Close

Loading image...
Asus X55A
+ 7 Videos

Asus X55A 2 Core Intel Celeron 1.8GHz 2GB 320GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

dgl.ru Recommended
2 Intel Celeron 1.8GHz 2GB Jan 2013
Processor Core Processor Family Processor Clock Speed Internal Memory Release Date
The ASUS X55A features a matte surface with a classic suit pattern that demonstrates simplicity, realism, and originality. Windows 7 Ultimate or other editions available, equipped with the latest... More
Available from international sellers only
Tell Me When It Becomes Available
You are subscribed to price alerts for this product
Unsubscribe
Searching for international prices ...

Assumed Exchange Rates

Searching for prices in ...
ASUS X55A-BCL092A Laptop Unboxing
Unboxing ASUS X55A
Mi Primer Unboxing Asus Notebook X55A Con Windows 8
Unboxing Asus X55A-SX094H by carmelo

7 Reasons For

Asus Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

Asus has good average reviews for its medium processor core notebook PCs as well as across its entire portable PC range.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many portable PCs that came out around the same time as it.

Chart Edit

Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of laptops of this age and type range from 200MHz to 650MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 650 megahertz, the Asus X55A has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter base frequencies amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

Chart Edit

Price Has Dropped by £20.00

The X55A has dropped in price by £20.00 in the last month.

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Asus X55A supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This Asus notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

Amongst comparable types of laptop the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Quite Big Screen Size

The Asus X55A has one of the bigger screen sizes (15.6 inches) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The screen sizes of laptops that are a comparable age to the X55A range from 10" to 18", and the average screen size is 15".

Chart Edit

802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

Chart Edit

17 Reasons Against

Quite Small Internal Memory

Notebook PCs of this type and age have internal memory of between 1GB and 16GB. When compared to other notebook PCs of this age and spec, the internal memory of the Asus X55A of only 2 gigabytes is one of the smallest.

If this portable PC internal memory is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the Latitude 3330 (4GB and cheaper), or the Latitude 3330 (£178.80) (4GB and cheaper) both from DELL.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Does Not Have a Front Camera

The Asus X55A does not have a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the X55A do have a front camera.

We compared this portable PC to all the other portable PCs with a front camera and we think the Latitude 3330, or the Latitude 3330 (£178.80) both from DELL which is also cheaper is also worth considering.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Asus X55A does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago which have a full-size keyboard.

It is worth considering other laptops which also have a full-size keyboard including the DELL Latitude 3330 (£178.80) which is also cheaper.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

The smallest total storage capacity of portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the X55A is 1GB and the biggest is 1.5TB. The Asus X55A has a fairly small total storage capacity (only 320 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the X55A.

If you want a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to consider the Latitude 3330 (500GB), or the Latitude 3330 (500GB) both from DELL or the Asus R512CA (500GB).

Read more Less Chart Edit

Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable type and age to 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.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative portable PCs that have an HDD storage media currently available including the Latitude 3330, or the Latitude 3330 (£178.80) both from DELL which is cheaper.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

Chart Edit

Only Intel Celeron Processor Family

The Asus X55A has an Intel Celeron processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago. The processor family of all notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the X55A ranges from AMD C (worst) to Intel Core i7-3xxx (best).

Chart Edit

Quite Small Hard Drive Capacity

The Asus X55A has a fairly small hard drive capacity (only 320 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the X55A. Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the X55A have hard drive capacity of between 180GB and 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB.

Chart Edit

Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 4 gigabytes, the Asus X55A has a very small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type. Laptops of a comparable type and age to the X55A have maximum internal memory of between 2GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB.

Chart Edit

Only Two Processor Threads

The Asus X55A is a two processor thread laptop. Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the X55A have between two and three processor threads.

Chart Edit

Very Small L3 Cache

At only 2 megabytes, the Asus X55A has a fairly small L3 cache compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the X55A. The L3 caches of portable PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 2MB to 6MB.

Chart Edit

Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

When compared to other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the X55A, the memory clock speed of the Asus X55A of only 1,333 megahertz is one of the slowest. The slowest memory clock speed of notebook PCs of this age and type is 1,000MHz and the fastest is 1,800MHz.

Chart Edit

Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

Chart Edit

Very Small Megapixel Count

The Asus X55A has a quite small megapixel count (only 0.3 megapixels) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the X55A. The smallest megapixel count of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 0.3MP and the biggest is 2MP.

