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Asus ZenBook UX305LA Series

alaTest has collected and analyzed 504 reviews of Asus ZenBook UX305LA Series. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the price and usability. The design and performance also get good feedback.

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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 ZenBook UX305LA Series is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 91/100 = Excellent quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Asus ZenBook UX305LA Series

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 449 user reviews of Asus ZenBook UX305LA Series 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. Views about the price and usability are overall positive. The design and performance are also appreciated. There are some mixed reviews about the connectivity.

portability, performance, design, usability, price

85% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: ASUS Zenbook UX305LA 13.3-Inch Laptop (Intel Core i5, 8GB, 256 GB SSD, Titanium Gold) with Windows 10ASUS Zenbook UX305LA 13.3-Inch Laptop (Intel Core i5, 8GB, 256 GB SSD, Titanium Gold) with Windows 10

Oct, 2018

Expert review by : Jason Cipriani (techradar.com)

Asus ZenBook 3 review

 

Svelte, portable, powerful

Crystal clear display ; Lightweight and very portable ; Reliable fingerprint sensor

Weird fingerprint sensor placement ; A single USB-C port

The Zenbook 3 looks the part of a slick and powerful ultra-portable laptop, only with a mushy keyboard and odd fingerprint sensor placement.

Oct, 2018

Expert review by : Alan Dexter (techradar.com)

Asus ZenBook Flip S UX370 review

 

Asus sets the bar high with this versatile performer

Super thin and light ; Vibrant (touch) screen ; Powerful core components

Not the cheapest convertible ; Fingerprint magnet ; Unexciting battery life

A light convertible that packs serious power into its diminutive frame, the new ZenBook Flip S doesn’t compromise on performance… or price.

Jul, 2018

Expert review by : Jason Cipriani (techradar.com)

Asus ZenBook 13 review

 

A shiny cover brings all the Windows fans to the yard

Decent battery life ; Fast fingerprint sensor ; Stellar display

Janky touchpad ; HDMI port should be USB-C ; Shell is a smudge magnet

The latest ZenBook 13 from Asus isn’t a speed demon, but it has a killer display and a keyboard that’s as smooth as butter. Plus, it finally addresses a key bugbear in Asus’s laptop design.

Jul, 2018

Expert review by : Kevin Lee (techradar.com)

Asus ZenBook S review

 

This Ultrabook stands tall

ErgoLift Hinge enhances comfort, cooling and sound ; Nearly bezel-less display ; Reasonable starting price

ErgoLift Hinge isn’t completely unique

The Asus ZenBook S isn’t the world’s thinnest, most affordable or even a 100% uniquely designed laptop, but it still looks like the Ultrabook to treat yourself with right now.

Jun, 2018

Expert review by : Chris Barraclough (recombu.com)

Asus ZenBook UX410 Laptop Review: An impressively portable 14-incher

 

The Asus ZenBook UX410 is a portable 14-inch mid-range laptop, offering strong visuals & a lightweight design. But is it good? We find out...

Slim and light ; Decent connectivity ; Crisp, accurate display

Limited performance ; Speaker positioning ; Touchpad buttons

This Asus laptop sits firmly in the mid-range laptop bracket, with its £599 asking price. For that cash, the ZenBook UX410 delivers a reasonably light and yet pleasingly rugged design, as well as an attractive screen and a comfortable typing experience..

Nov, 2017

Expert review by : Sascha Mölck (notebookcheck.net)

Asus Zenbook UX305LA (Core i7) Subnotebook Review

 

Well done, Asus. Until recently, Asus has been using Core M processors in their Zenbook UX305 models. However, the manufacturer now has greater aspirations. By adding new Core i7 processors to the series, Asus hopes to compete with the MacBook Air 13....

