Close

Loading image...
Asus X551MA
+ 13 Videos

Asus X551MA 4 Core Intel Celeron 1.6GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

4 Intel Celeron 1.6GHz 4GB Mar 2014
Processor Cores Processor Family Processor Frequency Internal Memory Release Date
The ASUS X Series is the perfect all-round laptop for work and play. Stylish and durable design is combined with a choice of Intel or AMD processors, while 2-second Instant on gives smartphone... 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 X551MA-RCLN03 Laptop UNBOXING
ASUS Laptop Unboxing and First Bootup - ASUS (X551MA)
Minecraft on an ASUS Notebook (X551MA) - FPS Test
ASUS X551MA - Overview/Review [1080p HD]

4 Reasons For

Asus Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

Asus is one of the superior notebook PC brands according to average reviews from experts and owners, and Asus also has good reviews for its many processor cores notebook PCs.

Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the X551MA, the Asus X551MA has a front camera.

Chart Edit

Light

Similar spec laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the X551MA have weights of between 430g and 4.8kg, and the average weight is 2.5kg. At only 2.2 kilograms, the Asus X551MA is fairly light compared to most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the X551MA.

Chart Edit

802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

Chart Edit

22 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of laptops of this type and age range from 750MHz to 1,400MHz. When compared to other similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the X551MA, the Asus X551MA's on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of only 756 megahertz is one of the slowest.

Chart Edit

Only Two Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)s

The Asus X551MA is a laptop that uses two number of displays supported (on-board graphics)s. Most of the other laptops that are a comparable age to the X551MA use two number of displays supported (on-board graphics)s.

Chart Edit

Only Four Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

Most laptops of this age and spec have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness, including the Asus X551MA which has four maximum number of PCI Express laness.

Chart Edit

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

The Asus X551MA is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity laptop. Most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the X551MA have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

Chart Edit

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter burst frequency of comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the X551MA is 850MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter burst frequency of only 756 megahertz, the Asus X551MA has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter burst frequency compared to most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the X551MA.

Chart Edit

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of many processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago is 430MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 200MHz to 650MHz. The Asus X551MA has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencys (only 313 megahertz) amongst many processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

Chart Edit

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Asus X551MA does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the X551MA.

Chart Edit

Very Old PCI Express Slots Version

At only 2, the Asus X551MA has a fairly old PCI Express slots version compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the X551MA. The oldest PCI Express slots version of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the X551MA is 2 and the newest is 3.

Chart Edit

Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

Chart Edit

Very Slow Processor Frequency

Portable PCs of this spec and age have processor frequencys of between 1GHz and 3GHz. At only 1.6 gigahertz, the Asus X551MA has a fairly slow processor frequency compared to most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

Chart Edit

Only Intel Celeron Processor Family

The Asus X551MA has an Intel Celeron processor family which is better than the Intel Core i7 processor family found on most portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it. Across all many processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years the best processor family is Intel Core i7 and the worst is Intel Atom.

Chart Edit

Very Small Internal Memory

Across all the comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago the internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB. With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the Asus X551MA has one of the smaller internal memorys amongst similar spec laptops of this age.

If you want a bigger internal memory then you might want to look at the HP ENVY m6[plb_2321038_price] (6GB and higher rated).

Read more Less Chart Edit

Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

The smallest total storage capacity of laptops that came out around the same time as the X551MA is 32GB, the biggest is 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 730GB. At only 500 gigabytes, the Asus X551MA has a quite small total storage capacity compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

Chart Edit

Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the X551MA, the Asus X551MA does not have a touchscreen.

Chart Edit

Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The average maximum internal memory of laptops of a comparable spec and age to the X551MA is 18GB, and the maximum internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB. When compared to other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the X551MA, the Asus X551MA's maximum internal memory of only 4 gigabytes is one of the smallest.

Chart Edit

Very Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

The battery capacity (Watt hours)s of portable PCs that were released around the same time as the X551MA range from 30Wh to 2,700Wh. The Asus X551MA has one of the smaller battery capacity (Watt hours)s (only 33 watt-hours) amongst notebook PCs of this age.

Chart Edit

Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many many processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.

Chart Edit

Quite Small Processor Cache

The Asus X551MA has one of the smallest processor caches (only 2 megabytes) amongst laptops of this age. The average processor cache of many processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years is 4.7MB.

Chart Edit

Only Three Number of Battery Cellss

The Asus X551MA is a three number of battery cells notebook PC.

Chart Edit

Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

Most many processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the X551MA have between one and three USB 2.0 ports quantitys, including the Asus X551MA which has one USB 2.0 ports quantity.

Chart Edit

Very Small Hard Drive Capacity

The smallest hard drive capacity of portable PCs of this type and age is 320GB, the biggest is 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 800GB. With a hard drive capacity of only 500 gigabytes, the Asus X551MA has one of the smaller hard drive capacitys amongst notebook PCs of this age.

Chart Edit

Only Four Processor Threadss

The Asus X551MA is a four processor threads laptop.

Chart Edit

3 Other reasons to consider the Asus X551MA

Released Over Three Years Ago

This portable PC has been on the market for over three years.

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Asus X551MA has a relatively average display diagonal compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.

Chart Edit

HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many laptops of this spec and age. 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.

Portable PCs with a better storage medium that might also be worth considering include the Samsung NP905S3G[plb_1609044_price] (SSD) which also has a higher rating.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Threads
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
Scenario Design Power (SDP)
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
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
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
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
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
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 Smart Connect 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
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Embedded Options Available
Execute Disable Bit
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 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
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)
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Battery Capacity
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Certificates
Certification
RoHS Compliance
Energy Star Certified

Expert Reviews

(2)
30 September 2014

Video review: Editörümüz Murat Gams?z, kampanyadan 500TL+KDV'ye ald??? Asus laptop'u inceliyor. Ucuz ürünlerde nelerin eksik kald???n? görmek ve hangi i?lere yarayaca??n? ö?renmek... Read more…

12 September 2014

User Reviews

(73)
Reviewed 29 April 2014 by Mr Baz

Do take note of the CPU options though. The Celeron N2815 which runs at 1.5GHz is quite different to the Core i3 3217U 1.8GHz, not just in terms of clock speed but performance. The Core i3 being... Read more…

Reviewed 4 May 2014 by JusReviewing
(Verified Purchase)

Good laptop. Although a little fatter than today's more modern ones it does make space for a CD slot which a lot of more modern laptops lack. Windows 8 wasn't a bother for me as I have used it... Read more…

Reviewed 15 May 2014 by Anthony
(Verified Purchase)

For hours of typing and multi-tasking this little laptop is perfect for the job. Light weight, great keyboard and easy to operate!

Reviewed 28 April 2014 by Light-Man
(Verified Purchase)

Great bright screen, nice and light, very versatile and overall I am very happy with it. I went for the cheaper Intel Celeron and got it directly from Amazon for £250 and I found it performs as... Read more…

Reviewed 5 September 2014 by Rbmusicman/and/movie-fan'
(Verified Purchase)

This is a compact and smart looking item. Windows '8' has many features not afforded to the earlier Windows '7' When buying new there are many updates that have to be downloaded initially. (I've... Read more…

« Prev 1 of 15 Next »

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers asus x551, asus x551m, x551masx048, asus x551ma, x551masx048h, asus x551mav
Barcodes 04716659722588

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
Feedback