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ASUS B23E

alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 reviews of ASUS B23E. The average rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the design and usability. The keyboard and portability are also appreciated, whereas there are some less positive views about the price and size. There are some mixed opinions about the durability.

performance, portability, keyboard, usability, design

battery, touchpad, size, price

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the ASUS B23E is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : LAPTOP Magazine (laptopmag.com)

ASUS B23E-XH71 Review

 

The ASUS B23E-XH71 has a lot of what business users are looking for, including a sturdy design and powerful security features. This ultraportable is also plenty fast, and it features one of the better keyboards we've used on an ASUS notebook. The...

Durable and lightweight design, Fingerprint reader and other security tools included, Fast Core i7 processor, Keyboard provides solid feedback

Short battery life, Weak speaker, Keyboard not backlit, Fingerprint reader wouldn't work when resuming from sleep

Feb, 2012

Expert review by : Amber Riippa (NotebookReview.com)

ASUS B23E Review: Almost Everything a Netbook Should Be

 

ASUS promises the 12.5-inch B23E to be a reliable business netbook with good performance and user-friendly features. It's packed with the kind of performance found in a mainstream business desktop. Read our full review for more!

Decent performance ; Great array of ports ; Comfortable, easy-to-use keyboard ; Extremely thin and portable

Price is a bit high ; Speakers could be better ; Small touchpad ; The ASUS B23E is a well-equipped business notebook disguised as a netbook; a good option for road warriors.

The ASUS B23E is a well-equipped business notebook disguised as a netbook; a good option for road warriors.

Mar, 2012

Expert review by (toptenreviews.com_old)

Asus B23E

 

The Asus B23E strikes a balance between speed and portability. Find out more in our review of this powerful business laptop.

The Asus B23E houses a powerful processor and graphics card

The battery life on this device is extremely weak

While the portability of this business laptop isn't great, its power and processing speed nearly make up the difference.

Product Specifications

Audio

Built-in Microphone: Yes

Battery

Battery Capacity:48
Battery capacity (Watt hours):48
Battery performance:4400
Number of battery cells:3

Design

Color of product:Black
Form Factor:Clamshell
Intel segment tagging:Enterprise, Professional
Market positioning:Business

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display Diagonal:12.5
Display Resolution:1366 x 768
LED backlight: Yes

Energy Management

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter output current:3.95
AC adapter output voltage:19
AC adapter power:75

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:N
Discrete graphics adapter model: No
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:650
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1300
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x116
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 3000

Keyboard

Numeric keypad: No
Pointing device:Touchpad

Memory

Internal memory:4
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:8
Memory clock speed:1333
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM

Networking

3G: No
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:3.0+HS
Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Optical Drive

LightScribe: No
Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi

Other Features

Graphics adapter family:Intel
Infrared data port: No

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y

Packaging Data

AC adapter bundled: Yes
AC adapter included:Y

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
DC-in jack: Yes
DVI port: No
eSATA/USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
ExpressCard slot: Yes
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: Yes
S/PDIF out port: Yes
SmartCard slot: Yes
TV out:N
TV out port: No
TV-out:N
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter output current:3.95
AC adapter output voltage:19
AC adapter power:75

Processor

Bus type:DMI
Chipset:Intel QM67 Express
Conflict Free processor:N
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):25
ECC supported by processor:N
FSB Parity: No
Integrated 4G WiMAX:Y
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:16
Motherboard chipset:Intel QM67 Express
PCI Express configurations:1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
PCI Express slots version:2.0
Processor:I5-2450M
Processor boost frequency:3.1
Processor cache:3
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor codename:Sandy Bridge
Processor cores:2
Processor family:2nd gen Intel® Core™ i5
Processor frequency:2.5
Processor lithography:32
Processor Manufacturer:Intel
Processor model:I5-2450M
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor series:Intel Core i5-2400 Mobile series
Processor socket:PGA988
Processor threads:4
Stepping:J1
System bus data transfer rate:5
System bus rate:5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):35
Tjunction:100

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available: No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology: Yes
Execute Disable Bit: Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:32
Idle States: Yes
Intel 64:Y
Intel AES New Instructions: Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:N
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: Yes
Intel Enhanced Halt State: Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: Yes
Intel FDI Technology: Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access: Yes
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Insider: Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology: Yes
Intel My WiFi Technology: Yes
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Smart Cache: Yes
Intel Trusted Execution Technology: No
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT): Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: Yes
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):Y
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):Y
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):N
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):Y
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):Y
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):Y
Intel® Smart Cache:Y
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y
Processor ARK ID:53452
Processor code:SR04Z
Processor package size:37.5x37.5 (rPGA988B); 31 x 24 (BGA1023)
Supported instruction sets:AVX
Thermal Monitoring Technologies: Yes

Security

Cable lock slot:Kensington
Cable lock slot type:Kensington
HDD recovery: Yes
Password protection:BIOS, HDD
Password protection type:BIOS, HDD

Software

Operating system architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 7 Professional

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:Memory Stick (MS), MMC, MS PRO, SD, xD
Hard Drive Capacity:500
Hard Drive Interface:Serial ATA
Hard Drive Size:2.5
Host interface:SATA
Number of hard drives installed:1
Storage media:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:500

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:8.11
Height:1.1
Weight:3.42
Width:12