Latest release in the range Asus, we’ve been running tests onZenBook UX481…Our analysis was made according to 6 user typologies.We’ve put this ZenBook UX481 through some tests based on how you’re going to use it.
This article is therefore composed according to functions; What is the purpose of this model?
ZenBook UX481 adapted to surf the internet?
Even if your use is limited to surfing the Web, writing e-mails and sometimes using an Excel spreadsheet, the minimum computer quality is essential.It is necessary to be able to count on a quality laptop that will not let you down in 2 years, due to obsolescence.In fact, it’s all about finding a product with the right price/quality ratio. You only have to take it in your hand to see that the material is of quality.
A laptop that meets all the requirements! This is what the ZenBook UX481 from Asus seems to be.
With a 14 inches size, it is in the average, and you can carry it relatively easily. The computer is equipped with one of the latest processors Intel Core i7-10510U. Knowing that the evolution of components is very fast, you will have with this model and this component, a laptop that will last a few years. In addition, with this model, you have at your disposal a tool that will make your internet navigation fluid. With 16 Gb of RAM, it ZenBook UX481is a good product. Even if it has free slots in which you can add memory strips, it’s more than enough to get you started.
Of all the computers available at the moment, this one is the laptop with the largest hard drive. Even with 512 Gb, you can be sure that many video and audio files are continuously stored. This ZenBook UX481 allows you to save locally, and guarantees that you can watch all the movies you want without internet access.
Additional point concerning autonomy: 8 hours of tranquility. You will have a limited time of freedom, needing to have the power kit nearby. Because of this last point, you can either switch to a competitor’s laptop or always have the product plugged in; it’s up to you.
The ZenBook UX481- the right model for streaming and videos ?
High quality, the engineers of Asus have chosen to make this ZenBook UX481 the top of the range for leisure uses: movies, music, photos. You will benefit from an unparalleled comfort of use. And to put it simply, this model is clearly one of the best in its category for watching videos or listening to music. In this section we will look at features such as screen size, resolution, built-in speakers.
Asus has chosen a medium size screen to meet everyone’s needs. With its 14 inches and resolution of 1920×1080, it can be suitable for a lot of uses including watching films. And in film display mode, you’ll have excellent visual quality with bright, realistic images. Clearly, big enough to tire your eyes when watching movies, but also rather light (1.5 kg) when you have to carry it.
The glossy screen option is not possible on this model; it would have made the display easier to read. On the other hand, it will be annoying for regular use in a dark room. The readability of the display is therefore a little lower.
Therefore, when used in daylight conditions, you will appreciate the lack of this feature, as the light induces reflections, making it difficult to view.
For the sound part, the ZenBook UX481 is equipped with a correct sound card and speakers. By pushing the volume with music, we tested the rendering. Despite good quality, you won’t get the same sound level as with a decent set of external speakers. If necessary, you can later supplement with external elements if you consider the results too insufficient.
The processor installed on this model is a high-end Intel Core i7-10510U. Unlike the brand’s older processors, energy efficiency is optimal and consumption is well controlled. Performance corresponding to billions of calculations per second.
Equipped with the Intel UHD Graphics 620 graphic card, and with 16 Gb of RAM, you will be able to see your movies and even do photo editing if needed. Sufficient for the majority of you, this will not be the case for those who want to make 3D images.
For connectivity, you will have 3 ports. This is standard compared to computers currently available on the market.Just what you need to connect your mouse, speakers and other USB keys.
About the batteries, be aware that you will have some time before you have to reconnect the power. You have 8 hours of autonomy in unplugged mode, which is in the average.
The ZenBook UX481- the right model to stay connected while travelling ?
One of the primary functions of a laptop is to be easily transportable. So we put this test to the ZenBook UX481. Is he home-work oriented? Or will you be able to take it on a trip? These are the questions we will answer. Or finally, is this laptop, as in many homes, just a replacement for a fixed computer?
However, we were able to discover through his overall score, that it is among the best for the travel aspect.
It ZenBook UX481 weights 1.5 Kg which makes it a computer in the average of its category. It’s still an easy-to-handle computer, even if it’s not an ultrabook. On the other hand, the large size will be an advantage to see photos during the holidays. One of the causes of its weight is related to the size of his 14 inches screen.
No backlit keyboard on this ZenBook UX481. Not necessarily useful, except for those in dimly lit places.
Good image definition although the slab is not shiny. We appreciate the viewing on this screen.
It is a product that is easy and pleasant to use. The image is beautiful, and with its anti-reflective matt tile, no more problems even outdoors.
With its Intel Core i7-10510U, this computer has a limited power consumption, one of the best currently. This processor allows this laptop to be one of the best in terms of power.
On the other hand, these are estimated data based on average laptop usage.
As for the autonomy , the batteries will allow you to use it for about 8 hours.
Because of its probable use for travel, this laptop was thought to be thin and light with a SSD hard drive of 1 512 Gb. This disk technology (solid-state drive), tried and tested for more than 20 years, allows to store data, on the same principle as the usb key. With SSD technology, however, you benefit from a considerable improvement in the time it takes your notebook to start up and get out of standby mode.For those who do not have enough space on the disk, it will be necessary to go through the option of a subscription on the cloud; the price decreases regularly.
