jet Black
Standard Limited Warranty: 1 Year Standard Limited Warranty

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  • It’s new, but you know it.

    • Start up in the familiar desktop to get stuff done or the Start screen to easily access all your favorite apps and sites.


    Easier than ever to use.

    • New navigation features make it faster and easier to access, close, minimize and switch between open apps.
    • Pin favorite apps to the Start screen, the taskbar, or both for quick and easy access to what you use the most.


    More productive.

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    It plays as hard as it works.
    Windows 8.1 gives you the power to quickly browse, watch movies, play games, polish your resume, and pull together a killer presentation — all on a single PC. Now you can organize up to three apps on your screen at once in a single view.
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    The apps you want.
    In addition to great built-in apps for email, people, photos and video editing – you can also download thousands of popular apps from the Windows Store, including Netflix, ESPN, Skype and Halo: Spartan Assault.
  • Mouse, keyboard—and now touch.

    Windows 8.1 works harmoniously with various types of devices, including touch, mouse-and-keyboard, or both. Whatever kind of device you have, you'll discover fast and fluid ways to switch between apps, move things around, and go smoothly from one place to another.

  • Make it yours.

    New ways to personalize with more Start screen tiles sizes, colors, and backgrounds.

  • Your files, everywhere.

    Stay connected to your photos and important files and access them on your phone, tablet or PC with OneDrive. By signing in with your Microsoft account to any of your PCs running Windows 8.1 and you'll immediately see your own background, display preferences, and settings.

  • Multitasking made easy.

    It's easy to do up to four things at once. Snap multiple apps side by side in a single view for easy multitasking and enhanced productivity.
  • Security.

    Stay up to date and more secure with built-in privacy and security protection with Windows Defender and SmartScreen.

  • It’s fast.

    Windows 8.1 starts up faster, switches between apps faster, and uses power more efficiently than previous versions of Windows, including Windows 7.

  • Works with what you have.

    Easily connect to your printers, cameras and more with built-in USB ports. With Windows 8.1, you can run all of the programs that you had on Windows 7.

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    Get more done with Office.
    Office at its best on Windows 8 devices. Discover new and better ways to create, edit, and browse—using a keyboard or touchscreen. Please review the specifications on this Windows device and, if Office is not already included, don’t forget to add it to your purchase.

Windows Q&A

  • Why should I buy a Windows device?
  • Windows devices are available in all shapes and sizes to match your lifestyle and they can also be customized with your favorite apps, colors, and backgrounds to match your personality. Multitask with ease on a Windows device. Run Office side-by-side with your web browser, or make a Skype video call while you check email. Windows devices also work with stuff you already have, they include ports for printers and cameras and work with your favorite apps.*

     

    *Windows RT 8.1 devices only runs built-in apps or apps that you download from the Windows Store.

     

  • Does Windows have the apps I want?
  • Right out of the box, Windows 8.1 comes with apps to do all the basics and a lot more. There are apps to stay in touch, save your files to the cloud, and keep track of your photos and videos in new and easy ways.

     

    Plus, you can visit the Windows store to choose from over 100,000 apps for games, music, news, weather, and entertainment, to just name a few. 

  • Did the desktop disappear?
  • No. You’ll also still be able to work with the familiar desktop just as you did in earlier versions of Windows. If you spend most of your time on the desktop, you can even set Windows to go there instead of the Start screen when you first turn on your PC. 

  • I have heard it is for touchscreens. Can I still use a mouse and keyboard?
  • Yes. You can use it the way you want: touchscreen, mouse and keyboard, or both. You’ll also still be able to work with the familiar desktop just as you did in earlier versions of Windows.

    Note: The touchscreen functionality is dependent on the specifications of the device’s screen. Please check the specs of the machine on this page to know what features are included.
  • Can I use my current software and printers?
  • Windows 8.1 is compatible with almost all of the peripherals (printers, cameras, keyboards, mice, etc.) that you’re using today with your Windows PC or tablet. You can also use most of the desktop programs you currently use, including Office programs. 

  • What if I buy a PC running Windows 8? Can I update to Windows 8.1?
  • Yes. If you're running Windows 8 you'll be able to get the free update to Windows 8.1 through the Windows Store. 

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