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ASUS R503C-RH31 Cheap 15.6″ Laptop for Office Tasks Specs Review

Are you in need of a new notebook but are not ready to spend more the a few hundred dollars? Maybe you just need something for the kids and have a budget of less than $500. Well the ASUS R503C-RH31 Notebook might just be for you. This is the new R-series has a great combination that features style and good technology. If you are looking for great value for the money then this is the notebook for you.

This particular ASUS also features the Super Hybrid Engine II  which allows the R503C-RH31 15.6 inch laptop to resume from sleep mode in just two seconds. Not only that but the IceCool Technology allows for your palm rests to stay cool as the heat generating components are further away from the user. Speaking of size, the 5.4 lbs. laptop has dimension in 14.9 x 10 x 1.03 ~ 1.3. Yeah, this is not the most slimmest and lightest 15.6 inch laptop on the market, but still gives a good portability for companion at office or when you on the go. For comparison, the $399 VivoBook S500CA-HCL1002H laptop measures only at 0.9 inch thick and weighing only around at 4.6 lbs.

ASUS R503C-RH31 laptop review
ASUS R503C-RH31 Budget friendly laptop for light multimedia and office tasks

Of course battery is always a concern and this ASUS has the ASUS Power4Gear that boasts battery saving technology. The  extended battery life also will automatically back up your files if the battery reserves fall below five percent. For the looks we have the highly durable premium aluminum texture that retain but looks and quality.  So if you are the type that expect to use this notebook extensively you can expect your ASUS be able to last for a while. The ASUS R503C features built-in stereo speakers that are superior than a lot of speakers on the market. With the bigger chamber the transducer allows for louder and a lot more clearer sound.


The ASUS R503C-RH31 is a notebook system that comes with Microsoft Windows 8  64-bit Edition for the operating system.  If you are looking for protection the basic manufacturers warranty is 1 year. The processor and chipset used for this notebook is Intel Core i3 2350M with a base clock rates at 2.3 GHz and dual core with 64-bit computing featuring mobile Intel HM76 Express Chipset. Running on the 64-bit version of Microsoft Windows 8 64-bit as the operating system, the system is not support for hard multimedia works, but still gives the performance you will need for daily mobile computing tasks.

When it comes to the memory you will have 4 GB RAM with DDR3 SDRAM technology with a speed of 1600MHz.  The form factor is SO DIIMM 204-pin with 1 slot. For storage this little notebook has a hard drive with 500 GB HDD/5400 rpm and DVD±RW (±R DL) for the optical drive. For the display and audio & video the R-series comes with 15.6″ widescreen with HD resolution at 1366 x 768, Intel HD Graphics 3000 graphics processor, integrated webcam camera at 0.3 megapixel resolution.

If making sure that the earth stays clean and safe then this notebook also meets the requirements and has been approved as being Green Complaint. Again this ASUS notebook meets and will exceed most of what you will need to use it for at home for either business or personal use. Coming in at just $329.00 on most online stores you might want to hurry and get on the move and find one.  Many places have already sold out of this laptop.  With all the great features and specifications that this ASUS has to offer it makes sense that a lot of people have run out and purchased one for themselves.

For the price most people will tell you that they don’t and didn’t expect much. Many say the simple and cheap yet durable ASUS fits all of there needs and was not something they were expecting to change the world for the cost. The machine itself runs well and the display looks nice and crisp.  With a full-keyboard and number pad this version of the R series gives you something that many other notebooks lack. ASUS R503C-RH31 with the Intel processor many think this is really worth the money. Preferred with AMD’s performance? Check Toshiba Satellite C55D-A5380 15.6″ that shipped with 1.4GHZ AMD E1-1200 dual core processor and priced only around at $379.

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