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Experienced users do not have the same needs as beginners. You are looking for a laptop and you hesitate between several models.Price and type of technology alone do not justify the choice of a model.So we ran tests on Asus ZenBook UX434FA-A9103T Bleu – to find out what it was worth.
This article is therefore composed according to functions; What is the purpose of this model?
ZenBook UX434FA-A9103T Bleu – enough for internet use?
Your needs are almost exclusively internet browsing and some word processing documents, but you don’t want any quality defects in this laptop.To be able to perform regular tasks that will not deteriorate over time.
That’s the direction taken by Asus with this ZenBook UX434FA-A9103T Bleu -.The computer is positioned at the same level as competing models in this price range. Material that seem to be well-designed.
With a 14 inches size, it is in the average, and you can carry it relatively easily. The processor chosen for this model is a Core i5-10210U. Asus basic idea that you’re not going to put too much strain on that laptop. A logical decision in relation to the intended use of this computer: surfing the Internet and sufficient computing power. Having 8 Gb of RAM, ZenBook UX434FA-A9103T Bleu – is a laptop in the average. Everyone is free to hand in a little more memory, for work that requires it.
The 500 Gb make this laptop a mid-range laptop in terms of available space. If, on the other hand, you are storing photos, video or music, it will be filled up quickly. And when you reach the limit, if you get there, you can always buy an external hard drive or a local file server like Synlogy NAS.
Finally, even if, like many users, you keep this computer connected, you should know that its autonomy of 12 hours makes it one of the most durable models on the market. That’s a good thing in case you want to take it on vacation. A feature that will keep you surfing for a long time.
ZenBook UX434FA-A9103T Bleu – for videos?
This ZenBook UX434FA-A9103T Bleu – is a sensible option for anyone who will use it for watching movies and listening to music. The model has sufficient basic equipment for this purpose.
Through all the available laptops, you will know if, despite an average score, it corresponds to your needs.
Asus decided to make this laptop a very versatile product. With its 14 inches and resolution of 1920×1080, it can be suitable for a lot of uses including watching films. And in film display mode, you’ll have excellent visual quality with bright, realistic images. In conclusion, it is a well-balanced product that allows the films to be viewed correctly; and with a contained weight of 1.3 kg, it is easily transportable.
Like the majority of the laptops screen on the market, this model is equipped with the glossy finish. Enhanced contrast, sharpness and color brightness are the main benefits you will get from this ZenBook UX434FA-A9103T Bleu -. Also note that potentially this screen will be more stressful to the eyes, after 2-3 hours of use in a row.
As far as sound is concerned, the card equipment and speakers have been integrated into this ZenBook UX434FA-A9103T Bleu -. By pushing the volume with music, we tested the rendering. Despite good quality, you won’t get the same sound level as with a decent set of external speakers. In other words, if you are demanding on the sound part, you will have to add external speakers.
This ZenBook UX434FA-A9103T Bleu -, equipped with a processor Core i5-10210U, corresponds to a price/power ratio in the average, sufficient for a dedicated multimedia use. Although it is in the middle of the range, this processor will be able to evolve according to your future needs, and in the immediate future will allow a good compatibility with all your peripherals. You won’t have to worry about launching your audio and video applications.
Equipped with the Intel UHD Graphics 620 graphic card, and with 8 Gb of RAM, you will be able to see your movies and even do photo editing if needed. This will obviously be a bit light if you want to do 3D imaging, but will suit your needs.
For connectivity, you will have 3 ports. In the norm compared to most other computers in the competition.Between, the speakers, the mouse, and the external hard drive you will have little possibility to add many more peripherals.
A laptop usually has an autonomy of several hours.You get 12 hours of battery life, which is better than many other models. Your viewing will not be abruptly stopped in the middle of your movie, Netflix session, or any other streaming platform.
The ZenBook UX434FA-A9103T Bleu – to use while travelling.
One of the primary functions of a laptop is to be easily transportable. So we put this test to the ZenBook UX434FA-A9103T Bleu -. Is it made to be taken on trips, packed in your luggage ? Will it be designed for your home-to-work transfers? Should you only consider it for weekend trips with your family? Or should this use be confined to going from the living room to your kitchen.
However, we were able to discover through his overall score, that it is among the best for the travel aspect.
With a weight of 1.3 Kg, it is easily transportable. It is one of the lightest in this category. It’s hard to have a large, lightweight laptop; the compromise is made according to your use. One of the causes of its weight is related to the size of his 14 inches screen.
No backlit keyboard on this ZenBook UX434FA-A9103T Bleu -. Not necessarily useful, except for those in dimly lit places.
The glossy slab offers better viewing comfort than the previous model. A beautiful screen and quality images. On the other hand, this shiny slab can be a nuisance in brightly lit areas.
This model does not have a matt or anti-reflective tile. You will have to limit uses when the sun is too bright.
With its processor Core i5-10210U, this laptop has a power consumption in the average of the others.
The manufacturer estimates a possible range that you can reduce. This is an estimate for average current use; you can consider that the actual range will be around 75%.
With this laptop and its autonomy of 12 hours, you have in fact one of the best models of the moment.
In order to reduce the risk of breakage while on the move, this model is equipped with a 500 Gb SSD hard drive. This disk technology (solid-state drive), tried and tested for more than 20 years, allows to store data, on the same principle as the usb key. With SSD technology, however, you benefit from a considerable improvement in the time it takes your notebook to start up and get out of standby mode.For those who will need more space, this ZenBook UX434FA-A9103T Bleu – will require the purchase of an external drive, as a permanent home for photos, music and your movie collection.
