Display and Design
The Asus X550LC-XX223D comes with a large 15.6-inch TFT color display with the usual resolution of 1366x768 pixels, also known as WXGA that is not suitable for such a wide panel and can cause images and videos appear unclear. It is packed in a 31.7mm thick casing which may pose problems if carried over long distances. However, it looks good with the elegant white finish.
CPU and OS
At the heart of the notebook, we have the powerful fourth generation Intel Core i7 processor clocked at 1.8GHz and paired with HM76 Express chipset. The CPU powers the processor efficiently by combining with a mighty 8GB DDR3 RAM which can be increased up to 16GB via the 2 user accessible memory ports. A mighty 2GB NVIDIA GeForce GT 720M makes the computer play highly powerful games and videos at ease. The notebook comes preloaded with the DOS.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The Asus X550LC-XX223D features a modest webcam to make video calling easier. It boasts of 1TB of hard disk which relieves the user of any kind of shortage of space for storing files. You can also use the SuperMulti DVD Drive for storing info on CDs and DVDs.
The laptop has been spotted with a chiclet keyboard and a touchpad supporting multiple gestures thereby enabling you to access files comfortably. The stereo speakers configured with SonicMaster technology provide enhanced clarity and deeper bass.
Battery and Connectivity
The Asus X550LC-XX223D, as claimed by manufacturers, has the capacity to run continuously for up to 4.5 hours courtesy the 4 cell Li-ion battery. On the connectivity front, it sports features like Ethernet Gigabit LAN, WLAN, Bluetooth v4.0, 2 USB 3.0 ports, 1 USB 2.0 port, HDMI out and digital media reader.
Despite being a high end gadget, the Asus X550LC-XX223D lacks some basic features including a user friendly OS, HD panel and a portable design. However, its rich graphics combined with quality speakers make it a good buy for entertainment lovers. It is good for business needs as well.