The Everyday Laptop
Display and design
The Asus X552EA-SX009D Laptop sports a 15.6-inch HD TFT LCD Glare display with LED Backlit with a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. Weighing around 2.3 Kgs, the laptop comes only in black colour and carries a dimension of 380 x 251 x 34.0 mm. A touchpad with gesture support and a chiclet styke keyboard are provided for input.
OS and configuration
The Asus X552EA-SX009D comes with DOS operating system on board and hence you need to upgrade it to a more user friendly OS. At its heart, the laptop has a 1.0GHz AMD APU Dual Core E1-2100 processor, supported by AMD Radeon HD 8210 graphic processor and 2GB of DDR3 RAM. For storage, the Asus X552EA-SX009D Laptop (APU Dual Core/2 GB/500 GB/DOS) carries 500GB of SATA hard disc drive.
Multimedia, connectivity and battery
The Asus X552EA-SX009D Laptop comes with an HD webcam for video chatting. Audio needs are taken care by built-in speaker enhanced by SonicMaster Audio Technology. For connectivity, it is equipped with 10/100/1000 Mbps ethernet port, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.0, USB slots, HDMI slot, VGA port, multi card slot etc. The laptop also gets a SuperMulti DVD RW drive with dual layer support to let you play and burn discs conveniently on the go. The Asus X552EA-SX009D is fuelled by a 4 Cell battery and comes with 65 W AC Adapter for power needs.
The Asus X552EA-SX009D focuses on being affordable, and hence compromises on features on some fronts. The APU dual-core processor is just average and should easily handle your day-to-day tasks. If your requirements are of performing resource-intensive tasks, it might disappoint you. Go for it only if your usage are restricted to surfing web and editing documents.