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Asus ZenBook 14 UX433FN

Specifications

Asus ZenBook 14 UX433FN
Asus ZenBook 14 UX433FN (ZenBook 14 Series)
Graphics adapter
NVIDIA GeForce MX150 - 2048 MB, GDDR5
Memory
16384 MB 
, DDR3-2133MHz onboard
Display
14 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 157 PPI, glossy: no
Storage
512 MB NAND Flash, 0.5 GB 
,
Connections
1 USB 2.0, 1 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 USB 3.1 Gen2, 1 HDMI, Audio Connections: 3.5mm, Card Reader: microSD
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5), Bluetooth 5.0
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: HD
Additional features
Keyboard: Chiclet, with integrated NumberPad, 1.4mm key travel, Keyboard Light: yes
Weight
1.1 kg ( = 38.8 oz / 2.43 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 84.5% - good
Average of 6 scores (from 10 reviews)
price: 95%, performance: 83%, features: - %, display: 90% mobility: 83%, workmanship: 90%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Asus ZenBook 14 UX433FN

ASUS Zenbook 14 UX433F Review
Source: The Tech Revolutionist English
ASUS has focused on getting the basics right without making any trade-offs while trying to design a thin bezel, powerful yet light laptop. Their innovation on the virtual numpad and ErgoLift is also commendable, and allows the Zenbook 14 UX433F to stand out from any other products in the market. All things considered, this is indeed one of the best notebook computers you can buy in the market right now.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/31/2019
85% ASUS ZenBook 14 UX433 review: All this for under $1,900?!
Source: Hardware Zone English
The ZenBook 14 is an excellent mainstream notebook from ASUS with lots to like and little to fault. The overall design is outstanding, especially when you consider it is more compact than most 13-inch notebooks and it even meets the MIL-STD-810 standards for ruggedness. It also has a ton of useful and thoughtful features too, such as the ErgoLift hinge, the NumberPad, and full-size USB-A and HDMI ports. General performance was good too and the battery life is decent for a system with its specifications. And then there’s its attractive price. The only things that count against it are the lackluster graphics performance, lack of Thunderbolt 3 support, and the narrow trackpad. All things considered, it’s one of the best bang for buck notebooks you can buy, thus earning our Best Value seal of approval.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/04/2019
Rating: Total score: 85% price: 95% performance: 75% mobility: 80% workmanship: 85%
ASUS ZenBook 14 (UX433) Review
Source: Yugatech English
The ASUS ZenBook 14 is one of those laptops you pick if you want something for productivity yet portable and attractive at the same time. It has a nice display with slim bezels, premium chassis, solid speakers, and packs decent performance and respectable battery life. As for the virtual NumPad, it’s something we rarely used, but it’s cool and nice to have around.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/31/2018
85% Asus ZenBook UX433 review (UX433FN – Core i7-8565U, MX150 Max-Q)
Source: Ultrabook Review English
Anyway, that’s about it for our review of the Asus ZenBook UX433 FN series, but the comments section below is open for your feedback and questions, and look further for updates in the weeks to come as we hopefully get to test a final version of the UX433FN series.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/19/2018
Rating: Total score: 85%
85% Asus ZenBook UX433 review (UX433FN – Core i7-8565U, MX150 Max-Q)
Source: Ultrabook News English
Anyway, that’s about it for our review of the Asus ZenBook UX433 FN series, but the comments section below is open for your feedback and questions, and look further for updates in the weeks to come as we hopefully get to test a final version of the UX433FN series.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/28/2018
Rating: Total score: 85%
Asus ZenBook 14 (UX433) review: Hands-on
Source: PC Advisor English
Based on what we’ve seen, the ZenBook 14 is a very promising shakeup to the Asus laptop line. It’s smaller, lighter, and better looking, without sacrificing either ports or power, and it packs in a novelty numpad.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/30/2018

Foreign Reviews

80% Asus ZenBook 14 UX433FN
Source: PCtipp.ch German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/02/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Asus Zenbook 14 en 15 Review
Source: Tweakers Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/19/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
92% Asus Zenbook 14 UX433F z klawiaturą numeryczną… w touchpadzie (recenzja)
Source: Tabletowo Turkish PL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/10/2018
Rating: Total score: 92% performance: 90% display: 90% mobility: 85% workmanship: 95%
Asus ZenBook UX433 review (Core i7-8565U, MX150 Max-Q)
Source: Giz.ro →EN
Positive: Compact size; nice display; solid workmanship; decent ergonomy; high performance; good cooling and silent system; decent speakers; attractive price. Negative: Limited connectivity; no USB-C; short battery life; slow charging.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/26/2018

Comment

Model: The Asus ZenBook 14 UX433FN is a laptop under the ZenBook line, which had a massive design overhaul. The ZenBook 14 now features smaller bezels, a new hinge, and a more premium finish than any previous ZenBook. The lid has the same spun metal finish as most previous models, which is the best indicator that this is still a ZenBook while the rest of the body has an anodized metal finish available in either Royal Blue or Icicle Silver. Thanks to the new bezels and other design tweaks this is a seriously compact laptop, with a 92 percent screen-to-body ratio and a body that’s smaller than most 13-inch laptops, let alone rival 14-inch models, measuring 31.9 x 19.9 x 1.59cm. It’s pretty light too, weighing 1.09 kg with the optional anti-glare display, and slightly more at 1.19 kg with the standard screen. It's a little thicker, at 1.59 cm, but that's still fairly slim. The new ZenBook 14 now feature Asus’s ‘ErgoLift hinge’, which is a fancy name for a simple hook design that helps lift the back of the laptop up as users open it. That both puts the keyboard at a more comfortable angle for typing and handily improves both cooling and audio performance according to the company. As for displays, it is a Full HD (1,920 × 1,080). Asus says that all of the displays feature 178-degree viewing angles and cover 72% of the NTSC color gamut, which is roughly equivalent to 100 % of the sRGB gamut. The display feature Asus’s ‘NanoEdge’ technology, which is essentially a fancy way of saying that it has very slim bezels, which boasts a 95 % screen-to-body ratio.

