Asus X501A-HPD121H, Pentium B980 Laptop Specs, Price and Short Review

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Asus X501A-HPD121H reviewAsus has added a new 15.6 inch inexpensive laptop on its X501A series with the X501A-HPD121H laptop. Comes with a light and thin design with the black bezel around the 15.6 inch glossy display and powered by dual core Intel Pentium B980 processor that based on the Sandy Bridge architecture, the 4.1 pounds laptop is offer good performance powerful and stylish design for its price. If you are planning to buy a new affordable laptop, we suggested you to check detail specs, features and our short review of Asus X501A-HPD121H below.

Comes with a Seamless keyboard with numeric keypad for fast and accurate typing and IceCool technology to keep the machine cool, even after long computing session, Asus X501A-HPD121H is perfect for companions at home, office or when you on the go. The Altec Lansing dual speakers that backed by SonicMaster Lite technology ensure the users will get clear, crisp and loud audio reproduction for light games, streaming video or music.

Powered by Intel Pentium B980 dual core processor with a base clock speed of 2.GHZ as the heart of the machine and features 2MB L3 cache, the latest generation of Asus X501A series also incorporated with a 4GB of DDR3 SDRAM, integrated Intel UMA graphics as graphics engine and preloaded with Microsoft Windows 8 64-bit as the operating system bring enough power for day to day office multi tasks or web browsing.

Like Asus K55A-XH71, this model also built in with a 500 GB of Serial ATA II that gives plenty of music, video and office files storage capacity. Measures just 15 x 10 x 1.3 inches, this laptop is thinner than HP Pavilion g6-2320dx laptop which bring 1.4 inches thick and make it easily to slip into your carry bag. Sadly, it’s lack optical drive, but if you need it, the machine is compatible with external DVD drive.

Asus X501A-HPD121H laptop is only integrated with low graphics engine, but the 15.6 inch HD TFT-LCD display can play 720p HD video playback with support a resolution of 1366 x 768 pixel and offers 16:9 aspect ratio. It also built in with a 1.0 Megapixel web camera for Skype video communication and integrated with a digital microphone, as well as a 6 Cells 4400 mAh Lithium Ion battery that provides more than  hours of battery usage.

Other specifications are 5-in-1 Media Card Reader (SD / SDHC / MMC / MS / MS Pro), single USB 2.0 port, single USB 3.0 port, VGA port, HDMI port, an audio jack, 10/100/1000 Mbps Fast Ethernet LAN and 802.11 B/G/N WLAN, as well as Adobe Reader, Windows Essential, 60-day trial version of Microsoft Office 2010 and more.

Yeah, Asus X501A-HPD121H is a very standard notebook, but for only price of $329.99 make it a very good deal and gives a value for your money. If you interested, the 15.6 inch X501A laptop will be ready or purchase soon in BestBuy, but if have a bit more money and looking for a better performance, you can take a look at Acer Aspire V5-571P-6400.

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