At $699 the ASUS S400CA represents one of the least expensive Ultrabooks on the market, especially considering this model has a touch-enabled screen. Highlights of this model aside from the touch screen include solid battery life, metallic surfaces, a clean design and good speakers.
- 14-inch touch-enabled screen(1366×768 resolution)
- Windows 8 64-bit
- Intel Core i5-3317U dual-core processor (1.7GHz, up to 2.6GHz Turbo Boost, 3MB cache, 17W TDP)
- Integrated Intel HD graphics
- 4GB DDR3-1600 RAM (8GB max.; 4GB onboard, 1x open slot)
- 500GB 5400RPM hard drive (Seagate ST500LT012, 7mm thickness)
- 24GB SanDisk SSD i100 cache
- Qualcomm Atheros AR9485WB-EB wireless LAN
- Integrated Bluetooth 4.0
- Integrated HD webcam
- No internal optical drive
- 1-year limited warranty
- 44WHr li-polymer battery
- Weight: 3.96 lbs.
- Dimensions: 13.4 x 9.4 x 0.82 inches
- Good battery life
- Good speakers
- Poor screen
- So-so keyboard and touchpad
- Slow hard drive
- Headphone jack static
The ASUS S400CA is an attractive Ultrabook priced at $699 but doesn't deliver a great user experience.
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