Asus has launched the two new notebooks in India, known as Asus A540 and R558. The former is priced at Rs. 20,990 and the later is priced at Rs. 43,990.
The Asus A540 (as seen below) and R558 (as seen above) are almost similar, except the powerhouse and battery. The A540 has 1.7GHz Intel Core i3-4005U Processor (3M Cache), paired with Intel HD Graphics 4400, whereas the R558 is powered by 2.3GHz Intel Core i5-6200U Processor (3M Cache) and turbo boost up to 2.8GHz, clubbed with Intel HD graphics 520, 2GB NVIDIA GeForce 930MX (N16S-GMR). The A540 packs a 3-cell Li-Ion battery with 38WHrs, while the R558 is backed by a 2-cell Li-ion Polymer battery.
Both the Asus A540 and R558 feature a 15.6-inch of a screen with 16:9 LED back-lit display and have a 4GB DDR3 RAM (upgradable up to 8GB) and 1TB of SATA HDD. They also sport a VGA web camera and come with free DOS. On the connectivity front, they both have 1x USB 2.0, 1x USB 3.0, USB3.1 Type C (gen 1), RJ45 LAN jack, and VGA Port.
The Asus A540 will be available in Black and Silver color variants whereas the R558 comes in Brown with Black color.