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Elegant aluminum and slim modern look
Meticulously treated materials endow N Series notebooks with stunning looks and great strength, using aluminum with hairline finishing and an illuminated ASUS logo. A ripple-effect speaker mesh projects artistic beauty and echoes sound excellence, showcasing appealing aesthetics and better audio.
IPS panels deliver living color and wide-angle sights
N Series notebooks arrive with ultra-crisp IPS screens that enhance color definition, brightness, and contrast. Going up to full HD, they resist reflections using matte coating, which also repels fingerprints.
In addition to color accuracy and lifelike visuals, N Series panels ensure wider viewing angles so you can share screens with family, friends, or colleagues. The 15.6" N550 delivers 178-degree enjoyment, with colors and clarity remaining consistent from nearly any direction.
SonicMaster Premium with quad-speaker array
ASUS SonicMaster audio technology, co-developed by Bang & Olufsen ICEpower, brings you the best notebook sound.
New N Series notebooks are the first with a quad-speaker array. This generates spacious and cinematic-quality surround. And for deep bass, you get the bundled external SonicMaster subwoofer, which pumps out thumping low notes.
Introducing quad-speaker array surround sound
Four powerful speakers create immersive sound, tuned by the ASUS Golden Ear team. The quad-speaker array shapes sound and ensures best-reproduction and delivery. Beamforming and crosstalk cancellation join Head-Related Transfer Function (HRTF) technology to clear up audio, remove interference, and increase enjoyment, whether using the speaker array or headphones. Sound positioning is augmented for richer and more convincing surround, especially in movie watching, where you dive into truly cinematic audio.
MaxxAudio Master professional audio tuning
The N Series features sound personalization with MaxxAudio Master by Waves, recipient of a 2011 Technical GRAMMY Award.
MaxxAudio Master provides precision tuning. Four-way dynamic control, ten-band EQ with multiple filters, psycho-acoustic low frequency extension, and multi-dimensional spatial enhancement offer richly personal sound. Headphones or home theater, N Series audio is a centerpiece of multimedia.
Multi-mode AudioWizard gives you sound control
Create sound profiles that match your favorite applications. One-click adjustments put you in command of audio, plus you can opt for one of the ready-made presets: Music, Movie, Recording, Gaming, and Speech. AudioWizard with MaxxAudio Master cover all your listening needs with intricate settings, another aspect of N Series performance as a true sound system.
Top-speed performance and fast resume
Powerful 4th generation Intel Core i5/i7 processors accelerate everything you do, including silky-smooth multitasking. For visuals, the N Series has discrete NVIDIA GeForce graphics fit for gaming, meaning complete movie-watching fidelity and the newest games in high DirectX 11 detail.
With ASUS Super Hybrid Engine II technology, true 2-second on instant on resume from sleep mode brings you back into everything with smartphone-like immediacy, and you can rely on 2-week standby with auto data backups.
Super cool with dual rear-venting thermal design
Never worry about heat, as the new N Series features large-scale cooling with dual fans, twin heatpipes, and big vents that keep temperatures low even during the most intense action for guaranteed stability.
The large dual exhausts expel heat and noise out the back of the notebook, leading to quieter and cooler environments as well as stable performance even in the face of heavy system loads while gaming or engaged in other high-demand applications.
USB 3.0 is ten times faster!
All-USB 3.0 ports mean content transfers up to ten times faster than with USB 2.0. Imagine moving a file the size of a 50GB Blu-ray movie in less than two minutes ? goodbye waiting around. USB 3.0 isn't just quicker, it's also more reliable, stable, and higher-powered than USB 2.0. Using ASUS USB Charger+, mobile device batteries can be topped up in far less time than was previously required.
Smooth and smart intuitive touchscreen
The most advanced touch panels are available for N Series notebooks. Advanced touch panels are perfect for Windows 8 and its touch-friendly interface, offering extreme precision and quick response by surpassing industry standards in terms of touch fidelity, accuracy, and latency reduction. While Windows 8 has been designed for 9mm touch detection, N Series panels increase that resolution to 6mm. This is true "touch to make it happen", whether writing, gaming, browsing, or socializing.
We rethought even the touchpad
Your input is augmented several ways on N Series multimedia notebooks. The big multi-point touchpads use exclusive ASUS Smart Gesture technology, allowing the full range of Windows 8 motion input right at your fingertips. They also eliminate annoying erroneous input with palm rejection technology.
Hands-off fun with Leap Motion
Do more with N Series in the most instinctive way ? by using your hands. Leap Motion is an incredibly accurate and completely contactless motion sensor that lets your hands become the controller. N Series are the first multimedia notebooks to include this innovative technology.
Navigate your favorite applications with a wave of your hand or have fun by using Leap Motion's fingertip-level accuracy to paint pictures, conduct music or play games.
Despite using advanced high-precision volumetric-scanning technology Leap Motion is just 3 inches long and attaches quickly and easily via USB. Leap Motion is optional on select models.
Your own cloud: store, share, and sync with ease
With ASUS WebStorage, you have easy storage, sharing, and syncing of everything from business presentations to photo albums and favorite multimedia content. Each N Series notebook comes with 32GB of WebStorage free for three years, and offers you the MyBitCast app so you can easily sync your content to multiple devices and accounts.
- Intel Core i7 4700HQ Processor
- Windows 8
- Intel HM86 Express Chipset
- DDR3 MHz SDRAM, DIMM Up to 8 G
- 15.6'' 16:9 HD (1366x768)/IPS FHD (1920x1080) LED Backlight Non-Glare LCD Panel
- NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M with 2GB/4GB DDR3 VRAM
- 1TB HDD 5400 RPM
- Super-Multi DVD
- 2-in-1 card reader (SD/ SDXC/ MMC)
- HD Web Camera
- Integrated 802.11 b/g/n
- 10/100/1000 Base T
- BT 4.0 support (on WLAN+ BT 4.0 combo card)
- 1 x COMBO audio jack
- 3 x USB 3.0 port(s)
- 1 x RJ45 LAN Jack for LAN insert
- 1 x HDMI
- 1 x mini Display Port
- 1X AC adapter plug
- Built-in Speakers And Digital Array Microphone
- Bang & Olufsen ICEpower
- SonicMaster Premium
- Asus N series external sub-woofer support
- MaxxAudio support
- 4Cells 4000 mAh 59 Whrs Polymer Battery
- Output: 19 V DC
- 383 x 255 x 27.7 mm (WxDxH) (w/ 4cell battery)
- 5.7 lbs (with 4 cell battery)
- Kensington lock
- UL, TUV, MIC, CE Marking Compliance, FCC Compliance, BSMI, CCC, GOST-R, CB, EPEAT, Energy star, IDA, CECP, WEEE, Erp 2013, RoHS, JATE