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.
- ASUS Cloud-Storage
- 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.