The M51Sn is a 15" general purpose laptop from Asus, marketed towards consumers who want an all-around laptop. Allowing for high quality video, gaming and work on the side the M51Sn features recent Intel Core 2 Duo processors, an NVIDIA GeForce 9500M GS, DVD writer or Blu-ray drive, and has all the right connectivity options, including 4 ports, DVI output for use with a larger desktop monitor and a headphone jack with S/PDIF digital audio output for use with quality home audio equipment. At 6.5 pounds, the M51Sn has a limited battery life of about 2.5 hours. It is however a very powerful laptop, and this fact may be overlooked by potential customers due to its relatively low price.
- Platform: Centrino, Intel C2D
- Graphics: 15.4" Widescreen (1280 x 800, 1440 x 900 or 1920 x 1200 depending), powered by the NVIDIA GeForce 9500M GS (512MB dedicated VRAM)
- Network connectivity: 802.11b/g WLAN Card, Gigabit Ethernet, 56k Modem, optional bluetooth
- I/O & Expansion: 1 x Express card, 1 x Microphone-in jack, 1 x Headphone-out jack (S/PDIF), 1 x VGA port/Mini D-sub 15-pin for external monitor, 1 x TV Out (S-Video composite), 4 x USB 2.0 ports, 1 x IEEE 1394 port, 1 x RJ11 Modem jack for phone line, 1 x RJ45 LAN Jack for LAN insert, 1 x DVI-D port, 1 x RF in, 1 x TV Antenna Input (optional)
- Battery: 6-cell (2.5 hours)