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Asus ZenBook 13 UX331UN


Asus ZenBook 13 UX331UN
Asus ZenBook 13 UX331UN (ZenBook 13 Series)
Intel Core i7-8550U 4 x 1.8 - 4 GHz, Kaby Lake Refresh
Graphics adapter
NVIDIA GeForce MX150 - 2048 MB VRAM, Core: 1700 MHz, Memory: 1252 MHz, 382.84, Optimus
16 GB 
, DDR3L, soldered
13.30 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 = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/), 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: 82.58% - good
Average of 5 scores (from 11 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 90%, features: 60%, display: 81% mobility: 90%, workmanship: 85%, ergonomy: 81%, 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.
Top 5 fantastic features of the ASUS ZenBook 13
Source: Tech Nave English version
There’s a lot more to love about the ASUS ZenBook 13 laptop other than just these 5 reasons. If you’re interested to know more about the ZenBook 13, particularly about the UX333 in Burgundy red above, catch our upcoming full review for the laptop along with the unboxing, hands-on and other content or videos.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/10/2019
Asus ZenBook Pro 15, ZenBook S and ZenBook 13 First Impressions
Source: The Mobile Indian English version
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 version
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 version
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 version
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

84% Asus ZenBook 13 UX331UN Der Sonntagsgamer
Source: German DE→EN version
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/09/2018
Rating: Total score: 84% performance: 100% features: 70% display: 75% mobility: 91% ergonomy: 82%
81% Asus Zenbook UX331UN
Source: German DE→EN version
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 version
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 version
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 version
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/28/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
Asus Zenbook UX331UN teszt – Macbook vetélytárs?
Source: Laptopkalauz HU→EN version
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.

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.

i5-8550U: 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.


There are hardly any tablets in this display size range anymore. For subnotebooks, on the other hand, it is the standard format.

The advantage of subnotebooks is that the entire laptop can be small and therefore easily portable. The smaller display also has the advantage of requiring less power, which further improves battery life and thus mobility. The disadvantage is that reading texts is more strenuous on the eyes. High resolutions are more likely to be found in standard laptops.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

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.

Beyond gaming, a wide range of notebooks are offered for different needs and budgets, from ultra-slim and lightweight ultrabooks to versatile 2-in-1 convertibles and budget-friendly options. In 2023, Asus had a 7% global market share of the PC market.

Customer satisfaction with ASUS notebooks concerns performance, the features, and the good price-performance ratio of ASUS notebooks. However, as with any brand, there are occasional reports of problems such as overheating, driver compatibility, or build quality issues.

82.58%: This rating is slightly above average, there are somewhat more devices with worse ratings. However, clear purchase recommendations look different.

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


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