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Asus N550JV

alaTest has collected and analyzed 111 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the price and sound. The performance and screen also get good opinions. Some have doubts about the battery and touchpad, and there are some mixed comments about the size.

design, screen, performance, sound, price

touchpad, battery

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Asus N550JV is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 91/100 = Excellent quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Asus N550JV

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 user reviews of Asus N550JV from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.com.

reliability, performance, design, screen, price

100% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: ASUS N550JV-DB71 i7-4700HQ 2.4GHz 15" Laptop

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ASUS N550JV Review

 

An excellent entertainment laptop, the ASUS N550JV features a booming quad-speaker system, a beautiful touch screen and good gaming power.

Loud quad-array speakers; Very good graphics performance; Beautiful 1080p touch screen; Plenty of ports

Some touchpad issues; A bit heavier than competing notebooks

An excellent entertainment laptop, the ASUS N550JV features a booming quad-speaker system, a beautiful touch screen and good gaming power.

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Asus N550JV Review

 

So did I make a good choice by getting the Asus N550JV? Probably. Should you get one? That depends. The Asus N550JV spoils you with a lot of high-end elements – from the beautiful 1080p display and the metal construction to the audio experience and the...

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Expert Review

 

Well-balanced design for a 15-inch laptop, Brilliant-looking 1080p touch display, Finger-friendly keyboard includes full numeric keypad

Battery lasts just 4 hours and change, Aluminum chassis is susceptible to scratches, Audio can sound distorted despite booming quad-speaker array

After using the N550JV for multimedia-intensive tasks as well as everyday ones, in fact, we'd call it a 15.6-inch laptop that packs the punch of a 17-inch model, but is (despite its weight) almost as easy to carry with you as a 14-inch model. That's a...

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ASUS N550JV Laptop

 

A desktop replacement that runs games well for under a grand?

Powerful day to day performance, Plays games surprisingly well, Blu-Ray Drive included, Excellent Audio

Slightly iffy buttons on the touchpad, Battery life could be stronger, No solid state drive

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Asus N550JV review

 

Multimedia has always been the main focus for the N-Series, so Asus opts for a 15.6-inch IPS screen panel with 1920 x 1080-pixel resolution, along with a built-in Blu-ray drive for watching high-definition films.

The slow hard drive is a cost-cutting weakness in a laptop costing almost £1000, and leaves it looking expensive in a crowded market. Nonetheless, the N550JV is an attractive multimedia laptop with impressive audio and video capabilities that could...

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Asus N550JV

 

When the Asus N56VM arrived in PC Pro's Labs just over a year ago, it's fair to say we were smitten. Sharp looks, good performance and a keen price delivered it straight to the A List. Twelve months on and Asus is hoping to repeat the trick with the...

Power, good looks and a sensible price make the Asus N550JV a fantastic all-round desktop replacement

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I love this thing

 

After a fresh install of windows 8.1 and the addition of an ssd this thing boots and is ready to go in 7 secs with pw entry. Full drive scan with Bit Defender took all of 42 seconds. There are lots of useful reviews out there on YouTube to help you...

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Not Customer Friendly

 

I will never purchase another laptop online again and never buy another Asus product. Neither company is willing to stand by the product they sell or the product they make.

I can't really tell what is great about this laptop because I received it damaged. Got in contact with New Egg and they directed me to Asus

After receiving the laptop back from Asus for the second time and not being fixed. I have asked Asus to replace the laptop or refund my money they said, "Can't do that". I contact New Egg and they just say contact Asus. So the laptop is on it way back...

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Powerful and sleek

 

This is a good computer. It has plenty of horse power for gaming or compute functions. I bought this computer for my wife. I am picky about key strike feel (especially return), and liked the way the keys felt. She is much more picky about shape and...

1. Lots of power ; 2. Can turn on and off LED on keyboard ; 3. Graphics is good for anything you would want to through at it ; 4. 1080P ; 5. Not overly heavy or cumbersome ; 6. Separate number pad ; 7. Not a bunch of bloat ware on it

Easy to hit the track pad when tying on your lap

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Jury Still Ourt

 

The jury is still out on this one since I've only had it a few days. After I rebooted it the machine went to reconfigure Windows and kept failing. After starting it again today everything worked fine. I'm going to see how things go this next week and...

Nice clean look ; Fast response and boot ; Detailed PDF instructions

Failed to refresh Windows updates on first tries at rebooting ; DVD eject button is very awkwardly placed ; 10 Key pad layout is odd

Product Specifications

Configuration

Convertible: No
DVD Writer:Blu-ray Combo / DVD-Writer
Embedded 3G/4G: No
Fingerprint Reader: No
Hard Drive Type:Hard Disk Drive
Remote Control: No
TV Card: No
Video Editing Card: No
Web Cam: Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth: Yes
Card Reader:2 in 1 Card Reader / Multi Card Reader
Firewire: No
TV Output: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: Yes

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
LED Backlight:Edge LED
LED Technology:Edge LED
Touchscreen:Multi Touch / No
True Resolution:Full HD / WXGA

General Features

Media Centre Edition: No
Operating System Version:DOS / Windows 8
RAM Type:DDR3 SDRAM

Graphic

Brand of Graphic Chip:nVidia
GPU Model (Graphic Card):GEF GT750M / GeForce GT 750M / GEFORCE GT745M

Processor

Chipset Brand:Intel®
Chipset Type:HM86 / Unknown
Processor:Core™ i5 / Core™ i7
Processor Brand:Intel ®
Processor Number:I5-4200U / I7-4500U / I7-4700HQ / I7-4700MQ
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