The Toshiba Satellite C850-X5214 comes at a modest price and is built to handle both business and personal needs in a smooth fashion. While the Intel Core i5 processor handles professional tasks swiftly, the 1GB AMD graphics card takes care of rich games and movies. It also has a powerful optical drive. A better battery would have made it more desirable.
Display and Design
The Toshiba Satellite C850-X5214 features a bright 15.6 inch HD LED backlit Clear SuperView display with a resolution of 1366x768 pixels. It is housed in a 33.5 mm thick outfit which has a weight of 2.3 kg and looks quite pleasing with its gloss shining silver color and crossline patterned finish.
CPU and OS
For driving its processes, it relies on 3rd generation Intel Core i5 processor springing at 2.5GHz and based on B75 Express chipset. It is assisted by a 4GB DDR3 RAM expandable up to 8GB via 2 unused memory slots. With the 1GB AMD Radeon HD 7610M graphics card, the laptop boasts of the ability to handle rich games and movies quite smoothly. It runs on 64 bit Windows 7 Home Basic OS.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The Toshiba Satellite C850-X5214 is furnished with a webcam above the display for video calling purposes. It houses a 500GB SATA HDD for taking care of the storage demands of the user. The presence of 8X SuperMulti DVD Drive allows you to stream media files or software from disks at ease. The 16 bit stereo speakers powered by Toshiba Audio Enhancement provide HD Audio solution.
Battery and Connectivity
The Toshiba Satellite C850-X5214 is packed with a 6 cell Li-ion battery promising to run continuously for up to 3 hours. The networking and connectivity features come in the form of WLAN, RJ45 Ethernet port, 2 USB 2.0 slots, HDMI out, Bluetooth v4.0, 1 USB 3.0 port, VGA port and digital media reader.