On average Asus medium processor cores notebook PCs have good reviews compared to other brands as do all laptops produced by Asus.
SSD Storage Media
The UX305FA has a better storage medium than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago. This Asus laptop has an SSD storage media, whereas most portable PCs that are a similar age to 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.
An SSD storage media is actually the best storage medium across all similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.
The worst storage medium across comparable types of laptop is HDD.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
The UX305FA has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels portable PC, which is the most frequently found display resolution.
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 more than a year.
A 1024 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution amongst comparable types of portable PC.
Has a Front Camera
The UX305FA has a front camera. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago also have a front camera.
802.11n Wi-Fi Standards
This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and type.
256 Solid-State Drive Capacitys
The Asus UX305FA is a 256 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity notebook PC.
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Fairly Big Processor Cache
Across all the portable PCs that came out more than a year ago the processor caches range from 1MB to 6MB, and the average processor cache is 3.1MB. With a processor cache of 4 megabytes, the UX305FA has one of the bigger processor caches amongst laptops of this age.
AC Cables Included
This laptop has an AC cables included, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it.
When compared to other similar spec portable PCs that have been around for more than a year that we have assessed, the Asus UX305FA's weight of only 1.2 kilograms is one of the lightest. The average weight of comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the UX305FA is 2kg.
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Quite Slow Processor Frequency
Notebook PCs of this type and age have processor frequencys of between 0.8GHz and 3GHz. When compared to other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the UX305FA that we have checked the processor frequency of, the UX305FA's processor frequency of only 0.8 gigahertz is one of the slowest.
Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard
The Asus UX305FA does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the UX305FA.
Quite Small Display Diagonal
The average display diagonal of laptops of a comparable age and type to the UX305FA is 15", and the display diagonals range from 10" to 18". With a display diagonal of only 13.3 inches, the UX305FA has a fairly small display diagonal compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the UX305FA.
If this portable PC display diagonal is too small for you then you might want to look at the Lenovo X1 Carbon (14") which is also higher rated.
Only Intel Core M Processor Family
The UX305FA has an Intel Core M processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family found on most notebook PCs of this age and spec. Portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the UX305FA processor familys range from AMD E to Intel Core i7-4xxx.
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Does Not Have a Touchscreen
Like most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the UX305FA, the Asus UX305FA does not have a touchscreen.
Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory
The UX305FA has a fairly small maximum internal memory (only 8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the UX305FA have maximum internal memorys of between 2GB and 32GB.
Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency
Laptops of this age and type have processor boost frequencys of between 2GHz and 3.7GHz. The processor boost frequency of the UX305FA of only 2 gigahertz is one of the slowest amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the UX305FA.
Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.
3 Other reasons to consider the Asus UX305FA
Released Over Two Years Ago
This Asus laptop has been on the market for over two years.
Average Internal Memory
With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the Asus UX305FA has a fairly typical internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the UX305FA.
If you are looking for a notebook PC with a bigger internal memory then you might also want to look at the Lenovo T450s (12GB) which is also higher rated.
Average Total Storage Capacity
The UX305FA has a pretty typical total storage capacity (256 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.
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Colour of Product
Intel Core M
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Cache Type
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Total Storage Capacity
Compatible Memory Cards
SD, SD, SDXC
Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Interface
Serial ATA, Serial ATA II
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
1920 x 1080
Full HD, HD
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 5300, Intel HD Graphics 530
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