Step up from mainstream with the smart performance and sensational styling offered by the Satellite S855 laptop, a great all-around PC delivering powerful discrete graphics options and high-end processing power at your desk or on the move. If you want the goodness of Toshiba’s mainstream laptop line – plus a bit more in terms of looks and power – this PC is for you. You’ll get available dedicated graphics, USB 3.0, strong multicore processors to drive your gaming and multitasking, plus stand-out styling with a hyper-cool Brushed Aluminum Ice Blue finish. A big 15.6″ diagonal display5 gives you more room for multitasking, spreadsheets and widescreen entertainment, plus the freedom to pack up and go. The SRS Premium Sound HD sound system and optional Blu-ray Disc player4 will make for megamovie nights. This PC also comes with plenty of ports to hook into printers, external storage and other devices for more power and flexibility, with a standard HDMI port to splash HD content onto a home theater. And Toshiba “Smart” Features will definitely add versatility and confidence to your computing.

Delivering smart performance and sensational styling, the Toshiba Satellite S855D (model S855D-S5253) is an ideal choice for powerful computing at your desk or on the move. It features a third-generation Intel Core i7 quad-core processor drive your gaming and multitasking and a high-def 15.6-inch display that gives you more room for both spreadsheets and widescreen entertainment.

Designed in a sleek and durable brushed aluminum casing in Ice Blue, the S855D also offers a spacious and attractive touch pad and a raised tile keyboard for supreme portability and comfort. It also comes pre-loaded with exclusive Toshiba software, including Bulletin Board (for desktop organization), Media Controller (for sharing media), and ReelTime (a graphical search utility). Toshiba’s PC Health Monitor and eco Utility apps also help to protect vital components and conserve power and ensure the longevity of your laptop.

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Ice Blue Brushed Aluminum Finish.

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It’s powered by a second-generation 2.3 GHz AMD A10-4600M quad-core Accelerated Processor, which combines a CPU and a graphics processing unit (GPU) on a single chip, helping to accelerate daily applications while also delivering lower power consumption. You’ll also get an extra boost of performance (up to 3.2 GHz of power) for those demanding calculations–or graphics-heavy tasks, right when you need it and greater power efficiency when you don’t–thanks to AMD Turbo Core 3.0 technology. It’s complemented by AMD Radeon HD 7660G discrete-class graphics with support for DirectX 11.

This Satellite laptop features two super-speed USB 3.0 ports–the latest development in USB data transfer technology. In addition to quicker transfer speeds, your USB 3.0-enabled devices won’t require a separate power cable either, unlike eSATA technology.

It comes pre-installed with the 64-bit version of Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium (learn more below).

Key Specifications

Display

15.6-inch widescreen HD TruBrite LED-backlit display with native HD 720p resolution (1366 x 768, 16:9 aspect ratio)
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Processor

2.3 GHz AMD A10-4600M quad-core accelerated processor (3.2 GHz with AMD Turbo Core Technology; 4 MBL2 cache)
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Storage

750 GB Serial ATA hard disk drive (5400 RPM)
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Memory

6 GB of installed DDR3 RAM (1333 MHz; 16 GB maximum capacity; 2 memory slots)
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Graphics

AMD Radeon HD 7660G dual graphics for everyday computing with support for Microsoft DirectX 11 games
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Optical Drive

8x SuperMulti DVD drive
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Wireless

Wireless-N Wi-Fi networking (802.11b/g/n)
Bluetooth 4.0 connectivity
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Audio

Built-in stereo speakers with SRS Premium Sound HD enhancement
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Battery

Up to 5 hours of battery life (6-cell battery)
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Touch Pad and Keyboard

Touch pad with multi-touch control and premium raised tile keyboard with 10-key
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Weight and Dimensions

5.5 pounds; 14.96 x 9.53 x 1.31 inches (WxDxH)
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Connectivity & Expansion

  • 2 super-speed USB 3.0 ports
  • 1 standard USB 2.0 port (with USB Sleep and Charge)
  • HDMI audio/video output with support for Full HD 1080p high-definition video.
  • VGA video output (analog, RGB)
  • Microphone and headphone jacks
  • Multi-format memory card reader compatible with Secure Digital, SDHC, SDXC, miniSD, microSD, Multi Media Card (shared slot; may require adapter for use)
  • Fast Ethernet (10/100)

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Toshiba Software

Toshiba Media Controller

Toshiba Bulletin Board

Toshiba ReelTime

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Toshiba Utilities

Toshiba eco Utility

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Laptop Checkup

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What’s in the Box

This package contains the Toshiba Satellite S855D-S5253 notebook PC, rechargeable lithium-ion battery, AC adapter, and operating instructions.

