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Asus UX301LA 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.8GHz 8GB 128GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.8GHz 8GB Aug 2013
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14 Reasons For

Asus Laptops Have Good Reviews

On average laptops from Asus are rated 79%, which is in the top 48% of all portable PC brands that we have analysed.

Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of 1,200 megahertz, the Asus UX301LA has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies amongst notebook PCs of this age. Ultrabooks that came out around the same time as the UX301LA have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 800MHz and 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz.

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Very Fast Processor Clock Speed

The processor clock speeds of portable PCs of this spec and age range from 1GHz to 2.9GHz. The Asus UX301LA has one of the fastest processor clock speeds (2.8 gigahertz) amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The Asus UX301LA has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most portable PCs of a similar type and age to it. The best processor family of all laptops that were released around the same time as the UX301LA is Intel Core i7-3xxx and the worst is Intel Core i3-2xxx.

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Has a Front Camera

The Asus UX301LA has a front camera. Most of the other laptops of this age and type also have a front camera.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the UX301LA has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other ultrabooks that have been around for more than two years. The average internal memory of ultrabooks that were released more than two years ago is 5.9GB.

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SSD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an SSD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on similar spec laptops that were launched around the same time as 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.

If the storage medium of this portable PC is too bad for you then you might also want to consider the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_2189879_price] (SSD).

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Fairly Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

The slowest maximum turbo frequency of ultrabooks that have been available for a comparable time to the UX301LA is 1.3GHz and the fastest is 3.6GHz. The UX301LA has a quite fast maximum turbo frequency (3.3 gigahertz) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the UX301LA.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

Unlike most of the other ultrabooks that were launched around the same time as the UX301LA which do not have a touch sensitive screen, the UX301LA has a touch sensitive screen.

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Six Battery Cells

Most laptops of this age and spec have between two and seven battery cells, including the UX301LA which has six battery cells.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

When compared to other ultrabooks that have been on the market for more than two years, the processor cache of the UX301LA of 4 megabytes is one of the biggest. The smallest processor cache of notebook PCs of this age and spec is 1MB and the biggest is 6MB.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity

The smallest battery capacity of notebook PCs of this age and type is 23Wh, the biggest is 72Wh, and the average battery capacity is 46Wh. The UX301LA has one of the bigger battery capacities (50.6 watt-hours) amongst laptops of this age.

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6 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

At only 200 megahertz, the UX301LA has a very slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other ultrabooks that have been around for around the same time as the UX301LA. Laptops of a similar spec and age to the UX301LA have on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of between 200MHz and 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 290MHz.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the UX301LA, the Asus UX301LA does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The total storage capacity of laptops of this type and age range from 64GB to 1.1TB, and the average total storage capacity is 360GB. With a total storage capacity of only 128 gigabytes, the UX301LA has a fairly small total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released around the same time as the UX301LA.

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Only Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

Most ultrabooks that have been available for around the same time as the UX301LA have between one and three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the UX301LA which has two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Only SonicMaster Audio System

This portable PC audio system, which is typical of many laptops of this spec and age.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The smallest maximum internal memory of portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the UX301LA is 4GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 9GB. The UX301LA has a fairly small maximum internal memory (only 8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other ultrabooks that are a comparable age to the UX301LA.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Asus UX301LA

Released Over Three Years Ago

This portable PC was released over three years ago.

Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 13.3 inches, the UX301LA has a fairly standard screen size compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

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Average Weight

The UX301LA has a relatively average weight (1.4 kilograms) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

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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
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)
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
Aspect Ratio
3D Compatible
LED Backlight
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
Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
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
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
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 Cell Count
Battery
Power
Security
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Technical Details
Other Features

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Expert Reviews

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2 July 2014

Apple's MacBook Air has been the top dog among super-light laptops for years now, but Asus' Zenbook line has been a solid alternative for those who want sleek styling with Windows OS. If you're... Read more…

17 June 2014

The Asus Zenbook UX301LA is a flagship machine in every sense of the word. As far as ultrabooks go it's one of the lightest, smallest, best-designed laptops we've seen yet. Its body may be a...

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4 June 2014

I'm slightly underwhelmed by the blandness of the Asus Zenbook UX301LA. There's nothing to really hate about it, but nothing to truly love either. Anyone who buys one wont find any real faults...

I'm slightly underwhelmed by the blandness of the Asus Zenbook UX301LA. There's nothing to really hate about it, but nothing to truly love either. Anyone who buys one wont find any real faults...

5 May 2014

After using the Asus UX301LA for a while, it leaves us with no major complaints, it works excellently as a portable computer and is unlikely to cause any problems.But it equally lacks a single...

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User Reviews

(42)
Reviewed 6 March 2015 by Djinn
Djinn would recommend the Asus Zenbook UX301LA (Verified Purchase)

Looks great, its light and portable, feels nice in hands, back lit keyboard, and the touch display is excellent. Performance is what you would expect from an i5, 8GB system. However, that's about... Read more…

Reviewed 31 August 2014 by Ulysses4
Ulysses4 would recommend the Asus Zenbook UX301LA (Verified Purchase)

Still early in the process of getting used to my new laptop-but the initial fears are gone. Despite some reviews elsewhere to the contrary, the build quality is excellent. The lightweight and... Read more…

Reviewed 17 May 2014 by Razelle U.
(Verified Purchase)

This is the perfect Windows computer. It is drop dead beautiful and super high quality. So much detail and attention has gone into this product. The all glass back (while it does have lots of... Read more…

Reviewed 16 December 2013 by James S.

The intrinsic value of this TV, it's performance vs price, etc. are all moot points as this review is addressing the dubious practice of intentionally mislabeling a product in an attempt to fool... Read more…

Reviewed 26 February 2014 by Nicholas F.

Got a great deal on an open box from Newegg, but this laptop is easily worth the full price...

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Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers asus 133, asus 133q, asus 133qu, ux301ladh71, asus i74558, asus 133quo, asus 133quot, ux301ladh71t, asus i74558u, asus ux301ladh71, asus ux301ladh71t
Barcodes 00031112104102, 00088021628083, 00172302916799, 00886227589876, 08862275898766

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