Asus UL30A - Intel Core 2 Duo

  • Asus UL30A - Intel Core 2 Duo
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Based on 32 scores, 46 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    17
  • Good:
    11
  • Average:
    3
  • Bad:
    1

Pros:

  • Great battery life, slim design, inexpensive.
  • Good battery life, Great keyboard.
  • Strong battery life; reasonable price; slim design.

Cons:

  • The keyboard isnít comfortable for typing.
  • Belowaverage performance

Expert reviews and ratings

By IT Reviews on

The Asus UL30A is a serviceable notebook which, while it lacks an optical drive, has much of what else is needed for efficient everyday use. It is light and portable too. If you like the look of it but not the mobile broadband deal, you can always...

By Trusted Reviews on 90

A 13.3in screen on a laptop has always made a good compromise. It's just big enough that it's comfortable to use, but just small enough that you can carry it around in relative comfort. Machines like the Asus UL30A have taken this philosophy to...

By PC Authority on 67

Asus' UL30A delivers a classy, all-round package with truly outstanding battery life...

By T3 Magazine on 80

If you're after portability this is a brilliant machine, it's not particularly powerful, but it's fine for general office tasks and still outperforms a netbook by quite a...

By SilentPC Review on

Intel's CULV (Consumer Ultra-Low Voltage) processors are low power chips that help bridge the performance and battery life gap between netbooks and mainstream laptops. Take the Core 2 Duo SU7300 as an example. While it runs at only 1.3GHz (standard...

By DigitalVersus on 80

The screen True to form, Asus decided to use a glossy panel on this model. Although almost all the competition do the same, it is regrettable because of the reflections caused by this coating. Once again a TN panel, also in common with almost all...

By Online Notebook on

We will recommend the Asus UL30A-A1 when it comes to thin-and-light notebook. It has a fast processor and the battery life is amazing....

By CNET Australia on 85

If you've got modest needs, the value presented by the UL30A is hard to ignore, especially in light of its amazing battery life....

By PCWorld on 60

Slick looks, a CULV processor and a huge keyboard make Asus' new ultraportable a laptop worth a second (and maybe even a third) look....

By InsideHW on

Quick view of the specifications suggest that the Asus UL30A is another accessible model in a series of small notebooks based on Intel CULV processors. A little closer study reveals that the list of components is not all that common, but after a few...

By TechRadar on 70

Asus' ultraportable UL range offers affordable and portable computing. The Asus UL30A is the smaller of the two machines that comprise the series and offers a lightweight solution and unprecedented battery life that will keep you productive on the...

By NotebookCheck on 85

Asus UL30AThis 13 inch notebook by Asus has recognized the sign of the times, and saves power where possible. Less than 10 Watts when doing nothing in office use, something that has so far only been achieved by netbooks with Intel Atom processor. For...

By 5FWD on 80

The Asus UL30A makes the most of Intels new dual-core processor to deliver a super-slim and well-built laptop. With plenty of power, it ploughs through heavy-duty tasks, so you can sit back and watch HD movies in style and you will watch...

By Digital Trends on 75

A netbook makes a fine travel notebook to check up on e-mail, find night life destinations on Google maps, and tap out a few quick journal entries, but for heavy lifting, Intel's Atom is a garden trowel where a backhoe is needed.Yet for anyone who...

By cnet on 82

If you're in the market for an affordable thin-and-light, the Asus UL30A-A1 provides great value and a solid Core 2 Duo CULV processor in an attractive package. Read full review See all...

By ElectricPig.co.uk on 100

If you want a laptop packing Windows 7, then look no...

By Stuff.tv on 100

The best super-light laptop for the price, let down only by a blue cast to the screen...

By The Tech Report on

Im chomping at the bit to replace my Eee PC with a more powerful budget ultraportable. Unfortunately, each of the systems currently on the market has attributes that have stopped me from pulling the trigger. The UL30A, at least so far, is no...

By PC Mag on 90

The ASUS UL30A-A1 is an amazing ultra-thin laptop that gives 10 hours of battery life for less than what everyone else is...

By PC Advisor on

All said and done, the Asus UL30A is a reasonably good package, but it is around 525. You might find yourself asking if you want to get something that might not run as long, but have more muscle (like, say, Dell's Studio 14z) or forgo a little...