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Asus S400CA Intel Core I3-2xxx 1.4GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 14" Laptop

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Intel Core I3-2xxx 1.4GHz 4GB 500GB May 2013
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4 Reasons For

Good Brand

We checked the reviews from experts and users of hundreds of notebook PCs to determine an average rating for each notebook PC manufacturer. On average portable PCs from Asus have good reviews from experts and owners.

Has a Front Camera

The Asus S400CA has a front camera, which is unusual. Most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the S400CA do not have a front camera.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Asus S400CA has a touchscreen. Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the S400CA do not have a touchscreen.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

The Asus S400CA has an 802.11n wi-Fi standards which is better than most portable PCs of a similar type and age to it. Most laptops of a comparable spec and age to it have an 802.11b wi-Fi standards. In addition, this notebook PC has an 802.11g wi-Fi standards.

This laptop's Wi-Fi standard (802.11n) is actually the best Wi-Fi standard amongst all laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the S400CA.

An 802.11a wi-Fi standards is the worst Wi-Fi standard amongst comparable types of laptop.

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3 Reasons Against

Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity

The Asus S400CA is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity laptop.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Asus S400CA does not have a full-size keyboard, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

Laptops of this age and spec have processor frequencys of between 0.8GHz and 3.1GHz. At only 1.4 gigahertz, the Asus S400CA has a quite slow processor frequency compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the S400CA.

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8 Other reasons to consider the Asus S400CA

Released Over Three Years Ago

This portable PC has been on the market for over three years.

Intel Core I3-2xxx Processor Family

The Asus S400CA has an Intel Core i3-2xxx processor family which is better than most comparable spec portable PCs that came out more than two years ago. Most comparable spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as it have an AMD E processor family.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Asus S400CA has a relatively standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for a similar time to the S400CA.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Asus S400CA has a relatively typical internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 14 inches, the Asus S400CA has a pretty average display diagonal compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

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1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many portable PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 1.8 kilograms, the Asus S400CA has a relatively average weight compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the S400CA.

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HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as 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.

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Specification

Design
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Processor
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Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Model
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
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
Touch Technology
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G WiMAX
Cabling Technology
Data Network
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Layout
Software
Operating System Installed
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® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Battery
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width

6 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(45)
7 August 2013

Easily mistaken for a boring run-of-the-mill laptop, the ASUS VivoBook is an affordable option with a range of extra features. For a start, it has a touchscreen, is only 2cm thick, has a large... Read more…

29 July 2013

Like its bigger screen sibling, the more affordable S400CA walks the same path of very good build quality and fairly good performance. The touchscreen has added a bit of bulk to the entire...

17 July 2013

The ASUS S400CA is a very good performer in all regular computing tasks, thanks to its Core i7 CPU with sufficient RAM and hybrid drive system. However, its display quality is nothing to write...

8 May 2013

Great if you need a lightweight touchscreen ultraportable laptop, but a little underpowered for the money...

24 February 2013

The ASUS VivoBook S400C offers plenty of value for money, especially if you can find it for just over $800. It has a strong CPU, good storage, a decent touchscreen and keyboard and a good range of...

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User Reviews

(138)
Reviewed 7 February 2013 by Ryan9999
Ryan9999 would recommend the Asus VivoBook S400CA

I read a lot of reviews about ASUS laptops before this purchase and my biggest concern was in a lot of those reviews, people complained about wireless issues. Being an IT professional, I wasn't... Read more…

Reviewed 4 March 2013 by Anonymous

Be warned. I'm not the one to give bad reviews, but I felt compelled to do so with this one. The laptop was great out of the box, a clean stylish look with a quality build. The keyboard is one of... Read more…

Reviewed 3 November 2013 by Patrick R.
(Verified Purchase)

If you are considering this, BUY IT ALREADY, and opportunity like this is rare where price, performance and quality merge into a great Windows 8 experience - This is spotlights Windows 8 and was... Read more…

Reviewed 18 February 2013 by Computerbrain11
Computerbrain11 would recommend the Asus VivoBook S400CA

I've got to say as I'm writing this review I am not a satisfied customer but my faults with it could just be with my particular PC. I guess I'll start with the good. The build quality is... Read more…

Reviewed 24 May 2015 by Jason W.
(Verified Purchase)

Great boot/app drive. Highly recommend the asrock z97 extreme6/ac motherboard if you want two m.2 drives and want to boot to them in Windows. Tip on install make sure you copy win8.1 to a USB so... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

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