Toshiba Satellite U845-S406 Ultrabook: Review and Specs

Toshiba Satellite U845-S406 is an ultrabook laptop with larger than average 14-inch screen that gives you a mobile lifestyle like performance. With 1.7GHz Intel Core i5-3317U processor the performance is great for day to day computing, video streaming and graphics editing.

Toshiba Satellite U845-S406 Ultrabook
Toshiba Satellite U845-S406 Ultrabook (Source:Toshiba)

Configuration of U845-S406 is Intel Core i5 processor, 6GB of RAM, and a 500GB hard drive with 32GB SSD cache. The dual-core processor allow you to do multitasking, running multiple applications without degrading the performance. It has a backlit keyboard which allows you to work late in the night and also it is spill resistant which gives protection from spilling water/ coffee on the keyboard. The unique magnesium alloy casework adds durability.

Toshiba Satellite U845-S406 Ports:

The Toshiba U845-S406 ultrabook has all the basic ports like HDMI, USB (3 ports), SD Card and Ethernet. It also has a built-in webcam which has a feature of face recognition and provides fingerprint reader. The face recognition feature will scan your face and will use it as a password to allow you to login to your computer. The ultrabook design looks very sleek having a great finish that makes fingerprints also unnoticeable. Toshiba has also provided battery with a good life. The wide screen is excellent while working with spreadsheets.

Toshiba Satellite U845-S406 Ultrabook
Toshiba Satellite U845-S406 Ultrabook

The weight is just 3.9 pounds which is comparable with other ultrabook having similar configuration.

Toshiba Satellite ultrabook U845-S406 Specs:

Processor: 1.7GHz Intel Core i5-3317U

Memory: 6GB DDR3
Storage: 500GB

Screen Resolution: 1366 X 768 pixels

Graphics: Intel HD 4000

Screen size: 14 inches

Ports: HDMI, USB (3 port), Ethernet, SD Card

Dimensions: 13.5 X 9.1 inches

Thickness: 0.8 inch

Weight: 3.9 pounds

Operating System: Windows 7 Home Premium

Battery Life: 7.88 hrs

Overall the Toshiba U845-S406 ultrabook very attractive, a very clean model. The approximate cost is $800 slightly higher than other ultrabook with similar configurations. The ultrabook is not the fastest, nor does it have the most advanced features. But it’s great if you need an ultrabook with above features and you don’t have the hefty budget. Backlighting is a great feature that many ultrabooks miss, makes it a plus for this one. With extensive security features and the interior design Toshiba Satellite U845-S406 ultrabook laptop looks a good buy for its price.

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