Powerful gaming laptop within budget
Display and Build
The ASUS X550-LC-X0039D sports a 15.6-inch HD LED backlit display with a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. It is encased in a dark grey coloured outfit which has a thickness of 31.7mm and a weight of 2.3kg.
Processor and OS
On the inside, the ASUS X550-LC-X0039D is packed with a 1.6GHz Intel Core i5 processor from the fourth generation. Assisting it is a standard 4GB DDR3 RAM which operates at 1,600MHz and is further expandable via two DIMM slots. The NVIDIA GeForce GT 720M graphics processor with dedicated 2GB DDR3 memory enables you to handle rich games and videos without any problem. It is devoid of any user friendly OS.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The ASUS X550-LC-X0039D is armed with a webcam and inbuilt microphone for handling the video calling needs of the user. The 500GB SATA hard disk offers sufficient space for creating a library of files. With the SuperMulti DVD drive, you can easily stream files from disks. The stereo speakers running on ASUS SonicMaster technology provide rich multimedia experience.
Battery and Connectivity
The ASUS X550-LC-X0039D keeps the show running without any disturbance for a fair period of time with a 4 cell Li-ion battery. From the connectivity and networking point of view, it gets standard options like Gigabit Ethernet, two USB 3.0 slots, WLAN, one USB 2.0 slot, HDMI out, Bluetooth v4.0, digital media reader and VGA port.
The ASUS X550-LC-X0039D is apt for those who are not willing to spend much but want to have fun with rich games and videos. It boasts of a powerful processor and dedicated graphics memory, but lacks an user friendly OS which is okay in light of its price.