SpecificationsNotebook: Asus X550CA-XO113H (X550 Series)
Processor: Intel Celeron 1007U
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics (Ivy Bridge)
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Price: 400 euro
Average of 1 scores (from 2 reviews)
Reviews for the Asus X550CA-XO113H
Source: Trusted Reviews
If you’re on a budget, it’s really hard to argue with the ASUS X550. Yes, you can easily see where the cost savings have occurred (cheap feel, low quality screen, Intel Celeron processor, rattly keyboard), but at the same time the savings really add up. At £329, the performance isn’t too far removed from the £430 HP Touchsmart Sleekbook and the £499 ASUS V550C. It feels cheap, and the cost-saving areas are obvious, but at just £329 RRP with similar performance to laptops £100 more expensive, this is an impressive performer.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/23/2013
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 100% performance: 60% features: 70% display: 60% mobility: 60% workmanship: 70% emissions: 90%
Source: Notebook.cz CZ→EN
Positive: Slim design; quiet cooling system. Negative: Only 2 USB ports; performance of the CPU.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/12/2013
Intel HD Graphics (Ivy Bridge): In the mobile Ivy Bridge Celeron and Pentium CPUs integrated processor graphics card. The HD Graphics is the slower, GT1 called, part with less execution units (EUs) and only one texture sampler - compared to the GT2 HD Graphics 4000.
Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.
1007U: Entry level ULV dual core processor with integrated graphics card called Intel HD Graphics and reduced features of the Ivy Bridge core (no Turbo Boost, AES, ...).» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
15-16 inch is a standard display size for laptops and offers the biggest variety of products.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
Usually subnotebooks, ultrabooks and quite lightweight laptops with 12-16 inch display-diagonal weigh as much.
Asus: ASUSTeK Computer Incorporated, a Taiwanese multinational company, produces motherboards, graphics cards, optical drives, PDAs, computer monitors, notebook computers, servers, networking products, mobile phones, computer cases, computer components, and computer cooling systems. The company's 2007 revenues reached US$6.9 billion. ASUS also produces components for other manufacturers. The Eee PC initiated the netbook boom in 2008.
80%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.