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ASUS K50IJ-XA1 15.6-Inch Versatile Entertainment Laptop (Black)

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  • Intel Dual Core T6500 CPU; 4GB of DDR2 SDRAM, 2 slots, 4GB Max
  • 500GB Hard Drive (5400 RPM); Intel HD Graphics; Super Multi DVD Drive
  • 15.6-Inch HD Display (1366x768); 0.3MP Webcam; VGA Out; Wireless 802.11bgn; 4 USB 2.0 Ports
  • Windows 7 Home Premium (64 bit) Operating System; 3-in-1 Card Reader (SD/MMC/MS)
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Screen Size15.6 inches
Max Screen Resolution1366x768 pixels
ProcessorIntel Core 2 Duo
RAM4 GB SDRAM
Hard Drive500 GB
Graphics CoprocessorATI Mobility Radeon HD 5470
Brand NameAsus
SeriesB43 series
Item model numberK50IJ-XA1
Operating SystemWindows 7 Home Premium
Item Dimensions L x W x H14.80 x 10.20 x 1.40 inches
Color Black
Processor BrandIntel
Computer Memory TypeSDRAM
Hard Drive Rotational Speed5400 RPM
Optical Drive TypeDVD Super Multi
  
Additional Information
ASINB004Q9T7LO
Best Sellers Rank #9,828 in Computers & Accessories (See top 100)
Shipping Weight4.2 pounds
ShippingCurrently, item can be shipped only within the U.S.
Date First AvailableMarch 6, 2011
  
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Product Description

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The New Jack-of-all-trades

Powered by the Intel® Core 2 Duo T6500 processor the 15.6-inch K50Ij-XA1notebook transcends your mobility at an unbelievable value. This versatile notebook is designed with a scratch-resistant Infusion design to keep it looking new day after day. Along with a compact style, the K5oIj-XA1takes you further with ASUS Power4Gear that lets you instantly select from a host of preset power profiles for high performance or battery savings. ASUS Palm-Proof technology enhances the multi-touch trackpad by ensuring the cursor doesn't accidentally reposition if your palm unintentionally grazes the trackpad when typing. Its brilliant 15.6-inch HD displaylets you indulge with clear visuals and HD cinema.

The K50Ij-XA1also boasts a smudge-resistant palm rest, 4GB DDR3 system memory, 0.3 megapixel webcam, 500GB hard drive, high-speed wireless N connectivity, and Windows 7 Home Premium.

The New Jack-of-all-trades

Key Features

  • Intel® Core 2 Duo T6500 processor allows you do more at the same time (Learn more)
  • ASUS Infusion technology for eye-catching style and scratch-resistant protection (Learn more)
  • 15.6-inch HD display for clear, crisp high-definition visuals
  • Altec Lansing speakers enhanced with SRS Premium Sound produce crisp, clear audio reproduction
  • Multi-touch trackpad with ASUS Palm-Proof technology lets you intuitively navigate through web pages, documents, and pictures while helping to prevent typing errors (Learn more)
  • Super Multi DVD drive plays as well as writes your favorite DVDs and CDs
  • 0.3 megapixel webcam for video chatting with friends and family


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Reliable Multitasking Performance

Reliable Multitasking Performance
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Powered by the Intel Core 2 Duo T6500 processor, the K50Ij-XA1 handles an assortment of daily tasks with ease. ASUS Power4Gear is an assortment of power profiles selectable via the Power4Gear hotkey above the keyboard that optimizes the system for your task at hand—giving the most performance or maximizing battery life.

Comfort and Control Included

Comfort and Control Included
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The K50Ij-XA1has an array of built-in features that are specialized for ease of use. It features a chiclet keyboard with numeric keypad and multi-touch trackpad to effortlessly type documents or navigate through your mobile world. The K50Ij-XA1also has a spacious palm rest with ASUS Palm-Proof Technology so the trackpad intelligently distinguishes between your palm and finger to prevent errors for a worry-free typing experience.

With its sunken-hinge screen design, you will be able to enjoy a wider and more ergonomic viewing angles ,enabling greater clarity and comfort. Plus, the ASUS Power4Gear utility controls the fans noise level so you can relax with a virtually silent computing experience anywhere you go.

Head-turning Style and Convenient Portability

Head-turning Style and Convenient Portability
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Compact and light, the K50Ij-XA1shows off a new streamlined design with ASUS Infusion Technology to give this notebook a scratch-resistant coat with eye-catching style. Opening this mobile wonder, you will notice an elegant, subtle patterned design around the keyboard with a smudge-resistant coat to keep the K50Ij-XA1looking new.

