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Asus X205TA 4 Core Intel Atom 1.33GHz 2GB 32GB Flash 11.6" Laptop

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4 Intel Atom 1.33GHz 2GB Jan 2016
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ASUS EeeBook X205TA 11.6-inch Windows Laptop $139 Review - Compared to HP Stream 11 and Acer E 11
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16 Reasons For

Expert Reviews Are Average

The average expert rating of this notebook PC is 78% based on twenty-one expert reviews from sites including Expert Reviews, computershopper.com, Laptopmag.com and notebookcheck.net. The expert review sites don't rate this many processor core notebook PC that highly.

Good Owner Reviews

On average, based on 359 owner reviews this laptop has an overall owner rating of 84%. This means that owners think this Asus laptop is one of the very best many processor core portable PCs that were launched in the last 12 months.

Robust

A number of Asus X205TA reviewers who bought it concluded that it was well made. Expert website Laptopmag.com wrote in their review in November last year “A solid display and strong everyday computing that puts it a notch above other budget laptops” and rated this laptop 4 stars. Last year expert review site Techmagnifier.com wrote in their review of the Asus X205TA “The Asus EeeBook X205TA Netbook offers a solid keyboard, portability, bright display, category-leading power backup”.

Two people mentioned in their reviews that this laptop was strong and durable. Expert website Techtree.com gave it a score of 4 stars and said in their review “The device is sturdy yet incredibly light”. Expert website Alphr.com mentioned “Building a competitive cloudbook is a tough ask in the face of such strong competition” in their Asus X205TA review.

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Nice Design

Two Asus X205TA reviewers who reviewed it reckoned that it was good looking. One customer thought this laptop was a good design.

Good Battery Life

Some customers mentioned in their reviews that the product had a good battery life. Last year Laptopmag.com mentioned “The Asus EeeBook X205TA offers excellent battery life” and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100. Expert website Notebookcheck.net said two years ago “The EeePC revival is handy, delivers a long battery life and features acceptable input devices” in their review of this laptop.

Easy to Use

Several customers mentioned in their reviews that the Asus X205TA was easy to use. Expert review site Notebookcheck.net said “The EeePC revival is handy, long-lasting”.

Good Size

One Asus X205TA reviewer who reviewed this laptop thought it was compact. Techtree.com mentioned “Compact design, proper chiclet keyboard” in their review of the Asus X205TA and rated this laptop 4 stars. One Asus X205TA owner who reviewed the product wrote that it was thin. Pcper.com said in their Asus X205TA review in November last year “A slim $699 notebook with” .

Good Product Quality

One customer concluded that the product was good quality. Expertreviews.co.uk said “For a £180 laptop, build quality is hugely impressive”.

Good Technical Features

Two people who reviewed the product reckoned that it had good features. Nothingwired.com wrote “With a screen size of 11.6 inches, this ultrabook has minimal specs and features to give you the feel of a ultrabook at” in their review of the Asus X205TA.

Asus Laptops Have Good Reviews

Based on 3,771 expert and user reviews, Asus has good ratings for its laptops. Asus also has good ratings specifically for its many processor core portable PCs.

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Has a Front Camera

The Asus X205TA has a front camera, as do most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were launched in the last 12 months.

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SSD Storage Medium

The Asus X205TA has a better storage medium than most latest comparable spec notebook PCs. This Asus laptop has an SSD storage medium, whereas most similar spec laptops that have been available for a comparable time to it have an HDD storage medium. Flash drives store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Flash 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 recently released laptops.

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

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Very Long Battery Life

When compared to other portable PCs that came out around the same time as the X205TA that we have assessed, the battery life of the Asus X205TA of 12 hours is one of the longest. The average battery life of notebook PCs that are a similar age to the X205TA is 6.3h, and the battery lifes range from 4h to 12h.

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Very Thin

With a height of only 17.5 millimeters, the Asus X205TA is quite thin compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released in the last year. Across all the comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the X205TA the heights range from 17mm to 26mm, and the average height is 22mm.

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Very Light

The lightest latest notebook PC is 980g heavy, the heaviest is 3.4kg, and the average weight is 2.2kg. The Asus X205TA is one of the lighter similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for the last year (only 980 grams) amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Very Narrow

The narrowest recently released portable PC is 280mm wide and the widest is 430mm. At only 286 millimeters, the Asus X205TA is fairly narrow compared to most of the other recently released laptops.

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17 Reasons Against

Very Slow Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth

With a maximum processor memory bandwidth of only 10.6 gigabytes per second, the Asus X205TA has one of the slower maximum processor memory bandwidths amongst laptops of this age. The average maximum processor memory bandwidth of many processor core portable PCs that came out in the last year is 21GB/s.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

Many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to the X205TA have maximum internal memory supported by processors of between 2GB and 32GB. With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of only 2 gigabytes, the Asus X205TA has one of the smaller maximum internal memory supported by processors amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age.

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Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this laptop is Not supported, which is the most commonly found HD type on notebook PCs that have been available for the last year.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency

The Asus X205TA has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter burst frequency (only 646 megahertz) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released around the same time as the X205TA. The average on-board graphics adapter burst frequency of similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the X205TA is 810MHz.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of many processor core portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the X205TA is 310MHz, the fastest is 400MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 350MHz. At only 311 megahertz, the Asus X205TA has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other recently released similar spec laptops.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The average total storage capacity of similar spec laptops that were released in the last year is 710GB. With a total storage capacity of only 32 gigabytes, the Asus X205TA has one of the smaller total storage capacity amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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Very Small Internal Memory

At only 2 gigabytes, the Asus X205TA has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other new many processor core portable PCs. The smallest internal memory of latest many processor core portable PCs is 2GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average internal memory is 6.8GB.

