Intel has officially release Intel Core i7-4500U dual core processor that based on the 4th generation of Intel Haswell architecture in Q2/2013. Now, Asus also has officially unveiled new premium multimedia laptop that powered by Intel Core i7-4500U processor and incorporated with new NVIDIA middle class graphics cards that based on the Kepler architecture, called as Asus Q550LF-BBI7T07.
Asus Q550LF-BBI7T07 is a premium 15 inch multimedia laptop that comes with latest Asus technology for play and working hard. Comes with a Brushed-hairline-aluminum finish and a full sized chiclet-style keyboard with Backlit technology, this machine offers stylish design, fast and comfortable typing experience even in the dim light condition. Measures 10 x 15.1 x 1.1 inch and weighing around at 6 lbs with a Lithium-polymer battery, this model is not the lightest 15.6 inch laptop on its class, but we think its still easy to carry around with you, especially if you have a strong shoulder.
Under the hood, you will also find an impressive configurations. The Intel Core i7-4500U ULV dual core processor as the heart which has a base clock rates at 1.8GHZ and support Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 technology for up to 3.0GHZ for single core active plus GB of DDR3 SDRAM that can be expanded up to 16GB DDR3 RAM provides more than enough performance for fast and smooth office and multimedia multitasks. Like other modern laptop, the newest Asus laptop also preloaded with the 64-bit version of Microsoft Windows 8 as the operating system. For storage, the BBI7T07 laptop brings a 1TB Serial ATA disk drive which has spinning speed of 5400 rpm.
The integrated Intel HD Graphics 4400 and a NVIDIA GT 745M dedicated graphics card with support 2GB of video memory provides ultimate graphics performance for watch HD movies, home editing video and play 3D games in low resolution without flaw and lagging. It also boasts a 15.6 inch High Definition Led multi touch screen display and uses IPS technology, which mean you will get wider viewing angle, along with crisp, bright and vibrant color for video and games. Of course, the Q550LF-BBI7T07 laptop also bring HDMI port allows user to connect and enjoy 1080p video playback on their HDTV.
On the right side, there is a Super Multi DVD burner drive for burn and play DVDs cassette and above the display, you will also find a 1.0 MP High Definition web camera that integrated with digital microphone for video communications and video recording. The rest of specifications are three USB 3.0 ports, touchpad with 2 finger multi touch support, 3.5mm audio combo jack, multimedia card reader slot, 10/100/1000 Mbps Fast Ethernet LAN for wired connection, Bluetooth 4.0 and WiFi 802.11a/b/g/n that provides a reliable connection to wireless network.
Yeah, with a price starting around at $999.99 with 1 year limited warranty, Asus Q550LF-BBI7T07 is not a budget friendly laptop. If you look for a middle class laptop that delivers outstanding game playability and a visually engaging, along with a great performance for fast and seamless office tasks performance, we think it is a good choice for you. But, if you have a smaller budget, we recommend you consider to buy Toshiba Satellite P55-A5200 15.6 inch laptop that powered by Intel Ivy Bridge processor and has a price starting around at $650.