Asus VivoBook 14 K403FA
Average of 2 scores (from 3 reviews)
Reviews for the Asus VivoBook 14 K403FA
Source: NDTV Gadgets Archive.org version
At the end of the day, if you think this laptop is a joke for having an i3 CPU and soldered RAM, obviously you’re not the targeted consumer for this laptop. For students and non-power users out there who value portability, battery life and affordability, the ASUS VivoBook K403 is a great choice, especially with the speedy 512GB PCIe SSD.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/23/2019
Source: Hitech Century Archive.org version
The Asus VivoBook Ultra K403 addresses the classic pain points of an entry-level notebook as it introduces a large sized screen in a compact MIL-STD-801G rated tough chassis, enough performance for daily computing needs and outstanding battery life. Ideal for students and the butter-fingered looking for a daily computing workhorse.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/20/2019
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% performance: 70% display: 70% mobility: 100% workmanship: 80%
Source: Chip (Print) - 08/19
Single Review, , Very Short, Date: 07/01/2019
Rating: Total score: 85% performance: 97% features: 71% display: 78% mobility: 92% ergonomy: 90%
Intel UHD Graphics 620: Integrated GPU (GT2, 24 EUs) found on some Kaby-Lake-Refresh CPU models (15 W ULV series). Technically identical to the previous Kaby-Lake GPU called HD Graphics 620.
Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.
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i5-8265U: Whiskey Lake based low power quad-core processor (technically identical to Kaby Lake but produced in a further improved 14nm++ process). The four cores are clocked between 1.6 and 3.9 GHz (Turbo Boost) and support HyperThreading.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
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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).
82.5%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.
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