Asus Q504UA-BHI5T13 is a 15.6” 2-in-1 touchscreen laptop powered by 7th generation Intel core i5-7200u processor and 12GB DDR4 RAM. The laptop comes with Full HD display panel and 1TB 5400rpm hard drive. The main drawback of this laptop is that it doesn’t come with discrete graphics, Intel HD Graphics 620 integrated graphics is the only graphics option for this machine. It may disappoint gaming enthusiast as they need to compromise settings and resolution to play latest PC games on this laptop. Asus Q504UA-BHI5T13 is fast enough for office and home use. Running MS office, surfing the internet, streaming videos and movies will not an issue with this laptop. You can also consider ASUS VivoBook Flip TP501UQ-UB71T Signature Edition 2 in 1 PC which is powered by 6th generation Intel core i7-6500u processor, 12GB DDR4-2133MHz memory and NVIDIA Geforce 940MX graphics with 2GB video memory. It is installed with 1TB 5400 rpm hard drive. However, this laptop doesn’t come with backlit keyboard while Asus Q504UA BHI5T13 offers backlit keyboard. Both the laptops lack in inbuilt CD/DVD burner. Here is a brief review about specifications and performance of Asus Q504UA-BHI5T13 2-in-1 touchscreen laptop.
Intel core i5-7200u operates with base frequency of 2.5 GHz and the frequency can rise up to 3.1GHz. The processor has 3MB of cache. The performance of i5-7200u is comparable with i7-6500u, as both the processors are fabricated with 14nm technology and operate with similar clock speed. Both are the dual core processors. You can check the comparison here. However, i7-6500u has 4MB of cache. Cache memory helps in reducing latency. None of the laptops discussed above are workstation grade as these processors are ultra-low-voltage processors and are designed to save energy. However, the processors are powerful enough to accomplish home and office jobs. Both, Asus Q504UA-BHI5T13 and TP501UQ-UB71T, come with dedicated numeric keypad/numpad.
Asus Q504UA-BHI5T13 comes with 1TB 5400 rpm hard drive. A solid state drive would have been a better option as it offers faster booting and file loading. If you are into photo and video editing or CAD designing, a Solid state Drive can make a big difference. You can also consider Dell i5568-7477GRY 15.6” 2-in-1 laptop which comes with 6th generation Intel core i7-6500u processor, 16GB DDR4 RAM and 256GB Solid State Drive. It offers full HD IPS display. It features Intel realsense ( Windows Hello), which is missing in Asus Q504UA-BHI5T13. It also has backlit keyboard but keyboard doesn’t have dedicated numeric keypad.
Asus Q504UA-BHI5T13 comes with 12GB DDR4 2133MHz RAM and the memory is expandable up to 16GB. The laptop runs on Windows 10 but you won’t get full version of MS office with this laptop.
The laptop features 15.6″ LED backlit FHD (1920×1080) Anti-Glare Touchscreen. It comes with standard number of ports and connectivity features which include 1 Microphone-in/Headphone-out jack ,1 x USB 3.1 TYPE C port(s), 3 x USB 3.0 port(s), 1 x HDMI and 1 x micro SD card reader. It doesn’t come with finger print reader. Network connectivity is supported by Wireless Ac and Bluetooth.
On the other hand, Asus TP501UQ-UB71T also comes with 4 USB ports ( 1 USB 3.1 Type C, 2 USB 3.0 and 1 USB 2.0). It also has full Size SD card reader. This laptop supports Ethernet LAN for wired internet connectivity which is missing in Asus Q504UA-BHI5T13.
Asus Q504UA-BHI5T13 offers up to 6 hours of battery backup, depending upon usage.