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.
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.
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.
Excerpt: Asus's K50IN is quite a chunky laptop, with rounded edges and a thick screen bezel that houses a webcam on its top edge. It has a shiny, metallic finish, with a dotted pinstripe pattern that looks different depending on the viewing angle and light.