Bright, high-contrast, matte IPS display, Stable, high-quality case, Very good input devices, Very good battery life, Usually runs quietly, Always remains cool, Quick SSD, Can be serviced

No keyboard backlighting

Asus' Zenbook UX305 is a very thin, lightweight, and chic subnotebook. The Core i7 processor gives the computer a huge performance boost compared to its Core M counterparts. In terms of ergonomics, the new Core i7 only left the manufacturer with a...

Feb, 2016

Expert review by : Charles P. Jefferies (NotebookReview.com)

ASUS ZenBook UX51V Review

 

This thin-and-light notebook features a 15.6-inch IPS display, Core i7 quad-core processor and dedicated graphics. Does lack of a touchscreen kill the deal?

Solid design ; Excellent performance ; Good keyboard ; Good speakers ; Good battery life

Expensive ; Not-quiet cooling fans ; No touch screen

Mar, 2013

Expert review by : Brad Linder (liliputing.com)

Asus ZenBook S UX391 coming June 11 for $1199

 

The latest premium thin-and-light laptop from Asus features a 13.3 inch, up to a 4K display, support for up to an Intel Core i7-8550U processor, up to 16GB of RAM, and up to 1TB of solid state storage.

Jun, 2018

Expert review by : Rahul Sethi (techmagnifier.com)

Asus Zenbook UX305LA Review – Much better but still bit expensive

 

Asus Zenbook UX305LA is a tough contender to beat given its package of looks, power, ergonomic keyboard and touchpad, sleek looks and a bright Full HD screen

• Slim and light Fanless design with core i5 chipset ; • Sturdy metal chassis ; • High-end display and audio

• Plasticky keyboard ; • Bit expensive

Zenbook UX305LA is a powerful ultrabook that is built with a strong metal chassis and powerful inner hardware. In the current ultrabook segment, it is a tough contender to beat given its package of looks, power, ergonomic keyboard and touchpad, sleek...

Mar, 2016

Expert review by : Karthekayan Iyer (indianexpress.com)

Asus Zenbook UX305LA #ExpressReview: A light yet compromised Windows notebook

 

Is Asus Zenbook UX305LA the biggest threat to HP Envy 13? We find out in our review

Mar, 2016
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Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:SonicMaster
Built-In Microphone:Y / Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2
Speaker power:1

Battery

Battery capacity (Watt hours):48 / 50 / 56 / 73
Battery life (max):14
Battery technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo) / Polymer
Number of battery cells:3 / 8

Camera

Front Camera:Y / Yes

Certificates

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

Design

Colour of product:Black / Blue / Champagne / Gold / Gold, Silver / Grey / Grey, Metallic / Silver / Titanium
Form factor:Clamshell
Intel segment tagging:Enterprise
Product Type:Notebook / Ultrabook

Display

3D: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display diagonal:33.8 / 35.6 / 39.6
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080 / 3200 x 1800 / 3800 x 1800 / 3840 x 2160
Display Surface:Matt
Full HD: Yes
HD type:4K Ultra HD / Full HD / QHD+ / Quad HD
LED Backlight:Y / Yes
Panel Type:IPS
Touch technology:Multi-touch
Touchscreen:N / No / Y
Touchscreen Type:Capacitive

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:N / No / Y
Discrete graphics adapter memory:4
Discrete graphics adapter model:N / No / Not available / NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti / NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950M / NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR5
Graphics adapter Open GL support: Yes
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:16 / 32 / 64
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
Number of displays supported by on-board graphics adapter:3
On-board graphics adapter:Y / Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:300 / 350
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:11.2 / 12.0
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1050 / 1100 / 1150 / 900 / 950
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x1616 / 0x5916 / 0x5917 / 0x591B
On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (DisplayPort):3840 x 2160
On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (HDMI):2560 x 1600
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 5500 / Intel® HD Graphics 5500 / Intel® HD Graphics 620 / Intel® HD Graphics 630 / Intel® UHD Graphics 620
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.3 / 4.4
On-board graphics adapter outputs supported:DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI / Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI, VGA (D-Sub)

