Average of 2 scores (from 1 reviews)
Reviews for the Asus N551JK-CN166H
Silver entertainer. Asus introduces an overall well-designed, representative all-rounder in stylish aluminum looks to the upper-range for approximately 1000 Euros (~$1134). It is even possible to risk a game owing to the GeForce GTX 850M. Only the choice of processor is questionable. Our in-depth report reveals how the device fares in the single tests.
Source: Expert Reviews
The Asus N551JK is a supremely impressive laptop at an almost unbelievably low price, with a good processor, dedicated graphics and a superb screen. At this price, it's the best desktop replacement laptop you can buy.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 01/29/2015
Rating: Total score: 100%
Model: There is no doubt that Asus has the capability to produce beautiful and powerful laptops and the Asus N551JK-CN166H follows in that lineage. The cover is made from aluminium with the iconic spun metal design surrounding the Asus branding. There is a sense of elegance and luxury with the dark grey cover and dual tone chassis. Even the interior is textured with radial dimple pattern around a silver island-style keyboard. The 15.6 inch display has an aspect ratio of 16:9 and uses IPS technology. As a result, clarity and colors are top-notch.
The beautiful display is supplemented with awesome audio from SonicMaster and even includes a portable subwoofer with professional grade sound-processing from MaxxAudio. The hardware on-board consists of an Intel Core i5-4200H processor clocked at 2.8 GHz, 8 GB DDR3L 1600 MHz RAM, an NVIDIA GeForce GTX850M GPU with 2 GB VRAM and a 1 TB hard drive with a 24 GB SanDisk SSD combo.
Needless to say that the Asus N551JK-CN166H is as capable as it is beautiful. Other features include three USB 3.0 ports, an HDMI port, a Display port and a card reader. The Windows 8.1 64 bit system also comes with a Blu-ray drive and the entire device weighs in at 2.7 kg. The Asus N551JK-CN166H is powered with 56W Lithium-Ion battery with 6-cells rated at 5200 mAh.
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 850M: Upper mid-range graphics card from the GeForce GTX 800M series.
Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.
Haswell-based dual-core processor clocked at 2.8 GHz with Turbo Boost support up to 3.4 GHz. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 4600 GPU and a dual-channel DDR3 memory controller. Very high TDP (47 W).» 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.
This weight is representative for typical laptops with a 14-16 inch display-diagonal.
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).
92.5%: Indeed, this rating is very goodl There do not exist many notebook models, which are rated better.
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