Asus VivoBook E12 E203NAH-FD023T
Reviews for the Asus VivoBook E12 E203NAH-FD023T
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Positive: Compact size; light weight; decent hardware; good connectivity; low price.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/10/2018
Model: The Asus VivoBook E12 E203NAH-FD023T is designed to help a users be productive all day, even when they are on the move. This compact and lightweight 11.6-inch laptop is powered by the latest low-power Intel Celeron N3350 microprocessor at 1.1 GHz and provides up to 10 hours of battery life. With preloaded Windows 10, it offers full compatibility with a wide range of software and peripherals. It’s the best laptop for people on the go. The VivoBook E12 is available in three gorgeous graduated finishes: Star Grey, Petal Pink, and Pearl White. Unique hexagonal motifs on the front cover add a distinctive touch of individuality. With its 180° hinge, the VivoBook E12 can be laid flat on the table to share content with friends and colleagues. Its unique, durable hinge design has been subjected to a grueling 20,000 cycles in open-and-close tests. The VivoBook E12 offers effortless mobility, thanks to its compact and lightweight design. It has a desktop footprint that’s smaller than an A4 sheet of paper and weighs just 980 g. It is 3 % thinner than its predecessor, which is making it one of the thinnest 11.6-inch laptops available. It’s the perfect take-anywhere laptop that’s always ready to go where the day takes. The Asus Tru2Life video technology makes any video look amazing. Through intelligent algorithms, it optimizes the sharpness and contrast of every pixel in every frame by 150 % to produce incredibly vivid and realistic imagery. The Asus Splendid display technology optimizes imagery to provide richer, deeper and more accurate colors for any type of content. The VivoBook E12 also delivers impressive audio, with dual speakers and ASUS SonicMaster technology for immersive surround-sound.
In addition to a hard drive of 1 TB at 5,400 RPM, this laptop has 4 GB of DDR3L memory at 1,600 MHz. Hence, the multi-task behavior is better than than laptops' equipped with 2 GB of RAM. This takes on special importance since it is not possible to expand the RAM capacity because RAM is soldered to the board. The 11.6-inch VivoBook E12 includes a touchpad that’s typically only found on larger 14-inch laptops. It is 17 % larger than touchpads on competing laptops. Designed for extra-sensitive responsiveness, the touchpad includes palm rejection technology with Windows Precision Touchpad that’s driven by an exclusive algorithm. This perfect balance between sensitivity and usability ensures effortless navigation with Windows apps and other features. The VivoBook E12 is designed from the ground up for on-the-go users. It packs up to 10 hours of working time on one charge, so a user can work or watch movies without searching for power outlets. The VivoBook E12 includes dual-band 802.11ac Wi-Fi for strong, stable signals and fast data transmission speeds. As an added advantage, 802.11ac Wi-Fi is less prone to interference from other wireless devices operating on the same bandwidth.
Hands-on article by Jagadisa Rajarathnam
Intel HD Graphics 500: Integrated low-end graphics adapter with DirectX 12 support, which can be found in some ULV SoCs from the Apollo Lake series.
Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.
Celeron N3350: A very energy-efficient dual-core SoC from the Apollo Lake series for inexpensive laptops. Runs with clocks between 1.1-2.4 GHz and integrates a DirectX 12 capable graphics adapter. Compared to the previous Celerons, the per-MHz performance of the CPU architecture was vastly improved and the graphics adapter was improved as well.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
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.
In former time,s this weight was typical for big tablets, small subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 10-11 inch display-diagonal. Nowadays, often 15 inch laptops weigh as much.
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.