Affordable laptop, efficient usability
Display and design
The Asus X550CA-X0702D comes with a 15.6-Inches HD TFT LCD Anti-glare LED Backlit display that flaunts a resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels (HD). Packed in a grey-coloured body, the laptop weighs 2.3 Kg and sports a dimension of 380 x 251 x 31.7 mm. Input is facilitated with a Touchpad and standard Chiclet-style Keyboard.
OS and configuration
The Asus X550CA-X0702D comes with DOS operating system, and hence you will need to upgrade it to an OS of your choice. Under the hood, it has an Intel Core i3 3rd Gen 3217U processor ticking at a speed of 1.8GHz. The processor has been accompanied by an Intel HD 4000 graphic processor and 2 GB DDR3 RAM. The configuration is good enough to handle your day to day tasks efficiently. To store your data, the Asus X550CA-X0702D carries a 500 GB SATA hard disc drive.
Multimedia, connectivity and battery
The Asus X550CA-X0702D comes with a webcam for video chatting and other camera related stuffs. It also integrates the SonicMaster Audio technology for an enhanced audio experience. For connectivity, it has options like 10/100/1000 BASE-T ethernet port, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n Bluetooth v4, 1 x USB 2.0 slots, 1 x USB 3.0 slots, 1 x HDMI etc. You can also play, burn or write to discs on the go, thanks to the 8x SuperMulti DVD RW Drive with Dual Layer Support. The laptop carries a 4 Cell Li ion battery and 65 W AC Adapter.
The Asus X550CA-X0702D laptop is a good combination of affordability and usability. While it dons a decent configuration to help you in day-to-day stuffs, you might not be able to live a hardcore gamer with it. Absence of a bundled OS is another shortcoming, but that is well justified by an affordable price tag.