Toshiba NB550D

  • Toshiba NB550D
82
Based on 20 scores, 31 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    6
  • Good:
    13
  • Average:
    0
  • Bad:
    1

Pros:

  • Decent visual design; good overall performance; excellent graphics performance for a Netbook-style computer; reasonable battery life if eco mode is engaged; good speakers.

Cons:

  • Low battery life at maximum performance; memory allocation is low; Windows 7 32-bit further limits memory upgrades.

Expert reviews and ratings

By CNET UK on 90

The Toshiba NB550D isn't exactly beautiful, but its dual-core AMD processor delivers great performance for a netbook. Add in beefy speakers from Harman Kardon and a good keyboard, and you've got a well-rounded...

By Smarthouse on 80

Key Features: * 10.1in, 1,024 x 600 screen * AMD Fusion C50 CPU & HD6250 GPU * 250GB HDD * 1GB RAM * HDMI-outputStarting off with its design, it's identical to that of the NB520, which is a good thing. Unlike the smooth soft finish on...

By Trusted Reviews on 80

Like the NB520, Toshiba's NB550 is very attractive and well-built. Its AMD Fusion innards give it the ability to handle Full HD video on and off-line as well as providing an HDMI-output, strengths which put it a step above most budget netbooks....

By Expert Reviews on 80

We were very impressed with AMD Fusion, but apart from its impressive speakers the NB550D is a fairly unadventurous netbook....

By TechRadar on 90

Enthusiasm for netbooks may be waning with the rise of the tablet PC, but Toshiba has proved there's life in the old dog yet with the release of the NB550D – a smartly designed and eminently portable mini-laptop.For a machine so clearly geared...

By APC Magazine on 90

Toshiba has made something like a new standard with this little netbook. With the AMD C-50 processor driving the system and graphics, it´s setting a new level of performance and features at a very cheap price point.The key features of this model...

By PC Pro on 83

The first Brazos netbook excels at graphical tasks, and battery life is immense. If only it had arrived last year...

By CNET Asia on 85

Toshiba's AMD Fusion-powered Netbook delivers performance you wouldn't normally associate with Netbooks, but struggles due to low memory allocation....

By PC Authority on 83

The Toshiba NB550D is powered by AMD’s Fusion core and is a surprisingly quick entry into the tired netbook space...

By ZDNet Australia on 85

Toshiba's AMD Fusion-powered netbook delivers performance you wouldn't normally associate with netbooks, but struggles due to low memory...

By Pocket-lint on 80

You get the benefits of a netbook - portability, price, battery life - but most of the drawbacks too; if a netbook is what you're after, the AMD processor makes this a real competitorKey specs3.5mm jack, Ethernet, HDMI, SD, SDHC, USB, VGA, Wi-Fi,...

By NotebookCheck on 84

The Toshiba NB550D netbook is an interesting machine, and an exciting alternative to many of the recent Intel Atom N550 systems, not least because of its hardware in the form of the new AMD C-50 APU including the AMD Radeon HD 6250. Its office...

By Good Gear Guide on 75

The Toshiba NB550D netbook uses the AMD Fusion platform to supply good overall performance and better-than-usual multimedia features for a netbook. Its HDMI port allows users to connect it directly to a big-screen TV and its Harmon Kardon speakers...

International Review By Magnus.de on 80

Mit der Kombination aus AMD-CPU und Radeon-Grafik ist das NB550D für Netbook-Verhältnisse flott unterwegs. Probleme bereiten die schmalen...

International Review By Computer Bild on

Kleiner Dauerläufer: Das Toshiba NB550D-112 hat vielen Mitbewerbern vor allem seine Ausdauer voraus. Was das 10,1-Zoll-Netbook sonst noch Besonderes bietet, lesen Sie im Test von COMPUTER...

International Review By PC-Welt.de on

Im Netbook NB550D-11D von Toshiba steckt ein neuer AMD-Prozessor. Reicht das aus, um das 10-Zoll-Netbook zu einer Empfehlung zu machen? Der Test zeigt es. Mit dem NB550D-11D betreibt Toshiba Modellpflege: Das Netbook ist der Nachfolger des , das nicht...

International Review By PC for Alla on 80

Sedan AMD släppte C-30, C-50 och C-60-processorerna i våras har det inte hänt så mycket på netbook-fronten. Det är fortfarande den bästa plattformen att bygga minimal bärbar dator på och gör den...

International Review By Klikk on 83

Det skjer mye blant de mini-bærbare om dagen. Nå får Intel konkurranse fra AMD om å levere kraften til de minste PC-ene. Tidligere har vi tidligere testet den litt større og kraftigere HP Pavillion DM 1 . Vi har også...

International Review By Hardware.no on

Det har lenge vært Intel som har dominert markedet for minibærbare, og du kan fremdeles si at de har et godt fotfeste i den delen av maskinverdenen der lavt strømforbruk er viktig. Det er allikevel spennende å se AMD komme med...

International Review By 01Net on 60

Petit frère du mini NB520-10H, le NB550D-106 de Toshiba est un netbook 10,1 pouces plaisant mais cher par rapport aux modèles Asus EeePC 1015B ou encore l'Aspire One 522 d'Acer embarquant eux aussi la puce AMD Fusion C-50....