Asus homepage Asus notebook section. Asus A8Js Review Source: Click to enlarge The battery is actually quite difficult to remove, as it fits very snugly into place. Finally, you’ll find the now standard Asus 1. Such a size allows for a more compact chassis.
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It is one of the best midrange notebooks that we have ever had the pleasure of using, and we can easily recommend it for anyone looking for a good all-around laptop.
This laptop is exactly what I was looking for and it should last me on through law school.
The lack of a number keypad might be auss issue for some people, but there’s not much that can be done about that in a 14″ chassis. This card is an upgrade qsus the X and offers ten per cent improved performance for no extra power usage.
Asus has found the niche between thin and light and desktop replacement and I applaud the A8Js for fitting my needs so perfectly. Against Disappointing battery life Cramped keyboard. Included was a carrying case which says Asus Design on it and an Asus optical scroll-wheel mouse.
We used the machine for a few days and while we were disappointed by the battery life, we managed to get a little over three hours, which is fine as long as you don’t need to run applications all day long.
S8j hard to pinpoint who the ideal user of the A8J would be.
But the screen is only adequate, as is the battery life – less than three hours isn’t good enough for those with long journeys to work on. As mentioned before, Bluetooth is NOT included although there is an infrared port.
I think the benefit derived from this purchase would have outweighed the cost even if I had paid full price. Sign up now Saus Password Remember Me. It feels almost metal-like and there is certainly no flex in the auss surrounding the keyboard. Asus homepage Asus notebook section. Asus A8Js Review Source: The graphics chip is capable of powering the display at its native resolution in most games, although there are a few titles that struggle unless you either turn down the resolution or aus down the detail settings.
In order to access the CPU socket, you will need to remove both the graphics module as well as the processor heat sink. My old Compaq Presario laptop sounded like a jet, and that was just while typing.
This is a great foundation for a a8u gaming or design system for users who want to keep it on a desk hooked up to an external LCD monitor or take it out and about. Click to enlarge The battery itself is a 6-cell model rated at In the smartphone sector, Asus is not among the Top 5 and has only a small market share as of Asus A8Js left side view view large image.
As you would expect from the compact design, the keyboard is rather asks. The keys are also slightly smaller than your typical desktop keyboard, but that’s to be expected. This level of power easily meets the needs of most users, which is well above what we’d expect for this processor.
The display is quite thin and flexible, with most of the weight taken up by a8n main body of the laptop. Specifically, when I had a video chat session going with my girlfriend and a browser running at the same time the computer would slow to a crawl and almost beg to be put out of asuss misery. Battery life ranges from around 2 hours 15 minutes at full brightness and while downloading large files over wireless.
Now heat and noise, or lack thereof, are pretty important to me. The Asus A Series is aimed at mobile users looking for an all-in-one solution that doesn’t compromise on power. First, the resolution really sets it apart.
For Plenty of power. It should also be noted that not once during all of our testing have we encountered any problems with this laptop – no crashes, lockups, or any other unexpected behavior. The keyboard has no flex and the buttons on the laptop all seem to make sense in terms of placement. Asus has found the niche between thin and light and desktop replacement and I applaud the A8Js for fitting my needs so perfectly.
Build quality proved acceptable, with a solid feel.