Summary: Pixel machine. Outsider - trailblazer? While the competition is equipping their high-definition luxury-range with Nvidia GPUs, the Japanese manufacturer relies on AMD's Radeon R9. Will the combination of a 4K screen, fast computing cores, build, and ergonomics result in a round bundle that deserves our purchase recommendation?
Pros: High-color 4K screen, High-quality chassis, High-feedback keyboard, Good touchpad, Low noise during normal use, Feasible sound, High computing power, Relatively swift SSHD, Toshiba can justly take pride on screen competence here. The awesome resolution is one thing, but the colors could not be more beautiful. The 4K screen outshines all comparison devices from the same price range especially with its very good color accuracy.
Cons: Not gaming suitable in FHD / 4K, Short battery life, Complicated maintenance / upgrade, No SSD, Throttled brightness in battery mode, Runtimes like we know from other high-performance machines. Toshiba should have combined an mSATA or M.2 SSD with an HDD for this price.
Excerpt: It may not be the sexiest laptop around, but if you want to carry around the sharpest screen, then Toshiba’s latest Satellite P50t is one machine worth checking out for its attractive 4K display.
Summary: Toshiba Satellite P50t-B-10T Notebook is a high quality 15-inch laptop that is all-rounder in functionality, performance, and display with the only drawback experienced during the maintenance practice. The storage capacity of the device is appropriate and the processor and GPU does a good job to achieve the general functionality of the device.
Conclusion: That said, as long as the content drought continues, it's hard to write off the MacBook Pro With Retina Display in favor of the Satellite: The Apple gives you a Thunderbolt port, better scaling of on-screen elements, and triple the battery life. Unless you're a 4K content creator, we think the Mac is worth the extra $200.
Pros: Glorious 3,840x2,160 touch screen, Comfortable backlit keyboard, Four USB 3.0 ports
Cons: Poor battery life, No SSD option available, No Thunderbolt port, Windows can't match OS X's scaling on super-high-res displays
Summary: It's nice to see Toshiba breaking new ground in the laptop world again. As the first notebook with a 4K display, the $1,799 Satellite P50T delivers arresting detail along with vivid hues. Color temperature settings and the inclusion of Adobe Photoshop Lightroom will be a boon for creative professionals. The P50T matches that eye-popping screen with plenty of power by combining a Core i7 processor with an AMD GPU.
Excerpt: Laptops these days tend to be built to fit into a certain category. Most of which are judged based on the performance. The Toshiba Satellite P50T is one laptop that can quite possibly fit into two. It functions well for day to day usage and looks good enough to be brought into a boardroom meeting but it also has the hardware to qualify it for the gaming arena. Gaming laptops are generally considered to be stereotypically two things : Heavy and geek chic.
Pros: Great design; impressive hardware; touchscreen; keyboard
Summary: Toshiba isn’t usually associated with making high performance gaming notebooks. They don’t make bad notebooks, it might just be that none of them are particularly shiny. Maybe the Satellite P50t can change that. It’s definitely shiny, with all that aluminium. Taking pictures wasn’t easy either. Keep reading to find out if it’s worth your time. Design There may not be a point in complaining about a high performance notebook being heavy.
Toshiba Satellite P50t-BST2N01: The first laptop to boast a 4K display
22 May 2014
Excerpt: Toshiba's Satellite P50t boasts two important firsts: It's the first laptop to feature a 4K display, and it's the first to be Technicolor Color Certified. You likely have at least a passing familiarity with 4K video, but I would argue that the latter claim to fame--which you might never have heard of--deserves more praise. It's easy to go gaga over the Satellite P50t's display, which boasts a resolution of 3840x2160 pixels.