Another inexpensive multimedia and office laptop in Asus K series, called as Asus K55N-HA8123K laptop has been release few days ago by BestBuy and now ready for order for price $339.99 with free shipping in US and a 1-year warranty covering parts and labor. Comes with a quad-core processor that based on Trinity platform and weighing only at 5.5 pounds with 1.4 inch thin, the K55N-HA8123K offer perfect balance of power and portability and one of the best choice for people that looking for a budget laptop for office tasks, multimedia tasks and light editing video.
Similar to Lenovo IdeaPad Z585, the latest Asus K55N series will be powered by 1.6GHZ AMD A8-4500M quad-core processor with Turbo Core technology to increase clocking speed up to 2.8GHZ and features 4MB Cache. Coupled with a 4GB DDR3 RAM that can be expanded up to 8GB, AMD Radeon HD 7640G graphics to enhanced graphics performance and working on Microsoft Windows 8 64 bit OS, Asus K55N-HA8123K laptop deliver good power and graphics performance that you need for play modern games, watch video or running Office applications.
The 15.6 inch High Definition display with LED backlit technology capable to play 720p HD video playback with ease, offer 16:9 golden angle and support a native resolution of 1366 x 768 pixel. On the side, the 8x SuperMulti DVD Burner allows users to watching and load DVD applications and HDMI port is perfect for watching 1080p video on your HDTV, while full size keyboard with wide 16:9 touchpad is pleasant and accurate to use and a 1.0MP web camera that integrated with digital microphone offer clear, crisp and loud Skype video chats with your friends or family.
Like other 15.6 inch laptop on its price, the K55N-HA8123K also built in with a 500GB of Serial ATA II HDD to store your video, music and office files, as well as a standard interface port, such as a pair of USB 3.0 port that offers 10x faster speed than previous version, single USB 2.0 port, audio jack, 5-in1 memory card reader slot, 10/100/1000 Mbps Gigabyte Ethernet LAN and 802.11b/g/n Wireless LAN to connect into wireless network.
Measures 14.9 x 9.9 x 1.4 inches, the 5.5 pounds laptop bundled with a 6-cell Lithium Ion battery which offers more than 5 hours of battery life on single charges. So, what do you think? Is Asus K55N-HA8123K the right laptop for you? If you need a bigger display, but still did not want to spend much money, you can take a look at Gateway NE71B06u laptop that boasts 17.3 inch HD display and comes with a 1.4GHZ AMD E1-1200 dual core processor as the heart of the machine.