Close

Loading image...
Asus V550CA
+ 1 Video

Asus V550CA 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.8GHz 6GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.8GHz 6GB Sep 2013
Processor Cores Processor Family Processor Frequency Internal Memory Release Date
Hairline-spun textured metal surfaces allow ASUS V550 to elegantly stand out from the crowd. With its Ultrabook form factor, it still packs full features in a slender build, matching the dynamic... 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 ...

10 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

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

Chart Edit

Asus Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

On average Asus medium processor cores notebook PCs have good ratings compared to other brands as do all portable PCs built by Asus.

Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

Notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years have total storage capacitys of between 1GB and 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 510GB. With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Asus V550CA has a quite big total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the V550CA.

Chart Edit

Quite Big Display Diagonal

Medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago have display diagonals of between 10" and 18", and the average display diagonal is 15". The Asus V550CA has one of the bigger display diagonals (15.6 inches) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

Chart Edit

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Asus V550CA has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age do not have a full-size keyboard.

Chart Edit

Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years, the Asus V550CA has a front camera.

Chart Edit

Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

With a hard drive capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Asus V550CA has a quite big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age. Across all the portable PCs of this age and spec the hard drive capacitys range from 250GB to 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB.

Chart Edit

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 notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

Chart Edit

64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on portable PCs of a similar type and age to it.

Chart Edit

Has a Touchscreen

The Asus V550CA has a touchscreen, which is unusual. Most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age do not have a touchscreen.

Chart Edit

9 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is Not supported, which is the most commonly found HD type on notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

Chart Edit

Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes

The Asus V550CA is a one maximum number of PCI Express lanes portable PC. Most of the other similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

Chart Edit

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

The Asus V550CA is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity portable PC. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

Chart Edit

Only HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many laptops of a similar 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.

Chart Edit

Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and type.

Chart Edit

Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most commonly found ethernet LAN data rates on portable PCs that were released around the same time as it.

Chart Edit

Only SonicMaster Audio System

This laptop audio system, which is the most frequently found audio system on notebook PCs of this age and type.

Chart Edit

Heavy

At 2.7 kilograms, the Asus V550CA is fairly heavy compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. The lightest laptop of this age and type is 300g heavy and the heaviest is 3.8kg.

Chart Edit

Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported bluetooth version on laptops of this spec and age.

Chart Edit

4 Other reasons to consider the Asus V550CA

Released Over Three Years Ago

Asus released the V550CA over three years ago.

Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family

The Asus V550CA has a better processor family than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it. This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family, whereas most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

Chart Edit

Average Internal Memory

At 6 gigabytes, the Asus V550CA has a fairly standard internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the V550CA.

Chart Edit

Average Processor Frequency

At 1.8 gigahertz, the Asus V550CA has a pretty standard processor frequency compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the V550CA.

Chart Edit

Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
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
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
Aspect Ratio
3D
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G WiMAX
Data Network
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
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
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
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
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
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
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
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width

Expert Reviews

(5)
2 October 2013

The Asus VivoBook V550CA is a slightly curious beast. It's reasonably slim, but heavy. It also offers decent performance for such a slim device, and is quite a bit cheaper than really skinny 15in...

Decent performance
Looks good
Slim profile
Good value for money
Nice design
Disappointing screen resolution
Mediocre battery life
Screen resolution isn't great
Power feels a bit lacking
Could soon feel out of date
29 September 2013

As with other laptops in this price range, the Asus V550CA-CJ106H has an unenviable task of balancing power and price, but it doesn't do too bad a job. There are some nice features, such as the...

22 September 2013

A solid laptop for under £500 that doesn't disappoint, but fails to excel either. You can get more powerful and more sleek laptops in the same price bracket, but the V550C occupies the nice...

5 September 2013

Good as a desktop replacement. Not-so-good as a laptop. Asus was so close to making a stellar workhorse of a laptop with the Vivobook V550CA-DB71T . It has a great Intel Core i7 processor, 8GB...

