Asus Zenbook U500VZ

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By Expert Reviews on 80

A powerful Zenbook but with a disappointing...

By TechRadar on 60

At around £1,417, you're talking about a considerable premium over many other Windows 8 laptops, and it just doesn't justify the cost unless you really do need a powerful yet large portable. If you're just going to use it at home, there's no point in spending this kind of money; get a powerful desktop PC instead.

By TechRadar on 60

The sheer scale of the Asus Zenbook U500 is quite a surprise when you first open it up - we're used to seeing thin and light laptops, yes, but not at this 15.6-inch screen size. We'd argue that its size means it isn't truly portable. It's more like a...

By CNET UK on 70

The Asus Zenbook U500 packs a great, high definition screen and boasts excellent performance from within a sleek and sturdy chassis. Sadly, its lack of touchscreen means it's not the ideal machine for properly taking advantage of Windows 8, and it's...

By Trusted Reviews on

Up to Intel Core i7, GeForce GT650M; 15.6in Full HD IPS screen; Up to dual SSD, 2 x 256GB; Windows 8 OS; Bang & Olufsen ICEpower speakers If you think that Ultrabooks just don't have what it takes to satisfy your needs – that they're not...

By AnandTech on

Although most Ultrabooks have focused on the 11 and 13-inch form factors, today ASUS is announcing its first 15-inch Ultrabook. The Zenbook U500VZ measures 19.7mm at its thickest point. The display is the big attraction, and ASUS doesn't appear to...

International Review By adrenaline.uol.com.br on 88

Em geral, estamos acostumados a abrir mão dos games nos Ultrabooks. Limitados ao chips gráficos integrados no processador da Intel, por mais que muito empenho para evoluir a iGPU venha sendo feito, normalmente temos que nos contentar com rodar apenas...

International Review By es.engadget.com on

En pocas ocasiones hemos sentido una atracción tan profunda, tan carnal como la que se apoderó de nosotros cuando asistimos a la presentación privada de ASUS en la IFA 2012 . Teóricamente el centro de atención tenía que ser su hornada de tablets híbridas...

International Review By Notebookjournal on

Asus präsentierte seine Neuigkeiten abseits des Messetrubels am Potsdamer Platz. Eine davon ist das Asus Zenbook U500VZ. Wegen des Verzichts auf ULV-Prozessoren schrammt der 15-Zöller an den Intel-Spezifikationen für ein Ultrabook vorbei, läuft beim...