Attractive laptop for multitasking
Display and Outfit
The ASUS X550CA-XX985H dons a 15.6-inch HD LED backlit Glare display which provides visuals with increased brightness and at a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. The grey coloured package looks quite attractive and measures 31.7mm around the waist and tips the scale at 2.3kg.
Processor and Platform
At the heart of the ASUS X550CA-XX985H, you can find an Intel HM76 Express chipset bearing a 1.8GHz Intel Core i3 processor from the third generation. The presence of 8GB DDR3 RAM allows you to run numerous applications simultaneously without witnessing any lag. It can be further expanded using the two user accessible DIMM slots. For better handling of demanding games and movies, it depends on the Intel HD 4000 GPU. It ships with 64 bit Windows 8 OS.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The ASUS X550CA-XX985H has been spotted with a webcam embedded in the bezel above the display. It provides more than sufficient space for creating a library of files thanks to the 1TB Serial-ATA hard disk functioning at 5,400rpm. It is equipped with a DVD RW Drive so that you can easily exchange data through CDs and DVDs. The stereo speakers powered by SonicMaster provide crisp audio while watching movies.
Battery and Connectivity
The ASUS X550CA-XX985H keeps the show running for a decent amount of time with a 4 cell Li-ion battery. From the networking and connectivity point of view, it supports WLAN, Bluetooth v4.0, one USB 3.0 port, HDMI out, one USB 2.0 slot, Gigabit Ethernet, VGA port and digital media reader.
The ASUS X550CA-XX985H has been designed to handle powerful multitasking requirements smoothly. It boasts of an 8GB DDR3 RAM along with a standard processor and Windows 8 OS. It has a 1TB hard disk but lacks a good webcam.