Pros

  • Nice keyboard, built-in DVD burner
  • Good hardware specs at a reasonable price

Cons

  • A lot of bloatware that runs by default
  • Mediocre performance and battery life

At A Glance

Toshiba's take on a budget all-purpose notebook delivers a good selection of hardware, but lackluster performance and battery life.

Manufacturer’s Description

Toshiba believes it's never too early to stir kids' minds through exciting,innovative technology. So give them the computer they want, with the peace of mind you want, by bringing home our Satellite L635 Laptop for Kids, a PC tailor-made for young family members, and parents who want greater control over what their children see,do and enjoy.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number PSK00U-0CY02X
Battery Information
Battery Chemistry Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)
Maximum Battery Run Time 3.40 Hour
Interfaces/Ports
HDMI Yes
Total Number of USB Ports 3
Number of USB 2.0 Ports 3
VGA Yes
eSATA/USB Combo Yes
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 13.30 "
Display Screen Type Active Matrix TFT Color LCD
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Screen Mode WXGA
Screen Resolution 1366 x 768
Backlight Technology LED
Graphics Controller Manufacturer Intel
Graphics Controller Model Graphics Media Accelerator HD
Graphics Memory Capacity Up to 1.65 GB
Graphics Memory Technology DDR3 SDRAM
Graphics Memory Accessibility Shared
Storage
Storage Size 640 GB
Hard Drive Interface Serial ATA
Hard Drive RPM 5400
Optical Drive Type DVD-Writer
General Information
Manufacturer Toshiba
UPC Code 883974681747
Manufacturer Part Number PSK00U-0CY02X
Brand Name Toshiba
Product Name Satellite L635-S3104 Notebook
Marketing Information

Toshiba believes it's never too early to stir kids' minds through exciting,innovative technology. So give them the computer they want, with the peace of mind you want, by bringing home our Satellite L635 Laptop for Kids, a PC tailor-made for young family members, and parents who want greater control over what their children see,do and enjoy.

Product Model L635-S3104
Product Type Notebook
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.toshiba.com
Product Line Satellite
Product Series L635
Memory
Memory Card Supported Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO, microSD Card, miniSD Card, Secure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC)
Standard Memory 4 GB
Maximum Memory 8 GB
Memory Technology DDR3 SDRAM
Memory Standard DDR3-1066/PC3-8500
Number of Total Memory Slots 2
Memory Card Reader Yes
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • Satellite L635-S3104 Notebook
  • Lithium Ion Battery
  • AC Adapter
  • Network & Communication
    Wireless LAN Yes
    Wireless LAN Standard IEEE 802.11n
    Ethernet Technology Gigabit Ethernet
    Bluetooth Yes
    Bluetooth Standard Bluetooth 2.1
    Physical Characteristics
    Height 1.5"
    Width 13.0"
    Depth 8.7"
    Weight (Approximate) 76.8 oz
    Color Helios Gray
    Built-in Devices
    Webcam Yes
    Microphone Yes
    Processor & Chipset
    Processor Manufacturer Intel
    Processor Type Core i5
    Processor Model i5-480M
    Processor Speed 2.66 GHz
    Processor Core Dual-core (2 Core)
    Cache 3 MB
    Chipset Manufacturer Intel
    Chipset Model HM55 Express
    Software
    Operating System Windows 7 Home Premium
    Operating System Architecture 64-bit
    Input Devices
    Pointing Device Type TouchPad

    Performance

    Overall Performance
    WorldBench 6 Score 111.0
    Battery
    Battery Life 4:06   (hh:mm)
    Office Productivity
    Web Browsing 256.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Office Suite Use 345.0   seconds (lower is better)
    File Compression 190.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Content Creation
    Image Editing 382.0   seconds (lower is better)
    GPU Graphics Rendering 386.0   seconds (lower is better)
    CPU Graphics Rendering 411.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Video Encoding 201.0   seconds (lower is better)
    DVD Burning 334.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Video Editing 184.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Gaming
    Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 800 by 600 24.71   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 1024 by 768 18.59   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 800 by 600 20.24   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 1024 by 768 15.15   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Far Cry 2, Low Quality, 800x600 14.0   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Far Cry 2, Low Quality, 1024x768 11.4   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Dirt 2, Low Quality, 800x600 19.4   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Dirt 2, Low Quality, 1024x768 16.3   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Power Usage
    Idle power usage 11.1   Watts
    Sleep power usage 0.8   Watt hours
    Off power usage 0.0   Watt hours
    Multitasking
    World Bench 6 Multitasking 304.0