Most manufacturers offer several laptops which provide the basics necessary to accomplish daily computing tasks without over spending on advanced features.
The popular Toshiba Satellite A205 is one of the Toshiba laptops under 300 dollars which shows up in our large selection of bargains on occasion. These models are good quality, affordable and designed for everyday use.
The screen size is the typical 15.4 inch widescreen and it uses the TruBrite display technology which provides a very high quality display picture. This is a perfect laptop for everyday basic computing tasks including multitasking as well as multimedia tasks like watching DVD movies and listening to music on this laptop. This is a good looking discount laptop which is well designed and sturdy as it is housed in a metallic case. There are several media access controls which enhance the convenience of using the various multimedia features which this laptop has to offer.
Designed around the T2330 Intel Pentium Dual Core processor with a clock speed of 1.6GHz the Toshiba Satellite A205 provides reliability and responsiveness. This laptop model typically comes with at least a 120GB hard drive with Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic installed as the operating system.
When we reviewed this model the laptop had the maximum amount of system memory installed being 2GB of PC2-5300. We found that the laptop remained very responsive in all basic tests. This is not a super high end model designed to do advanced video editing but then again those laptops are up to ten times more expensive than this model. Basically this is a responsive laptop perfect for those who are looking for an affordable way to surf the web, use email and chat, run office productivity applications and run a variety of programs including games. If these are the tasks which you will need a laptop computer for then the Toshiba Satellite A205 is a good choice.
Additional features found on the Toshiba Satellite A205 include:
- DVD burner
- CD burner
- TruBrite TFT active matrix LCD screen
- 1280 x 800 resolution
- USB 2.0 ports
- Integrated modem
- VGA video port
- Intel Wireless Wi-Fi
There are many portable computer makes and models which will perform everyday computing functions like these Toshiba laptops. Many of the laptops under 300 dollars in our selection will have slight variations of the features which this model has to offer. The key is to make sure that you get the features which you know you will be using. Many times customers will buy more laptop than they really need. This is OK but if you don’t need the additional features then you can save some money by not paying for the features which you will not use in most instances.