The power button has a built in light indicator so whether you're in light or dark areas you always know where to find it. With the K50Ij-XA1, you get a chiclet style keyboard that was recipient of the iF Product Design Award China—a coveted award given to products with outstanding quality and design. The chiclet keyboard is more than just looks. Its uniquely-spaced layout and key cap design effectively protects it from dust and crumb buildup and makes it easier to clean.

Relax, ASUS Has You Covered

Ranked as the #1 most reliable PC brand by 3 independent sources1, readers and editors alike choose ASUS as their trusted notebook and netbook. ASUS tirelessly strives to exceed expectations of quality to ensure you an unmatched peace of mind every time you start your PC.

This notebook is also backed by the industry's most comprehensive warranty.

1 Year ASUS Global Warranty2

Offers a level of coverage that would add hundreds of dollars to the price of competing laptops:
  • 1 year global warranty
  • 30 day Flawless Display Guarantee
  • 2-way free standard shipping
  • 24/7 tech support

1 Year Accidental Damage Warranty (ADW)2

Whether your notebook is damaged by accidental spills, drops, electrical surges, or fire, ASUS will fix it or replace it for you during the first year after purchase.
  • Covers accidental drops, spills, power surges, and fire damage
  • Target 3 business day turnaround time for repair / replacement; not including receiving and shipping time
  • 1-way shipping (from ASUS to the user) at no additional cost
  • 24/7 toll-free phone support

What's in the Box

  • K50Ij-XA1 notebook
  • AC Adapter
  • 6 cell Battery Pack
  • Warranty Information Card

Specifications

  • Operating System: Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit)
  • Display: 15.6-inch HD display (1366 x 768)
  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo T6500processor (2.10 GHz)
  • Graphics: Intel HD graphics
  • WLAN: 802.11 b/g/n (@ 2.4GHz)
  • LAN: 10/100/1000 Mbps Ethernet
  • Memory: 4GB DDR2-800 SDRAM, 1 x SODIMM Sockets (up to 4GB)
  • Storage: 500GB 5400RPM hard drive
  • Optical Drive: Super Multi DVD drive
  • Camera: 0.3 megapixel
  • Speakers: Altec Lansing speakers
  • Microphone: Microphone
  • Card Reader: 3-in-1 card reader (SD, MMC, MS,)
  • Input / Output: 1 x Mic-in, 1 x Headphone-out, 1 x VGA port/Mini D-Sub 15-pin for external monitor, 1 x RJ-45 LAN, 3 x USB 2.0 ports
  • Battery: 6 cell
  • Dimensions: 15.2 x 10.2 x 1.4 –inches (W x D x H)
  • Weight: 5.8 lbs (with 6 cell battery)
  • Color: Black

© 2011 ASUS Computer International. All Rights Reserved. ASUS is a registered trademark of ASUSTeK Computer. All specifications and terms are subject to change without notice. Please check with your supplier for exact offers on selected models. Products may not be available in all markets. Product may not be exactly as shown in photos.

1Rated number 1 Windows-based PC maker in PCMag.com's Service & Reliability Report 2010. Rated number 1 PC brand according to SquareTrade, the leading direct-to-consumer warranty company (for more information visit http://www.squaretrade.com/pages/laptop-reliability-1109/ ). Rated number 1 reliable PC maker in Q2 2010's RESCUECOM report http://www.rescuecom.com/2010-2nd-Quarter-Computer-Reliability-Report.html
2ASUS reserves the right to exclude certain SKUs; check with your retailer to confirm coverage of specific models. Valid for notebooks purchased in the US and Canada only. Certain retailers do not participate in ADW coverage. For complete details, please visit: usa.asus.com/event/ASUS360 and adw.asus.com/.

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Product Description

15.6" HD (1366 x768) / Intel Dual Core T6500 / 4G DDR2 / Intel HD Graphics / 500G 5400 / Super Multi DVD / W7HP (64bit) / 802.11BGN / 3-in-1 Card Reader / 4x USB 2.0 / 0.3M Pixel / 6-cell battery / VGA out / 1yr warranty / 1yr ADW

Customer Questions & Answers

Customer Reviews

5 stars 02/02/2012 The laptop is great.
ShadySK
When sitting on your lap its very cool and comfortable it doesn't get hot but I purchase a cooling mat for my laptop anyway.
Lamar J
I am enjoying the laptop so far and it works great.
danielg11234

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51 of 55 people found the following review helpful By M. Squires on May 18, 2011
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I've long been a fan of ASUS engineering; uses their motherboards for my desktop builds for years. However, their customer service is really lacking now, and be prepared for potential problems if you purchase a product from them.

