Simple laptop within budget
Display and Outfit
The ASUS X551MA-SX298H carries a 15.6-inch HD LED backlit display which offers comfortable viewing experience with a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. It is encased in a simply designed outfit which looks quite smart with soft black finish. It has an impressive weight of 2.1kg but a thickness of 36.6mm, so it might not fit everywhere.
Configuration and OS
For driving its processes, the ASUS X551MA-SX298H is equipped with a 1.8GHz Intel Celeron dual-core N2815 processor sitting on HM76 Express chipset. Assisting it in handling multitasking is a standard 4GB DDR3 RAM which functions at 1,600MHz and is further expandable up to 4GB using the two user accessible DIMM slots. The integrated Intel HD GPU is capable of managing only simple games and movies. It runs on 64 bit Windows 8 OS.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The ASUS X551MA-SX298H has been spotted with a webcam embedded in the bezel above the display. It meets the storage requirements of the user with a 320GB SATA hard disk which may not be enough at least after some point of time. The presence of DVD Writer allows you to exchange data through disks. It has stereo speakers powered by SonicMaster technology to provide intensive multimedia experience.
Battery and Connectivity
Fuelled by a 4 cell Li-ion battery, the ASUS X551MA-SX298H claims to deliver uninterrupted service for a maximum period of 5 hours. On the connectivity front, the device supports Ethernet port, Bluetooth v4.0, HDMI out, WLAN, one USB 2.0 slot, one USB 3.0 port, VGA port and digital media reader.
The ASUS X551MA-SX298H is a smart looking laptop available at a reasonable price and can be used for accomplishing simple computing tasks smoothly. The powerful battery backup is a big plus point of this device.