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Very Small Screen Size

The Asus X205TA has a quite small screen size (only 11.6 inches) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to the X205TA. Many processor core portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the X205TA have screen sizes of between 11" and 18", and the average screen size is 15".

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Only Intel Atom Processor Family

The Asus X205TA has a better processor family than most new comparable spec portable PCs. This portable PC has an Intel Atom processor family, whereas most latest comparable spec portable PCs have an Intel Core i7-5xxx processor family.

This laptop's processor family (Intel Atom) is actually the worst processor family amongst all notebook PCs that have been around for the last year.

An Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family is the best processor family amongst comparable types of laptop.

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Very Slow Processor Clock Speed

At only 1.33 gigahertz, the Asus X205TA has a fairly slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other latest similar spec portable PCs. The average processor clock speed of notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the X205TA is 2.1GHz, and the processor clock speeds range from 1.3GHz to 2.5GHz.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on notebook PCs that came out in the last 12 months.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of only 2 gigabytes, the Asus X205TA has a quite small maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other latest laptops. The average maximum internal memory (64-bit) of recently released many processor core portable PCs is 7.5GB, and the maximum internal memory (64-bit) range from 2GB to 16GB.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Asus X205TA does not have a touch sensitive screen, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the X205TA also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

Many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the X205TA have maximum internal memory of between 2GB and 16GB. At only 2 gigabytes, the Asus X205TA has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the X205TA.

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Very Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The maximum turbo frequencies of new many processor core portable PCs range from 1.8GHz to 3.5GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 2.8GHz. With a maximum turbo frequency of only 1.83 gigahertz, the Asus X205TA has a quite slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other latest comparable spec notebook PCs.

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Very Slow Memory Clock Speed

The Asus X205TA has one of the slower memory clock speeds (only 1,333 megahertz) amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. Recently released laptops have memory clock speeds of between 1,300MHz and 1,600MHz, and the average memory clock speed is 1,500MHz.

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Only SonicMaster Audio System

This portable PC audio system, which is typical of many latest similar spec laptops.

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1 Other reason to consider the Asus X205TA

Released Eleven Months Ago

Asus released the X205TA eleven months ago.

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6 Awards

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Expert Reviews

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20 April 2015

Considering how close this $199 laptop is to a really good product I would be interested in seeing what ASUS could get with a slightly more expensive model. ASUS made some waves recently with...

13 April 2015

The Asus Eeebook X205TA is mainly aimed at Journalists or writers who needs to have a portable pc with them at all times and write mails and journals. This ultrabook is perfect for those who do...

8 April 2015

Building a competitive cloudbook is a tough ask in the face of such strong competition, and while Asus has done alot right, the numerous flaws make the X205TA hard to recommend.­ If you're...

2 March 2015

Asus pushed the envelope with netbooks a few years ago, launching the EEE series to much success. Then came tablets and Chromebooks, taking away the focus on netbooks. With the EEEBook X205, Asus... Read more…

26 February 2015

Even at first sight, it's clear that the Asus EeeBook X205TA is not a digital powerhouse, it's meant to be an unobtrusive companion. Just 17.5mm thick and weighing in at 980g, you're not even... Read more…

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 28 December 2014 by PixelPartner

Very slim and light, with enough power for everyday tasks and with a one year Office365 personal subscription included, this is a bargain mini laptop from Asus. Budget for an extra 64GB microSD or... Read more…

Reviewed 16 December 2015 by Supy6
Supy6 would recommend the Asus EeeBook X205TA

I bought this laptop to take with me when I need to do homework or check my email from other than home. I also have a 15.6 laptop which is to big and heavy to take and carry around. This Asus has... Read more…

Reviewed 18 September 2015 by Moviegoer

Initial set up is easy and only takes a few minutes. Web OS is fast to respond and straightforward to use, note you have to install youtube via the apps section, then use the built in web browser... Read more…

Reviewed 16 December 2015 by Bree
Bree would recommend the Asus EeeBook X205TA

This is a great laptop for a college student. It's perfect to carry between classes because it's lightweight and fits easily into a book bag. I've had no problems with it, and I write many papers.... Read more…

Reviewed 6 January 2015 by Amazon Customer

I've just got this little gem at sale price on Amazon and love it already. I think ASUS make excellent quality products even for the lower end of the market e.g. Nexus 7 so i was expecting a good... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers x205ta, x205tadh01, asus z3735, asus z3735f, x205tafd0061, x205tafd0060, x205tafd0061t, x205tafd0060t, x205tafd0061ts, x205tafd0060ts, x205tabingfd018, x205tabingfd019, x205tafd0061tsb, x205tafd0060tsb, x205tabingfd018b, x205tabingfd019b, x205tafd0061tsbe, x205tafd0060tsbe, x205tabingfd018bs, x205tabingfd019bs
Barcodes 00886227922505, 00886227924875, 04712900017595, 04712900017601, 04712900133349, 04712900133356
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