What’s New In Asus ZenBook UX305?

ASUS ZenBook is lighter, slimmer and has 13 inch matte anti-glare wide angle IPS display. It has new Intel Core M processor which makes its speeds faster and improved efficiency which automatically adjusts performance to what you are doing.asus-ux305-desk-1500x1000-3-800x533-c

Specification Data: Asus Zenbook UX305FA-ASM1

3DMark – Cloud Gate                                                                 –   4270
3DMark – Fire Strike                                                                    – 245
Battery Rundown – Standard Battery                                         – 8:10
Battery Type                                                                                 – 45 Whr
CineBench R15                                                                            –     157
Graphics Card                                                 –  Intel HD Graphics 5300
Handbrake 0.9.9                                                                       –       4:55 min: sec
Heaven 4.0 – Medium Quality – 1366 x 768 – Off                        –     11
Heaven 4.0 – Ultra Quality – Native – 4X                                       –     3
Native Resolution                                                             –   1920 x 1080
Networking Options                        –   802.11n (2.4+5 GHz Dual band)
Operating System                                                – Microsoft Windows 8
PCMark 8 – Work Conventional                                                 –     2257
Photoshop CS6 Multimedia Tests                                 –  5:58 min: sec
Processor Name                                                    –    Intel Core M 5Y10
Processor Speed                                                                     –   0.8 MHz
RAM                                                                                                    8 GB
Rotation Speed                                                                              –   SSD
Screen Size                                                                       –    13.3 inches
Screen Type                                                                       –   Widescreen
Storage Capacity (as Tested)                                                 –   256 GB
Storage Type                                                                                  –   SSD
Type                                                                                     – Ultraportable
Valley 1.0 – Medium Quality – 1366 x 768 – Off                               – 12
Valley 1.0 – Ultra Quality – Native 4X                                                  – 3
Weight                                                                                              – 2.6 lb
Wireless Display Capability (WiDi)                                                   – No
WWAN (Mobile Broadband)                                                         -None
3DMark – Cloud Gate                                                                    4270.0
3DMark – Fire Strike Extreme                                                       – 245.0
Battery Rundown – Standard Battery                                            –  None
CineBench R15                                                                                157.0
Handbrake 0.9.9                                                                             – None
Heaven 4.0 – Medium Quality – 1366 x 768 – Off                            11.0
Heaven 4.0 – Ultra Quality – Native – 4X                                         –   3.0
PCMark 8 – Work Conventional                                                   -2257.0
Photoshop CS6 Multimedia Tests                                               –  None
Valley 1.0 – Medium Quality – 1366 x 768 – Off                           –   12.0
Valley 1.0 – Ultra Quality – Native 4X                                              –   3.0

Pros

  • Aluminum construction
  • Fanless design
  • Intel Core M processorasus-ux305-asus-logo-1500x1000-600x600
  • Thin and light
  • Full HD-resolution display
  • Comfortable keyboard and touchpad
  • All-day battery life
  • Featherweight and super slim
  • Outstanding keyboard
  • High contrast, glare-free 1080p display
  • Very affordable

Cons

  • No touch screen
  • Speakers are disappointing
  • Modest performanceasus-zenbook-ux305fa-asm1_ammv.320

Bottom Line

  • With its ultraslim profile
  • Asus Zenbook UX305FA-ASM1 midrange ultraportable