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alaTest has collected and analyzed 188 reviews of ASUS N-DS81. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. People are impressed by the screen and portability. The usability and price also get good feedback, but some have doubts about the touchpad. There are some mixed reviews about the durability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the ASUS N-DS81 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 188 user reviews of ASUS N-DS81 from The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Laptops on People are impressed by the screen and portability. The usability and price also get good feedback. There are some mixed opinions about the durability, while many are critical about the touchpad.

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82% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: ASUS K55N-DS81 15.6-Inch Laptop (Black)ASUS K55N-DS81 15.6-Inch Laptop (Black)

Mar, 2018

Product Specifications


Audio system:SonicMaster Lite
Built-in Microphone: Yes
Built-in subwoofer: No
Number of built-in speakers:2
Speakers manufacturer:Altec Lansing


Battery Capacity:50
Battery capacity (Watt hours):50
Battery life (max):5.5
Battery performance:4700
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:6


Front Camera:Y
Front camera resolution (numeric):0.3
Rear camera:N


Color of product:Black
Form Factor:Clamshell
Product type:Notebook


3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display Diagonal:16
Display Resolution:1366 x 768
Full HD: No
HD type:Not supported
LED backlight: Yes
Touch screen: No

Energy Management

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter output current:3.42
AC adapter output voltage:19
AC adapter power:65


Discrete graphics adapter:N
Discrete graphics adapter model: No
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter family:AMD Radeon HD 7000
On-board graphics adapter model:AMD Radeon HD 7640G


Keyboard Layout:QWERTY
Keyboard type:QWERTY
Numeric keypad: Yes
Pointing device:Touchpad
Windows keys: Yes


Internal memory:4
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:8
Maximum internal memory (64-bit):8
Memory clock speed:1600
Memory form factor:SO-DIMM
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM


3G: No
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Optical Drive

LightScribe: No
Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi DL

Other Features

Audio system:SonicMaster Lite

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:AC
Handheld remote control: No
Mouse included: No

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
DC-in jack: Yes
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
ExpressCard slot: No
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: Yes
SmartCard slot: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2
USB 3.0 ports quantity:2
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1


AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter output current:3.42
AC adapter output voltage:19
AC adapter power:65


Processor boost frequency:2.8
Processor cores:4
Processor family:AMD A
Processor frequency:1.9
Processor model:A8-4500M
Processor threads:4

Processor special features

Intel Active Management Technology: No
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: No
Intel Clear Video Technology:N
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel HD Audio Technology: No
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: No
Intel Identity Protection Technology: No
Intel Insider: No
Intel InTru 3D Technology: No
Intel Matrix Storage Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel Smart Connect Technology: No
Intel Smart Response Technology: No
Intel Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel visual technologies: No
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: No
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT):N
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):N
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio):N
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):N
Intel® Insider™: No
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST):N
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology: No
Intel® Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):N
Intel® Smart Response Technology: No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):N
InTru™ 3D Technology: No


Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 8


Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:MMC, SD
Hard disk rotational speed:5400
Hard Drive Capacity:500
Hard drive speed:5400
Number of hard drives installed:1
Storage media:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:500

Weight & Dimensions

Height (front):1
Height (rear):2