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We calculated the average ratings for all Asus laptops and also specifically for Asus medium processor core notebook PCs and found that in both cases Asus had good ratings compared to other brands.
64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on similar spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it.
Three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
The UX303LA is a three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port laptop. Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the UX303LA have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The Asus UX303LA supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most laptops of a similar age and type to it. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.
This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.
A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst similar types of portable PC.
SSD Storage Medium
The UX303LA has a better storage medium than most notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it. This portable PC has an SSD storage medium, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it 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.
An SSD storage medium is in fact the best storage medium across all laptops of this spec and age.
An HDD storage medium is the worst storage medium amongst comparable types of laptop.
If the storage medium of this portable PC is not good enough for you then you might want to consider the T420s (£1,388.87) (SSD), or the X1 Carbon (SSD) both from Lenovo.
Intel Core I5 Processor Family
This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age.
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Has a Front Camera
The UX303LA has a front camera, as do most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the UX303LA.
802.11n WiFi Standard
This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age.
64-Bit Operating System Architecture
This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on portable PCs of this type and age.
Has a Touch Sensitive Screen
The UX303LA has a touch sensitive screen, unlike most of the other portable PCs of this type and age which do not have a touch sensitive screen.
Three USB 3.0 Ports
The UX303LA is a three USB 3.0 port notebook PC. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.
Notebook PCs of this spec and age have weights of between 300g and 3.8kg. At only 1.5 kilograms, the Asus UX303LA is quite light compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the UX303LA.
With a width of only 323 millimeters, the UX303LA is fairly narrow compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age. The average width of portable PCs of this type and age is 360mm.
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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
The Asus UX303LA has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency (only 200 megahertz) compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 650MHz.
Quite Small Total Storage Capacity
The average total storage capacity of portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the UX303LA is 520GB, and the total storage capacity range from 1GB to 1.5TB. With a total storage capacity of only 128 gigabytes, the UX303LA has one of the smallest total storage capacity amongst notebook PCs of this age.
If this Asus portable PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might also want to look at the Lenovo X230 (180GB) which also has a higher rating.
Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard
The UX303LA does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.
Quite Small Screen Size
Portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the UX303LA have screen sizes of between 10" and 18". The UX303LA has one of the smaller screen sizes (only 13.3 inches) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.
If this medium processor core notebook PC screen size is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the Lenovo ThinkPad T440 (14").
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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed
Across all the laptops of this age and spec the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 3.1GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.1GHz. With a processor clock speed of only 1.7 gigahertz, the UX303LA has one of the slower processor clock speeds amongst comparable spec laptops of this age.
It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 1.7GHz processor clock speed portable PCs currently available including because of it's better review score, the DELL Inspiron 17 (£437.58).
Laptops with a faster processor clock speed that might also be worth considering include the G50-70 (1.8GHz), or the X1 Carbon (£1,385.00) (1.8GHz) both from Lenovo or the DELL Latitude 3330 (£190.80) (1.8GHz).
Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution
This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.
Only SonicMaster Audio System
This portable PC audio system, which is the most frequently found audio system on laptops that are a similar age to it.
Only Three Battery Cells
Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years have between one and eight battery cells, including the Asus UX303LA which has three battery cells.
Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency
Comparable spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the UX303LA have maximum turbo frequencies of between 1.3GHz and 3.7GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3GHz. The UX303LA has one of the slower maximum turbo frequencies (only 2.7 gigahertz) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.
Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.
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Released Over Two Years Ago
It was over two years ago when Asus released the UX303LA.
Average Internal Memory
With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the UX303LA has a relatively standard internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.
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