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ASUS ZenBook 13 UX331UA

alaTest has collected and analyzed 21 reviews of ASUS ZenBook 13 UX331UA. The average rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Opinions about the performance and design are generally positive. The portability and battery are also mentioned favorably.

screen, battery, portability, design, performance

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the ASUS ZenBook 13 UX331UA is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 95/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Dominic Preston (techadvisor.co.uk)

Asus ZenBook 13 UX331UAL review: Hands-on

 

We've gone hands-on with the new ZenBook 13 at CES 2018 to see how it shapes up to the competition. At less than 1kg this is one of the lightest laptops around, without sacrificing either performance or ports. Find out what we think in our hands-on...

Jan, 2018

Expert review by : Sascha Mölck (notebookcheck.net)

ASUS ZenBook 13 UX331UA (i7-8550, GeForce MX150, SSD, FHD) Laptop Review

 

Powerful long runner. The ZenBook 13 does not lack in power. ASUS has equipped the slim Ultrabook with a quad-core processor and a dedicated graphics card. Coupled with that is a quick SSD, long battery life and a good display. Nevertheless, the...

IPS display ; Full-HD display ; stylish metal case ; powerful ; rarely gets warm ; good battery life

CPU throttles on battery ; significant Turbo Boost fluctuations at full load ; GPU is factory underclocked ; loud under load ; no Thunderbolt 3 ; no NVMe-SSD

The ASUS ZenBook 13 scores highly by fitting both a powerful CPU and GPU into a compact chassis. This comes at a cost though, as the case dimensions precluded ASUS from including a cooling system that could adequately cool the device. Among other...

Feb, 2018

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:SonicMaster
Built-In Microphone:Y
Speaker power:1
Speakers manufacturer:Harman Kardon

Battery

Battery capacity (Watt hours):50
Battery life (max):14
Battery technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo) / Polymer
Quick Charge:Y

Camera

Front Camera:Y

Certificates

Certification:EU Flower, MIC, CCC, Erp 2013, Australia C-TICK / NZ A-Tick Compliance, FCC Compliance, BSMI, Energy star, CB, UL, TUV, EPEAT, CE Marking Compliance, WEEE, RoHS
Energy Star certified:Y
RoHS compliance:Y

Design

Colour name:Star Grey
Colour of product:Blue / Grey
Form factor:Clamshell
Product Type:Notebook

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display diagonal:33.8
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080
Display Surface:Matt
HD type:Full HD
LED Backlight:Y
Touchscreen:N

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:N
Discrete graphics adapter model:Not available
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:32
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
On-board graphics adapter:Y
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:300
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:12.0
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1100 / 1150
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x5917
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel UHD Graphics 620
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.4

Keyboard

Full-size keyboard:Y
Keyboard backlit:Y
Numeric keypad:N
Pointing device:Touchpad
Windows keys:Y

Memory

Internal Memory:8
Maximum internal memory:16 / 8
Maximum internal memory (64-bit):16
Memory form factor:On-board

Networking

3G:N
4G:N
Bluetooth:Y
Bluetooth version:4.2
Ethernet LAN:N
Wi-Fi:Y
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11ac

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type:N

Ports & interfaces

Combo headphone/mic port:Y
DC-in jack:Y
DVI port:N
HDMI ports quantity:1
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-C ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter output current:2.37
AC adapter output voltage:19
AC adapter power:45

Processor

Bus type:OPI
Configurable TDP-down frequency:800
Conflict Free processor:Y
ECC supported by processor:N
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:12
PCI Express configurations:1x2+2x1,1x4,2x2,4x1
PCI Express slots version:3.0
Processor boost frequency:3.40 / 4.00
Processor cache:6 / 8
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor codename:Kaby Lake R
Processor Cores:4
Processor family:8th gen Intel® Core™ i5 / 8th gen Intel® Core™ i7
Processor frequency:1.60 / 1.80
Processor lithography:14
Processor Model:i5-8250U / i7-8550U
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Socket:BGA 1356
Processor threads:8
Stepping:Y0
System bus rate:4
Thermal Design Power (TDP):15
Tjunction:100

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available:N
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology:Y
Execute Disable Bit:Y
Idle States:Y
Intel 64:Y
Intel Clear Video Technology:Y
Intel Enhanced Halt State:Y
Intel Flex Memory Access:Y
Intel Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX):Y
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:N
Intel TSX-NI:Y
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):Y
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT):Y
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):Y
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):Y
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):Y
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):Y
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):Y
Intel® OS Guard:Y
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:Y
Intel® Secure Key:Y
Intel® Smart Response Technology:Y
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Processor ARK ID:122589 / 124967
Processor code:SR3LA
Processor package size:42 x 24
Supported instruction sets:AVX 2.0,SSE4.1,SSE4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:Y

Security

Fingerprint Reader:Y
Password protection:Y
Password protection type:BIOS, HDD, User / BIOS, User
Trusted Platform Module (TPM):Y

Software

Operating System Architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 10 / WINDOWS 10 HOME / WINDOWS 10 PRO

Storage

Card reader integrated:Y
Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Number of SSDs installed:1
Solid-state drive capacity:1000 / 256 / 512
Storage Media:SSD
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 256 / 512

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:216
Height :13.9
Weight:1.1
Width:310