Asus F555LA 15" Laptop model: F555LA-AB31

Asus F555LA 15

Quick Description

This laptop won't impress in terms of performance but it'll handle "the usual" pretty well, as long as you don't have to do more than one thing at once.

Other Considerations

Here are a few things about this laptop which could come as a surprise. For each point, you will find how to fix it (if it's an issue) and how much to budget for it. Not every point below will be a concern, but hopefully, we can keep your surprises to a minimum.

Slow storage. Once started, this laptop should perform ok, however, expect it to take some time to start up, launch programs and open large documents. Sadly, the hard drive in this model cannot be replaced.

Assuming you are starting over fresh, you can expect to spend $90 on accessories, for a total cost of $650.

Currently Exclusive to Amazon for $557

Based on 599 days of observation, the Asus F555LA 15" Laptop usually costs ~$490 in Canada. The lowest price on record for this laptop is $419.80.

Scroll down to find charts comparing the Asus F555LA 15" Laptop to similar devices, to see how well it runs your favorite apps and to find where it can be bought from.



Here's how this device has been priced up to now:

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Here's how the Asus F555LA 15" Laptop ranks compared to similar devices. The more stars there are, the better (except for the price row).


Bang for the Buck2.5/5
Versatility for the Price3.5/5
General-purpose power1.5/5
Graphical power1.5/5
Ease of Maintenance2.5/5

Portable Laptops

Bang for the Buck2/5
Versatility for the Price3.5/5
General-purpose power1/5
Graphical power1/5
Ease of Maintenance2.5/5

All Smart Devices

Bang for the Buck2.5/5
Versatility for the Price3.5/5
General-purpose power1.5/5
Graphical power1.5/5
Ease of Maintenance2.5/5

The Meaty details

The Specs

Operating System: Windows
Processor: Intel Core i3-5010U
Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 5500
Memory: 4.00 GB
Storage: 500.00 GB
Screen Size: 15.6"
Screen Resolution: 1920×1080(141.21ppi)
Dimensions: 38.20 × 25.60 × 2.58 cm
Weight: 2.30 kg

The features

  • Built-in Media Card Reader
  • DVD
  • Fixed storage: 54000 RPM hard drive (slow)
  • HDMI
  • VGA
  • USB 2
  • USB 3
  • Ethernet 10
  • Ethernet 100
  • Ethernet 1000 (Gigabit)
  • Built-in Number Pad
  • 3.5mm Headphone+Microphone combo jack
  • Wi-Fi a
  • Wi-Fi ac
  • Wi-Fi b
  • Wi-Fi g
  • Wi-Fi n
  • USB Type-A
  • Multiple Monitor Support
  • Webcam / Front-Facing Camera / Selfie Cam
  • Built-in Microphone
  • Built-in Speakers
  • Built-In Keyboard

Repair / Upgrade Options

Score Ease of Maintenance
Battery Replacement2/10A specialist might be able to help you
Memory Upgrade8/10Easy project for an enthusiast
Data Storage2/10A specialist might be able to help you
Graphics Upgrade0/10Can't be repaired or updated

What it's capable of

Here are the tasks this computer can handle and how easily it'll breeze through it. A 5-star rating means it should handle the task at a professional level, a 1-star rating means it can do it, but it likely won't be a pleasant experience.

Activities it will handle

  • Web & Communication

    The basics 5/5
    Design Websites 3/5
  • Audio & Visual medias

    The basics 3/5
    Music Production 1/5
    Drawing and Illustrations 3/5
    Photo Editing 2/5
    Video Editing 2/5
  • Texts & Numbers

    The basics 5/5
  • Video Games

    Casual and Mobile Games 4/5
    Enthusiast Games 0/5
    Triple-A Video Games 0/5
  • 3D and CAD

    The basics 0/5

Programs, Apps and Games it will handle

Activity ratings are good but sometimes, you want to be absolutely sure your next purchase will be able to run a specific piece of software.

A 1 star rating means the program'll be usable (according to the developer's own definition; some are more demanding than others); 3 stars mean recommended specs are met with this device; 5 stars will means you will have plenty of overhead to handle uncommon uses of that program like mods, plug-ins and more.

Web & Communication (8 / 8)

Texts & Numbers (7 / 7)

Drawing and Illustrations (7 / 7)

Audio & Visual medias (2 / 2)

3D and CAD (3 / 7)

Music Production (4 / 6)

Photo Editing (3 / 3)

Video Editing (2 / 3)

Video Games (8 / 10)

Enthusiast Games (17 / 38)

Triple-A Video Games (4 / 30)

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