Asus X553SA-BHCLN10 is an entry level 15.6 inch daily notebook with stylish black centric design for daily basic computing tasks. The newest Asus X553SA affordable laptop series is might not designed for everyone, but its still ideal for someone for an office workers or colleague student who need a budget machine for daily activity. Powered by the entry level Intel Braswell family, the Intel Celeron N3050 processor with 4GB of RAM still provides good performance for its price suggest. Preloaded with the newest Microsoft Windows 10 system, the X553SA-BHCLN10 can run light productivity and entertainment tasks without too much trouble and lags.
As a low cost laptop, the Asus X553SA 15.6 inch notebook’s casing is made from plastics material. The Black spin texture finished design (Asus called concentric circle) on the lid cover that combined with solid black keyboard deck make it looks more sturdy and attractive than they really are. Like the Asus X555LA-HI31103J laptop, this model also comes with Asus IceCool Technology to help keeps this machine stays cool and comfortable to use in office for full day work. The Asus X553SA-BHCLN10 15.6 inch laptop with weighs just 4.85 lbs and measures just 1 inch thin also pretty light to hold and easy to carry around with you wherever you go.
Combine the Intel Celeron N3050 dual core processor with 4GB of RAM and the 64-bit version of Microsoft Windows 10 as the operating system, the Asus X553SA-BHCLN10 mobile computing performance isn’t exactly powerful. But the processor that clocked 1.6 GHz to 2.16 GHz is still delivers fairly fast and smooth performance for daily basic use, such as web browsing, Microsoft Office, word editing and other common light multimedia and entertainment tasks. This machine equipped with a 500GB of Serial ATA disk drive with spinning speed up to 5400 RPM, which is common on affordable laptops on its class.
The 15.6 inch High Definition X553SA laptop’s panel is might not displayed brilliant color, but its still acceptable for streaming video or watching your favorite DVD-movies. But for the best result is still connect to external HDTV for stunning viewing experience via the HDMI port. Like its predecessor, the X553SA-BHCLN10 display is non-touch with supports a 1366 x 768 pixels native resolution. Attached on the top of display, the front facing 0.3 megapixel web camera that integrated with internal microphone still perfect to makes video conversation with Skype or other similar applications. Sadly, the internal speakers are only delivers tiny sound, so the headphones or external speakers are still recommended for listening music and movies.
The full-size Asus X553SA laptop’s keyboard with island style keys and full numeric keypad is lacks the backlit, but it still comfortable and pleasant to use for long hours typing session. The 2-cell prismatic battery provides more than fours hours between charge (depending on use) which is a typical compromise at this class. Around the left and right edge, the Asus X553SA-BHCLN10 has single USB 2.0 and 3.0 port, 3.5mm audio jack, RJ-45 port, HDMI port, security lock slot, SD card reader slot and SuperMulti DVD/CD burner drive.
For connectivity, the X553SA-BHCLN10 budget laptop shipped with 10/100 Mbps Ethernet LAN and WiFi 802.11b/g/n wireless LAN. There are also Evernote, Flipboard, trial version of Microsoft Office and more pre-installed software for productivity, entertainment and multimedia. Yeah, with a Intel Celeron N3050 processor as the heart, the newest Asus X553SA is not designed for a business or professionals. But with a starting price only around at $249, Asus X553SA-BHCLN10 is extremely cheap for its class. If you lucky, you can get this machine for only $139.99 at Black Friday 2015. If you need another alternative, we recommend you to take a look at the sub-$250 HP 15-af131dx 15.6 inch laptop with AMD A6-5200 Quad Core APU.