As mentioned before, Bluetooth is NOT included although there is an infrared port. Networking Max Transfer Rate. 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. A fast and well-designed notebook, but let down by an average screen and poor battery life. First, the resolution really sets it apart.

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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 Seried.

Laptops by Justin Jaffe 2 days ago. First, the resolution really sets it apart. However, if you’re looking for a semi-lightweight laptop with plenty of power, this is a great choice; just don’t rely on the battery to get you through a working day. 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.

The Asus WLg is truly a pocket-sized router. 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.

A8J | ASUS Global

The black keyboard contrasts nicely with the silver case and the Asus logo on the lid of the laptop is understated but still impressive. There are no fundamental flaws with the laptop, it’s simply that it doesn’t stand out from the crowd. A redesign that’s almost on the nose A redesign that’s almost on the nose by Dan Ackerman. A fast and well-designed notebook, but let down by an average screen and poor battery life. The A8Js comes with Windows XP Professional and Asus is a part of the Vista Express Upgrade program so if you buy it during the promotional period, you should have a free or at least subsidized upgrade to the new Windows Vista.


I bought this laptop because my old laptop, a Compaq Presario Pentium 4 2. It’s hard to pinpoint who the ideal user of the A8J would be.

It’s a mainstream card and will run most games with a fair degree of competence. In my opinion, the benefits to cost ratio is very high for this laptop.

We used the machine for a few days and while we were disappointed by the battery life, we managed to get a little over three hours, which is fine as long ass you don’t need to run applications all day long.

Here are hands-on impressions and benchmark scores for a few we didn’t get to. Now heat and noise, or lack thereof, are pretty important to me. Build quality proved acceptable, with a solid feel.

Asus A8J | TechRadar

Optical Storage Drive Type. Laptops by Justin Jaffe 10 days ago. Work, play and everything in between, it’s all better asux a bigger screen with great tools to boost your experience. I had read on the forums of NotebookReview. Skype comes pre-installed as does Norton Antivirus but the majority of the other programs are Asus utilities which actually are pretty useful.


ASUS A8Js-4S050E – 14″ – Core 2 Duo T7200 – Vista Home Premium – 2 GB RAM – 160 GB HDD Series

Quality journalism is made possible by advertising. In the smartphone sector, Asus is not among the Top 5 and has only a small market share as of Audio Output Compliant Standards.

But it had to be mobile enough, because I plan on using it for college. The full specs are below:. Assus Drive Spindle Speed.

This is a great xeries for a portable gaming or design system for users who want to keep it on a desk hooked up to an external LCD monitor or take it out and about.

This card is an upgrade of the X and offers ten per cent improved performance for no extra power usage. We delete comments that violate our policywhich we encourage you to read. With 5 USB 2.