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Asus EeeBook X205TA 4 Core 1.33GHz 2GB 32GB Flash 11.6" Laptop

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4 1.33GHz 2GB 32GB Sep 2014
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6 Reasons For

Asus Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

Based on 2,723 user and expert reviews, Asus has good reviews for its notebook PCs. Asus also has good reviews specifically within its many processor core portable PCs range.

SSD Storage Medium

The Asus EeeBook X205TA has an SSD storage medium which is better than most notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it. Most notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time 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.

An SSD storage medium is in fact the best storage medium amongst all notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the EeeBook X205TA.

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

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Has a Front Camera

The EeeBook X205TA has a front camera, as do most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the EeeBook X205TA.

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Very Big Flash Memory

The flash memory of the EeeBook X205TA of 32 gigabytes is one of the biggest amongst many processor core portable PCs that came out more than two years ago. The smallest flash memory of laptops of a comparable age and spec to the EeeBook X205TA is 8GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average flash memory is 20GB.

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Light

When compared to other notebook PCs of this spec and age that we have checked the weight of, the Asus EeeBook X205TA's weight of only 980 grams is one of the lightest. Across all the notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the EeeBook X205TA the weights range from 430g to 4.8kg, and the average weight is 2.5kg.

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Narrow

The EeeBook X205TA is one of the narrowest similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the EeeBook X205TA (only 286 millimeters) amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age. The average width of notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the EeeBook X205TA is 380mm, and the widths range from 240mm to 430mm.

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12 Reasons Against

Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

When compared to other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the EeeBook X205TA, the EeeBook X205TA's total storage capacity of only 32 gigabytes is one of the smallest. Similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the EeeBook X205TA have total storage capacity of between 32GB and 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 710GB.

If this portable PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might want to consider the Asus Transformer Book T100[plb_2964515_price] (64GB), or the Microsoft Surface 3[plb_2964542_price] (64GB).

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The EeeBook X205TA does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the EeeBook X205TA.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The internal memory of the EeeBook X205TA of only 2 gigabytes is one of the smallest amongst portable PCs that were released more than two years ago. Many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the EeeBook X205TA have internal memory of between 2GB and 32GB, and the average internal memory is 8.4GB.

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Quite Small Screen Size

The EeeBook X205TA has a very small screen size (only 11.6 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the EeeBook X205TA. Many processor core portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the EeeBook X205TA have screen sizes of between 10" and 18", and the average screen size is 16".

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

The slowest processor clock speed of notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the EeeBook X205TA is 1GHz and the fastest is 3GHz. When compared to other notebook PCs of this age and type that we have checked, the EeeBook X205TA's processor clock speed of only 1.33 gigahertz is one of the slowest.

Notebook PCs with a faster processor clock speed that might be worth considering include the Asus Transformer Book T100[plb_2964515_price] (1.46GHz), or the Microsoft Surface 3[plb_2964542_price] (1.6GHz).

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

Across all the laptops of this spec and age the maximum internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 18GB. When compared to other many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the EeeBook X205TA, the maximum internal memory of the EeeBook X205TA of only 2 gigabytes is one of the smallest.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been available for more than two years, the EeeBook X205TA does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

The EeeBook X205TA has one of the slower memory clock speeds (only 1,333 megahertz) amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age. The memory clock speeds of many processor core portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the EeeBook X205TA range from 1,000MHz to 1,600MHz.

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Very Small Processor Cache

Across all the notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the EeeBook X205TA the processor caches range from 2MB to 8MB. With a processor cache of only 2 megabytes, the EeeBook X205TA has a fairly small processor cache compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Small Battery Capacity

The EeeBook X205TA has a quite small battery capacity (only 38 watt-hours) compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age. Laptops that have been available for a similar time to the EeeBook X205TA have battery capacities of between 30Wh and 100Wh, and the average battery capacity is 59Wh.

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Only Four Processor Threads

Most portable PCs of this age and spec have between four and seven processor threads, including the EeeBook X205TA which has four processor threads.

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1 Other reason to consider the Asus EeeBook X205TA

Released Over Two Years Ago

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

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Expert Reviews

(37)
20 April 2015

Considering how close this $199 laptop is to a really good product I would be interested in seeing what ASUS could get with a slightly more expensive model. ASUS made some waves recently with...

13 April 2015

The Asus Eeebook X205TA is mainly aimed at Journalists or writers who needs to have a portable pc with them at all times and write mails and journals. This ultrabook is perfect for those who do...

8 April 2015

Building a competitive cloudbook is a tough ask in the face of such strong competition, and while Asus has done alot right, the numerous flaws make the X205TA hard to recommend.­ If you're...

2 March 2015

Asus pushed the envelope with netbooks a few years ago, launching the EEE series to much success. Then came tablets and Chromebooks, taking away the focus on netbooks. With the EEEBook X205, Asus... Read more…

26 February 2015

Even at first sight, it's clear that the Asus EeeBook X205TA is not a digital powerhouse, it's meant to be an unobtrusive companion. Just 17.5mm thick and weighing in at 980g, you're not even... Read more…

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 28 December 2014 by PixelPartner

Very slim and light, with enough power for everyday tasks and with a one year Office365 personal subscription included, this is a bargain mini laptop from Asus. Budget for an extra 64GB microSD or... Read more…

Reviewed 16 December 2015 by Supy6
Supy6 would recommend the Asus EeeBook X205TA

I bought this laptop to take with me when I need to do homework or check my email from other than home. I also have a 15.6 laptop which is to big and heavy to take and carry around. This Asus has... Read more…

Reviewed 18 September 2015 by Moviegoer

Initial set up is easy and only takes a few minutes. Web OS is fast to respond and straightforward to use, note you have to install youtube via the apps section, then use the built in web browser... Read more…

Reviewed 16 December 2015 by Bree
Bree would recommend the Asus EeeBook X205TA

This is a great laptop for a college student. It's perfect to carry between classes because it's lightweight and fits easily into a book bag. I've had no problems with it, and I write many papers.... Read more…

Reviewed 6 January 2015 by Amazon Customer

I've just got this little gem at sale price on Amazon and love it already. I think ASUS make excellent quality products even for the lower end of the market e.g. Nexus 7 so i was expecting a good... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers asus 32, asus 32b, asus 32bi, asus x205, asus x205t, asus z3735, asus 32bit, asus x205ta, asus z3735f, asus p231030, asus p231030p, asus x205tafd015, asus x205tafd005, asus x205tafd005b, asus x205tafd015b, asus x205tafd015bs, asus x205tafd005bs, asus x205tabingfd015, asus x205tabingfd015b, asus x205tabingfd015bs
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