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Asus S200E 2 Core Intel Pentium 1.5GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 11.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Pentium 1.5GHz 4GB Dec 2012
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11 Reasons For

Asus Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

On average Asus medium processor core notebook PCs have good ratings compared to other brands as do all laptops built by Asus.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other similar spec laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the S200E, the Asus S200E has a front camera.

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1,066MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Asus S200E supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most laptops that were launched more than two years ago. This Asus laptop supports a 1,066MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This laptop also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago processor memory clock speeds range from 133MHz (worst) to 1,600MHz (best).

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many laptops of this spec and age.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Asus S200E has a touch sensitive screen, unlike most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the S200E which do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

The smallest battery capacity of notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the S200E is 3mAh, the biggest is 30,000mAh, and the average battery capacity is 3,700mAh. The Asus S200E has one of the bigger battery capacities (5,136 milliamperes * hour) amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Big L2 Cache

The Asus S200E has one of the bigger L2 caches (2 megabytes) amongst portable PCs of this age. The L2 caches of notebook PCs of this age and spec range from 0.5MB to 3MB, and the average L2 cache is 1.5MB.

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Light

The Asus S200E is one of the lightest portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the S200E (only 1.3 kilograms) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The lightest portable PC of a similar age and type to the S200E is 300g heavy and the heaviest is 3.8kg.

If you don't mind having a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Lenovo X220 (£220.68) (1.3kg).

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Narrow

With a width of only 303 millimeters, the Asus S200E is fairly narrow compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the S200E. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the S200E the widths range from 38mm to 430mm, and the average width is 360mm.

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20 Reasons Against

Quite Slow Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth

When compared to other portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the S200E, the maximum processor memory bandwidth of the Asus S200E of only 21.3 gigabytes per second is one of the slowest. The slowest maximum processor memory bandwidth of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the S200E is 17GB/s and the fastest is 32GB/s.

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Only Two Displays Supported by On-Board Grap

The Asus S200E is a portable PC that uses two displays supported by on-board grap.

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Only One PCI Express Lane (max)

Most notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the S200E have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), including the Asus S200E which has one PCI Express lane (max).

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Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port

Most portable PCs of this spec and age have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the Asus S200E which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port.

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Quite Small Screen Size

When compared to other notebook PCs of this age and spec that we have checked, the screen size of the Asus S200E of only 11.6 inches is one of the smallest. The screen sizes of similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the S200E range from 10" to 18", and the average screen size is 15".

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Asus S200E does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the S200E which have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time 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 the storage medium of this portable PC is too bad for you then you might want to consider the T420s (£1,388.87) (SSD), or the S540 (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

At only 1.5 gigahertz, the Asus S200E has a quite slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec. The average processor clock speed of similar spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the S200E is 2.1GHz.

Notebook PCs with a faster processor clock speed that might be worth looking at include the Packard Bell ME69BMP (1.58GHz) which is also higher rated.

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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 medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Only Intel Pentium Processor Family

The Asus S200E has an Intel Pentium processor family which is better than most medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago. Most laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. Across all notebook PCs of this age and type the worst processor family is AMD C and the best is Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Only Two Battery Cells

The Asus S200E is a two battery cell count portable PC. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years have between one and eight battery cells.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

Laptops of a similar age and spec to the S200E have maximum internal memory of between 2GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB. When compared to other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the S200E, the Asus S200E's maximum internal memory of only 4 gigabytes is one of the smallest.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

Across all the laptops of this age and spec the memory clock speeds range from 1,000MHz to 1,800MHz. With a memory clock speed of only 1,333 megahertz, the Asus S200E has a fairly slow memory clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Only Two Processor Threads

Most comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the S200E have between two and three processor threads, including the Asus S200E which has two processor threads.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as it.

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Quite Small Cache Memory

The smallest cache memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the S200E is 1MB, the biggest is 4MB, and the average cache memory is 3MB. The Asus S200E has one of the smaller cache memories (only 2 megabytes) amongst laptops of this age.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

Across all the laptops of a comparable type and age to the S200E the processor caches range from 0.51MB to 4MB, and the average processor cache is 2.9MB. At only 2 megabytes, the Asus S200E has a quite small processor cache compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the S200E.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years the battery capacities range from 23Wh to 100Wh, and the average battery capacity is 50Wh. With a battery capacity of only 38 watt-hours, the Asus S200E has a fairly small battery capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released around the same time as the S200E.

