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Asus UX21A-K1004H

Specifications

Asus UX21A-K1004HNotebook: Asus UX21A-K1004H (UX Series)
Processor: Intel Core i5 3317U
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 4000
Display: 11.6 inch, 16:9, 1920x1080 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 1.1kg
Price: euro
Average Score: 81% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 90%, features: - %, display: 90% mobility: 93%, workmanship: 100%, ergonomy: 80%, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Asus UX21A-K1004H

81% ASUS ZENBOOK UX21A - K1004H
Source: Benchmark.pl Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/20/2013
Rating: Total score: 81% performance: 90% display: 90% mobility: 93% workmanship: 100% ergonomy: 80%

Comment

Series:

With the recent announced UX21 and UX31 Ultrabooks, provided by the Taiwanese manufacturer Asus and marketed under the self-created term Zenbook, the already existing UX series moves back to the foreground. In 2009 Asus showed the slim notebook UX50V with energy efficient hardware and a 15-inch display. Today, three years after the first device of this series Asus presents two devices in the Ultrabook-class with 11.6 - and 13.3-inch display. The category Ultrabook itself was launched by Intel to the fire up the market of the top dog Apple with its MacBook Air 11 and MacBook Air 13.

Significant milestones for this project are a sleek design, fast and energy-saving hardware as well as a decent battery lifetime. Asus uses a alloy-chassis, a solid state drive and a lithium-polymer battery, which is integrated. In the first reviews for the two new devices  the available ports, the bright screen and the minimalistic background noises in idle-usage models are highlighted. Disadvantages are the reflective surface of the display and the missing option to expand the integrated hardware.

Asus offers the Zenbook UX21 (11.6 inches) and the UX31 with the larger 13.3-inch screen from 999 € (MSRP) upwards. In regard to other devices you’ll see that Asus only sell premium devices at the moment. Acer offers the Aspire S3 Ultrabook already from 799 € (MSRP) upwards. But in comparison the devices from Asus get a better result in the most reviews out there.

Intel HD Graphics 4000: Processor graphics card in the high end Ivy Bridge models. Offers a different clock speed in the different CPU models (ULV to desktop quad core) and therefore a different performance.

Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

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


3317U: Ivy-Bridge-based ULV-CPU in Q2 2012. Offers a core clock of 1.7 - 2.6 GHz and an HD 4000 GPU (350 - 1050 MHz). The TDP is rated at 17 W.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


11.6":

This screen diagoal is quite large for tablets but small for subnotebooks. Some convertibles are also represented with that size.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


1.1 kg:

This weight is typical for big tablets, small subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 10-11 inch display-diagonal.


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


81%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.


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

Devices with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E130-NZU8CGE
HD Graphics 4000, Core i3 3217U, 1.5 kg
Acer Aspire P3-171-5333Y4G12as
HD Graphics 4000, Core i5 3339Y, 0.8 kg
Asus VivoBook S200 Graphite (Core i5)
HD Graphics 4000, Core i5 3317U, 1.4 kg
Asus Taichi 21-CW009H
HD Graphics 4000, Core i7 3517U, 1.25 kg
Acer Aspire S7-191-53334G12ASS
HD Graphics 4000, Core i5 3337U, 1 kg
Asus X201E-KX003H
HD Graphics 4000, Pentium 987, 1.3 kg
Sony Vaio Duo 11 SV-D1121Q2EB
HD Graphics 4000, Core i5 3317U, 1.3 kg

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HD Graphics 4000, Core i5 3317U, 15.6", 1.6 kg
Panasonic ToughBook CF-C2
HD Graphics 4000, Core i5 3427U, 12.5", 1.9 kg
Toshiba Satellite U920t-10H
HD Graphics 4000, Core i5 3337U, 12.5", 1.5 kg
Lenovo ThinkPad X230-2325-79G
HD Graphics 4000, Core i5 3210M, 12.5", 1.8 kg

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2013-06-25 (Update: 2013-06-25)