Asus U30Jc XA1 Specifications and Price

Asus U30Jc XA1 Specifications and Price - The best of the most highly demanded feature sets in laptops come together in this one. The result is a 13″ laptop that is able to game and have long battery life, the only catch being not at the same time.

The Look, Check out these pictures, the brushed aluminum and clean lines speak for themselves. The huge bonus here is that the aluminum isn’t a finger print magnet which has become a negative surrounding a lot of good laptops.

Asus U30Jc XA1


Benchmarks Asus U30Jc XA1:

  • PC Mark Vantage (higher is better)
  • Asus U30Jc-XA1: 5,421
  • Alienware M11x: 3,873
  • Toshiba Satellite E205: 5,311


Quick Specs Asus U30Jc XA1:

  • Intel Core i3-370M Processor (2.4 GHz); 4GB of DDR3 1066MHz DRAM (2GB x 2 slots)
  • Nvidia G310M Graphics Engine with 512MB DDR3 Dedicated VRAM and Optimus Technology
  • 500GB Hard Drive (5400 RPM); Super Multi Optical Disk Drive; Windows 7 Home Premium (64 bit) Operating System Wireless
  • 13.3-Inch HD (1366×768) LED Display; HDMI Port; 802.11 b/g/n; Intel WiDi; 0.3MP Webcam; 8 cell 5600mAh battery (up to 9 hrs)


The Usability Asus U30Jc XA1

Keyboard is great sized and chiclet keys are much nicer than the other past series laptops. As with any laptop keyboard it will take some adjustment for specific keys such as the right shift key being smaller, but overall they keyboard is very well designed.

Battery Life makes this category a HUGE winner, there’s just no beating it, especially if you need it for overseas flights or other occasions that require a long time between plug-ins. And when you require more processing power from the video card, just switch over the Optimus graphics and let her rip!

Plugs & Ports are positioned ok, they are overall very usable, but this isn’t a desktop replacement laptop, so don’t expect it to act like one that is made to sit on your desk all day long. If you have a ton of things plugged in they will all stream out the sides and get in the way likely. Luckily it has the ability which is really nice in case you need that HDMI out to show pictures during your trip, or to burn a DVD quick for a friend.

Pros Asus U30Jc XA1


  • Amazing Battery life, thankfully lives up to the hype
  • Screen looks great for the medium size and resolution (1366×768)
  • Brushed aluminum case
  • Best balance between performance, graphics and endurance.


Cons Asus U30Jc XA1


  • Smaller sized screen (but not netbook tiny)
  • Port Placement (only if you need to use all of them)
  • Bottom Line


Asus hit a home run here. If you need performance and battery life in a great to carry around all-day package. Look no further

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