In terms of core specs, a user gets an i7-8565U processor 8th-gen backed up by a separate Nvidia GeForce MX150 GPU. It’s hardly the most powerful graphics card around, but we’re pleased to see Asus sticking with the discrete GPU in such a portable device. Other than that, a user gets 16 GB DDR3 RAM and 512 GB SSD storage. This should breeze through day-to-day stuff and comfortably cope with creative work like image editing or light video processing too. The ZenBook laptops have usually been pretty strong in connectivity and input, and the ZenBook 14 doesn’t disappoint. Asus is continuing its commitment to proper ports even in an ultrabook, with the obligatory USB-C backed up by two USB-A ports, HDMI, a headphone jack, a microSD card slot, and the power socket. That’s a lot of connectivity for such a slim laptop. A user also gets a 3D IR camera, which Asus says should help use face to log even in low light, placed in the top bezel of the screen. Then there’s voice recognition to use with Alexa or Cortana, along with Bluetooth 5.0 and dual-band 802.11ac gigabit-class Wi-Fi. As for audio, the speakers once again come from Harman Kardon in a setup Asus has called ‘SonicMaster’. Asus is promising up to 14 hours of battery life, which is in line with recent models. It’s not quite up there with battery champs like the XPS 13, but it should be more than enough for most people. Thus, users who are always on the go such as business professionals or heavy users can definitely consider this laptop for its lightweight build and powerful hardware.

Hands-on article by Jagadisa Rajarathnam

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.  

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.

1.1 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).


84.5%: 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.

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

 

Devices from a different Manufacturer and/or with a different CPU

MSI PS42 8RB-206NL
GeForce MX150, Kaby Lake Refresh 8550U
Honor MagicBook VLT-W50
GeForce MX150, Kaby Lake Refresh 8250U
MSI PS42 8RB-606XES
GeForce MX150, Kaby Lake Refresh 8550U
Huawei MateBook D 14-53010CQK
GeForce MX150, Kaby Lake Refresh 8550U
Asus VivoBook S14 S430FN-EB032T
GeForce MX150, Core i5 8265U
Acer Swift 3 SF314-56G
GeForce MX150, Core i5 8265U
Asus ZenBook 14 UX431FN
GeForce MX150, Core i5 8265U
Honor MagicBook VLT-W60A
GeForce MX150, Kaby Lake Refresh 8550U
MSI PS42 8RB-060
GeForce MX150, Kaby Lake Refresh 8250U
Asus ZenBook 14 UX433FN-A6090T
GeForce MX150, Kaby Lake Refresh 8250U
Acer Swift 3-SF314-54G
GeForce MX150, Kaby Lake Refresh 8250U
MSI PS42 8RB-021ES
GeForce MX150, Kaby Lake Refresh 8550U
MSI Prestige PS42 8RB-073
GeForce MX150, Kaby Lake Refresh 8550U

Devices with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

HP Pavilion 14-ce0014ns
GeForce MX150, Kaby Lake Refresh 8550U, 1.6 kg
HP Pavilion 14-CE0000NS
GeForce MX150, Kaby Lake Refresh 8550U, 1.7 kg
Lenovo Ideapad 720s-14IKBR-81BD003RSP
GeForce MX150, Kaby Lake Refresh 8550U, 1.6 kg
HP Pavilion 14-ce0012ns
GeForce MX150, Kaby Lake Refresh 8550U, 1.6 kg
Acer Swift 3 SF314-55G
GeForce MX150, Core i3 8145U, 0 kg

Devices with the same GPU

Medion Akoya P6687-MD61007
GeForce MX150, Kaby Lake Refresh 8550U, 15.6", 2.5 kg
Asus ZenBook RX533FN-A8059T
GeForce MX150, Core i7 8565U, 15.6", 1.6 kg
Asus VivoBook S15 S532FA-BN012T
GeForce MX150, Core i5 8265U, 15.6", 1.8 kg
Dell Latitude 15 5501-DJM4N
GeForce MX150, Core i5 9400H, 15.6", 1.82 kg
Medion Akoya P6685-30025457
GeForce MX150, Kaby Lake Refresh 8250U, 15.6", 2.1 kg
Lenovo IdeaPad 530S-15IKB-81EV003XRU
GeForce MX150, Kaby Lake Refresh 8250U, 15.6", 1.7 kg
Lenovo IdeaPad 530S-15IKB 81EV00DQMH
GeForce MX150, Kaby Lake Refresh 8250U, 15.6", 1.7 kg
Dell Inspiron 15 5584, i5-8265U
GeForce MX150, Core i5 8265U, 15.6", 1.95 kg
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Stefan Hinum, 2018-09-27 (Update: 2018-09-27)