Toshiba Satellite U500-12C review

Style, quality and comfort on offer from this compact laptop

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Product Type
Notebook
Green Compliant
Yes
Hard Drive Capacity
500 GB
Processor Manufacturer
Intel
Graphics Controller Manufacturer
Intel
Graphics Controller Model
GMA 4500MHD
Bluetooth
Yes
Wireless LAN
Yes
Optical Drive Type
DVD-Writer
Graphics Memory Accessibility
Shared
Maximum Battery Run Time
3.58 Hour
HDMI
Yes
Webcam
Yes
eSATA/USB Combo
Yes
Product Family
Satellite U500
Operating System Architecture
64-bit
Processor Model
T6600
Colour
Luxe Brown
Operating System
Windows 7 Home Premium
Brand Name
Toshiba
Processor Speed
2.20 GHz
Processor Type
Core 2 Duo
Screen Size
33.8 cm (13.3")
Screen Resolution
1280 x 800
Standard Memory
4 GB
Weight (Approximate)
2.15 kg
Cache
2 MB
Processor Core
Dual-core (2 Core)
Green Compliance Certificate/Authority
ENERGY STAR
64-bit Processing
Yes
Number of Total Memory Slots
2
Optical Media Supported
DVD-RAM/±R/±RW
Dual-Layer Media Supported
Yes
Graphics Memory Capacity
Up to 1.71 GB
Display Screen Type
Active Matrix TFT Colour LCD
Display Screen Technology
TruBrite
Wireless LAN Standard
IEEE 802.11b/g/n
Ethernet Technology
Gigabit Ethernet
Total Number of USB Ports
3
Memory Standard
DDR2-800/PC2-6400
Height
38.2 mm
Width
317 mm
Depth
230.6 mm
Screen Mode
WXGA
Memory Technology
DDR2 SDRAM
Product Series
U500
Manufacturer
Toshiba
Product Model
U500-12C
Product Name
Satellite U500-12C Notebook
Pointing Device Type
TouchPad
Product Line
Satellite
Aspect Ratio
16:10
Manufacturer Part Number
PSU82E-00G008EN
Manufacturer Website Address
http://www.toshiba.co.uk
Marketing Information

Designed for great everyday performance, Satellite range products are affordable but serve up the power, features and portability that even the most demanding home users require. You can buy Satellite products through an extensive network of high street and online retailers.

Maximum Memory
8 GB
Battery Chemistry
Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)
Package Contents
  • Satellite U500-12C Notebook
  • Lithium Ion Battery
  • AC Adapter
Limited Warranty
1 Year
Bus Speed
800 MHz
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