Conclusion: Asus' K50IJ is a stylish entry-level notebook that has some clever details that make it worthy of a second look from performance-undemanding computer users: First, the palm rest will always be cool and allow you to work comfortably. Second, the notebook is quiet and portable enough to not attract attention, making it pleasant to carry around.
Pros: Relatively strong dual-core processor, Beautiful and quality design, Good value for money ratio, Asus offers a good overall package at a reasonable price.
Cons: Unfavorably positioned speakers, Highly reflective screen, No digital video output, A digital video output.
Summary: The ASUS K50 was a pleasure to use. It offered zippy performance speeds in comparison to similarly priced notebooks, a comfortable keyboard, and lengthy battery life. At $699, though, the K50 is currently $100 more expensive than comparable systems such as the Gateway NV5807u. While the latter system may have shorter battery life, this factor hardly outweighs the price differential.
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Excerpt: Asus's K50IJ is a chunky laptop, but its bulk gives it a feeling of sturdiness that makes us confident that it will handle standard daily use and being carried around occasionally. It looks attravailable, thanks to the glossy coating on the chassis. Thankfully, the coating hasn't been applied to the keyboard and the standard matt finish makes the keys easier to see and type on.
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