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Asus X540MA review

£249.00 Typical price

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Key features
  • 15.5-inches
  • Windows
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Time and time again we’ve seen laptop manufacturers bite off more than they can chew when it comes to keeping costs down, creating compromised devices that are, ultimately, a false economy. On that theme, the Asus X540MA is one of the cheapest 15-inch laptops around, with an attractive spec sheet that promises basic computing at an attractive price. Our test finds out if it can break the mould.

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