Asus X555LA-HI71105L 15.6 inch laptop is a perfect budget friendly laptop with long battery life and powerful Intel Core “Broadwell” i7 dual core processor for hard work and play. If the computing performance is your biggest concern, the latest Asus X555LA laptop series delivers everything you need to handle most mainstream productivity and multimedia tasks. With the Intel Core i7-5500U processor and 6GB of RAM as the heart, the X555LA-HI71105L 15.6 inch provides a really faster performance for multitasking than its competitor with a price tag under $500.
Asus X555LA Computing Performance
Comes with the powerful Intel Core i7-5500U dual core processor as the heart means the overall X555LA-HI71105L computing performance is better than common 15.6 inch laptop on its price range, such as the sub-$500 HP 15-af171nr 15.6 inch notebook. The 2.4 GHz dual core processor that paired with 6GB DDR3L 1600 MHz SDRAM also comes with Intel Hyper-Threading for enhance mobile computing performance. Most modern program can handled without any delays, even for multi-thread applications. As an internal storage, the Asus 1TB laptop hard disk drive offers more than enough space for thousand of multimedia and document files.
There is also Turbo 2.0 Boost technology to increase the processor performance up to 3.0 GHz when you handle demanding multitasking. With the 64-bit version of Microsoft Windows 10 as the system, most modern productivity and multimedia applications will runs smoothly without too much problems. Unfortunately, Asus X555LA-HI71105L laptop only equipped with Intel UMA shared graphics, so don’t expected to play the 3D modern gaming, but some casual older games still can played smoothly without any lags.
The X555LA-HI71105L Designs and Display
Like the Asus X555LA-HI31103J 15.6 inch budget friendly notebook, Asus X555LA-HI71105L 15.6 inch notebook also sports two-tone finished design. The black lid cover combined with stylish Asus laptop’s logo and unique concentric circle design make it looks more robust and more expensive than its competitor. For interior, the plastic keyboard deck is comes with silver design and chiclet-style black keyboard with full numeric keypad. The keyboard is may not the best on its class, but still soft to touch and accurate for word and numeric typing. Speaking of size, the 5.07 lbs laptop has dimension in 10.08 x 15.04 x 1.02 inch. Yeah, the X555LA-HI71105L is not a light and thin machine, but its still acceptable to carry around with you for full day work.
Like its sister, the X555LA-HI71105L panel laptop’s sport a 1366×768 pixels native resolution. Its may not designed for watching 1080p HD content and produces lower brightness than its competitor, but still fairly crisp and produces natural color for streaming video or watch new DVD movies. For better viewing experience, you should connect the X555LA into external monitor or HDTV via two display port (VGA and HDMI ports) that placed on the left side. On those place, you will also find others essential ports, such as RJ-45, security lock slot and 2x USB 3.0 ports.
The internal stereo speakers on the Asus X555LA-HI71105L is placed on the underside. Its may not delivers stunning audio, but they still produce fairly loud and crisp sound for music and video. There are also a Super-Multi DVD drive on the right side and front facing VGA web camera with integrated microphone for Skype video chats and self video recording. The rest of X555LA laptop’s features are USB 2.0 port, 3.5mm audio combos jack, 10/100/1000 Mbps Gigabit Ethernet LAN, integrated standard 802.11 b/g/n Wireless LAN for internet connection and 2-cell Lithium Polymer battery which produces more than five hours of life for browse the web.
Yeah, Asus X555LA-HI71105L is not the best middle-class laptop on the market. But with a starting price only around at $499, its still a great machine and you will satisfy with the Intel Core Broadwell performance. So, what do you think? If you only need a portable laptop for a really basic tasks and the price is your biggest concern, you should check the sub-$200 Satellite CL45-C4330 laptop. It’s a low-cost 14 inch laptop with Intel Celeron N2840 processor and measures just 0.9 inch thick.