Toshiba Satellite Radius- A Very Handy Convertible-Hybrid Laptop

Toshiba Satellite Radius

When it comes to convertible laptops, Toshiba has registered a steady growth in popularity over the last year even after facing stiff competition from various other brands. However, the Toshiba Satellite Radius P55W-B5224 is easily the best in the premium range of 2-in-1 devices.

Design and features

Just like most of the other convertible-hybrid laptop the Toshiba Satellite Radius P55W-B5224 also comes with a total of five different modes. You will get the premium feel with this device as it has a combination of Aluminum and Satin-Gold finish. With dimensions of 0.75 by 15.0 by 9.7 inches and weighing five pounds it is much lighter than its closest competitors. The 15.6 inch In-Plane Switching display has an amazing resolution of 1,920-by-1,080 p. You will get excellent picture quality with this system with sharp details and wide viewing angles.

The system also boasts of high quality built-in Harman speakers on top of its keyboard. As expected from a premium laptop, it has three USB 3.0 ports, a full-size HDMI port, an SD card slot and a standard headset jack. It has a 1 TB hard drive that makes it a little slow. Toshiba also gives its customers some very useful pre-installed software and it naturally comes with a standard warranty of one year.


The Toshiba Satellite Radius P55W-B5224 boasts of an Intel Core i7-4510U processor which is tailor-made for mobile devices like convertible laptops and ultra-books. The 8 GB RAM gives you an overall performance that is far better than its closest competitors. The system outperformed all its competitors in the various multimedia performance tests. The Intel HD Graphics 4400 combined with the Core i7 processor boosts the performance of the system drastically. However, the integrated graphics doesn't work very well, thus not making it the ideal machine for gaming.

Pros and cons of the system

The Toshiba Satellite Radius P55W-B5224 hardly has any disadvantages except for the fact that it is too large to be used as a tablet. When it comes to the advantages, the list is very long, but the spacious hard drive, the amazing convertible design and the long battery life has to be mentioned.

With its sleek design and superior performance, the Toshiba Satellite Radius P55W-B5224 is without a doubt the best convertible-hybrid systems and the touch and tablet functionality makes it hard to beat. You will get this system at your nearest computer rental center.

Monday, October 27, 2014