Display, Processor and Platform
The ASUS X550LDV-XX623D sports a 15.6-inch HD LED backlit display with a native resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. The bright Glare panel makes media files appear rich but can strain your eyes during prolonged usage.
At the heart of the device, there is an Intel HM87 Express chipset bearing a fourth generation Intel Core i3 processor clocked at 1.7GHz. Assisting it is a standard 4GB DDR3 RAM which can be expanded up to 8GB via two user accessible DIMM slots. The ASUS X550LDV-XX623D is devoid of any preloaded user friendly OS which means that you'll have to buy a new one.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The ASUS X550LDV-XX623D is armed with a webcam and inbuilt microphone for handling the video calling needs of the user. The 500GB Serial-ATA hard disk provides plenty of space for creating a library of files and folders. It also has a SuperMulti DVD Drive with dual layer support so that you can stream videos and games comfortably from disks.
Packed with 2GB NVIDIA GeForce 820M graphics card, the laptop has the efficiency to run highly demanding games with smoothness. The ASUS SonicMaster powered stereo speakers provide powerful audio quality during gaming.
Battery and Connectivity
The ASUS X550LDV-XX623D sips juice from a 4 cell Li-ion battery which claims to provide up to 6 hours of uninterrupted service. From the networking and connectivity point of view, the device supports Gigabit Ethernet, Bluetooth v4.0, WLAN, two USB 3.0 slots, two USB 2.0 ports, HDMI out and VGA port.