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10 Reasons For
Based on 2,723 expert and owner reviews, Asus has good reviews for its notebook PCs. Asus also has good reviews specifically within its medium processor core notebook PCs range.
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 on the market for a comparable time to it.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
The UX303LA has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.
A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is in fact the best display resolution across all portable PCs of this age and type.
A 1024 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution amongst comparable types of portable PC.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The UX303LA supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it. Most portable PCs that were released one year ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the UX303LA the memory clock speeds supported by processor ranges from 133MHz to 1,866MHz.
SSD Storage Medium
The UX303LA has an SSD storage medium which is better than the HDD storage medium found on most notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year. 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 portable PCs of a similar age and type to the UX303LA.
The worst storage medium across similar types of laptop is HDD.
If you want a laptop with a better storage medium then you might want to look at the Elitebook 820 G2[pl_2886802_price] (SSD), or the EliteBook 820 G2[pl_2897415_price] (SSD) both from HP.
Has a Front Camera
Like most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the UX303LA, the Asus UX303LA has a front camera.
+5 More reasons for
802.11n WiFi Standard
This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago.
Has a Touch Sensitive Screen
The UX303LA has a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the UX303LA do not have a touch sensitive screen.
The UX303LA is one of the lighter laptops of a comparable age and type to the UX303LA (only 1.5 kilograms) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Comparable spec notebook PCs that were released one year ago have weights of between 940g and 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg.
With a width of only 323 millimeters, the UX303LA is one of the narrower medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the UX303LA amongst laptops of this age. Across all the laptops that have been available for around the same time as the UX303LA the widths range from 28mm to 430mm.
5 Reasons Against
Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard
Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the UX303LA have a full-size keyboard, however the UX303LA does not have a full-size keyboard.
Quite Small Total Storage Capacity
With a total storage capacity of only 128 gigabytes, the UX303LA's total storage capacity is one of the smallest amongst portable PCs of this age and type. Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the UX303LA have total storage capacity of between 16GB and 2TB.
If you are looking for a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to consider the Lenovo T450s[plb_2967417_price] (180GB).
Quite Small Screen Size
The smallest screen size of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the UX303LA is 11" and the biggest is 18". With a screen size of only 13.3 inches, the UX303LA has one of the smaller screen sizes amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.
If this notebook PC screen size is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the DELL Latitude 14 E7450[plb_2979416_price] (14") which also has a higher rating.
Only Three Battery Cells
The UX303LA is a three battery cell count laptop.
+2 More reasons against
Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on portable PCs of this type and age.
4 Other reasons to consider the Asus UX303LA
Released Over a Year Ago
It was over a year ago when this notebook PC was released.
Average Processor Clock Speed
The Asus UX303LA has a pretty average processor clock speed (2.2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the UX303LA.
We think you might also be interested in some of the other 2.2GHz processor clock speed laptops currently available including because of it's better review score, the HP ProBook 455[plb_2327055_price].
If this laptop processor clock speed is not fast enough for you then you might want to consider the Lenovo L450[plb_2932785_price] (2.3GHz) which also has a higher rating.
Average Internal Memory
The Asus UX303LA has a pretty average internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the UX303LA.
If you would prefer a notebook PC with a bigger internal memory then you might want to look at the Lenovo T450s[plb_3046986_price] (12GB).
+2 Other reasons
Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family
This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable age and spec to it.
Intel Core i5, Intel Core i5-5xxx
Processor Clock Speed
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Maximum Turbo Frequency
200U, I5-5200U, 520
Conflict Free Processor
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
PCI Express Configuration
Processor Cache Type
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Total Storage Capacity
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Capacity
1366 x 768
Touch Sensitive Screen
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 5500
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
Bang & Olufsen
Ethernet LAN Connection
802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Windows 8, Windows 8.1
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 Clear Video Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
AVX, AVX 2.0, SSE, SSE4.1, SSE, SSE4.2
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
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)
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 Cell Count
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240
AC Adapter Frequency
50, 60, 50/60
AC Adapter Power
Weight & Dimensions
Height At Front
Height At Rear
UL, FCC Compliance, BSMI, Australia C-TICK / NZ A-Tick Compliance, CCC, Energy star, CECP, JATE
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