Upon arriving, the laptop had a broken hinge cover (little piece of plastic over the hinge). I figured it's no big deal considering my level of computer knowledge, so I called ASUS to receive a replacement hinge. However, ASUS told me that they would not ship me the piece. The only way it would be covered under warranty is if I sent it in to them for repair. I explained that I'm not willing to send the laptop out risking shipping damage and go without my laptop for 2 weeks to repair a piece of plastic that I could fix in two seconds. I called three different times and even asked to speak to a manager because I thought it was ridiculous and made no sense to send the whole computer in. I can see if it was an internal problem or DOA, but for a little piece of plastic that is made to pop off, I can see sending it in for repairs. I told them that I was A+ certified and a life long loyal customer but they didn't care. They told me to buy the part in their online store and it ended up costing me $21 to fix a new laptop.

Now for the laptop review:

It's pretty good for a $400 laptop. Not gonna play 3D games or anything, but I wasn't expecting that for the price.

Pros:

- Very cool operation; no discernible heat around your palms or anywhere else. Low power consumption and exception design yielded very cool operation.

- The bloatware installed is actually ASUS applications and not the usual AOL crap you get from a cheap laptop.
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10 of 11 people found the following review helpful By Andrew Stamile on June 14, 2011
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This is my 1st Asus laptop, but not my 1st Asus product. I expected nothing but perfect coming from them and I wasn't let down. It is 4gb of DDR-2 Ram. Some were concerned about if it was DDR-3. Even so it runs and loads quickly. The HDD is 5400 but it works just fine. As of now I haven't had any problems with it at all. Everything is working great and I love it. It's a black carbon fiber look to it which is very nice. It's not too heavy, it feels well made and looks nice. I highly recommend this laptop for a student or anyone that uses alot of media. The 500gb HDD is great for all your Music, Movies, and Pictures. Does everything I need it to!
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10 of 13 people found the following review helpful By Avianspark on May 11, 2011
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The first thing I noticed about this computer is how fast it shipped. This is probably a function of Amazon, rather than this product, but I ordered it Wednesday, then got it Friday. This was with free shipping!

The computer itself is excellent. If you look it up on the ASUS website, it will say it has Windows Vista and a tiny amount of RAM and HDD. THIS IS NOT SO! The computer, just as it says on Amazon, has Windows 7, 4GB RAM, and 500GB hard drive space. It runs fast, and is super-easy to get started with. The only reason I took off a star is because it doesn't com with Microsoft Office. This is not a big problem for me (I only ever used Word, and Notepad works just as well) but it could be for some users, so take that into account before you buy it. Otherwise, a great computer at an awesome price!
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9 of 12 people found the following review helpful By Discover on May 29, 2011
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I'm a novice with computers, but I just love this computer. It's fast,clear & easy to operate. The
Windows 7 has been no been no problem even though I am a Windows XP advocate. I highly recommend this computer.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Jacob on July 17, 2011
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Was looking all over, and you can't beat the package for the price. Plenty of capacity and power, and without a doubt, the best in its price range. It's worked pretty well, so far, and I'm on it constantly (As we speak).

I love the programs that it comes with, too. The face-recognition login feature is really cool, to say the least. Webcam is good. Mic is in a good spot. The speakers are actually in the bottom of the laptop, right by where your wrists sit. It's kind of strange, but it actually does a great job in getting the sound behind you, and immersing you in your movie, song, or game.

At first I didn't like the touch pad, but i got used to it quickly. the multi-finger set up works well, and the two-finger scroll is excellent. You can even press with all three fingers in a triangle, and it will send you straight to the desktop, which is really handy. of course, you can change all these as you like.

Windows 7 is amazing, but that's not technically the product, here, so i won't go into much detail.

overall, it's just a great laptop. Personally I play a lot of games, so I would have preferred a slightly bigger processor, but it's a tough, little thing. plenty of power, in all fairness.

If I was to buy another laptop for $400, I'd definitely grab another one of these.

Respect.
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7 of 10 people found the following review helpful By rl on May 14, 2011
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I only had this laptop for a few days and so far so good...i ordered the laptop on thurday and got it the next day with just standard shipping....it has everythng you need in a computer for a great price...my only dissapoint was the size...i expected it to be a bit smaller but that isnt a big deal its still is a pretty nice size
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