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Asus EeeBook X205TA 4 Core Intel Atom 1.33GHz 2GB 32GB SSD 11.6" Laptop

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Mobility Performance, Elegantly CraftedThe ASUS EeeBook X205 is an affordable 11.6-inch Windows 8.1 notebook that weighs less than 1kg and has a compact, space-saving design. EeeBook X205 allows... More
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Asus Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

We checked 2,723 owner and expert reviews for Asus portable PCs and found that on average Asus has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Asus has good ratings specifically within its many processor core portable PCs range.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The EeeBook X205TA has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the EeeBook X205TA also have a full-size keyboard.

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Fairly Long Battery Life

The shortest battery life of laptops of this age and spec is 2.5h and the longest is 22h. At 12 hours, the EeeBook X205TA has a quite long battery life compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to the EeeBook X205TA.

If this Asus notebook PC battery life is too short for you then you might also want to look at the Lenovo T540p[plb_2615717_price] (13h).

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SSD Storage Medium

The EeeBook X205TA has a better storage medium than most similar spec portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it. This Asus notebook PC has an SSD storage medium, whereas most portable PCs that were released more than two years ago 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 notebook PC's storage medium (SSD) is in fact the best storage medium across all portable PCs of this age and spec.

The worst storage medium amongst similar types of notebook PC is HDD.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago, the Asus EeeBook X205TA has a front camera.

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Very High Speaker Power

With an speaker power of 4 Watts, the Asus EeeBook X205TA has one of the higher speaker power amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age. The average speaker power of many processor core portable PCs that came out more than two years ago is 1.8W, and the speaker power range from 1W to 4W.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Light

The lightest laptop that has been around for more than two years is 430g heavy, the heaviest is 4.8kg, and the average weight is 2.5kg. With a weight of only 980 grams, the EeeBook X205TA is very light compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Narrow

At only 286 millimeters, the Asus EeeBook X205TA is very narrow compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type. Across all the many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago the widths range from 240mm to 430mm, and the average width is 380mm.

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19 Reasons Against

Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

When compared to other many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to the EeeBook X205TA that we have checked, the EeeBook X205TA's maximum internal memory supported by processor of only 2 gigabytes is one of the smallest. Portable PCs of a similar type and age to the EeeBook X205TA have maximum internal memory supported by processors of between 2GB and 32GB.

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Quite Slow Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth

With a maximum processor memory bandwidth of only 10.6 gigabytes per second, the Asus EeeBook X205TA has one of the slowest maximum processor memory bandwidths amongst laptops of this age. Many processor core portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the EeeBook X205TA have maximum processor memory bandwidths of between 10GB/s and 26GB/s, and the average maximum processor memory bandwidth is 25GB/s.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter burst frequencies of laptops that have been available for around the same time as the EeeBook X205TA range from 640MHz to 900MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter burst frequency is 850MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter burst frequency of only 646 megahertz, the Asus EeeBook X205TA has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter burst frequencies amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

At only 311 megahertz, the EeeBook X205TA has a very slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the EeeBook X205TA. Similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the EeeBook X205TA have on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of between 200MHz and 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 430MHz.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

The total storage capacity of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years range from 32GB to 2TB. The total storage capacity of the EeeBook X205TA of only 32 gigabytes is one of the smallest amongst notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

If this portable PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the Asus Transformer Book T100[plb_2964515_price] (64GB), or the Microsoft Surface 3[plb_2964542_price] (64GB).

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Quite Small Internal Memory

Many processor core portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the EeeBook X205TA have internal memory of between 2GB and 32GB, and the average internal memory is 8.4GB. At only 2 gigabytes, the Asus EeeBook X205TA has a very small internal memory compared to most of the other laptops that were released more than two years ago.

If this many processor core laptop internal memory is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the HP 250[plb_2870649_price] (4GB).

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Quite Small Screen Size

The Asus EeeBook X205TA has one of the smallest screen sizes (only 11.6 inches) amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age. Across all the notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the EeeBook X205TA the screen sizes range from 10" to 18", and the average screen size is 16".

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Only Intel Atom Processor Family

The EeeBook X205TA has an Intel Atom processor family which is better than most laptops of this spec and age. Most many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it have an Intel Core i7 processor family.

An Intel Atom processor family is actually the worst processor family across all notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the EeeBook X205TA.

Across similar types of notebook PC the best processor family is Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

The average processor clock speed of portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the EeeBook X205TA is 2.2GHz, and the processor clock speeds range from 1GHz to 3GHz. With a processor clock speed of only 1.33 gigahertz, the EeeBook X205TA's processor clock speed is one of the slowest amongst laptops of this age and spec.

If this portable PC processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might also want to look at the Asus Transformer Book T100[plb_2964515_price] (1.46GHz).

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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 the most commonly found display resolution on laptops of this spec and age.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

When compared to other laptops that are a similar age to the EeeBook X205TA, the maximum internal memory of the Asus EeeBook X205TA of only 2,048 megabytes is one of the smallest. Notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the EeeBook X205TA have maximum internal memories of between 2GB and 33GB.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

When compared to other many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the EeeBook X205TA, the EeeBook X205TA's maximum turbo frequency of only 1.83 gigahertz is one of the slowest. The maximum turbo frequencies of many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 1.3GHz to 3.9GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3.2GHz.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The EeeBook X205TA does not have a touch sensitive screen, although keep in mind that most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the EeeBook X205TA also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

With a memory clock speed of only 1,333 megahertz, the Asus EeeBook X205TA's memory clock speed is one of the slowest amongst portable PCs that have been available for more than two years. The slowest memory clock speed of similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago is 1,000MHz and the fastest is 1,600MHz.

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Only 32 Solid-State Drive Capacity

The EeeBook X205TA is a 32 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity notebook PC.

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Very Small Cache Memory

The cache memories of many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the EeeBook X205TA range from 2MB to 8MB, and the average cache memory is 5.4MB. At only 2 megabytes, the Asus EeeBook X205TA has a fairly small cache memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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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 similar spec laptops that have been on the market for more than two years. Many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have battery capacities of between 30Wh and 100Wh.

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Very Small Processor Cache

With a processor cache of only 2 megabytes, the EeeBook X205TA has one of the smaller processor caches amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age. The processor caches of portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the EeeBook X205TA range from 2MB to 8MB, and the average processor cache is 4.8MB.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on similar spec notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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1 Other reason to consider the Asus EeeBook X205TA

Released Over Two Years Ago

Asus released the EeeBook X205TA over two years ago.

Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
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
Processor Operating Mode
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Stepping
Scenario Design Power (SDP)
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Installed SSD
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Micro HDMI Port
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
DVI Port
USB 2.0 Port
Performance
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Included Driver
Bundled Software
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
Processor Code
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Capacity
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Certification
RoHS Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology

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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

(263)
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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Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

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