Asus has launched two notebooks the Asus R558 and the Asus A540 in India with price tag of Rs. 43,990 and Rs. 26,799 respectively. The key highlight about these notebooks is that they come with USB Type C 3.1 port.

Asus R558 features and specifications

This notebook is powered by Intel Core i5 6200U processor clocked at 2.3GHz that can be further turbo boosted up to 2.8GHz. GPU used – HD Graphics 520 + NVIDIA GeForce 930MX (2GB). Screen is 15.6 inches back lit supporting 1920 x 1080p resolution.

R558 comes with free DOS you will need to spend extra on the OS in case you are planning to go with Windows 10. There is 4GB RAM (DDR4) and 1TB SATA HDD. The RAM can be upgraded when needed up to 8GB.

Other features are USB 2.0 x 1, USB 3.0 x 1, USB 3.1 Type C, VGA port, font VGA camera, SD card reader, RJ45 port, HDMI, mic/audio combo jack and built in speaker + mic. A 2 cell Li-ion battery powers up this notebook.

Asus R558 price in India is Rs. 43,990.

Asus R558 and A540 launched in India

Asus A540 features and specifications

This notebook is powered by Intel Core i3 4005U processor (@ 1.7GHz) with HD Graphics 440. A540 sports a 15.6 inch LED back lit screen supporting 1366 x 768 pixels resolution. There is 4GB DDR3 RAM (can be upgraded up to 8GB) and 1TB SATA HDD.

A540 is also loaded with Free DOS, comes with front VGA camera and other features are USB 3.0 x 1, USB 3.1 Type C, USB 2.0 x 1, VGA port, HDMI, RJ45, SD card reader, combo Mic/Audio, built in speaker and mic.

Asus A540 gets power from 3 cell Li-ion battery and its price in India is Rs. 26,799.

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By Rajeev Rana

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