Asus A540, R558UR notebooks with USB Type-C connectivity unveiled

The Asus R558UR features a Full HD display and Nvidia GT930 graphics, while the Asus A540 features a glossy brushed finish

Published Date
15 - Jun - 2016
| Last Updated
15 - Jun - 2016
 
Asus A540, R558UR notebooks with USB Type-C connectivity unveiled

Asus has unveiled two new notebooks, A540 and R558UR. Both laptops feature USB Type-C connectivity, which the company says is a first in their respective segments. The Asus R559UR is an upgraded variant of the R558UF and features a Full HD anti-glare display. It also sports a Nvidia GT930MX graphics cards and an audio system powered by SonicMaster and Bang & Olufsen. The Asus A540 features a glossy brushed finish and weighs less than two kilograms. Like the R55UR, the A540 also sports an audio system powered by SonicMaster and Bang & Olufsen.

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ASUS, today unveiled two new mainstream notebooks, A540 & R558UR, updating its mainstream line up, and adding the latest features and performance updates. The r558urWhere to buy 39577 45766 is a substantially upgraded variant of the R88UF premium notebooks, While the A540 focusses more on the lower spectrum at the same time providing premium looks and lightweight design weighing just less than 2 Kg. Both boast of USB type C connectivity which is a first in their respective segments.

The asus r558urWhere to buy 39577 45766 is a considerable upgrade from the R558UF featuring a Full HD Antiglare display which has twice the pixel density as compared to a HD Display offered by most of the competition. It also features the latest ultra-fast DDR4 memory which currently is only available in high end gaming machines. The Graphics have also been bumped up, courtesy of the New GT930MX graphics from Nvidia offering upto twice the performance compared with the competitors. R558UR’s Audio system is powered by SonicMaster and Bang & Olufsen ICEpower while the exclusive Splendid technology makes sure that your visual experience remains unadulterated. Moreover, the eyecare mode along with the anti-glare display panel provides unmatched visual comfort.

The A540 is contemporarily designed with stylish and elegant Glossy Brushed finish distinguishing itself from the dull designs seen in majority of the notebooks in this segment. The A540 is ultralight, weighing just less than 2 Kg even though it has an internal optical drive. Like r558urWhere to buy 39577 45766, the A540’s Audio system is also powered by SonicMaster and Bang & Olufsen ICEpower while ASUS Splendid Technology takes care of the task of delivering beautiful visual quality.

Model NameR558UR
LCD Cover Color & DecorationGlossy Dark Brown IMR
Top Case Color & DecorationMatt Black IMR
On board processorIntel® Core™ i5-6200U Processor, 2.3GHz (3M Cache, up to 2.8GHz)
Operating SystemFree DOS
Memory Slot1x
On board memoryDDR4 4GB
Memory Max.8G
How to upgrade memoryUpgradablededicate Memory door on Bottom side
Total System MemoryDDR4 4GB
StorageSATA 1TB 5400RPM 2.5' HDD
Display15.6'//LED Back-lit//Ultra Slim 200nits//FHD 1920x1080 16:9//AG//NTSC:45%
External video display modesHDMI 1.4
Discrete/ShareDiscrete
Video GraphicsNVIDIA® GeForce® 930MX (N16S-GMR)
IGPUIntel® HD graphics 520
Video memoryDDR3 2GB
Video CameraVGA web camera (Fixed type)
Optical Drive[SATA] 8.9"mm 8X Super Multi with Double Layer
Wireless802.11bgn+Bluetooth 4.0 (Single band) 1*1
LAN10/100/1000 Mbps
Card ReaderSpec: SD only
USB Port1x USB 2.01x USB 3.01x USB3.1 Type C (gen 1)
Interface1x Headphone-out & Audio-in Combo Jack1x RJ45 LAN Jack for LAN insert1x VGA Port (D-Sub)1x HDMI
AudioBuilt-in speakerBuilt-in microphoneSonic Master
Weight (Kg)2.10 KG (Without Battery)
Dimension (cm)38.2(W) x 25.6(D) x 2.55 ~ 2.55 (H) cm
AC Adapter65W AC AdapterOutput : 19V DC, 3.42A, 65WInput : 100~240V AC, 50/60Hz universal
Battery38WHrs, 2S1P, 2-cell Li-ion Polymer Battery Pack
Keyboard typeChiclet Keyboard
Keyboard SpecificationASUS 348mm keyboard with 19mm full size key pitch, integrated Numeric keypad
SoftwareASUS Smart GestureASUS Splendid

 

Model NameA540LA
ColorBlack, Silver
On board processorIntel® Core™ i3-4005U Processor, 1.7GHz (3M Cache)
Operating SystemFree DOS
Memory Slot1x
On board memoryDDR3 4GB
Memory Max.8G
Total System MemoryDDR3 4GB
StorageSATA 1TB 5400RPM 2.5' HDD
EMMC/ISSDN/A
Display15.6'//LED Back-lit//Slim 200nits//HD 1366x768 16:9//Glare//NTSC:45%
External video display modesHDMI 1.4
IGPUIntel HD Graphics 4400
Video CameraVGA web camera (Fixed type)
Optical Drive[SATA] 8.9"mm 8X Super Multi with Double Layer
Wireless802.11bgn+Bluetooth 4.0 (Single band) 1*1
LAN10/100 Mbps
Card ReaderSpec: SDXC
USB Port1x USB 2.01x USB 3.01x USB3.1 Type C (gen 1)
Interface1x Headphone-out & Audio-in Combo Jack1x RJ45 LAN Jack for LAN insert1x VGA Port (D-Sub)1x HDMI
AudioBuilt-in speakerBuilt-in microphoneSonic Master
Weight (Kg)1.84 KG (Without Battery)2.00 KG (with 3 cell battery)
Dimension (cm)38.1(W) x 25.2(D) x 2.72 ~ 2.72 (H) cm
AC Adapter45W AC Adapter: Output: 19V DC, 2.37A, 45W: Input: 100~240V AC50/60Hz universal
Battery33WHrs, 3S1P, 3-cell Li-ion Battery Pack
Keyboard typeChiclet Keyboard