Asus Zenbook UX301
SpecificationsNotebook: Asus Zenbook UX301 (Zenbook Infinity Series)
Graphics Adapter: Intel Iris Graphics 5100
Display: 13.3 inch, 16:9, 2560x1600 pixels, glossy: yes
Reviews for the Asus Zenbook UX301
Source: Gadget Show
Jon heads off to London to test off three of the best ultra portable laptops - but which one will come out on top? Can the Asus Zenbook UX301 rule supreme with its touchscreen and Windows 8 smarts? Press play to find out!
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 04/21/2014
If Tony Stark was an Asus guy then the Infinity is Iron Man's ultrabook. It's the world's first laptop to have a lid made from Corning Gorilla Glass 3, which might make it the most robust computer around right now. Think you can scratch it? Asus laughs in your face. As our demonstrator told us, the Native Damage Resistance means it should be able to withstand some decent sized drops.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/06/2013
Source: HardwareLuxx DE→EN
Positive: very good workmanship; very good input devices
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/02/2013
Source: SweClockers SV→EN
Positve: High resolution and bright screen; good build quality and slim size; high performance; touchpad; superb keyboard; great battery life; low noise. Negative: Very glossy screen; hot under load; limited expansion.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/11/2013
Intel Iris Graphics 5100:
Integrated GPU (GT3) with 40 EUs (sans eDRAM) as found on certain ULV Haswell CPUs. Second fastest GPU in its family.
Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.
unknown: » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
Above all, this display size is used for subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles. For all three types, this size is quite large. The biggest variety of subnotebooks is represented with this 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.
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.
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