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Asus S400CA-CA040H

alaTest has collected and analyzed 187 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the design and reliability. The usability and portability also get good feedback. There are some negative reviews about the touchpad.

value for money, portability, usability, reliability, design


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Asus S400CA-CA040H is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Review analysis

(Based on 187 reviews)

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Amazon review summary for ASUS Ultrabook Silver 14" Satellite S400CA-RSI5T18 Laptop PC with Intel Core i5-3317U Processor, Touchscreen, 4GB Memory, 500GB Hard Drive and Windows


alaTest has collected and analyzed 29 user reviews of ASUS Ultrabook Silver 14" Satellite S400CA-RSI5T18 Laptop PC with Intel Core i5-3317U Processor, Touchscreen, 4GB Memory, 500GB Hard Drive and Windows from The average user rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Laptops on

76% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: ASUS VivoBook S400CA-RSI5T18 14-Inch Touchscreen Ultrabook (Black Aluminum)

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Good HW, possible gotchas


This is a good, inexpensive computer that could have been 4.5 eggs. Unfortunately, it came with a wifi card that had to be restarted daily, and obsolete anti-theft software. The anti-theft software is linked to he BIOS, and has the ability to lock the...

Solid case, OK keyboard, good specs, excellent touchscreen, great value when I bought it. Reliably fast/good Newegg service

McAfee/Intel Anti-theft preinstalled security SW is very difficult to remove (it has the ability to lock the computer, and is EOL by the vendor...). Please review forum postings on "Intel Anti-Theft" before buying this computer ; Atheros wifi card has...

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very light, thin and sleek touchscreen for a cheap price. speakers are very nice for an ultrabook

came with windows 8, but since its touchscreen, it helps make windows 8 tolerable. the screen seems a bit sensitive to me, sometimes my fingers/palm hovers near the screen and it reads as if i'm touching the screen


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Wonderful computer


It would be nice if these would ship with Windows 8.1 instead of requiring you to go through the extensive update process after you receive it.

Being an Ultrabook, it's thin and light but still has a comfortably large screen. Being an Asus, it looks fantastic and feels very solid. I can grab one corner of the base and lift it off the table without the chassis or screen flexing one bit. The...

None to speak of

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Portable :) - Low config :(


Light weight ; Touch Pad

No Backlit keyboard ; Bronze brushed lid attracts smudge marks easily ; Screen attracts smudge marks easily ; About 3:30 hours of battery life - Which is low for ultrabooks

Product Specifications


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


Bluetooth: Yes
TV Output: Yes
Wireless LAN: Yes


Aspect Ratio:16:9
LED Backlight: No
True Resolution:WXGA

General Features

Intel ® Centrino Technology: No
Media Centre Edition: No


Brand of Graphic Chip:Intel ®
GPU Model (Graphic Card):HD GRAPH. 4000


Chipset Brand:Unknown
Chipset Type:Unknown
Processor:Core™ i7
Processor Brand:Intel ®
Processor Number:I7-3537U