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Asus TP550LA 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB 750GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB Aug 2014
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12 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Asus Has Good Portable PC Reviews

We calculated the average ratings for all Asus laptops and also specifically for Asus 2 in 1 laptops and found that in both cases Asus had good ratings compared to other brands.

Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the TP550LA, the Asus TP550LA has a front camera.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

The internal memory of the TP550LA of 8 gigabytes is one of the biggest amongst laptops of this age and spec. The internal memorys of 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago range from 1GB to 12GB, and the average internal memory is 5GB.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years range from 10" to 16", and the average display diagonal is 13". With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Asus TP550LA has one of the bigger display diagonals amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

At 750 gigabytes, the Asus TP550LA has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the TP550LA. 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the TP550LA have total storage capacitys of between 16GB and 1.1TB.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on laptops of this spec and age.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The TP550LA is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity notebook PC.

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Has a Touchscreen

The TP550LA has a touchscreen. Most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that came out more than two years ago also have a touchscreen.

We compared this laptop to all the other laptops with a touchscreen and we think the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

The hard drive capacitys of laptops that have been around for around the same time as the TP550LA range from 32GB to 1TB. With a hard drive capacity of 750 gigabytes, the TP550LA has a fairly big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most commonly found ethernet LAN data rates on 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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6 Reasons Against

Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity

Most portable PCs that are a comparable age to the TP550LA have between one and two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the Asus TP550LA which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The TP550LA does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the TP550LA also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

The Asus TP550LA has an HDD storage media which is better than most comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to it. Most comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it have an SSD storage media. 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.

This notebook PC's storage medium (HDD) is in fact the worst storage medium across all notebook PCs of this type and age.

An SSD storage media is the best storage medium across similar types of notebook PC.

If you are looking for a laptop with a better storage medium then you might also want to consider the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price] (SSD) which also has a higher rating.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Heavy

The average weight of portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the TP550LA is 1.7kg. When compared to other similar spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the TP550LA, the TP550LA's weight of 2.6 kilograms is one of the heaviest.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported bluetooth version on laptops of a comparable age and spec to it.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Asus TP550LA

Released Over Two Years Ago

This portable PC was released over two years ago.

Average Processor Frequency

At 1.7 gigahertz, the Asus TP550LA has a fairly average processor frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the TP550LA.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 1.7GHz processor clock speed laptops currently available including because of it's better review score, the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price].

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Number of SATA III Connectors
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI
Intel ME Firmware Version
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
UART
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Expert Reviews

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3 April 2015

The 2 in 1 computer, as Microsoft promotes it, is a mobile computer that is neither fish but all too often quite foul, a jack of few trades and master of none. There may be some application for a...

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360 degree hinge
Good Keyboard
Impressive Battery Life
Mediocre Performance
360 degree hinge
Good Keyboard
Impressive Battery Life
Mediocre Performance
Reflective Low Resolution Screen
17 March 2015

The Asus Transformer Book Flip TP550L comes with decent ergonomics and reasonable specifications that puts it in a race with mid-range laptops, but the price tag of Rs. 46999 for such hardware...

3 February 2015

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2 December 2014

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17 November 2014

The Flip has a reasonable specification and decent ergonomics, which means it's good as a mid-range laptop. It's not much use a tablet, though, as it's thicker and heavier than the competition,...

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User Reviews

(9)
(Verified Purchase)

As I got the i7 version of this laptop, I have absolutely no complaints about speed or performance, as this has the capabilities to do pretty much whatever you want it to do in terms of everyday... Read more…

Reviewed 23 May 2015 by Sonya Gantch
(Verified Purchase)

Well built and sturdy. Fast processor and generally a nice bit of kit. It could do with more than 1 USB3 socket and its rather heavy - but I guess the weight comes from the glass touch screen.... Read more…

Reviewed 19 May 2015 by C. Chandler
(Verified Purchase)

I would advise people who are buying a computer of any sort to check things out about this Laptop
I read the reviews and it is fair to say they were objective about a 6 out of 10 some... Read more…

Reviewed 7 May 2015 by 

I bought the 13" model, better for portability. You could not ask for a better laptop, it is a joy to use. It is fast, the keyboard is good and it is light too. Battery use is good and you... Read more…

This convertible laptop have strong pros and also strong cons. Let's see.

- Design and construction. Simple, elegant, clean. No free moving, weak, sharp edge or poorly molded plastic... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

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