Pros

  • Excellent keyboard and function buttons
  • Good battery life

Cons

  • Bulky battery sticks out from main body

At A Glance

A solid choice for general computing and entertainment if you don’t need the slimmest (or lightest) travel mate.

Manufacturer’s Description

Make home movies, watch blockbuster flicks. Update your favourite social media sites, keep up your blog. You can also tackle the family budget. Catch up on work. Build photo albums and playlists. Game away. Or get a great education. You can do it all in style with Satellite U505-S2940 Notebook.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number PSU52U-007005
Battery Information
Battery Chemistry Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity 8500 mAh
Maximum Battery Run Time 7.91 Hour
Interfaces/Ports
HDMI Yes
Total Number of USB Ports 2
Number of USB 2.0 Ports 2
eSATA/USB Combo Yes
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 13.30 "
Display Screen Type Active Matrix TFT Color LCD
Aspect Ratio 16:10
Screen Mode WXGA
Screen Resolution 1280 x 800
Graphics Controller Manufacturer Intel
Graphics Controller Model GMA 4500MHD
Graphics Memory Capacity Up to 1.71 GB
Graphics Memory Technology DDR2 SDRAM
Graphics Memory Accessibility Shared
Storage
Storage Size 400 GB
Hard Drive Interface Serial ATA
Hard Drive RPM 5400
Solid State Drive Capacity No
Optical Drive Type DVD-Writer
General Information
Manufacturer Toshiba
Manufacturer Part Number PSU52U-007005
UPC Code 883974252671
Brand Name Toshiba
Product Name Satellite U505-S2940 Notebook
Marketing Information

Make home movies, watch blockbuster flicks. Update your favourite social media sites, keep up your blog. You can also tackle the family budget. Catch up on work. Build photo albums and playlists. Game away. Or get a great education. You can do it all in style with Satellite U505-S2940 Notebook.

Product Model U505-S2940
Product Type Notebook
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.toshiba.com
Product Line Satellite
Product Series U505
Memory
Memory Card Supported Memory Stick, xD-Picture Card, Memory Stick PRO, MultiMediaCard (MMC), Secure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC)
Standard Memory 4 GB
Maximum Memory 8 GB
Memory Technology DDR2 SDRAM
Memory Standard DDR2-800/PC2-6400
Number of Total Memory Slots 2
Memory Card Reader Yes
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • Satellite U505-S2940 Notebook
  • Lithium Ion Battery
  • AC Adapter
  • Network & Communication
    Wireless LAN Yes
    Wireless LAN Manufacturer Intel
    Wireless LAN Model Wi-Fi Link 5100
    Wireless LAN Standard IEEE 802.11n
    Ethernet Technology Gigabit Ethernet
    Physical Characteristics
    Height 1.5"
    Width 12.5"
    Depth 9.1"
    Color Luxe Brown
    Built-in Devices
    Webcam Yes
    Microphone Yes
    Processor & Chipset
    Processor Manufacturer Intel
    Processor Type Core 2 Duo
    Processor Model P7350
    Processor Speed 2 GHz
    Processor Core Dual-core (2 Core)
    Cache 3 MB
    Bus Speed 1066 MHz
    Chipset Manufacturer Intel
    Chipset Model GM45 Express
    Software
    Operating System Windows Vista Home Premium with SP1
    Operating System Architecture 64-bit
    Input Devices
    Pointing Device Type TouchPad
    I/O Expansions
    Expansion Slot Type ExpressCard/54

    Performance

    Overall Performance
    WorldBench 6 Score 80.0
    WorldBench 6 Rating Good
    Battery
    Battery Life 6:49:54 AM   (hh:mm)
    Office Productivity
    Web Browsing 319.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Office Suite Use 398.0   seconds (lower is better)
    File Compression 285.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Content Creation
    Image Editing 495.0   seconds (lower is better)
    GPU Graphics Rendering 569.0   seconds (lower is better)
    CPU Graphics Rendering 767.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Video Encoding 261.0   seconds (lower is better)
    DVD Burning 748.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Video Editing 238.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Gaming
    Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 800 by 600 9.82   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 1024 by 768 7.67   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 800 by 600 8.51   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 1024 by 768 7.03   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Enemy Territory: Quake Wars, Normal, 800 by 600 5.37   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Performance
    World Bench 5 Multitasking 414.0
    Number of Included Batteries 1.0