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ASUS X540

Color

Black
White
Silver Gradient
Rouge
Aqua Blue
Resolute Red

Operating System

Windows 10 Home - ASUS recommends Windows 10 Pro for business
Free DOS
Endless
Windows 10 Pro - ASUS recommends Windows 10 Pro for business
Free Upgrade to Windows 11¹ (when available, see below)

Processor

Intel® Dual-Core Celeron® N3050 Processor (2M Cache, up to 2.16 GHz)
Intel® Pentium® N3700 Processor 1.6 GHz (2M Cache, up to 2.4 GHz, 4 cores)
Intel® Quad-Core Celeron® N3150 Processor (2M Cache, up to 2.08 GHz)
Intel® Celeron® N3060 Processor 1.6 GHz (2M Cache, up to 2.48 GHz, 2 cores)
Intel® Quad-Core Celeron® N3160 Processor (2M Cache, up to 2.24 GHz)
Intel® Quad-Core Pentium® N3710 Processor(2M Cache, up to 2.56 GHz)
Intel® Core™ i3-4005U Processor 1.7 GHz (3M Cache, up to 1.7 GHz).
Intel® Core™ i5-5200U Processor 2.2 GHz (3M Cache, up to 2.7 GHz)
Intel® Core™ i3-5005U Processor 2.0 GHz (3M Cache)
Intel® Core™ i3-5020U Processor 2.2 GHz (3M Cache, up to 2.2 GHz).
Intel® Core™ i7-5500U Processor 2.4 GHz (4M Cache, up to 3.0 GHz)
Intel® Pentium® N4200 Processor 1.1 GHz (2M Cache, up to 2.5 GHz, 4 cores)
Intel® Celeron® N3350 Processor 1.1 GHz (2M Cache, up to 2.4 GHz, 2 cores)
Intel® Quad-Core Celeron® N3450 Processor (2M Cache, up to 2.2 GHz)
Intel® Core™ i5-7200U Processor 2.5 GHz (3M Cache, up to 3.1 GHz)
Intel® Core™ i7-7500U Processor 2.7 GHz (4M Cache, up to 3.5 GHz, 2 cores)
Intel® Core™ i3-7100U Processor 2.4 GHz (3M Cache, up to 2.4 GHz, 2 cores)
Intel® Core™ i3-6006U Processor 2.0 GHz (3M Cache, up to 2.0 GHz, 2 cores)
Intel® Pentium® 4405U Processor 2.1 GHz (2M Cache, up to 2.1 GHz, 2 cores)
Intel® Core™ i3-8130U Processor 2.2 GHz (4M Cache, up to 3.4 GHz, 2 cores)
Intel® Core™ i7-8550U Processor 1.8 GHz (8M Cache, up to 4.0 GHz, 4 cores)
Intel® Core™ i5-8250U Processor 1.6 GHz (6M Cache, up to 3.4 GHz, 4 cores)
Intel® Pentium® Gold 4415U Processor 2.3 GHz (2M Cache, up to 2.3 GHz, 2 cores).
Intel® Core™ i3-7020U Processor 2.3 GHz (3M Cache, up to 2.3 GHz, 2 cores)
Intel® Core™ i3-6100U Processor 2.3 GHz (3M Cache, up to 2.3 GHz, 2 cores)
Intel® Core™ i5-6200U Processor 2.3 GHz (3M Cache, up to 2.8 GHz, 2 cores)
Intel® Pentium® Gold 4417U Processor 2.3 GHz (2M Cache, up to 2.3 GHz, 2 cores).
Intel® Pentium® Silver N5000 Processor 1.1 GHz (4M Cache, up to 2.7 GHz, 4 cores)
Intel® Celeron® N4000 Processor 1.1 GHz (4M Cache, up to 2.6 GHz, 2 cores)
Intel® Celeron® N4100 Processor 1.1 GHz (4M Cache, up to 2.4 GHz, 4 cores)
AMD E1-7010 Processor 1.5 GHz (1M Cache, up to 1.5 GHz, 2 cores)
AMD E2-7110 Processor, 1.8 GHz (2M Cache, up to 1.8 GHz)
AMD Quad Core A8-7410 2.2 GHz (2M Cache, up to 2.5 GHz)
AMD A6-7310 Quad-Core APU (up to 2.4GHz, base 2.0 GHz)
AMD E1-6010 Processor 1.35 GHz (1M Cache, up to 1.35 GHz, 2 cores)
AMD E2-6110 Processor 1.5 GHz (2M Cache, up to 1.5 GHz, 4 cores)
7th Generation AMD A9-9425 APU (up to 3.7GHz, base 3.1GHz)
AMD A6-9225 Processor 2.6 GHz (1M Cache, up to 3.0 GHz, 2 cores)
7th Generation AMD A9-9420 APU (up to 3.6GHz, base 3.0GHz)
7th Generation AMD E2-9000 APU (up to 2.2GHz, base 1.8GHz)
AMD A4-9125 Processor 2.3 GHz (1M Cache, up to 2.6 GHz, 2 cores)
7th Generation AMD A6-9220 APU (up to 2.9GHz, base 2.5GHz)

