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Asus V550CA review

An affordable laptop, but has Asus cut too many corners to keep the price down?

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Product Type
Ultrabook
Green Compliant
Yes
Hard Drive Capacity
1 TB
Touchscreen
Yes
Processor Manufacturer
Intel
Graphics Controller Manufacturer
Intel
Graphics Controller Model
HD 4000
Bluetooth
Yes
Wireless LAN
Yes
Optical Drive Type
No
Graphics Memory Accessibility
Shared
HDMI
Yes
Webcam
Yes
Backlight Technology
LED
Product Family
V550CA
Operating System Architecture
64-bit
Processor Model
i7-3537U
Colour
Black Aluminum
Operating System
Windows 8
Brand Name
Asus
Processor Speed
2 GHz
Processor Type
Core i7
Screen Size
39.6 cm (15.6")
Number of Cells
4-cell
Screen Resolution
1366 x 768
Standard Memory
6 GB
Weight (Approximate)
2.65 kg
Cache
4 MB
Processor Core
Dual-core (2 Core)
Green Compliance Certificate/Authority
RoHS
64-bit Processing
Yes
Chipset Manufacturer
Intel
Chipset Model
HM76 Express
Display Screen Type
Active Matrix TFT Colour LCD
Wireless LAN Standard
IEEE 802.11b/g/n
Bluetooth Standard
Bluetooth 4.0
vPro Technology
No
Ethernet Technology
Gigabit Ethernet
Total Number of USB Ports
3
Multi-touch Screen
Yes
Memory Standard
DDR3-1600/PC3-12800
Height
21 mm
Width
380 mm
Depth
266 mm
Screen Mode
HD
Memory Technology
DDR3 SDRAM
Product Series
V550CA
Manufacturer
ASUS Computer International
Product Model
V550CA-CJ106H
Product Name
V550CA-CJ106H Ultrabook
Pointing Device Type
TouchPad
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Manufacturer Part Number
V550CA-CJ106H
Manufacturer Website Address
http://uk.asus.com
Marketing Information

Sleek and elegant

Hairline-spun textured metal surfaces allow ASUS V550 to elegantly stand out from the crowd. With its Ultrabook™ form factor, it still packs full features in a slender build, matching the dynamic nature of new high-portability and intuitive computing. The slim design is easy to carry while showcasing premium chic and feel.

All-glass touchscreen

The ASUS V550 ushers in completely new touch experiences with its all-glass panel. Smooth throughout, the responsive touchscreen means your fingers can slide edge to edge naturally and unhindered. This flowing motion makes swiping, scrolling, and all other gestures quicker, more intuitive, and incredibly rewarding. The all-glass panel goes far beyond the constraints of traditional touchscreens to give you unmitigated touch performance.

Battery Chemistry
Lithium Polymer (Li-Polymer)
Package Contents
  • V550CA-CJ106H Ultrabook
  • Lithium Polymer Battery
  • AC Adapter
Limited Warranty
1 Year

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