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Asus BU201LA 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 128GB SSD 12.5" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB May 2015
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The ASUSPRO BU201 Ultrabook personifies our promise to inspire and power your business. Starting at only 1.27kg, it's ultraportable but doesn t compromise on performance or durability. The 180... More
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Asus Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

On average Asus medium processor core notebook PCs have good reviews as do all portable PCs manufactured by Asus.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Four SATA III Connectors

The BU201LA has more SATA III connectors than most of the portable PCs that came out more than a year ago. This portable PC is a four SATA III connector notebook PC compared to most of the notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the BU201LA which only have between two and three SATA III connectors.

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Four SATA Connectors

Most of the other laptops of this spec and age only have between two and three SATA connectors, however the BU201LA has four SATA connectors.

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Three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

The BU201LA is a three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port laptop.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

Similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the BU201LA have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 750MHz and 1,300MHz. The Asus BU201LA has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies (1,000 megahertz) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the BU201LA is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is in fact the best display resolution amongst all portable PCs of this age and spec.

A 1024 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution amongst comparable types of laptop.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Asus BU201LA supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most comparable spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as it. This Asus laptop also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all comparable spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the BU201LA the best memory clock speeds supported by processor is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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SSD Storage Medium

The BU201LA has an SSD storage medium which is better than most portable PCs of this spec and age. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it have an HDD storage medium. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

This laptop's storage medium (SSD) is actually the best storage medium across all laptops of a comparable type and age to the BU201LA.

The worst storage medium amongst similar types of laptop is HDD.

Notebook PCs with a better storage medium that might also be worth looking at include the Elitebook 820 G2 (£750.00) (SSD), or the EliteBook 820 G2 (£778.63) (SSD) both from HP.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

The BU201LA has a better processor family than most similar spec laptops that have been on the market for more than a year. This portable PC has an Intel Core i5 processor family, whereas most portable PCs that were released one year ago have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. The best processor family of all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the BU201LA is Intel Core i7-4xxx and the worst is AMD E.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the BU201LA, the BU201LA has a front camera.

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

The Asus BU201LA is a three USB 3.0 port notebook PC.

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Light

Across all the notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the BU201LA the weights range from 940g to 3.8kg. At only 1.3 kilograms, the BU201LA is quite light compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

Alternative notebook PCs with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the DELL Latitude 12 7000 (£536.06) (1.3kg).

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Narrow

At only 310 millimeters, the BU201LA is quite narrow compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age. Across all the notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the BU201LA the widths range from 28mm to 430mm, and the average width is 360mm.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The BU201LA has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencies (only 200 megahertz) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the BU201LA range from 100MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 290MHz.

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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the BU201LA range from 1.7GB to 16GB. At only 1.74 gigabytes, the BU201LA has a fairly small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the BU201LA.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The BU201LA does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

Across all the portable PCs of this age and spec the total storage capacity range from 16GB to 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 550GB. At only 128 gigabytes, the Asus BU201LA has a fairly small total storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the BU201LA.

Laptops with a bigger total storage capacity that might also be worth looking at include the Lenovo T450s (£1,139.65) (180GB).

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Very Small Screen Size

The average screen size of portable PCs of this age and spec is 15", and the screen sizes range from 11" to 18". With a screen size of only 12.5 inches, the BU201LA has a fairly small screen size compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the BU201LA.

Notebook PCs with a bigger screen size that might be worth looking at include the Acer Aspire V3-331 (£420.00) (13.3").

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of only 1.7 gigahertz, the BU201LA has one of the slower processor clock speeds amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The processor clock speeds of similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the BU201LA range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz.

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Very Small Battery Capacity

With a battery capacity of only 32 watt-hours, the Asus BU201LA has one of the smaller battery capacities amongst notebook PCs of this age. The battery capacities of laptops of a comparable spec and age to the BU201LA range from 23Wh to 120Wh, and the average battery capacity is 46Wh.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most laptops that were released around the same time as the BU201LA do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Asus BU201LA is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

With a maximum turbo frequency of only 2.7 gigahertz, the Asus BU201LA has a quite slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the BU201LA. The maximum turbo frequencies of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the BU201LA range from 1.8GHz to 3.7GHz.

