Asus ZenBook 13 UX331UN


Asus ZenBook 13 UX331UN
Asus ZenBook 13 UX331UN (ZenBook 13 Series)
Graphics adapter
NVIDIA GeForce MX150 - 2048 MB, Core: 1700 MHz, Memory: 1252 MHz, 382.84, Optimus
16384 MB 
, DDR3L, soldered
13.3 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 166 PPI, B133HAN04.9, IPS LED, glossy: no
Intel Kaby Lake-U iHDCP 2.2 Premium PCH
SanDisk SD8SN8U512G1002, 512 GB 
, M.2 2280, 428 GB free
Intel Kaby Lake-U/Y PCH - High Definition Audio
3 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 HDMI, Audio Connections: audio combo jack, Card Reader: MicroSD, 1 Fingerprint Reader
Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 8265 (a/b/g/n/ac), Bluetooth 4.2
height x width x depth (in mm): 13.9 x 310 x 216 ( = 0.55 x 12.2 x 8.5 in)
50 Wh Lithium-Polymer
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64 Bit
Webcam: 0.3 MP
Additional features
Speakers: stereo speakers, Keyboard: 6-row chiclet, Keyboard Light: yes, sleeve, display cloth, Netflix, Asus Live Update, Microsoft Office Trial, 24 Months Warranty
1.145 kg ( = 40.39 oz / 2.52 pounds), Power Supply: 198 g ( = 6.98 oz / 0.44 pounds)
1199 Euro



Average Score: 82.23% - good
Average of 4 scores (from 9 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 85%, features: 56%, display: 83% mobility: 89%, workmanship: 85%, ergonomy: 80%, emissions: 91%

Reviews for the Asus ZenBook 13 UX331UN

87.9% Asus ZenBook 13 UX331UN (i7-8550U, MX150) Laptop Review | Notebookcheck
Portable all-rounder. Ultrabooks like the Dell XPS 13 are selling like hotcakes and every OEM wants a piece of the pie. Asus' candidate of choice is the ZenBook UX331UN, a high-quality subnotebook with a dedicated GPU. Read our extensive review to find out why it deserves a recommendation.
Asus ZenBook Pro 15, ZenBook S and ZenBook 13 First Impressions
Source: The Mobile Indian English
To conclude, the laptops come loaded with pretty interesting specifications. The ZenBook Pro 15 gives a stiff competition to MacBook Pro 15, though it features the similarly-inspired Touch Bar in select MacBook Pro models. The ZenBook S and ZenBook 13 are the ones that will face a stiff competition from the brands like Lenovo, HP, Acer and Dell.
Comparison, online available, Short, Date: 08/14/2018
80% Asus ZenBook UX331UN
Source: PC Mag English
Thanks to its trifecta of light weight, good graphics performance, and an affordable price, the Asus ZenBook UX331UN is an easy ultraportable laptop to recommend.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/15/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
ASUS ZenBook 13 UX331U review: Great bang for your buck
Source: Hardware Zone English
Having said all that, I think the ZenBook 13 UX331U still deserves to be considered if you’re out shopping for a portable, compact notebook. It’s affordable and features very competitive specifications and decent battery life, so it’s difficult to pass over if you’re looking for the most bang for your buck.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/17/2018
Hands-on review: Asus ZenBook 13
Source: English
The Asus ZenBook 13 offers a fresh and innovative design in the Windows laptop market and, in our short experience with it, we found it fun to use with fast and responsive performance.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 01/24/2018

Foreign Reviews

81% Asus Zenbook UX331UN
Source: German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/06/2018
Rating: Total score: 81% performance: 93% features: 66% display: 79% mobility: 96% ergonomy: 71%
Asus Zenbook 13 UX331UN – test wydajnego ultrabooka
Source: PC Turkish PL→EN
Positive: Solid workmanship; elegant design; slim size; light weight; nice display; good speakers; decent ergonomy; long battery life. Negative: Easy getting fingerprints; weak processor.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/28/2018
Najbardziej uniwersalny laptop? Recenzja Asus Zenbook 13 UX331UN
Source: Antyweb Turkish PL→EN
Positive: Solid workmanship; high autonomy; decent speakers; nice display. Negative: Uncomfortable keyboard; poor webcam.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/15/2018
80% ASUS ZenBook UX331UN
Source: RU→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/28/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
Asus Zenbook UX331UN teszt – Macbook vetélytárs?
Source: Laptopkalauz HU→EN
Positive: Solid workmanship; nice display; good price. Negative: Uncomfortable keyboard.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/25/2018


NVIDIA GeForce MX150: Pascal GP108 based laptop graphics card and mobile version of the desktop GeForce GT 1030. Offers 384 shader cores and usually 2 GB GDDR5 with a 64 Bit memory bus. Manufactured in 14nm. With these GPUs you are able to play modern and demanding games fluently at medium detail settings and HD resolution. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
Intel Core i7: The Intel Core i7 for laptops is based on the LG1156 Core i5/i7 CPU for desktops. The base clock speed of the CPUs is relatively low, but because of a huge Turbo mode, the cores can dynamically overclock to up to 3.2 GHz (920XM). Therefore, the CPU can be as fast as high clocked dual-core CPUs (using single threaded applications) but still offer the advantage of 4 cores. Because of the large TDP of 45 W / 55 W, the CPU is only intended for large laptops.  
8550U: Kaby-Lake-Refresh based low power quad-core processor. The four cores are clocked between 1.8 and 4 GHz (Turbo Boost) and support HyperThreading. The integrated GPU is clocked between 300 and 1,150 MHz. The SoC is manufactured in a 14nm+ FinFET process.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.

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.
1.145 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).

82.23%: 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.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Stefan Hinum, 2018-02-13 (Update: 2018-02-13)