Honest Review of ASUS VivoBook V551 in Kenya Leave a comment

Everyday the number of touchscreen phones is increasing in the market. This trend has made computer companies to think in a different way and they have decided not to be left behind. So they have decided to introduce laptops that are touchscreen. Let’s have a look at the ASUS VivoBook V551.

ASUS VivoBook V551



Up to Intel® Core™ i7 4500U Processor

Operating System

Windows 8

Main Memory

DDR3L 1600(O.C.) MHz SDRAM, OnBoard Memory 4 GB , 1 x SO-DIMM socket for expansion up to 8 GB SDRAM


15.6″ 16:9 HD (1366×768) Glare panel


NVIDIA GeForce® GT 740M with 2GB DDR3 VRAM


Up to 1TB HDD 5400 RPM

Optical Drive

Super-Multi DVD

Card Reader

2 -in-1 card reader ( SD/ SDHC)


HD 720p CMOS module


10/100/1000 Base T
BT 4.0 support (on WLAN+ BT 4.0 combo card)


1 x COMBO audio jack
2 x USB 3.0 port(s)
1 x USB 2.0 port(s)
1 x RJ45 LAN Jack for LAN insert
1 x HDMI
1 x SD card reader


Built-in Speakers And Microphone
ASUS SonicMaster Lite Technology
MaxxAudio support


3Cells 4500 mAh 50 Whrs Polymer Battery

Power Adapter

19 V DC, 3.42 A, 65 W
100 -240 V AC, 50/60 Hz universal


15″ x 10.2″ x 0.8″ ~ 0.9″ (WxDxH)


5.3 lbs (with Polymer Battery)


Kensington lock
HDD User Password Protection and Security
ASUS VivoBook V551
ASUS VivoBook V551

ASUS VivoBook V551 measures 15 x 10.2  x 0.8 inches and weighs about  2.4 kilograms (with Polymer Battery) which makes the laptop relatively heavy. With hairline-textured metal surfaces, ASUS VivoBook V551 is sleek without compromising on features. The rounded edges feel extremely natural to grip and carry. With elegance and usability at the forefront, ASUS VivoBook V551 epitomizes incredible design in one sleek package.

It comes with windows 8. Due to its touchscreen nature the user will enjoy using windows 8 and flipping through the applications. Windows 8 takes shooter time to boot, has numerous applications, SkyDrive integration and offers better security.

Having Intel® Core™ i7 4500U Processor makes VivoBook V551 so responsive that your applications and contents will feel like real-life objects you can touch. Instant On resume means no waiting – open the lid and the fun starts! Driven by Super Hybrid Engine II technology, VivoBook offers up to 14-day standby and packs powerful so everything runs super-smoothly.

When it comes to storage it offers the user more than enough space to store whatever they have. It has a storage capacity of upto 1 TB that runs at a speed of 5400 rpm. The high speed assists in faster storage and retrieval of stored.

With exclusive SonicMaster technology, ASUS VivoBook V551 delivers amazing audio. Precision-crafted hardware brings bigger speakers and resonance chambers, while interactive software tuning achieves spectacular audio. Enjoy deeper and richer bass, true-to-life surround, distinct vocals, and pristine clarity. ASUS VivoBook V551 is quite simply the complete multimedia package.

ASUS VivoBook V551 has 3Cells 4500 mAh 50 Whrs Polymer Battery .


Intel Core i7-4500U processor and Nvidia GeForce GT740 graphics for category leading performance. Impressive battery life. Touch screen.


Low resolution display. Too heavy for easy portability.

IN my own viev if one is looking for high performance in speed and long battery life then I would highly recommend the ASSU VivoBook V551.

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