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The highest display resolution of the Asus UX31LA is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.
A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution amongst all medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the UX31LA.
A 1366 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution amongst similar types of notebook PC.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The Asus UX31LA supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most notebook PCs of this spec and age. This Asus laptop supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most medium processor core laptops that have been available for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed.
This notebook PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the UX31LA.
The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across comparable types of notebook PC is 133MHz.
Fairly Big Internal Memory
The internal memory of the Asus UX31LA of 8 gigabytes is one of the biggest amongst laptops of this type and age. The smallest internal memory of notebook PCs of this type and age is 1GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.1GB.
SSD Storage Medium
The Asus UX31LA has a better storage medium than most laptops of this spec and age. This Asus portable PC has an SSD storage medium, whereas most notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it have an HDD storage medium. 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 portable PCs of this spec and age.
Amongst comparable types of notebook PC the worst storage medium is HDD.
Portable PCs with a better storage medium that might also be worth looking at include the DELL XPS 13 ($1,652.41) (SSD).
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 laptops of this spec and age.
Has a Front Camera
The Asus UX31LA has a front camera, as do most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age.
+8 More reasons for
64-Bit Operating System Architecture
This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on medium processor core laptops that have been available for more than two years.
Has a Touch Sensitive Screen
The Asus UX31LA has a touch sensitive screen, unlike most of the other similar spec portable PCs that came out more than two years ago which do not have a touch sensitive screen.
256 Solid-State Drive Capacity
The Asus UX31LA is a 256 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity laptop.
Six Battery Cells
Most notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the UX31LA have between two and eight battery cells, including the Asus UX31LA which has six battery cells.
Fairly Big Battery Capacity
The average battery capacity of notebook PCs of this age and spec is 3,700mAh, and the battery capacities range from 3mAh to 30,000mAh. At 4,560 milliamperes * hour, the Asus UX31LA has a quite big battery capacity compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the UX31LA.
The average weight of similar spec notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago is 2.1kg, and the weights range from 300g to 3.8kg. At only 1.4 kilograms, the Asus UX31LA is fairly light compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the UX31LA.
With a width of only 325 millimeters, the Asus UX31LA is quite narrow compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that came out around the same time as the UX31LA. The narrowest portable PC of a similar age and spec to the UX31LA is 28mm wide, the widest is 430mm, and the average width is 360mm.
10 Reasons Against
Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
The Asus UX31LA has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency (only 200 megahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years. The on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of medium processor core laptops that are a comparable age to the UX31LA range from 200MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 380MHz.
Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
The smallest maximum internal memory supported by processor of portable PCs of this spec and age is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB. With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of only 16 gigabytes, the Asus UX31LA has one of the smaller maximum internal memory supported by processors amongst medium processor core laptops of this age.
Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard
The Asus UX31LA does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the UX31LA which have a full-size keyboard.
Quite Small Screen Size
The Asus UX31LA has one of the smaller screen sizes (only 13.3 inches) amongst medium processor core laptops of this age. Similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the UX31LA have screen sizes of between 10" and 18", and the average screen size is 15".
+7 More reasons against
Quite Small Total Storage Capacity
The average total storage capacity of laptops that are a similar age to the UX31LA is 500GB, and the total storage capacity range from 1GB to 1.5TB. The Asus UX31LA has a fairly small total storage capacity (only 256 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the UX31LA.
Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed
The slowest processor clock speed of laptops that have been around for around the same time as the UX31LA is 0.8GHz, the fastest is 3.1GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.1GHz. At only 1.6 gigahertz, the Asus UX31LA has a quite slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.
Only SonicMaster Audio System
This portable PC audio system, which is the most commonly found audio system on medium processor core laptops that came out around the same time as it.
Very Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency
The maximum turbo frequencies of portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the UX31LA range from 1.3GHz to 3,300GHz. With a maximum turbo frequency of only 2.6 gigahertz, the Asus UX31LA has a quite slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the UX31LA.
Only 802.11a WiFi Standard
The Asus UX31LA has a better Wi-Fi standard than most laptops that have been on the market for more than two years. This portable PC has an 802.11a WiFi standard, whereas most comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have an 802.11n WiFi standard.
An 802.11a WiFi standard is actually the worst Wi-Fi standard amongst all portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the UX31LA.
Amongst similar types of notebook PC the best Wi-Fi standard is 802.11n.
Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many laptops of this spec and age.
2 Other reasons to consider the Asus UX31LA
Released Over Three Years Ago
This notebook PC was released over three years ago.
Average Battery Life
At 8 hours, the Asus UX31LA has a relatively standard battery life compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.
Grey, Stainless steel
Intel Core i5, Intel Core i5-4xxx
Processor Clock Speed
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
333, 1333, 133, 1600
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configuration
Processor Cache Type
Smart Cache, L3
Maximum Internal Memory
2 x 4
Memory Clock Speed
Total Storage Capacity
Memory Stick (MS), MMC+, MS Duo, SD, MS PRO, SD, SD, SDHC, SD, SDXC
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
1920 x 1080
Touch Sensitive Screen
Full HD, HD
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4400
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Bang & Olufsen
Ethernet LAN Connection
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
Micro HDMI Port
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
USB 3.0 Port
SATA III Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Windows 8, Windows 8 Pro
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
AVX, AVX 2.0
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery Cell Count
Lithium Polymer (LiPo), Lithium, Polymer
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240
AC Adapter Frequency
50, 60, 50/60
AC Adapter Power
Weight & Dimensions
Height At Front
Height At Rear
AC Adapter Included
UL, MIC, CE Marking Compliance, FCC Compliance, BSMI, Australia C-TICK / NZ A-Tick Compliance, CCC, GOST-R, CB, EU Flower, IDA
Energy Star Certified
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video