The Asus R510CA-RB31 features an ample amount of RAM which outputs great performance in the system. The battery backup is great. However, there are a lot of other laptops available with an upgraded processor around this price segment. In addition, a dedicated GPU or a Full HD display was expected in this hefty budget.
Display and Configuration
The Asus R510CA-RB31 comes with a 15.6-inch HD LED non-glare display which has a screen resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. In order to drive the system, there is a 1.8GHz Intel Core i3-3217U processor aided by a 6GB of DDR3 RAM. The laptop runs on Windows 8 operating system sailing upon 64-bit architecture.
Camera and Storage
For video calling and recording needs, there is a webcam present above the display screen. It captures good quality videos. The user can get in touch with his/her close ones over video calling by installing apps such as SKYPE, Hangouts, ooVoo etc. One can also shoot videos and upload it to websites such as YouTube or share it on the personal ground. In terms of storage, the Asus R510CA-RB31 houses a 500GB SATA hard disk which revolves at a speed of 5,400 revolutions per minute.
Input Devices and Sound
Input devices include a touchpad with multi touch gestures support, a chiclet keyboard and a DVD Super multi drive. The stereo speakers (Asus SonicMaster) output good quality audio wave, pleasant to the ears.
Battery and Connectivity
Acting as a stamina provider is a 4 cell Li-ion battery which keeps the show running for long hours. Connectivity options include a Wireless LAN802.11 b/g/n, one USB 3.0 slot, one USB 2.0 slot, an SD card reader, a headphone jack, a microphone jack and a VGA port.