Simple machine with standard configuration
Display and Design
The ASUS X551CA-SX130H sports a 15.6-inch HD LED Glare display which comes with a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels and offers extra brightness. It is wrapped in a simple black coloured casing which has a thickness of 36.5mm and tips the scale at 2.1kg. The input functions are executed by a chiclet keyboard and gesture supported touchpad.
Processor and Platform
Doing the duty under the hood of the ASUS X551CA-SX130H is a 1.8GHz Intel Core i3 processor from the third generation. It is assisted by a standard 4GB DDR3 RAM which is further expandable up to 8GB via the two DIMM slots. The responsibility of managing rich games and videos is given to the integrated Intel HD 4000 GPU. It sails on 64 bit Windows 8 OS.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The ASUS X551CA-SX130H arrives with a webcam positioned above the display and accounts for the storage needs of the user with a Serial-ATA hard disk of 750GB operating at 5,400rpm. You can also load files on disks and retrieve them when required using the SuperMulti DVD Drive. Powered by ASUS SonicMaster technology, the stereo speakers provide powerful multimedia experience.
Battery and Connectivity
The ASUS X551CA-SX130H is packed with a 4 cell Li-ion battery which is capable of providing uninterrupted service for a fair period of time. The networking and connectivity package loaded in the device includes Gigabit Ethernet, WLAN, one USB 3.0 slot, one USB 2.0 port, Bluetooth v4.0, HDMI out, digital media reader and VGA port.
The ASUS X551CA-SX130H is made for handling standard computing needs in your home or office. It is available at a decent price and features Intel Core i3 processor, 4GB RAM and a huge 750GB hard disk. However, it is very thick and will pose problems in terms of portability.