Conclusion: Overlook its shortcoming for media consumption, though, and the V551LB is highly suitable for most other tasks, including some midrange multimedia authoring and processing. As is, it earns a place on mainstream shopping lists; with a 1,920x1,080 screen, it'd earn a place on our Editors' Choice list.
Pros: Strong performance from latest Core i7 CPU and GeForce graphics, Long battery life, Touch screen, Attractive metal design
Cons: Low-resolution, lackluster screen, Heavy to carry around
Asus Vivobook S551LB / V551LB review – a good 15.6 inch ultrabook
7 July 2013
Summary: The Asus Vivobook S551 is a 15 inch ultrabook you have to consider. Sleek, solid, powerful and efficient, it offers most of the things you would ask from such a laptop. It's not as light as it might seem though and it does have some small design quirks, but those shouldn't steer you away from it.
Pros: beautiful and sleek, solid built, touchscreen, decent keyboard/trackpad, fast hardware, good sound, long battery life
Cons: poor screen, hot air blown out towards the display, rather heavy, expensive