We checked 2,981 expert and owner reviews for Asus portable PCs and found that on average Asus has good reviews. We also found that Asus has good reviews specifically within its medium processor cores portable PCs range.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The UX301LA supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most notebook PCs of this age and type. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all medium processor cores portable PCs that were released around the same time as the UX301LA the worst memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz and the best is 1,866MHz.
SSD Storage Media
The Asus UX301LA has an SSD storage media which is better than most notebook PCs of this type and age. Most medium processor cores portable 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 notebook PC's storage medium (SSD) is in fact the best storage medium amongst all portable PCs of this spec and age.
An HDD storage media is the worst storage medium amongst similar types of notebook PC.
We compared this notebook PC to all the other laptops that have an SSD storage media and we think the DELL Latitude 12 E7250 which has better reviews is also worth considering.
Intel Core I5 Processor Family
This laptop has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
The highest display resolution of the Asus 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 actually the best display resolution across all laptops of this age and type.
Across similar types of portable PC the worst display resolution is 1024 x 768 pixels.
Has a Front Camera
The UX301LA has a front camera. Most of the other medium processor cores 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 portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many laptops of this age and spec.
Six Number of Battery Cellss
Most laptops that were released around the same time as the UX301LA have between two and eight number of battery cellss, including the Asus UX301LA which has six number of battery cellss.
Fairly Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Medium processor cores portable PCs that came out around the same time as the UX301LA have battery capacity (Watt hours)s of between 23Wh and 120Wh. The Asus UX301LA has a fairly big battery capacity (Watt hours) (50.6 watt-hours) compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the UX301LA.
With a weight of only 1.4 kilograms, the Asus UX301LA is fairly light compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec. Laptops of this age and spec have weights of between 940g and 3.8kg.
6 Reasons Against
Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
This notebook PC has a 11.2 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is the most commonly found on-board graphics adapter DirectX version on medium processor cores portable PCs that were released more than a year ago.
Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard
The UX301LA does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for more than a year.
Quite Small Display Diagonal
Across all the medium processor cores portable PCs that were released more than a year ago the display diagonals range from 11" to 18". The UX301LA has one of the smaller display diagonals (only 13.3 inches) amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age.
Very Small Total Storage Capacity
The Asus UX301LA has one of the smaller total storage capacitys (only 256 gigabytes) amongst portable PCs of this age. Across all the portable PCs of a similar type and age to the UX301LA the total storage capacitys range from 32GB to 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 550GB.
If this portable PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might also want to consider the Lenovo B50-45 (320GB and higher rated).
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Does Not Have a Touchscreen
The Asus UX301LA does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the UX301LA also do not have a touchscreen.
Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory
At only 8 gigabytes, the UX301LA has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the UX301LA. The maximum internal memorys of medium processor cores portable PCs that are a comparable age to the UX301LA range from 2GB to 32GB.
3 Other reasons to consider the Asus UX301LA
Released Over a Year Ago
Asus released the UX301LA over a year ago.
Average Processor Frequency
At 2.2 gigahertz, the UX301LA has a pretty standard processor frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the UX301LA.
Average Internal Memory
At 8 gigabytes, the UX301LA has a pretty typical internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the UX301LA.
We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 8GB internal memory portable PCs currently available including because of it's better review score, the Acer Aspire S7.
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