Toshiba Satellite L355 down to $348 in latest Walmart deal

Aug 13, 2009
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It doesn't exactly hold up to their last laptop deal - which saw a Compaq discounted to $298 - but if you fancy a 17-inch display and another big-brand name then Walmart's latest notebook promotion may tick your boxes.  Up for $348 is the Toshiba Satellite L355-S7915, a 2.2GHz Celeron 900 machine with 1,440 x 900 display, 3GB of RAM and a 250GB 5,400rpm hard-drive.

There's also a DVD burner, Intel GMA 4500M graphics, WiFi b/g and an ExpressCard 34/54 slot.  Ports include three USB 2.0, VGA, audio in/out and an old-fashioned modem, and OS is Windows Vista Home Basic with Microsoft Works pre-loaded.

The L355 will go on sale - in stores and online - from Sunday August 16th, and will be in limited supply so we wouldn't hang around if you're interested.  Needless to say, if you've considered a netbook because of its cost-effectiveness, but lamented the smaller display, this Toshiba delivers plenty more performance and usability for the price.  Don't just take our word for it, either; Laptop Mag have reviewed the L355 and found that a relatively compact hard-drive, missing webcam and HDMI port aside, it's a surprisingly strong performer.


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