Asus Launches Touch-Based 'VivoBook S550’ Ultrabook in India for ₹57,999

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By Rohit KVN | February 11, 2013 9:39 PM EST

Taiwanese PC maker Asus on Monday launched its touch-based 'VivoBook S550' ultrabook in India. The new ultrabook comes endowed with an exclusive Asus smart gesture technology for improved touch input.

Peter Chang, Regional Head of South Asia and 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 new ultrabook packs an exclusive Asus Super Hybrid Engine II technology which makes the system boot faster. VivoBook S550 takes just two seconds to get switched on from sleep or hibernate mode and its data gets automatically backed up if battery power drops below 5 percent,

Key Specifications of 'Asus VivoBook S550' include:


Asus VivoBook S550



15.6-inch HD display


Windows 8 OS (64-bit)


Third generation Intel core

-i5 processor with

1.7 GHz CPU speed


NVIDIA GT 635M graphics with

dedicated 2GB DDR3 VRAM

Internal memory


Storage capacity

750GB + 24GB MSSD


HD Web camera


4 cell 3000 mAh

Additional specs

Bluetooth v4.0, Wi-Fi- 802.11 b/g/n,

HDMI port, AudioWizard


MRP: ₹999/-(Delhi)

Asus claims that the VivoBook offers pristine sound clarity at wider audio range and also features exclusive AudioWizard software with selectable modes to play music, movies and games on the system.

The VivoBook S550 is priced at ₹55,237, but the MRP will vary according to local taxes.

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