Pros

  • Lots of storage
  • Interesting case design

Cons

  • Poor battery life

At A Glance

Though hampered by poor battery life, the A205-S4639 offers pretty good performance and great sound.

Manufacturer’s Description

The Satellite A205-S4639 Notebook is optimized for everyday use, with 15.4" diagonal widescreen TruBrite display, is loaded with a PC wish list of features. Intel's latest mobile technology offers efficient use of power and speed for multitasking and multimedia. Redesigned for looks and convenience.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number PSAFCU-00F009
Battery Information
Battery Chemistry Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity 4000 mAh
Interfaces/Ports
FireWire/i.LINK Yes
S-Video Yes
Total Number of USB Ports 4
Number of USB 2.0 Ports 4
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 15.40 "
Display Screen Type Active Matrix TFT Color LCD
Aspect Ratio 16:10
Screen Mode WXGA
Screen Resolution 1280 x 800
Graphics Controller Manufacturer NVIDIA
Graphics Controller Model GeForce Go7300
Graphics Memory Capacity Up to 128 MB
Graphics Memory Technology DDR2 SDRAM
Storage
Storage Size 280 GB
Hard Drive Interface Serial ATA
Hard Drive RPM 5400
Optical Drive Type DVD-Writer
General Information
Manufacturer Toshiba
UPC Code 032017833074
Manufacturer Part Number PSAFCU-00F009
Brand Name Toshiba
Product Name Satellite A205-S4639 Notebook
Marketing Information

The Satellite A205-S4639 Notebook is optimized for everyday use, with 15.4" diagonal widescreen TruBrite display, is loaded with a PC wish list of features. Intel's latest mobile technology offers efficient use of power and speed for multitasking and multimedia. Redesigned for looks and convenience.

Product Model A205-S4639
Product Type Notebook
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.toshiba.com
Product Line Satellite
Product Series A205
Memory
Memory Card Supported Memory Stick, Secure Digital (SD) Card, Memory Stick PRO, MultiMediaCard (MMC), xD-Picture Card
Standard Memory 2 GB
Maximum Memory 4 GB
Memory Technology DDR2 SDRAM
Memory Standard DDR2-667/PC2-5300
Number of Total Memory Slots 2
Memory Card Reader Yes
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • Satellite A205-S4639 Notebook
  • Lithium-Ion Battery
  • AC Adapter
  • Additional Information

    Built in Devices:

  • Microphone
  • Webcam
  • Network & Communication
    Wireless LAN Yes
    Wireless LAN Manufacturer Intel
    Wireless LAN Model Wireless WiFi Link 4965AGN
    Wireless LAN Standard IEEE 802.11n
    Ethernet Technology Fast Ethernet
    Physical Characteristics
    Height 1.6"
    Width 14.3"
    Depth 10.5"
    Color Onyx Blue Metallic
    Built-in Devices
    Webcam Yes
    Microphone Yes
    Processor & Chipset
    Processor Manufacturer Intel
    Processor Type Core 2 Duo
    Processor Model T5300
    Processor Speed 1.73 GHz
    Cache 2 MB
    Bus Speed 533 MHz
    Chipset Manufacturer Intel
    Chipset Model 945PM Express
    Software
    Operating System Windows Vista Ultimate
    Input Devices
    Pointing Device Type TouchPad
    I/O Expansions
    Expansion Slot Type ExpressCard/54, SDIO, PC Card Type II

    Performance

    Overall Performance
    WorldBench 6 Score 67.0
    WorldBench 6 Rating Very Good
    Battery
    Battery Life 2:28:33 AM   (hh:mm)
    Office Productivity
    Web Browsing 398.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Office Suite Use 418.0   seconds (lower is better)
    File Compression 418.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Content Creation
    Image Editing 703.0   seconds (lower is better)
    GPU Graphics Rendering 532.0   seconds (lower is better)
    CPU Graphics Rendering 941.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Video Encoding 322.0   seconds (lower is better)
    DVD Burning 929.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Video Editing 279.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Gaming
    Far Cry, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 41.46   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Doom 3, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 26.8   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Performance
    World Bench 5 Multitasking 495.0
    Number of Included Batteries 1.0