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Asus S400CA Intel Core I3-2xxx 1.4GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14" Laptop

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Intel Core I3-2xxx 1.4GHz 4GB 500GB May 2013
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[ UNBOXING ] NOTEBOOK ASUS S400CA
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4 Reasons For

Asus Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

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Has a Front Camera

The Asus S400CA has a front camera, unlike most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the S400CA which do not have a front camera.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Asus S400CA has a touch sensitive screen, unlike most of the other laptops that have been around for around the same time as the S400CA which do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

The Asus S400CA has an 802.11n WiFi standard which is better than most laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it. Most laptops that are a comparable age to it have an 802.11b WiFi standard. This notebook PC also has an 802.11g WiFi standard.

An 802.11n WiFi standard is actually the best Wi-Fi standard amongst all notebook PCs of this type and age.

Amongst similar types of laptop the worst Wi-Fi standard is 802.11a.

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5 Reasons Against

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

Most laptops that were released around the same time as the S400CA have between one and three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the Asus S400CA which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Asus S400CA does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the S400CA also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

Laptops that are a comparable age to the S400CA have processor clock speeds of between 0.8GHz and 3.1GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 1.9GHz. The Asus S400CA has one of the slower processor clock speeds (only 1.4 gigahertz) amongst laptops of this age.

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Very Small On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

At only 348 megabytes, the Asus S400CA has a quite small on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the S400CA. Across all the laptops that were released more than two years ago the on-board graphics adapter memory range from 340MB to 4GB.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most comparable spec laptops that were launched more than two years ago have between one and three USB 3.0 ports, including the Asus S400CA which has one USB 3.0 port.

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8 Other reasons to consider the Asus S400CA

Released Over Three Years Ago

Asus released the S400CA over three years ago.

Intel Core I3-2xxx Processor Family

The Asus S400CA has a better processor family than most portable PCs that have been around for more than two years. This notebook PC has an Intel Core i3-2xxx processor family, whereas most notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it have an AMD E processor family.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Asus S400CA has a relatively typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the S400CA.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the Asus S400CA has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for around the same time as the S400CA.

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Average Screen Size

The Asus S400CA has a relatively average screen size (14 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the S400CA.

Portable PCs with a bigger screen size that might be worth looking at include the HP Pavilion 15-g094sa[plb_2964471_price] (15").

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1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

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Average Weight

At 1.8 kilograms, the Asus S400CA has a relatively average weight compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been available for more than two years.

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HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on laptops that have been on the market for more than two years. 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.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Device Type
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Model
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Touch Technology
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Camera
Built-In Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G WiMAX
Cabling
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
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
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Layout
Operating System/software
Operating System
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
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Battery
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology

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Expert Reviews

(45)
7 August 2013

Easily mistaken for a boring run-of-the-mill laptop, the ASUS VivoBook is an affordable option with a range of extra features. For a start, it has a touchscreen, is only 2cm thick, has a large... Read more…

29 July 2013

Like its bigger screen sibling, the more affordable S400CA walks the same path of very good build quality and fairly good performance. The touchscreen has added a bit of bulk to the entire...

17 July 2013

The ASUS S400CA is a very good performer in all regular computing tasks, thanks to its Core i7 CPU with sufficient RAM and hybrid drive system. However, its display quality is nothing to write...

8 May 2013

Great if you need a lightweight touchscreen ultraportable laptop, but a little underpowered for the money...

24 February 2013

The ASUS VivoBook S400C offers plenty of value for money, especially if you can find it for just over $800. It has a strong CPU, good storage, a decent touchscreen and keyboard and a good range of...

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User Reviews

(138)
Reviewed 7 February 2013 by Ryan9999
Ryan9999 would recommend the Asus VivoBook S400CA

I read a lot of reviews about ASUS laptops before this purchase and my biggest concern was in a lot of those reviews, people complained about wireless issues. Being an IT professional, I wasn't... Read more…

Reviewed 4 March 2013 by Anonymous

Be warned. I'm not the one to give bad reviews, but I felt compelled to do so with this one. The laptop was great out of the box, a clean stylish look with a quality build. The keyboard is one of... Read more…

Reviewed 3 November 2013 by Patrick R.
(Verified Purchase)

If you are considering this, BUY IT ALREADY, and opportunity like this is rare where price, performance and quality merge into a great Windows 8 experience - This is spotlights Windows 8 and was... Read more…

Reviewed 18 February 2013 by Computerbrain11
Computerbrain11 would recommend the Asus VivoBook S400CA

I've got to say as I'm writing this review I am not a satisfied customer but my faults with it could just be with my particular PC. I guess I'll start with the good. The build quality is... Read more…

Reviewed 24 May 2015 by Jason W.
(Verified Purchase)

Great boot/app drive. Highly recommend the asrock z97 extreme6/ac motherboard if you want two m.2 drives and want to boot to them in Windows. Tip on install make sure you copy win8.1 to a USB so... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

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Barcodes 04716659382386, 04716659446835

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