An all-around 15.6- inch notebook with user-centric features for everyday computing 15.6” HD (1366x 768) Display great for home entertainmentElegant textured finish reduces scratches and fingerprints while giving the notebook a unique lookTrue 2-second Instant on and up to Intel® Core™ processorTrue 2-second instant on from hibernate mode and worry-free auto data back up when battery level falls below 5%provides crisp, true-to-life sound with a deeper bass Shop Modal header Document Incredible Beauty A classic, timeless design The ASUS D550MA is the perfect all-round laptop for work and play. Stylish and durable design is combined with a choice of Intel® or AMD processors, while 2-second Instant on gives smartphone like accessibility and SonicMaster technology gives great sound quality. Video calls in crystal clarity The D550MA features a 720p HD camera with a highly sensitive sensor that performs well in diverse light conditions, from lightly lit room to the bright outdoors. Now you can reach out to your love ones or anyone else while looking great. Lifelike colors with ASUS Splendid Technology Exclusive Splendid technology delivers vibrant visuals to satisfy the most demanding viewing standards. It fine-tunes display properties based on application, adjusting color gamut and accuracy. The results are more vibrant colors and pristine image quality in all applications, from movies to photos. NORMAL THEATER VIVID MANUAL Incredible Performance Providing a smooth computing experience Value-packed with all the essentials, the D550MA reinvents your daily computing experience. Whether you are using it for work or for fun, this is an ideal machine for both productive computing and entertainment. It features up to an Intel® Core™ processor and Instant on that resumes your computer from sleep mode in 2 seconds and USB 3.0 for 10 times faster data transfer speed. ASUS D550MA gives you everything you need for a truly satisfying multitask computing and multimedia experience. Productivity and entertainment ASUS D550MA is powered by up to Intel® Core™ processors that deliver smooth, responsive performance. They integrate faster processors, more powerful graphics and an advanced onboard memory controller adequate for daily multitask computing or multimedia entertainment. ASUS D550MA can handle more applications at once without slowing down, resulting in very rewarding usage for work and pleasure, all within a slim form factor. A notebook with smartphone-like accessibility Exclusive ASUS Super Hybrid Engine II technology brings notebooks smartphone-like responsive performance, with near-instant resume even from prolonged standby. This Instant on 2-second resume means so long notebook reboot frustration, and get back into fun and productivity delay-free. ASUS Super Hybrid Engine II technology also optimizes battery life with various power modes to suit the task at hand. With instant on functionality enabled, ASUS notebooks can remain in standby mode for an incredible two weeks! There is no worry about data loss while in standby mode as data automatically gets backed up when the battery drops to 5% charge. Files and tasks are kept safe in memory, waiting for you when you get back. Ultra-fast data transfers USB 3.0 is ten times faster than USB 2.0 and with two ports* at your disposal; you can save photos, transfer music and open multi-gigabyte video files in a fraction of the time with compatible storage. Say goodbye to long waiting times- transferring a 25GB Blu-ray-quality movie now takes a mere 70 seconds. Incredible Sound Precise, crystal clear audio to complete the cinematic experience On most notebooks, all sound frequencies originate from small onboard speakers. The resulting audio comes from a single source and lacks distinctiveness. Like other notebooks in the ASUS range, the D550MA comes equipped with SonicMaster technology and ASUS AudioWizard to bring you high fidelity audio. Experience omnidirectional sound and hear each individual instrument's nuances with the D550MA.. SonicMaster-enhanced Audio SonicMaster techonology, development efforts of the ASUS Golden Ear team together with Bang & Olufsen ICEpower, offers a remarkably attractive mobile multimedia package. Our tailored mix of superior hardware and optimized software improve audio quality with easily distinguishable and accurately louder sounds. Bigger speakers and resonance chambers give a smooth, rich and detailed sound that enhance audio experience in different usage scenarios like movies and music. ASUS SonicMaster technology partnered with our AudioWizard, audio tuning software, adds new depth to your entertainment experience. DISTINCT VOCALS TRUE-TO-LIFE-SURROUND WIDE RANGE POWERFUL OUTPUT CRYSTAL-CLEAR SOUND DEEPER AND RICHER BASS AudioWizard Maxx Audio Tuning AudioWizard is an audio tuning software bundled with the 2011 Technical GRAMMY® award winner- MaxxAudio, a professional audio processing tool in the industry. The five selectable modes enhance sound quality to suit different listening environments. Enjoy lifelike sound in music, movies and games, with all modes fine-tuned by the ASUS Golden Ear team. The proprietary interface puts you first, so it's utterly user-friendly, offering quick and direct access to your content. It's so flexible, you can change the sound in seconds. Incredible Touch Precise input The ASUS Golden Finger team puts natural interfaces first, developing standards far beyond industry average. This assures ASUS provides the most comfortable and responsive experiences in every application and at all times. The D550MA has a large touchpad equipped with Smart Gesture technology for quick and precise response across a wide range of touch inputs. The ergonomic seamless one-piece keyboard is designed to provide you the most comfortable typing experience. Multi-touch made easy The D550MA' multi-point touchpad comes with Smart Gesture technology that offers finger-tip natural computing. It delivers naturally simple but intricate interaction, with scrolling and right clicking for access to advanced functions without a mouse. Smart Gesture technology supports a range of touch commands like pinch zoom in/out, scroll, and tap that simulate Windows 8 touchscreen functions. The touchpad is in ratio as the display for more precise pointer control and we've made it large to leave plenty of room to use Windows 8 gestures. An ergonomic seamless one-piece keyboard The back-assembled, seamless one-piece keyboard prevents key float to provide you with a comfortable and assured typing experience. The ergonomically crafted Chiclet keyboard design spaces out the keys to provide an improved layout that ensures typing accuracy. Each individual key has been expertly tuned to ASUS's Golden Ratio of keyboard force and stroke to increase key responsiveness for faster typing. These details add up to reduce user fatigue even after prolonged periods of typing. Incredible Cloud Access your data and files anytime, anywhere ASUS WebStorage ensures you get access to your data and files on any device that has an internet connection. With ASUS WebStorage, your files are automatically kept up-to-date and synced across various devices; you can share photos and videos with friends and family, and stream your music and movies to your device. ASUS D550MA comes with free ASUS WebStorage space.