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Asus ZenBook 14 UX433FA

Specifications

Asus ZenBook 14 UX433FA
Asus ZenBook 14 UX433FA (ZenBook 14 Series)
Graphics adapter
Intel UHD Graphics 620, 24.20.100.6195
Memory
16384 MB 
, LPDDR3, 1200 MHz, 10-10-10-28, Dual-Channel
Display
14 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 157 PPI, AU Optronics B140HAN03.2, IPS, AUO323D, glossy: yes
Mainboard
Intel Cannon Lake-U PCH-LP Premium
Storage
WDC PC SN520 SDAPNUW-512G, 512 GB 
Soundcard
Realtek ALC255 @ Intel Cannon Point-LP PCH - cAVS (Audio, Video, Speech)
Connections
1 USB 2.0, 2 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 USB 3.1 Gen2, 1 HDMI, Audio Connections: 3.5 mm combo, Card Reader: MicroSD, Brightness Sensor
Networking
Intel Wireless-AC 9560 (a/b/g/n/ac), Bluetooth 5
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 15.9 x 319 x 199 ( = 0.63 x 12.56 x 7.83 in)
Battery
50 Wh Lithium-Polymer, 3-cell
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64 Bit
Camera
Webcam: 3D 720p
Additional features
Speakers: Stereo Harman Kardon w/ Alexa voice recognition support, Keyboard: Chiclet, Keyboard Light: yes, USB to RJ-45 adapter, Asus Hello, Keyboard Hotkeys, E-Service, 12 Months Warranty
Weight
1.19 kg ( = 41.98 oz / 2.62 pounds), Power Supply: 132 g ( = 4.66 oz / 0.29 pounds)
Price
1200 USD

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 81.05% - good
Average of 4 scores (from 8 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 74%, features: 47%, display: 81% mobility: 83%, workmanship: 81%, ergonomy: 78%, emissions: 91%

Reviews for the Asus ZenBook 14 UX433FA

84.2% Asus ZenBook 14 UX433F (i7-8565U) Laptop Review | Notebookcheck
The new ZenBook 14 has a mind-boggling 92 percent screen-to-body ratio to best even the XPS 13. How did Asus manage to achieve such narrow bezels on all four sides of the display while still offering 100 percent sRGB and Whiskey Lake-U?
80% Asus ZenBook 14 review: A worthy competitor to MacBook Air
Source: India Today English
The ZenBook 14 is a really good laptop. It has the looks and the performance in equal measures. It’s easy to live with on a daily basis -- the display is good, the audio is decent, the typing experience is satisfying for an ultrabook with the unique ErgoLift hinge. The compact form is extremely portable and, with a Core i7 processor, it can hang on even when the user demands some performance.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/30/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
Asus ZenBook 14 initial review: A 14-inch screen in the body of a 13-inch laptop
Source: Pocket Lint English
With similar specs to the Dell XPS 13 and the MacBook Air, the ZenBook 14 looks to be a good performer from Asus that takes some of the best bits from the ZenBook S and ZenBook Pro models from 2018.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 01/14/2019
Hands on: Asus ZenBook 14 review
Source: Techradar English
The Asus ZenBook 14 takes the coolest features from the ZenBook S and ZenBook Pro that had debuted last year and crams them into a clever, little 14-inch laptop that straddles the line between both. For that, this is a kitchen sink of sorts that can appeal to several kinds of users.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/09/2019
80% Asus ZenBook 14 UX433 Review
Source: Laptop Mag English
The ZenBook 14 is one of the better ultraportables you can buy, but it's not quite the best.The main attraction is the laptop's compact chassis, which fits a 14-inch display in what is essentially the footprint of a traditional 13-inch laptop. And with a gorgeous military-tested dark-blue aluminum finish, the ZenBook 14 combines that convenience with durability and beauty.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/11/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%

