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Asus Zenbook UX305
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Asus Zenbook UX305 2 Core 0.8GHz 8GB 128GB Ssd 13.3" Laptop

2 0.8GHz 8GB 128GB Jul 2013
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Highlights - One of the slimmest and lightest 13.3 laptops in the world - Premium all-aluminium construction - Intel Core M processing delivers great performance without compromising battery life... More
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12 Reasons For

Asus Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

Asus has good average reviews for its medium processor cores notebook PCs as well as across its entire portable PC range.

SSD Storage Media

The Zenbook UX305 has an SSD storage media which is better than the HDD storage media found on most laptops that were released more than two years ago. 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 in fact the best storage medium across all medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

Across similar types of laptop the worst storage medium is HDD.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the Zenbook UX305 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.

This notebook PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best display resolution amongst all comparable spec laptops that have been available for more than two years.

The worst display resolution amongst comparable types of notebook PC is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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SSD Storage Medium

The Asus Zenbook UX305 has an SSD storage medium which is better than most portable PCs of this age and spec. Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have an HDD storage medium.

This portable PC's storage medium (SSD) is in fact the best storage medium across all medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

Across comparable types of portable PC the worst storage medium is HDD.

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Three Point Five Headphone Outputss

The Zenbook UX305 has more headphone outputss than most of the notebook PCs of this spec and age. Most of the laptops of this type and age only have between one and three headphone outputss, however this notebook PC has three point five headphone outputss.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Three ESATA/USB 3.0 Ports Quantitys

The Zenbook UX305 is a three eSATA/USB 3.0 ports quantity portable PC. Most of the other laptops of this age and type have between one and three eSATA/USB 3.0 ports quantitys.

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Three USB Ports

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Zenbook UX305 have between one and three USB ports, including the Asus Zenbook UX305 which has three USB ports.

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Zenbook UX305 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the Zenbook UX305 which has three USB 3.0 ports.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

The processor caches of similar spec notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago range from 0.51MB to 4MB. At 4 megabytes, the Asus Zenbook UX305 has a fairly big processor cache compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Zenbook UX305.

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3 USB Version

This portable PC has a 3 USB version, which is the most frequently found USB version on comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Light

The Asus Zenbook UX305 is very light (only 1.2 kilograms) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg.

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13 Reasons Against

Quite Slow Processor Frequency

The processor frequencys of portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Zenbook UX305 range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.1GHz. The Asus Zenbook UX305 has a very slow processor frequency (only 0.8 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Zenbook UX305.

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Does Not Have a Front Camera

The Asus Zenbook UX305 does not have a front camera, unlike most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of only 128 gigabytes, the Zenbook UX305's total storage capacity is one of the smallest amongst notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Zenbook UX305 the total storage capacitys range from 1GB to 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 510GB.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type, the Zenbook UX305 does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of only 13.3 inches, the Zenbook UX305 has a fairly small display diagonal compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Zenbook UX305. The smallest display diagonal of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Zenbook UX305 is 10", the biggest is 18", and the average display diagonal is 15".

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

The Asus Zenbook UX305 has one of the slowest processor clock speeds (only 800 megahertz) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The processor clock speeds of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Zenbook UX305 range from 800MHz to 3,100MHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2,100MHz.

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Only SonicMaster Audio System

This portable PC audio system, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Very Small Storage Capacity

The Asus Zenbook UX305 has a quite small storage capacity (only 128,000 megabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Zenbook UX305. The smallest storage capacity of portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Zenbook UX305 is 32GB, the biggest is 1TB, and the average storage capacity is 700GB.

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Only Three Number of Battery Cellss

The Zenbook UX305 is a three number of battery cells laptop.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal (metric)

The average display diagonal (metric) of laptops of this spec and age is 38cm. The Zenbook UX305 has a fairly small display diagonal (metric) (only 33.782 centimeters) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Zenbook UX305.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Zenbook UX305 does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Zenbook UX305 also do not have a touchscreen.

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Only 802.11a Wi-Fi Standards

The Zenbook UX305 has a better Wi-Fi standard than most comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it. This portable PC has an 802.11a wi-Fi standards, whereas most portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have an 802.11n wi-Fi standards. Across all laptops of this age and type the worst Wi-Fi standard is IEEE 802.11a and the best is 802.11n.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop 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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3 Other reasons to consider the Asus Zenbook UX305

Released Over Three Years Ago

Asus released the Zenbook UX305 over three years ago.

Average Internal Memory

The Zenbook UX305 has a relatively typical internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

We compared all the other 8GB internal memory laptops to this notebook PC and we think because of it's better review score, the Lenovo Z51[plb_2964604_price] is also worth considering.

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Average Battery Life (max)

At 7 hours, the Zenbook UX305 has a fairly standard battery life (max) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.

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Specification

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Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Frequency
Processor Technology
Processor Manufacturer
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
Processor Model
Processor Clock Speed
Memory
Internal Memory
Internal Memory Size
Hard Drive
Storage Medium
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Memory Card Slot(s)
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
Display Manufacturer
Graphics
Maximum Resolution
Optical Drive
CD-RW/DVD-ROM Interface
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Audio System Manufacturer
Built-In Microphone
Speakers Manufacturer
Number of Built-In Speakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Audio System
Camera
Built-In Camera
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Integrated Wireless LAN, Type of Network I/F Chip
Ports & Interfaces
Wireless Communication Version
USB Port
Headphone Connectivity
Headphone Outputs
HDMI Ports Quantity
ESATA/USB 3.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
Keyboard
Built-In Touchpad
Keyboard Type
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Architecture
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Number of Battery Cells (tablet)
Power
External Power Adapter
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Technical Details
Display Type
Wireless Features
Other Features
Ethernet Specifications
Supplied Battery
Wireless Standard
Number of Speakers
Display Technology
Storage Capacity
USB Version
Internal Memory
Audio Output
HDMI
Compatible Operating Systems
Display Diagonal (metric)
Ethernet Interface Type
Wireless Transmission
Dimensions (WxDxH)
Display Illumination
Wireless Technology
Display
Battery Type
Speakers
Weight
Type

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Product Identifiers

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