Toshiba is among top 5 biggest computer vendors according to surveys. The company has emerged as a big part of market. The Toshiba products are trusted and old users of Toshiba still prefer it upon many other companies. The laptops introduced by it are great regarding performance and design. They are successfully making their way to reach better ratings in market.
Toshiba Satellite P875-S7102 is also a good addition to laptop collection by Toshiba.
The design and build of the aptop is a bit strong more than expectef for a laptop. It is a big machine with a huge size. It is also said about it that the laptop is basically a replacement to the desktop versions, and it is less of a portable laptop.
The appearance is dark aluminium finished. The sides that bear the ports section is covered in a bit lighter tone of silver metal. The whole lid and display is margined with a black plastic giving it a boundry look.
Dimensions and Weight
As told before, the dimensios of it are larger than they are expected in a portable laptop. They are 16.5″ x 10.7″ x 1.3″. The weight is also a large number being 6.6 lbs. Hence it is a very valid statement that this is just the replacment of desktop models.
The good point in this strong and heavy build is that the laptop is quite durable and can be trusted for a long time. The lid and screen resisted pressure very well when tested.
Variety in Ports
The ports variety offered by Toshiba in this model is good one. At the right side of it you are able to find headphone and mic jack, two USB 3.0 ports, a VGA port. an HDMI port, and power jack. While on the left side, it contains two USB 3.0 ports, an Ethernet port, and an optical drive. Also in thefront side, there is an SD card reader too.
It is quite noticable that the big size has helped to reside all these ports giving each port enough area to have and you don’t get interrupted while using any of these.
The screen is amazing beauty offering you 17.3″ FHD TruBrite Backlit Display. Having resolution of 1920×1080, the visual is great. The view is very entertaining.
The Harmon/Kardon speakers are providing you audio services. The good thing about speakers is, that no dostortion was experienced when 100% sound was tested.
Chiclet style back-lit full sized keyboard, with a very good finish on wach key provides you best and smooth typing experience. The numeric keys are also there offering you complete experience at your hand.
Unfortunately, the mouse-pad is not the same with smoothness and ease. The left and right buttons are not distinguished well and the lower sides of the mous-pad are used for the purposes. This often confuses the user and some missed clicks can happen.
2.4 GHz Intel Core i7-3630QM processor is ther ensuring very fast and good processing speed.
Big Memory Space
8 GB RAM and 750 GB HDD having 5400rpm, are also a good point about this laptop. You can have plenty of space to work with.
The 64-bit Windows 8 is at its best in this giant machine.
The battery is 6 cell Li-Ion battery. When tested, the battery life of this machine came out to be 3 hours and 10 minutes. Unfortunately, this is not very great as compared to other specifications residing in it.
Here’s the Good!
According to the huge size, it was obviously expected that the machine will annoy you with its fan and headt troubles. But this is not the case. The fan located at the right side of it succeeded very well to keep the beast calm, being quiet. Hence, their was no noise or heat issues with it.
It is available for $538.20.