Great laptop for business
Display and Build
The ASUS X550LA-DH71 features a 15.6-inch HD LED backlit display with a native resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. It looks quite stylish thanks to the combination of hairline finish on the black lid and silver keyboard deck. It has a standard thickness of 24.9mm and a weight of 2.3kg.
Processor and Platform
Under the hood, the ASUS X550LA-DH71 is packed with a 1.8GHz Intel Core i7 processor from the fourth generation series. It is aided by a powerful 8GB DDR3 RAM which operates at 1,600MHz and is capable of handling numerous applications running simultaneously with ease. It can be further expanded up to 8GB using the two SODIMM slots. The integrated Intel HD 5000 GPU takes care of rich games and videos. It sails on 64 bit Windows 8 OS.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
For online video calling purposes, the ASUS X550LA-DH71 depends on a webcam and inbuilt microphone. The presence of a 1TB SATA hard disk makes sure that you donÂt face any kind of storage problems. With the SuperMulti DVD Drive, you can easily exchange data through disks. The stereo speakers account for your multimedia needs.
Battery and Connectivity
The ASUS X550LA-DH71 keeps the show running for a decent period of time with a 4 cell Li-ion battery. The connectivity and networking features loaded in the device include Gigabit Ethernet, WLAN, two USB 3.0 slots, Bluetooth v4.0, one USB 2.0 slot, digital media reader and HDMI out.
The ASUS X550LA-DH71 is apt for people who don't want to compromise with power while doing business. It comes at a decent price and boasts of latest Core i7 CPU and 8GB RAM. However, it features the same average display.