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Asus VivoBook E403SA Series

alaTest has collected and analyzed 75 reviews of Asus VivoBook E403SA Series. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. People really like the battery and usability. The price and portability also get good views. Some have doubts about the sound.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Asus VivoBook E403SA Series is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Asus VivoBook E403SA Series

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 66 user reviews of Asus VivoBook E403SA Series from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.com. Reviewers really like the battery and usability. The price and portability are also appreciated, whereas there are some critical reviews about the sound.

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sound

80% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: ASUS VivoBook E403SA-US21 14" FHD lightweight Laptop, Intel Quad Core 4GB RAM, 128GB eMMC, Win10, Hairline brushed MetalASUS VivoBook E403SA-US21 14" FHD lightweight Laptop, Intel Quad Core 4GB RAM, 128GB eMMC, Win10, Hairline brushed Metal

Dec, 2017

Expert review by: Brendan Nystedt (reviewed.com)

Asus VivoBook E403SA Laptop Review

 

Can you get everything you need from a $400 laptop?

Jun, 2016

Consumer review by: Jason F. (newegg.com)

This is a night laptop...BUT

 

I'd recommend this laptop because it's inexpensive, light, and comfortable to use. I trust Asus. I have had many Asus products and no issues. Motherboards, tablets, laptops...never a problem. If I was going to buy it again...I might or might not get...

This laptop is thin and light, and has a very nice screen. Also, the keyboard and touch pad are high quality and it has plenty of USB ports.

This laptop is advertised as a "2-in-1." Literally. "ASUS VivoBook E403SA-US21 2-in-1 Laptop Intel Pentium N3700 (1.6 GHz) 128 GB eMMC SSD Intel HD Graphics Shared memory 14" Windows 10 Home Item Number:N82E16834234161" Two in one what? That's not even...

May, 2016

Consumer review by: Anonymous (newegg.com)

King of the $400 laptops

 

I got this from the MS store a couple weeks ago. For the money, you will not find a better balance in performance, battery life, and quality. Period. If you're looking for a new laptop and your price range is around $400, I couldn't recommend this more.

It's $400 (or less, if you get it on sale) A 14" 1080p display. I know it's a TN panel, but it's a nice TN panel, decent viewing angles. The quad core pentium is snappy enough to get basic stuff done like browsing and video playback. It's slightly...

I used to get a BSOD every time I would boot. Well, that's the fault of Windows' fast startup. Disable that in the settings and you're good to go. Honestly every laptop I've owned thus far gets BSOD from fast startup. The write speeds on emmc drives...

May, 2016

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:SonicMaster
Built-In Microphone:Y / Yes

Battery

Battery capacity (Watt hours):57
Battery technology:Polymer

Camera

Front Camera:Y / Yes

Certificates

Certification:UL, CE Marking Compliance, FCC Compliance, BSMI, CCC, CB, Energy star / UL/CE Marking Compliance/FCC Compliance/BSMI/CCC/CB
Energy Star certified:Y / Yes

Design

Colour of product:Grey / Grey, Metallic / Grey, Silver / Silver
Form factor:Clamshell
Product Type:Notebook

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display diagonal:35.6
Display Resolution:1366 x 768 / 1920 x 1080
Display Surface:Gloss
HD type:Full HD / HD / No
LED Backlight:Y / Yes
Touchscreen:N / No

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:N / No
Discrete graphics adapter model:No / Not available
Graphics adapter Open GL support: Yes
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:8
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
Number of displays supported by on-board graphics adapter:3
Number of execution units:12 / 16
On-board graphics adapter:Y / Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:320 / 400
On-board graphics adapter burst frequency:600 / 700
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version: Yes
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics / Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter outputs supported:DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI / DisplayPort, HDMI, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP)

Keyboard

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

Memory

Internal Memory:2 / 4
Internal memory type:DDR3L-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:4 / 8
Memory clock speed:1600

Networking

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

Optical Drive

LightScribe: No
Optical Drive Type: No

Other features

Audio system:SonicMaster
Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-x
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT):VT-x

Packaging Data

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

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
Combo headphone/mic port:Y / Yes
DC-in jack:Y / Yes
Docking connector:N / No
DVI port:N / No
ExpressCard slot: No
HDMI ports quantity:1
Micro HDMI ports quantity:1
Microphone in:N / No
Number of SATA III connectors:2
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: No
Total number of SATA connectors:2
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1
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:1.75
AC adapter output voltage:19
AC adapter power:33

Processor

Conflict Free processor:Y / Yes
ECC supported by processor:N / No
FSB Parity: No
Integrated 4G WiMAX:N / No
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:8
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:4
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3L-SDRAM
PCI Express configurations:1x2+2x1, 1x4, 2x2, 4x1 / 1x2,1x4,2x2,2x1,4x1 / 1x4, 4x1
PCI Express slots version:2.0
Processor boost frequency:2.16 / 2.4
Processor cache:2
Processor cache type:L2
Processor codename:Braswell
Processor Cores:2 / 4
Processor family:Intel® Celeron® / Intel® Pentium®
Processor frequency:1.6
Processor lithography:14
Processor Model:N3050 / N3700
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Celeron Processor N3000 series for Mobile / Intel Pentium N3000 series for Mobile
Processor Socket:BGA 1170 / BGA1170
Processor threads:2 / 4
Scenario Design Power (SDP):4
Stepping:C0
System bus rate:2.5 / 5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):6
Tjunction:90

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available:No / Y / Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology:Y / Yes
Execute Disable Bit:Y / Yes
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: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: No
Intel Enhanced Halt State:Y / Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: No
Intel FDI Technology: No
Intel Flex Memory Access: No
Intel HD Audio Technology: Yes
Intel HD Graphics: Yes
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: No
Intel Identity Protection Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Insider: No
Intel InTru 3D Technology: No
Intel Iris Pro Graphics: No
Intel Matrix Storage Technology: No
Intel My WiFi Technology: No
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology:N / No
Intel Secure Boot:Y / Yes
Intel Secure Boot Technology version:1.00
Intel Secure Key: Yes
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA): No
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) version:0.00
Intel Smart Cache: No
Intel Smart Connect Technology:N / No
Intel Smart Connect Technology version:0.00
Intel Smart Response Technology: No
Intel Smart Response Technology version:0.00
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP):N / No
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) version:0.00
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:N / No
Intel Turbo Boost Technology: No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N / No
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):Y / Yes
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N / No
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):Y / Yes
Intel® Insider™:N / No
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:N
Intel® Iris Pro Graphics: No
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST): No
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT): No
Intel® OS Guard:N / No
Intel® Pro Wireless Display (Intel® Pro WiDi):Y
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:Y / Yes
Intel® Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel® Secure Key:Y / Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):N / No
Intel® Smart Cache: No
Intel® Smart Response Technology:N / No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:N / No
Intel® vPro™ Technology: No
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y / Yes
InTru™ 3D Technology: No
OS Guard: No
Processor ARK ID:87257 / 87261
Processor code:SR29E / SR29H
Processor package size:25
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:Y / Yes
UART:Y / Yes

Security

Cable lock slot: Yes

Software

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

Storage

Card reader integrated:Y / Yes
Compatible memory cards:SD
Flash drive interface:Flash
Flash memory:128 / 32 / 64
Storage Media:eMMC / Flash
Total Storage Capacity:128 / 32 / 64

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:23.5 / 235
Height :1.79 / 17.9
Weight:1.5
Width:33.9 / 339.6 / 34