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Asus UX303LA 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB 128GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

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9 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many laptops of this spec and age.

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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 portable PC. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the UX303LA have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Asus Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

We checked 3,179 owner and expert reviews for Asus laptops and found that on average Asus has good reviews. We also found that Asus has good reviews specifically for its medium processor cores notebook PCs.

SSD Storage Media

The Asus UX303LA has an SSD storage media which is better than most laptops of a comparable age and spec to it. Most portable PCs 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 portable PC's storage medium (SSD) is in fact the best storage medium across all notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the UX303LA.

An HDD storage media is the worst storage medium across similar types of portable PC.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the UX303LA is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels laptop, which is the most common display resolution.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is in fact the best display resolution across all portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the UX303LA.

Across similar types of portable PC the worst display resolution is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Has a Front Camera

The UX303LA has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Has a Touchscreen

Unlike most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the UX303LA which do not have a touchscreen, the UX303LA has a touchscreen.

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Very Light

The lightest medium processor cores notebook PC that has been available for a similar time to the UX303LA is 940g heavy, the heaviest is 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg. The UX303LA is one of the lighter portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the UX303LA (only 1.5 kilograms) amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age.

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5 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 medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Asus UX303LA does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the UX303LA which have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

Across all the laptops that have been available for around the same time as the UX303LA the total storage capacitys range from 32GB to 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 550GB. The total storage capacity of the UX303LA of only 128 gigabytes is one of the smallest amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the UX303LA.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 128GB total storage capacity notebook PCs currently available including the LG 13Z940-GT58K[plb_2362386_price] which has better reviews.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of laptops that have been around for around the same time as the UX303LA range from 10" to 18". With a display diagonal of only 13.3 inches, the Asus UX303LA has a quite small display diagonal compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

Alternative 13.3" laptops currently available which you might want to look at include the LG 13Z940-GT58K[plb_2362386_price], or the HP Stream 13[plb_2499796_price] which has better reviews.

If you want a bigger display diagonal then you might also want to look at the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_3818141_price] (14" and higher rated).

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable age and spec to it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Asus UX303LA

Released Over a Year Ago

This portable PC was released over a year ago.

Average Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2.2 gigahertz, the Asus UX303LA has a pretty average processor frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the UX303LA.

If this Asus laptop processor frequency is not fast enough for you then you might want to consider the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_3818141_price] (2.3GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the UX303LA has a pretty average internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the UX303LA.

If you want a notebook PC with a bigger internal memory then you might also want to look at the Lenovo T450s[plb_3046986_price] (12GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
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Processor Frequency
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Processor Cache
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Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
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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
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
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 Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
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
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 (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® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
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
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Intel® OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
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 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
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
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Battery
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Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
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AC Adapter Power
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Certificates
Certification
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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Expert Reviews

(20)
11 December 2015

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

Expert Reviews

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

From low-cost Chromebooks to high-end hybrids, and the explosion of diverse, different-shaped Windows devices, there's a dizzying amount of choice out there for anyone looking to replace their... Read more…

This laptop is just good.Screen ? Very nice MATTE (yes! No more annoying glare!) screen. 1080p, so not the ridiculous battery draining pointless for a 13-inch laptop 1440p screen you can get at... Read more…

24 April 2015

The first outing for Intel's Broadwell chips hits a high note, with great stamina and a reasonable price...

15 April 2015

The Asus Zenbook UX303LA-R4342H, courtesy of cyberport. The Asus Zenbook UX303LA-R4342H is a compact and mobile 13.3-inch subnotebook. For all intents and purposes, we could just reiterate our...

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 6 November 2012 by Edward h.

I mainly wrote this review to point people in the right direction as far as migrating to their new drive goes. You can download Macrium Reflect from file hippo or the macrium website for free. I... Read more…

Reviewed 3 March 2013 by Joseph L.
(Verified Purchase)

Make sure your drive settings in your BIOS are set to AHCI. It has to be set to AHCI to take advantage of the higher speeds. Also make sure your motherboard has SATA 6.0 and make sure it is... Read more…

Reviewed 5 August 2013 by Scott W.
(Verified Purchase)

I had purchased a OCZ Vertex 3 VTX3-25SAT3-60G refurbished drive. It was working ok but was only 60 gig and I wanted a new drive that was larger. I decided to get the Samsung 840, 128 gig. After 2... Read more…

Reviewed 27 November 2012 by Jim F.
(Verified Purchase)

This drive was purchased for use as the primary drive in an older IBM ThinkPad that has a removable second drive bay. To backup that laptop, we routinely use Acronis True Image Home to clone the... Read more…

Reviewed 10 May 2013 by Alan L.
(Verified Purchase)

There seems to be a lot of fear regarding the lifespan of the TLC flash chips, but several review sites have torture tested these drives and came up with an estimated lifespan of close to 20 years... Read more…

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Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers asus ux303, ux303lads51, asus ux303l, ux303lar4303, ux303laro340, ux303lads51t, asus ux303la, ux303lar4303h, ux303laro340h
Barcodes 00886227976331, 04053162792517, 04712900027839, 04712900046601, 04716659986010

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