Budget laptop with standard CPU
Display and Build
The ASUS X550CA-XO703D sports a 15.6-inch HD LED backlit display offering a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. It is encased in a stylish white coloured outfit which has a thickness of 31.9mm and a weight of 2.2kg.
CPU and Platform
On the inside, the ASUS X550CA-XO703D is loaded with a 1.8GHz Intel Core i3 processor belonging to the third generation and based on HM76 Express chipset. Assisting it is a 2GB DDR3 RAM which operates at 1,600MHz and is further expandable up to 4GB via two DIMM slots. For better management of rich games and videos, it relies on the inbuilt Intel HD 4000 GPU. It lacks any user friendly OS.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
To handle the video calling needs of the user, the ASUS X550CA-XO703D is armed with a 0.3MP webcam and integrated microphone. The 500GB SATA hard disk running at 5,400rpm provides sufficient space for creating a library of files. It also gets a SuperMulti DVD Drive which can be used for transferring data via disks. Powered by ASUS SonicMaster software, the stereo speakers offer quality multimedia experience.
Battery and Connectivity
Fuelled by a 4 cell Li-ion battery, the ASUS X550CA-XO703D is rated to deliver uninterrupted service for up to 5 hours. Connectivity and networking options come in the form of VGA port, HDMI out, WLAN, digital media reader, two USB 2.0 ports, Bluetooth v4.0, one USB 3.0 slot and Ethernet port.
If you are looking for a laptop that comes with a standard price but comes at a very affordable price, you can opt for the ASUS X550CA-XO703D. It lacks a good RAM and any OS, which is okay in this price range.