Asus X550 — Encircling Beauty and Performance
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 patterned palm rests, the X Series adds a touch of sophistication and elegance to everyday computing.
Its slim profile is 5% thinner than the previous X Series notebook, and still houses to a large touchpad with intuitive multi-point Smart Gesture input, multiple USB 3.0 ports for fast data transfer and IceCool technology to keep your palm rests cool.
A Classic, Timeless Design
HD Camera – Video Calls in Crystal Clarity
The X series features a 720p HD camera with a highly sensitive sensor that performs well in diverse light conditions, from lightly lit room to the bright outdoors. Now you can reach out to your love ones or anyone else while looking great.
The camera comes in handy when you need to keep in touch with friends and family through full screen video chats. The smooth 16:9 screen is great for video conferencing with clients and coworkers too.
Lifelike Colours with ASUS Splendid Technology
ASUS Splendid technology delivers vibrant visuals to satisfy the most demanding viewing standards. It fine-tunes display properties based on application, adjusting colour gamut and accuracy. The results are more vibrant colours and pristine image quality in all applications, from movies to photos. With a simple shortcut (fn+C), you can turn on Splendid technology and choose the most suitable pre-set based on personal preference and environment.
Incredible Performance — a Smooth Computing Experience
Value-packed with all the essentials, the X Series reinvents your daily computing experience. Whether you are using it for work or for fun, this is an ideal machine for both productive computing and entertainment.
It features up to an Intel Core processor and graphics card, Instant ON that resumes your computer from sleep mode in 2 seconds and USB 3.0 for 10 times faster data transfer speed. ASUS X Series gives you everything you need for a truly satisfying multitask computing and multimedia experience.
Productivity and Entertainment
ASUS X Series are powered by up to Intel Core processors and graphics card that deliver smooth, responsive performance. They integrate faster processors, more powerful graphics and an advanced onboard memory controller adequate for daily multitask computing or multimedia entertainment. ASUS X Series can handle more applications at once without slowing down, resulting in very rewarding usage for work and pleasure, all within a slim form factor.
Instant ON — A Notebook with Smartphone-like Accessibility
10 times faster data transfer with 3.0. USB
ASUS Super Hybrid Engine II technology brings notebooks smartphone-like responsive performance, with near-instant resume even from prolonged standby. This Instant ON 2-second resume means so long notebook reboot frustration, and get back into fun and productivity delay-free. ASUS Super Hybrid Engine II technology also optimises battery life with various power modes to suit the task at hand. With Instant ON functionality enabled, ASUS notebooks can remain in standby mode for an incredible two weeks. There is no worry about data loss while in standby mode as data automatically gets backed up when the battery drops to 5% charge. Files and tasks are kept safe in memory, waiting for you when you get back.
USB 3.0 – Ultra-fast Data Transfers
USB 3.0 is ten times faster than USB 2.0 and with two ports at your disposal; you can save photos, transfer music and open multi-gigabyte video files in a fraction of the time with compatible storage. Say goodbye to long waiting times- transferring a 25GB Blu-ray-quality movie takes a mere 70 seconds.
Incredible Sound — Precise, Crystal Clear Audio To Complete the Cinematic Experience
On most notebooks, all sound frequencies originate from small onboard speakers. The resulting audio comes from a single source and lacks distinctiveness. Like other notebooks in the ASUS range, the X Series comes equipped with SonicMaster technology and ASUS AudioWizard to bring you high fidelity audio. Experience omnidirectional sound and hear each individual instrument’s nuances with the X Series.
SonicMaster-enhanced Audio — Clearer Sound and Deeper Bass
SonicMaster technology, development efforts of the ASUS Golden Ear team together with Bang & Olufsen ICEpower, offers a remarkably attractive mobile multimedia package. Our tailored mix of superior hardware and optimised software improve audio quality with easily distinguishable and accurately louder sounds. Bigger speakers and resonance chambers give a smooth, rich and detailed sound that enhance audio experience in different usage scenarios like movies and music. ASUS SonicMaster technology partnered with our AudioWizard, audio tuning software, makes the most to your entertainment experience.
AudioWizard Maxx Audio Tuning
AudioWizard is an audio tuning software that ASUS co-developed with professional audio processing company Waves, recipient of a 2011 Technical GRAMMY Award. The five selectable modes enhance sound quality to suit different listening environments. Enjoy lifelike sound in music, movies and games, with all modes fine-tuned by the ASUS Golden Ear team. The proprietary interface puts you first, so it’s utterly user-friendly, offering quick and direct access to your content. It’s so flexible, you can change the sound in seconds.
Incredible Touch — Precise Input
ASUS provides a very comfortable and responsive experience in every application and at all times. The X Series has a large touchpad equipped with Smart Gesture technology for quick and precise response across a wide range of touch inputs. The ergonomic seamless one-piece keyboard is designed to provide you a very comfortable typing experience.
Smart Gesture Touchpad
The X Series’ multi-point touchpad comes with Smart Gesture technology that offers finger-tip natural computing. It delivers naturally simple but intricate interaction, with scrolling and right clicking for access to advanced functions without a mouse. Smart Gesture technology supports a range of touch commands like pinch zoom in/out, scroll, and tap that simulate Windows 8 touchscreen functions. The touchpad is in ratio as the display for more precise pointer control and we’ve made it large to leave plenty of room to use Windows 8 gestures.
An Ergonomic Seamless One-piece Keyboard
The back-assembled, seamless one-piece keyboard prevents key float to provide you with a comfortable and assured typing experience. The ergonomically crafted Chiclet keyboard design spaces out the keys to provide an improved layout that ensures typing accuracy. Each individual key has been expertly tuned to ASUS’s Golden Ratio of keyboard force and stroke to increase key responsiveness for faster typing. These details add up to reduce user fatigue even after prolonged periods of typing.