Affordable laptop suitable for standard tasks
Display and Outfit
The ASUS F450CA-WX287P features a 14-inch HD LED backlit Glare Slim display which provides greater amount of brightness and moderately sharp visuals with a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. The simply designed grey coloured notebook measures 31.7mm around the waist and tips the scale at 2.1kg.
Configuration and OS
The ASUS F450CA-WX287P is equipped with a 1.8GHz Intel Core i3 third generation processor and based on HM76 Express chipset. Assisting the processor in executing multitasking is a 2GB DDR3 RAM which can be further expanded up to 8GB using the single DIMM slot. The preloaded Intel HD 4000 graphics unit takes care of intensive games and movies. It ships with 64 bit Windows 8.1 OS, the latest iteration of the platform.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The laptop has been spotted with a webcam above the display which comes handy for carrying out video calls. It meets the storage requirements of the user efficiently with a SATA hard disk of 500GB. The presence of SuperMulti DVD Drive with dual layer support allows you to transfer files through CDs and DVDs. Powered by ASUS SonicMaster technology, the stereo speakers provide rich multimedia experience.
Battery and Connectivity
Keeping the ASUS F450CA-WX287P juiced up for a decent period of time is a 4 cell Li-ion battery. The networking and connectivity features come in the form of one USB 3.0 slot, one USB 2.0 port, digital media reader, HDMI out, WLAN, Bluetooth v4.0, VGA port and Gigabit Ethernet.
Go for the ASUS F450CA-WX287P if you are looking for a laptop that is capable of handling standard computing tasks and comes at a decent price. The combination of latest Windows platform, standard Intel processor and 500GB hard disk make it a sound package. It lacks a standard RAM which has to be accepted for this price.