Graphics

Graphics name defined by CPU
Intel® HD Graphics 520
Intel® HD Graphics 520, NVIDIA® GeForce® 920MX (N16V-GMR1), 2GB GDDR5
Intel® HD Graphics 620, NVIDIA® GeForce® MX110, 2GB GDDR5
Intel® HD Graphics 520, NVIDIA® GeForce® MX110, 2GB GDDR5
Intel® HD Graphics 510, NVIDIA® GeForce® MX110, 2GB GDDR5
Intel® UHD Graphics 620, NVIDIA® GeForce® MX110, 2GB GDDR5
Intel® HD Graphics 610, NVIDIA® GeForce® MX110, 2GB GDDR5
Intel® UHD Graphics 605, NVIDIA® GeForce® MX110, 2GB GDDR5
Intel® UHD Graphics 600, NVIDIA® GeForce® MX110, 2GB GDDR5
AMD Radeon™ R2 Graphics
AMD Radeon™ R5 Graphics
AMD Radeon™ R4 Graphics
Intel® UHD Graphics 600
Intel® UHD Graphics 605
AMD Radeon™ R5 Graphics, 2GB GDDR5
AMD Radeon™ R4 Graphics, 2GB GDDR5
AMD Radeon™ R3 Graphics

Display

15.6-inch, HD (1366 x 768) 16:9 aspect ratio, LED Backlit, 200nits, 45% NTSC color gamut, Glossy display
15.6-inch, FHD (1920 x 1080) 16:9 aspect ratio, LED Backlit, 200nits, 45% NTSC color gamut, Anti-glare display
15.6-inch, HD (1366 x 768) 16:9 aspect ratio, LED Backlit, 200nits, 45% NTSC color gamut, Glossy display, Screen-to-body ratio: 75 %
15.6-inch, FHD (1920 x 1080) 16:9 aspect ratio, LED Backlit, 200nits, 45% NTSC color gamut, Anti-glare display, Screen-to-body ratio: 75 %
15.6-inch, HD (1366 x 768) 16:9 aspect ratio, LED Backlit, 200nits, 45% NTSC color gamut, Glossy display, Touch screen, Screen-to-body ratio: 75 %
15.6-inch, FHD (1920 x 1080) 16:9 aspect ratio, LED Backlit, 200nits, 45% NTSC color gamut, Anti-glare display, Touch screen, Screen-to-body ratio: 75 %
15.6-inch, HD (1366 x 768) 16:9 aspect ratio, LED Backlit, 200nits, 45% NTSC color gamut, Anti-glare display, Touch screen, Screen-to-body ratio: 75 %
15.6-inch, HD (1366 x 768) 16:9 aspect ratio, LED Backlit, 200nits, 45% NTSC color gamut for non-OLED, Glossy display, Screen-to-body ratio: 75 %
15.6-inch, HD (1366 x 768) 16:9 aspect ratio, LED Backlit, 200nits, 45% NTSC color gamut for non-OLED, Glossy display, Touch screen, Screen-to-body ratio: 75 %
15.6-inch, FHD (1920 x 1080) 16:9 aspect ratio, LED Backlit, 200nits, 45% NTSC color gamut for non-OLED, Anti-glare display, Screen-to-body ratio: 75 %
15.6-inch, HD (1366 x 768) 16:9 aspect ratio, LED Backlit, 200nits, 45% NTSC color gamut, Anti-glare display, Touch screen
15.6-inch, FHD (1920 x 1080) 16:9 aspect ratio, LED Backlit, 200nits, 45% NTSC color gamut, Anti-glare display, Touch screen
15.6-inch, HD (1366 x 768) 16:9 aspect ratio, LED Backlit, 200nits, 45% NTSC color gamut for non-OLED, Anti-glare display, Touch screen
15.6-inch, FHD (1920 x 1080) 16:9 aspect ratio, LED Backlit, 200nits, 45% NTSC color gamut for non-OLED, Anti-glare display, Touch screen
15.6-inch, HD (1366 x 768) 16:9 aspect ratio, LED Backlit, 200nits, 45% NTSC color gamut, Glossy display, Touch screen
15.6-inch, HD (1366 x 768) 16:9 aspect ratio, LED Backlit, 200nits, 45% NTSC color gamut, Anti-glare display
15.6-inch, HD (1366 x 768) 16:9 aspect ratio, LED Backlit, 200nits, 45% NTSC color gamut for non-OLED, Anti-glare display
15.6-inch, FHD (1920 x 1080) 16:9 aspect ratio, LED Backlit, 200nits, 45% NTSC color gamut for non-OLED, Anti-glare display
15.6-inch, HD (1366 x 768) 16:9 aspect ratio, LED Backlit, 200nits, 45% NTSC color gamut, Anti-glare display, Screen-to-body ratio: 75 %
15.6-inch, HD (1366 x 768) 16:9 aspect ratio, LED Backlit, 200nits, 45% NTSC color gamut for non-OLED, Anti-glare display, Screen-to-body ratio: 75 %

