ASUS Zenbook UX305FA-ASM1 13.3-Inch

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79
Positive Reviews
$859.00
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Pros

  • Thin and light
  • Aluminum chassis
  • long battery life
  • Full HD screen

Cons

  • Performance lacks for more demanding apps

Bottom Line

With the main focus by Asus on this machine being portability users might struggle slightly with more high end applications. That being said this is still a fantastic portable and reliable laptop.


The ASUS Zenbook UX305FA-ASM1 is a popular 2015 13.3-inch ultrabook that received positive reviews for its thin and light aluminum body, Full-HD matte screen, long battery life, fanless design, and a comfortable keyboard and touchpad. However, its performance is not suited for high-end work, its keyboard is not backlit and the speakers are relatively quiet. If you want an ultraslim laptop with an all-day battery life for mainstream tasks and office work, the UX305FA-ASM1 offers great value for money.

Score Summary

Critic Reviews

  • 70
    PCMag April 15, 2015

    With its ultraslim profile, the Asus Zenbook UX305FA-ASM1 midrange ultraportable certainly redefines the concept of thin.

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  • 90
    Trusted Reviews May 13, 2015

    Asus’ UX305 is the definitive affordable ultrabook.

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  • 80
    DigitalTrends April 17, 2015

    The Asus UX305 is almost perfection in affordable ultra-portable laptops. Its stylish, well built, incredibly light and has a screen, keybaord and battery life to rival the best.

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  • 80
    UltrabookReview March 10, 2015

    If you're looking for a sleek and well built 13 inch ultraportable for light everyday activities, the Asus Zenbook UX305 could be the one for you.

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Specifications

Processor Intel Core M-5Y10 0.8GHz [View Benchmarks]
Graphics Intel HD Graphics 5300 [View Benchmarks]
Graphics TypeIntegrated
Graphics Memory Shared
RAM 8GB DDR3 SDRAM
Operating System Microsoft Windows Windows 8.1
Weight2.5 lbs
Battery Life8 hours
Hard Drive 1256 SSD
Display Size13.3 inch
Display TypeTN
Display Resolution1920 x 1080
Display Technologyanti-glare matte display with an ultra-wide 170-degree viewing angle.
Connectivity1 x HDMI|3 x USB 3.0|802.11 a/b/g/n | Bluetooth
AudioASUS Golden Ear team andBang & Olufsen ICEpower speakers
WebcamYes
Additional FeaturesMemory Card Reader

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