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Asus U36SD-XA1

Specifications

Asus U36SD-XA1
Asus U36SD-XA1 (U36 Series)
Graphics adapter
Display
13.3 inch 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixel, glossy: yes
Weight
1.4 kg ( = 49.38 oz / 3.09 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
1100 Euro

 

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Reviews for the Asus U36SD-XA1

ASUS U36SD-XA1 Notebook Review: The Battery That Never Dies
Source: PC Perspective English
As such, this laptop is one that can be recommended only to some readers. If you don’t care at all about appearance, and you’d like a powerful ultraportable with class leading battery life, this is a good choice. Just don’t tell your friends how much you paid. Unless they’re computer geeks themselves, it’s unlikely they’ll understand.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/02/2011

Foreign Reviews

Asus U36SD Test beweist mit 9 Stunden Laufzeit und guter Leistung Stärke
Source: nDevil German DE→EN
Positive: long battery runtime; quiet device Negative: mediocre display
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/30/2013

Comment

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 GT 520M: Entry level graphics card based on the new GF119 chip with a 64 Bit memory bus or on the GF108 with 128 Bit memory bus but lower clock rates.  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.
2410M:
Dual-core processor based on the Sandy Bridge architecture with an integrated graphics card and dual-channel DDR3 memory controller. The CPU is clocked at 2.3 GHz (Turbo Boost 2.6-2.9 GHz) and the GPU at 650 (1200 MHz Turbo).
» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
13.3":

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.
1.4 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).


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.
Asus U36SD-RX113V
GeForce GT 520M
Asus U36SD-RX013V
GeForce GT 520M
Asus U36SD-RX135V
GeForce GT 520M
Asus U36SD-RX114V
GeForce GT 520M

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

Asus U36SD-RX057X
GeForce GT 520M, Core i5 2450M
Asus U36SD-RX377
GeForce GT 520M, Core i5 2430M
Asus U36SD-A1
GeForce GT 520M, Core i7 2620M
Asus U36SD-RX167V
GeForce GT 520M, Core i7 2620M
Asus U31SD-A1
GeForce GT 520M, Core i3 2310M

Devices with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

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GeForce GT 520M, Core i5 2410M, 2.1 kg
Asus U30SD-RO111V
GeForce GT 520M, Core i3 2310M, 2.2 kg

Devices with the same GPU

Asus U36SD-RX146V
GeForce GT 520M, Core i7 2620M, 15.6", 1.5 kg

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Stefan Hinum, 2011-12- 9 (Update: 2012-05-26)