Friday, March 16, 2012

Asus Zenbook UX21

Intel as one of the originators in the computer industry says that ultrabook is the next evolution of the notebook product line. It is estimated, the future of the portable computer is a portable computer with a physical thin, elegant, yet with high performance.As one of the major players in the business notebook, Asus has also been presenting their ultrabook devices, one of them through a series Zenbook. There are two prepared the UX21 and UX31. Physically, the two are similar. The difference is only on screen size and processor.Design and FeaturesOne product Zenbook we tried, the UX21, equipped with the Intel Sandy Bridge Core i5-2467M with a speed of 1.6 GHz and using 4GB of RAM. He uses a screen measuring 11.6 inches with resolutions up to 1366x768 pixels.

In terms of design, ultrabook is indeed very thin. Tertebalnya point, namely at the back, less than 1 centimeter (cm). Casing the coating is also designed 'unibody' alias notebook cover without isolation. Its weight was made lightly, only 1.1 pounds.Thinness of the notebook body is not affected by the inclusion of the optical drive. LAN or HDMI port is also provided if the dongle-HDMI dongle is connected via LAN and USB. Although thin, UX21 still comfortable to use. Placement of the keys do not seem narrow and fit. Similarly, for the palm rest area, is quite spacious, and comfortable.In the specification, these products are strong enough to undergo the daily computing activities. But, of course, Intel HD3000 graphics technology provided somewhat limits its users to meet the needs of 3D gaming or other heavy applications.However, if used to run high-definition multimedia content up to 720p resolution, the graphics are available to do well. Interestingly, through this product, even more spoiled for audio connoisseurs. For sound output, this product uses proprietary technology by Bang & Olufsen ICEpower.Asus ZenbookUntuk power supply, UX21 battery 8 Cell Li-Ion 6840mAh. To connect faster data transfer, on the right side there are also used USB3.0 port on the device connect USB2.0. Unfortunately not included card reader.

PerformanceAsus Zenbook using SSD as a storage media for operating system Windows 7 Home Premium is available. In addition to physical support for use on thin ultrabook, SSD advantage of course is much faster performance than a conventional hard drive.It is indeed very pronounced, and when booting into the Windows 7 operating system, it takes only about 17.59 seconds. For shutdown, in total it took 15.68 seconds. As for his return from the standby position, it takes only 2.54 seconds.

1 comment:

Jenny K. said...

I usually go through a computer every 5 years, so since I bought one last year, I won't be able to buy an ultrabook for a while. Price will probably go down by then too.