The F75A-WH31 17.3" Notebook Computer from ASUS offers a balanced combination of technology and style. With a host of convenient features that translate into a reliable computing experience, the ASUS F75A-WH31 provides reliable performance in a portable enclosure.
The 17.3" widescreen display features LED backlight technology, which is more energy efficient than CCFL backlighting. The screen also has a 16:9 aspect ratio and a HD+ 1600 x 900 native resolution powered by integrated Intel HD Graphics 3000. You can also output video to an external display via the HDMI port.
The system is powered by a dual-core 2.3GHz Intel Core i3-2350M processor. It also 6GB of DDR3 RAM, a 750GB 5400rpm hard drive, a SuperMulti DVD burner, a Secure Digital (SD) media card reader, 10/100/1000Mbps Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi, 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.
- Dual-Core Sandy Bridge Intel Core i3 Performance
- This ASUS notebook houses a Sandy Bridge Intel Core i3-2350M processor. Its dual cores can reach a stock speed of 2.3GHz. With a dedicated 3MB L3 cache, 6GB of DDR3 RAM and Intel Hyper-Threading technology, you'll be able to multitask quickly and efficiently
- 17.3" Widescreen LED-Backlit Display
- The 17.3" widescreen display features LED backlight technology, which is more energy efficient than their CCFL counterparts. The screen has a 16:9 aspect ratio and a HD+ 1600 x 900 native resolution powered by integrated Intel HD Graphics 3000. Thanks to its resolution, you'll be able to play 720p content natively. You can also output video to an external display via the HDMI port
- Stylish Design
- This ASUS notebook has a sleek, streamlined design with a brushed finish cover and a two-tone square-weave palm rest. The backlit keyboard takes advantage of the soft touch palm rests to provide you with a comfortable typing experience
- ASUS Super Hybrid Engine II Technology
- ASUS Super Hybrid Engine II technology provides long standby times on battery as well as instant on 2-second resume from sleep mode. Also, this ASUS notebook automatically backs up files if battery reserves fall below 5%
- ASUS IceCool Technology
- ASUS IceCool technology keeps the palm rests cool by placing heat-generating components away from you
- 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
- 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