The two variants of the Asus X555 multimedia laptops share the same set of specifications except the processors. While the Asus X555LJ-XX177H is powered by an Intel Core i3-5010U processor (2 cores, 4 threads, 2.1GHz base clock), the Asus X555LJ-XX132H houses an Intel Core i5-5200U Processor (2 cores, 4 threads, 2.2GHz base clock, 2.7GHz Turbo).
The Asus X555 runs Windows 8.1, and features a 15.6-inch HD (1366×768 pixels) resolution LED-backlit display with an aspect ratio of 16:9. It comes with 4GB of DDR3 RAM and Nvidia GeForce GTX 920M (N16V-GM-S) GPU with 2GB of DDR3 video RAM, apart from integrated Intel HD Graphics 5500.
Besides an webcam, the Asus X555 houses a 1TB (5400RPM) SATA 2.5-inch HDD and an optical drive (8.9mm 8X Super Multi with Double Layer). In the connectivity section,the X555 sports an RJ45 Ethernet jack, a headphone and mic combo jack, a VGA port (D-Sub), one USB 2.0 port, two USB 3.0 ports, Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, and one HDMI 1.4 port. It weighs 2.3kg, and measures 382x256x25.8mm. It runs on a 37WHr 2-cell Li-ion battery.
Some of the other features bundled with the Asus X555LJ-XX177H and Asus X555LJ-XX132H are SonicMaster and AudioWizard-powered audio. Both are available in Glossy Dark Brown colour variant. In addition, the devices house the Asus IceCool technology which the firm says prevents heat build-up on the palm rest. The laptop comes with a 348mm keyboard coupled with a numeric keypad.
Peter Chang, Regional Head, South Asia & Country Manager, System Business Group, Asus India, commented on the launch, “The X555 introduces a quality notebook with a premium feel. It is capable of delivering a seamless and swift multitasking performance whether you are at work or play, within a compact chassis. With an amalgamation of the latest technologies and the little details that count in one device, the X555 is crafted for performance, mobility and style.”