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Asus BU201LA 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 12.5" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2GHz 4GB Nov 2014
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- Windows 8.1 Pro or other editions available- Latest-generation Intel Core processors with Intel vPro Technology- Enhanced security with Trusted Platform Module and fingerprint reader- ASUSPRO... More
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Good Brand

Medium processor core notebook PCs built by Asus have good reviews on average. We also checked the reviews for all laptops (not just medium processor core notebook PCs) and found that Asus also has good reviews across its entire range.

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 similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the BU201LA 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 BU201LA has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is in fact the best display resolution amongst all medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the BU201LA.

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

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The BU201LA has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most portable PCs that are a comparable age to it. Notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years processor families range from AMD C to Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The BU201LA supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

Across comparable types of laptop the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The BU201LA has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years also have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The BU201LA has a front camera. Most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the BU201LA also have a front camera.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

Most notebook PCs of this type and age have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the Asus BU201LA which has three USB 3.0 ports.

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Very Big Cache Memory

Portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the BU201LA have cache memories of between 1MB and 4MB. At 4 megabytes, the BU201LA has a very big cache memory compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the BU201LA.

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Very Big Processor Cache

The average processor cache of notebook PCs of this age and type is 2.9MB, and the processor caches range from 0.51MB to 4MB. With a processor cache of 4 megabytes, the BU201LA's processor cache is one of the biggest amongst laptops of this age and spec.

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AC Cable Included

This portable PC has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included on medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Light

The weights of laptops that were launched around the same time as the BU201LA range from 300g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.2kg. The weight of the BU201LA of only 1.3 kilograms is one of the lightest amongst medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

If you don't mind having a heavier weight then you might want to look at the X1 Carbon[pl_2432329_price] (1.3kg), or the ThinkPad X1 Carbon[pl_2430283_price] (1.3kg) both from Lenovo.

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Narrow

At only 310 millimeters, the BU201LA is quite narrow compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for more than two years. The average width of similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the BU201LA is 360mm.

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11 Reasons Against

Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

At only 16 gigabytes, the BU201LA has a quite small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type. Medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have maximum internal memory supported by processors of between 4GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 23GB.

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Quite Small Screen Size

The average screen size of notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the BU201LA is 15". The Asus BU201LA has a fairly small screen size (only 12.5 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the BU201LA.

If you want a portable PC with a bigger screen size then you might also want to consider the Asus UX31E[plb_2640626_price] (13.3").

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many laptops of a similar type and age to it. 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.

If you would prefer a laptop with a better storage medium then you might want to look at the T420s[pl_48433_price] (SSD), or the S540[pl_2433540_price] (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the BU201LA has one of the smaller internal memory amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The internal memory of laptops that were released more than two years ago range from 1GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.3GB.

If you would prefer a bigger internal memory then you might want to consider the Toshiba Satellite L50t[plb_2654704_price] (6GB and higher rated).

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

When compared to other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the BU201LA, the battery capacity of the BU201LA of only 32 watt-hours is one of the smallest. The battery capacities of comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the BU201LA range from 23Wh to 100Wh, and the average battery capacity is 50Wh.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Only SonicMaster Audio System

This notebook PC audio system, which is the most commonly found audio system on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The BU201LA does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the BU201LA also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 16,384 megabytes, the BU201LA has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the BU201LA. The maximum internal memories of laptops of a comparable spec and age to the BU201LA range from 8.1GB to 33GB.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This laptop has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is the most commonly found recovery operating system on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many laptops that have been around for around the same time as it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Asus BU201LA

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this portable PC was released.

Average Processor Clock Speed

The BU201LA has a fairly typical processor clock speed (2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the BU201LA.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the BU201LA has a pretty standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the BU201LA.

If this portable PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_2843836_price] (512GB).

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Intel Segment Tagging
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
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
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
4G Standard
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
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
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Recovery 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 Small Business Advantage (SBA)
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 FDI Technology
Intel ME Firmware Version
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
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
Packaging Data
Cable Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Certificates
Certification
RoHS Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory
Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
Video Compression Format

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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 bu201ladt048, asus ci74510, bu201ladt048g, asus ci74510u, asus bu201ladt048, asus bu201ladt048g
Barcodes 04716659851608

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