If you are in the market for a touch screen laptop then we may just have one for you. Though it is not priced as cheap as the Asus Vivobook S500CA-SI5035T the new Asus Vivobook V551LADH51T just made things a lot better for those seeking a touch screen notebook. This Asus comes with a 15.6 inch touch screen which is not only easy to operate but the screen has high definition images for great viewing and usage.
The Vivobook V551LADH51T from Asus features the 4th Gen Intel Core i5-4200U processor that comes with 1.6GHz processor speed and can go up to 2.6GHz with Turbo Boost. The Boost technology allows this Asus Touch Screen to give you the extra performance when you need it most however it knows when to tone it down when you are not in need.
This is not your sub $500 laptop as this Vivobook will cost you around $750 with most placing offering free shipping. Again not as cheap as some of the other touch screens from Asus but this one is worth the price.
The design of this laptop is very smooth and sleek especially in the silver aluminum color. It is very durable and features a single hinge design with the metallic finish to cap off the look. It is paired with with black display outlay and keys so it really makes the aluminum stand out.
The dimensions for the Asus VivoBook V551LADH51T is 15 x 10.2 x 0.9 inches and weighs in at 5.3lbs. Though this isn’t a light weight laptop it is great for portability and the full-size keyboard allows for comfortable data entry and typing. For navigation you will find that the keyboard has independent arrow keys.
This particular Asus Vivobook come with the 15.6 LED HD touchscreen display that has 1366 x 768 resolution and a glossy finish. This display help simplify the navigations and also delivers some of the more crystal clear images and visuals from Asus. This laptop comes with the 3 cell lithium-ion polymer battery however we are not accurate as to the extent of the battery life.
VivoBook V551LADH51T from Asus is powered by the 4th Gen Intel Core i5-4200U processor with 8GB of RAM. Our notebook featured a digital media card reader and Intel HD Graphics 5000 graphics card.
There is also a built in webcam for those who use Skype and/or Tango and other video apps that offers you to opportunity to stay abreast and in contact with whats going on. Bluetooth is enables and Wi-Fi is provided through B/G/N.
Like other Asus Vivobooks this comes preloaded with Microsofts Windows 8 64 bit OS. This allows for media storage, gaming, and word processing in a stable environment. For sound the offering is the SonicMaster audio that while isn’t the best does more than get the job done.
• Warranty 1 Year Parts and Labor
• Height – 0.9 inches
• Width – 15 inches
• Depth – 10.2 inches
• Weight – 5.3 pounds
• Intel 4th Gen Core i5
• 1.6GHz processor with Turbo Boost Technology
• 3 cell lithium ion polymer battery
• 1366 x 768 LED Touch Screen Display
• 15.6 inch screen
• 8GB RAM
• 750GB Hard Drive
• Intel HD Graphics 5000 Graphics Card
• Built in HD Webcam
• SonicMaster Audio
• USB 2.0 Ports – 2 USB 3.0 & 1 USB 2.0
• 16:9 touchpad
• Windows Platform
• Window 8 Operating System
• Double-layer DVD±RW/CD-RW
On the sides of this wonderful machine you will find all of the port interfaces though its not the highest of the high if you are looking for high end laptop this gets the job done. So what is your take on the new Asus.
Some people just need the basic word processing tasks and in that case there are several other laptops that you can choose from. However if you are looking for something to take care of business and have enough room to watch some videos and a little be of gaming this might just be your laptop of choice.
Overall to us the Asus Vivobook V551LADH51T Touchscreen is a pretty decent laptop for the price. Sure $750 is not the cheapest Asus that you will find on the market but for the performance and design we think it is worth the extra few hundred. Again it just depends on what you will be needing it for.