Asus has reportedly expanded their inexpensive 15.6 inch laptop line up with Asus X502CA-BCL0901D laptop. Designed for budget conscious costumers who looking for a budget friendly laptop for daily mobile computing use, such as web browsing, watch HD video or daily office multitasks, the X502CA-BCL0901D is one of the best Asus sub-$300 notebook that currently available on the US market.
Yeah, Asus X502CA-BCL0901D 15.6 inch laptop is not a powerful machine, but for price under $300, this model will gives a great value for your money. This inexpensive laptop that powered by 1.5GHZ Intel Celeron 1007U dual core processor that based on the Intel Ivy Bridge architecture and features a 2MB L3 cache is still gives the power you need your light multimedia tasks and daily office multitasks.
The 4GB of DDR3 SDRAM and the 64-bit version of Microsoft Windows 8 as the operating system provides smooth and seamless performance when you used for surfing the web, light home video editing or running the common office and productivity applications. Like common sub-$300 15.6 inch laptop, the X502CA-BCL0901D laptop also incorporated with a 500GB Serial ATA disk drive which has spinning speed of 5400 rpm, more than enough to store all your multimedia files or office work.
The 15.6 inch High Definition LCD display that powered by Intel UMA graphics is support 720p video playback and capable to produces maximum internal resolution at 1366 x 768. The LED-backlit technology also provides lower power consumption and better viewing experience in brightly lit environments. Above the display, the 1.0 megapixel web camera that integrated with digital microphone allows user to keep in touch and make Skype communications with their friends when at home or with family while in the office. For detailed entertainment experience, the HDMI port that located on the right side allows user to enjoy their favorite media content on bigger HDTV or digital TV.
Speaking of design, this model is identical to Asus X502CA-BI30704A 15.6 inch laptop, except the color. Comes with a high quality plastic for construction in Matte finish design and measures just 10.2 x 15.1 x 0.9 inches, this machine feels light, comfortable in your hand and perfect for companion at home, office or when you on the traveling. The 4.4 lbs laptop which has a brown black color for interior and exterior also bundled with a 6-cell Lithium battery. No word on battery run time, but like other laptop on its range, we believe this machine can produces at least 4 hours and 30 minutes of battery life on office tasks usage.
The light and sleek 15.6 inch inexpensive laptop also equipped with a wide range of port interface, such as a USB 3.0 port, a pair of USB 2.0 port, 3.5mm audio jack, VGA port, HDMI port, RJ 45 for Ethernet LAN and a multimedia card reader slot with supports SD and SDHC format cards. In term of connectivity, the newest Asus X502CA series that designed for student, home user or entry level user with little tech savvy also brings 10/100/1000 Mbps Fast Ethernet LAN and WiFi 802.11b/g/n that provides fast and secure connection into your wireless network.
There are also a Kensington security lock for security, a pair of standard stereo speakers for listening music or streaming movies from Netflix and more. Of course, there are also few preinstalled applications to enhanced your productivity and entertainment experience, such as Adobe Reader, Windows Essential, ASUS Win flash, ASUS Life Frame III, Power2Go and more.
The X502CA-BCL0901D is not the most powerful Asus X502CA machine, but this model is still worth for your money, especially if you are not too consider about graphics performance. So, what do you think? If you are on the market for inexpensive notebook, Asus X502CA-BCL0901D 15.6 inch laptop will be available soon in next few days for price around at $270 with 1 year warranty? If you are looking for another alternative which has a better office and multimedia performance, we recommend you to check Samsung ATIV Book 2 NP270E5E-K04U 15.6 inch laptop that powered by Intel Core i3-2370M processor and priced only around at $499.99.