Affordable laptop from Asus
Display and Design
The Asus X550CA-XX545D houses a 15.6-inch HD TFT LCD panel with LED backlight which runs games and videos at a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. The Anti Glare display makes sure that your eyes do not get strained thereby enabling you to work for long hours. It is wrapped in a 31.7mm thick dark grey colored casing which may appear to be stylish but is too thick to be carried around easily.
Processor and OS
The core of the laptop is configured with a 1.8GHz Intel Core i3 3217U processor from the 3rd generation family and built on the HM76 Express chipset. However, the CPU is supported by a DDR3 RAM of just 2GB which is of course expandable up to 6GB if you want to experience faster performance. The graphics bit is managed proficiently by the Intel HD 4000 GPU. The notebook comes preloaded with DOS of 64 bit architecture.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The Asus X550CA-XX545D features a webcam with inbuilt microphone and takes care of all kinds of storage needs of the user via a 500GB SATA hard disk operating at 5400rpm. You can also use the high speed SuperMulti DVD RW Drive with support for dual layers for storing files on disks. With SonicMaster audio playback, the stereo speakers can make anybody groove on their feet. The laptop comes loaded with a standard touchpad and a regular keyboard having a numeric keypad.
Battery and Connectivity
The Asus X550CA-XX545D draws the required fuel from a 4 cell Li-ion battery. You can stay connected via all the standard connectivity features like Ethernet Gigabit LAN, digital media reader, HDMI out, 1 USB 2.0 port, 1 USB 3.0 port, VGA port, Bluetooth v4.0 and WLAN.
The Asus X550CA-XX545D has been designed for people who need a laptop simply to meet their basic computing needs without spending much. A large HD display with a sound processor and a powerful DVD Drive make it a decent buy. However, you will need to install an OS of your choice as it comes with DOS.