Asus X550CA-XO113H

Specifications

Asus X550CA-XO113HNotebook: 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
Weight: 2.3kg
Price: 400 euro
Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: 100%, performance: 60%, features: 70%, display: 60% mobility: 60%, workmanship: 70%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: 90%

Reviews for the Asus X550CA-XO113H

80% ASUS X550CA-XO113H Laptop review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
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%

Foreign Reviews

Recenze: ASUS X550Ca - levně s tichým chlazením
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

Comment

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.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


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.


15.6": 15 inch display-variants are the standard and are used for more than the half of all notebooks. 15.4 inch display with 16:10 are the standard for notebook displays. However nowadays, more and more 16:9 displays with 15.6 inch appear. The reason why so many people like displays with medium size is, that this size is not exhausting for the eyes, does not need too much energy and the laptops can be kept quite compact.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


2.3 kg: These sub-notebooks weight less than the average of all notebooks, but represent a heavier class of weight among the sub-notebooks. 13 inch displays are normal for this class of weight.


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.

Asus reviews


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.

Devices from a different Manufacturer and/or with a different CPU

» Sony Vaio SV-F1521A7E
Pentium 2117U
» HP 2000-2D78Sr
Pentium 2020M
» Asus X551MA-SX036D
Celeron N2815
» Acer Aspire V5-572P-4416
Pentium 2117U
» Lenovo G500s-59367693
Pentium 2020M

Devices with the same GPU

» Asus VivoBook X200CA-DB01T
Celeron 1007U, 11.6", 1.2 kg
» Sony SVT-1121B2E/W
Pentium 3560Y, 11.6", 0.75 kg
» Asus Transformer Book TX300CA-C4023H
Core i5 3317U, 13.3", 1.9 kg
» Asus Transformer Book T100-DK002H
Atom Z3740, 10.1", 1.1 kg
» HP Pavilion 14-c001ef
Celeron 847, 14.0", 1.8 kg
» Acer Aspire V5-431P-10074G50Mass
Celeron 1007U, 14.0", 2.1 kg

Devices with Same Screen Size and/or Weight

» Lenovo ThinkPad T540p-20BFA0AVPB
GeForce GT 730M, Core i5 4200M
» Lenovo IdeaPad S510P-59-405720
HD Graphics (Haswell), Pentium 3556U
» HP Envy 15-j151sr
GeForce GT 750M, Core i7 4702MQ
» Toshiba Satellite P50-B-103
Radeon R9 M265X, Core i7 4700HQ
» Lenovo IdeaPad Z50-70
GeForce 840M, Core i5 4210U
» Toshiba Satellite Radius P50W-BST2N22
HD Graphics 4400, Core i5 4210U
» Asus NX500JK-DR013H
GeForce GTX 850M, Core i7 4712HQ
» Toshiba Satellite L50-B-1M6
HD Graphics (Bay Trail), Pentium N3530
» Toshiba Satellite C50-B-14D
HD Graphics (Bay Trail), Celeron N2830
» MSI GP60 2PE-222UK
GeForce 840M, Core i7 4710HQ
» Acer Extensa 2510G
GeForce 820M, Core i3 4030U
» HP Pavilion 15-p011nr
Radeon R7 M260, A-Series A10-5745M
» Asus N550JK-DS71T
GeForce GTX 850M, Core i7 4700HQ
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2013-09-27 (Update: 2013-09-27)