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74
Engadget
Score
A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition.
74

A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition.

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Engadget Review

ASUS' new UX31A improves upon its already-good Ultrabook with a higher-res IPS screen and Ivy Bridge power, but there's still room for improvement.

Pros
  • Great IPS displaySleek, lightweight designDecent battery life
Cons
  • Wonky touchpadSub-par audio
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Scores

Engadget

74
 

User Reviews

90
Lexzap
I wanted to love this laptop so so much. You get the build and style of a MacBook...read more
90
ludovicchabant
The best in its category. We highly recommend it. - Engadget
100
IntoLaptops
Simply fantastic laptop! This ultrabook is untouchable, no other ultrabook is...read more
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79
Average Critic Score

Expandability

65
 

Speed and features

81
 

Noise

80
 

Display

87
 

Durability

80
 

Battery life

76
 

Portability (size / weight)

80
 

Design and form factor

80
 

How It Stacks Up

84

Engadget

84
 

Critic

73
 

User

78
 
81

Engadget

81
 

Critic

78
 

User

90
 
89

Engadget

89
 

Critic

86
 

User

80
 
84

Engadget

Not yet scored
 

Critic

88
 

User

93
 
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How It Stacks Up

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Engadget

84
 

Critic

73
 

User

78
 
81

Engadget

81
 

Critic

78
 

User

90
 
89

Engadget

89
 

Critic

86
 

User

80
 
84

Engadget

Not yet scored
 

Critic

88
 

User

93
 
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