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Asus Zenbook UX303UB-DH74T

Specifications

Asus Zenbook UX303UB-DH74T
Asus Zenbook UX303UB-DH74T (Zenbook Series)
Processor
Graphics adapter
NVIDIA GeForce 940M - 2048 MB, Core: 1071 MHz, Memory: 1800 MHz, 353.84, Optimus
Memory
20380 MB 
, Dual-Channel, 1066.7 MHz, 11-11-11-28, DDR3, (4 GB soldered)
Display
13.3 inch 16:9, 3200x1800 pixel, Capacitive, IPS, Name: Samsung 133YL03-P01, ID: SDC394A, glossy: yes
Mainboard
Intel Skylake-U Premium PCH
Storage
CUK Cyclone SSD 1TB, 1024 GB 
Soundcard
Intel Skylake-U/Y PCH - High Definition Audio
Connections
3 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 HDMI, 1 DisplayPort, Audio Connections: 3.5 mm combo audio, Card Reader: SD
Networking
Qualcomm Killer Wireless-n/a/ac 1525 Wireless Network Adapter (a/b/g/n/ac), Bluetooth 4.0
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 19.2 x 323 x 223 ( = 0.76 x 12.72 x 8.78 in)
Battery
50 Wh Lithium-Polymer
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64 Bit
Camera
Webcam: HD
Additional features
Speakers: Bang & Olufsen, Keyboard: Chiclet, Keyboard Light: yes, Bag, DisplayPort-to-VGA adaptor, USB-to-Ethernet adaptor, , McAfee LiveSafe-Internet Security (trial), MS Office (trial), WPS Office, 12 Months Warranty
Weight
1.52 kg ( = 53.62 oz / 3.35 pounds), Power Supply: 214 g ( = 7.55 oz / 0.47 pounds)
Price
1299 USD

 

Average Score: 81.67% - good
Average of 3 scores (from 3 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 86%, features: 68%, display: 79% mobility: 78%, workmanship: 90%, ergonomy: 86%, emissions: 87%

Reviews for the Asus Zenbook UX303UB-DH74T

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%

Foreign Reviews

Asus Zenbook UX303UB
Source: Allround-PC.com German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/04/2016

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce 940M: Mid-range graphics card of the GeForce 900M series, based on the Maxwell architecture. 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.  
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.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
13.3":

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.
1.52 kg:

This weight is typical for very big tablets, subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 11-13 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).


81.67%: 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, 2016-02-18 (Update: 2016-02-18)