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Asus BU201LA

Asus BU201LA 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 12.5" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB Nov 2014
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Asus Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

Asus medium processor core notebook PCs have good reviews on average and across all laptops Asus is one of the better rated brands.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Four SATA III Connectors

Most of the other portable PCs that were released more than a year ago only have between two and three SATA III connectors, however the Asus BU201LA has four SATA III connectors.

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Four SATA Connectors

The BU201LA has more SATA connectors than most of the notebook PCs of this age and spec. Most of the medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the BU201LA only have between two and three SATA connectors, however this portable PC has four SATA connectors.

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

Most portable PCs of this type and age have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the Asus BU201LA which has three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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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 a 1366 x 768 pixels notebook PC, which is the most frequently found display resolution.

This laptop's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best display resolution amongst all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the BU201LA.

Amongst similar types of laptop the worst display resolution is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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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 most laptops that have been around for around the same time as it. Most similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the BU201LA the memory clock speeds supported by processor ranges from 133MHz to 1,866MHz.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

The Asus BU201LA has an Intel Core i5 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family found on most portable PCs that were released around the same time as it. Across all notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago the processor family ranges from AMD E (worst) to Intel Core i7-4xxx (best).

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Has a Front Camera

The Asus BU201LA has a front camera, as do most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the BU201LA.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on medium processor core 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|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

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

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Light

The weight of the BU201LA of only 1.2 kilograms is one of the lightest amongst portable PCs of a similar type and age to the BU201LA. The lightest portable PC of this type and age is 940g heavy, the heaviest is 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg.

If you don't mind having a heavier weight then you might also want to look at the Toshiba Satellite Z30[plb_2717447_price] (1.2kg).

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Narrow

At only 310 millimeters, the BU201LA is fairly narrow compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the BU201LA. The widths of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the BU201LA range from 28mm to 430mm, and the average width is 360mm.

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10 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the BU201LA range from 100MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 290MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the BU201LA has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencies amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year is 11GB. The Asus BU201LA has one of the smaller maximum on-board graphics adapter memories (only 1.74 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The BU201LA does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type do have a full-size keyboard.

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Very Small Screen Size

With a screen size of only 12.5 inches, the Asus BU201LA has a fairly small screen size compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type. Portable PCs of this type and age have screen sizes of between 11" and 18", and the average screen size is 15".

If you want a laptop with a bigger screen size then you might want to look at the Panasonic Toughbook CF-31[plb_2760840_price] (13.1").

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and type. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

The slowest processor clock speed of notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the BU201LA is 0.8GHz and the fastest is 3.3GHz. The BU201LA has a quite slow processor clock speed (only 1.7 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the BU201LA.

If this medium processor core notebook PC processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might also want to look at the Lenovo X240[plb_2939879_price] (1.9GHz).

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Only Two Battery Cells

Most similar spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the BU201LA have between two and eight battery cells, including the BU201LA which has two battery cells.

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Very Small Battery Capacity

The Asus BU201LA has one of the smaller battery capacities (only 32 watt-hours) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The smallest battery capacity of comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago is 23Wh, the biggest is 120Wh, and the average battery capacity is 46Wh.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The BU201LA does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the BU201LA also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Asus BU201LA

Released Over a Year Ago

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

Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the BU201LA has a pretty standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the BU201LA.

If this Asus portable PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might want to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad W550[plb_2783796_price] (508GB).

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Average Battery Life

With a battery life of 7 hours, the BU201LA has a relatively average battery life compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the BU201LA.

If this notebook PC battery life is too short for you then you might want to consider the Lenovo T440p[plb_2980614_price] (7.4h).

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the BU201LA has a fairly standard internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year.

If this portable PC internal memory is too small for you then you might want to consider the Toshiba C55[plb_2942232_price] (6GB).

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Intel Segment Tagging
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free 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
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete 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 Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
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
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Backlit Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Optional Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management 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 Life
Battery Capacity
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Certification
RoHS Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features
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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+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers bu201l, bu201la, asus bu201, asus dt036, asus dt036g, asus bu201l, bu201ladt036, asus bu201la, bu201ladt021, bu201ladt021h, bu201ladt036g
Barcodes 04716659842170

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