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ASUS ZENBOOK Prime UX21A

alaTest has collected and analyzed 231 reviews of ASUS ZENBOOK Prime UX21A. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. People are impressed by the price and keyboard. The screen and design also get good reviews, but there are some negative reviews about the reliability and connectivity. There are some mixed comments about the usability.

performance, design, screen, keyboard, price

size, connectivity, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the ASUS ZENBOOK Prime UX21A is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: (notebookcheck.net)

Review Asus Zenbook Prime UX21A Ultrabook

 

Full HD peanut. The tiny Asus Zenbook Prime UX21A features an 11.6-inch display and a class-leading resolution of 1920x1080 pixels. The other specs are noteworthy as well: Intel Core i7 Ivy Bridge dual-core processor, SSD, backlit keyboard, and a...

Low weight & slim chassis, Premium aluminum unibody chassis, Not a "bare bones" system, System fan can is accessible for cleaning, High quality input devices, Non-glare Full HD display (1920 x 1080 pixels), Convincing display measurements, Backlit...

Port selection could be better, Not very expandable, Noisy under load, The ability to use mSATA Solid State Drives. The proprietary connector is too restrictive

Nov, 2012

Expert review by: Anand Lal Shimpi (anandtech.com)

ASUS Zenbook Prime (UX21A) Review: The First of the 2nd Gen Ultrabooks

 

The first round of Ultrabooks were mostly underwhelming. It shouldn't be a surprise, but many of the efforts were just half hearted at best. Of the companies who shipped the first Ultrabooks however, it was ASUS who came the closest to perfection with...

May, 2012

Expert review by: Hunter Skipworth (pocket-lint.com)

Asus Zenbook UX21 and UX31 Ultrabook pictures and hands-on - Pocket-lint

 

Asus has announced the Zenbook, a slim and sexy Ultrabook. We'd seen the Zenbook UX31 Ultrabook previously, but have now seen both, together, to marvel

Oct, 2011

Product Specifications

Camera

Front Camera: Yes
Front camera resolution:1280 x 720

Display

HD type:Full HD / No

Graphics

Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x166
On-board graphics adapter outputs supported:DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI, Serial Digital Video Out (SDVO), VGA (D-Sub)

Networking

4G: No

Ports & interfaces

USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2

Processor

Conflict Free processor: Yes
ECC supported by processor: No
Integrated 4G WiMAX: Yes
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:32
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:1 / 16
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):25.6
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1333,1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3-SDRAM, DDR3L-SDRAM
Processor cache type:Smart Cache, L3
Processor codename:Ivy Bridge
Processor Series:Intel Core i5-3300 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-3500 Mobile series
Thermal Design Power (TDP):17

Processor special features

Intel 64: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology: No
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Secure Key: Yes
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA): No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x): Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d): Yes
Processor package size:31