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Asus Zenbook UX301LA

Asus Zenbook UX301LA 2 Core Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.4GHz 8GB 256GB Ssd 13.3" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.4GHz 8GB Jul 2013
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Beautifully designed and featuring high-end components throughout, the Asus Zenbook UX301LA 13.3 Touchscreen Laptop is perfect for serious everyday computing. Highlights - Gorilla Glass and... More
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12 Reasons For

Asus Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

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

£119.82 Price Drop

In the last few days the price of the Zenbook UX301LA has dropped by £119.82.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the Zenbook UX301LA is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

This portable PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best display resolution amongst all laptops that are a comparable age to the Zenbook UX301LA.

Amongst similar types of portable PC the worst display resolution is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

The internal memory of laptops of a similar spec and age to the Zenbook UX301LA range from 1GB to 16GB. The Asus Zenbook UX301LA has a quite big internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Zenbook UX301LA.

We compared this laptop to all the other 8GB internal memory notebook PCs and we think cheaper portable PCs such as the MSI CX61[plb_2215688_price] is also worth considering.

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SSD Storage Medium

The Asus Zenbook UX301LA has a better storage medium than most similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This notebook PC has an SSD storage medium, whereas most notebook PCs that were launched 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 actually the best storage medium amongst all comparable spec laptops that have been around for more than two years.

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

Notebook PCs with a better storage medium that might also be worth looking at include the DELL XPS 13[plb_1304263_price] (SSD and cheaper).

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SSD Storage Medium

The Asus Zenbook UX301LA has an SSD storage medium which is better than the HDD storage medium found on most laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

An SSD storage medium is in fact the best storage medium across all notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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

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Three Point Five Headphone Out Ports

The Zenbook UX301LA is a three point five headphone out port laptop.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many laptops of this age and type.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Zenbook UX301LA has a touch sensitive screen, unlike most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been around for more than two years which do not have a touch sensitive screen.

Other notebook PCs with a touch sensitive screen currently available which you might also want to look at include cheaper notebook PCs such as the Lenovo ThinkPad X240[plb_2781600_price].

We think you might also be interested in other notebook PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen including the UX301LA[pl_2327303_price], or the UX301LA[pl_2401459_price] both from Asus.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

At 4 megabytes, the Asus Zenbook UX301LA has a fairly big processor cache compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the Zenbook UX301LA. The average processor cache of laptops that were released more than two years ago is 2.9MB.

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Light

At only 1.4 kilograms, the Zenbook UX301LA is quite light compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Zenbook UX301LA. The weights of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Zenbook UX301LA range from 300g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.2kg.

Alternative notebook PCs with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the HP Pro[plb_1496960_price] (1.4kg), the Lenovo ThinkPad X240[plb_2430339_price] (1.4kg), or the Asus UX301LA[plb_2327303_price] (1.4kg).

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Narrow

At only 325 millimeters, the Asus Zenbook UX301LA is fairly narrow compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec. The widths of similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago range from 38mm to 430mm.

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10 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Front Camera

The Zenbook UX301LA does not have a front camera. Most of the other laptops that have been on the market for more than two years do have a front camera.

Alternative portable PCs which also have a front camera that you might also want to consider include the Lenovo ThinkPad X240[plb_2781600_price] which is also cheaper.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Zenbook UX301LA does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other portable PCs of this type and age do have a full-size keyboard.

There are a number of other portable PCs which also have a full-size keyboard which you might want to consider including the Lenovo ThinkPad X240[plb_2781600_price].

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Quite Small Screen Size

Portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Zenbook UX301LA have screen sizes of between 10" and 18". The Zenbook UX301LA has one of the smaller screen sizes (only 13.3 inches) amongst portable PCs of this age.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 13.3" notebook PCs currently available including the DELL XPS 13[plb_1304263_price] which is cheaper.

If you are looking for a bigger screen size then you might want to look at the Lenovo T440p[plb_3682866_price] (14" and cheaper).

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

Across all the notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Zenbook UX301LA the total storage capacity range from 1GB to 1.5TB. The Asus Zenbook UX301LA has one of the smaller total storage capacity (only 256 gigabytes) amongst laptops of this age.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 256GB total storage capacity laptops currently available including the HP EliteBook 840[plb_2356711_price], the Lenovo ThinkPad X240[plb_2781600_price], or the DELL Latitude 12 5000[plb_2518961_price] which is cheaper.

If you would prefer a portable PC with a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to consider the X240[pl_2967082_price] (500GB and cheaper), or the T440p[pl_3682866_price] (500GB and cheaper) both from Lenovo.

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Only SonicMaster Audio System

This laptop audio system, which is the most frequently found audio system on laptops of this spec and age.

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Only Three Battery Cells

The Zenbook UX301LA is a three battery cell count notebook PC.

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Very Small Storage Capacity

With a storage capacity of only 256,000 megabytes, the Zenbook UX301LA has a fairly small storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops that were launched around the same time as the Zenbook UX301LA. The smallest storage capacity of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 32GB and the biggest is 1TB.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

At only 33.782 centimeters, the Asus Zenbook UX301LA has a fairly small display diagonal compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec. Laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the Zenbook UX301LA have display diagonals of between 29cm and 44cm.

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Only 802.11a WiFi Standard

The Zenbook UX301LA has an 802.11a WiFi standard which is better than the 802.11n WiFi standard found on most medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

This laptop's Wi-Fi standard (802.11a) is in fact the worst Wi-Fi standard amongst all portable PCs of this type and age.

The best Wi-Fi standard across similar types of laptop is 802.11n.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Asus Zenbook UX301LA

Released Over Three Years Ago

This portable PC was released over three years ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

The Zenbook UX301LA has a pretty typical processor clock speed (2.4 gigahertz) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Zenbook UX301LA.

Other 2.4GHz processor clock speed laptops currently available that you might want to look at include a cheaper notebook PC such as the Lenovo L540[plb_1622998_price] or you might consider a higher rated notebook PC such as the Lenovo Z51[plb_2964604_price].

If you want a portable PC with a faster processor clock speed then you might want to look at the Lenovo T440p[plb_3682866_price] (2.6GHz) which is also cheaper.

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Intel Core I7-5xxx Processor Family

The Zenbook UX301LA has an Intel Core i7-5xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Average Battery Life

At 7 hours, the Zenbook UX301LA has a pretty typical battery life compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Zenbook UX301LA.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other 7h battery life notebook PCs and we think the Toshiba A50[plb_2247359_price], and the Lenovo L540[plb_2564470_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

If you would prefer a laptop with a longer battery life then you might also want to consider the X240[pl_2967082_price] (8.7h and cheaper), or the T440p[pl_3682866_price] (13.2h and cheaper) both from Lenovo.

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Product Identifiers

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