Asus VivoBook V551LB-DB71T Ultrabook Intel Core i7 Haswell Now AvailablePublished on July 13th, 2013 | by Peter Paul
Asus latest VivoBook flagship, Asus VivoBook V551 is now available. The Asus VivoBook V551LB is powered by the latest 4th generation Intel Core i7 processor, with Intel HM86 chipset, paired with a discrete NVIDIA GeForce GT 740M graphics supporting Direct X 11 technology. This is even better, faster and more efficient than its predecessor, the VivoBook S550. Check out is specs, features, price and where to buy below.
The Asus VivoBook V551LB-DB71T has a nice 15.6-inch HD touchscreen display, fully optimized for Windows 8. It also sports the same premium brushed aluminum texture for a nice and elegant feel. The VivoBook V551LB has basically the same design, shape, size and looks like its Ivy Bridge predecessors. The only difference is the horse power under its hood.
Asus also included the Asus SonicMaster Lite technology in the Asus VivoBook V551LB-DB71T. This gives the Ultrabook a wider audio range, pristine clarity and deeper and richer bass. By default you get an 8GB DDR3 1600MHz memory, but there is an extra slot for another SODIMM so that you can upgrade the V551LB up to 12GB of RAM.
Aside from the upgradeable 8GB of memory, the Asus VivoBook V551LB also includes 1TB 5400 RPM HDD and free 32GB Asus WebStorage for three years. There’s also a Super-Multi DVD optical drive just like in the previous models and basic connectivity options such as WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, SD card reader, HDMI port, RJ45, USB 2.0 and 3.0 ports. Check out the complete specifications below.
Asus Asus VivoBook V551LB-DB71T Specifications
Operating System: Windows 8 64-Bit
Processor: 4th Gen (Haswell) Intel Core i7-4500U 1.8GHz 4MB L3 Cache, 3GHz Max Freq
Memory: 8GB DDR3
Graphics Card: NVIDIA Geforce GT 740M 2GB
Display: 15.6-inch 16:9 (1366×768) HD Touchscreen LED Blacklit Glare panel
Storage: 1TB 5400 RPM HDD + 32GB ASUS WebStorage for 3 years
Optical Drive: DL DVD+-RW/CD-RW
Connectivity: WiFi 802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, HDMI, RJ45, USB 3.0/2.0, Audio, card reader
Keyboard: Numeric Keypad, Chiclet Style
Features: 720p Webcam
Battery: 50WHrs, 4500mAh, 3S1P, 3-cell Li-ion polymer Battery Pack
Battery Life: Up to 5 hours
Dimensions: 15.0″ x 10.2″ x 0.8~0.9″
Weight: 5.8 lbs
Price and Where to Buy
The Asus VivoBook V551LB-DB71T price is around $970 USD and comes with free shipping. It comes with 1 year international warranty, 30-day zero bright dot display guarantee, free 2-way standard shipping and 24.7 technical support. There’s also a 1 year accidental damage protection, that protects the Asus VivoBook V551LB from accidental spills, drops, power surges and fire damage.
When you get the Asus VivoBook V551LB, the box includes an AC adapter, user manual and a warranty card.