ASUS F556UA-UH71 15.6-inch Full-HD Laptop Review

15.6″ ASUS F556UA-UH71 FHD Laptop

ASUS F556UA-UH71 15.6-inch Full-HD Laptop



ASUS F556UA-UH71 is a recent release mid-range laptop for decent performance of day-to-day tasks, with a 15.6 inch Full HD display, the latest i7 processor, a 38 WHR polymer battery that lasts longer, large storage and memory, 802.11ac wireless for better internet connection and more. Technically speaking, it comes with the dual-core Intel i7-7500U processor (4M cache) at 2.7GHz speed that is taken up to 3.5GHz with turbo boost and hyper threading for two cores to run four threads in parallel and a Passmark benchmark score of around 5200, fast 8GB DDR4 memory on a single slot for improved application in multitasking and performance and Windows 10 operating system with the new Edge browser, the Cortona digital assistant and Win 7 start menu.

Asus F556UA weighs 5.1 pounds and measures 10.1 x 15 x 1 inches- has a slim profile and a solid and aesthetically pleasing design. The 38 WHR 2-cell lithium polymer battery ensures you experience energy efficiency for up to 6 hours on average while enjoying a powerful performance from the ultra low voltage i7-7500U processor with a Thermal Design Power- TDP of 15 watts and a Full HD display. Connectivity options include a DVD Drive, a long-range 802.11ac wireless, Bluetooth 4.0, RJ-45 connector for Gigabit Ethernet, an HDMI output, a D-Sub port, a USB 2.0 port, a USB 3.0 port, a USB Type-C port that supports DisplayPort and HDMI with the right adapter and a 3-in-1 Media Card Reader. 15.6” FHD non-touch screen with anti-glare coating offers clear and sharp picture quality with the 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution and you can have more stuff on the screen at the same time and with the blue light filter and ASUS EyeCare mode and Splendid Technology for richer and deeper colors. Asus SonicMaster delivers great sound performance through the stereo speakers and optimized amplifier.

ASUS F556UA-UH71 15.6 FHD Laptop

You can upgrade the memory up to 32GB if 8GB is not enough for your needs but you need to replace the existing one rather than adding more, as there is a single RAM slot available. There is a standard quality VGA webcam on the top bezel so you can only expect average video quality when you’re chatting on Skype. There is no Solid State Drive on this Asus but a 1TB very large mechanical drive with 5400 rpm speed which you can remove and replace with SSD as there isn’t a second space for storage. The keyboard is not backlit but includes nicely spaced out keys, a 10-key numeric pad and a large trackpad without the left and right click buttons. You can’t really expect advanced gaming performance here since what you have is the Intel HD 620 as the graphics card and there is no dedicated GPU, so you can play some of the older titles at FHD resolution and high settings and the newer titles at very much reduced settings. Asus makes great quality computers and is known to be one of the best computer brands- both laptop and desktop, and this one is suitable for pretty much any complex work and entertainment stuff other than gaming.

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