I was very happy with their level of communication and prompt responses. The touchpad feels almost identical to the rest of the laptop. Third, the clarity and brightness of the screen are superb and the glare-type screen versus matte is not as distracting as I had feared it would be. I tried gaming for a while but all I got out of the A8Js was a low whir — definitely nothing that would turn heads in a fairly quiet lecture hall. I bought this laptop because my old laptop, a Compaq Presario Pentium 4 2. The A8Js feels extremely sturdy and the difference when compared with my Compaq is like the difference between an S-Class Mercedes Benz and a Daewoo although I read that Daewoo is making a turnaround — albeit not in the United States.
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A8J | ASUS Global
The black keyboard contrasts nicely with the silver case and the Asus logo on the lid of the a8n is understated but still impressive. With 5 USB 2. Asus A8Js right side view view large image. Third, the clarity and brightness of the screen are superb and the glare-type screen versus matte is not as distracting as I had feared it would be. I had read on the zsus of NotebookReview. Battery life ranges from around 2 hours 15 minutes at full brightness and while downloading large files over wireless.
I think the benefit derived from this purchase would have outweighed the cost even if I had paid full price. Asus A8Js back view and lid view large image. This asu is exactly what I was looking for and it should last me on through law school. Asus A8Js left side view view large image. My old Compaq Presario laptop sounded like a jet, and that was just while typing. I needed something that was powerful yet also portable enough for law school in a year. All content posted on TechnologyGuide is granted to TechnologyGuide with electronic publishing rights in perpetuity, as all content posted on asis site becomes a part of the community.
The A8Js comes with Windows XP Professional and Asus is a part of the Vista Express Upgrade program so if you buy it qsus the promotional period, you should have a free or at least subsidized upgrade to the new Windows Vista.
This was in addition to the Asus carrying case and optical scroll-wheel mouse that is included standard. With battery saving mode on, that number changes to around 2 hours 40 minutes.
Of course my reference point is my work computer and my Compaq laptop, but still, the processor is truly a work of advanced science by Intel. For most people who already have a wireless router, this will a8u a novelty x; because of its size but not necessarily something that will be particularly useful. I bought this laptop because my old laptop, a Compaq Presario Pentium 4 2. Asus has found the niche between thin and light and desktop replacement and I applaud the A8Js for fitting my needs so perfectly.
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Finally, the last button launches some sort of Asus media center. Hats off to assu. Skype comes pre-installed as does Norton Antivirus but the majority of the other programs are Asus utilities which sp are pretty useful. In my opinion, the benefits to cost ratio is very high for this laptop.
The touchpad feels almost identical to the rest of the laptop. The A8Js feels extremely sturdy and the difference when compared with my Compaq is like the difference between an S-Class Mercedes Benz and a Daewoo although I read that Daewoo is making a turnaround — albeit not in the United States. I also installed Warcraft III and there were no problems with that either.
The Asus WLg is truly a pocket-sized router. There are no screen ripples when you push from behind the screen or from the side. The A8Js has a variety of ports. However, if you push the border of the screen while facing it, you will see some localized rippling.
Since the A8Js has so much power in such a small package, I worried that a tradeoff for all that power would be large amounts of noise and heat making using it on my lap a risky affair. Visit our network of sites: The full specs are below:.
Specifically, when I had a video chat session going with my girlfriend and a browser running at the same time the computer would slow to a crawl and almost beg to be put out of its misery. First, the resolution really sets it apart. However, I could not have been more surprised with the quality of the A8Js — the quality of the plastic that is used is phenomenal.