Incredible Metal-styled powerful touch Ultrabook™ with optical drive

ASUS, a global leader in the new digital era today announced the launch of Incredible Metal-styled powerful touch Ultrabook™ with optical drive VivoBook S550CM. It packs touch, discrete performance, SSD speed, and hard drive storage capacity in a sleek design. Its Brushed-hairline aluminum textures offer high durability and an elegant look.

Keeping it Sleek and Elegant, it encompasses Hairline-spun textured metal surfaces allow ASUS VivoBook S550 to elegantly stand out from the crowd. With its Ultrabook™ form factor, it still packs full features in a slender build, matching the dynamic nature of new high-portability and intuitive computing. The slim design is easy to carry while showcasing premium chic and feel.

Mr. Peter Chang, Regional Head - South Asia & Country Manager, ASUS India said, “ASUS has developed a range of Instant Functions especially for Windows 8, enabling fuller immersion in the new operating system. ASUS VivoBook S550 ushers in completely new touch experiences with its all-glass panel. The interface design puts you first, so it’s utterly user friendly, offering quick settings and direct access to your content. We are excited to offer something users can change the way they work and feel in seconds!”

Smooth throughout, the responsive touchscreen means users’ fingers can slide edge to edge naturally and unhindered. This flowing motion makes swiping, scrolling, and all other gestures quicker, more intuitive, and incredibly rewarding. The all-glass panel goes far beyond the constraints of traditional touchscreens to give you unmitigated touch performance. With just one key press, engage and load up Instant Functions for more customization options and more personal interaction with your computing environment.

Augmented using exclusive ASUS Smart Gesture technology, the large touchpad on ASUS VivoBook S550 guarantees improved touch input, with quicker and more precise gesture detection and a wider range of supported motions. These include tapping, scrolling, zooming, dragging, clicking, and more. Smart Gesture technology combines hardware and software optimization to present a new incredible standard in touch fidelity – start enjoying it now.

Mixing gorgeous design, superior hardware, and optimized software results in the ultimate sound experience. ASUS VivoBook S550 gives you deeper and richer bass, a wider audio range, true-to-life surround, powerful output, distinct vocals, and pristine clarity. It employs large speakers and resonance chambers, with exclusive ASUS AudioWizard empowering immersive entertainment. It also offers access to new dimensions of sound, with selectable modes fitting the needs based on the environment and preferences to ensure multi-faceted and living music, movie, and even game sound.

ASUS VivoBook S550 with cloud-based WebStorage lets the user access all your documents, photos, music, and videos from any device they’re on, with instant file synchronization so they’re always on the latest version. ASUS WebStorage maintains tight security while ensuring greater convenience – it uses easy link-based sharing to get users and their family or friends connected via one unified cloud life. Even better, ASUS VivoBook S550 arrives with a free 32GB of WebStorage cloud space for three years!

Exclusive ASUS Super Hybrid Engine II technology offers smartphone-like 2-second instant on from sleep or hibernate modes, so you can resume without delay. ASUS VivoBook S550 is all about quick accessibility and with its energy-conserving design goes into standby for up to two weeks. Open files and tasks are kept safe in memory, plus should the battery drop below 5% charge while they’re away, data gets automatically backed up. The valuable content is always secure and within reach!

ASUS VivoBook S550 features a 3rd generation Intel® Core™ processor and NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 635M graphics with DirectX® 11 compatibility to provide great computing power. With up to 4GB of dedicated DDR3 video memory, the discrete graphics processor accelerates S550 performance, making everything smoother and more fluid while enhancing video quality so movies look great and allowing sleek enjoyment of the latest games.

ASUS VivoBook S550 is powered by up to 3rd generation Intel® Core™ i5 processors based on 22nm Ivy Bridge technology. Smooth and responsive performance puts you in command of great computing for everyday use, from daily tasks to multimedia. The latest Intel® Core™ processors deliver visibly smart output, opening up satisfyingly powerful experiences that you can see and feel. They help ASUS VivoBook S550 tailor-match every application you put it to, for pleasure.

Pricing & Specifications

Model Name




System RAM

RAM Slot





15.6" HD Glare

Intel Chief River


4G DDR3 1600


750G + 24G MSSD


802.11 b/g/n










USB 3.0


SDP (Tax Extra)


BT 4.0

HD Camera

4 Cell

Win 8







64  bit





About ASUS

ASUS is a worldwide top-three consumer notebook vendor and maker of the world’s best-selling, most award-winning, motherboards. A leading enterprise in the new digital era, ASUS designs and manufactures products that perfectly meet the needs of today’s digital home and office, with a broad portfolio that includes motherboards, graphics cards, optical drives, displays, desktop and all-in-one PCs, notebooks, netbooks, servers, multimedia devices, wireless solutions, networking devices, tablets and smartphones. Driven by innovation and committed to quality, ASUS won 4,168 awards in 2012 and is widely credited with revolutionizing the PC industry with its Eee PC™. ASUS has more than 12,500 employees around the globe with a world-class R&D team of 3,800 engineers. Company revenue for 2011 was approximately US$11.9 billion.

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Divyesh commented, on February 11, 2013 at 6:04 p.m.:

I am having S56C model. It is really thin and very nice compare to other laptops. Weight also less. Thanks to Ausus.


vishwa commented, on February 12, 2013 at 5:22 p.m.:

It is very slim laptop.


Dinesh Nair commented, on February 21, 2013 at 10:52 a.m.:

Ausus have good collection of products. They are aggressive in the Hardware market.


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