3 July 2013

La gamma VivoBook S500 si differenzia dai suoi diretti concorrenti e per il design raffinato, elegante e maneggevole ma anche perché nei soli 21 mm di spessore è stato alloggiato anche un...

User Reviews

(88)
Reviewed 3 January 2014 by Mic2002
(Verified Purchase)

I was a bit unsure when I got this laptop going out of the box. Getting used to windows 8 was the first thing but after a day or two. It started to become easier so stick with it. The first issue... Read more…

Reviewed 6 November 2013 by Rachel bingham

Great laptop, nice and easy to use, only downside that I didn't know or was written up is that the core i3 model doesn't come with a CD/DVD ROM drive, no big deal to me but others may find this as... Read more…

Reviewed 5 December 2013 by Mr. Stephen Redman
(Verified Purchase)

A fabulous touch screen delivering windows 8/8.1 at its best. keyboard is great to use and the touchpad is a huge advance on the traditional one that you get on most laptops. Rapid boot is also a... Read more…

Reviewed 28 November 2013 by Me

I think that this product is very good. Runs and works very well and I would recommend it to anyone. One downside is that it does not have a Cd Compartment and this was very inconvenient for me.... Read more…

Reviewed 25 January 2014 by Acee
(Verified Purchase)

W8 is a different (better) experience on a touchscreen machine. The 8.1 update takes ages on a rural connection. Big 1TB HDD. Doesn't have a internal DVD drive but it is much cheaper to use an USB... Read more…

« Prev 1 of 18 Next »

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers asus v550, asus v550c, v550cacj105, asus i53337, asus v550ca, v550cacj105h, asus i53337u, asus v550cacj105, asus v550cacj105h
Barcodes 04716659508632

Save Money with These Great Laptop Vouchers & Offers

£25 Off
Voucher
£25 Off all Apple Macs over £350
Valid 20 Apr 16 - 21 Apr 17
15% Off
Voucher
15% Off for new customers
Valid 17 Mar 16 - 17 Mar 17
10% Off
Voucher
Dell are Offering 10% Off selected laptops
Valid 12 Jan 17 - 1 Feb 17
Fold-away Desk in Oak-Effect Finish for £39.98 With Free Delivery
Offer
This practical desk can be a convenient solution for a computer or laptop and can be easily folded away when not in use
Valid 16 Jan 17 - 16 Apr 17

See How Other Laptops Compare to the Asus V550CA

Fujitsu LifeBook U554 vs Asus V550CA

Fujitsu LifeBook U554 vs Asus V550CA
Fujitsu LifeBook U554
2 core Intel Core i5-4xxx 1.6GHz 4GB 500GB Hybrid-HDD 13.3"
Asus V550CA
2 core Intel Core i5-3xxx 1.8GHz 6GB 1TB HDD 15.6"
£ 699.99
Eleven More Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness
Better Expert Reviews
Lighter
One More USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Vastly Smaller Total Storage Capacity
Vastly Smaller Hard Drive Capacity

Acer Aspire E5-571 vs Asus V550CA

Acer Aspire E5-571 vs Asus V550CA
Acer Aspire E5-571
2 core Intel Core i5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
Asus V550CA
2 core Intel Core i5-3xxx 1.8GHz 6GB 1TB HDD 15.6"
£
Eleven More PCI Express Lanes (max)
Better Expert Reviews
Six Battery Cells
6% Lighter
Vastly Smaller Total Storage Capacity
Vastly Smaller Hard Drive Capacity

Asus P550CA vs Asus V550CA

Asus P550CA vs Asus V550CA
Asus P550CA
2 core Intel Core i3-2xxx 1.4GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
Asus V550CA
2 core Intel Core i5-3xxx 1.8GHz 6GB 1TB HDD 15.6"
£ 470.27
16.00 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness
Lighter
Microphone in
Vastly Smaller Total Storage Capacity
Vastly Smaller Hard Drive Capacity
Feedback