Asus Zenbook Prime UX31A

  • Asus Zenbook Prime UX31A
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Based on 57 scores, 97 reviews available
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    32
  • Good:
    16
  • Average:
    7
  • Bad:
    2

The Asus Zenbook Prime UX31A features a 3rd generation Intel Core i7 3517U Processor, 6Gbps SATA 128GB SSD, Integrated Intel HD Graphics 4000 and 4GB of 1600MHz DDR3L RAM. Ports and connectivity include two USB 3.0, a headphone jack, mini-VGA, micro-HDMI, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR.

Expert reviews and ratings

By micromart.co.uk on 60

Asus has cultivated a reputation for high-quality, well-priced hardware almost across the board, and its early Asus Zenbook UX21 was one of the few to truly stick it to Apple's Macbook Air - so naturally, we were particularly interested to see what the...

By TechwareLabs on -

The Zenbook Prime UX31A is a very solid machine. The fit and finish are top notch, the included software has only minimal annoyances, and the performance is extremely solid. The 1080p IPS display provides fantastic color and contrast, even in...

By Legit Reviews on -

The ASUS Zenbook Prime UX31A series is well designed, performs great and is all that one can ask for in an Intel Ultrabook!...

By PC Authority on -

Asus' Zenbook UX31E almost nailed the Ultrabook formula at the first attempt. It brimmed with potential: it had the looks, the power, the stamina and, crucially, the price. Now Asus has answered the criticisms levelled at its original Zenbook and rung...

By The Tech Report on -

Over the past few pages, we've seen that the Zenbook Prime's display really does live up to the hype. We've seen that this sexy little ultrabook is just as fast, if not faster, than its Sandy Bridge-powered predecessor. (Its graphics performance is...

By TechRadar on 70

The Asus Zenbook Prime UX31A is a premium computer with a price tag to match. The build quality is excellent, the performance is great for an Ultrabook and the screen is top-notch. Sadly, the battery life makes you think twice about its good points when...

By techradar.com/au/ on 70

You might also like... Best Ultrabook: 16 top thin and lights for 2012 The original Asus Zenbook UX21 really helped to make the case for Ultrabooks, showing that if you want a speedy, thin, light laptop you don't have to buy an Apple MacBook Air. The...

By PCPer on -

The ASUS Zenbook Prime UX31A is a great laptop in theory. It offers excellent day-to-day performance (gaming excluded), a wonderful display and respectable battery life. It fixes some problems that have continued to plague PC laptops, such as their...

By AnandTech on -

After having reviewed and handled nearly a dozen Ultrabooks during the past year, the flaws with the platform have become glaringly obvious. The requirements for Ultrabooks are that they need to be very thin, they need to use an Intel ULV CPU, they...

By NotebookCheck on 90

The last generation UX31E was a well-designed laptop which had very few faults that included the glossy display and low contrast. We are extremely happy with the successor. The UX31A improves on all the gripes we had with the display. The new...

By Engadget on -

When ASUS first released the UX31E last fall, we found plenty to like in its striking design, high-quality display and brisk performance. The addition of backlighting and a more comfortable keyboard -- not to mention the step up to Ivy Bridge and...

By PC World on 80

The new Zenbook offers a superb IPS display and solid performance in an ultralight, slick...

By Expert Reviews on 100

A gorgeous screen and plenty of refinements make the Prime a worthy successor to the original ZenBook...

By cnet on 70

Stuck between a budget model and a high-end, feature-filled model, this middle Asus Zenbook is a slim, slick ultrabook, but also a tough...

By Pocket-lint on 80

So nearly there, just iron out the kinks and next time Asus will grab the...

By MobileTechReview on 80

Do we like the Asus Zenbook Prime UX31A? Oh yes, in fact we love it. It has superb build quality, one of the most elegant and attractive designs on the market and that 1080p IPS display will spoil you. The MacBook Air's display will be a let down,...

By ultrabookreview.com on 80

The Asus Zenbook UX31A is my new favorite ultrabook, as it manages to fix most of the issues of the first generation Zenbooks, while adding a Full HD IPS screen and keeping the cool design and prices...

By PC Mag on 70

Although it has its shortcomings, the Asus UX31A-DB51 (Zenbook Prime) is worthy of consideration by everyday users looking to jump into the ultrabook foray thanks to its gorgeous design, portability, and eye-popping...

By PC Mag on 70

The Asus Zenbook Prime UX31A-R5102F offers a good looking ultrabook, and ups the ante with a 1080p display and third-generation Intel...

By DigitalVersus on 100

While in terms of power, battery life and finishing not much has changed since the excellent UX31E, the Zenbook Prime UX31A adds a second USB 3.0 port and, most importantly, a superb, matte, Full HD IPS display. That bumps it up to the coveted five...