Review, Performance Specs and Pricing for ASUS X555LA

Review, Performance Specs and Pricing for ASUS X555LA

Introduction

The ASUS X555LA-HI31103J is an affordable laptop with an unbelievable sub-300$ price tag. At this price, this laptop is competing with Chromebooks, Android Tablets and other 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.

Quick Specs

  • 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,ac 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 Windows pre-loaded.
  • 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.
  • Great 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
  • Keyboard does not have a back-lit display.

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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