Powerful gaming laptop but not really ultrabook
Display and Outfit
The Asus Vivobook S551LB-CJ162H Ultrabook carries a 15.6-inch TFT Colour Slim LCD LED backlit display with a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. The touch display can be used for accessing apps, browsing the web and editing media by moving your fingers on the panel. It is wrapped in a stylish silver coloured outfit which has a thickness of 22.5mm and a weight of 2.4kg.
Processor and OS
Acting as the brains of the laptop is a 1.6GHz Intel Core i5 processor from the fourth generation and based on HM86 Express chipset. Assisting it is a standard 4GB DDR3 RAM which can be expanded up to 8GB via two unused DIMM slots. It boots 64 bit Windows 8 OS.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The Asus Vivobook S551LB-CJ162H Ultrabook carries a HD webcam and inbuilt microphone for video calling purposes. It boasts of a huge 750GB hard disk to account for your storage needs. The additional presence of 24GB SSD flash memory makes sure that you can start computing instantly.
The 2GB NVIDIA GeForce GT 740M graphics card allows you to play intensive games and movies without any lag. It also has a DVD Writer and ASUS SonicMaster Lite powered stereo speakers.
Battery and Connectivity
The Asus Vivobook S551LB-CJ162H Ultrabook is fuelled by a non-replaceable 3 cell Li-Po battery and can be connected via Gigabit Ethernet, WLAN, Bluetooth v4.0, one USB 3.0 slot, two USB 2.0 slots, digital media reader, VGA port and HDMI out.
The Asus Vivobook S551LB-CJ162H Ultrabook is an attractive gaming package thanks to the powerful processor and dedicated NVIDIA graphics card. The combination of HDD and SSD ensures quick performance as well. However, its dimensions and weight are far from that of an ultrabook.