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ASUS K55N-DB81 15.6" Notebook Computer (Black)

B&H # ASK55NDB81 Mfr # K55N-DB81
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Product Highlights
  • 1.9GHz AMD A8-4500M Quad-Core
  • 6GB of 1600MHz DDR3 RAM
  • 750GB 5400rpm Hard Drive
  • Integrated AMD Radeon HD 7640G Graphics
  • 15.6" 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)

The K55N-DB81 15.6" Notebook Computer from ASUS features a 15.6" widescreen LED-backlit display. The screen has a 16:9 aspect ratio and a 1366 x 768 native resolution powered by integrated AMD Radeon HD 7640G graphics. There's also a HDMI port so you can output video to an external display, such as an HDTV.

The system is powered by a quad-core 1.9GHz AMD A8-4500M processor. It also has 6GB of 1600MHz DDR3 RAM, a 750GB 5400rpm hard drive, a SuperMulti DVD burner, a 4-in-1 digital 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 stereo Altec Lansing 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

Quad-Core AMD Accelerated Performance
This ASUS notebook houses an AMD A8-4500M accelerated processor. Its quad cores can reach a stock speed of 1.9GHz. The processor can also be overclocked up to 2.8GHz, thanks to TurboCORE technology. With a dedicated 4MB L2 cache and 6GB of DDR3 RAM, this ASUS notebook can run applications, open web pages, retrieve email and more
15.6" Widescreen LED-Backlit Display
The 15.6" widescreen LED-backlit display with true cinematic 16:9 aspect ratio delivers an optimal viewing experience. This ASUS notebook boasts a 1366 x 768 native resolution and integrated AMD Radeon HD 7640G graphics with 512MB of graphics system memory. With support for Microsoft DirectX 11 and Shader Model 5.0, you'll be able to experience smooth streaming of HD content. The HDMI port also allows you to output video to a larger external display, such as a monitor or an HDTV
Stay Connected
With 802.11b/g/n Wireless and 10/100/1000Mbps Gigabit Ethernet connectivity, you can access email, browse the web, connect to your social networks and more. This ASUS notebook also has Bluetooth 4.0 technology so you'll be able to connect wirelessly to peripherals, such as a Bluetooth mouse or speakers. Engage in high-quality face-to-face video chats with the built-in HD webcam and digital microphone

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
Performance
Processor 1.9GHz AMD A8-4500M Quad-Core
Cache L2: 4MB
Memory Type: DDR3 SDRAM
Installed: 6GB
Graphics Card Type: Integrated
Installed: AMD Radeon HD 7640G Shared
Display
Type Widescreen
Size 15.6"
Backlight LED
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Finish Not Specified By Manufacturer
Native Resolution 1366 x 768
Storage
Hard Drive Installed: 750GB 5400rpm
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 (Altec Lansing)
Integrated Microphone
1x 1/8" (3.5mm) Microphone Input
1x 1/8" (3.5mm) Headphone Output
Flash Media Slot 1x SD
1x SDHC
1x SDXC
1x MMC
Communications
Network 10/100/1000Mbps Gigabit Ethernet (RJ-45)
Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n
Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.0
Mobile Broadband None
Webcam Yes
.3MP Photo
General
Operating System Windows 8 (64-bit)
Keyboard Type: Standard Notebook Keyboard
Pointing Device TouchPad
Battery 6-Cell Lithium-Ion  Providing up to 5.5 Hours per Charge (4700mAh)
Power Requirements AC: 100-240 V AC, 50/60Hz
Consumption: 65W
Dimensions (WxHxD) 14.9 x 1.4 x 9.9" / 37.8 x 3.5 x 25.2 cm
Weight 5.29 lb / 2.4 kg
ASUS K55N-DB81 15.6" Notebook Computer (Black)
  • AC Adapter
  • Power Cord
  • 6-Cell Lithium Ion Battery
  • 30-Day Zero Bright Dot Guarantee
  • 1-Year Limited Warranty with 1-Year Accidental Damage
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