An inexpensive sleek silver laptop, the 15-inch anti -glare Asus R509UA-BR352T boasts fast 512GB SSD storage for increased responsiveness. This lightweight laptop PC is suitable for everyday use with its good amount of 8 GB RAM and its Intel Core i3 processor.
Specifications of the Asus R509UA-BR352T
|Screen (s)||15.6 “WXGA HD NanoEdge thin edges 5.7mm (1366×768, anti-glare / matte)|
|Processor||Intel Core i3-7020U Kaby Lake (2.3 GHz, 2 cores, TDP 15W)|
|RAM installed (max)||8 GB DDR4 2400MHz (12 GB)|
|Graphic card||Intel HD 620 integrated into the processor|
|Storage||512 GB M.2 SSD|
|Connectivity||2 USB 2.0 1 USB 3.0, HDMI, microSD|
|Network||Wi-Fi ac (1×1), Bluetooth 4.1|
|Audio system||2 SonicMaster speakers (2W)|
|Operating system||Windows 10 64-bit|
|battery life announced / Battery||5 hours / Li-Polymer 2 cells 32Whr|
|Weight / Dimensions (mm)||1.6 Kg / 360.2 x 234.9 x 22.9|
Chassis, connectors, screen of the Asus R509UA-BR352T
It sports a sober and elegant appearance with its light silver Transparent Silver design.
This laptop PC is equipped with a correct connection, consisting of a practical HDMI video output in order to easily connect it to a TV or a monitor, for example, Wi-Fi ac and Bluetooth 4.1 wireless modules for connections and communications. remote, an audio port but also 3 USBs all compatible with USB 2.0 and USB 3.0, USB 3.0 guaranteeing transfers up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0 if you connect a USB 3.0 device to it .
The screen adopts a 16: 9 format suitable for video playback as well as a definition of 1366×768, in short the classic specifications for a 15 inches. As it is anti-reflective, the screen is also more readable than a shiny panel in a bright environment (eg outdoors).
Performance, battery life of the Asus R509UA-BR352T
The Asus R509UA-BR352T is a lightweight laptop designed for everyday use.
It has 512 GB SSD storage, a capacity similar to standard hard drives. But as a bonus compared to the latter, an SSD is quiet, more energy efficient, more robust and much faster.
Concretely thanks to the SSD, we obtain a much better fluidity and responsiveness on a daily basis than with a simple hard drive. Thus, for example, we benefit from much faster starts / stops and launches of applications.
The SSD therefore advantageously accompanies the heart of this laptop which delivers good performance in current use because it relies on a good amount of RAM 8 GB above average very useful in multitasking as well as a low consumption Intel processor. Core i3-7020U Kaby Lake.
This old-generation processor shows its limits, however, under software that consumes processor resources, such as the Ryzen 3 and less powerful processors.
In any case, thanks to the Intel HD 620 graphics solution integrated into the Core i3 processor, you can watch photos with this lightweight laptop PC which is not designed for heavy graphics work because it does not embed a dedicated graphics card. , logically with regard to its positioning.
Of course, if you need more space, you can use an external storage unit such as a USB 3.0 device to benefit from fast transfers.
As for battery life, expect about 5 hours of battery operation in light use for this laptop whose lightness facilitates transport, however not as easy as with an Ultrabook due to its thickness.