It also comes with the following software:

Norton Internet Security 2012 (30-day trial); Microsoft Office Starter 2010; Google Toolbar and Google Chrome; Microsoft Windows Media Player 12; Microsoft Live Essentials; WildTangent Games Console; Toshiba Online Backup (30-day trial)

This laptop is backed by a 1-year limited hardware warranty.

Environmental Specifications

  • 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

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Toshiba Accessories

Dynadock U3.0
Toshiba Dynadock U3.0 Universal USB Connect Docking Station

Toshiba’s Dynadock U3.0 universal USB connect docking station links all your electronic devices to your laptop–peripherals, external monitor, and sound system–with just a single USB 3.0 cable. It includes six USB ports (four USB 3.0 and two USB 2.0), Gigabit Ethernet port, mic and headphone jacks, HDMI output, and a DVI video output–plus support for dual displays.

Canvio Hard Drive
Toshiba Canvio Plus USB 3.0 Portable External Hard Drives

Available in a number of capacities, Toshiba’s Canvio USB 3.0 portable external hard drives are designed to be the most hassle-free back-up solution. With everything you need right in the box, they are the ultimate combination of storage, convenience, and style.

USB Mobile LCD Monitor
Toshiba 14-inch USB Mobile LCD Monitor

Unpack the Toshiba 14-inch USB Mobile LCD Monitor and you’ll get a big 14 diagonal inches of instant screen “real estate”—brought to you in brilliant 1366 x 768 HD resolution. Your presentations and photos will pop, and you’ll multitask like mad. Under three pounds and less than one inch thick, this ultra-portable monitor is designed to fit in most standard laptop bags. It also comes with a dual-purpose custom-fitted carrying case.

Power adapter
Toshiba AC Adapter

A second AC adapter at home and/or at work makes power access convenient and tailored to your needs. Also keep one in your carrying case at all times and never be without an AC adapter when you travel.

battery
Toshiba High Capacity 12-Cell Laptop Battery

Designed to work with a variety of Toshiba series portable computers, this high capacity battery pack has twice the number of cells (12 vs. 6) compared to the original battery that came with your notebook, giving you extended battery life for more computing time, watch more movies, play more games or listen to more music

Extreme Backpack
Toshiba Extreme Backpack

The Toshiba Extreme Backpack is available in a array of sizes and features five separate sections and compartments keeps your laptop protected and holds everything you need in an easily manageable way.

  • For up to 14-inch laptops
  • For up to 16-inch laptops
  • For up to 18 inch laptops

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The Best Entertainment Experience On Your PC

Windows 7 Home Premium makes it easy to create a home network and share all of your favorite photos, videos, and music. You can even watch, pause, and rewind TV or record it to watch whenever and wherever you want. For the best entertainment experience, choose a PC with Windows 7.

Windows 7: Your PC Simplified

  • Improved desktop navigation features like Snap, Peek and Shake, make it easier to manage all of your open windows.
  • Find virtually anything on your PC–from documents to songs to email–just by typing a word or two with Windows Search.
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  • Watch, pause, rewind and record TV with Windows Media Center to watch whenever and where ever you want.*

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  • Get free online storage with Windows Live SkyDrive.
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  • Share photos during video chats with Windows Live Messenger.**
  • Easily edit photos. Combine the best parts of multiple photos into one perfect photo with Photo Fuse.

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Product Features

  • AMD A10-4600M Accelerated Processor 2.3 GHz (3.2 GHz with AMD Turbo Core Technology 3.0) 4MBL2 Cache
  • 6GB DDR3 1600MHz memory (max 16GB)
  • 750GB (5400 RPM) Serial ATA hard disk drive
  • 15.6″ diagonal widescreen TruBrite® TFT display at 1366 x 768 nativeresolution (HD), AMD Radeon HD 7660G Dual Graphics
  • Genuine Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit), SP1