ASUS VivoBook S550: A Windows 8 Ultrabook that doesn’t break the bank

Asus Vivobook S550!
Asus Vivobook S550!

A good Windows 8 Laptop that doesn’t break the bank

Priced at Php36,995, the ASUS VivoBook S550 is a pretty compelling offer. First, it looks amazing. They used hairline-spun textured metal which makes it look and feel premium, stylish, and chic. Add to that the Ultrabook form factor (21mm profile) and you have a screaming sezzy piece of tech. The all-glass panel is also made for touch, which is the trademark UI of Windows 8.

As for the specs we’re looking at Intel’s third-generation core processors (Ivy Bridge). The model that sells for Php36,990 ships with the Core i5-3317U, 6GB RAM, 500GB HDD, 24GB SSD, and a DVD burner. Gaming is also possible with this machine as it packs an NVIDIA GeForce GT 635M with DirectX 11 (4GB DDR3 Video Memory).

If you’re in the market for a new laptop make sure you guys check this one out. It definitely looks good. 🙂

Carlo Ople

Carlo is the Editor-in-Chief and Founder of During daytime he’s the Managing Director and Partner of a Digital Marketing Agency in the Philippines and by nighttime he’s living out his passion as a gadget enthusiast and story teller through Unbox.

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