On average laptops from Asus are rated 79%, which is in the top 48% of all portable PC brands that we have analysed.
Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of 1,200 megahertz, the Asus UX301LA has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies amongst notebook PCs of this age. Ultrabooks that came out around the same time as the UX301LA have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 800MHz and 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz.
Very Fast Processor Clock Speed
The processor clock speeds of portable PCs of this spec and age range from 1GHz to 2.9GHz. The Asus UX301LA has one of the fastest processor clock speeds (2.8 gigahertz) amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age.
Intel Core I7 Processor Family
The Asus UX301LA has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most portable PCs of a similar type and age to it. The best processor family of all laptops that were released around the same time as the UX301LA is Intel Core i7-3xxx and the worst is Intel Core i3-2xxx.
Has a Front Camera
The Asus UX301LA has a front camera. Most of the other laptops of this age and type also have a front camera.
Fairly Big Internal Memory
At 8 gigabytes, the UX301LA has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other ultrabooks that have been around for more than two years. The average internal memory of ultrabooks that were released more than two years ago is 5.9GB.
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SSD Storage Medium
This portable PC has an SSD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on similar spec laptops that were launched around the same time as it. 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.
If the storage medium of this portable PC is too bad for you then you might also want to consider the Lenovo X1 Carbon (SSD).
Fairly Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency
The slowest maximum turbo frequency of ultrabooks that have been available for a comparable time to the UX301LA is 1.3GHz and the fastest is 3.6GHz. The UX301LA has a quite fast maximum turbo frequency (3.3 gigahertz) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the UX301LA.
802.11n WiFi Standard
This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it.
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 notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it.
Has a Touch Sensitive Screen
Unlike most of the other ultrabooks that were launched around the same time as the UX301LA which do not have a touch sensitive screen, the UX301LA has a touch sensitive screen.
Six Battery Cells
Most laptops of this age and spec have between two and seven battery cells, including the UX301LA which has six battery cells.
Fairly Big Processor Cache
When compared to other ultrabooks that have been on the market for more than two years, the processor cache of the UX301LA of 4 megabytes is one of the biggest. The smallest processor cache of notebook PCs of this age and spec is 1MB and the biggest is 6MB.
Quite Big Battery Capacity
The smallest battery capacity of notebook PCs of this age and type is 23Wh, the biggest is 72Wh, and the average battery capacity is 46Wh. The UX301LA has one of the bigger battery capacities (50.6 watt-hours) amongst laptops of this age.
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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
At only 200 megahertz, the UX301LA has a very slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other ultrabooks that have been around for around the same time as the UX301LA. Laptops of a similar spec and age to the UX301LA have on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of between 200MHz and 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 290MHz.
Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard
Like most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the UX301LA, the Asus UX301LA does not have a full-size keyboard.
Very Small Total Storage Capacity
The total storage capacity of laptops of this type and age range from 64GB to 1.1TB, and the average total storage capacity is 360GB. With a total storage capacity of only 128 gigabytes, the UX301LA has a fairly small total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released around the same time as the UX301LA.
Only Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
Most ultrabooks that have been available for around the same time as the UX301LA have between one and three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the UX301LA which has two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.
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Only SonicMaster Audio System
This portable PC audio system, which is typical of many laptops of this spec and age.
Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory
The smallest maximum internal memory of portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the UX301LA is 4GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 9GB. The UX301LA has a fairly small maximum internal memory (only 8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other ultrabooks that are a comparable age to the UX301LA.
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Released Over Three Years Ago
This portable PC was released over three years ago.
Average Screen Size
With a screen size of 13.3 inches, the UX301LA has a fairly standard screen size compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.
The UX301LA has a relatively average weight (1.4 kilograms) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.
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