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Asus V551LA 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 8GB 750GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 8GB Aug 2013
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Metal-styled powerful touch Ultrabook with optical drive- Windows 8 Pro or other editions available- Up to Intel Core i7-4500U processor- More responsive and accurate touchscreen than industry... More
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12 Reasons For

Asus Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

We checked 2,723 expert and owner reviews for Asus portable PCs and found that on average Asus has good ratings. We also found that Asus has good ratings specifically for its medium processor core notebook PCs.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on laptops of this age and type.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Asus V551LA supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it. This laptop also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the V551LA.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across comparable types of laptop is 133MHz.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Asus V551LA has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the V551LA. The smallest internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the V551LA is 1GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.3GB.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Fairly Big Screen Size

The average screen size of laptops that came out around the same time as the V551LA is 15", and the screen sizes range from 10" to 18". The Asus V551LA has a quite big screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the V551LA.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

The average total storage capacity of portable PCs of this age and type is 520GB, and the total storage capacity range from 1GB to 1.5TB. With a total storage capacity of 750 gigabytes, the Asus V551LA has a quite big total storage capacity compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the V551LA.

If you want a laptop with a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to look at the DELL Inspiron 17 5748 (1TB), or the HP Pavilion 17 (1TB).

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the V551LA, the Asus V551LA has a front camera.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

Unlike most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago which do not have a touch sensitive screen, the Asus V551LA has a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity

At 4,500 milliamperes * hour, the Asus V551LA has a quite big battery capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type. The battery capacities of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 3mAh to 30,000mAh, and the average battery capacity is 3,700mAh.

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12 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the Asus V551LA has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the V551LA. The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the V551LA is 370MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 650MHz.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

Across all the notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the V551LA the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of only 1,000 megahertz, the Asus V551LA has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the V551LA.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the V551LA have a full-size keyboard, however the Asus V551LA does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on laptops of this type and age. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.

Laptops with a better storage medium that might be worth considering include the T420s (SSD), or the S540 (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of only 1.6 gigahertz, the Asus V551LA has a fairly slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type. The processor clock speeds of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 0.8GHz to 3.1GHz.

Laptops with a faster processor clock speed that might also be worth considering include the Toshiba Z30 (1.7GHz).

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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Only SonicMaster Audio System

This portable PC audio system, which is the most frequently found audio system on laptops of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Only Three Battery Cells

The Asus V551LA is a three battery cell count laptop.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

Across all the notebook PCs of this age and type the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB. With a maximum internal memory of only 8 gigabytes, the Asus V551LA has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The maximum turbo frequencies of notebook PCs of this type and age range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3GHz. The Asus V551LA has one of the slower maximum turbo frequencies (only 2.6 gigahertz) amongst laptops of this age.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The Asus V551LA is a one USB 2.0 port laptop. Most of the other portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

With a hard drive speed of only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the Asus V551LA has a fairly slow hard drive speed compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the V551LA. Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the V551LA have hard drive speeds of between 4,200 RPM and 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Asus V551LA

Released Over Three Years Ago

This Asus notebook PC was released over three years ago.

Average Weight

At 2.4 kilograms, the Asus V551LA has a fairly average weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the V551LA.

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Average Battery Life

At 5 hours, the Asus V551LA has a fairly average battery life compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the V551LA.

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
USB 2.0 Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel TSX-NI
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Capacity
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Password Protection
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Technical Details
Other Features

User Reviews

(10)
Reviewed 4 June 2014 by Fred
Fred would recommend the Asus V551LA (Verified Purchase)

Nice design and loads quickly,would recommend as a great buy for the price...

Reviewed 16 September 2014 by Bigphil98
Bigphil98 would recommend the Asus V551LA (Verified Purchase)

I would recommend this laptop to anyone who is looking for a laptop for a student or someone who just needs to do everyday things like email or social media...

Reviewed 9 October 2014 by Bestbuycustomer11
Bestbuycustomer11 would recommend the Asus V551LA

This laptop had everything I was looking for and was within my price range. It is fast, the touch screen works great, and it is quick to start up. The battery life is average, it lasts for a few... Read more…

Reviewed 14 October 2014 by Cindy
Cindy would recommend the Asus V551LA (Verified Purchase)

Asus intel i5 (core) with windows 8.1 so far is great. IT runs fast , touch screen is great, no issues with that. Only thing i find so far is some issues with hooking up a mouse to it but so far... Read more…

Reviewed 29 October 2014 by Brad
Brad would recommend the Asus V551LA (Verified Purchase)

So far so good! I've had this laptop for a couple months now and really like almost everything about it. The only thing I'm skeptical on is the built in battery...

Reviewed 24 January 2015 by 92hg
92hg would recommend the Asus V551LA (Verified Purchase)

I have been pleased with this laptops performance, quality and quickness. It is sturdy with it's aluminum "shell". Also speakers are really nice for playing CDs. The video quality is good too. I'm... Read more…

Reviewed 19 November 2014 by Suebell
Suebell would recommend the Asus V551LA (Verified Purchase)

Took a little while to get used to how sensitive the screen and keys are. this is a great size & capacity - speed is fantastic so I love it...

Reviewed 3 February 2015 by Bbieb2448
Bbieb2448 would recommend the Asus V551LA (Verified Purchase)

Great laptop has enough speed and memory for every day use just to surf the web or word document. I would recommend this to a friend...

Reviewed 6 September 2015 by Techdad

My experience with such an Asus touch laptop is that they last 13 months. I would suggest that you go to a different brand...

Reviewed 19 September 2014 by Robert
Robert would recommend the Asus V551LA (Verified Purchase)

My 1st Asus and I must say I am thoroughly impressed!

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers v551ladh51, v551ladh51t, asus v551ladh51, asus v551ladh51t
Barcodes 00886227577811, 08862275778112
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