Asus Q301LA-BHI5T02 is a touch screen 13.3” light weight laptop. Powered by 4th generation Intel core i5-4200U dual core processor and weighing about 4 lbs, this Vivobook will suit those who are always on the go. However, it can be used by anybody who expects regular computing as well as some entertainment. The DVD burner is missing in the laptop specs. It is to make the laptop silm and thin that the manufacturer has decided to do away with the DVD burner. Asus Vivobook Q301LA-BHI5T02 comes with 4 GB memory and 500 GB hard drive. . Asus has placed a 2 cell polymer battery in its Q301LA-BHI5T02. Thanks to ULV processor, which consumes less power, we can expect long battery life. The laptop is available at a price just under $600. Here we will discuss s if it’s worth the value.
Asus Vivobook Q301LA-BHI5T02 performance and specification
Asus Q301LA-BHI5T02 incorporates Intel core i5-4200u dual core processor which operates with 1.6 Ghz frequency and, due to turbo boost technology, the frequency can rise up to 2.6 GHz. It comes with 3 MB of L3 cache. Like previous core i5 Intel processors this processor is Hyperthreading enabled, which means each core can handle two threads at a time. Core i5-4200u processor is merged with Intel HD 4400 graphics which is the improved version of Intel HD 4000 graphics. Even though Asus Q301LA-BHI5T02 is not meant for gaming, with 4 GB of memory it can run current games like Tomb raider, sim city 3 but in low details and setting. Some low end games would run in medium details like Star craft II, Heart of the swarm., World of Warcraft half-life 2 etc. Asus Vivobook Q301LA-BHI5T02 can be used for photo editing, downloading videos/movies and working with presentation tools. I wish it had 8 GB memory for enhanced performance and better gaming experience.
The 13.3 inch LED-backlit TFT-LCD HD widescreen touch-screen display of Asus Q301LA-BHI5T02 offers 1366 *768 pixel resolutions that supports playback up to 720p.
4GB memory and a 500 GB hard drive are installed in this laptop. The hard drive speed is 5400 rpm.
When it comes to network connectivity, Asus Q301LA-BHI5T02 supports both wi-fi and wired connections. Both gigabit Ethernet LAN and 802.11 b/g/n wi-fi options are available. There is Bluetooth support as well. There are 3 USB ports – one of them is USB 3.0 and other one is USB 2.0, HDMI output and audio jacks.
One can expect up to 4 hours of battery life from 2 cell lithium polymer battery.
Pros of Asus Vivobook Q301LA-BHI5T02
Slim and light
Cons of Asus Q301LA-BHI5T02
Less memory considering the price
Not a cheap laptop