The ASUS K55 features an aluminum construction and comes in an array of colours. It features a sleek, wedge-shaped design with a textured finish. The K55 has an array of features designed to make computing easier. It features an ergonomically-designed iF Design award winning chiclet keyboard; while IceCool Technology places heat-generating components away from the palm rest, ensuring a comfortable typing experience for users even after prolonged periods of use. It is accompanied by a large multi-touch pad for smooth, intuitive fingertip control. ASUS SuperBatt Technology provides an extended battery charge-cycle lifespan that is up to 3x that of normal notebooks. The K55 features a smartphone-like 'always on' user experience thanks to the ASUS Super Hybrid Engine II with instant on technology. It enables the K55 to resume from sleep mode in just 2-seconds, and provides up to two weeks of standby time.