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Asus UX301LA

Asus UX301LA 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB 128GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB Jun 2015
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- Windows 10 Home or other editions available- Up to Intel Core i7-4558U processor- Protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3 to ensure a stylish and scratch-resistant long-lasting finish- Brilliant... More
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Twelve Industry Awards

This Asus laptop has received twelve awards from experts in notebook PCs.

Pcauthority.com.au, Altomdata.dk, Lydogbillede.dk and Cnews.cz all endorse this portable PC and have given it their "Recommended" award.

The editors of three more expert review sites all concluded that this Asus notebook PC was brilliant and gave it their highest award. 3dnews.ru, Log.com.tr and Reviewed.com all gave this portable PC an "Editor's Choice" award.

This notebook PC was given a "Highly Recommended" award by both Lydogbilde.no and Ljudochbild.se, both of which thought that this medium processor core notebook PC was very good.

This portable PC was given a "Design Award" by Ua.gecid.com who concluded that this notebook PC was carefully designed.

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Expert Reviews Are Good

On average, based on thirty-nine expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Expert Reviews, Techradar and T3.com the average expert rating of this portable PC is 82 out of 100.

Average User Reviews

On average, based on 42 user reviews this notebook PC has an overall user rating of 70%.

Easy to Use

Five people who purchased it wrote that it was easy to use. Alistair said “Trackpad both feel great to use” in their review. Chris said in his review of the Asus UX301LA “I find this ultrabook very light and handy” . Chrispt3 said on Amazon two years ago “1) Good battery life 2) Good keyboard 3) High end specs to use for work (mainly enough to do serious video editing on the go as well as the usual word processing)” in their Asus UX301LA review.

One person mentioned in their reviews that this laptop was easy to use the menus. Davo said on Amazon “Also worth spending time adjusting the text sizes as the Full HD makes menu items smaller” and rated the product as very good. One Asus UX301LA reviewer concluded that the product was easy to handle. Mr. A. Harris wrote in their review of this laptop two years ago “Performs well with good battery life and handles low end games, has good speakers”.

One customer considered that the product was comfortable and easy to hold. Goodgearguide.com.au wrote on expert website Good Gear Guide.com.au “It has a comfortable feel to it” in their Asus UX301LA review.

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Good Battery Life

Nine customers who bought it mentioned that it had a good battery life. A Iles said in December “Battery life is good” in their review of this laptop but they rated the product 1 stars. Alistair mentioned “The battery seems to take around 3 hours to fully recharge” in their Asus UX301LA review and rated it as very good. Alistair also said “It has a good battery life”.

Acceptable Noise Level

Four Asus UX301LA owners who purchased this laptop mentioned that it was quiet. This year Alistair wrote on Amazon “The fan is really quiet and I've only experienced this laptop getting a little bit warm after extended use” in their review of the Asus UX301LA. Alistair also mentioned “It's quiet”. Three years ago Chris mentioned “That Ultrabook is really quiet and stays cold when it is commonly used (word, light programs, internet, youtube, films” in his Asus UX301LA review and rated the Asus UX301LA 5 stars.

One Asus UX301LA owner who bought this laptop reckoned that it was noisy. Three years ago Chris rated it 5 stars and he wrote in his review of this laptop on Amazon “When I ran first couple of songs (heavy guitar) I thought it is unexpectedly loud (as for so small speakers)”.

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Robust

Seven people said in their reviews that the Asus UX301LA was well made. Amazon Customer said “Quality of the machine is excellent of good materials and build quality” in their review of this laptop. Chrispt3 mentioned on Amazon “The plastic aluminium coated bottom which didn't appear to be as solid as the UX301” in their review of this laptop. Goodgearguide.com.au wrote on expert website Good Gear Guide.com.au “It's well built, good looking”.

A few people wrote in their reviews that it was reliable. Chrispt3 scored it very highly and said “Out of all of them I have probably liked the Asus ones the best since they were both reliable and had great battery life”. One person who reviewed this laptop considered that it was strong and durable.

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Nice Design

Some people who reviewed the Asus UX301LA agreed that it was good looking. Amazon Customer said “It's a seriously nice looking bit of kit - it's not until you have it in your hands” in their review of this laptop. Chris mentioned on Amazon “Zenbook is made with decent material, ceramic finish is beautiful and very stylish” in his review. Davo wrote on Amazon “Beautiful to look at, fast using SSD, Fast loading web pages, all in complete silence, real quality product”.

Several people who purchased this laptop reckoned that it was smooth. This year Alistair scored the product very highly and said on Amazon “The trackpad feels very smooth with a matte finish” in their review of this laptop. Three years ago Chris wrote on Amazon “Perfectly smooth gaming though was possible when I lowered resolution”. Chris also mentioned “Touch screen works very smooth (Playing civ V with touch win 8 enabled is a dream”.

Several Asus UX301LA owners said that the Asus UX301LA was a good design. Mr Evan R Marengo mentioned in his review “I love the design” however he only rated it 2 stars. Reviewed.com said in their review of this laptop “It has a design to be admired, with” and gave the product a rating of 5 stars.

One person who purchased the product thought it was neat. Chris mentioned in his review of this laptop on Amazon “Laptop looks very smart and neat”.

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Good Size

A few people said in their reviews that it was a good body shape. Alistair mentioned in their review of the Asus UX301LA this year “The aluminium body looks incredible and it feels very sturdy” . Digitalversus.com mentioned in their review of the Asus UX301LA on expert review site Digital Versus two years ago “The Asus Zenbook Infinity UX301LA is a very good ultrabook with a superb body and high-end components for great all-round performance” and scored the Asus UX301LA very highly. Ultrabookreview.com wrote in the same month “It combines a sleek body made from glass” .

