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Asus Zenbook Series

Asus Zenbook UX303UB-DH74TProcessor: Intel Core i5 5200U, Intel Core i7 4712HQ, Intel Core i7 5500U, Intel Core i7 6500U
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 5500, NVIDIA GeForce 940M, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 850M
Display: 13.3 inch, 15.6 inch
Weight: 1.45kg, 1.5kg, 1.52kg, 2.3kg
Price: 799, 999, 1299, 2200 euro
Average Score: 81.14% - good
Average of 7 scores (from 6 reviews)
price: 90%, performance: 87%, features: 67%, display: 81%
mobility: 81%, workmanship: 90%, ergonomy: 83%, emissions: 89%

 

Asus Zenbook NX500

Specifications

Notebook: Asus Zenbook NX500
Processor: Intel Core i7 4712HQ
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 850M
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 3840x2160 pixels
Weight: 2.3kg
Price: 2200 euro
Links: Asus homepage
 Asus notebook section

Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

80% Asus ZenBook NX500
Source: Laptop Mag English
The Asus ZenBook NX500 isn't just a premium notebook; it's a work of art. Its sleek design makes it a device you'll want to put out on display, and you won't find any screen better than its 4K touch screen. The battery life could be better, but that's a minor trade-off for an otherwise stellar system.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/11/2014
Rating: Total score: 80%

 

Asus Zenbook UX303LA-R4342H

Specifications

Asus Zenbook UX303LA-R4342HNotebook: Asus Zenbook UX303LA-R4342H
Processor: Intel Core i7 5500U
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 5500
Display: 13.3 inch, 16:9, 1920x1080 pixels
Weight: 1.45kg
Price: 999 euro
Links: Asus homepage
 Asus notebook section

Average Score: 84% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

85% Asus Zenbook UX303LA Subnotebook Review | Notebookcheck
Well-rounded indeed. The Zenbook doesn't just impress with its looks alone. The subnotebook also delights with good input devices, a long battery life and low emissions.
84% Starkes Notebook mit Top-Display
Source: Chip.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/15/2015
Rating: Total score: 84% price: 99% performance: 96% features: 62% display: 100% mobility: 86% ergonomy: 83%

 

Asus Zenbook UX303LA-RO340H

Specifications

Asus Zenbook UX303LA-RO340HNotebook: Asus Zenbook UX303LA-RO340H
Processor: Intel Core i5 5200U
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 5500
Display: 13.3 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels
Weight: 1.5kg
Price: 799 euro
Links: Asus homepage
 Asus notebook section

Average Score: 74% - average
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

74% Starker Laptop mit schwachem Display
Source: Chip.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/08/2015
Rating: Total score: 74% price: 81% performance: 90% features: 68% display: 58% ergonomy: 77%

 

Asus Zenbook UX303UB-DH74T

Specifications

Asus Zenbook UX303UB-DH74TNotebook: Asus Zenbook UX303UB-DH74T
Processor: Intel Core i7 6500U
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce 940M 2048 MB
Display: 13.3 inch, 16:9, 3200x1800 pixels
Weight: 1.52kg
Price: 1299 euro
Links: Asus homepage
 Asus notebook section

Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 3 reviews)

 

85% Asus Zenbook UX303UB-DH74T Notebook Review | Notebookcheck
High resolution at a cost. The UX303 series has been around since the days of Sandy Bridge, but this is the first Skylake QHD model to make it into our labs. Unfortunately, the upgrade comes with a couple of consequences.
80% Asus ZenBook UX303UB
Source: Computer Shopper English
Overall, we were hoping it would perform a bit better in our benchmarks, but we like the ZenBook UX303UB anyway. For the fair price of $1,299, it offers ample memory and storage, an adequate keyboard, and a topnotch 3,200x1,800 touch screen with wide viewing angles and sharp detail, not to mention decent audio for enjoying songs and videos.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/18/2016
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Asus ZenBook UX303UB
Source: Mobile Tech Review English
Asus has managed to impress us again--not because of the attractive and elegant aluminum good looks of this Ultrabook... that's been the same for a few years. Sure it's still very good looking, but this time around we're impressed with how they've refined it, updated it and fixed design issues while setting an extremely competitive price that's hundreds of dollars below the big name competition.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/02/2016
Rating: Total score: 80%
Asus Zenbook UX303UB
Source: Allround-PC.com German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/04/2016

 

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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).


With these GPUs you are able to play modern and demanding games fluently at medium detail settings and HD resolution.

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 850M: Upper mid-range graphics card from the GeForce GTX 800M series.NVIDIA GeForce 940M: Mid-range graphics card of the GeForce 900M series, based on the Maxwell architecture.Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

Intel HD Graphics 5500: Integrated graphics card (GT2) in the Core processors of the Broadwell U-series (15 W TDP). » 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.  

