Review, Performance Specs and Pricing for ASUS X555LA

Review, Performance Specs and Pricing for ASUS X555LA

In this post, we are going to Review, Performance Specs and Pricing for ASUS X555LA. The ASUS X555LA-HI31103J is an affordable laptop with an unbelievable sub-300$ price tag. At this cost, this laptop is competing with Chromebooks, Android Tablets, and other content consumption devices. However, this Asus laptop is not a consumption device, but a full fledged laptop with a 15.6″ screen. On top of this, the laptop comes pre-installed with the latest version of Windows 10 Home Premium Edition.

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Review, Performance Specs and Pricing for ASUS X555LA

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  • A large screen of 15.6″ with HD LED Display with a maximum resolution of 1366 x 768
  • A 0.3 Megapixel camera and Dual Microphones on the front
  • An Intel Broadwell-based 5th Generation Core i3 5020U processor  from Intel with  3M level 3 Cache @ 2.20 GHz
  • Low Power 15 Watt TDP Processor
  • Intel HD 5500 Graphics running at 900 Mhz (Max Dynamic Frequency)
  • 4 GB DDR3L RAM can be upgraded to a maximum of 12 GB using the empty memory slot.
  • 1 Terabyte 2.5″ HDD with 5600 rpm spindle speed. Recommended to upgrade to an SSD.
  • Connectivity options include 2 USB 3.0 ports, 1 USB 2.0 port, a DVD Reader/Writer, 1 HDMI & VGA port, 1 Ethernet Port.
  • WiFi with a,b,g,as support
  • Front Stereo speakers.
 RAM Type supported for expansion is a Non-ECC  CL 9 with 1.35V, Unbuffered SODIMM memory with 204-pin

What you will like

  • Excellent pricing from Asus for a Laptop with great specs and preinstalled Windows 10.
  • Great upgrade options for both Memory and SSD based Hard-Drivers.
  • 1 TB Hard-Drive is a bonus for this price range.
  • Latest low power processor from Intel with 4 Cores and Hyper-threading.
  • Perfect for School and Office workloads.

What you will not like

  • The Glossy finish at the back can be a fingerprint magnet.
  • No Full HD display
  • The keyboard does not have a back-lit screen.

Conclusion

At this price, Asus has a winner in this category of laptops. With great built quality and excellent performance for simple workloads makes this a great buy for students and offices alike. One shouldn’t be looking for a Chromebook when this is available, seriously!

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Reviews

  • Performance7
  • Software9
  • Features8
  • Build Quality & Finish6
  • Value for Money10
  • 8

    Score

    This is a well balanced laptop which would suffice the need for most users. Unless you are a gamer demanding for resources, this is a great laptop to work with. This laptop has passed all tests with shinning colors.


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