Basic desktop like laptop within budget
Display and Build
The Toshiba Satellite C70D-BST2NX1 exhibits a 17.3-inch LED backlit display which offers moderately rich viewing experience with a resolution of 1,600 x 900 pixels (HD+). The TruBrite panel prevents visuals from getting hampered under the sun. The jet black coloured outfit has dimensions of 413 x 268 x 29 mm which is nothing abnormal considering its big screen.
Processor and OS
For driving its processes, the Toshiba Satellite C70D-BST2NX1 depends on a 1.8GHz AMD quad-core A4 6210 processor. It is aided by a regular 4GB DDR3 RAM which can be upgraded up to 8GB via the two user accessible DIMM slots. The AMD Radeon R3 graphics processor takes care of demanding games and videos. It runs on 64 bit Windows 8.1 OS to provide intuitive experience.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The laptop meets the video calling needs of the user with a HD webcam and inbuilt microphone. The 500GB Serial-ATA hard disk provides enough space for creating a library of files. It also dons a SuperMulti DVD drive with dual layer support so that you can run all kinds of disks.
Battery and Connectivity
Keeping the Toshiba Satellite C70D-BST2NX1 juiced up for a fair period of time is a 4 cell Li-ion battery. From the connectivity and networking point of view, we have features like HDMI out, digital media reader, WLAN, Bluetooth v4.0, two USB 2.0 slots, one USB 3.0 port and Ethernet port.
The Toshiba Satellite C70D-BST2NX1 can act as the perfect replacement for a desktop if you are looking for something within budget. It sports a big HD+ anti glare display, runs on the latest Windows OS and comes at a decent price. Just like other 17.3-inch gadgets, it is quite bulky. The mediocre processor is another thing to consider before buying.