ASUS UX301 13-Inch Laptop

Update - 2016.06.18

Asus Ux301 is an ultrabook of Asus powered by Intel Core i7-4558U and 8 GB Ram given in this device. When we talk about ultrabooks that there are some factors that we need to understand first is its processor than its weight last but not the least it’s graphic performance. We need to see these factors while selecting any ultrabook. Asus try to make such a ultrabooks that affordable and gives better performance with low cost. That’s why I like Asus due to its specifications at low cost. You can buy this device from Amazon at a price tag around $1599. I think this is quite expensive when we compare it with its competitors. Before going into the details of this device, we need to understand pros and cons of this device.

Now first we look towards the design of this laptop.

Design

Tthe design of this notebook gorgeous concentric circle design likes its previous generation Zen book design. That looks great and create high impact. The weight of this device around 2.9 pounds which is very less within its segment of the laptop and Asus make great thing because like weight laptops are famous nowadays. Dimensions of this laptop is 12.8 x 8.8 x 0.6-inches.

Display

After design now we are going to talk about the display of this laptop, This laptop comes with 13 inch Quad HD IPS display which looks attractive. This display gives resolution 2560 x 1440 WQHD. The touch screen also provided by the company in this laptop. The screen of this device covered with Gorilla Glass to avoid damage to the screen.

Performance (Processor, RAM, Graphics Card)

ASUS Zenbook UX301 comes with  2.8-GHz Intel Core i7-4558U processor and 8 GB of ram.In this device company does not put graphics processor and graphics card. That is embarrassing for us because for playing games and doing graphics intensive work is quite difficult on this laptop. I don’t know why the company does not put graphics processor within this laptop. Graphics handle by the inbuilt GPU of Intel processors.

Memory

This Asus laptop is coming with 128 GB solid state drive. Due to solid state drive company try to improve the performance of the laptop. Due to this decrease the weight of the laptop. And the company also provides to increase the memory of this device.according to your use. I think this memory is not sufficient for our use.

Connectivity

For connectivity company gives various features. Sd card reader, display port, USB3.0 are present on the left side of the laptop. Another USB 3.0 port, a mini-HMDI, and the jacks for headphones and power set are present on the right side of the laptop.

Operating system

This device is running on Windows 8.1 with touch screen user interface. I think this operating system is now old. The company wants to put Windows 10 because it is very important.Final word

Final words

ASUS Zenbook UX301 are coming with gorilla glass, quad HD display, Good battery backup for these features you can buy this laptop. The price of this device is around $1500. I think this is more expensive. Now the decision is your that you want to buy this laptop or not.

Following are the detail specification of the laptop

Brand NameAsus
SeriesZenbook
Item model numberUX301LA-DH71T
Hardware PlatformPC
Operating SystemWindows 8.1
Item Weight2.6 pounds
Product Dimensions12.8 x 8.6 x 0.6 inches
Item Dimensions L x W x H12.8 x 8.6 x 0.6 inches
ColorBlue
Processor BrandIntel Core I7
Processor Count2
Computer Memory TypeDDR3 SDRAM
Flash Memory Size256
Hard Drive InterfaceSolid State
Optical Drive TypeNo
Audio-out Ports (#)1
Battery TypePolymer
Batteries1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
Screen Size13.3 inches
Screen Resolution2560 x 1440
Max Screen Resolution2560 x 1440 pixels
Processor2.8 GHz Core i7-4558U
RAM8 GB DDR3L SDRAM
Memory Speed1600 MHz
Hard Drive256 GB flash_memory_solid_state
Graphics CoprocessorIntel Iris Graphics 5100
Wireless Type802.11 A/C
Number of USB 3.0 Ports2
Average Battery Life (in hours)8 hours
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