Ultra-portable notebooks are finding themselves more and more in use these days. People are working from everywhere except the office from cafes, community spaces, and even food courts. These are the situations the ultra-portable notebooks thrive in. Asus E202SA-FD003T 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 lasts for anywhere between 6 to 8 hours. The big companies are making thin and ultra-premium portables at one end of the scale, the other end is dominated by mid-level players making the super-affordable portable notebook. Specifications are usually mid-range in order to keep the form factor as small and light as possible.
The Asus E202SA-FD003T is one such 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 features an energy efficient processor with a focus on long battery life and a balanced performance. It is available at a price of Rs. 21,500/- in online stores.
· Processor: Intel Celeron Dual-Core N3050 Processor 2.16 GHz
· Graphics: Integrated Intel HD Graphics
· Memory: 2 GB DDR3 RAM, 1600 MHz
· Storage: 500 GB HDD (5400 RPM)
· Operating System: Windows 8.1
· Display: 11.6" 16:9 HD (1366x768), LED Backlight
· Audio: Built-in Stereo Speakers And Microphone
· Camera: 0.3 Megapixels Webcam
§ Wireless LAN: Integrated 802.11 ac
§ Bluetooth: Built-in Bluetooth™ V4.0
§ Ethernet: 10/100
· Ports and Slots:
§ 1 x Headphone-out jack (Audio-in Combo)
§ 1 x Line-in Jack
§ 1 x USB 3.0 port
§ 1 x USB 2.0 port
§ 1 x HDMI
§ 1 x 4-in-1 Card Reader
§ 1 x AC Adapter Plug
· Battery and Power: 3 Cells Li-Po, Up to 8 hours
· Weight and Dimensions: 1.2 kg (with battery); 297 x 194 x 21 mm (WxDxH)
ü Portable form factor.
ü 500 GB Hard Disk.
ü The Latest version of Bluetooth V4.0 included.
û Intel Celeron Processor.
û 2 GB RAM is barely enough.
INSIDE THE BOX:
· Asus E202SA-FD0003T Notebook
· AC Adapter
· User Guide and Manuals
The Asus E202SA-FD003T is made out of strong plastic to keep its weight in check and maintain its ultra-portable status. This notebook is available in four colors with a glossy finish. The colors are bright and look fresh and youthful. The 11.6-inch display is highly reflective. The ports and slots are distributed around the side edges
On the inside, there is a full-size Chiclet-style keyboard. The keys are well-spaced and have an ample travel of 1.6 mm for comfortable, fatigue-free long typing sessions. The touchpad is generous and supports ‘Asus Smart Gesture’. The stereo speakers are located at the bottom of the notebook towards the front side. Due to its size, it lacks an optical drive but features a multi-card reader slot for extended storage.
The 11.6 inch backlit LED display on the Asus E202SA-FD003T outputs at a resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels with a ratio of 16:9. This is the perfect display ratio for watching movies and doing day-to-day productivity tasks. The colors on the display are well-saturated with good viewing angles.
The Asus E202SA-FD003T is powered by an Intel Celeron Dual Core N3050 processor running at 2.16 GHz. This is supported by 2 GB of DDR3 RAM. This combination is quite sufficient for day-to-day productivity uses like typing, internet surfing and using social media. The few stutters here and there are to be blamed on a combination of an older chipset and 2 GB of RAM. The 3 cell Li-Po battery powers this notebook for close to 8 hours, which is quite impressive.
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The Asus E202SA-FD0003T is a thin, light and ultra-portable notebook with a long battery life and is made for people who are productive on-the-go. It is a portable productivity tool. The 500 GB hard disk and the long battery life just adds to the productivity of this machine.
· Performance: 4 Stars.
· Value for Money: 3 Stars.