The ASUS K550CA-DH31T is a 15.6" notebook computer with a multi-touch display and smart gesture touchpad. For power and multi-tasking, this computer has a 1.8GHz Intel Core i3-3217U processor and 4GB of DDR3 1600MHz memory. This notebook's hard drive stores up to 500GB of data and spins at a speed of 5400rpm. This notebook has 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi for high-speed Internet access. This notebook also includes a 720p webcam for high-definition video chatting.
This notebook's integrated Intel graphics chipset supports HDMI 1.4 for 4K high-definition video output. This computer also incorporates a super-multi DVD double-layer disc drive for reading and writing data stored on optical media. Splendid technology is onboard, which fine-tunes display properties based on the application you're currently using. The ASUS K550CA also comes with three years of free cloud storage from ASUS.
The ASUS K550CA features a USB 3.0 port for high-speed data transfers. ASUS Instant-On technology is also featured, which allows the computer to resume from a sleep state in a few seconds. To help the computer remain cool during operation, this laptop has ASUS IceCool technology for optimized air-flow and Power4Gear, which adjusts fan speed to conserve battery life. The ASUS K550CA also has a chiclet dust-repellant keyboard that is designed to improve comfort for extended typing periods.
Super Hybrid Engine II
The ASUS-exclusive Super Hybrid Engine II with Instant-On provides smartphone-like accessibility and allows the laptop to resume from sleep mode in a few seconds. Your data is automatically saved when the battery level of your computer drops below 5%. The Super Hybrid Engine also offers up to 15 days of standby time.
ASUS Premium Sound Pre-Installed
SonicMaster: Developed by ASUS and used in conjunction with Bang & Olufsen ICEpower technology, SonicMaster combines larger speakers and resonance chambers with precisely-tuned software to deliver rich, detailed sound on your ASUS K550CA laptop.
AudioWizard: This audio-tuning software comes with five audio modes. You can quickly switch between these optimized audio settings to choose the right sound for your listening environment.
ASUS Splendid Video Technology
Splendid technology fine-tunes display color, gamut, and accuracy based on the application being used. With a simple shortcut (Fn+C), you can turn-on Splendid technology and choose the most suitable pre-set based on personal preference and environment. Splendid video includes Normal, Theater, Vivid, and Manual modes.
This computer comes with 32GB of ASUS web storage free for three years - giving you extra space to store your documents, music, and photos.
Smart Gesture Touchpad
Similar to the touchscreen experience of Windows 8, Smart Gesture technology supports a range of touch commands like pinch-to-zoom, multi-finger scrolling, and double tap.
USB 3.0: Delivers transfer speeds up to 5 Gbit/s, or up to 10 times that of current USB 2.0 standards. This allows for faster transfers of large files like HD movies.
HDMI 1.4: HDMI 1.4 supports high definition video output up to 4K resolution. It also allows for a 100Mb/s Ethernet connection between two HDMI connected devices, Audio Return Channel, and 3D Over HDMI when connected to an external 3D display.
ASUS Cooling Technology
IceCool Technology: ASUS designed the K550CA with a double-sided motherboard for increased ventilation. IceCool technology is designed to lower the operating temperature to maintain a comfortable palm rest feel, preventing unwanted heat build-up.
Power4Gear: ASUS Power4Gear automatically adjusts fan speeds for quiet computing and prolonged battery life.
Dust-Repellent Chiclet Keyboard
The keyboard on the ASUS K550CA features dust-repellent keys. The keys are also extra-wide, which is designed to improve comfort and interaction.
In the Box
ASUS K550CA-DH31T 15.6" Multi-Touch Notebook Computer (Silver)