The Asus X540YA-XO290D is an ideal choice for the ones who are tight on budget and looking forward to buy a laptop for running simple applications and games. The battery backup is good and a lot of storage is available for saving data. However, it misses a preloaded Windows OS.
Display and Configuration
With the Asus X540YA-XO290D comes a 15.6-inch HD LED backlit display which outputs a screen resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. The system is driven by an AMD APU quad-core E2-7110 processor powered at a clock speed of 1.8GHz. It is assisted by 4GB of DDR3 RAM and integrated AMD Radeon R2 graphics card. The laptop boots on DOS operating system, thereby an additional budget turns up in order to buy genuine Windows OS CD.
Camera, Body Looks and Battery
For image clicking, video calling and recording needs, the Asus X540YA-XO290D features a webcam which can record 720p HD videos. The laptop is well designed in a shiny black coloured outfit which measures 381 x 252 x 27.2mm and weighs just 2Kg. Acting as a stamina provider is a 3 cell li-ion battery which renders a good amount of backup for long hours.
Storage, Input Devices and Connectivity
In order to store data, there is a 1TB SATA hard disk available which revolves at a speed of 5,400 revolutions per minute. The input devices, a chiclet keyboard and a touchpad perform well in grounds of cut, copy, paste, edit etc. For networking and sharing, the laptop offers a wide range of options such as a Wireless LAN 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.