Stay Cool with Metallic Chic 3rd Generation Intel® Core™ i7 3610QM processors together with the latest NVIDIA® GeForce™ 600 Series graphics processorsIceCool Technology places heat-generating components away from the palm rest, ensuring a comfortable typing experience even after prolonged periods of useFeatures an aluminum body with a textured finishASUS SuperBatt Technology provides an extended battery charge-cycle lifespan that is up to 3x that of normal notebooks Shop Modal header Flowing subtle and harmonious design Offers an expressive combination of technology and style Textured aluminum offers a premium feel through high quality materials and solid durability. The screen features a stylish matte frame for more luxurious presentation, while attractive in-line port alignment contributes to a sleek look. For strength and better input, the keyboard fits in the chassis seamlessly and is back-assembled for greater ruggedness. Ergonomically-designed chiclet keyboard Keeping computing comfortable The back-assembled seamless chiclet keyboard means no more key float and inaccuracies. Additionally, it won a prestigious iF Design Award for its attractive yet highly useful and ergonomic build. Large touchpad Intuitive and always fingertip-natural Precision crafted to match screen proportions for a stylish effect and more intuitive control. It uses a larger input area for easier use, with multi-point finger-natural response in gestures such as zoom, rotate, and scroll. IceCool technology Keeps palm rests chilled Custom ASUS design places heat-generating components away from palm rests, ensuring you enjoy a comfortable typing experience even after prolonged periods of use, with no sticky heat-up or wrist discomfort. ASUS SonicMaster Technology Enjoy amazing audio ASUS SonicMaster on A55 notebooks delivers more powerful sound and richer bass to provide the best audio experience among mainstream notebooks. Designed by the ASUS Golden Ear team, it features engineering dedicated to sound experiences and a tailored mix of hardware improvement and software fine tuning. SonicMaster guarantees crystal-clear sound, deeper and richer bass, a wider audio range, and more sound power. It generates highly distinct vocals, and envelopes you in lifelike surround. Powerful performance Extreme performance and media capabilities ASUS A55VJ notebooks feature 3rd generation Intel® Core™ processors and NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 635M graphics with Microsoft DirectX® 11 compatibility to provide superior mobile computing power in all your applications. NVIDIA® Optimus™ Great battery life for even better performance Experience longer battery life and amazing visuals without having to manually change settings. You get better performance, as the technology leverages CPU thermal design to enable enhanced graphics. Optimus™ engages dynamic performance boosts as needed in GPU-demanding apps, and goes to integrated graphics to conserve battery life during less intense usage. It balances power across the entire system, including GPU, CPU, and integrated graphics (iGPU). 2-second instant on Responsive smartphone-like user experience The A55 features a smartphone-like “always on” user experience thanks to ASUS Super Hybrid Engine II with instant on technology. It enables resume from sleep mode in just 2-seconds, and provides up to two weeks of standby time. In addition, it automatically secures and backs up data when the battery drops to below 5% charge. *Actual A55 standby time may vary due to specific component performance, connected devices, and environmental differentiation. ASUS SuperBatt technology Extended charge-cycle lifespan ASUS SuperBatt technology prolongs battery charge capacity even with numerous charge-discharge cycles during longer periods of time. It provides an extended battery charge-cycle lifespan up to three times that of normal notebook batteries.