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Asus ASUSPRO Advanced BU201LA-DT036G

Specifications

Asus ASUSPRO Advanced BU201LA-DT036G
Asus ASUSPRO Advanced BU201LA-DT036G (ASUSPRO Series)
Processor
Graphics adapter
Intel HD Graphics 4400, Core: 200 - 1000 MHz, 10.18.10.3574
Memory
4096 MB 
, 1x 4 GB Single-Channel soldered, 1 of 1 slots free
Display
12.5 inch 16:9, 1920x1080 pixel, LG LP125WF2-SPB2, IPS-Panel, LED-Backlight, glossy: no
Mainboard
Intel Lynx Point-LP
Storage
Toshiba MQ01ABF050, 500 GB 
, 8 MB Cache
Soundcard
Intel Lynx Point-LP - High Definition Audio Controller
Connections
3 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 VGA, 1 DisplayPort, 1 Kensington Lock, 1 Docking Station Port, Audio Connections: Headset port (3.5 mm stereo jack), Card Reader: 4-in-1 (SD/SDHC/SDXC/MMC), 1 SmartCard, 1 Fingerprint Reader
Networking
Intel Ethernet Connection I218-V (10/100/1000MBit), Intel Dual Band Wireless-N 7260 (a/b/g/n), Bluetooth 4.0
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 20.6 x 310 x 215 ( = 0.81 x 12.2 x 8.46 in)
Battery
32 Wh Lithium-Ion, 7.6 V, 4200 mAh
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64 Bit
Camera
Webcam: 1.0 Megapixel
Additional features
Speakers: Stereo, Keyboard: Chiclet, Keyboard Light: yes, 65 Watts PSU, Driver and OS DVDs for Windows 7/8.1, ASUSPRO Business Center, 24 Months Warranty
Weight
1.357 kg ( = 47.87 oz / 2.99 pounds), Power Supply: 304 g ( = 10.72 oz / 0.67 pounds)
Price
800 Euro

 

Average Score: 86% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 64%, features: 52%, display: 88% mobility: 78%, workmanship: 85%, ergonomy: 90%, emissions: 91%

Reviews for the Asus ASUSPRO Advanced BU201LA-DT036G

86% Asus ASUSPRO Advanced BU201LA-DT036G Ultrabook Review | Notebookcheck
Surprise from the second row. Asus wants to attack the established business competition with its new 12.5-inch subnotebook. The AsusPro BU201LA can not only impress with its great Full HD display, but also with an excellent keyboard and a solid build quality – and all that for a surprisingly low price. What is the catch?
Asus BU201LA – test biznesowego laptopa
Source: PC Lab.pl Turkish PL→EN
Positive: Good workmanship and materials; very bright display; good performance; good cooling system; LTE service. Negative: Poor color reproduction; short battery life.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/28/2015
ASUSPRO BU201LA – секретное оружие корпоративного работника
Source: Notebook-Center.ru RU→EN
Positive: Stylish appearance and concise; durable material; incredibly high-quality display; perfect keyboard. Negative: Short battery life.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/02/2015

Comment

Model: The ASUSPRO series is designed for those who wish to own a high-quality business notebook, and it certainly performs up to expectations. With the BU201 having a simple yet durable dark grey plastic casing, it forgoes design elements as it is simply a working device. Weighing in at only 1.36 kg, it is rather light to carry around for business and a height of 21 mm just makes it comparable to ultrabooks. Besides that, it has a matte 12.5 inch IPS display screen with a 16:9 aspect ratio and a resolution of up to 1920 x 1080 pixels. It features an Intel Core i5, an Intel HD Graphics 4400, 4 GB of single-channel DDR3 RAM as well as a 500 GB Toshiba HDD.

In addition, the BU201 delivers three USB 3.0 ports, a VGA output, a Mini-DisplayPort, a Kensington Lock for security, a 3.5 mm stereo jack, a 4-in-1 card reader, a SmartCard reader and a fingerprint reader. Additionally, it has a standard 11ac Intel WiFi and Bluetooth 4.0 card for connectivity, and a 0.9 MP front webcam. Finally, the BU201 is powered by a 32 Wh lithium ion battery, which can last up to 7 hours with minimal settings.

Intel HD Graphics 4400:

ULV integrated GPU (GT2) with 20 EUs found on certain Haswell CPU models.

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.
4210U: Haswell-based ULV dual-core processor clocked at 1.7 GHz with Turbo Boost support up to 2.7 GHz. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 4400 and a dual-channel DDR3 memory controller.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
12.5":

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.
1.357 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.

In the notebook sector, Asus had a global market share of about 11% from 2014-2016, making it the fourth largest laptop manufacturer. In the smartphone sector, Asus is not among the Top 5 and has only a small market share (as of 2016).


86%: This is a good rating above average. Nevertheless you should not forget, that 10-15% of all notebook-models get a better rating.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Devices with the same GPU

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HD Graphics 4400, Core i3 4005U, 13.3", 1.5 kg
Toshiba Portege Z30-A-189
HD Graphics 4400, Core i5 4210U, 13.3", 1.2 kg
Acer Aspire R7-371T-55DQ
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HP Pavilion 13-b102TU
HD Graphics 4400, Core i3 4030U, 13.3", 1.7 kg
Toshiba Satellite Z30T-A-111
HD Graphics 4400, Core i5 4200U, 13.3", 1.4 kg
Samsung 940X3G-K07DE
HD Graphics 4400, Core i5 4200U, 13.3", 1.4 kg
Asus Zenbook UX303LA-R5094H
HD Graphics 4400, Core i5 4210U, 13.3", 1.45 kg
Lenovo IdeaPad U330-59427487
HD Graphics 4400, Core i5 4200U, 13.3", 1.7 kg
Acer Aspire V3-371-52VR
HD Graphics 4400, Core i5 4210U, 13.3", 1.5 kg
Acer Aspire V3-371-77NK
HD Graphics 4400, Core i7 4510U, 13", 1.6 kg
Asus Zenbook UX303LA-R5097H
HD Graphics 4400, Core i7 4510U, 13.3", 1.5 kg
Toshiba KIRA-102
HD Graphics 4400, Core i7 4510U, 13.3", 1.4 kg
Toshiba Satellite Z30-A-1D2
HD Graphics 4400, Core i7 4510U, 13.3", 1.18 kg
Acer C720-3404 Chromebook
HD Graphics 4400, Core i3 4005U, 11.6", 1.2 kg
Acer C720-3605 Chromebook
HD Graphics 4400, Core i3 4005U, 11.6", 1.2 kg
Toshiba Satellite Z30-A-12R
HD Graphics 4400, Core i5 4200U, 13.3", 1.2 kg
Acer Aspire S3-392G-54206G50tws
HD Graphics 4400, Core i5 4200U, 13.3", 1.65 kg
Asus Zenbook UX302LA-C4004H
HD Graphics 4400, Core i5 4200U, 13.3", 1.5 kg
Toshiba Portege Z30T-A-11C
HD Graphics 4400, Core i5 4200U, 13.3", 1.4 kg

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Stefan Hinum, 2015-03-18 (Update: 2015-03-18)