Asus Vivobook S550CA Laptop, Intel Core i3, 6GB RAM, 750GB, 15.6" Touch Screen, Grey
The Asus S550CA Vivobook brings a stylish metallic design to the world of touch screen laptops. The sleek, hairline-spun textured metal surfaces, rounded edges and hidden hinges give the S550CA an elegant and highly ergonomic design that makes it stand out from other laptops, while the precision 15.6-inch HD multi capacitive touch display will bring the world of Windows 8 to your fingertips. It offers full immersion, whether it’s through navigation or enjoying audio and video content using SonicMaster audio technology.
The Intel Core i3 processor and 6GB of RAM will help you stroll through your everyday tasks, whether that’s creating documents, editing photos and videos or streaming HD movies.
The responsive 15.6-inch HD touch screen will make navigating Windows 8 and dream, as you tap, swipe and pinch to zoom and enjoy the high quality screen resolution.
Store photos, videos, documents and more on the large750GB hard drive.
The all-glass touch screen panel makes navigation a flowing, smooth experience, with no bezels getting in the way. The touch pad also features multi-gesture support, so navigating is just as easy if you don’t want to use the touch screen. Tap, drag, scroll and pinch your way through Windows 8.
Resume from sleep or hibernate modes in as little as 2 seconds, thanks to Instant On. Instant On uses Asus’ Super Hybrid Engine II technology to provide quick accessibility, standby energy saving and automatic backup if battery life drops below 5%.
The S550CA utilises SonicMaster Audio technology to deliver deeper and richer bass, a wider audio range, powerful output, distinct vocals and pristine clarity through its large speakers with resonance chambers. You can even use Asus AudioWizard software to select the mode best suited to the environment and media type.
Asus Instant Functions has been designed for Windows 8, to help you get what you want from your machine quickly and easily. One key press will engage and load Instant Functions, and a simple interface gives you quick settings and direct access to your content. Customise your laptop to feel how you want it to in seconds.
S550CA brings a wealth of features, but is still slim enough to slip into a bag, at just 22mm thick when closed. It also has a battery life of up to 5 hours, making it great for use on the go.
Connect to the internet wirelessly using Wi-Fi, or through the included Ethernet port for a wired connection. Connect 3 USB devices at once, connect to other Bluetooth devices wirelessly, and attach a monitor or HD display to show off content on a bigger screen with the VGA and HDMI ports. The S550CA is full of connectivity options.
- Battery life Information How long the battery lasts for (and if applicable) until it needs recharging
- Up to 5 hours
- Bluetooth Enabled Information Wireless way of transferring data between electronic devices over short distances
- Yes - 4.0
- CD/DVD/Blu-ray Drive Information Whether this machine can play/burn Blu-ray discs, DVDs or CDs.
- CD/DVD Read & Write
- Computer Support Helpline Information We offer access to a 90 day helpline when you buy a new laptop or desktop computer from John Lewis. The service is available for a period of 90 days from the date you make your purchase.
- Free 90 day computer support
- H22 x W380 x D260 mm
- Graphics card Information Generate the images you see on your computer screen
- Intel HD Graphics
- Graphics card type Information A dedicated graphics card enables you to run advanced programmes such as games or design packages more smoothly. Computers without graphics cards run these programmes through their processors.
- Hard drive Information Stores files and programmes. A solid state drive has fewer moving parts so allows for a quicker start up as well as providing more security if your computer is dropped.
- Headphone socket
- Chicklet keyboard
- Memory card slot Information A memory card slot allows you to transfer photos and files directly from a memory card.
- SD Card
- Model name / number
- NFC enabled Information Devices with NFC can be tapped together to establish a wireless connection for sending or streaming files and other data
- Operating system Information Determines the interface you see on screen and the types of programmes you can run.
- Windows 8 (64 Bit)
- Ports Information Ports used to connect other devices, for example USB to connect peripherals or HDMI to connect to a high definition display.
- 2x USB 2.0, 1x USB 3.0, 1x HDMI, 1x VGA
- Processor Information The processor (also called CPU) is the "brain" of your computer and enables programmes to run.
- Dual-core Intel Core i3-3217U
- Processor speed Information Determines how quickly programmes run. Processors with 'Turbo Boost' can enhance their performance to deal with more demanding tasks.
- Screen finish Information A matte screen is easier to view in bright light. Gloss screens can provide more vivid colours.
- Screen Resolution Information Picture quality defined by the number of individual dots (pixels) used to create an image. The higher the number of pixels, the higher the image quality.
- 1366 x 768 pixels
- Screen size Information Measured diagonally.
- Screen Type
- Built-in speakers with SonicMaster Technology
- Touch Screen
- Voice Recognition
- Webcam (front-facing) Information Used for making video calls
- HD Web Camera
- Webcam (rear-facing) Information A camera on the back of the device, typically used for taking photos and videos.
- Wireless networking
- Wi-Fi- 802.11b/g/n
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