ASUS VivoBook E200HA-US01-GD Portable 11.6 inch Laptop Review

11.6 inch ASUS VivoBook E200HA-US01-GD Compact Laptop

ASUS VivoBook E200HA-US01-GD 11.6 inch Laptop

Aurora gold ASUS VivoBook E200HA-US01-GD is the new ultracompact and portable 11.6 inch laptop with a very slim premium profile, an entry level quad core Intel Atom processor, all day battery at up to 13 hours, 802.11ac wireless for faster and stronger internet connection, Office 365 Personal pre-installed and included for a year, super lightweight at 2.16lbs, eMMC flash drive and not a mechanical HDD, full size chiclet keyboard and a large responsive trackpad so it is pretty much everything one may need for mobile computing on the go. Technical specs include the Intel quad core Atom 5-Z8300 processor which is a good performer for the price at 1.44GHz speed up to 1.84GHz with turbo boost to handle all your daily computing, 2GB DDR3L SDRAM for adequate multitasking power, 32GB eMMC flash storage (12GB will be free after Windows 10 updates) so you will need to consider an external hard drive, micro-SD card and Cloud storage to save your files and Windows 10 64-bit operating system with Edge browser, new user-friendly features and much better compatibility with computer peripherals and software than the previous Windows 8 and 7. Keyboard is full-size and one piece chiclet style with ergonomic design and comfortable keys, doesn’t have a 10-key numpad on the side because of size restrictions but has an intuitive Smart Gesture input and good size touchpad. You can be outdoors and away from power outlets all day long as its 2-cell 38whrs lithium polymer battery can give you up to 13 hours of web browsing or video playback with reduced lighting. In the box you will get the Asus E200HA laptop, an AC adaptor, parts and labor warranty for a year and a User e-Manual.

ASUS VivoBook E200HA-US01-GD

Asus Eeebook E200HA has a simplistic yet sleek, elegant and professional design, weighs just 2.16 pounds (less than 1kg) and measures 11.3 x 0.7 x 7.6 inches so it is super lightweight (lighter than other 11 inch machines on the market) and is only 0.7 inch thick. Glossy and reflective 11.6 inch LED-backlit high definition display has the 1366×768 pixel resolution which is more than adequate for a screen this small for clear and crisp images, thin bezels around the screen and keyboard equal to more viewing space and nicely spaced out good size keys- 1.8mm key travel and reduced key float. You can conveniently adjust the display to your eyes manually or automatically with the Tru2Life technology and you get accurate, vibrant and deeper colours and better visuals overall by fine-tuning different settings with the Asus Splendid Technology. It doesn’t have an Optical Drive but the more advanced 802.11ac WiFi with with Multi­user MIMO and very strong signals from any part of your house, the newer and improved Bluetooth 4.1 for stronger connection with your smart devices, a USB 3.0 port, a USB 2.0 port, a  Micro-SD Card Slot and a Micro-HDMI. A bit like a replacement of the previous Asus X205TA, this is a daily things computer with decent power and performance for those out and about a lot, boots up and shuts down fast and handles basic tasks like working on spreadsheets, chatting on Skype, streaming videos, having a couple of browsers open at the same time, not experiencing any delays and with the HD Graphics (Cherry Trail) you will be OK with light gaming like Minecraft and World of Warcraft at good frame rates and 1366×768 pixel resolution. And as long as your expectations are not too high from a sub-200 dollar laptop then you will be very happy with it overall.

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