ASUS P550LAV-XH31 Mini Review. Do you need a new 15.6 inch laptop for daily use in office and at home? If you are one of Asus laptop’s fan, we think you should take a look at the P550LAV-XH31 15.6 inch laptop specifications. Yeah, comes with the 4th generation of Intel Core i3-4030U dual core processor for the heart, ASUS P550LAV-XH31 is may not promises ultimate performance and not designed for hard multimedia and 3D games. But with the 4GB of RAM and the Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64-bit as the operating system, the latest ASUS P550LAV 15.6 inch laptop still delivers reliable performance for hard work in office or when you on the occasional trips, along with daily multimedia tasks and home digital video editing tasks.
Powered by Intel Core i3-4030U dual core processor with 4GB of DDR3 SDRAM, ASUS P550LAV-XH31 15.6 inch laptop provides enough power that you will need for day to day mobile computing tasks. The dual core processor that clocked around at 1.9GHz and features a Hyperthreading technology can handle newest modern office and some multimedia tasks with ease, even for multiple applications. For base configurations, the newest ASUS P550LAV laptop is pre-installed with the 64-bit version of Microsoft Windows 7 Professional for the operating system. But if needed, user also can upgrade the operating system to the 64-bit version of Microsoft Windows 8.1 Professional, so you can handle more modern business software without worry get any error.
Almost all P550LAV-XH31 laptop’s casing is comes with stylish Dark Blue color design, except the black display bezel and keyboard. Yeah, its may an affordable machine, but it’s still looks more sturdy and premium than they price suggest. Under the back cover, the Asus 4-cell Lithium Ion battery claims will give more than five hours of battery runtime between charges. The Asus Blue 5.1 lbs laptop which has dimension in 15 x 9.9 x 1.0 ~ 1.2 inch is may not the slimmest laptop on the market, but you still can slip it into almost all carry bag and perfect for travel companion. For comparison, the 5.6 lbs HP Pavilion 15-P143CL 15.6 inch laptop has dimension in 15.14 x 10.24 x 0.99 inch.
Like the previous model, ASUS P550LAV-XH31 15.6 inch laptop’s display boasts a High Definition LED-backlit screen and can produce maximum internal resolution around at 1366 x 768 pixels. Yeah, the laptop’s display is not the best on its class, but with the Intel HD Graphics 4400 a graphics card, the display still delivers very crisp, bright and natural color for watching and streaming new movies in 720p resolution. For watching 1080p HD movies or video, you should connect the Asus laptop into external monitor or HDTV via HDMI port or VGA port. For watching or load more movies and software from CDs and DVDs cassettes, the P550LAV laptop have a 8x Super-Multi DVDRW Dual Layer drive.
The P550LAV-XH31 laptop shipped with a 500GB of Serial-ATA hard disk drive and offers up to 5400 RPM for spins speed. Its may not large memory, but still provides more than enough space to store at least thousand of music and video files without need an external drive. On the top of black Asus laptop’s bezel, there is a front facing VGA web camera that integrated with internal digital microphone for self portraits or makes a video conference with co-worker or family when you on the go.
ASUS P550LAV-XH31 laptop’s keyboard is may not comes with LED-backlit technology, but still easy and accurate for typing large document and working with spreadsheets in bright light room. Of course, as a middle class office laptop, this model also equipped with full range of connectivity features, includes 10/100/1000 Base T Gigabit Ethernet LAN with RJ 45 port as connector, Bluetooth 4.0 and WiFi 802.11b/g/n Wireless LAN for rich internet browsing. Other 15.6 inch laptop’s specifications are 3.5mm audio combo jack, USB 3.0 port, security lock slot, SD card reader slot, USB 2.0 port and internal stereo speakers.
So, what do you think? If you interested, ASUS P550LAV-XH31 15.6 inch laptop with Microsoft Windows 7 Professional OS is ready now for order in US market with a starting price around at $599. Yeah, the P550LAV-XH31 should provide more than enough performance for daily mobile computing tasks, but is you need a reliable machine for heavy 3D gaming and 3D editing video, we recommend you to check the Acer Aspire V3-572G-543S 15.6 inch laptop that shipped with NVIDIA Geforce GT 840M with 2GB of video memory