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Asus X401A

Asus X401A
alaScore 87

22 reviews

Nov, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 22 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the size and design. The usability and portability also get good feedback, whereas views about the reliability and performance are different.

price, portability, usability, design, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Asus X401A is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Review analysis

(Based on 22 reviews)

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Amazon.com review summary for Asus X401A

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 20 user reviews of Asus X401A from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.com.

price, portability, usability, size, durability

95% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: ASUS X401A-BCL0705Y 14" Ultrabook Notebook 1.8GHz Intel Processor 4GB DDR3 SDRAM 320GB Hard Drive

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Registry Errors Out of the Box

 

Hardware works as expected, thus far

Right out of the box, before anything else was done, Windows 8 failed to update(wouldn't even start to download the updates). Long story short, there were several registry errors, and Asus Tech support's recommendations did not help whatsoever. After...

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Failed after 4 months

 

Do NOT purchase this machine. Best Buy, Geek Squad and ASUS do not back this machine, and the hard drive on mine failed on month 4 of ownership with light use. Just one months AFTER the 90 warrenty to expire. I thought ASUS hard drives lasted longer...

its cute

Hard Drive failed after only 4 months of light use

Product Specifications

Configuration

Convertible: No
DVD Writer: No
Embedded 3G/4G: No
Fingerprint Reader: No
Hard Drive Type:Hard Disk Drive
Remote Control: No
TV Card: No
Video Editing Card: No
Web Cam: Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth: No
Card Reader:Multi Card Reader
Firewire: No
TV Output: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: Yes
Wireless LAN: Yes

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
LED Backlight:Edge LED / No
Touchscreen: No
True Resolution:WXGA

General Features

Intel ® Centrino Technology: No
Media Centre Edition: No
Operating System Version:Windows 7 Home Premium / Windows 8 / Windows 8 Pro Downgradable
RAM Type:DDR3 SDRAM

Graphic

Brand of Graphic Chip:Intel ®
GPU Model (Graphic Card):HD GPU / Intel ® HD GPU / Intel ® HD Graphics 3000

Processor

Chipset Brand:Intel® / Unknown
Chipset Type:HM76 / Unknown
Processor:Celeron / Core™ i3 / Pentium ®
Processor Brand:Intel ®
Processor Number:B820 / B950 / I3-2350M
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