Even if a portable laptop stays at the hotel 80% of the time, it is relevant to have a screen that is not too big so as not to be disturbed, but big enough to enjoy the image. Because of its size, 14 inches this laptop represents a good compromise.
This ZenBook UX434FA-A9103T Bleu – allows external elements to be associated via 3 connectors. It is in the average of what is done on competing models.
The techno bluetooth of this model will allow you to connect locally to any type of device that accepts this communication protocol: phone, connected speakers, car…
Taking all this into account, we can say that it will be useful for you on holiday.
The ZenBook UX434FA-A9103T Bleu – for audio or video editing ?
For this type of use, it seems necessary to turn to a high-performance product. Clearly, this ZenBook UX434FA-A9103T Bleu -corresponds perfectly to the need related to this use. Whether in terms of computing speed or memory capacity, Asus has designed an interesting product. This laptop will facilitate multitasking, and you will be able to simultaneously run applications such as Photoshop, Magix Video or Vegas pro with an operating Windows 10 system.
In the event of occasional audio-visual use, the processor Core i5-10210U of this laptop is within the market average. With its 8 Gb of RAM, it has enough memory for image processing. This model comes with a pre-installed software suite by default. If on the other hand you start on pro applications, it will be necessary to add more memory.
Even if this corresponds to quality components, Asus made the choice to put only one SSD. However, for audiovisual use, we would have preferred a dual-disk system: a large-capacity hard disk for backup, and an SSD for speed of execution. The ZenBook UX434FA-A9103T Bleu – allows a price reduction with this choice, with an available space of 500 Gb. It is nevertheless one of the good laptops in terms of storage, compared to its competitors.
The pleasure of working on a computer without being a slave to the electrical connection. Here, it’s 12 hours of autonomy available. This is the best on the market today.
For the connector part, the ZenBook UX434FA-A9103T Bleu -has the USB3 format. This model will allow you to connect to an external storage drive for even more space when your local disk is full. With a throughput about 10 times faster than the previous standard (USB 2.0), you will be able to easily transfer all your video and audio files.
With the ZenBook UX434FA-A9103T Bleu -, you’re moving towards a very good product. Audio and video editing will be easier than ever. And at a price that is well ranked.
A quality product, designed by Asus with facilities on the use in audiovisual editing mode.
ZenBook UX434FA-A9103T Bleu – for video games?
It is now possible to use laptops for online or local gaming. Our tests have shown that yhis ZenBook UX434FA-A9103T Bleu – wasn’t designed for video games. Clearly, Asus has done nothing here to meet that purpose.
Simply put, the higher the screen resolution, the more accurate the details in a game. On this computer, it’s a resolution of 1920×1080, nothing better at the moment
These generations of processor and graphics card are nowadays a little outdated, which makes this model below the others. Tests have shown the limitations of this laptop, including some image degradation and processor temperature rises. Finally, if you want to play often, we recommend a model with more power.
Our tests have shown that for Asus this computer is not intended for playing video games. Possibly, the display will be less degraded if you are playing old games, requiring fewer resources.
A space of 500 Gb to save your data; this is in the average of what other brands offer. A feature that interested those, and there are still many, who want to install and play locally.
For Wi-Fi technology, Asus decided to make the use of the 5GHz wireless band possible. More speed for those living in full Wi-Fi areas.
Because you will have to carry it sometimes, you will appreciate its weight, 1.3 Kg, among the lightest of the moment.
It has an autonomy of 12 hours, more than many others.
In short, an average rendering that makes this ZenBook UX434FA-A9103T Bleu – a poor choice for video games, whether local or online. But it can be a good choice for office functions.
The ZenBook UX434FA-A9103T Bleu – for office automation.
In case your unique and main everyday use is a tool for office automation, Asus may have put a rather low computer on the market. Here are the main reasons.
Here, this model runs under a standard OS. It’s the latest version of Windows 10 that’s running it.
Assuming that you will have to take this laptop to the office, on a trip, or any other travel, you will appreciate its weight. This model, with its 1.3 Kg is one of the ultra-compact ones.
For office use, chances are that the absence of the numeric keypad will annoy you over time. Unless you only do word processing that does not require its use.
Equipped with a slab without specific treatment, we unfortunately see many reflections on this ZenBook UX434FA-A9103T Bleu -. If you spend a lot of time on your computer, you will experience more eye strain. For bright areas, they are clearly cut out, the colours are intense, with a high degree of brightness and image sharpness.
Under normal conditions of use, i.e. during the day, you will have no difficulty with the absence of a backlit keyboard.
About storage, this model has average space . Equipped with a hard drive of 500 Gb, it will give you the possibility to store all your documents locally.
So, in summary, it appears that it ZenBook UX434FA-A9103T Bleu – is less interesting than its competitors. For the same price you will find more suitable and more powerful models.
The ZenBook UX434FA-A9103T Bleu – in conclusion
Almost impossible for a laptop to be good everywhere, but on the other hand it is possible to obtain a average result. With the ZenBook UX434FA-A9103T Bleu – you can be sure to have an efficient laptop, compared to competitors.
This model does not seem relevant to us for :
– playing video games
– office tasks
You can still, at the very least, use it to:
– web browsing
– listening to music and watching videos
And we highly recommend this laptop for :
– travel use
– making audio and video editing