Toshiba Satellite L505: Impressive Yet Affordable Everyday Performance
Offering solid performance and impressive affordability, the Toshiba Satellite L505-GS5037 laptop is a great choice for handling computing essentials at home, school or work--from surfing the web and downloading video to managing household finances or studying for finals. This all-purpose, eco-smart machine features a stunning 15.6-inch display with 720p native high-definition resolution. To top it off, the L505 features a brilliant high-gloss Fusion Finish in Graphite Gray that's sure to turn heads.
The Toshiba Satellite L505 laptop is tailor made for handling life's essentials at home, school or work.
Spacious 104-key keyboard with 10-key input (see larger image).
Thanks to the built-in webcam and Toshiba Face Recognition software on this machine, you'll enjoy a more convenient way to communicate, log on or share your laptop among the family. Other high-tech features include a power-saving Eco Utility to help reduce power consumption based on your needs and one USB/eSATA combo port.
Pre-installed with the Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium operating system (64-bit version), you'll be able to easily create a home network and share all of your favorite photos, videos, and music. Windows 7 is the easiest, fastest, and most engaging version of Windows yet. Better ways to find and manage files, like Jump Lists and improved taskbar previews, help you speed through everyday tasks. Windows 7 is designed for faster and more reliable performance, so your PC just works the way you want it to.
- 15.6-inch high-definition TruBrite display for amazing color depth and clarity (1366 x 768 resolution, 16:9 aspect ratio)
- 2.13 GHz Intel Core i3-330M dual-core processor for a fast, responsive PC experience (3 MB L3 cache). It comes equipped with Intel HD Graphics, an advanced video engine that delivers smooth, high-quality HD video playback, and advanced 3D capabilities, providing an ideal graphics solution for everyday computing. Intel's Hyper-Threading Technology enables each core of your processor to work on two tasks at the same time, delivering the performance you need for smart multitasking.
- 500 GB Serial ATA hard drive (5400 RPM)
- 4 GB of DDR3 RAM (1066 MHz; upgradeable to 8 GB)
- Integrated Intel Graphics Media Accelerator HD with up to 1696 MB of dynamically shared memory allocated by the system.
- 8x SuperMulti DVD drive with double layer support and Labelflash printing, which enables you to personalize your discs and keep them looking attractive and organized with direct-to-disc laser printing.
- Wireless-N Wi-Fi networking (802.11b/g/n) for greater speed and range.
- 1.3 megapixel webcam with Face Recognition capabilities for added security. And if you're using one laptop for several users--say for the whole family or for a small business--Toshiba Face Recognition lets you switch profiles with one simple look.
- Built-in stereo speakers
- Fast Ethernet (10/100)
- Three total USB ports with one eSATA/USB combo port
- VGA video output
- Enjoy proactive PC health--without the worry. For your peace mind, this laptop comes with an innovative PC Health Monitor that constantly keeps tabs on things like your machine's power usage, temperature and hard drive--so you won't have to.
- Windows 7 Home Premium makes it easy to create a home network and share all of your favorite photos, videos, and music. And you can watch shows for free when and where you want with Internet TV on Windows Media Center. Get the best entertainment experience with Windows 7 Home Premium.
- Get more features with Windows Anytime Upgrade. It's the best way to add features to Windows 7, takes as few as ten minutes, requires no software or downloads, and you'll keep your existing programs, files, and settings. Windows will walk you through the simple upgrade process.
- Pre-loaded software includes Microsoft Works SE 9.0 for word processing and spreadsheet work. Enjoy a 60-day trial version of Microsoft Office Home and Student 2007.
- 6-cell battery (4400 mAh)
- Weight: 6 pounds
- Dimensions: 15.1 x 10.2 x 1.55 inches (WxDxH)
- Warranty: One-year limited hardware warranty
- Energy Star 5.0 certified
- Gold EPEAT designation for meeting standards to help reduce its environmental impact.
- RoHS compliant effectively reducing the environmental impact by restricting the use of lead, mercury and certain other hazardous substances
The front of the Toshiba Satellite L505 (see a pop-up image of all ports and controls).
What's in the Box
This package contains the Toshiba Satellite L505-GS5037 notebook PC, rechargeable lithium-ion battery, AC adapter, and operating instructions.
It also comes with the following software: Norton Internet Security 2010 (30-day trial), Toshiba PC Health Monitor, Microsoft Works, Microsoft Office Home and Student 2007 Edition (60-day trial), Windows Media Player, Google Toolbar, WildTangent Orb Game Console
This multiformat DVD/CD drive is compatible with writing both DVD+ and DVD- disc formats as well as dual-layer (DL) DVD±R discs, which can store up to 8.5 GB of data. It offers the following read/write speeds:
- Write: 24x CD-R, 24x CD-RW, 8x DVD-R, 8x DVD+R, 6x DVD-R DL (double-layer), 6x DVD+R DL (double-layer), 6x DVD-RW, 8x DVD+RW, 5x DVD-RAM
A 1.3 megapixel digital web camera built into the LCD's bezel lets you quickly snap photos and participate in live video chats. The integrated webcam does more than just video chats. It includes Toshiba Face Recognition capabilities--the ultimate hands-free, hassle-free way to log onto your laptop. Just show your face to the webcam--no keeping track of hard-to-remember passwords and no unnecessary typing. And if you're using one laptop for several users--say for the whole family or for a small business--Toshiba Face Recognition lets you switch profiles with one simple look.
Offering impressive everyday performance and affordability, the Satellite L505 laptop brings you the Toshiba quality you deserve for handling life’s essentials at home, school or work. This easy-to-use, all-purpose, eco-conscious laptop gives you ample processing power, memory and storage for surfing the Net, downloading video, checking email, managing household finances or studying for finals. It also offers wireless broadband connectivity to keep you plugged into what’s happening, along with ports for enjoying and sharing your media. A stunning diagonal 15.6” high-def display lends a whole new visual dimension to whatever you’re doing. New Toshiba productivity help you master your day. And beautiful styling design means you’ll not only be multitasking like mad, but traveling in style.