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Asus UX303LA 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB 128GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

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13 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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

The Asus UX303LA is a three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity notebook PC. Most of the other laptops of this type and age have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Good Brand

Based on 3,179 owner and expert reviews, Asus has good reviews for its laptops. Asus also has good reviews specifically for its medium processor cores notebook PCs compared to other manufacturers.

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The UX303LA supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most comparable spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as it. This Asus laptop supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all laptops of a comparable type and age to the UX303LA.

Across similar types of notebook PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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SSD Storage Media

The Asus UX303LA has a better storage medium than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to it. This portable PC has an SSD storage media, whereas most laptops that were launched 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 actually the best storage medium amongst all comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the UX303LA.

The worst storage medium amongst comparable types of notebook PC is HDD.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on notebook PCs of this age and type.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The UX303LA 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 notebook PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best display resolution amongst all medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

Amongst similar types of notebook PC the worst display resolution is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Has a Front Camera

The Asus UX303LA has a front camera, as do most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the UX303LA.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Has a Touchscreen

The UX303LA has a touchscreen. Most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the UX303LA do not have a touchscreen.

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

The UX303LA is a three USB 3.0 port laptop. Most of the other laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the UX303LA have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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Light

At only 1.5 kilograms, the UX303LA is quite light compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the UX303LA. The weights of laptops of this age and spec range from 300g to 3.8kg.

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8 Reasons Against

Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

The Asus UX303LA has a very small total storage capacity (only 128 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago. Laptops that are a similar age to the UX303LA have total storage capacitys of between 1GB and 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 510GB.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most laptops of this age and spec do not have a full-size keyboard. The Asus UX303LA is no exception to this as it too does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the UX303LA range from 10" to 18". The Asus UX303LA has a quite small display diagonal (only 13.3 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the UX303LA.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

The processor frequencys of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.1GHz. With a processor frequency of only 1.7 gigahertz, the UX303LA has a fairly slow processor frequency compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the UX303LA.

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Only SonicMaster Audio System

This portable PC audio system, which is the most commonly found audio system on portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Only Three Number of Battery Cellss

Most portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the UX303LA have between one and eight number of battery cellss, including the UX303LA which has three number of battery cellss.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

Medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the UX303LA have processor boost frequencys of between 1.3GHz and 3.7GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 3GHz. With a processor boost frequency of only 2.7 gigahertz, the Asus UX303LA has a fairly slow processor boost frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the UX303LA.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and type.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Asus UX303LA

Released Over Two Years Ago

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

Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Asus UX303LA has a fairly typical internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.

We compared all the other 4GB internal memory notebook PCs to this notebook PC and we think because of it's better review score, the Toshiba Satellite C50-A[plb_2138688_price] is also worth considering.

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Specification

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Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
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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
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
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
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
Speakers Manufacturer
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
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
DVI Port
HDMI 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
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
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
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 Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Certificates
Certification
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

5 Awards

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Expert Reviews

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11 December 2015

The Asus ZenBook UX303UA is a robust and fast ultra-portable with good battery life...

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Thin and gorgeous as ever, lovely full HD display, upgradeable internals, good port selection for a 13" Ultrabook
GT 840M dedicated graphics option on LN model is rare and tempting
Goodlooking metal design
Fast Core 7 processor
Good battery life
Trackpad surface is slick
The QHDdisplay option has murky yellows when running on battery power
Slightly thick and heavy
Poor screen quality
Competitors are longerlasting
15 July 2015

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24 April 2015

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15 April 2015

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers ux303l, ux303la, asus ux303, asus ux303l, ux303lar4192, ux303lac4167, ux303lar4245, ux303lar5119, asus ux303la, ux303lar4192h, ux303lac4167h, ux303lar4245h, ux303lar5119h
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