ASUS X553MA is a bargain laptop designed for everyday use and available in a variety of attractive colours. Dubbed an all-rounder, the ASUS X553MA laptop is intended to serve as a great machine not only for work with its promised smooth computing power, but also for entertainment with excellent sound output.
Build and Display
One thing that will likely strike you immediately you set your eyes on the ASUS X553MA is its elegant concentric circle design with option for buyers to express themselves with different vibrant colours.
The laptop is relatively portable at slightly over 25 millimetres thick and more than 2 kg in weight. It features a spacious touchpad backed by ASUS’ Smart Gesture technology, enabling users to quickly carry out operations with finger gestures.
ASUS X553MA laptop packs a large 15.6-inch non-touch display. As it is common for entry-level machines, the screen has a modest HD resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.
Performance and Operating System
ASUS X553MA is kitted with a dual-core or qudcore Intel Celeron or Pentium chipsets capable of speeds of up to 2.16GHz. While some might think this processor is rather substandard, ASUS promises a smooth computing experience when using the notebook for work and play.
The ASUS X553MA laptop comes with integrated Intel HD Graphics and 4GB of system memory (RAM). It runs on Windows 8.1 operating system, which is quite an ideal option for users to tap well into the built-in Smart Gesture technology.
With a hard drive of a massive 750GB capacity, users of the ASUS X553MA should have no problem finding space to keep files. ASUS AudioWizard and SonicMaster sound technologies ensure top quality, immersive sound is produced when watching movies or listening to music on the laptop.
Interfaces and ports on the ASUS X553MA include two USB ports (including one USB 3.0 port), one HDMI port and one VGA port. There is also a multi-format memory card reader.
Those who buy a unit of this notebook will enjoy having their files automatically uploaded to the cloud-based ASUS WebStorage, with the files synced across different devices for easy access.
Pricing and availability
Asus X553MA notebooks are available in Nigeria. You can now buy the entry level laptop at leading online stores in Nigeria. Asus X553MA price in Nigeria starts at around N60,000, depending on your location and the configuration of the laptop.
Asus X553MA Specs
Here are a few specs of the Asus X553MA Laptop:
- OS: Windows 8.1 or Windows 8.1 Pro
- Processor: Intel Baytrail Celeron or Pentium Processor
- GPU: Intel HD Graphics
- Memory: 2GB or 4GB RAM, supports up to 8GB of RAM
- Colours: –
- Dimension: 28 x 25.2 x 2.53 cm
- Weight: 2.2 kg
Display & Keyboard
- Display: 15.6-inch LED Display, 1366 x 768 pixels
- Keyboard: Chiclet style Keyboard
- Pointing Device: Touchpad
- Built-in Storage: 320GB, 500GB, 750GB, 1TB HDD
- Optical Storage: Yes, DVD
- Bundled Cloud Storage: Yes
Ports & Connectivity
- Webcam: Yes, HD Webcam
- USB 2.0 Port: Yes, 1 port
- USB 3.0 Port: Yes, 1 port
- HDMI: Yes
- DisplayPort: No
- VGA: Yes
- Ethernet (RJ-45): Yes
- SD Slot: Yes, 1 slot
- Mic/Headphone: Yes
- WLAN: Yes
- Bluetooth: Yes
- Mobile Broadband: No
- Kensington lock
- Battery: 2 Cell, 30 WHr Battery
- Use Time: –