• CPU: Intel Core i7-5500U
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950M (2GB DDR3)
  • Display: 15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), IPS
  • Storage: 1000GB HDD
  • RAM: 8GB DDR3L, 1600MHz
  • Weight: 2.07 kg (4.6 lbs)

Pros

  • Elegant design with brushed aluminum
  • Thin (22.5 mm) and light design (2.07 kg). Also, thinner and lighter than its predecessor
  • The keyboard provides comfortable typing experience and the touchpad is good too
  • Relatively good performance/price ratio
  • Good IPS panel with high contrast ratio, high maximum brightness and wide sRGB coverage

Cons

  • Ineffective cooling system
  • Short battery life
  • The screen uses PWM across all brightness levels except 100%
  • No additional storage options like M.2 or even mSATA

Toshiba Satellite P50-C - Specs

CPU Performance #260
  • Intel Core i3-7100U 1.5%
  • Intel Pentium Silver N5000 1.2%
  • Intel Core i7-5500U
GPU Performance #105
  • NVIDIA Quadro M620 (2GB GDDR5) 0.1%
  • NVIDIA GeForce MX150 (2GB GDDR5) 0.9%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950M (2GB DDR3)
  • AMD Radeon Vega 9 1.2%
  • AMD Radeon RX 540 (4GB GDDR5) 1.3%
  • Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 0.6%
Display
15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), IPS
panel 1
LG LP156WF6-SPA1
Color accuracy 0.66
HDD/SSD
1TB SSHD (8GB SSD), 5400 rpm
RAM
8GB DDR3L, 1600MHz
OS
Windows OS
Battery
45Wh, Li-Po, 4-cell
Body material
Aluminum
Dimensions
380 x 259 x 22.5 mm (14.96" x 10.20" x 0.89")
Weight
2.07 kg (4.6 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 3x USB Type-A 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)
  • HDMI
  • VGA
  • DVI
  • Card reader SD
  • Ethernet LAN
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ac
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • Audio jack headphone/microphone
Features
  • Fingerprint reader
  • Web camera
  • Microphone
  • Speakers
  • Optical drive DVD burner
  • Security Lock slot

 

More Toshiba Satellite P50-C configurations

DISPLAY: 15.6-inch, 1920 x 1080, IPS

Name LG LP156WF6-SPA1
Diagonal 15.6"
Pixel density 141.21 ppi
Brightness 319 cd/m2
sRGB 91%
PWM frequency 21000 Hz
Panel Type IPS
Resolution 1920 x 1080
Becomes "Retina" from 24 inches (62 cm)
Contrast 1000:1
dE Color Checker 0.66
PWM Rating 5.7: (undesirable)

 

Toshiba Satellite P50-C in-depth review

Toshiba has always excelled in image quality, to be honest, and we were quite delighted when we tested the Toshiba Satellite P50-C's display. However, there were a few drawbacks that were worth considering like PWM, relatively short battery life and the CPU being a bottleneck in terms of overall performance. Mostly in gaming, that is. Well, the Japanese company just outed the successor to the old Satellite P50-C with a brand new processor and cooling design to come with it. Now the notebo[...]

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CPU Performance: Intel Core i7-5500U

Results are from the Cinebench 15 CPU test (the higher the score, the better)
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GPU Performance: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950M (2GB DDR3)

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