The Asus R540LA-RS31 laptop has great battery backup and features a lightweight body, easy to carry around. The performance is good and you can enjoy video calling in clear HD resolution. However, one can easily expect a dedicated GPU or Full HD display at this budget.
Display and Configuration
The Asus R540LA-RS31 laptop comes with a 15.6-inch HD LED Backlit display which has a screen resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. In order to run the system, there is a 1.7GHz Intel core i3-4005U processor aided by 4GB of DDR3 RAM and an onboard Intel HD graphics 4400
card. The laptop runs on Windows 10 Home Basic operating system sailing upon 64-bit architecture.
Storage and Camera
On the storage ground, a 500GB SATA hard disk with a super fast speed of 5,400RPM is available. A webcam is present for video calling and recording purposes. It captures good quality videos and supports 720p HD recording. The user can install any of video calling app such as SKYPE, Jitsi, Hangouts, ooVoo etc. One can also shoot videos and post it in websites such as YouTube or share it with friends/relatives by app such as Whatsapp.
Body Looks, Input Devices and Sound
The The Asus R540LA-RS31 measures 381 x 251.46 x 27.9mm and weighs only 1.9Kg. It is available in a black coloured body which is shiny and glossy. Input devices include a touchpad and a standard keyboard. The stereo speakers (ASUS SonicMaster Technology) deliver crisp clear sound wave.
Connectivity and Battery
On the networking front, the laptop offers options such as a Wireless LAN 802.11 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.0, one USB 3.0 slot, one USB 2.0 slot, an SD card reader, a headphone jack, a microphone jack and a VGA port. Acting as an energy provider, is a 3 cell li-ion battery which claims to render a backup for around 5 hours.