Chart Edit

Quite Small Processor Cache

The smallest processor cache of laptops of this type and age is 0.51MB, the biggest is 4MB, and the average processor cache is 2.9MB. With a processor cache of only 2 megabytes, the Asus X55A has a fairly small processor cache compared to most of the other laptops that were released more than two years ago.

Chart Edit

Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years, the Asus X55A does not have a touch sensitive screen.

Chart Edit

Quite Low Front Camera Resolution

When compared to other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the X55A, the Asus X55A's front camera resolution of only 0.3 megapixels is one of the lowest. The front camera resolutions of laptops of a similar spec and age to the X55A range from 0.3MP to 1,300MP.

Chart Edit

3 Other reasons to consider the Asus X55A

Released Over Four Years Ago

Asus released the X55A over four years ago.

Average Weight

At 2.5 kilograms, the Asus X55A has a pretty standard weight compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

If you don't mind having a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Lenovo X220 (1.6kg).

Read more Less Chart Edit

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 1.8 gigahertz, the Asus X55A has a relatively average processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the X55A.

Chart Edit

Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configuration
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Processor
SMP Processor (max)
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker
Built-In Speaker
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Networking
Cabling
Networking Standard
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Included Driver
Processor Special Features
Intel My WiFi Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Execute Disable Bit
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Technical Details
Other Features

1 Award

dgl.ru Recommended

Expert Reviews

(1)
2 August 2013

Dgl.ru

User Reviews

(7)
Reviewed 21 November 2012 by F. Rafati
(Verified Purchase)

Pros: Fast boot/start up time Good battery life Cons: Doggy touchpad, very confusing and gets you where you don want frequently! poor graphic cheap plastic chasis specs don't match what it says on... Read more…

Reviewed 30 June 2013 by AC
(Verified Purchase)

Overall it's a very good laptop for a low price. I managed to pick it up for £220 on Amazon warehouse deals and it isn't a purchase i regret. The specs are fantastic for that price, everything... Read more…

Reviewed 24 February 2013 by Mr D I Tillotson
(Verified Purchase)

No strong complaints about the laptop but I do have an issue with it being described as coming with Bluetooth when, in point of fact, it doesn't...

Reviewed 23 June 2013 by Ms. S. Taylor
(Verified Purchase)

Got this computer because my old desktop couldn't handle the internet works great for that but still finding windows 8 a bit of a pain at times. memory could be bigger but good for the price...

Reviewed 23 June 2015 by Glilla Bear

A piece of ordure. After a couple of years it will do nothing...

« Prev 1 of 2 Next »

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers asus x55, asus x55a
Barcodes 04716659382188

Save Money with These Great Laptop Vouchers & Offers

£25 Off
Voucher
£25 Off Apple Mac orders over £350
Valid 25 Apr 16 - 25 Apr 17
20% Off
Voucher
20% Off over £80
Valid until 31 Dec 16
15% Off
Voucher
15% Off for new customers
Valid 17 Mar 16 - 17 Mar 17
8% Off
Voucher
GearBest Consumer Electronics Coupon_ 8% OFF
Valid 6 Aug 16 - 31 Dec 16

See How Other Laptops Compare to the Asus X55A

Lenovo X220 vs Asus X55A

Lenovo X220 vs Asus X55A
Lenovo X220
2 core Intel Core i5-2xxx 2.5GHz 4GB 320GB HDD 12.5"
Asus X55A
2 core Intel Celeron 1.8GHz 2GB 320GB HDD 15.6"
£ 220.68 £179.00
Eleven More Awards
Fifteen More PCI Express Lanes (max)
89% Lighter
Vastly Better User Reviews
Smaller Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Expert Review Rating is Worse

DELL XPS 13 vs Asus X55A

DELL XPS 13 vs Asus X55A
DELL XPS 13
2 core Intel Core i7-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB 512GB SSD 13.3"
Asus X55A
2 core Intel Celeron 1.8GHz 2GB 320GB HDD 15.6"
£ 899.00 £179.00
Fifty-Five More Awards
21 Months Newer
12 PCI Express Lanes (max)
User Reviews Are Significantly Better
Vastly Smaller Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
450MHz Slower On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

DELL Latitude 14 5000 vs Asus X55A

DELL Latitude 14 5000 vs Asus X55A
DELL Latitude 14 5000
2 core Intel Core i5-4xxx 2GHz 4GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 14"
Asus X55A
2 core Intel Celeron 1.8GHz 2GB 320GB HDD 15.6"
£ 718.80 £179.00
Eleven More PCI Express Lanes (max)
Significantly Better User Reviews
Newer by 14 Months
Two USB 3.0 Ports
Vastly Smaller Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
450MHz Slower On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Feedback