Improve Your Work Performance with Asus X Series Laptops

Improve Your Work Performance with Asus X Series Laptops

The New Year has finally arrived, and with it comes an opportunity to become better versions of ourselves. While many of us tend to focus on resolutions like being more kind and giving, losing weight, or spending more time to unwind and relax, it’s also important to not neglect our performance at work or at school. After all, most of our lives outside of home revolve around these spheres.

That said, exactly how do we do this? Besides clearing out distractions during office hours and adopting healthier work habits, it’s also worth checking whether the tools we use for productivity is actually helping us or hindering us from doing things more efficiently. One such tool that has become ubiquitous in this age of mobile computing is the laptop computer.

A laptop computer does everything a desktop computer can do to help us in our work or studies, whether it’s word processing, spreadsheet creation, internet browsing, photo editing, or many others. The main difference between them, naturally, is that a laptop computer is portable, allowing us to keep on working even when we’re not in our office or at school anymore. However, to optimize your productivity and efficiency, you need a machine that is well placed to meet the needs of a modern work environment.

In the interest of helping you become a better performer at work or at school this year, we’re reviewing three very formidable but also affordable laptop computers, all of which come from Asus’ esteemed X series:

  • Asus Notebook X Series 15.6-inch X510UF-BQ244T Intel Core i7-8550U
  • Asus Notebook X Series 14-inch X407UA Intel Core i3-7100U
  • Asus Vivobook X Series X407MA 14-inch (Intel Quad-Core Celeron

These laptops are part of the Work and Study category of our New Year’s Resolutions Campaign, which aims to aid you in bringing your resolutions for 2019 to fruition. By getting to know these workhorses better, we hope to help you find the right laptop that has everything you need while also being easy on your budget!

Asus Notebook X Series 15.6-inch X510UF-BQ244T Intel Core i7-8550U

Awesome Specs:

  • Sports a 1.8 GHz Intel® Core™ i7-8550U processor for fast processing speeds (8M Cache, up to 4.0 GHz)
  • Comes with the powerful Windows 10 OS platform (64 Bit) already installed
  • Crystal-clear NanoEdge 15.6 FHD anti-glare display with 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution
  • Silky smooth graphics courtesy of a 2GB NVIDIA GeForce MX130 video card
  • Enhanced security with fingerprint scanning/unlocking technology included
  • Generous 1TB 5400RPM 2.5 HDD and 4GB DDR4-2400 RAM
  • High capacity 42Wh 3-Cell Li-ion battery ensures 4 hours of battery life with internet, charges full at 1.5 hours
  • Slim and light with a 19.4mm ultra-thin profile and 1.5KG weight
  • Integrated fingerprint scanner for added security

Sufficiently capable machine

The Asus Notebook X Series 15.6-inch X510UF-BQ244T Intel Core i7-8550U is a strong contender for the best mid-price laptop Asus has ever produced. It’s got everything you need in a portable laptop: a beefy i7 processor, an anti-glare 1920 x 1080 pixel HD display, crystal-clear graphics courtesy of a GeForce MX130 video card, 4GB of RAM, and a hefty HDD with a storage size of 1TB. This means that you’ll be able to do everything you need on this beauty without any crashes, hiccups, or slowdowns.

Besides these, the laptop also comes with the Windows 10 operating system platform already pre-installed, making it ready for any and all applications that you might need for work or for studying. Combine all of this with a 42 WH capacity 3-cell lithium ion battery that is guaranteed to last for 4 hours with internet enabled, and you’ve got a portable workhorse that can help you get your assignments done speedily and with very little issue.

Great value in a slim, attractive package

As for being a portable laptop, the Asus Notebook X Series 15.6-inch X510UF-BQ244T Intel Core i7-8550U is no slouch, either. Designed and made with Ultrabook aesthetics in mind, it’s got a very slim and thin profile, measuring in at a skinny 19.4mm. This means that you can place it in your backpack or bag without it bulging things to ridiculous proportions. It also weighs a measly 1.5 kilograms, so it won’t wear you out if you’re carting it outdoors the entire day. For those concerned with security, this laptop has you covered with an integrated fingerprint scanner, so anybody trying to use your laptop without your permission will easily be kept at bay.

So, if you’re looking for an ASUS laptop that not only performs well but also has that stylishly thin aesthetic while not being as painful to the wallet as other mainline ultra-thin laptops, then the Asus Notebook X Series 15.6-inch X510UF-BQ244T Intel Core i7-8550U is definitely one of your best bets.

