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Asus X555LA 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 6GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 6GB Feb 2015
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Designed for everyday multitasking and entertainment for smart and practical users, the ASUS X Series notebooks redefine your expectations of all-rounder notebook. With a spun-circle finish and... More
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7 Reasons For

Good Brand

Asus is one of the better rated laptop manufacturers according to average reviews from users and experts, and Asus also has good ratings for its medium processor core notebook PCs.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

The smallest total storage capacity of notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the X555LA is 16GB, the biggest is 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 550GB. The Asus X555LA has a quite big total storage capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the X555LA.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 1TB total storage capacity notebook PCs currently available including the DELL Inspiron 15, or the Toshiba Satellite S50-B which is cheaper.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Asus X555LA supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most notebook PCs of this spec and age. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The memory clock speeds supported by processor of all laptops of this spec and age ranges from 133MHz (worst) to 1,866MHz (best).

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Quite Big Screen Size

The smallest screen size of laptops of this spec and age is 11" and the biggest is 18". The Asus X555LA has a quite big screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other 15.6" laptops and we think cheaper laptops such as the Toshiba Satellite C50-B is also worth considering.

If you are looking for a laptop with a bigger screen size then you might want to consider the DELL Inspiron 17 5758 (17.3"), or the Lenovo G70-80 (17.3").

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year, the Asus X555LA has a front camera.

It is worth considering alternative laptops which also have a front camera including the S540, the G70-80, or the X250 all from Lenovo.

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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 laptops that have been around for a similar time to it.

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10 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The Asus X555LA has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies (only 900 megahertz) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 750MHz and 1,300MHz.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Asus X555LA does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as the X555LA do have a full-size keyboard.

It is worth also looking at alternative portable PCs which also have a full-size keyboard including the S540, or the G70-80 both from Lenovo or the DELL Latitude 12 E5250.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many notebook PCs 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.

There are a number of other notebook PCs that have an HDD storage media currently available that you might want to consider including the Toshiba Satellite C50-B, or the Asus X555LA which is cheaper.

If the storage medium of this Asus laptop is not good enough for you then you might also want to look at the Lenovo T450 (SSD and cheaper).

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Only Two Battery Cells

The Asus X555LA is a two battery cell count laptop.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

At only 37 watt-hours, the Asus X555LA has a fairly small battery capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age. The average battery capacity of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the X555LA is 46Wh, and the battery capacities range from 23Wh to 120Wh.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Asus X555LA does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the X555LA also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

Other laptops which also have a touch sensitive screen that you might also want to look at include the Inspiron 15, or the Inspiron 15 both from DELL.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of only 8 gigabytes, the Asus X555LA's maximum internal memory is one of the smallest amongst medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the X555LA. The maximum internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the X555LA range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Thick

At 25.8 millimeters, the Asus X555LA is fairly thick compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year. Medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the X555LA have heights of between 11mm and 2,400mm, and the average height is 27mm.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on laptops of a similar age and spec to it.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Asus X555LA

Released Over a Year Ago

This notebook PC has been on the market for over a year.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.2 gigahertz, the Asus X555LA has a relatively standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the X555LA.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 2.2GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs currently available including cheaper portable PCs such as the Acer Aspire E5.

If this Asus notebook PC processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might also want to look at the Latitude 14 E5450 (2.3GHz), the Latitude 12 E5250 (2.3GHz), or the Latitude 14 E5450 (2.3GHz) all from DELL.

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Average Weight

At 2.3 kilograms, the Asus X555LA has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 2.3kg heavy portable PCs currently available including cheaper notebook PCs such as the HP 350.

If you don't mind having a heavier weight then you might want to consider the HP ProBook 650 (2.3kg).

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Average Internal Memory

The Asus X555LA has a pretty standard internal memory (6 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been on the market for more than a year.

If you are looking for a bigger internal memory then you might want to look at the Toshiba Satellite S50-B (8GB and cheaper), or the Lenovo Z51-70 (8GB and cheaper).

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Specification

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Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
3D
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Intel® OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Expert Reviews

(4)
10 August 2015

The Asus X555LA thrives while multitasking and offers long battery life, but it feels like a budget laptop...

28 July 2015

The perfect all-round value laptop for work and play. Thay's how Asus bills its X555LA , and for once we're almost inclined to agree. This 15in budget laptop can be found for under £300, and... Read more…

28 May 2015

Despite a fair few shortcomings the Asus X555LA is a good value budget laptop for those with modest demands...

22 September 2015

Chi è alla ricerca di un notebook economico non può certo pretendere di portare a casa un mostro di potenza, però scegliendo l'Asus X555LA potrete fare anche attività che rallentano gli altri... Read more…

Bestinclass battery life
Fast performance
Strong audio
Little bloatware
Autonomia migliore della categoria
Cheap feel
Dim display
Poor webcam
Costa un po' di pi dei concorrenti
Il display non particolarmente brillante

User Reviews

(88)
Reviewed 5 August 2015 by Tegan10

'Plays well with Windows 10' is the statement on the laptop. The laptop was running windows 8.1 when purchased and it worked brilliantly.I then was given the option to upgrade to windows 10, after... Read more…

Reviewed 29 December 2015 by Ishy
Ishy would recommend the Asus X555LA

Very NYC and slim laptop and light good screen quality highly recommend this product...

Reviewed 29 December 2015 by R m jamil
R m jamil would recommend the Asus X555LA

Its a great i really like it and easy to use much faster. Thanks HP...

Reviewed 29 December 2015 by Sam
Sam would recommend the Asus X555LA

I really like my new laptop and would recommend nice design...

Reviewed 17 November 2015 by Hermie 1
Hermie 1 would recommend the Asus X555LA

I dj using a laptop so i needed something that had a fast processor speed, alot of Ram and loads of memory. This laptop ticks all the boxes for me and i could notice the difference in speed... Read more…

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