Keyboard

Full-size keyboard:Y / Yes
Island-style keyboard: Yes
Keyboard layout:AZERTY
Numeric keypad:N / No / Y / Yes
Pointing device:Touchpad
Windows keys:Y / Yes

Memory

Internal Memory:16 / 4 / 8 / 9
Internal memory type:DDR3L-SDRAM / DDR4-SDRAM / LPDDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:12 / 16 / 8
Maximum internal memory (64-bit):8
Memory clock speed:1600 / 2133 / 2400
Memory form factor:On-board
Memory slots:1x SO-DIMM

Networking

3G:N / No
4G:N / No
Bluetooth:No / Y / Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0 / 4.2 / 5.0
Ethernet LAN:N / No
Wi-Fi:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11ac / 802.11g, 802.11b, 802.11n / IEEE 802.11ac

Optical Drive

LightScribe: No
Optical Drive Type:N / No

Other features

Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-d, VT-x / VT-x, VT-d
Intel visual technologies:Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT):VT-d, VT-x / VT-x, VT-d

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:AC / Y
Manual:Y
Power cord included:Y

Packaging Data

AC adapter included:Y / Yes
Cables included:AC / Yes
Manual: Yes
Power cord included: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Alienware graphics amplifier port:N
CardBus PCMCIA slot type:N / No
Combo headphone/mic port:Y / Yes
DC-in jack:Y / Yes
Docking connector:N / No
DVI port:N / No
ExpressCard slot:N / No
HDMI ports quantity:1
HDMI Version:1.4
Headphone outputs:1
LAN/VGA combo port:N
Line-in:N
Micro HDMI ports quantity:1
Microphone in:N / No / Y / Yes
S/PDIF out port:N / No
SmartCard slot:N / No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1 / 2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1 / 2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-C ports quantity:1
USB 3.0 ports quantity:2
USB 3.1 (3.1 Gen 2) Type-C ports quantity:2

Power

AC adapter frequency:50 - 60 / 50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter output current:2.37 / 4.74 / 6.3 / 6.32
AC adapter output voltage:19
AC adapter power:120 / 45 / 90

Processor

Bus type:DMI2 / DMI3 / OPI
Configurable TDP-down:7.5
Configurable TDP-down frequency:600 / 800
Conflict Free processor:Y / Yes
ECC supported by processor:N / No
FSB Parity:N / No
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:16
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:12 / 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:DDR3L-SDRAM, LPDDR3-SDRAM
Motherboard chipset:Intel SoC
PCI Express configurations:1x16,1x8,2x4,2x8 / 1x2+2x1,1x4,2x2,4x1 / 2x4, 4x1 / 4x1, 2x4 / 4x1,2x4
PCI Express slots version:2.0 / 3.0
Processor boost frequency:2.7 / 3 / 3.40 / 3.50 / 3.8 / 4.00
Processor cache:3 / 4 / 6 / 8
Processor cache level:L3
Processor cache type:L3 / Smart Cache
Processor codename:Broadwell / Kaby Lake / Kaby Lake R
Processor Cores:2 / 4
Processor family:5th gen Intel® Core™ i5 / 5th gen Intel® Core™ i7 / 7th gen Intel® Core™ i7 / 8th gen Intel® Core™ i5 / 8th gen Intel® Core™ i7 / Intel Core i5-5xxx / Intel Core i7-5xxx
Processor frequency:1.60 / 1.80 / 2.2 / 2.4 / 2.70 / 2.8
Processor lithography:14
Processor Model:I5-5200U / i5-8250U / I7-5500U / i7-7500U / i7-7700HQ / i7-8550U
Processor operating modes:32-bit, 64-bit / 64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i5-5200 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-5500 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-7700 Mobile Series / Intel® Core™ i5-5200 Mobile Series
Processor Socket:BGA 1168 / BGA 1356 / BGA1168
Processor threads:4 / 8
Stepping:F0 / H0 / Y0
System bus rate:4 / 5 / 8
Thermal Design Power (TDP):15 / 45
Tjunction:100 / 105

