2019 ASUS X441BA 14″ Premium AMD A6-9225, 4GB RAM, 500GB HDD Laptop Review

2019 ASUS X441BA 14″ Performance Laptop

2019 ASUS X441BA 14 Premium High Performance Laptop

2019 model ASUS X441BA is a 14-inch premium looking laptop with a relatively high performance for its budget price. The 7th generation quarter 2 of 2018 release dual core AMD A6-9225 processor with a Passmark benchmark score of 2164 offers speeds between 2.6 and 3GHz.

4GB DDR4 SDRAM is adequate amount of memory for running a couple of applications and a few browsers at the same time. You can’t expect a multitasking monster but does the job fine at this level. 500GB Serial ATA HDD hard drive is not as fast as SSD but is good for storage space for your photos, videos and other files you want to save on the local hard drive. You can also check out the similar models with SSD at Amazon.com.

Windows 10 Home operating system comes pre-installed on this budget machine and you can make use of the Windows 7 type Start menu you’re familiar with and the new features like the Cortana Personal Assistant and the Microsoft Edge browser giving you the ability to mark up web pages on your computer screen straight away. With a typical TDP of 15 watts, the 3-cell 36WHr lithium polymer battery should last you around 5-6 hours on average in practice.

Connectivity options are 802.1 bgn wireless, Bluetooth V4.0, an RJ-45 jack for the wired internet, an HDMI output, a USB 3.1 Type-C port, a USB 2.0 port, a USB 3.0 Type-A port, a combo audio jack, a multi-format SD/SDHC card reader and an AC adapter plug. There is no built-in DVD drive but you can hook up an external one through a USB port or wirelessly. The chiclet style keyboard has a nice feel with a responsive touchpad.

2019 ASUS X441BA 14-inch Premium High Performance Laptop

The 14″ LED-backlit high definition display has the glare panel with 45% NTSC, 16:9 cinematic image aspect ratio, 60Hz refresh rate and 1366×768 pixel resolution, which is not as sharp as Full HD screen, but more than enough at this price level. The built-in AMD Radeon R4 graphics card is good enough for your daily media stuff and basic gaming of simple games at higher settings and some modern games at lower settings.

Sound quality is fine through the integrated 3-watt stereo speakers and microphone at this level with the Asus SonicMaster technology. And there is a VGA webcam for your casual Skype chats with friends and family. Silver gradient Asus X441BA Laptop weighs 3.86 pounds and measures 13.7W x 9.6D x 1.1H inches. This basic portable 14″ Asus laptop has enough power with its low to mid-range AMD processor for your day-to-day tasks like internet surfing, word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, some photo editing, video streaming and light gaming. You’re getting decent value for money at this low price.

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