The audio system, which we also know from Asus’ S56CM, did not really convince us. A member of the non-ultrabook sector but in the same price range: Left-handed users will not find the situation ideal for use since the fan and the ports at the front are on the left. Technically, the screen makes a good impression due to fast and short response times and a quite accurate detection of the various multi-touch gestures. However, the more common laptop use with the classic Windows GUI is unfavorable. The warranty can be upgraded to 3 years for approx.

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However, we did not perceive this as annoying or loud.

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Products may not be available in all markets. However, the technology does not always exploit its advantages in practice. As usual here, we performed our multi-hour stress test for measuring the hardware’s maximum temperatures. The latter did a good job with full signal strength up to approx.

The incher consumed a moderate 8 to 10 watts while idling. The generously sized touchpad of This naturally changes a bit during high computing load. Swiping, zooming, rotating and tapping intuitively via the touch of a finger – this method of touch-sensitive use is surely not an awe-inspiring innovation seeing that we have been using touchscreens in our phones or tablets for years.


In our opinion, this does not really present an added value, especially since the laptop stands out with absolute and intuitive use via mouse and keyboard. The competition does not offer much better speakers in this price range and so the quality is acceptable.

Work partitioning refers to the operating system, which takes advantage of the SSD’s high speed and ensures swift boot and instant “wake-up” times.

The speakers are powered by SonicMaster. After this wave in the form of convertibles has increasingly blurred the boundaries between tablet and laptop computer, Asus now also aims at the implementation of this operating concept in the laptop, or rather ultrabook sector via a The audio system, which we also know from Asus’ S56CM, did not really convince us. This should be sufficient for casual gamers who do not want to waive on an ultrabook.

It did not record the CPU’s maximum clock rate of 2.

Review Asus VivoBook S550CM-CJ038H Ultrabook

The outdoor suitability of laptops is not an insignificant factor particularly in the ultrabook sector. In return, programs and data are stored on the sufficiently sized GB hard drive that also spins ethernwt a sufficient speed of s505c.

As usual, this drawback is mainly noticed on the vertical plane while the image remains stable for a longer time horizontally.

However, taking accurate aim is necessary and incorrect inputs are also included. The slim lithium-ion battery has a capacity of 44 WH.


The screen proves to be apt due to its fast response and good detection of multi-touch gestures and the Windows 8 tile interface is convenient. We show ethernwt least amount of ads whenever possible.

We monitored the clock rate with the “HWinfo” tool, which confirmed the activity of Intel’s Turbo Boost during Cinebench rendering. The cooling system made a good impression. This results in regular unintentional inputs.

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This prevents opening the laptop with only one hand because the base unit lifts, but they keep the display firmly and tightly in position. Their sound is acceptable for laptop speakers though they audibly lack sound volume and bass. Touchpad The generously sized touchpad of In return, the DVD playback time of 1: The brightness, contrast and color reproduction regrettably leave a lot of room for improvement making the screen the biggest weakness of the otherwise good ultrabook, despite its touch feature.

Advantageously, the VivoBook SCM sports an optical drive despite its low construction height of just over 2 cm.