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Asus UX32LN

Specifications

Asus UX32LN
Asus UX32LN (UX Series)
Processor
Intel Core i5-4200U 2 x 1.6 - 2.6 GHz, Haswell
Graphics adapter
NVIDIA GeForce 840M - 2048 MB, Core: 1124 MHz, Memory: 900 MHz, GM108 Chip, DDR3 Memory, ForceWare 332.35, Optimus
Memory
8192 MB 
, DDR3L-1600, 4 GB soldered + 4 GB socketed, 1 of 1 slots occupied
Display
13.30 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel, Chi Mei N133HSE-EA1, IPS-Panel, LED-Backlight, glossy: no
Mainboard
Intel Lynx Point-LP
Storage
Kingston SVP200S37A256G, 256 GB 
, 188 GB free
Soundcard
Intel Lynx Point-LP - High Definition Audio Controller
Connections
3 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 HDMI, 1 DisplayPort, Audio Connections: Headset port (3.5 mm stereo jack), Card Reader: SD/SDHC/SDXC/MMC
Networking
Intel Wireless-AC 7260 (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5), Bluetooth 4.0
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 18 x 325 x 223 ( = 0.71 x 12.8 x 8.78 in)
Battery
50 Wh Lithium-Polymer, integrated into the case, 3 cells
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 8.1 64 Bit
Camera
Webcam: 720p
Additional features
Speakers: Stereo (Bang & Olufsen ICEpower), Keyboard: Chiclet, Keyboard Light: yes, 65 Watts PSU, Quick start guide, Warranty information, Zip ties, Asus Power4Gear, McAfee Internet Security (trial version), 24 Months Warranty
Weight
1.441 kg ( = 50.83 oz / 3.18 pounds), Power Supply: 214 g ( = 7.55 oz / 0.47 pounds)
Price
1000 Euro

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 88% - very good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 78%, features: 67%, display: 89% mobility: 79%, workmanship: 90%, ergonomy: 86%, emissions: 90%

Reviews for the Asus UX32LN

88% Asus Zenbook UX32LN-R4053H Ultrabook Review | Notebookcheck
Gaming to go. Haswell CPU and Maxwell graphics card make it possible: The UX32LN combines the performance of a fast multimedia laptop with the mobility and elegance of an Ultrabook. Equipped with a great IPS display and opulent storage equipment you get a convincing package, which is actually available for a reasonable price.
Asus Zenbook UX32LN-R4053H
Source: Giga - Heft 08/2014 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 07/01/2014

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.

NVIDIA GeForce 840M:

Mid-range graphics card from the GeForce 800M series based on the Maxwell architecture.

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.


4200U:

Haswell-based ULV dual-core processor clocked at 1.6 GHz with Turbo Boost support up to 2.6 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.


13.30":

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.


1.441 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).


88%: 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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Stefan Hinum, 2014-12-23 (Update: 2014-12-23)