Toshiba Satellite Pro S500 review

Strong Intel Core performance and great features from this business laptop

By  from What Laptop Issue 149
Product Type
Notebook
Green Compliant
Yes
Hard Drive Capacity
250 GB
Processor Manufacturer
Intel
Graphics Controller Manufacturer
Intel
Graphics Controller Model
HD Graphics
Wireless LAN
Yes
Optical Drive Type
DVD-Writer
Graphics Memory Accessibility
Shared
Maximum Battery Run Time
4.67 Hour
Finger Print Reader
Yes
Webcam
Yes
Backlight Technology
LED
eSATA/USB Combo
Yes
DisplayPort
Yes
Product Family
Satellite Pro S500
Operating System Architecture
64-bit
Processor Model
i3-370M
Colour
Precious Black
Operating System
Windows 7 Home Premium
Brand Name
Toshiba
Processor Speed
2.40 GHz
Processor Type
Core i3
Screen Size
39.6 cm (15.6")
Screen Resolution
1366 x 768
Standard Memory
2 GB
Weight (Approximate)
2.54 kg
Cache
3 MB
Processor Core
Dual-core (2 Core)
Green Compliance Certificate/Authority
ENERGY STAR
64-bit Processing
Yes
Chipset Manufacturer
Intel
Chipset Model
HM55 Express
Number of Total Memory Slots
2
Optical Media Supported
DVD-RAM/±R/±RW
Dual-Layer Media Supported
Yes
Display Screen Type
Active Matrix TFT Colour LCD
Display Screen Technology
TruBrite
Wireless LAN Standard
IEEE 802.11n
Ethernet Technology
Gigabit Ethernet
Total Number of USB Ports
4
Memory Standard
DDR3-1066/PC3-8500
Height
37.6 mm
Width
374 mm
Depth
250.5 mm
Screen Mode
WXGA
Memory Technology
DDR3 SDRAM
Product Series
S500
Manufacturer
Toshiba
Product Model
S500-15W
Product Name
Satellite Pro S500-15W Notebook
Pointing Device Type
TouchPad
Product Line
Satellite Pro
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Manufacturer Part Number
PSSE0E-0S90CTEN
Manufacturer Website Address
http://www.toshiba.co.uk
Marketing Information

High quality and reliable business computing. The Satellite Pro S500 features a new lightweight textured design weighing from 2.5kg and a 39.6cm (15.6") TruBrite display. The latest Intel Core i-series processors give faster and more responsive performance when running multiple applications, whilst the integrated numeric keypad is ideal for working with business applications such as spreadsheets. The Satellite S500 also features a mini DisplayPort for easy connection to HDMI, DVI and DisplayPort devices. EasyGuard security, protection and connectivity features provide peace of mind and include a shock-protected chassis, hard drive protection, spill-resistant keyboard and fingerprint reader. Also includes Toshiba's Reliability Refund Guarantee.

Maximum Memory
8 GB
Battery Chemistry
Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)
Package Contents
  • Satellite Pro S500-15W Notebook
  • Lithium Ion Battery
  • AC Adapter
Limited Warranty
1 Year
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