Exclusive ASUS sound enhancement turns the X501A into highly capable multimedia notebooks, with the excellent sound more power, wider range and improved clarity combine to offer a more satisfying multimedia experience. Now standard on X501A notebook computer, USB 3.0 transfers data up to ten times faster than USB 2.0, leading to quicker backups and access. When even a 25GB Blu-ray HD movie takes just 70 seconds to transfer.
Powered by Integrated Intel® 4000 graphics, the ASUS X501's 15.6-inch high definition display with a 16:9 'golden' aspect ratio provides a comfortable viewing area for any multimedia files or browsing the Internet. Altec Lansing and Dolby® brings up the rear with crisp and clear audio reproduction. These features provide users with a truly cinematic entertainment experience that is sure to impress. Finishing up the X501's impressive components is the Intel Core i3-2350M (2.3GHz) mobile processor!
Only ASUS notebooks offer you true 2-second instant on resume from sleep or hibernate, cutting out long reboot times and putting you back to work or enjoyment right where you left off. Thanks to ASUS Super Hybrid Engine II technology, you also get up to 14 days of standby, with auto data backup should battery charge drop to 5% or less.
Exclusive ASUS engineering has created a unique internal layout that keeps heat away from palm rests and from users. Always below body temperature, palm rests feel cool to the touch, and are therefore more comfortable to use even during long sessions.