Asus VivoBook Flip 14 TP410UA-EC246T
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)
Reviews for the Asus VivoBook Flip 14 TP410UA-EC246T
Source: Computer Shopper Archive.org version
There’s still enough to like about the Asus VivoBook Flip 14 to make it worth a look. It's an attractive laptop, and the options of using it in tablet, tent, and stand modes can come in handy. We just wish it had come equipped with a solid-state drive...and perhaps a better Webcam.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/05/2018
Rating: Total score: 60%
Source: Laptop Mag Archive.org version
As colorful as the display is, there are far too many issues with the Asus VivoBook Flip 14 to recommend this 2-in-1. Its sub-6-hour battery life is a deal breaker on its own, and when that's paired with a bouncy keyboard and a sluggish hard drive, this laptop will give you too many headaches.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/29/2017
Rating: Total score: 50%
<p>The ASUS VivoBook Flip 14 is the first 14-inch convertible laptop to feature the ultra-narrow ASUS NanoEdge bezel, allowing its 14-inch Full HD display to fit into a frame that is the size of a typical 13-inch laptop. The slim and lightweight VivoBook Flip 14 is designed to suit any occasion. A user can use it as a stylish laptop, a handy tablet, or anything in between. Its Intel Core i7 processor sails through everyday tasks with ease. The housing of the VivoBook Flip is mostly made of plastic. Only the back of the lid is made of metal. There is nothing to complain about processing. With a 2.03 cm (0.8 inch) profile and an overall weight of 1.59 kg (3.5 lb), it is one of the most portable 14-inch convertible laptops around. The VivoBook Flip comes with a lighted Chiclet keyboard. The flat, smooth keys have a short stroke and a clear pressure point. In the upper right corner of the ClickPad, users will find the fingerprint reader. The VivoBook Flip 14 is designed for ultimate touch experiences. Its high-precision touch sensors spaced at 6 mm intervals ensure greater sensitivity over standard displays, so even the subtlest touches are detected. VivoBook Flip 14 also works perfectly with the ASUS Pen. The ASUS SonicMaster technology, co-developed by the ASUS Golden Ear team and ICEpower delivers incredible audio, thanks to its innovative combination of hardware and software.</p>
<p>Fitting a 14-inch Full HD display into a frame size that is typical of a 13-inch laptop is not easy, but the ultra-narrow 8 mm NanoEdge bezel makes it possible. With its NanoEdge design, the VivoBook Flip 14 features an incredible 78.7 % screen-to-body ratio and a larger display area for more immersive viewing. The Full HD display also features 178˚ wide-view technology to ensure that colors and contrast remain vivid and bold, even when viewed at sharp angles. This makes it the perfect solution for sharing content with friends and colleagues. With up to a 7th generation Intel Core i7 processor and 16 GB of RAM, the VivoBook Flip 14 provides powerful, energy-efficient performance. With up to a 1 TB HDD and 256 GB SSD storage, the VivoBook Flip 14 has more than enough space for business presentations, photo albums, and multimedia libraries. Whether users are indoors or on the move, they will get more done with the laptop. The convertible offers a decent interface selection. In addition to three type A USB slots (1x USB 3.1 Gen 1, 2x USB 2.0), the device also comes with a Type C slot (USB 3.1 Gen 1). A video output (HDMI) is available. The built-in memory card reader makes it easy to tackle. The WLAN module carries a chip from Intel (Dual Band Wireless-AC 8265). In addition to the WLAN standards 802.11a/b/ g/n, this also supports the fast ac standard.</p>
<p>Hands-on article by Jagadisa Rajarathnam</p>
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Asus: ASUSTeK Computer Inc. is a major Taiwanese computer hardware manufacturer based in Taipei, founded in 1989. Under the Asus brand name, the company manufactures a wide range of products, including laptops, desktops, motherboards, graphics cards, monitors, smartphones and networking equipment, complete systems and PC components for end users.
Under the ROG (Republic of Gamers) brand name, ASUS manufactures gaming laptops known by gamers for their powerful specifications, dedicated graphics cards, high refresh rate displays and advanced cooling systems.
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