As a preamble to this test
Choosing a new laptop means that you will have to decide between several models.Some computers have power, others have more basic features.We’ve put this ZenBook UX534 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 UX534 to surf the Internet?
Just because your use of a laptop is limited to e-mail and web browsing sessions, doesn’t mean you should buy any model.A minimum quality level is important to guarantee reliability over time. It is a balance between a 1st price and the latest multi-processor designed for professionals.A fairly powerful multi-processor, but one that won’t require you to take out a credit to pay for it.You only have to take it in your hand to see that the material is of quality.
With this ZenBook UX534, Asus is well positioned in relation to other competing models.With a 15 inches size, it is in the average, and you can carry it relatively easily. The processor which equips this model, one Core i7-10510U, will be largely sufficient; it may even be too powerful compared to the need. 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, this model will make your web browsing sessions pleasant and fluid. The amount of RAM provided is 16 Gb. It’s the certainty that the computer will work better and longer.
The 500 Gb make this laptop a mid-range laptop in terms of available space. Almost the same as its competitors and what is currently done on the market, you will have room to store. And when you reach the limit, if you get there, you can always buy an external hard drive or a local file server like Synlogy NAS.
In conclusion, for a web use, know that this model has an autonomy of 10 hours. This is one of the most important laptops on the market at the moment compared to other laptops. Incidentally, you will have all the more pleasure to use it for a long time because of its very pleasant screen.
The ZenBook UX534- the right model for streaming and videos ?
The ZenBook UX534 will now allow you to go beyond the exclusive use for work and will also serve as a tool for digital entertainment. You will benefit from an unparalleled comfort of use. We discovered through the tests we put it to, that it is one of the best on the market. In this section we will look at features such as screen size, resolution, built-in speakers.
Asus decided to make this laptop a very versatile product. With its 15 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. In the end, a homogeneous product that allows you to watch films and, with its 1.7 kg,it will be easy to take on the move.
Unfortunately, the screen of this model is not provided with a glossy finish. On the other hand, it will be annoying for regular use in a dark room. It will be more delicate to perfectly distinguish the images without getting tired.
In short, you’ll prefer this finish for daytime movie viewing.
For the sound part, the ZenBook UX534 is equipped with a correct sound card and speakers. To test the audio quality, we turned up the volume with a movie trailer and then with a few songs of different types. Even if it does well, this laptop will not be able to compete with a good hi-fi system. If necessary, you can later supplement with external elements if you consider the results too insufficient.
This model has one of the best processors of the moment; the Core i7-10510U. Unlike the brand’s older processors, energy efficiency is optimal and consumption is well controlled. With this model, you have a tool capable of making several billion calculations per second.
With NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650, ahigh-performance graphics card, a dedicated memory of 16 Gb of RAM, you can watch movies, with smooth images, possibly retouch photos or edit video. 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.
A laptop usually has an autonomy of several hours.On thisZenBook UX534, Asus indicates 10 hours of autonomy, a better performance than the competition. What a pleasure it is not to have to check the battery level on a regular basis!
The ZenBook UX534 to use while travelling.
It ZenBook UX534 is certainly a laptop, but not really portable and certainly not intended for those who travel. This seems to be the issue that the Asus didn’t really take into account in the design of this ZenBook UX534. It only fits in a computer bag dedicated to its size, and if you decide to take it in your suitcase, it will be at the expense of clothes, it is so big.
Forget about vacations and commuting.
It ZenBook UX534 is in the average, neither too light nor too heavy: 1.7 Kg. You can transport it easily, without too much effort. On the other hand, the large size will be an advantage to see photos during the holidays. One of the reasons is its 15 inches screen.
No backlit keyboard on this ZenBook UX534. Not really necessary.
We enjoy viewing on this screen which displays deep and vivid colours. The viewing is up to the mark.
It is a product that is easy and pleasant to use. Good image definition and a matt anti-reflective tile that you’ll appreciate when you’re outdoors, with no sun glare.
Thanks to its processor ZenBook UX534, the use in exclusive battery mode is one of the most important of the competition. With the low voltage on the processor, the autonomy is increased and allows to last longer than competing models.
That doesn’t mean you’re going to reach that figure, because it’s an average estimate indicated by the manufacturer.
Regarding the autonomy of this laptop, you will have 10 hours before having to reconnect; that is to say one of the best csore on the market.
Because of its probable use for travel, this laptop was thought to be thin and light with a SSD hard drive of 1 500 Gb. SSDs are much faster and lighter, and have no moving parts. 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.
