Reasonably priced notebook for standard purposes
Display and Outfit
The ASUS X555LA-XX172D carries a 15.6-inch HD LED backlit display offering comfortable viewing experience with a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. It is wrapped in a 23.8mm thick outfit which has a weight of 2.3kg and looks attractive in a unique silver finish.
Processor and Platform
For driving its processes, the ASUS X555LA-XX172D is loaded with a 1.9GHz Intel Core i3 processor from the fourth generation. It is coupled with a standard 4GB DDR3 RAM which functions at 1,600MHz and is further expandable up to 8GB via two DIMM slots. The integrated Intel HD 4400 GPU takes care of rich games and videos. It lacks any user friendly OS.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The ASUS X555LA-XX172D is armed with a webcam and inbuilt microphone to take care of the video calling needs of the user. With the 500GB SATA hard disk operating at 5,400rpm, the laptop offers sufficient space for creating a library of files. You can also store files on disks and retrieve them when needed using the SuperMulti DVD Drive. Powered by ASUS SonicMaster technology, the stereo speakers render crisp multimedia ambience.
Battery and Connectivity
The ASUS X555LA-XX172D is fuelled by a 2 cell Li-ion battery which is capable of delivering interruption free service for a maximum period of 4 hours. Moving to the connectivity and networking section, it gets features like Gigabit Ethernet, HDMI out, digital media reader, WLAN, two USB 3.0 slots, VGA port, Bluetooth v4.0 and one USB 2.0 slot.
The ASUS X555LA-XX172D comes with the ability to handle standard computing tasks related to business or educational purposes. The sound battery backup is one plus point of this device. The lack of user friendly OS is okay in terms of its price.