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Asus UX301LA 2 Core Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.4GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.4GHz 8GB Apr 2015
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11 Reasons For

Asus Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

On average Asus medium processor cores portable PCs have good ratings compared to other manufacturers as do all portable PCs built by Asus.

Quite Fast Processor Frequency

The UX301LA has a quite fast processor frequency (2.4 gigahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the UX301LA. Across all the medium processor cores portable PCs that are a comparable age to the UX301LA the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3GHz.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The Asus UX301LA has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

This portable PC's processor family (Intel Core i7) is in fact the best processor family amongst all medium processor cores portable PCs that came out more than a year ago.

An AMD E processor family is the worst processor family across comparable types of portable PC.

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SSD Storage Media

The Asus UX301LA has an SSD storage media which is better than most notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to it. Most medium processor cores portable PCs that were released one year ago 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 similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the UX301LA.

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

We compared all the other notebook PCs that have an SSD storage media to this notebook PC and we think because of it's better review score, the DELL Latitude 12 E7250 is also worth considering.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were released around the same time as the UX301LA, the UX301LA has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The UX301LA has a front camera, as do most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the UX301LA.

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Has a Touchscreen

The UX301LA has a touchscreen, unlike most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago which do not have a touchscreen.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

Most portable PCs that came out more than a year ago have between two and eight number of battery cellss, including the Asus UX301LA which has six number of battery cellss.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

The UX301LA has a fairly big processor cache (4 megabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age. Across all the comparable spec notebook PCs that were released one year ago the processor caches range from 1MB to 6MB.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity

With a battery capacity of 4,560 milliamperes * hour, the UX301LA has a quite big battery capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the UX301LA. Across all the medium processor cores portable PCs that were released one year ago the battery capacitys range from 38mAh to 8,700mAh.

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Light

The average weight of medium processor cores portable PCs that are a comparable age to the UX301LA is 2kg. When compared to other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the UX301LA, the UX301LA's weight of only 1.2 kilograms is one of the lightest.

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6 Reasons Against

Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This laptop has a 11.2 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many laptops of this age and spec.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of only 13.3 inches, the UX301LA has a fairly small display diagonal compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the UX301LA. The average display diagonal of notebook PCs that were released one year ago is 15", and the display diagonals range from 11" to 18".

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The total storage capacitys of portable PCs of this spec and age range from 32GB to 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 550GB. At only 256 gigabytes, the UX301LA has a quite small total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the UX301LA.

If you would prefer a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to look at the Lenovo B50-45 (320GB) which is also higher rated.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The UX301LA has a fairly small maximum internal memory (only 8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for more than a year. The average maximum internal memory of medium processor cores portable PCs that are a similar age to the UX301LA is 13GB.

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Only 802.11a Wi-Fi Standards

The Asus UX301LA has an 802.11a wi-Fi standards which is better than the 802.11n wi-Fi standards found on most laptops of this age and spec. Across all medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the UX301LA the Wi-Fi standard ranges from IEEE 802.11a (worst) to 802.11n (best).

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported bluetooth version on notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Asus UX301LA

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Asus released the UX301LA.

Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the UX301LA has a relatively average internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the UX301LA.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free 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)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
Aspect Ratio
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 Base Frequency
On-Board 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
Ports & Interfaces
Micro HDMI Ports Quantity
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
DVI Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
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® 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)
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)
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Intel® OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
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 Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
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
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Input Voltage
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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Expert Reviews

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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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