Acer and BestBuy are teaming up to release a very affordable 15.6 inch laptop that designed for home and student users with the X502CA-HPD1104I-P “Pink” laptop. Yeah, Asus X502CA-HPD1104I-P is not a high end machine and made from a plastic for casing, but if your big concerns are price and stylish design, we believe this machine is a great choice.
Although Asus X502CA-HPD1104I-P is a very affordable laptop that designed for entry level user, the Intel Pentium 2117U dual core processor that features a 2MB L3 cache and based on the third generation of Intel Ivy Bridge architecture still offers good performance for day to day mobile computing tasks. Yeah, the Pentium Ultra Low Voltage (ULV) processor is lacks Hypertrading and Turbo 2.0 technology, but with a clock rates at 1.8GHZ and paired with 4GB of DDR3 RAM, the Asus’s laptop still can produces more than enough power for daily office tasks and light multimedia tasks.
Inside, the 64-bit version of most popular Microsoft Windows 8 OS also promises smooth and seamless performance, even for multithread applications. For graphics performance, the performance of integrated Intel HD Graphics is a bit disappointed for editing video or play modern games in high resolution, but you still can streaming video or play casual games with ease. Like common Asus’s laptop under $400, the Pink version of Asus X502CA-HPD1104I model brings a 500GB of Serial ATA hard disk drive and offers up to 5400 rotate per minutes.
Of course, as a budget friendly laptop, the X502CA’s laptop also made from a high quality plastic for bodies and lid cover. For exterior and interior, the machine comes with a hot pink color. It makes the laptop offers a stylish design and great looking especially for Teens or woman who need a budget friendly laptop for daily activities. In term of size, the X502CA-HPD1104I is identical to Asus X502CA-BI30704A 15.6 inch laptop. Measures only at 10.2 x 15.1 x 0.9 inches and weighing only around at 4.4 lbs, the Hot Pink laptop brings great portability and perfect for companion in wherever you are.
Similar to its predecessor, Asus HPD1104I-P laptop also sports a 15.6 inch High Definition widescreen display. The TFT-LCD screen uses LED backlit technology to increase visibility and enhanced colors for images and video. Yeah, the display only can produces maximum internal resolution at 1366 x 768 pixels and did not support for play 1080p HD video playback, but you can connect it into external HDTV for enhanced viewing experience, thanks to HDMI port.On the top of black bezel, the 1.0 megapixel front facing camera is perfect to use in face to face video chats. The internal digital microphone also brings clear and loud audio communications.
Around the X502CA’s edge, you will also find a full range of port interface, such as 3,.5mm audio combos jack, two USB 2.0 port, single USB 3.0 port, VGA port, RJ 45 port and multimedia card reader slot. Moreover, the stylish budget friendly laptop also comes with a 2-cell Lithium Polymer battery, Bluetooth, standard stereo speakers with 3D effect for enhanced audio quality, Gigabit Ethernet LAN and standard WiFi 802.11n for wireless connection. Yeah, its lacks Led backlit features on the keyboard, but if you used on the bright light condition, the keyboard still accurate for typing.
Other preloaded software are Kindle PC reader, Adobe Reader, Trial version of Internet security and Microsoft Office and more. Yeah, this is not a high end laptop and lacks optical drive, but with a great portability and stylish Pink design, Asus X502CA-HPD1104I-P laptop is still a great choice that you can get for price around at $299. So, what do you think? If you are preferred with natural colors, the Brown Black X502CA-BCL0901D laptop is a good alternative. Powered by Intel Celeron 1007U dual core processor, the 0.9 inch laptop is ready for order now with a starting price at $270.