ASUS Zenbook UX31E

Design: Shrill apple clone
The wedge shape of the zenbook reminds of the macbook air, the aluminium housing is also similarly well-finished but edgier than in the apple. ASUS offers the UX31E in three colors: Silver-bronze (in testing), rose gold and hot pink. For a ultrabook the ASUS zenbook with 1,398 grams (including battery) but also not much heavier than the macbook air is no lightweight 13-inch (1,341 grams).

Display: Sharp but reflecting

The ASUS ultrabook offers a 13.3-inch display that shows 1600 x 900 pixels top! Many competing models with 1366 x 768 resolution offer less sharpness; they represent around 40 percent of fewer pixels. For the display of text, graphics and photos, the ASUS zenbook brings a less than good grade (2.58). Criticism: The display is highly reflecting, therefore, the ultrabook is only suitable for outdoor use. The image output to external devices (about beamer, TV) via analog VGA, digital via HDMI. A newer displayport connector, as it offers the apple macbook air, there’s the ASUS zenbook, however, not.

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Doppelher(t)z intel

Intel’s core i7-2677M solve computing tasks. The dual-core processor sandy bridge based on pulses at 1.8 gigahertz, and thus a high pace of work (office programs, internet applications part note: 2.03). In audio, video and photo editing, as well as playing weakened the ASUS zenbook (part notes: 2.52 respectively 4,91). Prima: With maximum 1.9 sone, the ultrabook is always pleasantly quiet.

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ASUS opts for a fast SSD memory (solid state drive) from sandisk. The ultrabook takes 119.24 gigabytes of data on too little for a good grade (note of part of: 3.92). Other manufacturers buy their devices with double-capacity SSD memory or combine SSD-with conventional drive technology (about samsung series 5 ultra 530 U3B A02). Small consolation: With USB 3.0 interface as an external hard drive to the data paging can be connected. In the laboratory test, the ASUS zenbook managed a maximum speed of 34.6 megabytes per second (MB / s) data transfer from external USB 3.0 drive to the ultrabook, respectively 33,25 MB / s in the opposite direction. USB 2.0 (a female), network jack (via adapter), wireless-n, card reader, headphone jack and webcam available. Are also

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Endurance? Battery checked

In the effort required the ASUS zenbook with full battery after three hours and 14 minutes after the power supply. When playing back videos, the ultrabook showed persistent: It ran over five hours without external power supply. The batteries were exhausted, it took on average three hours and 16 minutes until the battery indicator again reached 100 percent. Part note for battery performance: 2,10.

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Conclusion: ASUS zenbook UX31E RY012V

The ASUS ultrabook loses the slugfest with apple’s macbook air though the difference of the two test scores in centesimal. It is the little things, about the smaller memory and the reflective display that worse cut off the zenbook UX31E. However, the ASUS ultrabook delivers a decent performance and offers USB 3.0 with 1600 x 900 resolution in important ways even advantages compared to the macbook air.

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The ASUS ultrabook loses the slugfest with apple’s macbook air though the difference of the two test scores in centesimal. It is the little things, about the smaller memory and the reflective display that worse cut off the zenbook UX31E. Nevertheless, the ASUS ultrabook delivers a decent performance and offers even advantages compared to the macbook air USB 3.0 with 1600 x 900 resolution in important ways. Order this product at amazon pro high pace of work high resolution contra no keyboard lights mirror display test note of editor 2.64 satisfying user rating now write a