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Asus UX301LA 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 8GB 128GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.6GHz 8GB Jan 2014
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12 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Good Brand

We checked 3,179 expert and user reviews for Asus portable PCs and found that on average Asus has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Asus has good ratings specifically for its medium processor cores notebook PCs.

Fairly Big Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the UX301LA has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the UX301LA. The internal memorys of portable PCs of a similar age and type to the UX301LA range from 1GB to 16GB.

If this portable PC internal memory is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the Fujitsu Lifebook U904[plb_2254413_price] (10GB) which also has a higher rating.

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SSD Storage Media

The UX301LA has an SSD storage media which is better than the HDD storage media found on most laptops of this type and age. 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 across all laptops of this spec and age.

An HDD storage media is the worst storage medium amongst comparable types of laptop.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The Asus UX301LA 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 portable PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best display resolution across all medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the UX301LA.

The worst display resolution across similar types of portable PC is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Has a Front Camera

The Asus UX301LA has a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the UX301LA also have a front camera.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on laptops of this age and type.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Asus UX301LA has a touchscreen. Most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago do not have a touchscreen.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

The UX301LA is a six number of battery cells portable PC. Most of the other laptops of this age and spec have between one and eight number of battery cellss.

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Light

The UX301LA is one of the lighter notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the UX301LA (only 1.4 kilograms) amongst notebook PCs of this age. The weights of similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 300g to 3.8kg.

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11 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the UX301LA has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencys amongst laptops of this age. The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of notebook PCs of this spec and age is 200MHz and the fastest is 650MHz.

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

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of only 1,000 megahertz, the Asus UX301LA has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the UX301LA have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of between 660MHz and 1,300MHz.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

Portable PCs of this age and type have total storage capacitys of between 1GB and 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 510GB. With a total storage capacity of only 128 gigabytes, the Asus UX301LA has a fairly small total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the UX301LA.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

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

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of only 13.3 inches, the Asus UX301LA has one of the smaller display diagonals amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The average display diagonal of similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the UX301LA is 15", and the display diagonals range from 10" to 18".

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

The average processor frequency of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the UX301LA is 2.1GHz, and the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz. The UX301LA has a quite slow processor frequency (only 1.6 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Only SonicMaster Audio System

This laptop audio system, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The UX301LA has one of the smaller maximum internal memorys (only 8 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The maximum internal memorys of laptops of a similar spec and age to the UX301LA range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB.

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Only 128 Solid-State Drive Capacitys

Most notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the UX301LA have between 8 and 999 solid-state drive capacitys, including the Asus UX301LA which has 128 solid-state drive capacitys.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

The average processor boost frequency of notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the UX301LA is 3GHz. The Asus UX301LA has one of the slower processor boost frequencys (only 2.6 gigahertz) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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1 Other reason to consider the Asus UX301LA

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this medium processor cores notebook PC was released.

Specification

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Storage Media
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Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Interface
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Display
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Touchscreen
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LED Backlight
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Graphics
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Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
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Optical Drive
LightScribe
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Camera
Front Camera
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4G
Bluetooth Version
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3G
Bluetooth
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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® 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
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Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI
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Intel® Secure Key
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Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
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Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
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Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
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Expert Reviews

(65)
2 July 2014

Apple's MacBook Air has been the top dog among super-light laptops for years now, but Asus' Zenbook line has been a solid alternative for those who want sleek styling with Windows OS. If you're... Read more…

17 June 2014

The Asus Zenbook UX301LA is a flagship machine in every sense of the word. As far as ultrabooks go it's one of the lightest, smallest, best-designed laptops we've seen yet. Its body may be a...

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4 June 2014

I'm slightly underwhelmed by the blandness of the Asus Zenbook UX301LA. There's nothing to really hate about it, but nothing to truly love either. Anyone who buys one wont find any real faults...

I'm slightly underwhelmed by the blandness of the Asus Zenbook UX301LA. There's nothing to really hate about it, but nothing to truly love either. Anyone who buys one wont find any real faults...

5 May 2014

After using the Asus UX301LA for a while, it leaves us with no major complaints, it works excellently as a portable computer and is unlikely to cause any problems.But it equally lacks a single...

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User Reviews

(42)
Reviewed 6 March 2015 by Djinn
Djinn would recommend the Asus Zenbook UX301LA (Verified Purchase)

Looks great, its light and portable, feels nice in hands, back lit keyboard, and the touch display is excellent. Performance is what you would expect from an i5, 8GB system. However, that's about... Read more…

Reviewed 31 August 2014 by Ulysses4
Ulysses4 would recommend the Asus Zenbook UX301LA (Verified Purchase)

Still early in the process of getting used to my new laptop-but the initial fears are gone. Despite some reviews elsewhere to the contrary, the build quality is excellent. The lightweight and... Read more…

Reviewed 17 May 2014 by Razelle U.
(Verified Purchase)

This is the perfect Windows computer. It is drop dead beautiful and super high quality. So much detail and attention has gone into this product. The all glass back (while it does have lots of... Read more…

Reviewed 16 December 2013 by James S.

The intrinsic value of this TV, it's performance vs price, etc. are all moot points as this review is addressing the dubious practice of intentionally mislabeling a product in an attempt to fool... Read more…

Reviewed 26 February 2014 by Nicholas F.

Got a great deal on an open box from Newegg, but this laptop is easily worth the full price...

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers asus ux301, asus i55200, asus ux301l, ux301lac4003, asus ux301la, asus i55200u, ux301lac4003h, asus ux301lade176, asus ux301lade176t
Barcodes 04712900117851, 04712900219449, 04716659572718

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