Asus X401A laptop review

Asus X401A laptop review – price, features and specifications

Asus X401A review – this is one of the affordable and quite capable 14.1-inch laptops on the market today. The X401A features fast Intel processor, HD display and plenty of connection options.
The 14.1-inch HD LED display of the Asus X401A has resolution of 1366×768. The graphics power for this good display is provided by Intel’s HD graphics accelerator with shared memory. The LED backlit display also means longer battery life and less power consumption than conventional  LCD.
Asus X401A laptop comes with few different Pentium processors, which are not on top of Intel’s processor range but are perfect for the average consumer.
Asus X401A usually comes with 4GB of DDR 3 RAM but that is expandable to 8GB.
The basic hard drive for this laptop is a 320GB 5400 rpm SATA unit, bigger volumes are also available.
One very nice feature of the Asus X401A laptop are the built-in Altec Lansing stereo speakers which produce very good (for a laptop) sound.  Another very useful feature is the 2-second instant on resume from sleep or hibernate which will save you some time when in a hurry.
Asus X401A laptop price – around £250 in UK.

Asus X401A unboxing video

Asus X401A laptop specifications(sample configuration) :

  • Intel Pentium B960 2.2GHz
  • 2MB Cache
  • Intel HM70/76 Express Chipset


  • 4GB DDR3 1600MHz (max)

Hard Drive

  • 320GB SATA 5400rpm

Optical Drive

  • None


  • Operating System: Genuine Windows 7 Home Premium


  • 14″ 16:9 HD LED Backlight
  • Resolution: 1366 x 768


  • Intel HD


  • Built-in Speakers And Microphone
  • Altec Lansing Speakers

Input Devices

  • Keyboard and Touchpad


  • WLAN: Integrated 802.11 b/g/n
  • LAN: 10/100/1000 Base T

Power Supply

  • 6 Cells 4400 mAh 47 Whrs Battery
  • Output : 19 V DC, 3.42 A, 65 W
  • Input : 100 -240 V AC, 50/60 Hz universal


  • Width 34.4 cm
  • Depth 24.1 cm
  • Height 2.65 cm
  • Weight 1.85 kg


  • 1 x Microphone-in jack
  • 1 x Headphone-out jack
  • 1 x Line-in Jack
  • 1 x VGA port/Mini D-sub 15-pin for external monitor
  • 1 x USB 3.0 port(s)
  • 1 x USB 2.0 port(s)
  • 1 x RJ45 LAN Jack for LAN insert
  • 1 x HDMI


  • 2 -in-1 card reader ( SD/ MMC)

Warranty / Miscellaneous

  • 1 Year Manufacturer Warranty
  • 0.3 Mega Pixel Fixed web camera

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