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ASUS K55A-DS51 15.6" Notebook Computer (Mocha)

ASUS K55A-DS51 15.6" Notebook Computer (Mocha)

ASUS K55A-DS51 15.6" Notebook Computer (Mocha)

B&H # ASK55ADS51 MFR # K55A-DS51
ASUS K55A-DS51 15.6" Notebook Computer (Mocha)

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Product Highlights

  • 2.6GHz Intel Core i5-3230M Dual-Core
  • 8GB of DDR3 RAM
  • 750GB 5400rpm Hard Drive
  • Integrated Intel HD Graphics 4000
  • 15.6" HD Widescreen LED-Backlit Display
  • 1366 x 768 Native Resolution
  • SuperMulti DVD Burner
  • 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0
  • Integrated Webcam, Microphone & Speakers
  • Windows 8 (64-bit)
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The K55A-DH51 15.6" Notebook Computer from ASUS features an aluminum construction and is available in a mocha finish. It features a sleek, wedge-shaped design with a textured finish. This ASUS notebook also has a 15.6" HD widescreen LED-backlit display with a 16:9 aspect ratio and a 1366 x 768 native resolution, powered by integrated Intel HD Graphics 4000. The screen also has a glossy finish for vibrant color.

The system is powered by a dual-core Ivy Bridge 2.6GHz Intel Core i5-3230M processor. It also comes with 8GB of DDR3 RAM, a 750GB 5400rpm hard drive, a SuperMulti DVD burner, a 2-in-1 media card reader, 10/100/1000Mbps Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, an integrated webcam and microphone. There are also built-in Altec Lansing stereo speakers.

Windows 8 (64-bit) is the installed operating system. Windows 8 replaces the traditional Start menu with a redesigned Start screen. The Start screen features tiles, which provide notifications in real-time. Windows 8 also focuses more on cloud storage as well as apps, which can be downloaded from the Windows Store. Windows 8 provides a unique user experience that differs from previous versions of Windows.

Hardware

Dual-Core Ivy Bridge Intel Core Performance
This ASUS computer houses a dual-core Ivy Bridge 2.6GHz Intel Core i5-3230M. It can also be overclocked up to 3.2GHz, thanks to Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 technology. With a dedicated L3 cache and 8GB of DDR3 RAM, you'll be able to experience smooth and seamless multitasking
15.6" HD Widescreen LED-Backlit Display
This ASUS computer has a 15.6" LED-backlit HD widescreen display. LED backlighting provides lower power consumption and longer panel lifetime than their CCFL counterparts. The screen has a 16:9 aspect ratio and a glossy finish. The display has a 1366 x 768 native resolution, supported by integrated Intel HD Graphics 4000
ASUS IceCool Technology
ASUS IceCool Technology places heat-generating components away from the palm rest, ensuring a comfortable typing experience for users even after prolonged periods of use
ASUS SonicMaster Lite Technology
ASUS SonicMaster Lite gives this ASUS computer the ability to deliver more powerful sounds and richer bass to provide the best audio experience in the mainstream notebook class
ASUS SuperBatt Technology
ASUS SuperBatt Technology provides an extended battery charge-cycle lifespan that is up to 3x that of normal notebooks

Windows 8

The Redesigned Start Screen
Windows 8 introduces a new Start screen, which has all the information you need in one place. The traditional Windows desktop screen has been replaced with a tablet style design featuring tiles. Tiles are customizable as well as update in real time. News, weather forecasts, sports, contacts, apps and more are available for you to use. It's all right there on the Start screen. If you prefer the traditional Start screen of Windows 7, you have the option to switch to it
To the Cloud
With Windows 8, when signed in using your Microsoft account, you'll have instant access to your personal Start screen, themes, language preferences, browsing history and browser favorites. You can also connect to services such as Microsoft Outlook, Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter and more
Windows Store
In the Windows Store, you can search for or browse thousands of apps. Choose from the featured apps or grab one of the most frequently downloaded apps to see what all the hype is all about. You can also see how other people rate apps. For certain apps, you can try it out before you buy it so you can make sure you absolutely want an app before you spend your hard-earned money on it
In the Box
ASUS K55A-DS51 15.6" Notebook Computer (Mocha)
  • AC Adapter
  • Power Cord
  • 6-Cell Lithium Ion Battery
  • 1 Year International/1 Year Accidental Damage/30-Day Zero Bright Dot Warranty
  • 2-way FREE Shipping/24-7 Tech Support
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    Specifications
    Performance
    Processor 2.6 GHz Intel Core i5-3230M Dual-Core Ivy Bridge
    Cache L3: 3 MB
    System Bus 5 GT/s
    Memory Slots: 2x SO-DIMM 204-Pin
    Type: 1600 MHz DDR3 SDRAM
    Installed: 8 GB (2x4 GB)
    Capacity: 8 GB
    Graphics Card Type: Integrated
    Installed: Intel HD Graphics 4000 Dedicated
    Display
    Type Widescreen
    Size 15.6"
    Backlight LED
    Aspect Ratio 16:9
    Finish Glossy
    Native Resolution 1366 x 768
    Storage
    Hard Drive Installed: 750 GB 5400 rpm
    Type: SATA
    Optical Drive SuperMulti DVD Burner
    Input/Output Connectors
    Ports 2x USB 3.0 (A)
    1x USB 2.0 (A)
    Display 1x HDMI
    1x VGA
    Audio Integrated Stereo Speakers
    Integrated Microphone
    1x 1/8" (3.5 mm) Headphone Output
    1x 1/8" (3.5 mm) Microphone Input
    Flash Media Slot 1x SD
    1x MMC
    Communications
    Network 10/100/1000 Mbps Gigabit Ethernet (RJ-45)
    Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n
    Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.0
    NFC No
    Webcam Yes
    General
    Operating System Windows 8 (64-bit)
    Security Kensington Lock Slot
    Keyboard Type: Standard Notebook Keyboard
    Pointing Device TouchPad
    Battery 6-Cell Lithium-Ion (4700 mAh)
    Power Requirements Not Specified By Manufacturer
    Dimensions (WxHxD) 14.9 x 1.5 x 9.9" / 37.8 x 3.9 x 25.1 cm
    Weight 5.51 lb / 2.5 kg
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 16.6 x 11.6 x 3.5"

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