Processor special features

Conflict Free processor:Y
CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available:N / No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology:Y / Yes
Execute Disable Bit:Y / Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:14
Idle States:Y / Yes
Intel 64:Y / Yes
Intel Active Management Technology: No
Intel AES New Instructions: Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: No
Intel Built-in Visuals Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:Y / Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: Yes
Intel Demand Based Switching:N / No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology:N / No
Intel Enhanced Halt State:Y / Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access:Y / Yes
Intel FDI Technology:Y / Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access:Y / Yes
Intel HD Audio Technology: No
Intel HD Graphics: Yes
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Insider: Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology: Yes
Intel Iris Pro Graphics: No
Intel Matrix Storage Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel QuickAssist Technology:N
Intel Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Secure Key: Yes
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA): Yes
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) version:1.00
Intel Smart Cache:No / Yes
Intel Smart Connect Technology: No
Intel Smart Response Technology: Yes
Intel Smart Response Technology version:1.00
Intel Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX):Y
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP):N / No / Y / Yes
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) version:0.00
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:N / No
Intel TSX-NI:N / No / Y / Yes
Intel TSX-NI version:0.00
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Intel Unite installed:Y
Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-d, VT-x
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):Y / Yes
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT):Y / Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: Yes
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT): No
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):Y / Yes
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):N / No
Intel® Built-in Visuals Technology: Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y / Yes
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):Y / Yes
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio): No
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):Y / Yes
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):Y / Yes
Intel® Insider™:Y / Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y
Intel® Iris Pro Graphics: No
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST): No
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):N / No / Y
Intel® OS Guard:Y / Yes
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:Y / Yes
Intel® Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel® Secure Key:Y / Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):Y / Yes
Intel® Smart Cache:No / Y / Yes
Intel® Smart Response Technology:Y / Yes
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N / No
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y / Yes
InTru™ 3D Technology:Y / Yes
OS Guard: Yes
Processor ARK ID:122589 / 124967 / 85212 / 85214 / 95451 / 97185
Processor code:SR23W / SR23Y / SR2ZV / SR3LA
Processor package size:40 / 42 x 24 / 42 x 28
Supported instruction sets:AVX 2.0, SSE4.1, SSE4.2 / AVX 2.0,SSE4.1,SSE4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:Y / Yes

Security

Cable lock slot:N / Y
Fingerprint Reader:N / No
Password protection:Y / Yes
Password protection type:BIOS / BIOS, HDD, User / BIOS, User
Trusted Platform Module (TPM):Y

Software

Bundled software:Office 365
Drivers included: Yes
Operating System Architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:FreeDOS / Windows 10 / WINDOWS 10 HOME / WINDOWS 10 PRO / Windows 8.1 / Windows 8.1 Pro
Recovery operating system:WINDOWS 10 PRO

Storage

Card reader integrated:Y / Yes
Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash) / SD, SDHC / SD, SDHC, SDXC / SD, SDXC / SD,SDHC / SD,SDXC
Hard Drive Capacity:1000
Number of Hard Drives Installed:1
Number of SSDs installed:1
Solid-state drive capacity:128 / 256 / 512
Solid-state drive interface:M.2 / Serial ATA III
Solid-state drive interfaces:Serial ATA III
SSD form factor:M.2
Storage Media:HDD / HDD+SSD / SSD
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 1256 / 128 / 256 / 512

Technical Details

Intel visual technologies:Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:216 / 22.6 / 223 / 226 / 251 / 255
Height :1.2 / 1.49 / 12 / 13.9 / 14.9 / 18.9 / 19.9
Height (front):5.5
Height (rear):1.49
Weight:1.1 / 1.2 / 1.3 / 1.4 / 1.8 / 2
Width:310 / 32.4 / 323 / 324 / 365 / 382