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Asus UL80

alaTest has collected and analyzed 589 reviews of Asus UL80. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Opinions about the battery and price are overall positive. The usability and portability are also appreciated, but some have doubts about the connectivity and touchpad.

performance, portability, usability, price, battery

touchpad, connectivity

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Asus UL80 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 342 user reviews of Asus UL80 from The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on People are impressed by the battery and price. The usability and portability are also appreciated, but many are negative about the connectivity. Reviews are divided on the touchpad.

performance, portability, usability, price, battery


79% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: ASUS VivoBook S400CA-DH51T 14-Inch Touch UltrabookASUS UL80Ag-A1 Thin and Light 14-Inch Black Laptop - 12 Hours of Battery Life (Windows 7 Home Premium)Asus X401U 14" Laptop 500GB/4GB/HD7340/Windows8 (Black)

Oct, 2015

Expert review by: Allen Ngo (

Review Asus G46VW Notebook


Nvidia GTX for a subnotebook. The first ever 14-inch Republic of

Strong base; Quiet keyboard; Large touchpad; Low noise for a gaming notebook; VGA, HDMI, Mini-DisplayPort output connectivity; Good battery life for the hardware; Strong GPU performance; Sleek aesthetics

Non-removable battery; Not made for end-user upgradeability; Low maximum screen brightness; Average display quality for 1366x768 resolution model; Poor outdoor usability; Soft keyboard feedback; Reduced GPU performance on batteries; Slow HDD

The G46 packs one of the largest punches for a 14-inch notebook and is able to remain relatively quiet at the same time.

Dec, 2012

Expert review by: Felix Sold (

Review Asus UL80Vt Notebook


Small Power Package! "UltraLight" is the name Asus has given to t

Chic design; Good workmanship; Hybrid graphic; Overclockable CPU; Very long battery life; Price

Small scope of delivery; High black value

There aren't many notebooks in the 14.0 inch division that can keep up with the UL80Vt yet.

Feb, 2010

Expert review by: Scott Stein (

Asus UL80JT (Core i3 330UM 1.2GHz review: Asus UL80JT (Core i3 330UM 1.2GHz


Nvidia Optimus switchable graphics; slim design.

Weak battery life; low-voltage Core i3 processor is slower than other Core i3 laptops; too much keyboard flex.

A thin design and Nvidia Optimus automatic-switching graphics make the Asus UL80JT-A1 an initially appealing laptop, but looks can be misleading: the underwhelming CPU and battery life are both serious negatives.

Sep, 2010

Expert review by: LAPTOP Magazine (

ASUS UL80Jt-A1 Review


Of the numerous 14-inch Optimus notebooks we've reviewed so far, the ASUS UL80Jt stands out as one of the best. For $869, you get excellent endurance for a system this size without sacrificing too much performance. If you're looking for something with...

Good endurance, Sturdy brushed aluminum finish, Above-average performance, Over 6 hours of battery life, Two-year warranty

Mouse button a bit stiff, Keyboard has some flex, Lid picks up fingerprints

Aug, 2010

Expert review by: Scott Stein (

Asus UL80J-BBK5 review: Asus UL80J-BBK5


Editors' note: This review is part of our 2010 retail laptop and desktop back-to-school roundup , covering specific fixed configurations of popular systems that can be found in retail stores.

Good graphics performance; slim design.

Weak battery life; low-voltage Core i3 processor is slower than other Core i3 laptops; too much keyboard flex.

The thin design and Nvidia Optimus automatic graphics switching on the Asus UL80J-BBK5 are appealing, but the underperforming CPU and battery life on this compact 14-incher are disappointments.

Aug, 2010

Expert review by: Arthur Gies (

Asus UL80Vt-A1


Asus has its work cut out for it in finding a market for the UL80Vt-A1. This laptop has a higher price ($849) than many similarly specced competitors, though it's in the same ballpark as its $800 stablemate, the Asus UL30A. So how does Asus justify the...

