A Transformer book with dual layer optical drive
Design and Display
The 15.6-inch Asus Transformer book TP550LD-BH71T-CB laptop quirks with touchscreen HD LED backlight glare display with a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. The machine can be flipped up to 360 degrees to be used in different modes. It weighs 2.6kgs. The input units are chiclet keyboard and multi-touch gesture touchpad.
Platform and Hardware
The ASUS Transformer book Ultrabook is engineered with a Core i7 fourth generation 4500U processor with clocked at 1.8GHz. The onboard RAM capacity is 8GB which is not further configurable. Also, the device flaunts with 2GB NVIDIA GeForce 820M graphics processor for meeting the needs of gaming enthusiasts. The machine works on 64-bit Windows 8.1 operating system which is the latest Windows platform.
Storage, Camera and Entertainment
The Asus Transformer book TP550LD-BH71T-CB (Core i7 4th Gen/8 GB/1 TB/Windows 8 1/2 GB) can store a huge 1TB worth of information in the computer using its SATA type hard disk drive. The webcam is 1.3MP so the web chat quality will be better than ever. Stereo speakers with SonicMaster and HD Audio Solution technology is fixed in the laptop. Dual Layer DVD RW/CD RW optical drive is given to transfer the disk data with ease.
Communication and Battery
For communication and interfacing purposes, The TP550LD-BH71T-CB notebook features Bluetooth v4.0, Wireless LAN 802.11 b/g/n, Ethernet 10/100/ 1000 BASE-T, USB 2.0, USB 3.0, HDMI port and Digital media reader. A 2-cell Lithium Polymer battery can give up to 5 hours of laptop usage.
The Asus Transformer book TP550LD-BH71T-CB Laptop features a powerful configuration and can handle anything thrown at it. Although the pricing is on a bit higher side, but has been justified with a range of premium features.