Compact yet Powerful
Display and Design
The Asus X201E-KX042D is an 11.6-inch TFT color display laptop with 1,366 x 768 pixel resolution. It arrives in stylish white color body and weighs only 1.3kg. It looks very compact sleek and portable; it looks more like a large screen tablet with keyboard. The input devices are standard keyboard and touchpad.
Processor and Platform
The Asus X201E-KX042D (Core i3 3rd Gen/4 GB/500 GB/DOS) netbook works on third generation Intel Core i3 3217 processor with a processor speed of 1.8 GHz; and the chipset is Intel HM76 Express. The processor supported with 4 gigabyte non-expandable RAM for good computer performance. There is no dedicated graphics but it still has Intel HD 4000 graphics for good visualization and gaming experience.
The Asus laptop comes with no operating system other than basis free DOS so upgradation to another might be required. Nonetheless, it is suitable for DOS developers and DOS game lovers.
Camera, Storage and Entertainment
This 11 inch laptop holds a digital webcam for internet video calling and other webcam related activities. The primary storage is in the form of hard disk drive (HDD) and it is packed with 500 gigabyte of space for storing all necessary information. The sound system includes stereo type speakers and built-in microphone; and it also comes with dedicated headphone and microphone jacks.
Connectivity and Battery
This Asus machine laptop possesses single Ethernet 10/100 BASE-T port, Wireless LAN 802.11 b/g/n, three USB ports, Bluetooth v4.0, HDMI port, VGA port, digital media reader for the needs of connection and networking. The battery is Lithium ion 65W AC supply battery which can withstand only for 3 hours in heavy laptop usage.
Price-wise the Asus X201E-KX042D netbook is inexpensive but still holds some attractive features which are found in midrange laptops making it as a front runner in the low budget laptop category