Asus U36J


Asus U36JNotebook: Asus U36J (U36 Series)
Processor: Intel Core i3 380M
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce 310M
Display: 13.3 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 1.5kg
Price: 1000 euro
Average Score: 73.25% - average
Average of 4 scores (from 5 reviews)

Reviews for the Asus U36J

60% Asus U36J review
Source: T3 English
Performance isn’t as strong as we hoped, but the U36J comes at a good price considering how slim and light it is. We were impressed by the strong range of features, including plenty of storage space for your media collection.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 10/05/2011
Rating: Total score: 60%
70% ASUS U36J Notebook - Sleek, Sexy and a Wee Bit Pricey
Source: English
ASUS has priced the U36J at Rs. 56,699 which certainly is on the expensive side. If you're not too bothered about weight and wouldn't mind a slightly lower-performing notebook, you can go for the ASUS K42JA. Somehow, if you still seem to be uncovinced to buy this, there's the Acer Aspire 3820TG notebook which is priced at 799 Euros (approx Rs. 50,000) which has very similar specs too. In conclusion, the U36J might be on the expensive side, but if you're looking at good computing speeds with a light weight and a decent battery life, you can pick this one up.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 03/02/2011
Rating: Total score: 70%

Foreign Reviews

ASUS U36Jc - opravdu tenký
Source: CZ→EN
Positiv: Kühlung und Akkulaufzeit; negativ: Lautsprecher und Touchpad-Tasten
Positive: fan and battery runtime; negative: speakers and touchpad-keys
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/29/2011
83% Asus U36J
Source: Dinside NO→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/31/2011
Rating: Total score: 83%
80% ASUS U36J
Source: Komputer for alle DA→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 05/16/2011
Rating: Total score: 80%


Series: In many reviews, the display is described and valuated negatively It is characterized dark and very glossy. Especially positively mentioned are the mobility features, the combination of thin construction, low weight and long battery runtime. Optimally, use these models in trains, buses or public buildings or when you have to switch between several rooms with the laptop. Not suited are bright gardens.

NVIDIA GeForce 310M: The GeForce 310M is the successor of the GeFore G210M and based on the same chip with very similar clock rates (shader speed +30MHz to 1530MHz).

Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.

380M: The Core i3-380M is a fast clocked Core i3. The TurboBoost, AES, VTd, and Trusted Execution functions are deactivated in the i3-series. Therefore, it always clocks with max. 2.53 GHz (of course Speedstep is included). Thanks to Hyperthreading, 4 threads can be processed simultaneously. An integrated graphics card (GMA HD) and a DDR3 memory controller are also included in the package.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.

13.3": This is a common display format for subnotebooks. Netbooks, UMPC and some subnotebooks have tinier displays. Nevertheless, the majority of standard laptops has a higher format. The advantage of a small display is, that the subnotebook can be small dimensioned and can be carried easily. Further the small display needs few energy, which improves the battery runtime and in consequence the mobility. The disadvantage is that the reading of texts is a bit exhausting for the eyes, especially with high resolutions.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

1.5 kg: This sub-notebook weighs less than the average of all notebooks and represents a medium class of weight among the sub-notebooks. 11 inch displays are normal for this class of weight.

Asus: ASUSTeK Computer Incorporated, a Taiwanese multinational company, produces motherboards, graphics cards, optical drives, PDAs, computer monitors, notebook computers, servers, networking products, mobile phones, computer cases, computer components, and computer cooling systems. The company's 2007 revenues reached US$6.9 billion. ASUS also produces components for other manufacturers. The Eee PC initiated the netbook boom in 2008.

Asus reviews

73.25%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

Devices from a different Manufacturer and/or with a different CPU

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» Asus U36JC-RX197X
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» Gateway EC39C
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» Asus U36JC-RX108V
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» Asus U36JC-RX081V
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» Asus U36JC-RX109V
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» Asus U36JC-A1
Core i5 460M
» Asus U35JC-RX080V
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» Asus U35JC-A1
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» Samsung Q330-JS03AU
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» Asus U35Jc
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» Asus U33Jc-A1
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» Asus PL30JT-RO030V
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» Asus PL30JT-RO030X
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» Dell Vostro 3300
Core i5 430M
» Asus UL30JT
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» Fujitsu LifeBook SH760
Core i7 620M
» Sony Vaio VPC-S11M1E
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Devices with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

» Samsung SF310-S04UK
Core i5 480M, 2.1 kg
» Samsung Q330-JS04
Core i3 370M, 2 kg
» Samsung Q330-PS55
Core i5 450M, 2 kg
» Samsung SF310-S01FR
Core i3 370M, 2.1 kg
» Acer TravelMate 8372TG-5454G50Mnbb
Core i5 450M, 2.6 kg
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2011-02-22 (Update: 2012-05-26)