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Asus BU201LA

Asus BU201LA 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 12.5" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB Nov 2014
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Three Industry Awards

This notebook PC received a "Recommended" from both Keddr.com and Pclab.pl, both of which decided that this portable PC was good.

Ua.gecid.com gave this notebook PC an "Award for Quality".

Expert Reviews Are Good

Twelve experts from sites including notebookcheck.net, notebookcheck.biz, digitalone.com.sg and notebookcheck.it have rated this laptop on average 84 out of 100. That puts this notebook PC in the top 6% of all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

Robust

A few Asus BU201LA owners concluded that the Asus BU201LA was strong and durable. Expert review site Yugatech.com wrote in January last year “With a tough competition against the popular ThinkPad laptops from Lenovo” in their review. Yugatech.com also mentioned “Carried around yet it's also sturdy and built tough for everyday wear”.

One Asus BU201LA reviewer mentioned in their reviews that the product was well made. Expert review site Digitalone.com.sg said “The company is starting to make inroads into this segment with solid models”.

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Acceptable Noise Level

One person wrote in their reviews that it was quiet. Two years ago Notebookcheck.net mentioned in their review of this laptop “Usually works quietly”.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantitys

The BU201LA is a three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity notebook PC.

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Asus Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

Medium processor cores notebook PCs manufactured by Asus have good ratings on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all portable PCs (not just medium processor cores notebook PCs) and found that Asus also has good ratings across its entire range.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Asus BU201LA supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it. This Asus notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst comparable types of portable PC.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The BU201LA 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.

This laptop's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best display resolution across all medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the BU201LA.

A 1024 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution amongst similar types of laptop.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago, the Asus BU201LA has a front camera.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

The Asus BU201LA is a three USB 3.0 port notebook PC.

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Light

The lightest notebook PC of a comparable age and type to the BU201LA is 300g heavy, the heaviest is 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.1kg. The BU201LA is very light (only 1.3 kilograms) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

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11 Reasons Against

Quite Small Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of only 12.5 inches, the BU201LA has one of the smaller display diagonals amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. The average display diagonal of portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the BU201LA is 15".

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 12.5" notebook PCs currently available including the Lenovo X220 which has better reviews.

If this portable PC display diagonal is too small for you then you might want to consider the HP 8440p (14") which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years, the BU201LA does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.

If the storage medium of this notebook PC is not good enough for you then you might want to look at the DELL Latitude 14 7404 (SSD) which is also higher rated.

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Only Two Number of Battery Cellss

The BU201LA is a two number of battery cells portable PC. Most of the other portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago have between one and eight number of battery cellss.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

Across all the notebook PCs of this type and age the battery capacity (Watt hours)s range from 5Wh to 100Wh, and the average battery capacity (Watt hours) is 49Wh. The BU201LA has a fairly small battery capacity (Watt hours) (only 32 watt-hours) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the BU201LA.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on portable PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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Only SonicMaster Audio System

This portable PC audio system, which is the most commonly found audio system on laptops of this age and type.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the BU201LA do not have a touchscreen. The Asus BU201LA is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

We compared all the other laptops which also have a touchscreen to this notebook PC and we think the DELL Latitude 14 7404 is also worth considering.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

The processor boost frequencys of laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the BU201LA range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 3GHz. The BU201LA has a fairly slow processor boost frequency (only 2.7 gigahertz) compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

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Only Windows 7 Professional Optional Operating System Supplied

The BU201LA has a Windows 7 Professional optional operating system supplied which is better than the Windows 8 optional operating system supplied found on most medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

A Windows 7 Professional optional operating system supplied is actually the worst optional operating system across all notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the BU201LA.

A Windows 8.1 Pro optional operating system supplied is the best optional operating system amongst similar types of laptop.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported bluetooth version on notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Asus BU201LA

Released Over Two Years Ago

Asus released the BU201LA over two years ago.

Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the BU201LA has a fairly standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the BU201LA.

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Average Battery Life (max)

At 7 hours, the BU201LA has a fairly standard battery life (max) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.

If this portable PC battery life (max) is not long enough for you then you might also want to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad X240 (8.7h and higher rated).

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the BU201LA has a relatively average internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Average Processor Frequency

At 1.7 gigahertz, the BU201LA has a fairly typical processor frequency compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

If you want a faster processor frequency then you might also want to consider the HP 8440p (2.4GHz and higher rated).

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
Colour of Product
Product Type
Intel Segment Tagging
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
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)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
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
4G Standard
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
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
Number of SATA III Connectors
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Spill Resistant Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Optional Operating System Supplied
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
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 Life (max)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Battery Capacity
Number of Battery Cells
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
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Certificates
Certification
RoHS Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

3 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(19)
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...

Pclab.pl

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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+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers bu201l, bu201la, asus bu201, asus dt036, asus dt036g, asus bu201l, bu201ladt036, asus bu201la, bu201ladt021, bu201ladt021h, bu201ladt036g
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