January 13th 2014 9:15 am

Critic reviews

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  • Design and form factor
    6.0
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    4.0
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    6.0
  • Durability
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    8.0
  • Noise
    4.0
  • Portability (size / weight)
    6.0

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6.0
Ars Technica May 31, 2014

... if you're itching for the 4K computer plunge, a nice monitor for your existing, high-end computer is still a superior option to the P50t's rough edges.

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Engadget Jan 9, 2014

Other than that lack of optimized apps -- a problem for every high-res notebook -- the screen is quite nice, with good color reproduction and decent viewing angles.

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PC Mag Apr 15, 2014

The gorgeous panel is touch-enabled, and edge-to-edge glass make it easy to tap and swipe through Windows 8, though you may need to wipe off the glass every now and then, since smudges are even more noticeable on the Ultra HD display.

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CNET Apr 15, 2014

In our brief hands-on time with the new P55T, the screen looked amazing, especially when playing back 4K video content.

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TrustedReviews Mar 19, 2014

My overriding feeling for the Toshiba Satellite P50t is cautious optimism. The screen looks very promising and the design is nice without being spectacular. If the price is right then Toshiba could be onto a winner, but the price will be key.

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Digital Trends Apr 8, 2014

The proliferation of 1080p has raised the bar on quality, but the P55t easily hurtles it into the stratosphere. Pixels are virtually indistinguishable at any reasonable viewing distance, the backlight is bright, and colors are rendered with a vibrancy few laptops can match.

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Expert Reviews Mar 19, 2014

With its powerful hardware, superior graphics capabilities and beautiful screen, the P50t has premium laptop written all over it. The only question remaining is whether the 4K screen will be the P50t's Achilles heel when it launches in the coming months.

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