Memory

2GB DDR3 on board
4GB DDR3 on board
8GB DDR3 on board
4GB DDR3 on board, 4GB DDR3L SO-DIMM
2GB DDR3L SO-DIMM
4GB DDR3 on board, 2GB DDR3L SO-DIMM
4GB DDR3 on board, Total system memory upgradeable to:8GB
4GB DDR3 on board, 8GB DDR3L SO-DIMM, Total system memory upgradeable to:8GB
4GB DDR3 on board, 2GB DDR3L SO-DIMM, Total system memory upgradeable to:8GB
4GB DDR3 on board, 4GB DDR3L SO-DIMM, Total system memory upgradeable to:8GB
4GB DDR3L SO-DIMM
4GB DDR3L SO-DIMM, Total system memory upgradeable to:8GB
8GB DDR3L SO-DIMM
8GB DDR3L SO-DIMM, Total system memory upgradeable to:8GB
4GB DDR3L SO-DIMM, Total system memory upgradeable to:4GB
8GB DDR3L SO-DIMM, Total system memory upgradeable to:4GB
2GB DDR3L SO-DIMM, Total system memory upgradeable to:8GB
4GB DDR3 on board, 8GB DDR3L SO-DIMM
4GB LPDDR3 on board, Total system memory upgradeable to:4GB
8GB LPDDR3 on board, Total system memory upgradeable to:8GB
8GB DDR4 on board, Total system memory upgradeable to:16GB
4GB DDR4 on board, Total system memory upgradeable to:12GB
4GB DDR4 on board, 2GB DDR4 SO-DIMM, Total system memory upgradeable to:12GB
4GB DDR4 on board, 4GB DDR4 SO-DIMM, Total system memory upgradeable to:12GB
8GB DDR4 SO-DIMM, Total system memory upgradeable to:8GB
4GB DDR4 on board, 8GB DDR4 SO-DIMM, Total system memory upgradeable to:12GB
8GB DDR4 on board, 4GB DDR4 SO-DIMM, Total system memory upgradeable to:16GB
4GB LPDDR4 on board, Total system memory upgradeable to:8GB
8GB LPDDR4 on board, Total system memory upgradeable to:8GB
2GB DDR3 on board, Total system memory upgradeable to:2GB
4GB DDR3 on board, Total system memory upgradeable to:4GB
8GB DDR3 on board, Total system memory upgradeable to:8GB
4GB LPDDR4 on board, Total system memory upgradeable to:4GB
2GB LPDDR4 on board, Total system memory upgradeable to:2GB
8GB DDR4 SO-DIMM, Total system memory upgradeable to:16GB
4GB DDR4 SO-DIMM, Total system memory upgradeable to:16GB
16GB DDR4 SO-DIMM, Total system memory upgradeable to:16GB
Total system memory upgradeable to:4GB

