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Asus BU201LA 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 128GB SSD 12.5" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB May 2015
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The ASUSPRO BU201 Ultrabook personifies our promise to inspire and power your business. Starting at only 1.27kg, it's ultraportable but doesn t compromise on performance or durability. The 180... More
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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Four Total Number of SATA Connectorss

The Asus BU201LA has more total number of SATA connectorss than most of the notebook PCs of this age and spec. This Asus notebook PC is a four total number of SATA connectors notebook PC compared to most of the laptops of this age and spec which only have between two and three total number of SATA connectorss.

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Asus Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

Asus is one of the better rated portable PC brands according to average reviews from experts and owners, and Asus also has good reviews for its medium processor cores notebook PCs.

Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of notebook PCs of this age and type is 750MHz and the fastest is 1,300MHz. At 1,000 megahertz, the Asus BU201LA has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The BU201LA supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to it. This Asus notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all similar spec portable PCs that were released more than a year ago the worst memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz and the best is 1,866MHz.

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SSD Storage Media

The BU201LA has a better storage medium than most comparable spec laptops that have been around for more than a year. This notebook PC has an SSD storage media, whereas most comparable spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it have an HDD storage media. 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 laptop's storage medium (SSD) is actually the best storage medium amongst all medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the BU201LA.

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

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

The BU201LA has a better processor family than most notebook PCs of this type and age. This portable PC has an Intel Core i5 processor family, whereas most comparable spec portable PCs that were released one year ago have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. The processor family of all portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the BU201LA ranges from AMD E (worst) to Intel Core i7-4xxx (best).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The Asus BU201LA has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels laptop, which is the most common display resolution.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is in fact the best display resolution across all laptops of this age and spec.

A 1024 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution across similar types of notebook PC.

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Has a Front Camera

The BU201LA has a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the BU201LA also have a front camera.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the BU201LA which has three USB 3.0 ports.

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Very Light

At only 1.3 kilograms, the BU201LA is fairly light compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the BU201LA. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the BU201LA have weights of between 940g and 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg.

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11 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the BU201LA range from 100MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 290MHz. The BU201LA has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency (only 200 megahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the BU201LA is 11GB. At only 1.74 gigabytes, the BU201LA has a fairly small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the BU201LA.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Asus BU201LA does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other comparable spec laptops that came out around the same time as the BU201LA.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The total storage capacitys of laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the BU201LA range from 32GB to 2TB. At only 128 gigabytes, the BU201LA has a fairly small total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released around the same time as the BU201LA.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of only 12.5 inches, the BU201LA has a very small display diagonal compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the BU201LA have display diagonals of between 10" and 18".

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

Medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the BU201LA have processor frequencys of between 0.8GHz and 3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.2GHz. The BU201LA has a quite slow processor frequency (only 1.7 gigahertz) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released one year ago.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The internal memorys of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago range from 2GB to 16GB. The BU201LA has a fairly small internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the BU201LA.

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Very Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

Notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the BU201LA have battery capacity (Watt hours)s of between 23Wh and 120Wh, and the average battery capacity (Watt hours) is 45Wh. At only 32 watt-hours, the BU201LA has a quite small battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The BU201LA does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the BU201LA also do not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

The slowest processor boost frequency of laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the BU201LA is 2GHz, the fastest is 3.7GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 2.9GHz. At only 2.7 gigahertz, the Asus BU201LA has a quite slow processor boost frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the BU201LA.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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1 Other reason to consider the Asus BU201LA

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Asus released the BU201LA.

Specification

Design
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Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
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Tjunction
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ECC Supported by Processor
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Memory
Internal Memory
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Memory Slots
Memory Clock Speed
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Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
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Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
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Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
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Software
Operating System Installed
Recovery Operating System
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI
Intel ME Firmware Version
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
UART
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Battery Capacity
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Certificates
Certification
RoHS Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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Expert Reviews

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23 March 2016

The ASUS PRO BU201 can get you through your usual business work day. It's portable to be slipped into bags and carried around yet it's also sturdy and built tough for everyday wear and tear plus...

23 April 2015

The Asus ASUSPRO BU201LA-DT030G. Test model courtesy of notebooksbilliger.de The Asus Asuspro BU201LA belongs to the 12.5 inch business notebooks. It offers sufficient processing performance for...

17 April 2015

You probably would not associate Asus with business laptops. But the company is starting to make inroads into this segment with solid models. In fact, the last Asus business laptop we tried - the... Read more…

30 April 2015

Peu endurant. Asus vient concurrencer Lenovo, Dell, Fujitsu et HP en sortant un ultraportable professionnel : le BU201LA. Il est équipé d'un écran IPS lumineux, d'un modem LTE, et de très bons... Read more…

29 April 2015

Beperkt uithoudingsvermogen. Asus kan zich met zijn 12-inch business-notebook BU201LA meten met de gevestigde concurrentie van Lenovo, Dell, Fujitsu en HP. Het toestel heeft een helder IPS-scherm,... Read more…

10 December 2014

?kinci s?radan gelen süpriz. Asus, i? segmentindeki rekabete yeni 12.5 inçlik subnotebooku ile sald?rmak istiyor. AsusPro BU201LA sadece harika Full HD ekran? ile de?il mükemmel klavyesi ve... Read more…

28 June 2015

Asus BU201LA ju? od pierwszej chwili budzi zaufanie, g?ównie za spraw? stonowanego wygl?du i solidnego wykonania. Co wa?ne, to zaufanie nie zanika w trakcie u?ytkowania, i to pomimo tego, ?e...

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Good build quality
Excellent input devices
Bright and highresolution display with wide viewing angles
Solid application performance
Low noise and temperature development
Tricky maintenance
Meager battery runtimes
Slightly limited performance on battery power
Lastig te upgradenrepareren
Matige batterijduur
7 December 2014

AsusPro Advanced BU201LA jest dowodem na to, ?e ma?y laptop biznesowy z dobr? matryc? nie musi kosztowa? ponad 1000 euro. Jest to faktycznie sprz?t dla profesjonalistów, który ma ca?kiem dobr?...

18 March 2015

V?i mong mu?n h??ng t?i ??i t??ng ng??i dùng máy tính xách tay là các doanh nhân tr?, hãng ?i?n t? ASUS ?ã ra m?t m?u máy tính xách tay 12? siêu m?ng ASUS PRO BU201LA v?i thi?t k? ??y... Read more…

3 February 2015

Dòng laptop doanh nhân AsusPro BU201LA n?i b?t v?i thi?t k? t?t và ch?t l??ng màn hình cao, tuy nhiên máy l?i có th?i l??ng dùng pin h?i th?p, nóng khi ch?i game và v? ngoài d? bám b?n...

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Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers bu201l, bu201la, asus ddr3, asus ddr3l, asus i54210, asus i54210u, bu201ladt019, bu201ladt055, bu201ladt019g, bu201ladt055g, asus bu201ladt055, asus bu201ladt055g
Barcodes 04716659964148, 04716659983477

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