Asus X200CA-HCL1104G Review

Asus X200CA-HCL1104G review

11.6 inch Asus X200CA-HCL1104G
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Asus X200CA-HCL1104G is an 11.6 inch touchscreen notebook which is built to be a budget lightweight computer with an Ivy Bridge Intel Celeron 1007U dual core processor at 1.5GHz speed, 4GB RAM and 320 GB hard drive.

This is not the most powerful processor but nonetheless offers plenty of performance for everyday work on spreadsheets, playing light games, watching 720p HD videos etc. easily. It has the Asus Super Hybrid Engine II technology that guarantees quick and easy operation for more demanding tasks. 4GB RAM memory is likewise adequate for multitasking. You can still play the most recent games at the lowest configurations smoothly. It comes with the 64 bit version of Windows 8 operating system installed.

11.6-inch HD touchscreen with 1366 x 768 pixel maximum resolution and Intel UMA graphics card is again designed for regular daily entertainment like streaming HD videos online, Skype chats and for social networking. The touch screen is surprisingly sensitive and intuitive and it has a 1.0 megapixel front facing webcam and digital microphone as well.

The double stereo speakers and MaxxAudio offer reasonably sharp and distinct sound experience. Keyboard is decent and nice looking with black keys but not backlit nor have a 10 key numeric pad.

Asus X200CA-HCL1104G review
Black Asus X200CA is a budget notebook made from premium quality plastic material. It is 3lbs heavy and 1.2 inch thin so it is very portable. Its 3 cell battery will give you as much as 5 hours in light usage.

It doesn't include an optical drive but a number of connectivity options like Wifi 802.11b/g/n, 10/100/1000 Mbps Gigabit Ethernet LAN (RJ-45), 1 x USB 2.0 port, 2 x USB 3.0 ports, an HDMI port, a multiformat media card reader, Bluetooth 4.0, a headphone/mic combo jack and an SD/MMC Reader.

Conclusion: Asus X200CA-HCL1104G's low cost primarily makes it a very attractive option for those that want a portable and compact 11.6 inch touchscreen with a variety of useful multimedia features, nice looks, a decent processor, adequate RAM and hard drive. It is not a gaming or power machine with the highest specs by any means but you probably can't expect more at its price range, when you think that even the Chromebooks can cost more these days.

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