4712HQ: Haswell-based quad-core processor clocked at 2.3 GHz with Turbo Boost support up to 3.3 GHz. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 4600 GPU and a dual channel DDR3 memory controller.5500U: Broadwell-based ULV (ultra low voltage) dual-core processor for notebooks and ultrabooks. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 5500 GPU and is manufactured in 14 nm.6500U: Skylake-based ULV dual-core processor for thin notebooks and ultrabooks. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 520 GPU and is manufactured in 14 nm.Intel Core i5:

5200U: Broadwell-based ULV (ultra low voltage) dual-core processor for notebooks and ultrabooks. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 5500 GPU and is manufactured in 14 nm.
» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

1.45 kg:

This weight is typical for big tablets, small subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 10-11 inch display-diagonal.

2.3 kg:

Usually subnotebooks, ultrabooks and quite lightweight laptops with 12-16 inch display-diagonal weigh as much.


81.14%: 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 with the same GPU

Asus Zenbook UX310UQ-FC275T
GeForce 940MX, Core i5 7200U, 13.3", 1.45 kg
Lenovo IdeaPad 710S Plus-13IKB
GeForce 940MX, Core i7 7500U, 13.3", 1.1 kg

Devices with Same Screen Size and/or Weight

Asus ZenBook UX303LB-90NB08R1-M02910
GeForce 940M, Core i5 5200U, 13.3", 1.45 kg
Asus Zenbook UX310UA-GL618T
HD Graphics 620, Core i7 7500U, 13.3", 1.3 kg
Asus ZenBook UX310UA-FC211T
HD Graphics 520, Core i5 6200U, 13.3", 1.45 kg
Asus ZenBook UX330UA-AH5Q
HD Graphics 620, Core i5 7200U, 13.3", 1.2 kg
Asus ZenBook 3 UX390UA-GS032R
HD Graphics 620, Core i5 7200U, 12.5", 0.95 kg
Asus ZenBook UX330UA-GL077T
HD Graphics 620, Core i5 7200U, 13.3", 1.2 kg
Asus Zenbook UX330UA-FC171T
HD Graphics 620, Core i7 7500U, 13.3", 1.2 kg
Asus Zenbook UX330UA-FC078T
HD Graphics 620, Core i5 7200U, 13.3", 1.2 kg
Asus Zenbook UX330UA-FC079T
HD Graphics 620, Core i7 7500U, 13.3", 1.2 kg
Asus ZenBook 3 UX390UA-GS068T
HD Graphics 620, Core i7 7500U, 12.5", 0.91 kg
Asus ZenBook 3 UX390UA-77DHDAB1
HD Graphics 620, Core i7 7500U, 12.5", 0.91 kg
Asus ZenBook 3 UX390UA-GS042T
HD Graphics 620, Core i5 7200U, 12.5", 0.91 kg
Asus ZenBook 3 UX390UA-GS052R
HD Graphics 620, Core i5 7200U, 12.5", 0.9 kg
Asus ZenBook UX310UA-FC331T
HD Graphics 620, Core i5 7200U, 13.3", 1.45 kg
Asus ZenBook UX310UA-FB097T
HD Graphics 520, Core i7 6500U, 13.3", 1.45 kg

Devices from the same Manufacturer

Asus VivoBook S15 S510UQ-BQ165T
GeForce 940MX, Core i7 7500U, 15.6", 2 kg
Asus UX410UQ-GV109T
GeForce 940MX, Core i7 7500U, 14", 1.45 kg
Asus ZenBook Flip 14 UX461UN
GeForce MX150, Core i7 8550U, 14", 1.5 kg
Asus ZenPad 3 8.0 Z582KL
Adreno 510, Snapdragon 652 MSM8976, 7.9", 0.32 kg
Asus ZenBook UX430UA-GV003T
HD Graphics 620, Core i7 7500U, 14", 1.25 kg
Asus Strix GL753VD-GC041T
GeForce GTX 1050 (Notebook), Core i7 7700HQ, 17.3", 2.8 kg
Asus K756UV-TY210T
GeForce 920MX, Core i7 7500U, 17.3", 2.7 kg
Asus K541UJ-GQ108T
GeForce 920M, Core i5 7200U, 15.6", 2 kg
Asus GL553VD-DM468T
GeForce GTX 1050 (Notebook), Core i7 7700HQ, 15.6", 2.5 kg
Asus GL552VW-DM594T
GeForce GTX 960M, Core i7 6700HQ, 15.6", 2.59 kg
Asus G752VM-GC005T
GeForce GTX 1060 (Laptop), Core i7 6700HQ, 17.3", 4.06 kg
Asus Vivobook S15 S510UQ-BR180T
GeForce 940MX, Core i7 7500U, 15.6", 1.7 kg
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Stefan Hinum, 2015-04-23 (Update: 2015-04-23)