When it comes to specifications and features, ASUS X540N-GQ017 doesn’t disappoint! The full-size laptop comes with an ASUS Splendid Display Technology, a dual-core 5th generation processor and also the SonicMaster technology, among other good features. Read on to see ASUS X540N-GQ017 specs, features and price in Kenya.
In Brief, ASUS X540N-GQ017 Specs
- Screen – 15.6 Inches
- RAM – 4GB
- Storage – 500GB
- Connectivity – USB Type C, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth
- Processor – 1.6GHz Quad Core
- OS – Free DOS
- Battery – 3-Cell Lithium Ion
- Price – KSh. 27,000
ASUS X540N-GQ017 Screen, Display and Size
One of the greatest pros of the X540N-GQ017 lies in the display. The laptop spots a 15.6-inch screen which features an HD LED-backlight display, a 1376 x 768 resolution and also a 16:9 widescreen format.
There is also the ASUS Splendid Technology which delivers vibrant colors and clear pictures. In addition, there are ASUS Eye Care features which reduce the blue light and provide the most comfortable view.
As for the size, the device measures 377.0 x 250.0 x 34.0mm and weighs 1.98kg, a size which is similar to that of Lenovo Ideapad 110-15ISK.
CPU Specs and Software
As far as memory is concerned, the laptop has 4GB of RAM (up to 16GB and 1600MHz) and 500GB of HDD (5400RPM). This storage is enough to hold your notes, music, photos, videos and also movies.
Together with a 1.6GHz Dual-Core 5th Gen. Intel Celeron N3060 processor (up to 2.16GHz and 2MB L3 Cache), the big RAM allows you to handle complicated processes such as running office applications and multimedia software.
There is also an integrated Intel HD Graphics system which supports the DirectX 11.2 and a high clock speed. The system offers enhanced image quality and multimedia capabilities. With this system, you can play HD videos, movies and games, stream videos and also browse the web accordingly.
Concerning the software, the device features a free DOS, but it supports the latest Windows and other operating systems. It also features a number of ASUS software.
Connectivity and Multimedia
First, there is the latest USB Type C which allows you to connect other devices and transfer data to an external storage faster. Second, there is 802.11/b/g/n and 10/100Mbps Ethernet which allow you to connect to internet hotspots and browse the web.
Other connectivity features include Bluetooth 4.0, USB 3.0, USB 2.0, combo audio jack, HDMI, super-multi DVD drive, VGA webcam and also a 3-in-1 card reader (SD/ SDHC/ SDXC). In addition, there is a user-friendly keyboard (with chiclet keys) and touchpad (with Intuitive ASUS Smart Gesture) which allow you to type comfortably and scroll with ease.
When it comes to the multimedia, the ASUS device features built-in stereo speakers which provide true sounds in both songs and videos. The speakers carry the SonicMaster technology which delivers clear audio and also rich sounds.
Design, Material and Color
According to my own experience, the laptop has an ultra sleek and compact design like the HP 15-AY Intel Celeron N3060. Unlike other full-size laptops, it is lighter which makes it portable. The main material is plastic (PVC) while the popular color is black.
As indicated above, the battery is 3-Cell 33-Whrs Lithium Ion and comes with the following ratings: 100 -240V AC, 50/60Hz universal (input) and 19V DC, 2.47A, 45W (output). Some other laptops with a similar battery include Lenovo Refurbished Ideapad S10 and HP Intel Celeron N3060.
ASUS X540N-GQ017 Price in Kenya
So how much does ASUS X540N-GQ017 laptop cost in Kenya? Well, the price of the laptop is in the range KSh. 27,000 and KSh. 29,000 ($270 and $290). For a near-similar laptop, see Dell Inspiron 3552 or Lenovo Ideapad 110-151BR.
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