Excerpt: The Toshiba A505D is one of the recent notebooks to be a part of the AMD VISION program which attempts to simplify notebook shopping by providing 3 categories of computers broken down by what they can do. The Toshiba A505 is an entertainment notebook in the VISION Premium category and is rated for light gaming, video editing and conversion, HD movie watching as well as standard computer tasks like surfing and emailing.
Summary: If you're looking for a big-screen notebook with style and great sound, the Toshiba Satellite A505 fills the bill nicely. However, if you don't care about chrome accents, touch-sensitive buttons, or HDMI output, the Satellite L505-GS5035 costs $70 less and offers practically the same performance. If gaming is more of a priority, the Acer 5740G (6979) has a powerful ATI Radeon GPU and costs $20 less, but you lose about half an hour of battery life.
Excerpt: The display supports HDMI, so you can plug this device on to your panels and enjoy movies on a big screen. The display is 16 inch offers a native resolution 1366X768 which is good enough and gives you plenty of room to work on the screen. The resolutions let you tile 2 word documents along each other and work comfortably with them. Videos look great on this monitor and are well complimented by the good speakers.
Excerpt: This Toshiba product is aimed at people who need a laptop to work or students for college projects. But this laptop doesn’t have juice for high end games or high end graphics applications. Good for music also. Great sound, Superb battery life. Heavy, No Bluetooth, Glossy Keyboard. Power cables, Softwares.