The ASUS X550JX laptop is a device that is designed with magnificent beauty, excellent performance and a wide range of in-built features. It has an Intel Core- i7-4720HQ processor that boasts of stock speeds of up to 2.6GHz. It can be upgraded to 3.6GHz courtesy of the Intel Turbo boost technology. Since the processor requires little power, users can enjoy extended battery life. The NVIDIA GeForce 950M graphics gives users intensive gaming experience and optimal performance courtesy of the DirectX 11 support, CUDA and dynamic PhysX effects.

The 15.6 inch widescreen provides resolutions of 1920* 1080 (full HD) and 1366* 768 (automatic HD) and an aspect ratio of 16:9, thus enabling users to play-back full content without necessarily letterboxing. Since it has a unique matte finish, it can be used even in environments that are brightly lit. The ASUS X550JX laptop is designed with 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi which gives it enhanced performance, extended battery life and wider coverage. The in-built V4.0 Bluetooth allows users to conveniently connect the laptop to other Bluetooth-compatible devices.

The unique IceCool Technology effectively prevents build-up of heat on the palms, thus ensuring that the user is always comfortable.



1. Magnificent beauty: the laptop is among the leading products in the market because of its incredible beauty and capability to redefine users’ expectations. The patterned palm rests and spun-circle finish gives elegance and sophistication to conventional computing.

2. Excellent performance:
the device is fitted with all the essentials, and therefore gives users smooth computing experience. It’s ideal for carrying out productive work and also for entertainment purposes. It powers up extremely fast, and can recover from sleep mode within two seconds.

3. High quality sound: the ASUS Audio wizard and Sonic Master Technology enable the laptop to produce crystal-clear sound.


The body is made using high quality plastic, while the cover is glossy and not easily susceptible to smudges or finger prints. It’s black in color, with bright red stripes that run across it, thus making it appear exceptionally beautiful.

Its bottom can be flipped open to allow upgrading of the RAM, access to the Wi-Fi card or changing of the HDD.


1. General

Operating system: 64bit Windows 8.1

Weight: 2.5kg/ 5.4lb

Keyboard: Standard Notebook keyboard

Dimensions: 38.1cm* 3.0cm* 25.1cm

Pointing device: Touchpad

Battery: 44 -Watt Lithium ion battery (with 4 cells)

2. Performance

Graphics card: 2GB Dedicated type with pre-installed NVIDIA GeForce

Processor: Intel Core- i7-4720HQ (2.6GHz) or Intel Core- i5-4200HQ (2.6GHz) Quad Core (fourth generation Haswell).

Memory: 1600MHz –DDR3L SDRAM with a capacity of 8GB

3. Communication

Network: 10/ 100/ 1000 Megabits/Second Gigabit Ethernet

Bluetooth: in-built V4.0 Bluetooth

Wi-Fi: 802.11 b/g/n

Camera: VGA web camera

4. Display

Resolution: 1920* 1080 full HD and 1366* 768 automatic HD

Type: widescreen

Finish: anti-glare

Screen size: 15.6 inches

Aspect ratio: 16: 9

5. Output/Input connectors

Flash media slot: SD/ SDXC/ SDHC (3 in 1)

Ports: 1 USB 2.0 and 2 USB 3.0

Audio: microphone and headphone combo jack, integrated stereo speakers and an integrated microphone

LAN insert: RJ45 jack

Display: VGA and HDMI

6. Storage

Optical drive: multi-DVD burner

Hard drive: 1TB 5400 rpm SATA hard drive

500 GB -HDD 5400

1 TB -HDD 7200

750 GB- HDD 5400

500 GB -HDD 7200

1 TB -HDD 5400

7. Power adapter

Input: 110-240V AC/ 50-60Hz

Output: 19V DC, 120W, 3.4A

8. Security

BIOS user password protection and Kensington lock.

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In addition to the laptop, the whole package consists of a charger, mouse and driver DVD.


A new ASUS X550JX laptop comes with a limited manufacturer’s warranty of 1 year that covers fire damage, accidental dropping, power surges and spills according to DiGiPrime Laptops.