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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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13 Reasons For

Asus Has Good Portable PC Reviews

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

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The Zenbook UX305 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is in fact the best display resolution across all comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Zenbook UX305.

The worst display resolution amongst similar types of portable PC is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The average internal memory of laptops of this type and age is 5.3GB. The Zenbook UX305 has one of the bigger internal memory (8 gigabytes) amongst notebook PCs of this age.

Alternative 8GB internal memory notebook PCs currently available that you might want to consider include the Toshiba C55[plb_2201916_price], or the HP Pavilion 15 TouchSmart[plb_2418547_price] which is cheaper.

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SSD Storage Medium

The Zenbook UX305 has an SSD storage medium which is better than the HDD storage medium found on most laptops of this type and age. 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 portable PC's storage medium (SSD) is actually the best storage medium amongst all portable PCs of this age and spec.

The worst storage medium across comparable types of portable PC is HDD.

Laptops with a better storage medium that might be worth considering include the Toshiba Tecra Z40[plb_2252510_price] (SSD and cheaper).

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SSD Storage Medium

The Zenbook UX305 has an SSD storage medium which is better than the HDD storage medium found on most portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

This portable PC's storage medium (SSD) is actually the best storage medium across all notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Zenbook UX305.

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

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Three Point Five Headphone Out Ports

The Zenbook UX305 is a three point five headphone out port notebook PC. Most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Zenbook UX305 only have between one and three headphone out ports.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Three ESATA/USB 3.0 Ports

The Zenbook UX305 is a three ESATA/USB 3.0 port notebook PC.

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Three USB Ports

The Zenbook UX305 is a three USB port notebook PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Zenbook UX305 have between one and three USB ports.

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

The Zenbook UX305 is a three USB 3.0 port laptop. Most of the other medium processor core laptops that came out around the same time as the Zenbook UX305 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

The smallest processor cache of medium processor core laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Zenbook UX305 is 0.51MB, the biggest is 4MB, and the average processor cache is 2.9MB. At 4 megabytes, the Asus Zenbook UX305 has a quite big processor cache compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Narrow

The widths of laptops of this age and spec range from 28mm to 430mm, and the average width is 360mm. With a width of only 324 millimeters, the Zenbook UX305 is quite narrow compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Light

The weights of laptops of this age and type range from 300g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.2kg. The Zenbook UX305 is very light (only 1.2 kilograms) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Zenbook UX305.

Other laptops with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Asus X200CA[plb_1605177_price] (1.2kg and cheaper).

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13 Reasons Against

Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

The average processor clock speed of medium processor core laptops that came out more than two years ago is 2.1GHz. The processor clock speed of the Asus Zenbook UX305 of only 0.8 gigahertz is one of the slowest amongst medium processor core laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the Zenbook UX305.

If you want a laptop with a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad T440s[plb_2978670_price] (1.9GHz and cheaper).

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Does Not Have a Front Camera

The Zenbook UX305 does not have a front camera, unlike most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Zenbook UX305.

It is worth considering other notebook PCs which also have a front camera including the Toshiba Satellite C55-B[plb_2529941_price], or the Asus X552CL[plb_2093300_price].

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The Zenbook UX305 has a quite small total storage capacity (only 128 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age. The smallest total storage capacity of notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Zenbook UX305 is 1GB and the biggest is 1.5TB.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 128GB total storage capacity laptops currently available including the Lenovo S540[plb_2433540_price], or the Toshiba Tecra Z40[plb_2252510_price] which is cheaper.

If this notebook PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might want to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad T440s[plb_2978670_price] (256GB) which is also cheaper.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Zenbook UX305 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Zenbook UX305.

Other portable PCs which also have a full-size keyboard that you might want to look at include the HP ProBook 4540s[plb_1532938_price], or the Asus P550CA[plb_2611468_price].

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Quite Small Screen Size

The Zenbook UX305 has a fairly small screen size (only 13.3 inches) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Zenbook UX305. The smallest screen size of comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the Zenbook UX305 is 10" and the biggest is 18".

There are a number of other 13.3" portable PCs currently available which you might also want to consider including the Vostro 3360[pl_1525247_price], or the Vostro 3360[pl_1662429_price] both from DELL or the HP Pavilion x360 13-s060sa[plb_2964572_price] which is cheaper.

If you want a notebook PC with a bigger screen size then you might also want to look at the Lenovo ThinkPad T440s[plb_2978670_price] (14") which is also cheaper.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

At only 800 megahertz, the Zenbook UX305 has a very slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that came out more than two years ago. Medium processor core laptops that are a comparable age to the Zenbook UX305 have processor clock speeds of between 800MHz and 3,100MHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2,200MHz.

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Only SonicMaster Audio System

This notebook PC audio system, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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Only Three Battery Cells

Most laptops of a comparable type and age to the Zenbook UX305 have between one and eight battery cells, including the Asus Zenbook UX305 which has three battery cells.

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Very Small Storage Capacity

The smallest storage capacity of medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to the Zenbook UX305 is 32GB, the biggest is 1TB, and the average storage capacity is 660GB. The Asus Zenbook UX305 has a fairly small storage capacity (only 128,000 megabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Zenbook UX305.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most medium processor core laptops that were launched around the same time as the Zenbook UX305 do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Asus Zenbook UX305 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

We think you might also be interested in alternative laptops which also have a touch sensitive screen including the Asus X200CA[plb_1605177_price] which is also cheaper.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of medium processor core laptops that came out around the same time as the Zenbook UX305 is 29cm, the biggest is 44cm, and the average display diagonal is 38cm. With a display diagonal of only 33.782 centimeters, the Zenbook UX305 has a quite small display diagonal compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Zenbook UX305.

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Only 802.11a WiFi Standard

The Zenbook UX305 has an 802.11a WiFi standard which is better than most similar spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it. Most laptops of a similar type and age to it have an 802.11n WiFi standard.

An 802.11a WiFi standard is actually the worst Wi-Fi standard amongst all notebook PCs of this type and age.

The best Wi-Fi standard across similar types of notebook PC is 802.11n.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on laptops of a comparable spec and age to it.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Asus Zenbook UX305

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when Asus released the Zenbook UX305.

Average Battery Life

At 7 hours, the Zenbook UX305 has a fairly average battery life compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that came out around the same time as the Zenbook UX305.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 7h battery life laptops currently available including cheaper laptops such as the Aspire E5-571[pl_2838603_price], or the Extensa EX2510[pl_2531905_price] both from Acer or the HP ProBook 4540s[plb_1532938_price].

If this notebook PC battery life is too short for you then you might want to consider the Lenovo ThinkPad T440s[plb_2978670_price] (8.4h) which is also cheaper.

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Product Identifiers

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Barcodes 04712900361742, 04716659972846, 04716659996408
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