22 Jul 2018 By Rajan Pandey On flipkart.com
+Amazing Design: 1.3kg weight and 1.8cm thickness which rivals Macbook.
+Great Quality: The lid is made of metal; but the chassis is made of plastic with metallic finish. Most of the other laptops at this price gives plastic lid as well.
+Crisp Display: It has 14" 1080p IPS LED display with great contrast, colors and viewing angles. It also gets a lot bright!
+Small Bezels at the sides: 0.7cm bezels at both the sides, whereas 1.4cm bezel at the top and 2.4cm bezel at the bottom; which gives it a modern look.
+Backlit keyboard: White color having 3 levels of intensity.
+Fingerprint Sensor: It's quick and registers the fingerprint 8/10 times. Will test it more and then edit the stats of this one.
+256 GB SSD! (Cant find this size of SSD paired with 8th Gen processor under this price range). For a 512GB SSD, you'll have to increase your budget to 75k!
+Boot time is around 7-8 seconds, thanks to the SSD.
+Great Battery: Lasted for 7-8 hours on web surfing over WiFi and coding Java.
+Fast Charge: It actually charges from 0-60% in 50mins!
+Genuine Windows 10
+2 Years of Onsite Warranty: Instead of 1 year unlike many products out there.
+Many Ports available: One USB 3.1 Type-C, One USB 3.1, Two USB 2.0, One HDMI,and One SD Card; which is great for such a thin laptop.
+ASUS IceCool Technology: The palm rest area, and the overall laptop, actually does stays cool even after long hours of usage. The normal heat produced is usually at the bottom of the back of the chassis.
-Speaker Volume: The sound clarity is clear but the volume is low. It'll be good to go in a silent room but it's useless in outdoor and noisy locations.
-Speaker Placement: It's placed at the bottom of the laptop. It'll be fine on a flat surface but will get suppressed on a soft surface like pillow or a bed.
-No extra RAM slot: The laptop cant be upgraded to 16GB RAM, ut for that, you;ll have to remove the 8GB RAM and insert 16GB RAM instead.
-No LAN port
-WebCam: It has an extremely poor 480p VGA webcam.
-The Caps Lock button doesn't has any LED indicator.
#Delete button is near power button. Need to be careful with that.
#No numpad: Can't even expect it in 14" laptop actually.
#Windows 10 1803 Fall Creators Update isn't installed by default. Need to update it.
#Sound is 1second delayed until Windows 10 1803 Fall Creators Update is installed.
#High Pixel Density problem: Screen size is 14" and it has 1920x1080p display. Hence all the font, icons and overall screen becomes too small for comfort. So by default, Windows has set the scaling to 150% so everything is zoomed in (and feels normal like a normal computer). But the problem is that many old softwares which font support high pixel density causing slight blurred fonts and pictures (once such software which I found was Code::Blocks C++ IDE. Other powerful IDE and text editors like VS Code, Atom, IntelliJ, Android Studio works great).
#Light and Thin design: HDD, RAM, SSD are embedded in motherboard itself. You may require to replace the motherboard if anything goes wrong. It requires more care and precaution while using.
#No DVD Drive.
#It's not possible to open the laptop with one hand.
#The lid can wobble easily on flicking it. It might get troublesome in a moving vehicle like Bus.
#No MS Office built in.
#CyberLink Video Editor present built in.
#1 month of McAfee antivirus free trial present.
#Asus Bloatwares: It's less in number than many other laptops. All of them can be uninstalled. Many of them can be useful; like the product registration app, asus display color settings app, sound management app, battery management app etc.
# No dedicated GPU: Can't expect a dedicated GPU in a 1.3kg laptop anyway. The Integrated Intel UHD 620 is more than enough for everyday work. Paired with SSD, it can do 1080p video editing rendering.
#It's not made for gaming. Most of the games like Fortnite, GTA 5, Witcher 3 etc gives 20-25fps on Low settings.
The product was sold at 41k during sale (13k off) which is a steal. But, even for 54k price tag, it is a great deal!
Buy if: You want extreme portability, amazing design and display, long battery backup and fast charging, huge SSD (at this price) with 8th gen processor and backlit keyboard!
Don't buy it if: You want to play AAA titles which came out after 2010, do 4K video editing (1080p video editing will be fine on this laptop, but I would recommend going up to the i5 8th Gen variant instead, or S15 variant with MX110), execute softwares which depends upon the GPU (like TensorFlow).
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14 Aug 2018 By aliviea raza On flipkart.com
at this price range 1tb hdd plus 256ssd u cant get this storage. light weight easy to carry ,beautiful and good battery life. just two cons- vga camera and its speaker. i am happy with what i get at this prie range . just go for it. camera doesnt matter at all for me.