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Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX550GD

Specifications

Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX550GD
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX550GD (Zenbook Pro 15 Series)
Graphics adapter
Memory
16384 MB 
, DDR4 2400MHz onboard
Display
15.6 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 141 PPI, Capacitive, IPS, glossy: yes
Storage
512 MB NAND Flash, 0.5 GB 
Connections
2 USB 3.1 Gen2, 2 Thunderbolt, 1 HDMI, Audio Connections: 3.5mm, Card Reader: microSD
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n/ac), Bluetooth 5.0
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 18.9 x 365 x 251 ( = 0.74 x 14.37 x 9.88 in)
Battery
71 Wh Lithium-Polymer, 8-cell, Battery runtime (according to manufacturer): 9 h
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64 Bit
Camera
Webcam: VGA
Additional features
Speakers: Stereo, Keyboard: Chiclet, Keyboard Light: yes
Weight
1.86 kg ( = 65.61 oz / 4.1 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
1800 Euro

 

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Average Score: 73% - average
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

Reviews for the Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX550GD

73% Asus ZenBook Pro 15 with ScreenPad: Potentially pointing to the future
Source: Zdnet.com English
The ZenBook Pro 15 is decent enough to function as a work laptop, but without ScreenPad there is little else exceptional about it, and it is very much yet another 2018 laptop sitting around the AU$3,000 mark.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/27/2018
Rating: Total score: 73%

Comment

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Intel Core i7: The Intel Core i7 for laptops is based on the LG1156 Core i5/i7 CPU for desktops. The base clock speed of the CPUs is relatively low, but because of a huge Turbo mode, the cores can dynamically overclock to up to 3.2 GHz (920XM). Therefore, the CPU can be as fast as high clocked dual-core CPUs (using single threaded applications) but still offer the advantage of 4 cores. Because of the large TDP of 45 W / 55 W, the CPU is only intended for large laptops.  
8750H: On Coffee Lake architecture based processor for big and heavy laptops. Integrates six processor cores clocked at 2.2 - 4.1 GHz (4 GHz with 4 cores, 3.9 GHz with 6 cores) that support HyperThreading. Manufactured in an improved 14nm process (14nm++). » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
15.6":

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.
1.86 kg:

This weight is typical for very big tablets, subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 11-13 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).


73%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Stefan Hinum, 2018-10-23 (Update: 2018-10-23)