Toshiba Satellite U50T Touch Laptop WAS £699 @ Argos - HotUKDeals
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This seems like a pretty good deal on a more work like laptop or ultrabook. It generally seems to get ok reviews at the original price point of £700, so this could be useful to some of you.

Details and Spec
The Satellite U50t is a thin, light Ultrabook with a large 15.6" HD display so you can enjoy more intense colours and incredible detail on an edge-to-edge touchscreen that brings out the best of Windows 8. Weighing as little as 2.4kg and just 21.3mm thin, the U50t features a stylish, silver-brushed aluminium chassis with hair line finish.

Features a host of full-size ports for convenient connectivity anywhere, so you have everything you need to sync, share and view. Plus, you get the added richness of high-quality stereo speakers tuned by DTS Studio Sound audio enhancement for clearly defined, optimum sound, even at higher volumes.

CPU, Memory and Operating System:

Intel® Core i5 4200U dual coredual core processor.
1.6GHz processor speed.
6GB RAM.
750GB SATA hard drive.
Microsoft Windows 8.

Display features:

15.6 inch screen.
High definition display.
Resolution 1366 x 768 pixels.

Graphics:

Intel.
Shared graphics card.

Interfaces and connectivity:

2-in-1 media card reader.
Secure Digital (SD), Multi-Media Card (MMC) compatible.
1 USB 2.0 port.
2 USB 3.0 ports.
1 Ethernet port.
1 HDMI port.
Bluetooth.
Wi-Fi enabled.

Multimedia features:

Built-in webcam.
Built-in mic.
DTS sound system.

Software included: Microsoft Home and Office (trial) and Anti-virus and Security software (trial).

General features:

Up to 7 hours battery life.
Size H2.13, W37.75, D24.95cm.
Weight 2.4kg.
EAN: 4051528101607.
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7 Likes #1
A fair price for an I5 Laptop ,no more no less . I'd love to know what justifies the original £700 price tag . I await to be enlightened .
#2
Excellent connectivity and battery life, stylish, well built.
#3
Gets a good review except the glossy screen. Worth it for £400, probably the best around at that price.
#4
cambria
Excellent connectivity and battery life, stylish, well built.

Your corrrect at that

"Intel® Core i5 4200U dual coredual core processor.
1.6GHz processor speed"

Edited By: eiamhere69 on Jul 28, 2014 21:37
#5
any stock anywhere?
#6
Can someone confirm if this has a DVD drive please? I think from Amazon description it does but want to double check before buying. Thanks for the post.
#7
Can someone confirm if this has a DVD drive please. Amazon description seems to say it does.
#8
does not have a optical drive
#9
Ultra book -but no ssd or hybrid hard drive ? Touchscreen on a laptop waste of money and will do your back in if used on a coffee table (_;)

Edited By: rogparki on Jul 29, 2014 10:33
#10
rogparki
A fair price for an I5 Laptop ,no more no less . I'd love to know what justifies the original £700 price tag . I await to be enlightened .
I agree, they probably advertised it at that price for 5 minutes or whatever the minimum period they must by law!
#11
Snubbs
any stock anywhere?

It's an online exclusive.
#12
Would say this one is better bang for buck http://www.hotukdeals.com/deals/medion-akoya-17-3-laptop-e7227-i3-4th-gen-500gb-8gb-hybrid-hard-drive-8gb-ram-399-1963682#post22412246 . Only an I3 against an I5 , but 17" screen ,DVD rewriter and most importantly a Hybrid Hard drive giving much faster use .
#13
This product claims to be an 'Ultrabook' and weighs 2.4 Kilograms?? Isn't that a bit bulky?

Almost any ASUS laptop of 15.6 inch does not weigh more than 2.2 Kilograms.
#14
Ultrabook with no SSD and onboard graphics?
#15
Mental RRP. Ok deal at this price. Actually changed my mind, it's not ok, can't find this a good deal, so it's cold
#16
That hand is TINY!

crabby
1 Like #17
CPU is underwhelming, no optical drive, no dedicated graphics, no SSD...

£400 is... OK, but not a great deal imo, probably about what the RRP should be.

You can get a significantly better spec machine from Dell Outlet with 1yr warranty if you're OK with an Outlet machine.
#18
I really can't see the point of the touchscreen if it doesn't detach, it's the best price around for this model so that's good but as an overall deal I couldn't recommend it
#19
Would rather buy a refurbished P750 i7 than this for the price
#20
shoe*gal
Snubbs
any stock anywhere?

It's an online exclusive.

Thanks - now appears to be OOS for home delivery for Sheffield & Buxton. Not sure if they have region specific warehouses, or if thats OOH across the UK?
#21
Whats the point of a touch screen on a laptop ?
#22
On Windows 8 you can touch the Metro icons. Not sure this offer should still be active, seems to be unavailable now.
#23
The deal appears to be finished. Every time I go through it says it's back to £700!
#24
This offer has now ended.. i managed to get one
#25
rogparki
Ultra book -but no ssd or hybrid hard drive ? Touchscreen on a laptop waste of money and will do your back in if used on a coffee table (_;)

It is not an ultrabook - at 15 inches it is too big to be an ultrabook, too heavy and has no SSD - size, weight and SSDs are requirements for a PC to be called an ultrabook.

You aren't going to be lugging this in Starbucks or Weatherspoons to do a bit of work nor are you, as airlines are making it harder and harder to take laptops on-board above 13 inches, going to be sat on a plane using this.

It is a good home use laptop for the price - which is about right - but the original £700 price, as others have noted, was just ludicrous. Who do they think they are - Dell!? ROFLOL

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