Affordable laptop with powerful CPU
Display and Design
The ASUS X550CA-XX101H sports a 15.6-inch HD LED backlit display offering comfortable viewing experience a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. The simply designed grey coloured outfit measures 31.7mm around the waist and tips the scale at 2.3kg.
Processor and OS
Doing the duty under the hood of the ASUS X550CA-XX101H is a 2.0GHz Intel Core i7 processor belonging to the third generation and based on HM76 Express chipset. Assisting it in handling multitasking is a standard 4GB DDR3 RAM which can be further expanded up to 8GB through two unused DIMM slots. The integrated Intel HD 4000 graphics unit takes the responsibility of managing demanding games. It ships with 64 bit Windows 8 OS.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The ASUS X550CA-XX101H has been spotted with a webcam embedded in the bezel above the display. It takes care of the storage needs of the user with a SATA hard disk of 500GB. It also features a SuperMulti DVD Drive enabling you to load files on disks and retrieving them when required. The stereo speakers provide HD Audio solution while watching movies and playing games.
Battery and Connectivity
The ASUS X550CA-XX101H stays juice up for a fair period of time with a 4 cell Li-ion battery. From the connectivity and networking point of view, the laptop supports features like HDMI out, digital media reader, WLAN, Bluetooth v4.0, 1GB Ethernet port, one USB 3.0 slot, one USB 2.0 port and VGA slot.
The ASUS X550CA-XX101H has been designed to handle applications which need high computing speeds. It is laden with a powerful Intel Core i7 3rd generation processor for this purpose. Barring the powerful CPU, it has average features in other departments. However, it is justified by its affordable price tag. It lacks a good webcam and isn't designed for handling intensive games.