Some Asus UX301LA reviewers who bought the Asus UX301LA considered that it was thin. Amazon Customer mentioned in their Asus UX301LA review on Amazon “Thin, high quality notebook with great display”. Expertreviews.co.uk said on expert website Expert Reviews “The metallic finish on the UX301LA’s crystalline glass lid looks remarkably beautiful and its super slim chassis measures just 15.5mm”. Two years ago Reviewed.com gave the product a score of 5 stars and said “Light, slim, great battery life” in their Asus UX301LA review.

Some Asus UX301LA owners said in their reviews that it was a good weight. Two years ago Sam Midgley wrote “Great looks, weight and feel” in his review of this laptop. One customer considered that it was heavy and bulky. Chris said “It will not satisfy ''a heavy gamer” in his review of the Asus UX301LA and gave the product a rating of 5 stars.

One Asus UX301LA reviewer mentioned in their reviews that this laptop was a good size. Techradar.com mentioned on Techradar “To earn that label, laptops must meet certain requirements regarding its dimensions, battery”.

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Good Product Quality

A number of people considered that the Asus UX301LA was good quality. Alistair said “It feels very sturdy and high quality” in their review of this laptop and gave the product a rating of 5 stars. Alistair also wrote “The build quality feels great”. Amazon Customer wrote in their review “The build quality is superb - However” however despite that they only rated the product 1 stars.

Good for Gaming

Three customers who bought it considered that it was good for gaming. Stuart Macphee wrote in his review of the Asus UX301LA “I mainly use the laptop for browsing, watching a lot of content online and the likes - no gaming at all” and rated it as very good.

Large Storage Capacity

One customer reckoned that the product had good storage. Kwalker mentioned on Amazon “Very fast with Intel's i7 processor powering the machine and full SSD storage”.

Asus Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

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

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The UX301LA supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most portable PCs of this age and type. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the UX301LA the worst memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz and the best is 1,866MHz.

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SSD Storage Medium

The UX301LA has an SSD storage medium which is better than the HDD storage medium found on most comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to it. 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 laptop's storage medium (SSD) is actually the best storage medium across all portable PCs of this age and type.

The worst storage medium across similar types of laptop is HDD.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the UX301LA, the Asus UX301LA has a full-size keyboard.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other laptops with a full-size keyboard currently available including the DELL Latitude 15[plb_2800157_price] which is cheaper.

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Has a Front Camera

The UX301LA has a front camera, as do most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the UX301LA.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative portable PCs with a front camera currently available including cheaper laptops such as the DELL Latitude 15[plb_2800157_price].

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11g|802.11b|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

Unlike most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago which do not have a touch sensitive screen, the Asus UX301LA has a touch sensitive screen.

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Six Battery Cells

The UX301LA is a six battery cell count laptop. Most of the other laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the UX301LA have between two and eight battery cells.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

The smallest battery capacity of medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the UX301LA is 37mAh, the biggest is 8,700mAh, and the average battery capacity is 3,600mAh. At 4,560 milliamperes * hour, the Asus UX301LA has a quite big battery capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released one year ago.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity

The UX301LA has one of the bigger battery capacities (50.6 watt-hours) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The smallest battery capacity of notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the UX301LA is 23Wh and the biggest is 120Wh.

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Very Light

With a weight of only 1.4 kilograms, the UX301LA is one of the lighter laptops that have been on the market for more than a year amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age. The average weight of portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the UX301LA is 2kg.

If you don't mind having a heavier weight then you might also want to consider the DELL Latitude 15[plb_2800157_price] (2.2kg) which is also cheaper.

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Narrow

The UX301LA is quite narrow (only 325 millimeters) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the UX301LA. The narrowest comparable spec notebook PC that has been available for more than a year is 28mm wide, the widest is 430mm, and the average width is 360mm.

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6 Reasons Against

Poor Connectivity

Several customers reckoned that the Asus UX301LA was not wifi compatible. Jb45 wrote on Amazon “Had an intermittent problem with the wireless adapter from day 1” in their review.

A Bit Expensive

Several customers wrote that it was not cheap. Amazon Customer said on Amazon “This is a very expensive faulty piece of junk, don't even contemplate it! First purchased in August 2014” in their review of the Asus UX301LA. Expert website Computershopper.com said “It's a bit overpriced at $1,799” in their Asus UX301LA review.

Very Small Total Storage Capacity

Across all the notebook PCs of this age and spec the total storage capacity range from 16GB to 2TB. At only 128 gigabytes, the Asus UX301LA has a quite small total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the UX301LA.

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Quite Small Screen Size

The UX301LA has one of the smaller screen sizes (only 13.3 inches) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The average screen size of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the UX301LA is 15", and the screen sizes range from 11" to 18".

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 8 gigabytes, the UX301LA has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the UX301LA. Medium processor core notebook PCs that were released one year ago have maximum internal memory of between 2GB and 32GB.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Asus UX301LA

Released Over a Year Ago

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

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.2 gigahertz, the UX301LA has a relatively average processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the UX301LA.

Other 2.2GHz processor clock speed portable PCs currently available that you might want to consider include the DELL Latitude 15[plb_2800157_price] which is cheaper.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the UX301LA has a pretty standard internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the UX301LA.

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on portable PCs of this type and age.

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Installed SSD
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Touch Screen
Touch Technology
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
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
Mini DisplayPort
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
DVI Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
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
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Input Voltage
Security
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Technical Details
Other Features

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers asus ux301, asus i55200, asus ux301l, asus ux301la, asus i55200u, asus ux301lade176, asus ux301lade176t
Barcodes 04712900117851, 04712900219449

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