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Toshiba Tecra A50 15.6" Intel Core i5 5200U 2.2GHz / 8GB / 500GB

Toshiba Tecra A50 15.6" Intel Core i5 5200U 2.2GHz / 8GB / 500GB
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Toshiba Tecra A50 15.6" Intel Core i5 5200U 2.2GHz / 8GB / 500GB review: specs and price

Toshiba Tecra A50 15.6" Intel Core i5 5200U 2.2GHz / 8GB / 500GB
Toshiba Tecra A50 15.6" Intel Core i5 5200U 2.2GHz / 8GB / 500GB

Why is Toshiba Tecra A50 15.6" Intel Core i5 5200U 2.2GHz / 8GB / 500GB better than the average?

  • RAM
    8GBvs7.63GB
  • USB 3.0 ports
    2vs1.89
  • Maximum memory size
    16GBvs14.17GB
  • Screen size
    15.6"vs14.59"
  • Thickness
    22.9mmvs24.34mm
  • RJ45 ports
    1vs0.68
  • Number of microphones
    2vs1.38
  • Memory slots
    2vs1.82

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Design

1.weight

2.25kg

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249.5g

2.thickness

22.9mm

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6.9mm

3.height

259.1mm

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17mm

4.Has a detachable keyboard
Toshiba Tecra A50 15.6" Intel Core i5 5200U 2.2GHz / 8GB / 500GB

You can detach the keyboard of your device and use the screen as a tablet. Detaching the keyboard makes the device lighter and gives you the possibility to switch easily between laptop-mode and tablet-mode. The keyboard is included when buying the device.

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5.volume

2245.79cm³

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1579.19cm³

6.Has a flip and fold design
Toshiba Tecra A50 15.6" Intel Core i5 5200U 2.2GHz / 8GB / 500GB

A flip and fold design allows you to fold the screen over the keyboard and transform the device into a tablet, without splitting the device into two pieces.

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Display

1.pixel density

100ppi

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540ppi

2.resolution

1366 x 768px

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3840 x 2160px

3.screen size

15.6"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

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4.has an LED-backlit display
Toshiba Tecra A50 15.6" Intel Core i5 5200U 2.2GHz / 8GB / 500GB

Uses LED backlighting, resulting in better image quality, more vibrant colors and richer blacks.

5.has a touch screen
Toshiba Tecra A50 15.6" Intel Core i5 5200U 2.2GHz / 8GB / 500GB

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

6.Has a Retina display
Toshiba Tecra A50 15.6" Intel Core i5 5200U 2.2GHz / 8GB / 500GB

Retina display refers to a high-resolution screen technology developed by Apple. A Retina display has a high pixel density, with more than 300PPI, which makes it impossible to spot pixels from a normal viewing distance (10-12” from the eyes).

For example

Apple MacBook Air Retina (2018) 13.3" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD

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Performance

1.RAM

8GB

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64GB

2.RAM speed

1600MHz

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.

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2800MHz

3.Uses flash storage
Toshiba Tecra A50 15.6" Intel Core i5 5200U 2.2GHz / 8GB / 500GB

Flash-based storage devices such as SSDs have no mechanical components. Due to this they are typically faster, run silently, and are more shock resistant than traditional HDDs.

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4.CPU threads

4

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

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12

5.internal storage

500GB

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4000GB

6.maximum memory size

16GB

The maximum amount of memory (RAM) supported.

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64GB

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Connectivity

1.USB 3.0 ports

2

More USB 3.0 ports allow you to connect more devices to your computer that support USB 3.0. USB 3.0 is an improved version of USB 2.0 which offers faster transfer rates.

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6

2.Has WiFi
Toshiba Tecra A50 15.6" Intel Core i5 5200U 2.2GHz / 8GB / 500GB

The device can connect to WiFi.

3.Has USB Type-C
Toshiba Tecra A50 15.6" Intel Core i5 5200U 2.2GHz / 8GB / 500GB

The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.

For example

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4.HDMI ports

1

More HDMI ports mean that you can simultaneously connect numerous devices, such as video game consoles and set-top boxes.

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5.RJ45 ports

1

RJ-45 ports are used for LAN (Local Area Network) connections. With more ports you can achieve increased bandwidth across a LAN, or connect to multiple networks. It also has the added benefit of not losing connection to the network if one fails.

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2

6.Bluetooth version

4

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5

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Battery

1. longer battery life

7h

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.

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22h

2.Has a MagSafe power adapter
Toshiba Tecra A50 15.6" Intel Core i5 5200U 2.2GHz / 8GB / 500GB

The MagSafe power adapter uses a power connector that is attached magnetically. When pulled or tugged, the connector will come out of the socket safely.

For example

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3.Has sleep-and-charge USB ports
Toshiba Tecra A50 15.6" Intel Core i5 5200U 2.2GHz / 8GB / 500GB

Sleep-and-charge USB ports can charge electronic devices when the laptop is in sleep mode, hibernate mode, or even switched off.

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Features

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Toshiba Tecra A50 15.6" Intel Core i5 5200U 2.2GHz / 8GB / 500GB

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

2.has a front camera
Toshiba Tecra A50 15.6" Intel Core i5 5200U 2.2GHz / 8GB / 500GB

A front camera, also called secondary camera, can be used for video chats/selfies.

3.has GPS
Toshiba Tecra A50 15.6" Intel Core i5 5200U 2.2GHz / 8GB / 500GB

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

4.Has a stylus
Toshiba Tecra A50 15.6" Intel Core i5 5200U 2.2GHz / 8GB / 500GB

A stylus is a pen-like accessory that allows you to interact with the touchscreen with greater precision, and is particularly useful for drawing and writing.

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

5.Has a fingerprint scanner
Toshiba Tecra A50 15.6" Intel Core i5 5200U 2.2GHz / 8GB / 500GB

The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.

For example

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6.number of microphones

2

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Lenovo Miix 520

4

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