Foreign Reviews

Обзор ультрабука ASUS ZenBook 14 UX433FN: компактность — превыше всего
Source: 3DNews.ru RU→EN
Positive: Compact size; light weight; high mobility; nice gaming performance.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/05/2019
Обзор легкого, тонкого и стильного 14-дюймового ноутбука Asus ZenBook 14 UX433F
Source: Ixbt RU→EN
Positive: Powerful processor; slim size; light weight; silent system; very long battery life; attractive price.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/29/2019
ASUS ZenBook 14 (UX433): самый безрамочный ноутбук в мире
Source: Hi-Tech Mail RU→EN
Positive: Metal case; face ID unlock; long battery life; slim size. Negative: Relatively heavy and bulky.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/27/2018
80% Asus ZenBook 14 med dedikert grafikk
Source: Tek.no NO→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/26/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%

Comment

Model: The Asus ZenBook 14 UX433FA is a laptop that claims to be the world’s smallest 14-inch laptops to date. It is designed to give the freedom to discover creative power, including its breathtaking frameless NanoEdge display. Users will appreciate not only the tremendous power within and the thoughtful attention to detail, but also the timeless beauty of the design, with its sensational Royal Blue or Icicle Silver finish enhanced by the new Rose Gold trim panel. ZenBook 14 heralds a new era of ultraportable design, with an ultracompact, ultralight chassis. Featuring the 4-sided NanoEdge display, the ZenBook 14 is one of the world’s smallest 14-inch laptops and is 13 % smaller than the previous generation ZenBook 14. On the keyboard, the ZenBook 14 goes the extra mile with its exclusive ErgoLift hinge, an engineering masterpiece designed to automatically tilt the keyboard to the most comfortable typing position. The ZenBook 14 also introduces the exclusive new NumberPad, a touchpad with a switchable numeric keypad for speedy data entry. Even when the NumberPad is activated, the touchpad retains its cursor function. As for the display, the ultraslim bezels are just 2.9 mm thin at the sides, 3.3 mm at the bottom and a mere 6.1 mm at the top to accommodate the camera. The ZenBook 14 is only about the size of an A4 sheet, which is smaller than many 13.3-inch laptops. Its crisp, clear, high-resolution display makes any visuals look their best, with wide viewing angles and vivid, accurate colors. It also features exclusive ASUS technologies, including ASUS Splendid and ASUS Tru2Life Video that fine-tune display parameters to ensure optimum eye comfort and color performance, for any kind of content.

Designed to empower creativity, the ZenBook 14 doesn’t sacrifice performance for size. It’s built to give all the raw power needed for effortless on-the-go computing. Featuring the latest 8th-Gen Intel Core i7-8565U processor, 16 GB RAM and a 512 GB PCIe SSD, the ZenBook 14 will never keep users waiting. As for connectivity, the ZenBook 14 is equipped with gigabit-class Wi-Fi and ASUS Wi-Fi Master technology. So, users can enjoy ultrafast downloads and smooth streaming with greater range and more stable network connections than ever before. Additionally, the latest Bluetooth 5.0 brings all the benefits of the latest low-power peripherals and accessories. The ZenBook 14 is powered by a high-capacity battery that won’t let users down with up to 13 hours of battery life. It features an USB-C port for any-way-up connections and superfast USB 3.1 Gen 2 data transfers. And users will also find a USB 3.0 Type-A port, a USB 2.0 port, an HDMI port and a microSD card reader, so it’s easy to connect to all peripherals. In conclusion, the Asus ZenBook 14 UX433FA is smaller, lighter, and has a great design compared to its predecessors. There aren’t many ultraportable laptops with an i7 processor. Thus, it is very suitable for users who need a lightweight device to work on the go.

Hands-on article by Jagadisa Rajarathnam

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. » 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.  
8565U: 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 1.8 and 4.6 GHz (Turbo Boost) and support HyperThreading.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
14":

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.
1.19 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).


81.05%: 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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Stefan Hinum, 2018-12-21 (Update: 2018-12-21)