More and more professionals, these days, prefer to carry around an ultra-portable notebook rather than a full-blown laptop. Manufacturers are taking note and are obliging users by introducing a range of Asus E202SA-FD0014T ultra-portable notebooks ranging from the affordable to the high-end fully loaded devices. Ultra-portable notebooks are characterized by small displays usually 11.6 inches to 13.3 inches. The weight is between 1.25 to 1.75 kg and the battery manages to run the notebook for anywhere between 6 to 8 hours. There is a greater demand for affordable notebooks which are essentially workhorses designed to deliver maximum utility at minimum prices. Specifications are usually mid-range in order to keep the form factor as small and light as possible.
The Asus E202SA-FD0014T is one such affordable ultra-portable notebook running on a 64-bit processor and a 500 GB hard disk making this an ideal productivity tool. This mid-range notebook is powered by an energy efficient processor focuses on delivering a long battery life with a balanced performance. It is available at a price of Rs. 19,400/- in online stores.
INSIDE THE BOX:
· Asus E202SA-FD0014T Notebook
· AC Adapter
· User Guide and Manuals
The Asus E202SA-FD0014T features a sturdy all-plastic build which helps in keeping down the weight. The notebook is available in some fresh and vibrant colours which give it a very attractive look. The 11.6-inch display is surrounded by a matte frame, but the display itself is highly reflective. The ports and slots are distributed on the two sides of the notebook.
On the inside, there is a full-size Chiclet keyboard with keys which are well-spaced apart and have a soft click action. The keys have a generous 1.6 mm travel for long and comfortable typing sessions. The touchpad is quite big and supports ‘Asus Smart Gesture’ Technology which adds utility to the workflows. The stereo speakers are located at the bottom due to space constraints. The notebook lacks an optical drive for the same reason. But it sports a multi-card reader for extended storage and USB 3.0 port for added connectivity.
The 11.6 inch backlit LED display on the Asus E202SA-FD0014T sports a resolution of 1336 x 768 pixels. The 16:9 aspect ratio of the display is perfect for watching HD movies and even doing day-to-day productivity tasks.
The viewing angle of Asus Notebook is good with well-saturated colours.
The Asus E202SA-FD0014T runs on an Intel Celeron Dual Core N3050 processor clocked at 1.6 GHz. This chipset is supported by 2 GB DDR3 RAM. These specifications are enough for performing everyday productivity tasks like typing, using social media, surfing the internet and watching movies. The few stutters here and there can be attributed to the combination of an older chipset and the 2GB RAM.
The 3 cell Li-Po battery keeps this notebook running for close to 8 hours. These are quite impressive figures considering the size of the notebook.
The Asus E202SA-FD0014T is an ultra-portable notebook which lives up to its name. The thin form factor and the light weight hold a surprisingly long-running battery. That coupled with the 500 GB hard disk added to the utility of this productivity machine.
ü Portable form factor.
ü 500 GB Hard Disk.
ü The latest version of Bluetooth V4.0 included.
ü Long battery life.
ü Touchpad supports Smart Gesture Technology.
û Intel Celeron Processor.
û 2 GB RAM is barely enough.
û 0.3 megapixels webcam.
· Performance: 4 Stars.
· Value for Money: 4 Stars.