Toshiba Satellite A300-177 reviews and prices: 15.4" Laptop computer

15 customer reviews

+ This laptop scores high on design. - It scores poorly on size and weight.

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8.7 out of 10 based on 15 reviews.
Toshiba Satellite A300-177 with Intel Core 2 Duo T5550 1.83 GHz Dual Core Processor, 2GB of Memory and 200GB Storage on Windows Vista Home Premium. DVD drive See full product description
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H, Liverpool spend most of the

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Good value for money, nice design, and very good performance.
Bad points:
hard to keep clean, a bit heavier than expected
Overall rating 9.0
Battery life 8.0
Design 9.0
Size and weight 8.0
Performance 9.0
Value for money 9.0
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Confirmed purchase: 22 May 2009

John , Stockport

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Great design. Looks very good. Stylish.
Bad points:
Lowish battery life
Overall rating 9.0
Battery life 6.0
Design 10.0
Size and weight 8.0
Performance 8.0
Value for money 9.0
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Confirmed purchase: 22 Aug 2008

Confirmed purchaser

Score 7.0/10
Good points:
good balance of design & performance versus cost.
Bad points:
screen size means its not small
Overall rating 7.0
Battery life 6.0
Design 8.0
Size and weight 4.0
Performance 6.0
Value for money 7.0
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Confirmed purchase: 17 Aug 2008

Irshaad, Bradford I Love This Laptop

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
Itz an awesome laptop the design omg is jus fantastic the performance jus great wiked if i cud id rate the laptop 100/100
Bad points:
NONE the laptop is jus too good to have anything wrong with it
Overall rating 10.0
Battery life 10.0
Design 10.0
Size and weight 10.0
Performance 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 06 Sep 2008

Humza , Leeds

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
This laptop is excellent value for money. The hard drive is substantial, the Ram is perfect for everyday tasks.I didn't know that this laptop features a webcam too. The sound quality delivered by the speakers is excellent.
Bad points:
The battery life is poor. I need to make sure that I am always next to an AC.
Overall rating 8.0
Battery life 6.0
Design 8.0
Size and weight 6.0
Performance 9.0
Value for money 9.0
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Confirmed purchase: 03 Aug 2008

Product Features

Screen size (Inches) 15.4
Screen Resolution (pixels) 1280 x 720 (WXGA)
Operating system Windows Vista Home Premium
RAM (Gigabytes) 2
Hard disk capacity (Gigabytes) 200
Number of cores Dual
Processor brand Intel
Processor series Core 2 Duo
Processor number T5550
Processor speed (Gigahertz) 1.83
Number of USB ports 4
Connections Wireless
Connections Firewire
Built-in disc drive CD-ROM drive
Built-in disc drive DVD drive
Card reader Multi Card Reader
Weight (kg) 2.72
Graphics card brand Intel
Graphics card model number GMA X3100
Type of hard drive Hard Disk Drive
Chipset brand Intel
Chipset series 965GM
Remote control No
Aspect ratio 16:10
Width in cm 36.2
Depth in cm 26.7
Release date 2008-04-25
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Manufacturer's Description

A Striking New Design
Along with some of the newest advancements in mobile technology, we’ve given these Satellite® laptops a whole new look too, including a brilliant high–gloss Fusion™ finish, attractive Horizon design pattern, sleek flush–mounted touchpad and feather–touch controls. You’re definitely styling!

harman/kardon® Stereo Speakers
Get ready to wrap yourself in a luxurious blanket of sound, with fatter bass tones and crisper, more penetrating highs. If you love your music, immerse yourself in gaming action, and really get into good movie, these speakers are for you.

500GB of Storage
(dual 250GB drives)
Half a terabyte! That’s an enormous amount of storage—for today and tomorrow! More than ample for holding all your personal and work–related files, home videos, movies, photos, et cetera. Now you can leave more discs at home.

USB Sleep-and–Charge & eSATA Ports
If a smart phone, MP3 player or other portable electronics are part of your life you’re in luck with this Satellite® laptop. It comes with four USB Sleep-and-Charge ports to power-up your gadgets, even when the machine is asleep. Some models even offer eSATA ports for faster transfer speed when using an external hard drive.

Face Recognition Webcam and Microphone
Your face and voice add a whole new dimension to real–time communications. So stay in touch with friends, family and co–workers. Collaborate with colleagues. Just say no to extra hardware and wires. Plus, take advantage of our face recognition software to conveniently access your laptop.

FM Tuner
Now you’ll never miss your favorite talk or music shows no matter where you are―especially from radio stations that don’t stream over the Internet. Introducing laptop radio. We wonder why no one thought of this before.

Toshiba Primary Extended Capacity Battery Pack
Don’t get stuck on a long plane flight or other out-of-the-way place without the added power to enjoy all the features of your Satellite® laptop. Keep one of these with you at all times.

Toshiba Keyboard Protector
You’ll be keeping your notebook busy for sure. So help guard its full–size keyboard and electronics against dirt, debris and spills. Dampen typing noise at the same time.

Toshiba 5-Pocket Ballistic Nylon Carrying Case
Treat your new Satellite® A300/A300D laptop like part of the family by giving it some handsome protection. And give yourself plenty of room to carry all the other things you need.

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