The ASUS X551 tries to merge the versatility of a netbook along with the ease of usability of a laptop and the end result is a laptop which you can use both as a media device and an on the go netbook.
Display and design
The ASUS X551 comes with a easy to use 15.6 inch TFT LCD display with a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, making it a pleasurable experience for the user. the device is encased in a black matte polycarbonate body with ample cooling vents and a spill resistant keyboard.
Processor and OS
The ASUS X551 is powered by a 1.8 GHz dual core pentium 4 processors alongside 2GB of DDR3 RAM. The large display and the low processing requirements make it an ideal travelling companion. it comes bundled with DOS OS which can be upgraded to the OS of your liking viz Linux, Windows, Mac, etc. The Intel HD 3000 GPU ensures that you can play high resolution videos with ease.
Camera, connectivity and Multimedia
The device comes inbuilt with a 1.3 MP camera which allows for ease in video calling and the 100MBps ethernet connection, along with Bluetooth and WiFi connectivity, you will never be lacking in connectivity options. The USB 2.0 and 3.0 ports allow even more connectivity options. This device is also equipped with a DVD multi writer.
Storage and Battery
The ASUS X551 comes with 500GB of SATA hard disc drive running at 5400 Rpm which gives it a sufficient read write speed. On the power front, it comes with a 4 cell Li-Ion battery which provides an output of 45 W and can keep the laptop powered for 4 hours with ease.