Friday, 2 August 2013


Some introductions..

 +ASUS is an emerging powerhouse in mobile computing, focusing heavily in the +Intel inspired Ultrabooks.

When a person mentioned ultrabook, the first few things that come in our mind is light weight to be extra mobile, durable and of course high performance. In this article, I will drill down to the core specifications that can aid you in your product differrentions.

The ultrabook from Asus that i wish to mentioned is the Asus  ZENBOOK UX31A-DH51.


The first thing we notice is the body casing. It has become a norm for manufacturers to use plastic materials for their casing but this ultrabook has an alumium casing that usually give a extra premium feel.. Accoridng to +ASUS the lid alone requires a special manufacturing process. At 1.45KG with slim line design , this model has superb mobility.


The brain on this model is powered by +Intel 3rd genertaion processor, i5-3317U. Although it is not a 4th generation processor, the performance was not compromised. The screen uses IPS which gives a pretty rich color display. 


This laptop has the capacity 128GB SSD which give a reliable fast booting power. The usual specsification includes stanrd USB ports with WIFI , Bluetooth, and best of all, this laptop has the Bang &Olufsen Icepower speaker.

As a result, the Zenbook takes care of your performance and multimedia needs, ,a t the same time stylish and highly portable. Fit perfectly in your life.  

IS this worth buying?

Yes, although it runs on the older genretaion of processor, it stil has the nescessary processiong power , and affordable light weight Zenbook that works well if you are tight on budget. 

A more detail important specifications are highlighted in the table below. 

Display13.3" 16:9 HD
Processori5-3317U Processor (3M Cache, up to 2.60 GHz)
Number of core2
Operating SystemIntel® HM76 Express Chipset
GraphicIntel HD 4000
Storage"Solid State Drive (SSD) 128 GB
CameraHD 720p CMOS module
AudioBang & Olufsen ICEpower®
Connectivity Wifi, Bluetooh, HDMI ports, 3 USB 3.0 ports , SD card reader
Weight1.45 KG
Dimension12.9" x 8.9" x 0.3~0.78"
Detail colorSpun Metal Aluminum