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Asus X553 4 Core Intel Pentium 2.16GHz 4GB 1TB Hdd 15.6" Laptop

£349.99
£269.97 £80.02 cheaper than 36 days ago
4 Intel Pentium 2.16GHz 4GB Jul 2013
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9 Reasons For

Popular Choice

The X553 is one the fastest selling portable PC currently on the market.

Asus Has Good Portable PC Reviews

We calculated the average ratings for all Asus notebook PCs and also specifically for Asus many processor core portable PCs and found that in both cases Asus had good ratings compared to other manufacturers.

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Asus X553 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other laptops that are a similar age to the X553.

We compared all the other notebook PCs which also have a full-size keyboard to this laptop and we think the 255[pl_2320494_price], the 255[pl_2446561_price], or the 250[pl_2870649_price] all from HP is also worth considering.

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Three Point Five Headphone Out Ports

The Asus X553 is a three point five headphone out port laptop. Most of the other laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the X553 only have between one and three headphone out ports.

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Very Big Storage Capacity

The average storage capacity of notebook PCs of this age and type is 690GB. The Asus X553 has a very big storage capacity (1,000,000 megabyte) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to the X553.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Asus X553 has a touch sensitive screen, which is unusual. Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the X553 do not have a touch sensitive screen.

It is worth considering alternative portable PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen including the Asus Transformer Book T100[plb_2964515_price].

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Quite Big Display Diagonal

At 39.624 centimeters, the Asus X553 has a quite big display diagonal compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the X553. The smallest display diagonal of many processor core portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the X553 is 25cm and the biggest is 44cm.

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3 USB Version

This portable PC has a 3 USB version, which is typical of many portable PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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10 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Front Camera

The Asus X553 does not have a front camera, unlike most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years which have a front camera.

We think you might also be interested in other notebook PCs which also have a front camera including the 255[pl_2446561_price], the 255[pl_2320494_price], or the 250[pl_2870649_price] all from HP.

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Very Short Battery Life

Similar spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the X553 have battery lifes of between 2.5h and 22h. With a battery life of only 4 hours, the Asus X553 has a quite short battery life compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for a similar time to the X553.

Notebook PCs with a longer battery life that might also be worth looking at include the Asus Transformer Book T100[plb_2964515_price] (10h).

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on comparable spec laptops that have been available for more than two years.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The average internal memory of many processor core portable PCs that were released around the same time as the X553 is 8.4GB. With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the Asus X553 has a quite small internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Only Intel Pentium Processor Family

The Asus X553 has an Intel Pentium processor family which is better than most similar spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it. Most many processor core portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it have an Intel Core i7 processor family. Across all similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the X553 the processor family ranges from Intel Atom (worst) to Intel Core i7-3xxx (best).

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Only Two Battery Cells

Most portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the X553 have between two and eight battery cells, including the Asus X553 which has two battery cells.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Very Small Processor Cache

The smallest processor cache of comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the X553 is 2MB and the biggest is 8MB. The Asus X553 has one of the smaller processor caches (only 2 megabytes) amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Asus X553 is a one USB 3.0 port portable PC. Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been around for more than two years have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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Only One ESATA/USB 3.0 Port

The Asus X553 is a one ESATA/USB 3.0 port portable PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the X553 have between one and three ESATA/USB 3.0 ports.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Asus X553

Released Over Three Years Ago

Asus released the X553 over three years ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.16 gigahertz, the Asus X553 has a pretty standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the Asus X553 has a pretty typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 1TB total storage capacity portable PCs currently available including because of it's better review score, the Asus N56VZ[plb_1534451_price].

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Asus X553 has a pretty average screen size compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the X553.

There are a number of alternative 15.6" portable PCs currently available which you might also want to look at including the Asus N56VZ[plb_1534451_price] which has better reviews.

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Average Weight

At 2.3 kilograms, the Asus X553 has a pretty typical weight compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

There are a number of other 2.3kg heavy portable PCs currently available which you might also want to look at including cheaper laptops such as the Lenovo B50-45[plb_2386764_price].

Notebook PCs with a heavier weight that might also be worth considering include the Toshiba C55D[plb_1625605_price] (2.4kg), or the HP Pavilion 15-n268ea[plb_2171515_price] (2.3kg).

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HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an hdd storage medium, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.

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Specification

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Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Technology
Processor
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
Processor Model
Processor Clock Speed
Memory
Internal Memory
Internal Memory Size
Hard Drive
Storage Medium
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Memory Card Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Touch Screen
Touch Technology
Display Manufacturer
Graphics
Maximum Resolution
Optical Drive
DVD Drive Compatibility
CD-RW/DVD-ROM Interface
Optical Drive
DVD Drive
Audio
Audio System
Built-In Microphone
Speaker
Built-In Speaker
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Built-In Camera
Networking
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
Integrated Wireless LAN
Ports & Interfaces
Wireless Communication Version
USB Port
Headphone Connection
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
HDMI Port
VGA Port
ESATA/USB 3.0 Port
ESATA/USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Built-In Touchpad
Keyboard
Keyboard Layout
Operating System/software
Operating System
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Battery Cell
Power
External Power Adapter
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Technical Details
Display
Built-In Optical Drive
Wireless Feature
Other Features
Ethernet Specification
Supplied Battery
Wireless Standard
Speaker
Display
Storage Capacity
USB Version
Internal Memory
Audio Output
HDMI Port
Compatible Operating System
Display Diagonal
Ethernet Interface Type
Wireless Transmission
Dimensions
Display Illumination
Wireless Technology
Display
Battery Type
Speaker
Weight
Type

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers asus 4gb1, asus x553, asus x553m, asus x553s, asus 4gb1t, asus x553sa, asus 4gb1tb, asus x553ma, asus kw900017, asus x553saxx170, asus x553maxx673, asus x553maxx673h, asus x553saxx170t
Barcodes 04712900287554, 04716659911227

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4 core intel pentium 2.16GHz 4GB 1TB hdd 15.6"
£ 409.99 £269.97
Two More Battery Cells
Bigger Internal Memory
Bigger Internal Memory
Four Battery Cells
560MHz Slower Processor Clock Speed
0.56GHz Slower Processor Clock Speed

Lenovo W540 vs Asus X553

Lenovo W540 vs Asus X553
Lenovo W540
4 core Intel Core i7-4xxx 2.8GHz 8GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
Asus X553
4 core intel pentium 2.16GHz 4GB 1TB hdd 15.6"
£ 2,122.18 £269.97
Nine Battery Cells
6MB Bigger Processor Cache
7.1h Longer Battery Life
Two USB 2.0 Ports
Vastly Smaller Total Storage Capacity
Two Point Five Less Headphone Out Ports

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4 core intel atom 1.33GHz 2GB 32GB hdd 10.1"
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4 core intel pentium 2.16GHz 4GB 1TB hdd 15.6"
£ 196.58 £269.97
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