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Only L2 Processor Cache

The Asus S200E has a L2 processor cache which is better than the L3 processor cache found on most notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

A L2 processor cache is in fact the worst processor cache level amongst all similar spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the S200E.

Amongst comparable types of portable PC the best processor cache level is L3.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

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

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3 Other reasons to consider the Asus S200E

Released Over Two Years Ago

This notebook PC has been on the market for over two years.

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Asus S200E has a pretty typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the S200E.

If you are looking for a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to look at the Toshiba Tecra Z50 (512GB) which is also higher rated.

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Average Internal Memory

The Asus S200E has a fairly typical internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the S200E.

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Specification

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Memory Card
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Hard Drive Capacity
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Screen Size
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Touch Sensitive Screen
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LED Backlight
HD Type
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Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
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On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
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Optical Drive
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Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker
Camera
Front Camera
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Cabling
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WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
Networking Feature
3G Network Access Module
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SmartCard Slot
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Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
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DVI Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
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Intel Anti-Theft 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 Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Execute Disable Bit
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
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Expert Reviews

(26)
16 August 2013

The 11in VivoBook S200E certainly doesn't look like a budget laptop ? in fact its brushed metal finish and slim, lightweight design could give Apple's far more expensive MacBook Air a run for its... Read more…

Thin, portable chassis
Equipped with a touchscreen
Nicely priced
Full, size HDMI output
High quality chassis
Not a very strong performer
Throttling when running games and apps
Dark display
Limited expandability
No Bluetooth
13 May 2013

If you're searching for a portable alternative to Ultrabooks or tablets, the Asus VivoBook S200E-C157H is, for the most part, a good choice thanks to its touchscreen, diminutive chassis, and...

24 April 2013

Finally months after its release I receive a small touch notebook designed for Windows 8. While the 11inch screen may be a little small for some the touch features work well as you will naturally... Read more…

21 March 2013

If you're looking for an entry level Windows 8 companion, the ASUS VivoBook S200E , may just be what you're looking for. We were given the opportunity to test it out, so here's our review!Out of... Read more…

17 December 2012

Asus VivoBook S200E The Asus VivoBook S200E looks very promising at first: a surprisingly upscale chassis , a decent port selection, and very good input devices - we wouldn't have expected that...

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User Reviews

(101)
Reviewed 31 May 2016 by Nick A

I bought this small laptop as a replacement for my older one. I was happy with it at first but then as i got to know the laptop, i wished i had got a different make altogether. Things i don't like... Read more…

Reviewed 16 May 2016 by Mark Helliar
(Verified Purchase)

Bought this for my daughter, she loves it.

Reviewed 23 February 2016 by Amazon Customer

Yes. It looks lovely. But when it comes down to it the Pentium processor is just not good enough, you might just want to go on social media, brows the internet and watch YouTube videos... BUT... Read more…

Reviewed 23 February 2016 by Flozza

Yes. It looks lovely. But when it comes down to it the Pentium processor is just not good enough, you might just want to go on social media, brows the internet and watch YouTube videos... BUT... Read more…

Reviewed 25 January 2016 by Mnf
(Verified Purchase)

Purchased as a lightweight portable (a returned item at £180) - and it has filled the role well. Well finished, small and light - needs a sleeve to protect it, the metal lid would scratch / dent... Read more…

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+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers asus s200, s200ect157, asus s200e, s200ect159, s200ct285h, apple s200, s200ect161, s200ect285, s200ect176, s200ect286, s200ect287, s200ect285h, s200ect176h, s200ect286h, s200ect287h, s200ect157h, s200ect159h, apple s200e, s200ect161h, asus s200ect157, asus s200ect157h
Barcodes 04716659352013, 04716659353010, 04716659370772, 04716659396857, 04716659454021, 04716659472216, 04716659476368

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