Even if a portable laptop stays at the hotel 80% of the time, it is relevant to have a screen that is not too big so as not to be disturbed, but big enough to enjoy the image. Because of its size, 15 inches this laptop represents a good compromise.
This ZenBook UX534 allows external elements to be associated via 3 connectors. It’s one of the average laptops.
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…
According to our analysis, we think it is better not to bring this ZenBook UX534 on holiday.
ZenBook UX534 the right choice for audio or video editing ?
For this type of use, it seems necessary to turn to a high-performance product. It appears that this ZenBook UX534meets this need perfectly. Whether in terms of computing speed or memory capacity, Asus has designed an interesting product. This laptop will facilitate multitasking, and you will be able to simultaneously run applications such as Photoshop, Magix Video or Vegas pro with an operating Windows 10 system.
This model, Asusoffers an effective product without being too expensive.It has the necessary software to carry out your first audiovisual editing. However, if you decide to go for business applications, you should know that the performance of the processor Core i7-10510U, and the size of the storage space of 500 Gb, will allow you to do so.
The designers of Asus have chosen a single disk, an SSD, for this laptop. The advantage is the speed of starting and execution, but the disadvantage is the shorter lifetime of the disk. Here with 500 Gb you will have enough space to store everything. It’s a product that provides enough space to save all your audio and video creations.
The interest of the laptop is to be able to be used in unplugged mode. Here, it’s 10 hours of autonomy available. As a reminder, with such a powerful laptop, it’s hard to do much better Asus.
Well thought out in terms of connections, it ZenBook UX534 receives the USB3 connection. The latest convenient protocol for interfacing computers and electronic devices such as external hard drives. With a throughput about 10 times faster than the previous standard (USB 2.0), you will be able to easily transfer all your video and audio files.
By choosing this ZenBook UX534, know that you will be well beyond what most laptops offer. Perfectly designed for audio video use. And for the right price/quality ratio.
The ZenBook UX534 for online or local games.
With this model, you will be able to move quickly in any game, without parasitic elements, screen freezing or image tearing. For a long time, laptops were not powerful enough to be used to play games. With this ZenBook UX534, the engineers of Asus have succeeded in balancing the right graphics chip, the processor with enough power, the screen with the right size and the cooling that goes well.
Simply put, the higher the screen resolution, the more accurate the details in a game. On this computer, it’s a resolution of 1920×1080, nothing better at the moment
The graphics card, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650, and the processor Core i7-10510U, are of last generation, and allow to display beautiful images. Playing abilities are increased. Asus has chosen some of the best components on the market to ensure smooth image flow and fast display.
What is expected from a gaming laptop is speed performance. It is among the best in terms of GPUs (Graphics Processing Unit).
An average capacity/price ratio that makes this ZenBook UX534 an interesting choice when you’re looking for a 500 Gb drive. Useful for local games; as there are still many of them, even though online games are progressing.
A better access to wifi on this ZenBook UX534 that is standard equipped with the 5GHz band. Interesting when you can play outside with full broadband.
As far as space requirements are concerned, this computer weighs 1.7 Kg and is 15 inches sized; it is in the average range of other laptops.
With an autonomy of 10 hours, it’s better than the competition.
In conclusion, we have been seduced by the balance between performance and components. Cheaper than many other less powerful laptops. Perfect for a sustained gaming session!
ZenBook UX534 for office automation ?
Which operating system to choose? In fact, there are no bad choices any more today. The OSes available on the market are all different technical ecosystems with their own applications. Perfectly office oriented, this ZenBook UX534 is efficient.
Customary of this OS, Asus has chosen as usual. It’s Windows 10, last generation.
In contrast to other larger models, this model is in the middle of the pack in terms of space requirements. Average weight, with 1.7 Kg.
Key spacing will be important for office use. On the right-hand side you will find a number pad.
This ZenBook UX534 eliminates the problems of light reflection on the screen, as it has a matt finish. The colour palette is of good quality; blacks and whites do not look like yellow and grey.
Under normal conditions of use, i.e. during the day, you will have no difficulty with the absence of a backlit keyboard.
As far as storage goes, this computer’s in the average. Equipped with a hard drive of 500 Gb, it will give you the possibility to store all your documents locally.
Clearly, this is an excellent one in this price range. It combines ergonomics with power, with an interesting price/quality ratio.
What about the ZenBook UX534 ?
This laptop is finally the one that allows you to enjoy its excellent performance whatever the use you will make of it. It performs well in almost everything, the ZenBook UX534 remains reasonable in terms of price.
This model does not seem relevant to us for :
– travel use
In summary, we advise this model for :
– surfing on the internet
– listening to music and watching videos
– making audio and video editing
– playing video games
– office tasks