Pros

  • Very affordable
  • Full-size keyboard

Cons

  • Frustrating volume control
  • Slightly stiff mouse buttons

At A Glance

Inexpensive laptop could be a good second PC for the home. It has an ineffective volume wheel, though.

Manufacturer’s Description

The Satellite A215-S4757 Notebook empowers a rich multimedia experience in a sleek, compact form. The AMD Turion 64 X2 dual-core mobile technology, expanded memory and plenty of storage meets mobility demands while balancing battery life.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number PSAEGU-01100U
Battery Information
Battery Chemistry Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity 4000 mAh
Interfaces/Ports
FireWire/i.LINK Yes
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 15.40 "
Aspect Ratio 16:10
Screen Mode WXGA
Screen Resolution 1280 x 800
Graphics Controller Manufacturer ATI
Graphics Memory Technology DDR2 SDRAM
Storage
Storage Size 250 GB
Hard Drive RPM 4200
Optical Drive Type DVD-Writer
General Information
Manufacturer Toshiba
Manufacturer Part Number PSAEGU-01100U
UPC Code 032017910935
Brand Name Toshiba
Product Name Satellite A215-S4757 Notebook
Marketing Information

The Satellite A215-S4757 Notebook empowers a rich multimedia experience in a sleek, compact form. The AMD Turion 64 X2 dual-core mobile technology, expanded memory and plenty of storage meets mobility demands while balancing battery life.

Product Model A215-S4757
Product Type Notebook
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.toshiba.com
Product Line Satellite
Product Series A215
Memory
Memory Card Supported Memory Stick, xD-Picture Card
Standard Memory 2 GB
Maximum Memory 4 GB
Memory Technology DDR2 SDRAM
Number of Total Memory Slots 2
Memory Card Reader Yes
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • Satellite A215-S4757 Notebook
  • Lithium Ion Battery
  • AC Adapter
  • Additional Information

    Cache Memory Detail:

  • 2 x 512 KB

    Notebook Height:

  • 1.32 /1.55 inch

    Built In Devices:

  • Webcam
  • Microphone
  • Network & Communication
    Wireless LAN Yes
    Wireless LAN Standard IEEE 802.11b/g
    Ethernet Technology Fast Ethernet
    Physical Characteristics
    Width 14.3"
    Depth 10.6"
    Color Onyx Blue Metallic
    Built-in Devices
    Webcam Yes
    Microphone Yes
    Processor & Chipset
    Processor Manufacturer AMD
    Processor Type Turion 64 X2
    Processor Model TL-56
    Processor Speed 1.80 GHz
    Cache 1 MB
    Bus Speed 1600 MHz
    Chipset Manufacturer AMD
    Chipset Model M690V
    I/O Expansions
    Expansion Slot Type ExpressCard/54

    Performance

    Overall Performance
    WorldBench 6 Score 60.0
    WorldBench 6 Rating Good
    Battery
    Battery Life 2:23:12 AM   (hh:mm)
    Office Productivity
    Web Browsing 450.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Office Suite Use 458.0   seconds (lower is better)
    File Compression 546.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Content Creation
    Image Editing 830.0   seconds (lower is better)
    GPU Graphics Rendering 612.0   seconds (lower is better)
    CPU Graphics Rendering 1036.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Video Encoding 367.0   seconds (lower is better)
    DVD Burning 910.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Video Editing 313.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Gaming
    Far Cry, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 24.37   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Doom 3, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 12.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Performance
    World Bench 5 Multitasking 558.0
    Number of Included Batteries 1.0