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Asus X205TA

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1771 reviews of Asus X205TA. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviews about the size and price are on the whole positive. The performance and usability also get good opinions. Many are less positive about the touchpad, and the sound and reliability get mixed comments.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Asus X205TA is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Asus X205TA

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 110 user reviews of Asus X205TA from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.co.uk. People are impressed by the size and usability. The performance and price are also appreciated. Opinions about the touchpad and durability are different. Many are less positive about the image quality and sound.

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81% 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 X205TA

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 544 user reviews of Asus X205TA from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.com. Comments about the size and usability are overall positive. The price and performance also get good comments, whereas there are some negative comments about the reliability.

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reliability

72% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Oct, 2020

Consumer review (amazon.ca)

Amazon.ca review summary for Asus X205TA

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 user reviews of Asus X205TA from Amazon.ca. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.ca. Opinions about the performance and price are on the whole positive. The reliability and design also get good reviews.

portability, design, reliability, price, performance

86% of the reviews on Amazon.ca give this product a positive rating.

Oct, 2020

Expert review by : Laptop Mag (laptopmag.com)

Asus EeeBook X205TA Review

 

Solid screen; Slick, minimalist design; Loud speakers; Epic battery life ; Chassis is fingerprint magnet; Inconsistent touchpad gesture recognition; Weak webcam ; The Asus EeeBook X205TA offers excellent battery life, a solid display and strong...

Chassis is fingerprint magnet; Inconsistent touchpad gesture recognition; Weak webcam ; The Asus EeeBook X205TA offers excellent battery life, a solid display and strong everyday computing that puts it a notch above other budget laptops.

The Asus EeeBook X205TA offers excellent battery life, a solid display and strong everyday computing that puts it a notch above other budget laptops.

Jan, 2015

Expert review by (notebookcheck.net)

First Impressions: Asus EeeBook X205TA-FD005BS in Review

 

Netbook, redefined. Asus sells a handy subnotebook with Windows 8.1 Bing for 219 Euros (~$272). So how much netbook do customers get for so little money? Asus refers to elegance, premium experience, performance, 12 hours of web surfing, and vibrant...

Asus brings all the core features of a netbook without neglecting some degree of quality and look. The EeePC revival is handy, delivers a long battery life and features acceptable input devices. Alike in other devices with the same components, the Bay...

Expert review by : pallabhazarika (nothingwired.com)

Asus Eeebook X205TA review: Full In-Depth Hands-on

 

We have with us the brand new Asus Eeebook X205TA. It is basically a budget Windows 8.1 ultrabook costing about Rs.15000 here in India. With a screen size of 11.6 inches, this ultrabook has minimal specs and features to give you the feel of a ultrabook...

The Asus Eeebook X205TA is mainly aimed at Journalists or writers who needs to have a portable pc with them at all times and write mails and journals. This ultrabook is perfect for those who do not need run demanding softwares but need a tablet sort of...

Apr, 2015

Expert review by : Nimish Sawant (tech.firstpost.com)

Asus EeeBook X205TA review: For students on a budget; but low storage and no USB 3.0 port are downers

 

We review the Asus EeeBook X205TA which is trying to get back the netbook category in vogue. Will it succeed? Let's find out

So does the Asus EeeBook X205TA offer better value proposition than the Acer Chromebook C720 ? I would have to say yes, for the simple reason that this is a more familiar OS and you can use your regular Windows applications online as well as offline to...

Jan, 2015

Expert review by : Michael Passingham (expertreviews.co.uk)

Asus EeeBook X205TA review

 

Thin, light and bundled with a year of Office365, the Asus EeeBook X205TA is a Chromebook beater and a real bargain

Dec, 2014

Expert review by : Stuart Andrews (alphr.com)

Asus EeeBook X205TA review

 

Cheap, thin and weighs less than a kilogram, but it's sunk by numerous compromises

Building a competitive cloudbook is a tough ask in the face of such strong competition, and while Asus has done alot right, the numerous flaws make the X205TA hard to recommend.­ If you're looking for an ultraportable, affordable laptop, then sadly the...

Apr, 2015

Expert review by : Leigh D. Stark (gadgetguy.com.au)

Review: Asus X205TA

 

Another budget machine is ready for consumption for the masses, and this time it's Asus that is taking a swing, crafting a computer for people that need a keyboard, a screen, and something that won't hurt the back at all.

Bright screen; Very lightweight under a kilogram and easy to carry; Relatively comfortable typing experience, though mostly for new typists; Expandable via microSD; One year of Microsoft's Office 365 included in the box;

No touchscreen; Proprietary charge connector; 32GB storage isn't enough, with only 15GB available out of the box; Mouse feels very cheap and doesn't appear to support all gestures; No USB 3.0, only USB 2.0; Screen washes out at angles easily; No...

Feb, 2015

Expert review by : Laique Khan (techmagnifier.com)

Asus EeeBook X205TA Netbook Review

 

Asus EeeBook X205TA Netbook is the latest Windows 8 laptop that comes with an unbelievable price tag.

• Sleek and Portable ; • Can handle Daily Tasks and Multimedia Activities ; • Good Battery Life ; • Affordable

• Webcam lacks clarity ; • Limited on-board storage

Budget Windows 8 laptops have never been better than this. The Asus EeeBook X205TA Netbook offers a solid keyboard, portability, bright display, category-leading power backup and snappy performance encased in a sleek package. The webcam isn’t perfect...

Feb, 2015

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Garbage

 

Do yourself a favor and just buy a mac

Cheap, light weight, decent sized keyboard, started fast when it started at all

Lousy hardware. It crashed after only a few months, i had to spend $30 to ship it back to Asus to be fixed, now about 6 months after purchase it has crashed a second time. I will be requesting a refund. Battery doesn't last as long as my older asus...

Apr, 2016

Consumer review (newegg.com)

Nice little laptop

 

I'm a digital artist with a workhorse desktop PC that I use for gaming and working. I wanted this machine as something I could use on the couch or in bed to write, browse the web, and watch videos and I was specifically interested in something around...

- Long battery life. I use it for maybe a few hours at a time, once or twice a day and only need to plug it in every few days. - Fast charging. Takes only an hour or so to get back to max charge. - Lightweight - Cool, hasn't gotten hot on my lap or bed...

- Keyboard is not backlit - Windows setup was a pain - Sometimes forgets what time it is - Tiny hard drive, but I knew that when I bought it. That's what you get in a sub-$200 laptop especially if you want it to have SSD

Mar, 2016

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