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ASUS ZenBook UX430UN

alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 reviews of ASUS ZenBook UX430UN. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Views about the battery and design are on the whole positive. The performance and price also get good feedback, but there are some negative opinions about the reliability and durability. There are some mixed views about the size.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the ASUS ZenBook UX430UN is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 92/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Allen Ngo (notebookcheck.net)

Asus ZenBook UX430UN (i7-8550U, GeForce MX150) Laptop Review

 

Portable multimedia machine. The UX430UN offers a bigger screen and faster GPU than the XPS 13 for hundreds less than the XPS 15. Its chassis and keyboard are unfortunately weaker than expected and feel cheaper to the touch.

crisp IPS matte display; good contrast levels ; accessible internals; upgradeable M.2 SSD ; Great core specifications for the price ; attractive and slim design ; respectable battery life ; full-size SD card reader ; decent speakers

display backlight could be brighter; poor outdoor visibility ; Discrete MX150 tends to throttle below base clock rate ; pulse-width modulation on nearly all brightness levels ; Inserted SD card protrudes by over half its length ; no touchscreen,...

The positives don't outweigh the longer list of negatives on the UX430. The few standout features are the crisp matte display and thin design, but nearly everything else is average at best or unremarkable. Brightness is dimmer than competing...

Mar, 2018

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:SonicMaster
Built-In Microphone:Y
Number of built-in speakers:1 / 2
Speaker power:1.5
Speakers manufacturer:Harman Kardon

Battery

Battery capacity (Watt hours):50
Battery life (max):9
Battery technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo)
Number of battery cells:3

Camera

Front Camera:Y
Front camera resolution:1280 x 720

Design

Colour of product:Black / Blue / Gold / Grey / Pink gold
Form factor:Clamshell
Product colour:Black / Blue / Gold / Grey / Pink gold
Product Type:Notebook

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display diagonal:35.6
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080
Display Surface:Matt
HD type:Full HD
LED Backlight:Y
Touchscreen:N

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:Y
Discrete graphics adapter memory:2
Discrete graphics adapter model:NVIDIA GeForce MX150
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR5
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:32
Number of discrete graphics adapters installed:1
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
On-board graphics adapter:Y
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:300
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:12.0
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1050 / 1100 / 1150
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel UHD Graphics / Intel® HD Graphics / Intel® UHD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x5916 / 0x5917
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 620 / Intel UHD Graphics 620 / Intel® UHD Graphics 620
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.4

Keyboard

Full-size keyboard:Y
Keyboard backlit:Y
Keyboard layout:AZERTY
Numeric keypad:N
Pointing device:Touchpad
Windows keys:Y

Memory

Internal Memory:16 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR4-SDRAM / LPDDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:16 / 8
Maximum internal memory (64-bit):16 / 8
Memory clock speed:1866 / 2133
Memory form factor:On-board

Networking

3G:N
4G:N
Bluetooth:Y
Bluetooth version:4.1
Ethernet LAN:N / Y
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Top Wi-Fi standard:IEEE 802.11ac
Wi-Fi:Y
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11ac / IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type:N

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
AC adapters quantity:1
Manual:Y
Power cord included:Y
Quick start guide:Y
Warranty card:Y

Packaging Data

AC adapter included:Y
Manual:Y
Power cord included:Y

Ports & interfaces

Alienware graphics amplifier port:N
CardBus PCMCIA slot type:N
Charging port type:DC-in jack
Combo headphone/mic port:Y
DC-in jack:Y
Docking connector:N
DVI port:N
ExpressCard slot:N
LAN/VGA combo port:N
Line-in:N
Micro HDMI ports quantity:1
Microphone in:N
Mini DisplayPorts quantity:1
Mini HDMI ports quantity:1
S/PDIF out port:N
SmartCard slot:N
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-C ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter output current:2.37 / 2.47 / 2.74 / 3.42
AC adapter output voltage:19
AC adapter power:45 / 65

Processor

Bus type:OPI
Configurable TDP-down frequency:800
Conflict Free processor:Y
ECC supported by processor:N
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:12
PCI Express configurations:1x2+2x1,1x4,2x2,4x1
PCI Express slots version:3.0
Processor boost frequency:3.4 / 3.40 / 3.50 / 4 / 4.00
Processor cache:4 / 6 / 8
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor codename:Kaby Lake / Kaby Lake R
Processor Cores:2 / 4
Processor family:7th gen Intel® Core™ i7 / 8th gen Intel® Core™ i5 / 8th gen Intel® Core™ i7 / Intel Core i5-8xxx / Intel Core i7-8xxx
Processor frequency:1.6 / 1.60 / 1.8 / 1.80 / 2.70
Processor lithography:14
Processor Model:i5-8250U / i7-7500U / i7-8550U
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Socket:BGA 1356
Processor threads:4 / 8
Stepping:H0 / Y0
System bus rate:4
Thermal Design Power (TDP):15
Tjunction:100

Processor special features

Conflict Free processor:Y
CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available:N
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology:Y
Execute Disable Bit:Y
Graphics & IMC lithography:14
Idle States:Y
Intel 64:Y
Intel Clear Video Technology:Y
Intel Enhanced Halt State:Y
Intel Flex Memory Access:Y
Intel Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX):Y
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP):N
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:N
Intel TSX-NI:N / Y
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):Y
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT):Y
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):Y
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):Y
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):Y
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):Y
Intel® Insider™:Y
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):Y
Intel® OS Guard:Y
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:Y
Intel® Secure Key:Y
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):Y
Intel® Smart Response Technology:Y
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y
Processor ARK ID:122589 / 124967 / 95451
Processor code:SR2ZV / SR3LA
Processor package size:42 x 24
Supported instruction sets:AVX 2.0,SSE4.1,SSE4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:Y

Security

Fingerprint Reader:Y
Password protection:Y
Password protection type:BIOS / BIOS, HDD, User / BIOS, User

Software

Bundled software:ASUS Splendid\nASUS Eye Care\nASUS Tru2life Video\nASUS AudioWizard
Operating System Architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 10 / WINDOWS 10 HOME / WINDOWS 10 PRO

Storage

Card reader integrated:Y
Compatible memory cards:MMC,SD / MMC,SD,SDHC,SDXC / SD / SD,SDHC,SDXC,MMC
Number of SSDs installed:1
Solid-state drive capacity:256 / 512
Solid-state drive interface:Serial ATA III
SSD capacity:256
SSD form factor:M.2
SSD interface:Serial ATA III
Storage Media:SSD
Total Storage Capacity:256 / 512

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:225
Height :15.9
Weight:1.25
Width:324