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    Performance Ultrabook™ with optical drive

    • Fits an optical drive in 21mm
    • Enjoy SonicMaster Lite for more powerful sound performance
    • Instant on in 2 seconds and longer standby time with the efficiency of Super Hybrid Engine II technology
    • Smart Gesture touchpad for always fingertip-natural computing
    • Combines SSD performance and HDD capacity for better computing experiences
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    Thin and light design

    Sleek and elegant

    Sleek and elegant

    21mm slim design gives high portability

    Hairline-spun textured metal surfaces allow S56 to elegantly stand out from the crowd. With its Ultrabook™ form factor, it still packs full features in a slender build, matching the dynamic nature of new high-portability and intuitive computing. The slim design is easy to carry while showcasing premium chic and feel.

    Metallic-styled elegance

    Brushed hairline aluminum texture offer elegant look

    Brushed hairline-textured covers use a distinct dark color scheme to offer a premium and powerful look while maintaining classic sophistication. The textures and quality metals and other materials used make the S56 stand out from the crowd with complete confidence.

    Metallic-styled elegance
     Solid construction enhances notebook edurance

    Solid construction enhances notebook endurance

    One-piece molded metal main body enhances solidity

    The one-piece molded main body reinforces notebook strength and rigidity, improving endurance for all your mobile needs. This meticulous approach to form and function extends to attractive textured designs created with refined materials, which are also applied on the underside of the S56. You enjoy complete premium elegance and usability that last longer and perform better.

    Smart Gesture Technology

    New incredible standard in touch fidelity

    Augmented using exclusive ASUS Smart Gesture technology, the large touchpad on S56 guarantees improved touch input, with quicker and more precise gesture detection and a wider range of supported motions. These include tapping, scrolling, zooming, dragging, clicking, and more. Smart Gesture technology combines hardware and software optimization to present a new incredible standard in touch fidelity – start enjoying it now.

    Smart Gesture Technology
    SonicMaster audio technology

    SonicMaster audio technology

    Elevates audio experiences by delivering the best notebook sound

    Designed with bigger speakers and chambers plus exclusive sound tuning, SonicMaster empowers audio enjoyment, combining superior hardware and optimized software. It offers the ultimate notebook sound experience with deeper and richer bass, a wider audio range, true-to-life surround, powerful output, distinct vocals, and pristine clarity.

    Large touchpad

    Large touchpad

    With screen-matched proportions for more comfortable usage

    Attractively designed with screen-matching proportions, the touchpad affords more comfortable usage thanks to its bigger active area. It's easier to use and far more intuitive than standard touchpads, bolstering your input capabilities and confidence while reducing the occurrence of accidental input and increasing accuracy

    2-Second Instant On

    Get back into everything with smartphone-like spontaneity

    Exclusive ASUS Super Hybrid Engine II technology offers smartphone-like 2-second instant on from sleep or hibernate modes, so you can resume without delay. S56 is all about quick accessibility and with its energy-conserving design goes into standby for up to two weeks. Open files and tasks are kept safe in memory, plus should the battery drop below 5% charge while you’re away, data gets automatically backed up. Your valuable content is always secure and within reach!

    *Actual standby time may vary due to specific component performance, connected devices, and environmental differentiation

    2-Second Instant On

    Superior graphics with GeForce® GT

    Superior graphics with GeForce® GT 635M

    Discrete graphics enhance video quality in movies, games, and all multimedia

    S56 features a 3rd generation Intel® Core™ processor and NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 635M graphics with DirectX® 11 compatibility to provide great computing power. With up to 4GB of dedicated DDR3 video memory, the discrete graphics processor accelerates S56 performance, making everything smoother and more fluid while enhancing video quality so movies look great and allowing sleek enjoyment of the latest games.

    Up to Intel® 3rd gen Core™ i7 processors

    Up to Intel® 3rd Gen Core™ i7 Processors

    Smooth computing with better multitasking and multimedia performance

    S56 is powered by up to 3rd generation Intel® Core™ i7 processors. Smooth and responsive performance puts you in command of great computing for everyday use, from daily tasks to multimedia. The latest Intel® Core™ processors deliver visibly smart output, opening up satisfyingly powerful experiences that you can see and feel. They help S56 tailor-match every application you put it to, for both productivity and pleasure