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Only 128 Solid-State Drive Capacity

The Asus BU201LA is a 128 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity portable PC.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on portable PCs of this age and spec.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Asus BU201LA

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Asus released the BU201LA.

Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the BU201LA has a pretty standard internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the BU201LA.

If you are looking for a notebook PC with a bigger internal memory then you might also want to look at the Toshiba C55 (6GB), or the HP Pavilion 14-ab166us (6GB).

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Specification

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Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Mini DisplayPort
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
VGA Port
USB 3.0 Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Recovery Operating System
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel ME Firmware Version
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Universal Asynchronous Receiver/transmitter (UART)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery Capacity
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Password Protection
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Certificates
Certification
RoHS Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

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Expert Reviews

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23 March 2016

The ASUS PRO BU201 can get you through your usual business work day. It's portable to be slipped into bags and carried around yet it's also sturdy and built tough for everyday wear and tear plus...

23 April 2015

The Asus ASUSPRO BU201LA-DT030G. Test model courtesy of notebooksbilliger.de The Asus Asuspro BU201LA belongs to the 12.5 inch business notebooks. It offers sufficient processing performance for...

17 April 2015

You probably would not associate Asus with business laptops. But the company is starting to make inroads into this segment with solid models. In fact, the last Asus business laptop we tried - the... Read more…

30 April 2015

Peu endurant. Asus vient concurrencer Lenovo, Dell, Fujitsu et HP en sortant un ultraportable professionnel : le BU201LA. Il est équipé d'un écran IPS lumineux, d'un modem LTE, et de très bons... Read more…

29 April 2015

Beperkt uithoudingsvermogen. Asus kan zich met zijn 12-inch business-notebook BU201LA meten met de gevestigde concurrentie van Lenovo, Dell, Fujitsu en HP. Het toestel heeft een helder IPS-scherm,... Read more…

10 December 2014

?kinci s?radan gelen süpriz. Asus, i? segmentindeki rekabete yeni 12.5 inçlik subnotebooku ile sald?rmak istiyor. AsusPro BU201LA sadece harika Full HD ekran? ile de?il mükemmel klavyesi ve... Read more…

28 June 2015

Asus BU201LA ju? od pierwszej chwili budzi zaufanie, g?ównie za spraw? stonowanego wygl?du i solidnego wykonania. Co wa?ne, to zaufanie nie zanika w trakcie u?ytkowania, i to pomimo tego, ?e...

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Good build quality
Excellent input devices
Bright and highresolution display with wide viewing angles
Solid application performance
Low noise and temperature development
Tricky maintenance
Meager battery runtimes
Slightly limited performance on battery power
Lastig te upgradenrepareren
Matige batterijduur
7 December 2014

AsusPro Advanced BU201LA jest dowodem na to, ?e ma?y laptop biznesowy z dobr? matryc? nie musi kosztowa? ponad 1000 euro. Jest to faktycznie sprz?t dla profesjonalistów, który ma ca?kiem dobr?...

18 March 2015

V?i mong mu?n h??ng t?i ??i t??ng ng??i dùng máy tính xách tay là các doanh nhân tr?, hãng ?i?n t? ASUS ?ã ra m?t m?u máy tính xách tay 12? siêu m?ng ASUS PRO BU201LA v?i thi?t k? ??y... Read more…

3 February 2015

Dòng laptop doanh nhân AsusPro BU201LA n?i b?t v?i thi?t k? t?t và ch?t l??ng màn hình cao, tuy nhiên máy l?i có th?i l??ng dùng pin h?i th?p, nóng khi ch?i game và v? ngoài d? bám b?n...

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Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers bu201l, bu201la, asus ddr3, asus ddr3l, asus i54210, asus i54210u, bu201ladt019, bu201ladt055, bu201ladt019g, bu201ladt055g, asus bu201ladt055, asus bu201ladt055g
Barcodes 04716659964148, 04716659983477

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