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ASUS F9S-2P050E

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the usability and screen. The performance and value for money are also mentioned favorably, but some have doubts about the build quality and battery.

portability, price, performance, screen, usability

battery, durability

On average, users rate this product 85/100.

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Asus F9S User Review

 

When searching for a notebook I was looking for something that would last me for at least my four years of undergraduate studies, something that would be light and easy to carry without compromising performance, and something that can handle a few...

Dedicated Graphics ; Nice and simple design ; Speakers are of very good quality ; Very nice price range ; Excellent performance to weight ratio ; An HDMI port ; Asus provides a full warranty for two years (maybe different for others)

Build quality could be better ; Better and sturdier plastic should have been used ; Lack of dedicated shortcut buttons ; The lack of a latch to secure the lid to the notebook when it is closed ; Battery juts out 1” from the rear

I'd highly recommend buying an additional stick of 1GB RAM, as this will ensure better and smoother performance. If you plan on traveling a lot with this notebook, you may want to consider purchasing a 9-cell battery for it and some type of enclosure...

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Good laptop

 

I added 1GB of memory and I am using it with ReadyBoost (a 4GB USB memory). I have no problem with its performance. My laptop policy is to erase hard drive setup of laptop manufacturers to make my own. I did it and went through the process of...

Fast, light for the price, fast graphic card for the price, very nice and sharp screen. Easy access to part of the hardware from bottom. Comes with a good bag and recovery CD and a good manual. HDMI connection for display

Body is not sophisticated enough comparing with other brands that I had. It seems battery is hard to find for this battery in US. I hope this changes in future as my battery will be dead in one year for sure

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great feature in small notebook

 

12.1-inch notebook for the class is synonymous with performance and the limited facilities. This can not be separated from the small size (so it is rather difficult added various facilities) and peruntukannya the target users who travel frequently...

complete by HDMI, and battery double

pounderable

Product Specifications

It's exhilarating capabilities will immerse you in riveting vibrant entertainment at home or on the go Enjoy revolutionary entertainment on the go! F9S enables breakthrough mobile performance, new high-definition capabilities and improved battery life.

Audio Input

Type:Microphone

Audio Output

Type:Sound card

Battery

Technology:Lithium ion

Cache Memory

Installed Size:4MB

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:8.7in
Height:1.3in
Weight:4.2lbs
Width:12.1in

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:12.1in
Diagonal Size (metric):30.7cm
Max Resolution:1280 x 800
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: Yes

Header

Compatibility:PC
Manufacturer:ASUSTeK COMPUTER
Model:A1
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:ASUS F9S

Input Device

Type:Keyboard / Mouse / Touchpad

Mainboard

Data Bus Speed:800MHz

Miscellaneous

Color:Black

Modem

Max Transfer Rate:56Kbps
Type:Fax / modem

Networking

Data Link Protocol:Bluetooth 2.0 EDR / Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / IEEE 802.11a / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g
Type:Network adapter
Wireless LAN Supported: Yes
Wireless Protocol:802.11a/b/g / Bluetooth 2.0 EDR

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Optical Storage

Type:DVD

OS Provided

Edition:Windows Vista Home Premium
Type:Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium

Processor

64-bit Computing: Yes
Clock Speed:2GHz
Manufacturer:Intel
Multi-Core Technology:Dual-Core
Processor Number:T7300
Type:Core 2 Duo

RAM

Installed Size:1GB
Max Supported Size:2GB
Technology:DDR2 SDRAM

Service & Support

Type:2 years warranty

Software

Microsoft Office Ready:Includes a preinstalled image of select 2007 Microsoft Office suites. Purchase a Medialess License Kit (MLK) to activate the software.

Storage Controller

Type:Serial ATA

Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Storage Hard Drive

Type:Portable

Storage Removable

Type: None

System

Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:160GB
Notebook Type:Notebook
Platform Technology:Intel Centrino Duo
Security Devices:Fingerprint reader

Video Memory

Installed Size:128MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:NVIDIA GeForce 8400M G
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