Reviews for the Asus X551MA-SX036D
Source: Notebook-Center.ru RU→EN
Positive: Good price; good appearance and decent performance for it value. Negative: No backlit keyboard option.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/10/2014
Source: PC Store BU→EN
Positive: Good price; good appearance; light; large and comfortable keyboard; great touchpad; good sound system. Negative: Modest display; no optical drive.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 04/07/2014
The Asus X551MA-SX036D is light and mobile without compromising performance. The Asus X551MA comes with an Intel Celeron N2815 processor which is one of the better dual core Atom processors available. The processor can be clocked up to 2.13 GHz on turbo, providing enough processing power for simple to advanced applications. The laptop also comes bundled with an Intel HD Graphics (Ivy Bridge), which provides decent enough graphics. Those looking to play high end games, however, should not expect much from this graphic card. It is sufficient for playing high quality videos.
The 15.4" screen features a resolution of 1366 by 768. The resolution is not impressive for a screen that size. Most laptops nowadays come with at least that resolution. It provides a good enough display, but there is much room for improvement. However, a main feature of this laptop is its weight of 2.1 kilograms. It is lighter than most 15” laptops out there and can be used as a heavier alternative to replace tablets while having good enough specifications to replace a desktop. In conclusion, the Asus X551MA is a good laptop for your everyday use. It should not be expected to run high requirement applications with great performance.
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.
N2815: Soc with an integrated dual core Atom processor clocked at 1.86 - 2.13 GHz (Turbo) and an Intel HD Graphics GPU.» 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.
In the notebook sector, Asus had a global market share of about 11% from 2014-2016, making it the fourth largest laptop manufacturer. In the smartphone sector, Asus is not among the Top 5 and has only a small market share (as of 2016).
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.