Asus ZenBook 13 UX331U Review-Pros and Cons

Asus ZenBook 13 is one of the lightest  Windows laptops as per Asus. It is just 13.9mm tall and weighs 1.12kg. 8th Gen Intel Core processor, 8GB RAM, 13.3-inch FHD display panel are the key features of this laptop. Here is our Asus ZenBook 13 UX331U Review based on pros and cons.

Asus ZenBook 13 UX331U Review

Asus ZenBook 13 UX331U Review-Pros and Cons

Here are the specifications of our review unit.

  • 13.3-inch FHD display.
  • 8th Gen 1.6GHz Intel Core i5-8250U Processor
  • 256GB SATA3 SSD.
  • 2 USB 3.0 Ports, 1 USB-C Port, 1 HDMI Port, microSD card slot.
  • Windows 10 Home Edition.
  • 3 Cells 50 Whrs Polymer Battery,
  • Fingerprint sensor,
  • Harman/Kardon speakers.

Asus ZenBook 13 UX331U Pros

First, let’s talk about the merits of Asus ZenBook 13.

Design and Build Quality

The striking feature of this laptop is its compactness. It is slim and stylish. Our review unit has a Rose Gold color. The main chassis is metal. Overall it looks attractive.

Good Display Panel

13.3 inch Full HD display panel with slim bezel is good. it is sharp and bright. The viewing angles are great.

Keyboard and Trackpad

The keyboard on Asus ZenBook 13 is large and well spaced. This backlit chiclet keyboard is pleasing to type.  The wide trackpad is smooth and responsive.

Performance and battery life

Starting from the first boot, the machine shows it is a powerful machine. Multitasking, Audio/Video streaming, basic video editing are done without any issues. It is not a gaming laptop. It comes with Intel UHD 620 graphics instead of a dedicated Nvidia GPU. If you are looking for a laptop just for gaming, then ROG series laptop is preferred.

The laptop battery easily lasts around 6 to 7 hours with moderate usage on a single charge.

Asus ZenBook 13 UX331U Cons

Here are the few demerits of Asus ZenBook 13 UX331U or things which are not upto our expectation.

  • Sound output is not loud.
  • Lid is plastic.

Asus ZenBook 13 UX331U Review conclusion: No laptop is perfect.   Asus ZenBook 13 UX331U also no exception. If you are looking for a very slim and light laptop which is also powerful, then it is worth considering this laptop.

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