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alaTest has collected and analyzed 241 reviews of Asus UL50. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers really like the usability and design. The battery and portability also get good feedback. Some have doubts about the touchpad and energy efficiency. Opinions are divided on the screen.

performance, portability, battery, design, usability

durability, image quality, energy, touchpad

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Asus UL50 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Asus UL50

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Asus UL50 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers are impressed by the portability and usability.

performance, usability, portability

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Oct, 2020

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Asus UL50

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 51 user reviews of Asus UL50 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.com. Reviews about the design and price are generally positive. The battery and performance are also mentioned favorably, whereas there are some mixed views about the durability.

portability, performance, battery, price, design

88% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Oct, 2020

Expert review by : Scott Stein (cnet.com)

Asus UL50VT-RBBBK05 review: Asus UL50VT-RBBBK05

 

Asus UL50VT-RBBBK05

Nvidia switchable graphics; thin frame; good battery life.

Underpowered processor for the price.

With switchable Nvidia graphics and a thin design, the Asus UL50VT-RBBBK05 sacrifices power for longer battery life, while still managing to be a gaming-capable notebook. For its price, though, you could buy a laptop with a faster Core i3 CPU.

Feb, 2010

Expert review by : Cisco Cheng (pcmag.com)

Asus UL50VF-A1

 

The 15-inch Asus UL50VF-A1 CULV-equipped laptop takes advantage of two GPUs, which can switch seamlessly with a new Nvidia technology called Optimus.

Two GPUs. Nvidia Optimus can seamlessly switch between the two GPUs. Excellent battery life. Full size keyboard and numeric keypad. Sleek looks. Lightweight.

Processor is sluggish for a 15-inch system. Mouse buttons scratches easily and are tough to press.

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Feb, 2010

Expert review by : Scott Stein (cnet.com)

Asus UL50AG-RBBBK05 review: Asus UL50AG-RBBBK05

 

Asus UL50AG-RBBBK05

Very thin; solid design; good battery life.

Slower than a typical Core 2 Duo laptop; no Bluetooth.

The design and portability of the Asus UL50AG make it one of the slickest 15.6-inch DVD-drive-equipped laptops we've seen, but an ultralow-voltage processor compromises its computing power.

Nov, 2009

Expert review by (notebookcheck.net)

Review Asus UL50Vt Notebook

 

Slim Entertainer! With the UL range, Asus presents new notebooks with an especially slim and elegant design. The new range is divided into three display sizes. The UL30 models are equipped with a 13.3 inch screen and integrated Intel graphic chip set....

Slim design, Good workmanship, Very long battery runtime, Hybrid graphic solution, Turbo33 technology, Price, Basically, the good workmanship, the chic and elegant design, the very high battery life, the optional dedicated graphic unit and the...

Keyboard, Low contrast, Small scope of supplies, A stable keyboard unit, maybe a few more supplies and at least a different color alternative for the UL50Vt

Jun, 2010

Expert review by : Klaus Hinum (notebookcheck.net)

Review Asus UL50VF Optimus Laptop

 

Optim{us/al?} The UL50VF is a 15.6" version of the slim Asus CULV

Automatic graphics card switch thanks to Optimus; Low system noise; Cool case temperature; Long battery life

Glossy display; Mediocre viewing angles; Despite overclocking, a weak Intel Core 2 Duo; Glossy surface in the hand-rest region

Obviously the other UL50Vx models, like, for example, the UL50VT, but also the Timeline series from Acer.

Feb, 2010

Expert review by : Jerry Jackson (NotebookReview.com)

ASUS UL50Vf Review

 

The new ASUS UL50Vf is an update to the popular 15-inch UL50Vt and offers the all-new Nvidia Optimus switchable graphics. Why are we reviewing this modest update? Because Optimus is honestly the first switchable graphics solution that works like it...

Great switchable graphics ; Excellent battery life ; Reasonable performance

Weak build quality ; Low-res screen ; A little expensive ; The only switchable graphics you should care about.

The only switchable graphics you should care about.

Feb, 2010

Expert review by : ZDNet (zdnet.com)

Asus UL50Vt

 

It doesn't quite live up to its own battery hype, otherwise Asus' thin and light laptop is pretty good.

Instant boot, Includes number pad on keyboard, Good battery life

Cheap plastic finish, Low screen resolution, Cramped keyboard

Dec, 2009

Expert review by : InsideHW (insidehw.com)

Expert Review

 

In accordance with ASUS philosophy of presenting new devices in short periods of time, not long after the first Fonepad, new models, Fonepad Note 6 and Fonepad 7, have been announced. Unfortunately, f... Mechanical keyboard are conceptual way of going...

Dec, 2010

INNOVATION AWARD

Expert review by : Nathan Kirsch (legitreviews.com)

ASUS UL50Vf Notebook Review - NVIDIA Optimus Takes the Stage

 

The ASUS UL50Vf notebook is a refresh of the popular UL50Vt. Nearly the only difference between these two models is the adoption of NVIDIA's Optimus Technology which allows for automatic graphics switching technology versus user-initiated toggling....

For the seamless use of discrete NVIDIA graphics, the integration of NVIDIA Optimus in the ASUS UL50Vf creates a perfect match for a notebook and users by only using discrete graphics performance when they need it.

Mar, 2010

Expert review by : wubayou (devhardware.com)

Asus UL50AG-RBBBK05 Laptop

 

If you are in the market for a thin and light laptop but do not want to encounter the typical obstacles with such a design (a smaller screen and no optical drive), then take a look at the Asus UL50AG-RBBBK05. The UL50AG is a mainstream 15-inch laptop...

The result is decent performance, especially with respect to other thin-and-lights or netbooks; still, it's not as impressive as other laptops in the 15-inch size range. Many will probably be willing to make that sacrifice, however, as the UL50AG does...

Feb, 2010

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