Looking for new laptop for work and play to replaced your PC? If you are Asus fan and looking for an affordable 17.3 inch laptop, we recommend you to take a look at Asus X75A-DB51. This is the latest model in Asus X75A series that powered by fast Intel Core i5-3230M dual-core processor from Intel Ivy Bridge platform and brings large storage capacity to store all video, music and office files.
If you are love classic design, this 6.7 lbs laptop that comes with a simple black classic design and matte surface with classic suit pattern is a good laptop for you. Measures 11 x 16.5 x 1.6 inches and shipped with a 6-cell Lithium Ion 4400 mAh battery (claims up to 4 hours of battery usage on single charge), this machine is not the lightest and thinnest 17.3 inch laptop, so do not expect it for travel companion, especially for ladies or guys with small shoulder.
Asus X75A-DB51 is a budget friendly laptop that designed for daily office and multimedia use. The 3rd Generation of Intel Core i5-3230M dual core processor with a base speed of 2.6GHZ, 8GB of DDR3 RAM and features a 3 MB L3-Cache provides more than enough power for day to day office and multimedia multitasks. Running on the 64-bit version of Microsoft Windows 8 for operating system and features a Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 technology for increase processor speed up to 3.2GHZ, this machine offers more stable platform for work and play at office or home.
The 17.3 inch High Definition Plus LED Backlight display that integrated Intel GMA HD onboard / shared memory graphics card provides a crisp, clear and good level of brightness and contrast for images and video. It offers a 16:9 aspect ratio and support a 1600 x 900 native resolution, just like other 17.3 inch laptop from other brand on its price range. Sadly, it only comes with a 0.3MP web camera, lower than common 17.3 inch budget friendly laptop on its price that brings a 1.0MP HD web camera.
In term of port and connectivity, Asus X75A-DB51 17.3 inch laptop equipped with a single USB 2.0 port, a pair of USB 3.0 port for faster transfer files, 3 -in-1 media card reader slot ( SD/ SDHC/ SDXC), Microphone-in/Headphone-out jack, HDMI port, 10/100/1000 Mbps Fast Ethernet LAN with RJ connector, Bluetooth 4.0 and WiFi 802.11b/g/n that provides a reliable wireless connection.
There is also a 750GB of Serial ATA disk drive (5400 rpm), full sized Wave-style keyboard with numeric keypad for fast and secure typing, Smart Gesture touchpad, integrated digital microphone and stereo speakers with SonicMaster Lite audio enhancement that offering decent volume, crisp and loud sound for office and small room. Of course, like common Asus’s laptop, the newest Asus X75A laptop also comes with Instant ON for fast boot times, ASUS Super Hybrid Engine II technology, 60-day trial of Microsoft Office 2010, Asus Vibe, Power2Go, Adobe Reader and more applications.
Yeah, if the price is your big concern, Asus X75A-DB51 laptop that has a starting price around at $585 with 1 year limited warranty is a great laptop and gives a great value for your money. If you have more budget and looking for a desktop replacement with better business and multimedia performance, we recommend you to take a look at HP ENVY TouchSmart m7-j010dx 17.3 inch laptop that shipped with new Intel Haswell platform and boasts a 17.3 inch Full HD touchscreen display that can produces maximum internal resolution at 1920 x 1080 pixels.