Knowing that you’ll have to carry this laptop by plane, train, or other means, it’s handy. The ZenBook UX481 is a fair alternative with iis 14 inches.
This ZenBook UX481 allows external elements to be associated via 3 connectors. It is in the average of what is done on competing models.
The techno bluetooth of this model will allow you to connect locally to any type of device that accepts this communication protocol: phone, connected speakers, car…
All in all, this ZenBook UX481 is an interesting product for travel.
The ZenBook UX481- the right model for audio or video editing ?
If you’re serious about editing and creating music, then you pay a lot of attention to processor speed and memory. With this ZenBook UX481, you can be sure you have the right machine. Whether in terms of computing speed or memory capacity, Asus has designed an interesting product. The parallel processing of tasks with Windows 10 are perfectly suited for audio or video editing.
This laptop is efficient and cheaper than most of its direct competitors for such uses.Equipped with a software suite as standard, you can start editing for movies and music. However, if you decide to go for business applications, you should know that the performance of the processor Intel Core i7-10510U, and the size of the storage space of 512 Gb, will allow you to do so.
This model contains an SSD for the operating system and backup part. As a reminder, an audio and video editing use, involves a large capacity hard disk drive for storage, and speed of execution with an SSD. The ZenBook UX481 allows a price reduction with this choice, with an available space of 512 Gb. This computer, even if it is not intended for this use, is still a good product in terms of storage.
For the autonomy part, Asus proposes last generation batteries. For 8 hours of autonomy, you have a little time to work on your edits. That’s pretty much what the other laptops do.
For the connector part, the ZenBook UX481has the USB3 format. An interesting format for transfers when you want to move your large audio-video files. In addition, this technology offers a better rate of high-speed file transfer between your laptop and external drives.
With the ZenBook UX481, you’re moving towards a very good product. Perfectly designed for audio video use. And for the right price/quality ratio.
The ZenBook UX481 for online or local games.
Considering that today’s games involve a lot of fast movements, with thousands of calculations per second and requiring a lot of resources, this laptop can be made for that. Gone are the days of having to play where the computer is fixed; now you can play anywhere. Asus has installed the components that make it a formidable tool for gaming, with fluidity of the image and excellent display speed.
As far as image resolution is concerned, it is important that it is high in order to obtain a good rendering. With a resolution in 1920×1080 this laptop fis one of the best of its class.
Asus has also chosen a processor Intel Core i7-10510U which has the merit of doing many calculations in parallel, and for the graphic part, the Intel UHD Graphics 620, for a good result. Thanks to the technical elements installed on this laptop, the card Intel UHD Graphics 620 and the processor Intel Core i7-10510U are raised to a very good level.
For the vast majority of users, this brings a result perfectly adapted to most of the games of the moment.
With an average score on the GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) ranking, this laptop allows you to try some games. With a display system, this machine provides a speed in the average of what is currently done.
This laptop has one of the largest internal storage spaces. The 512 Gb of ZenBook UX481 can still be used by a large number of players in the case of locally installed games.
The Wi-Fi technology of this model has wifi with 5GHz band, which facilitates online gaming. A guarantee of quality that will allow, if your living area is equipped with it, to have a faster and generally more reliable web access.
You’ll like this handy laptop, and rather light (1.5 Kg and 14 inches), comparable to most similar products.
By offering 8 hours of autonomy, this computer is in the middle of the market.
Clearly, a good quality rendering on the graphics, a size of 14 inches, thin and rather light (1.5 Kg), make this ZenBook UX481 an excellent one for a video game use. Be aware that in addition, you will benefit from an autonomy of 8 hours. Perfect for a sustained gaming session!
The ZenBook UX481 for office automation.
Which operating system to choose? In fact, there are no bad choices any more today. For those who prefer Apple, there are MacBooks, free distributions for Linux, and Windows computers for the vast majority. ThisZenBook UX481 is in any case perfectly suited for office use.
Customary of this OS, Asus has chosen as usual. It is equipped with Windows 10.
Neither too heavy nor too light. In short, an average laptop with 1.5 Kg that can be carried on holiday or to the office.
For office use, chances are that the absence of the numeric keypad will annoy you over time. Unless you only do word processing that does not require its use.
Our tests have verified that the matt treated screen limits the effects of light. You will benefit from a more diffuse natural image, which has the advantage of causing less eye strain.
During daytime use, the absence of a backlit keyboard will not be a problem.
Regarding the size of the hard disk, it has 512 Gb.You may never fill it out, especially if you are just browsing the Internet, word processing and making spreadsheets.
Clearly, this is an excellent one in this price range. The right choice for anyone who wants an efficient computer.
In short, is the ZenBook UX481, the right choice ?
This laptop is finally the one that allows you to enjoy its excellent performance whatever the use you will make of it. Compact, elegant and efficient, the ZenBook UX481 is the perfect tool for anyone who wants a mobile computer.
Also, we suggest this laptop on :
– surfing on the internet
– listening to music and watching videos
– travel use
– making audio and video editing
– playing video games
– office tasks