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Asus E402MA 4 Core Intel Pentium 2.16GHz 2GB 32GB Flash 14" Laptop

4 Intel Pentium 2.16GHz 2GB Jun 2015
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Asus Has Good Laptop Reviews

Based on 2,723 expert and owner reviews, Asus has good ratings for its laptops. Asus also has good ratings specifically for its many processor core portable PCs.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many laptops that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter burst frequency of 896 megahertz, the Asus E402MA has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter burst frequency compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the E402MA. The slowest on-board graphics adapter burst frequency of portable PCs that are a comparable age to the E402MA is 640MHz and the fastest is 900MHz.

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SSD Storage Medium

The Asus E402MA has an SSD storage medium which is better than most many processor core portable PCs that came out around the same time as it. Most many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to it have an HDD storage medium. Flash drives store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Flash have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

This laptop's storage medium (SSD) is actually the best storage medium amongst all portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the E402MA.

An HDD storage medium is the worst storage medium across comparable types of laptop.

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Has a Front Camera

The Asus E402MA has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the E402MA.

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Light

The average weight of portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the E402MA is 2.4kg, and the weights range from 580g to 3.8kg. With a weight of only 1.7 kilograms, the Asus E402MA is quite light compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

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Narrow

Across all the laptops of a comparable type and age to the E402MA the widths range from 260mm to 430mm. At only 339 millimeters, the Asus E402MA is fairly narrow compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many laptops of this age and spec.

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21 Reasons Against

Quite Slow Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth

At only 21.32 gigabytes per second, the Asus E402MA has a fairly slow maximum processor memory bandwidth compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the E402MA. Similar spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the E402MA have maximum processor memory bandwidths of between 10GB/s and 77GB/s.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The maximum internal memory supported by processors of laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the E402MA range from 2GB to 64GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 25GB. With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of only 8 gigabytes, the Asus E402MA has one of the smaller maximum internal memory supported by processors amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of only 896 megahertz, the Asus E402MA has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type. The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of many processor core portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the E402MA range from 840MHz to 1,400MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz.

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Only Two Displays Supported by On-Board Grap

The Asus E402MA is a portable PC that uses two displays supported by on-board grap. Most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago use two displays supported by on-board grap.

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Only Four PCI Express Lanes (max)

The Asus E402MA is a four PCI Express lane (max) notebook PC.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Across all the similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the E402MA the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 850MHz. At only 313 megahertz, the Asus E402MA has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to the E402MA have a full-size keyboard, however the Asus E402MA does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

The smallest total storage capacity of laptops of a comparable age and spec to the E402MA is 32GB, the biggest is 2.2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 780GB. With a total storage capacity of only 32 gigabytes, the Asus E402MA's total storage capacity is one of the smallest amongst portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the E402MA.

If you are looking for a portable PC with a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to consider the Omen 15-5110nr[pl_2986047_price] (256GB), or the Zbook 15 G2[pl_2966265_price] (256GB) both from HP or the DELL Latitude 11 3160[plb_2985893_price] (250GB).

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The average internal memory of comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for more than a year is 8.4GB, and the internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB. When compared to other many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the E402MA that we have assessed, the Asus E402MA's internal memory of only 2 gigabytes is one of the smallest.

If this portable PC internal memory is too small for you then you might also want to consider the Acer Aspire ES1-431[plb_2913812_price] (4GB), or the Toshiba C55[plb_2992854_price] (4GB).

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Very Old PCI Express Slot Version

Notebook PCs of this age and type have PCI Express slot versions of between 2 and 3. With a PCI Express slot version of only 2, the Asus E402MA has a quite old PCI Express slot version compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the E402MA.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Quite Small Screen Size

The Asus E402MA has one of the smaller screen sizes (only 14 inches) amongst notebook PCs of this age. Across all the many processor core portable PCs that came out more than a year ago the screen sizes range from 10" to 18".

If this notebook PC screen size is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the MSI PX60 2QD[plb_2984075_price] (15.6") which is also higher rated.

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Only Intel Pentium Processor Family

The Asus E402MA has an Intel Pentium processor family which is better than the Intel Core i7 processor family found on most laptops of a similar spec and age to it. The best processor family of all notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year is Intel Core i7-4xxx and the worst is Intel Celeron.

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Only Two Battery Cells

The Asus E402MA is a two battery cell count notebook PC. Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the E402MA have between two and eight battery cells.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Asus E402MA does not have a touch sensitive screen, although keep in mind that most of the other laptops of this age and type also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Very Slow Memory Clock Speed

Many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to the E402MA have memory clock speeds of between 1,300MHz and 1,600MHz. At only 1,333 megahertz, the Asus E402MA has a fairly slow memory clock speed compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the E402MA.

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Very Small Battery Capacity

The Asus E402MA has one of the smaller battery capacities (only 32 watt-hours) amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age. The average battery capacity of portable PCs of a similar age and type to the E402MA is 77Wh, and the battery capacities range from 22Wh to 2,700Wh.

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Very Small Processor Cache

The smallest processor cache of laptops of this age and spec is 2MB and the biggest is 8MB. With a processor cache of only 2 megabytes, the Asus E402MA has a quite small processor cache compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to the E402MA.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Asus E402MA is a one USB 3.0 port laptop. Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the E402MA have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The Asus E402MA is a one USB 2.0 port laptop.

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Only Four Processor Threads

The Asus E402MA is a four processor thread portable PC.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Asus E402MA

Released Over a Year Ago

This Asus portable PC has been on the market for over a year.

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.16 gigahertz, the Asus E402MA has a fairly standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the E402MA.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
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
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
Scenario Design Power (SDP)
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Flash Memory
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
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
Line-In Port
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
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Processor Code
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
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
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

Expert Reviews

(3)
3 December 2015

This is a solid enough machine with an undeniably attractive price tag, but the display is disappointing and the lack of free storage space could be a real issue for some...

Very low price
Speedy boot time
Good connectivity
Reasonable build quality
Very limited storage space
Low, res screen and lacking media features
Uninspired design
Lowres screen and lacking media features
2 December 2015

This is a solid enough machine with an undeniably attractive price tag, but the display is disappointing and the lack of free storage space could be a real issue for some...

31 August 2015

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User Reviews

(53)
Reviewed 25 August 2016 by Adam H.
(Verified Purchase)

Great piece of kit, good price, practical and has been used lots...

Reviewed 19 August 2016 by Linda gregory
(Verified Purchase)

Light weight, compact, smart. Really good for a university student! Would recommend buying a USB mouse for it as I found the touch pad mouse a little hard to use. But fantastic for the price!!

Reviewed 16 August 2016 by Jennifer Knapton
(Verified Purchase)

Sent back could not get the help required but excellent delivery...

Reviewed 16 August 2016 by Jake Kernahan
(Verified Purchase)

Freezes to often , have to shut down and restart...

Reviewed 11 August 2016 by Melanie Slator
(Verified Purchase)

Love this laptop, its so light and compact.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers asus e402, asus e402m, asus e402ma, asus p232677, asus p229161, asus p232677p, asus p229161p, asus e402mawx0055, asus e402mawx0055t, asus e402mawx0055h
Barcodes 04712900084115

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