Another inexpensive laptop in Asus X55C series, called as Asus X55C-SI30301N has been released by the Taiwanese based company. Based on second generation of Intel Sandy Bridge platform with Intel HD graphics 3000 for graphics processing, the X55C-SI30301N laptop offers decent power and graphics performance for day to day office use and light multimedia tasking, such as surfing the web or streaming video from YouTube, watch high definition movies or play classic games.
Asus X55C-SI30301N is an entry level laptop, but this machine also comes with latest Asus’s technologies, such as a IceCool Technology to keep the laptop cooler, full size keyboard with numeric pad which offers fast and comfortable to type on. Weighing around at 5.4 lbs and measures 14.9 x 9.9 x 1.3 inches, the latest Asus X55C laptop is can easily slip into you bag and perfect on occasional business trips.
Under the hood, a 2.4GHZ Intel Core i3-2370M dual-core processor that features 3M L3 cache and 4GB of DDR3 SDRAM gives enough power to handle basic computing tasks. Running on the 64 bit version of Microsoft Windows 8 as the operating system, Asus X55C-SI30301N also has a 500GB of Serial ATA disk drive with speed of 5400 rpm, offers plenty of storage capacity. You can also expanded the memory to 8GB DDR3 RAM to do some faster multi-tasking.
The 15.6 inch High Definition display and Intel HD graphics 3000 makes photos, video and games look crisp, clear, bright and beautiful color. It supports 720p video playback with 16:9 aspect ratio and support native resolution of 1366-by-768 pixels. On the side, you will find a DVD±RW/CD-RW drive for watch HD movies and burn DVDs or CDs and HDMI port to connect and enjoy multimedia content on HDTV, as well as a web camera with internal microphone to keep in touch with friends or family.
Asus X55C-SI30301N laptop also has a wide range of interface and connectivity features, including an audio jack, Microphone-in jack, multiformat media reader, VGA port, USB 2.0 port, USB 3.0 port for faster speed, Ethernet LAN with RJ connector and 802.11 b/g/n wireless LAN.
Moreover, the budget laptop also equipped with a pair of stereo speakers and a 6-cell lithium-ion battery, as well as few applications, such as ASUS Super Hybrid Engine II, Windows Live Essential, Microsoft Office Trial, Adobe Reader, Internet security software subscription and more. Priced around at $390 with 1 year warranty, Asus X55C-SI30301N laptop is great choice for home, student and small business users for day to day activities. Looking for best alternative of Mac Book 13.3 inch an affordable price? Check Samsung NP740U3E-A01UB, light and slim laptop with a 13.3 inch Full HD touch screen widescreen display and Intel Core i5-3337U processor.