Asus X550CA-SI30303T-W

Asus X550CA-SI30303T-W is a Windows based laptop that belongs to the low-cost segment of the market. It is a regular 15.6” laptop which can be used for Web browsing, creating documents, emailing and online video communication. It also delivers performance for light multimedia tasks like watching videos and converting formats of audio and video files.  Asus X550CA-SI30303T-W is little more stylish compared to other budget laptops. With its glossy white outfit, it will appeal to those who are looking for a little more attractive machine.  Other features of the laptop are pretty standard. It comes with 4GB RAM and 500GB, which is common in almost all budget laptops.  Asus X550CA-SI30303T-W is powered by 3rd Gen Intel Core i3-3217U processor but it is not a touchscreen laptop.  It comes with only two USB ports. There are no major differences between X550CA-SI30303S-R and X550CA-SI30303T-W. Both the laptops come with same specifications. The only difference is the body color of the models. X550CA-SI30303T-W is white while X550CA-SI30303S-R is red. Here is a brief review about specifications and performance of the machine.

Specification and Performance of Asus X550CA-SI30303T-W

Though Asus X550CA-SI30303T-W is a new laptop yet it has been integrated with a 3rd generation core i3-3217u processor which clocked with 1.8GHz frequency. Like other Intel core i3 processor, it is Hyperthreading enabled. It is fast enough for intense web browsing sessions, typing documents and working with presentations and streaming videos. The laptop includes Intel HD 4000 graphics.  With 4GB memory, the laptop can run low-end games with low details and settings. It can stream high definition videos though.  Like other Asus X550CA laptops, the display of the machine can’t support full HD video playback and will be able to playback 720p HD contents only. With the help of HDMI, users can watch full HD contents on a compatible monitor or HDTV.

Asus X550CASI30303T-W comes with 4GB DDR3 memory and supports up to 6GB memory. There is a 500GB hard drive which operates with 5400rpm. The hard drive comes preloaded with Windows 8 operating system.

The 15.6” LED backlit display of the laptop offers maximum of 1366 by 768 pixels resolution. It offers only 2 USB ports ( one of them is USB 3.0), COMBO audio jack, one VGA port for external monitor, 1  RJ45 LAN Jack for LAN insert  and an HDMI port. The network connectivity is supported by both wired ( Gigabit Ethernet) and wireless ( 802.11 b/g/n). There is a DVD burner and Webcam as well.

The 4 cell 37whr battery offers up to 2-4 hours of battery life.

Pros of Asus X550CA-SI30303T-W

Inexpensive 15.6” laptop

USB 3.0

Cons of Asus X550CA-SI30303T-W

Only 2 USB ports

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