Asus Notebook X Series 14-inch X407UA Intel Core i3-7100U

Awesome Specs:

  • Comes with a 2.4 GHz Intel® Core i3-7100U processor for fast processing action
  • Windows 10 64-Bit operating system preinstalled
  • Microsoft Office 365 1-month free trial included
  • Vibrant 14-inch HD anti-glare NanoEdge display at 1366 x 768 pixel resolution
  • Roomy 1TB HDD and 4GB DDR4 RAM, enhanced with 256GB SSD
  • Integrated fingerprint scanner for added security
  • Weighs only 1.5KG for maximum portability
  • Large capacity 33WH 3-cell lithium ion battery

Robust laptop with affordable price

What if you need something that has something approximating the specs, aesthetics, and build quality of the Asus Notebook X Series 15.6-inch X510UF-BQ244T, but you’re okay with having a few corners cut in exchange for an even more affordable price tag? If so, then the Asus Notebook X Series 14-inch X407UA Intel Core i3-7100U is a good place to start.

It’s got a speedy processor, an excellent supply of both HDD storage and RAM—the former boosted with a 256 GB SSD—and it also comes with the versatile Windows 10 64-Bit OS pre-installed. As a neat bonus, it also has a bundled-in 1-month trial of Microsoft Office 365, giving you access to all the applications you need for working or studying.

Awesome looks, budget-friendly price

What exactly are you giving up by going with this laptop instead of the previous one? Well, for starters, the screen isn’t as big, having only a 14-inchdisplay as opposed to the 15.6-inch screen of the Asus Notebook X-Series X510UF-BQ244T. However, that doesn’t mean it’s inferior in terms of quality, as it’s still able to output HD graphics with minimal glare, thanks to its anti-glare display.

The battery isn’t as beefy either, only having 33WH capacity for a 3-cell lithium-ion battery. It’s still touted be a powerhouse, though, as it’s able to last three times longer than standard Li-ion batteries. It is also able to charge up to 60% in only 49 minutes.

Lastly, the X407UA isn’t as slim or as sleek as its more premium counterpart, but it still has a very attractive finish that’s quite eye-catching. Combine all this with a 1.5kg weight and built-in fingerprint security sensor, and you’ve got a lightweight device that has a very budget-friendly price point.

Asus Vivobook X Series X407MA 14-inch (Intel Quad-Core Celeron)

Awesome Specs:

  • 4GHz Intel® Celeron® N4100 processor for beefy processing power
  • Colorful and vibrant 14-inch Nanoedge display with HD 1366x768 pixel resolution
  • Windows 10 (64 Bit) and Microsoft Office 365 with 1-month free trial included
  • Spacious 500GB HDD with SSD for faster file read/write speeds
  • Generous 4GB DDR4 RAM for additional processing punch
  • Integrated fingerprint scanner for added security
  • Feather-light at 1.5 KG with 33WH-capacity 3-Cell Li-ion battery

Same award-winning quality

Another winner when it comes to specs and looks, the Asus Vivobook X Series X407MA 14-inch (Intel Quad-Core Celeron) has a lot in common with its X407UA sibling. Its processor is still quick for all your processing needs, the storage is 500GB HDD and SSD dual-style, and it comes with the 64-bit version of Windows 10 pre-installed. Similarly, the vibrant 14-inch HD Nanoedge screen and the integrated fingerprint scanning technology remains intact as well, making for a laptop that’s both great to view media on, in addition to being secure from use by non-authorized individuals. Overall, it’s still a solid and dependable device that you can rely on for your work or your studies.

Cheap and cheerful

What makes it different from the X407UA? Not a lot, exactly. Some of the more notable ones include an integrated MicroSD card reader and HDMI 1.4 external video display output. There’s also the fact that storage isn’t as beefy, only clocking in at 500GB, which is half of the 1TB that the X407UA comes with. However, the biggest selling point that we’re sure that you’ll appreciate is the fact that among the three laptops, the X407MA is the most affordable of the lot!

So, if you’re looking for something that can stand up to the previous laptops in terms of looks, build, and specs (most of the specs, anyway) while keeping within a very limited budget, then the Asus Vivobook X Series X407MA 14-inch (Intel Quad-Core Celeron) is the perfect laptop for you.

Improving your performance at work or at school doesn’t have to involve stressing yourself out to the extreme because your laptop is so slow or it’s as heavy as a lead ballast. It also doesn’t have to break your budget either. Get any one of these laptops from Poundit today, and enjoy our free nationwide shipping wherever you are in the Philippines. Every product we sell is guaranteed 100% brand new and authentic—no secondhand or bootleg merchandise! As such, all purchases you make come with original manufacturer’s warranty, protecting your investment for the long term.

And that’s not all! Simply input the voucher code REVIEW201905 at checkout, and you’ll be given a PHP1,800 online discount for each of the 3 laptops featured in this article. This discount still applies even if the reviewed product is marked down, on sale, on promotion, or bundled with other products. Best of all, the discount is applied on a per item basis, not for every order.  So if you purchase all 3 of the laptops mentioned here in one go, you get a total of PH 5,400 off! Don’t delay, though, as the voucher code is only valid until 30 days from when this article is first published. Order now!

 

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