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Asus X555LA 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB Jul 2015
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Designed for everyday multitasking and entertainment for smart and practical users, the ASUS X Series notebooks redefine your expectations of all-rounder notebook. With a spun-circle finish and... More
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7 Reasons For

Good Brand

Based on 2,981 expert and user reviews, Asus has good ratings for its laptops. Asus also has good ratings specifically within its medium processor cores portable PCs range compared to other manufacturers.

Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

The total storage capacitys of comparable spec laptops that came out around the same time as the X555LA range from 32GB to 2TB. With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Asus X555LA has one of the bigger total storage capacitys amongst portable PCs of this age.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Asus X555LA supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it. Most portable PCs of this type and age support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This laptop also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The best memory clock speeds supported by processor of all medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for more than a year is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and type.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the X555LA, the Asus X555LA has a front camera.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

The Asus X555LA has one of the bigger hard drive capacitys (1,000 gigabyte) amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age. The average hard drive capacity of similar spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the X555LA is 700GB, and the hard drive capacitys range from 250GB to 2TB.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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10 Reasons Against

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

The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of notebook PCs of this type and age range from 750MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 950MHz. At only 900 megahertz, the Asus X555LA has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the X555LA.

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Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This laptop has a 11.2 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many laptops of this spec and age.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Asus X555LA does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year do have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for a similar time 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.

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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 this age and type.

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Only Two Number of Battery Cellss

The Asus X555LA is a two number of battery cells portable PC. Most of the other similar spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the X555LA have between two and eight number of battery cellss.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that are a comparable age to the X555LA, the Asus X555LA does not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

Medium processor cores portable PCs that are a comparable age to the X555LA have battery capacity (Watt hours)s of between 23Wh and 120Wh, and the average battery capacity (Watt hours) is 45Wh. The Asus X555LA has one of the smaller battery capacity (Watt hours)s (only 37 watt-hours) amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The maximum internal memorys of laptops that are a similar age to the X555LA range from 2GB to 32GB. At only 8 gigabytes, the Asus X555LA has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that are a comparable age to the X555LA.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported bluetooth version on medium processor cores portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Asus X555LA

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this notebook PC was released.

Average Processor Frequency

At 2.2 gigahertz, the Asus X555LA has a pretty typical processor frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the X555LA.

If you want a portable PC with a faster processor frequency then you might also want to consider the DELL Latitude 14 E7450[plb_2979416_price] (2.3GHz) which is also higher rated.

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Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Asus X555LA has a pretty average internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

Other 8GB internal memory portable PCs currently available which you might also want to look at include the Acer Aspire S7[plb_2830258_price] which has better reviews.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Asus X555LA has a fairly typical display diagonal compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that are a comparable age to the X555LA.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2.3 kilograms, the Asus X555LA has a relatively standard weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the X555LA.

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Specification

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Processor
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Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
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Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
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Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by 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)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete 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
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
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
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® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
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
Intel® OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
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 Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
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® 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)
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
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Expert Reviews

(4)
10 August 2015

The Asus X555LA thrives while multitasking and offers long battery life, but it feels like a budget laptop...

28 July 2015

The perfect all-round value laptop for work and play. Thay's how Asus bills its X555LA , and for once we're almost inclined to agree. This 15in budget laptop can be found for under £300, and... Read more…

28 May 2015

Despite a fair few shortcomings the Asus X555LA is a good value budget laptop for those with modest demands...

22 September 2015

Chi è alla ricerca di un notebook economico non può certo pretendere di portare a casa un mostro di potenza, però scegliendo l'Asus X555LA potrete fare anche attività che rallentano gli altri... Read more…

Bestinclass battery life
Fast performance
Strong audio
Little bloatware
Autonomia migliore della categoria
Cheap feel
Dim display
Poor webcam
Costa un po' di pi dei concorrenti
Il display non particolarmente brillante

User Reviews

(88)
Reviewed 5 August 2015 by Tegan10

'Plays well with Windows 10' is the statement on the laptop. The laptop was running windows 8.1 when purchased and it worked brilliantly.I then was given the option to upgrade to windows 10, after... Read more…

Reviewed 29 December 2015 by Ishy
Ishy would recommend the Asus X555LA

Very NYC and slim laptop and light good screen quality highly recommend this product...

Reviewed 29 December 2015 by R m jamil
R m jamil would recommend the Asus X555LA

Its a great i really like it and easy to use much faster. Thanks HP...

Reviewed 29 December 2015 by Sam
Sam would recommend the Asus X555LA

I really like my new laptop and would recommend nice design...

Reviewed 17 November 2015 by Hermie 1
Hermie 1 would recommend the Asus X555LA

I dj using a laptop so i needed something that had a fast processor speed, alot of Ram and loads of memory. This laptop ticks all the boxes for me and i could notice the difference in speed... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers asus x555, asus x555l, asus x555la, asus i55200, x555laxo1105, asus i55200u, x555laxo1105h, asus x555lads51, asus x555laxx842, asus x555laxx842h, asus x555ladm1672, asus x555ladm1672t, asus 90nb0652m17950
Barcodes 00889349042441, 04594147716659, 04712900042443, 04712900139563

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