Smart low-end computer
Display and Design
The Asus X550CA-XX258D is packed with a 15.6-inch TFT Color display that offers pleasurable visibility while showing pictures and videos with a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels, generally known as WXGA. It is wrapped in a 31.7mm thick body which may pose problems while carrying but can grab attention with its catchy white finish.
Processor and OS
Under the hood, the notebook is configured with an Intel Celeron 1007, a dual-core processor operating at 1.5GHz and built on HM76 Express chipset. To assist the CPU, there is a DDR3 RAM of just 2GB. Even if you wish to make it faster by loading additional RAM, you can expand it up to 4GB only. The Intel HD 4000 graphics processor unit takes care of the highly demanding HD media files. It runs on DOS which means that you will have to install a separate OS which is user friendly.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The Asus X550CA-XX258D has been spotted with a webcam and a SATA hard disk with a capacity of 500GB and functioning at 5400rpm. It is also equipped with a SuperMulti DVD Drive that lets you transfer data through disks. The gadget carries a simple touchpad and a chiclet keyboard to serve as the input devices. Powered by SonicMaster audio, the stereo speakers provide crisp and rich sound.
Battery and Connectivity
The Asus X550CA-XX258D features a 4 cell Li-ion battery which carries enough charge to run the laptop's functions in full power for a fair period of time. The laptop looks quite impressive with its connectivity package which includes Bluetooth v4.0, WLAN 802.11 b/g/n, Gigabit Ethernet, 1 USB 2.0 port, 1 USB 3.0 port, HDMI out and 3-in-1 card reader.
The Asus X550CA-XX258D is a well built gadget designed for consumers who want a simple notebook and are not ready to spend much. You will have to compromise with its performance. However, you can have a good time with the SonicMaster speakers and a high speed DVD drive. It also boasts of sound connectivity options.