Asus S550CM is an ultrabook with 15.6 inch screen for the budget minded people. It is also for those who find the Asus Zenbooks a bit too expensive or do not have any need for the full HD screen. Specs include 15.6 inch screen, 1366 x 768 pixel resolution, Intel HD 4000 graphics, 1.3 MP camera, 802.11n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, combo audio jack, VGA, 1x USB 3.0 port, HDMI, LAN, 2x USB 2.0 ports, 44 Whr battery, microphone, card reader, 500GB / 320GB (with 32GB SSD as cache) and Core i7 3517U / Core i5 3317u / i3 3217u / i3 2365m, Pentium 987 or Celeron 847 processor.
The Asus S550CM runs Windows 8 operating system and comes with 2 year international warranty. There is 2GB / 4GB of RAM with one empty DIMM socket for adding more RAM. Expected retail price is $700.
14 Dec 12