ASUS A550CA-EB51-Review


Pros & Cons:
Pros: Good looks (Slim and elegant design) - User friendly keyboard - Great for multitasking - Runs quietly - Asus quality for laptops - Low price tag - Powerful and fast processor -DVD drive even though very slim.

Cons: No SSD - Not for very advanced computing like editing a large number of videos, simulations or engineering software.

Asus 550CA EB51 is a fast, efficient and powerful laptop with an Intel Core i5-3337U (1.8 GHz) processor. Whether you're using it for work or fun, it is great for multitasking- you can run a few things at the same time without encountering any delays, freeze-ups or problems. It looks great- dark gray color, slim and elegant design with dark chiclet style keyboard.

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Intel Core i5 3337U (1.8 GHz) processor with 4GB DDR3 SDRAM memory is more than adequate for browsing the internet, photo and video editing, listening to music, watching movies, email and word processing.

It offers functionality and speed for most of your daily computing needs. GPU lets you play all sorts of games- old and new without problems (Very demanding games at low settings and resolution though).

500GB 5400 RPM storage- plenty of space to save your files, music, images and more.

Windows 8 is a lot of fun to use when you get used to it.

Bright 15.6 inch non-glare LED HD screen (1366x768 resolution). Intel's integrated high performance GMA HD graphics.

Responsive and fast computer overall and quick enough boot-up.

We like how it looks. Very slim and sleek with dark gray colour.

4-cell Li-ion Battery pack with up to 3.5 hours battery life in daily normal use.

Chiclet style keyboard with touchpad and numeric keypad.

DVD±R/RW, 802.11bgn Wireless, 1 USB 2.0 port, 1 USB 3.0 port, Built-in HD webcam.

5.1 lbs total weight- quite portable with an ideal size 15.6" screen.

Very affordable for the features it offers.

Conclusion: With Asus 550CA EB51, the focus is on multitasking. With its Intel Core i5 processor, this is a great little computer you can use at work or at home for your daily computing needs- email, word processing, photo and video editing, playing games, watching movies and more and do them simultaneously. It is quite a nice looking and slim laptop with 15.6" screen and great sound quality. Highly recommended at the current Amazon price.

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