Asus Zenbook UX31E - Intel Core i5

  • Asus Zenbook UX31E - Intel Core i5
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Based on 19 scores, 28 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    6
  • Good:
    11
  • Average:
    1
  • Bad:
    1

Pros:

  • Gorgeous.
  • Great performance.
  • Very fast.

Cons:

  • Unsatisfactory touchpad.
  • Screen is off-color.

Expert reviews and ratings

By Hardware Canucks on

The ASUS Zenbook is one of those products that PC users just want to like. It is slim, well built, performs reasonably well and incorporates all of the design marquees that make the Apple competition “unique” without the high cost normally...

By Legit Reviews on

The ASUS Zenbook UX31E is a beautiful Microsoft Windows powered Ultrabook that is sure to get the ultra portable crowd excited!...

By TopTenREVIEWS on

The Zenbook UX31 by Asus is as gorgeous as they come. Fast wake time and strong audio give this ultrabook an edge on the...

By 5FWD on 80

Minor complaints aside don’t detract from what is a powerful laptop with a great screen, sexy design and quick performance in whatever it does. At around £1,000 it’s a little on the pricey side, but as alternatives to Apple’s...

By InfoWorld on 80

If you're looking for a Windows laptop that looks like a MacBook Air, you've come to the right place. These systems are fast and full-featured, yet slim, light, and generally long on battery life. A few even sport solid-state drives, and some...

By Web User on 100

★★★★★ The Asus Zenbook UX31 isn’t the cheapest Ultrabook in this group, but it has the performance and features to make it good value for money. The most disappointing thing about it is its battery life, which was the...

By Geek.com on

The Ultrabook category of computers is still relatively new, but many companies are putting the best foot forward to try and stake their claim in the market. The Asus Zenbook UX31 is the top of Asus’ Ultrabook lineup, so we decided to see how it...

By PCWorld New Zealand on 90

Let’s get the standard Ultrabook comparison out of the way first: physically the Asus Zenbook UX31 is the closest thing we’ve seen to a MacBook Air, that isn’t a MacBook Air. It’s the first ultrabook we’ve seen match the...

By APC Magazine on 90

There's no doubt in our minds that the UX series is the sexiest line of notebooks ever made. The machined aluminium looks and razor-thin slimness just attract attention wherever you are.The UX31E and its 11.6in sibling, the UX21E, can justifiably be...

By liliputing.com on

The Asus Zenbook UX31 is an attractive laptop. It’s a fast laptop. For the month that I’ve had it, it’s been my favorite computer in the house. But I’m getting ready to box it up and ship it back to Intel and I’m not sure...

By Maximum PC on 90

You’d have to actively be avoiding the tech media over the past several months not to have heard about Ultrabooks. Their coming has garnered a boatload of buzz, fueled in no small part by Intel’s $300 million fund to get hardware and software makers...

By Channel News Australia on 70

I previously called Asus' ZenBook "the most charismatic Ultrabook yet." Now, I explore its hardware and software to find out if its still beautiful beyond its skin.Design I'm not going to toy around: Asus' ZenBook is the most stunning...

By Computerworld on

Being thin never seems to go out of style, and the latest notebooks take this ideal to a new extreme. Called Ultrabooks, these devices are thinner, sleeker and lighter than the typical laptop, yet they offer a long battery life and a full set of...

By PC Advisor on 80

The Asus Zenbook UX31E is impressive. It's an excellent performer, it's attractive and light, and it plays back multimedia well. Unfortunately, its screen is off-colour and its touchpad needs more work....

By PCWorld on 80

The Zenbook UX31E is almost perfect, except for its mediocre touchpad. Images (click to enlarge) Asus Zenbook UX31E: Supersleek Ultrabook With a Crummy Touchpad Asus Zenbook UX31E Review, by Sarah Jacobsson Purewal November 16, 2011 Asus's...

By NotebookCheck on 87

After the somewhat disappointing Acer Aspire S3, the Asus UX31 was a bit worrying at first. Fortunately for us, the 13.3-inch Zenbook performs admirably and was able to hit each spot that the Acer Ultrabook missed. For one, the top quality magnesium...

By MobileTechReview on 80

We like the Asus Zenbook UX31 quite a bit. It's exquisitely thin, superbly light at 2.86 pounds, and it's gorgeous. The build quality is top notch--in fact it's one of the best made notebooks we've seen outside of Apple's store. The...

By Notebook Review on 60

The UX31 is one of the most refreshing PCs I’ve reviewed in a long time. The design and quality are truly outstanding; ASUS clearly went all-out. The sheer thinness and light weight of the notebook make you want to buy it as soon as it’s...

By PC Mag on 80

The Asus Zenbook UX31 is the clear leader in the nascent ultrabook category, with better overall performance and battery life than any competitor. It also has a brilliant display, superb sound, and solid construction....

By cnet on 81

The Asus Zenbook UX31E is an excellent-looking Windows Ultrabook laptop that matches the MacBook Air step for step with an even better price. Fans of great audio, high-resolution screens and lots of ports will be happy; keyboard/touch pad aficionados...