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Asus X205TA
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Asus X205TA 4 Core Intel Atom 1.33GHz 2GB 32GB Flash 11.6" Laptop Recommended Product Bronze Award Editor's Choice Recommended Expert Reviews Recommended
4 Intel Atom 1.33GHz 2GB Jan 2016
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EeeBookX205 is an affordable, chic and compact 11.6-inch laptop that weighs less than 1kg and is designed for on-the-go students and young professionals. Windows 8.1 with Bing gives EeeBook X205... More
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Asus EeeBook X205TA Review With Pros And Cons- Is It Worth Buying?
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6 Reasons For

Asus Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

Based on 2,723 expert and user reviews, Asus has good reviews for its notebook PCs. Asus also has good reviews specifically for its many processor core portable PCs compared to other brands.

SSD Storage Medium

The Asus X205TA has a better storage medium than most new notebook PCs. This notebook PC has an SSD storage medium, whereas most notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it have an HDD storage medium. Flash drives store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Flash have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

This laptop's storage medium (SSD) is in fact the best storage medium amongst all recently released laptops.

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

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other latest portable PCs, the Asus X205TA has a front camera.

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Very Long Battery Life

The average battery life of similar spec portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the X205TA is 6.5h. When compared to other laptops that have been around for around the same time as the X205TA that we have checked the battery life of, the Asus X205TA's battery life of 12 hours is one of the longest.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

The Asus X205TA is a two USB 2.0 port notebook PC.

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4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on recently released portable PCs.

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2 Reasons Against

Only Intel Atom Processor Family

The Asus X205TA has a better processor family than most comparable spec laptops that were released in the last year. This Asus notebook PC has an Intel Atom processor family, whereas most portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it have an Intel Core i7-5xxx processor family.

This notebook PC's processor family (Intel Atom) is in fact the worst processor family across all portable PCs that are a similar age to the X205TA.

Across similar types of notebook PC the best processor family is Intel Core i7-4xxx.

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Only SonicMaster Audio System

This laptop audio system, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that came out in the last 12 months.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Asus X205TA

Released Eleven Months Ago

It was eleven months ago when this portable PC was released.

1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on latest similar spec laptops.

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6 Awards Recommended Recommended Product Bronze Award Editor's Choice Recommended Expert Reviews Recommended

Expert Reviews

20 April 2015

Considering how close this $199 laptop is to a really good product I would be interested in seeing what ASUS could get with a slightly more expensive model. ASUS made some waves recently with...

13 April 2015

The Asus Eeebook X205TA is mainly aimed at Journalists or writers who needs to have a portable pc with them at all times and write mails and journals. This ultrabook is perfect for those who do...

8 April 2015

Building a competitive cloudbook is a tough ask in the face of such strong competition, and while Asus has done alot right, the numerous flaws make the X205TA hard to recommend.­ If you're...

2 March 2015

Asus pushed the envelope with netbooks a few years ago, launching the EEE series to much success. Then came tablets and Chromebooks, taking away the focus on netbooks. With the EEEBook X205, Asus... Read more…

26 February 2015

Even at first sight, it's clear that the Asus EeeBook X205TA is not a digital powerhouse, it's meant to be an unobtrusive companion. Just 17.5mm thick and weighing in at 980g, you're not even... Read more…

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User Reviews

Reviewed 28 December 2014 by PixelPartner

Very slim and light, with enough power for everyday tasks and with a one year Office365 personal subscription included, this is a bargain mini laptop from Asus. Budget for an extra 64GB microSD or... Read more…

Reviewed 16 December 2015 by Supy6
Supy6 would recommend the Asus EeeBook X205TA

I bought this laptop to take with me when I need to do homework or check my email from other than home. I also have a 15.6 laptop which is to big and heavy to take and carry around. This Asus has... Read more…

Reviewed 18 September 2015 by Moviegoer

Initial set up is easy and only takes a few minutes. Web OS is fast to respond and straightforward to use, note you have to install youtube via the apps section, then use the built in web browser... Read more…

Reviewed 16 December 2015 by Bree
Bree would recommend the Asus EeeBook X205TA

This is a great laptop for a college student. It's perfect to carry between classes because it's lightweight and fits easily into a book bag. I've had no problems with it, and I write many papers.... Read more…

Reviewed 6 January 2015 by Amazon Customer

I've just got this little gem at sale price on Amazon and love it already. I think ASUS make excellent quality products even for the lower end of the market e.g. Nexus 7 so i was expecting a good... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers x205ta, asus x205, x205tadh01, asus z3735, asus x205t, asus z3735f, asus x205ta, asus p231030, x205tafd0061, x205tafd0060, x205tafd0061t, x205tafd0060t, asus p231030p, x205tafd0061ts, x205tafd0060ts, x205tabingfd018, x205tafd0061tsb, x205tafd0060tsb, x205tabingfd019, x205tafd0061tsbe, x205tafd0060tsbe, x205tabingfd019b, asus x205tafd005, x205tabingfd018b, x205tabingfd018bs, x205tabingfd019bs, asus x205tafd005b, asus x205tafd005bs
Barcodes 00886227922505, 00886227924875, 04712900017595, 04712900017601, 04712900133349, 04712900133356

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