Good screen is legible in direct sunlight ; Switchable GPU and overclocked CPU

The touchpad and mouse button are terrible ; Feels a little flimsy

The UL80Vt-A1 delivers good battery life, a discrete GPU, and a surprisingly snappy user experience, but gets held back on design choices.

Nov, 2009

Expert review by: Laura June (

ASUS UL80Vt review: thin and light on a budget


With the release of Windows 7 has come a serious onslaught on new laptops. Great news for us, since we love choices -- but we don't really get a chance to

Sleek, attractive design ; Impressive switchable graphics ; Better than average battery life

Nearly unusable mouse button ; Slightly cheap-feeling build quality ; Seriously fingerprint prone

Nov, 2009

Expert review by: Charles P. Jefferies (

ASUS UL80Vt-A1 Review


The ASUS UL80Vt is a 14” thin-and-light laptop with 10 hours of battery life, an overclocked processor, and switchable Nvidia graphics. Read on to find out if this battery-friendly powerhouse is worth your money.

Sleek design (see cons) ; Stellar battery life ; Switchable graphics

Subpar build quality ; Abysmal keyboard ; Unfriendly touchpad

The ASUS UL80Vt is a notebook we really want to like but has too many drawbacks to overwhelmingly recommend. While it has a stellar ten-hour battery life, sleek design, and good overall performance, its weak build quality, abysmal keyboard, and...

Nov, 2009

Expert review by: LAPTOP Magazine (

ASUS UL80Vt (Vt-A1) Review


The ASUS UL80Vt costs more than other ULV thin-and-light notebooks, but it's worth the extra money for the better graphics performance. If you're looking for something lighter and don't need an optical drive, you may want to consider either the...

All-day battery life, Good graphics performance, Thin design with DVD drive, Loud speakers, Fast Boot feature

Mushy keyboard, Limited display viewing angles, Lid picks up fingerprints quickly

Oct, 2009

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At 14 inches, the UL80Vt's widescreen is a good balance between portability and screen real estate. At these prices, don't expect advanced screen technologies; it gives you average brightness levels and viewing angles and a plain 1,366-by-768...

Amazing battery life. Metallic design is sleek. Software switching utility works well. Switching graphics technology with Nvidia and Intel chipsets. Comes standard with huge battery. Internal optical drive included. 4GB of DDR3 memory. Two-year global...

Mouse buttons could use an overhaul

The CULV-equipped Asus UL80Vt-A1 laptop is loaded with lovable features, including switching graphics technology, a huge battery, and a metallic design.

Product Specifications

The ASUS UL80Ag is a harmonious blend of form and function. Powered by an Intel Core 2 Duo processor, it boasts an impressive 12-hours battery life for all-day computing, switchable hybrid graphics and DDR3 system memory,

Audio Input


Audio Output

Type:Sound card


Run Time (Up To):10hour(s)/12hour(s)

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:14in
Diagonal Size (metric):35.6cm
Max Resolution:1366 x 768
Technology:TFT active matrix
Widescreen Display: Yes

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:ASUS UL80Ag/ASUS UL80Vt

Input Device

Type:Touchpad / Keyboard




Type: None


Data Link Protocol:IEEE 802.11g / IEEE 802.11b / Gigabit Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / IEEE 802.11n/IEEE 802.11n (draft) / IEEE 802.11g / IEEE 802.11b / Gigabit Ethernet / Fast Ethernet
Type:Network adapter
Wireless LAN Supported: Yes
Wireless Protocol:802.11b/g/n/802.11b/g/n (draft)

Notebook Camera

Camera Type:Integrated

Optical Storage


OS Provided

Type:Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit Edition/Microsoft Windows 7 Professional / XP Professional downgrade


64-bit Computing: Yes
Clock Speed:1.3GHz
Multi-Core Technology:Dual-Core
Processor Number:SU7300
Type:Core 2 Duo


Installed Size:3GB/4GB
Max Supported Size:4GB

Service & Support

Type:2 years warranty


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


Storage Removable

Type: None


Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:250GB/320GB
Notebook Type:Notebook

Video Memory

Installed Size:512MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:Intel GMA 4500MHD/NVIDIA GeForce G210M / Intel GMA 4500MHD