Looking for an affordable multimedia laptop for day to day computing tasks with 15.6 inch HD display? If you are, we think you should take a look at Asus K55A-SI50303R, the latest generation in Asus K55A series that shipped with third generation of Intel Ivy Bridge platform and an aluminum construction with IceCool Technology to keep it stay cooler.
Yeah, Asus K-Series K55A-SI50303R laptop is one of the better multimedia machine that you can get for price under $500. Comes with a sleek design in an aluminum body with a textured finish and measures 14.9 x 9.9 inches with weighs around 5.6 lbs, the laptop give an appearance of stylish and feel comfortable to carry around. The 6-cell lithium-ion battery also can produces more than 5 hours of battery usage on normal usage, perfect for companions at school or office.
Similar to Toshiba Satellite P855-S5102 laptop, this budget laptop also shipped with a 2.6GHZ Intel Core i5-3230M dual core processor, features 3MB of cache and backed by Intel Turbo Boost technology to increase a clock speed up to 3.2GHZ when you needed. Inside, Asus K55A-SI50303R laptop also brings a 4GB of DDR3 1600 MHz SDRAM (expanded up to 8GB), Intel Chief River HM76 Chipset and working with the 64 bit version of Microsoft Windows 8 OS provides more than enough power for fast and smooth multitasking performance.
The 15.6 inch High Definition LED-backlit display with Intel HD Graphics 4000 as graphics engine provides good brightness and rich colors, making it perfect for play modern games or watching 720p HD video. Like other laptop on its series, the K-Series K55A-SI50303R also can produces maximum resolution of 1366-by-768-pixel and 16:9 viewing angle. On the side, you will also find a Multiformat DVD±RW/CD-RW drive to load more applications and a 1.0MP webcam built into bezel with internal microphone for high quality social networking or capture photos.
All of port located on the side, including a USB 2.0 port, two USB 3.0 port, Microphone-in jack, Headphone-out jack, VGA port, Kensington lock and HDMI port. The 500GB of Serial ATA disk drive with speed of 5400rpm offers plenty of space for video, office and audio file collections. Other features are an ergonomic chiclet keyboard for fast and comfortable typing and a pair of Altec Lansing Speakers with 3D effect and full duplex offers decent audio reproduction for music, games and movies.
Of course, this laptop also preloaded with a range of software, such as Adobe Reader, Windows Live Essential, Free Trail Anti Virus, 60-day trial of Microsoft Office 2010 and more. For those who on the market for a decent multimedia laptop, Asus K55A-SI50303R laptop is now available both online and retailer store with a price starting around $450. Need a cheaper laptop with same display size? We suggest you to take a look at Toshiba Satellite C855D-S5109 laptop that equipped with AMD A6-4400M Dual-Core Processor and priced only at $370.