amazon Asus X401A reviews
Simple design, slim design with many bright colors and battery life is quite good, X401A is one of the attractive options for students in the first years.
Designed for young and dynamic, the Asus X401A has four versions with bright colors such as bright white, greenish, fresh pink and the traditional “gray” mouse coat as the Test Lab model receives.
With a size of 34.4×24.1×2.65 cm and weighing only 1.85 kg, the X401A looks slimmer and lighter than some laptops in the same line.
The machine is equipped with a 14-inch LED screen, 1366×768 resolution. A 0.3MP VGA camera and an SD card reader (SDSC, SDHC, SDXC), are more convenient for sharing data with other digital devices. The point to note is that the X401A is not equipped with an optical drive due to its size limitations.
Chiclet keypad, soft key with short movement. Although the sensitivity of the keys is not good enough but still enough to Test Lab “surf” on the keyboard when typing text at fast speed.
Touchpad supports multi-touch, integrated both mouse button (left, right), light button, easy to use.
Because of its seamless solid-state design, the space above is quite open, with only one power button, while the function keys, such as Wi-Fi connectivity on / off, custom screen brightness, Dynamic or multimedia controls are integrated into the Fn keypad.
Port numbers, peripheral interfaces on the right edge include: standard VGA and HDMI video output, USB 3.0, 100Mbps RJ-45 network port, card reader and headphone jack, microphone ).
The left side has an additional USB 2.0 port and power supply. In addition, the X401A is equipped with an expansion card that supports 802.11n high-speed Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 3.0 connectivity.
Compared with some laptops in the same line, the port number, communication support of the machine less and mainly focus on the right side of the machine. Practical experience shows that connecting peripheral devices through the ports on the right-hand side of the body is often inconvenient, easily entangled; Especially when using external mouse via USB interface.
Underneath, there are hot runners at the hot spots, detachable lids, easy to use when upgrading RAM, hard drive.
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Overall, the performance of the X410A is average. This also fully complies with hardware configurations including the Intel Core i3-2320M processor (2.4GHz, 3MB cache), integrated graphics, HD Graphics 3000, 4GB DDR3 1333MHz RAM and 500GB HDD, SATA 3Gbps.
Test results with the overall performance evaluation tool PCMark 7, configuration testing reached 1936 points.
ATTO’s hard disk component score shows that the system partitions have fast data access speeds of 99.15MB / s and 104.55MB / s, respectively.
The graphics capabilities of the X410A is quite modest with 3,623 points 3DMark 06.
Similar to the Cinebench R11.5 (64 bit), the X410A scored 9.68 fps (fps) on the OpenGL test and 2.29 on the CPU test.
Still, if you do not require too much graphics processing power, the X401A can still handle some light entertainment; For example, with Street Fighter IV, the test configuration is 33.37 fps at 1366×768 (WXGA) resolution and the default graphics settings.
Check the actual battery life with MobileMark 2007, the X410A reaches 5 hours and 34 minutes in the multi-task test; A relatively high performance compared to other popular configurations. Thus, readers can rest assured when going to class or sitting library throughout the session.
Compact design, colorful fresh young.
The battery life is good.
Soft price, suitable for students
Plastic case is easy to stick to fingerprints.
No optical drive.
Only 2 USB ports.