Storage

500GB SATA 5400RPM 2.5" HDD
1TB SATA 5400RPM 2.5" HDD
2TB SATA 5400RPM 2.5" HDD
128GB SATA 2.5" SSD
256GB SATA 2.5" SSD
1TB SATA 5400RPM 2.5" HDD, 128GB SATA 2.5" SSD
1TB SATA 5400RPM 2.5" HDD, 256GB SATA 2.5" SSD
1TB SATA 5400RPM 2.5" Hybrid SSHD
500GB SATA 5400RPM 2.5" HDD, 128GB SATA 2.5" SSD
512GB SATA 2.5" SSD

Expansion Slots (includes used)

1x DDR4 SO-DIMM slot
1x STD 2.5” SATA HDD

Optical Drive

DVD writer 8X

I/O Ports

1x USB 3.0
1x USB 2.0 Type-A
1x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A
1x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-C
2x USB 2.0 Type-A
1x HDMI 1.4
1x RJ45 LAN Jack for LAN insert
1x HDMI
Micro SD card reader
1x VGA Port (D-Sub)
1x 3.5mm Combo Audio Jack
1x RJ45 Fast Ethernet
Spec: SDXC
2 in1 card reader SD/MMC

Keyboard & Touchpad

Chiclet Keyboard
Chiclet Keyboard, 1.8mm Key-travel
Chiclet Keyboard with Num-key, 1.8mm Key-travel

Camera

VGA camera

Audio

SonicMaster
Audio by ICEpower®
Built-in speaker
Built-in microphone
with Cortana support

Network and Communication

Wi-Fi 4(802.11bgn) (Single band) 1*1 + Bluetooth 4.0
Wi-Fi 4(802.11bgn) (Single band) 1*1
Wi-Fi 5(802.11ac) (Dual band) 2*2 + Bluetooth 4.2
Wi-Fi 5(802.11ac) (Dual band) 1*1 + Bluetooth 4.1

Battery

33WHrs, 3S1P, 3-cell Li-ion (up to 6 hours battery life)
36WHrs, 3S1P, 3-cell Li-ion (up to 8 hours battery life)

Power Supply

ø4.0, 33W AC Adapter, Output: 19V DC, 1.75A, 33W, Input: 100-240V AC 50/60Hz universal
ø4.0, 45W AC Adapter, Output: 19V DC, 2.37A, 45W, Input: 100~240V AC 50/60Hz universal
ø4.0, 65W AC Adapter, Output: 19V DC, 3.42A, 65W, Input: 100~240V AC 50/60Hz universal

Weight

2.00 kg (4.41 lbs)
1.90 kg (4.19 lbs)

Dimensions (W x D x H)

38.10 x 25.20 x 2.72 ~ 2.72 cm (15.00" x 9.92" x 1.07" ~ 1.07")
38.10 x 25.10 x 2.70 ~ 2.72 cm (15.00" x 9.88" x 1.06" ~ 1.07")

Built-in Apps

McAfee
MyASUS

MyASUS Features

AppDeals
System diagnosis
Battery health charging
Splendid
Tru2Life
Function key lock
WiFi SmartConnect
Link to MyASUS

Microsoft Office

1-month trial for new Microsoft 365 customers. Credit card required. 
WPS Office 30 days trial version
Microsoft Office Home & Business Premium plus Office 365 Service
KINGSOFT® Office (Multi-Licenes)
Microsoft Office Personal Premium plus Office 365 Service
Microsoft 365 Personal 1-year included.*
*Activation required with 6-months of Windows activation date.
1-month trial for new Microsoft 365 customers. Credit card required.
WPS Office Standard Edition (With license for 3 products)

Regulatory Compliance

Energy star

Security

BIOS Booting User Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (Firmware TPM)
HDD User Password Protection and Security
BIOS setup user password

Included in the Box

Wired optical mouse
Wireless optical mouse
Carry bag
Backpack
USB-A to RJ45 gigabit ethernet adapter
* Included accessories vary according to country and territory. Please check with your local ASUS retailer for details.

Disclaimer

¹The Windows 11 upgrade will be delivered to qualifying devices late 2021 into 2022. Timing will vary by device. Certain features require specific hardware (see aka.ms/windows11-spec)
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