Design and BuildASUS has been projecting R510J model as a replacement for desktop and the 15.6-inch widescreen HD display clearly gives it a large dimension appropriate for gaming. I found it good both for multimedia as well as general usage. It has a full-fledged keyboard with Numpad coupled with sufficient space for wrist support.
It has almost all the possible connectivity slots and is aesthetically designed. One of the drawbacks is that the keyboard does not have a backlight which should have definitely been there. Overall, this gaming notebook looks classy, cool and has a sturdy build for rough usage.
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Features and SpecificationsThe specs of the Asus-R510J are pretty decent as enlisted below:
It has a dimension of 25.1 x 38 x 3.2 cm and weighs around 2.4kg. The screen is 15.6 inches wide with a resolution of 1920x1080 pixels.
It has 1 x USB 2.0 and 2 x USB 3.0 ports. Apart from this, it has slots for VGA, HDMI, Ethernet, Headphones / Microphone. It also has sonic master speakers and an optical DVD drive. The webcam with 640 x 480 pixels resolution is certainly not great but is decent enough. It comes with an out of the box Windows-10 (64 bit) operating system and a load of other inbuilt apps, and free subscriptions.
PerformanceThe laptop gives a seamless performance while running various multimedia applications and can run 4k videos flawlessly. It does have some heating issues and it would be preferable to keep it over a table while playing games. The battery life is not that great but ASUS itself is portraying this as a desktop replacement so I cannot nag about it. Anyways, gaming laptops are never said to have exceptional battery life.
Final VerdictThe price tag of Rs 69,900/- may not seem to be low but considering the higher prices of other gaming laptops, you can definitely go for this one and get your hands on some serious gaming even under a tight budget. Overall, the designs, specifications, and performance of this gaming laptop have been satisfactory in my two weeks of usage and I can recommend this to you as well.
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Written by Rohit Jha
A curious learner, always enthusiastic about latest technology and gadgets.