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Asus UX31LA 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 8GB Jun 2014
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Asus Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

We checked 2,723 owner and expert reviews for Asus notebook PCs and found that on average Asus has good ratings. We also found that Asus has good ratings specifically for its medium processor core notebook PCs.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The Asus UX31LA has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels notebook PC, which is the most common display resolution.

This portable PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best display resolution across all laptops that were released more than two years ago.

Across comparable types of portable PC the worst display resolution is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the UX31LA range from 1GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.3GB. The Asus UX31LA has one of the biggest internal memory (8 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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SSD Storage Medium

The Asus UX31LA has a better storage medium than most medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it. This notebook PC has an SSD storage medium, whereas most notebook PCs of a similar type and age to 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.

This notebook PC's storage medium (SSD) is actually the best storage medium across all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the UX31LA.

Across similar types of notebook PC the worst storage medium is HDD.

If the storage medium of this medium processor core notebook PC is too bad for you then you might also want to look at the T420s[pl_48433_price] (SSD), or the S540[pl_2433540_price] (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many portable PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Has a Front Camera

The Asus UX31LA has a front camera, as do most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Asus UX31LA has a touch sensitive screen, which is unusual. Most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the UX31LA do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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256 Solid-State Drive Capacity

The Asus UX31LA is a 256 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity portable PC. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the UX31LA have between 8 and 511 solid-state drive capacity.

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Six Battery Cells

The Asus UX31LA is a six battery cell count laptop. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the UX31LA have between one and eight battery cells.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity

Medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the UX31LA have battery capacities of between 3mAh and 30,000mAh, and the average battery capacity is 3,700mAh. At 4,560 milliamperes * hour, the Asus UX31LA has a fairly big battery capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Light

The lightest laptop of this age and type is 300g heavy, the heaviest is 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.2kg. With a weight of only 1.4 kilograms, the Asus UX31LA is fairly light compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the UX31LA.

Alternative laptops with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Asus UX301LA[plb_2327303_price] (1.4kg).

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Narrow

The average width of medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago is 360mm, and the widths range from 38mm to 430mm. With a width of only 325 millimeters, the Asus UX31LA is one of the narrower medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the UX31LA amongst laptops of this age.

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11 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

At only 200 megahertz, the Asus UX31LA has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the UX31LA. Across all the portable PCs of this age and spec the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 370MHz.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

Notebook PCs of this age and spec have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 660MHz and 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz. The Asus UX31LA has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies (only 1,000 megahertz) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Asus UX31LA does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type which have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Small Screen Size

The screen sizes of portable PCs of this type and age range from 10" to 18", and the average screen size is 15". With a screen size of only 13.3 inches, the Asus UX31LA has a fairly small screen size compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

Notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the UX31LA have total storage capacity of between 1GB and 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 520GB. With a total storage capacity of only 256 gigabytes, the Asus UX31LA has one of the smaller total storage capacity amongst similar spec laptops of this age.

If you would prefer a laptop with a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to look at the HP 2570p[plb_3229152_price] (320GB) which is also higher rated.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

The processor clock speeds of similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the UX31LA range from 0.8GHz to 3.1GHz. At only 1.6 gigahertz, the Asus UX31LA has a fairly slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago.

If you are looking for a portable PC with a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to consider the HP ProBook 450 G1[plb_2505029_price] (1.7GHz).

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Only SonicMaster Audio System

This notebook PC audio system, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 8 gigabytes, the Asus UX31LA has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for more than two years. The smallest maximum internal memory of portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the UX31LA is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The Asus UX31LA has one of the slower maximum turbo frequencies (only 2.6 gigahertz) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The slowest maximum turbo frequency of portable PCs of this age and type is 1.3GHz and the fastest is 3.7GHz.

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Only 802.11a WiFi Standard

The Asus UX31LA has an 802.11a WiFi standard which is better than most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it have an 802.11n WiFi standard.

This portable PC's Wi-Fi standard (802.11a) is in fact the worst Wi-Fi standard across all notebook PCs of this age and spec.

Across similar types of portable PC the best Wi-Fi standard is 802.11n.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many laptops that have been available for a similar time to it.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Asus UX31LA

Released Over Three Years Ago

This Asus portable PC was released over three years ago.

Average Battery Life

At 8 hours, the Asus UX31LA has a fairly typical battery life compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

Laptops with a longer battery life that might also be worth looking at include the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_3102084_price] (8.2h).

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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
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
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Touch Screen
Touch Technology
Aspect Ratio
3D Compatible
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
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
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
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 TSX-NI
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 Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Certification
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features

Expert Reviews

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7 October 2013

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20 November 2013

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22 January 2014

Asus' heftigste ultrabook er umulig ikke å like. TESTKARAKTER: Asus 5 KORT SAGT: + Kraftig Ultrabook-ytelse + Bra batterilevetid + 802.11ac - Tastatursvikt med heng - Skulle...

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4 January 2014

Nivået i dette feltet er som nevnt jevnt over svært godt, og det er ingen maskiner her vi direkte ville frarådet deg å kjøpe. De har alle sine kvaliteter, men kan du leve uten touch- og...

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers ux31la, ux31lac4055, ux31lac4055p, asus ux31laxh51, ux31la0132a4500, asus ux31laxh51t, ux31la0132a4500u
Barcodes 00886227585427, 08862275854274

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