In our MobileMark productivity tests, the three cell battery lasted for 96 minutes, while the six cell managed an excellent minutes – some of the best figures we’ve seen in an ultra-portable notebook. Thankfully, you can also left click by tapping the touchpad. The 12 inch XGA display with a resolution of x pixel surely is decisive for the appearance of the U5F. Whether this mobile computer fulfils the requirements of a portable notebook fair is the topic of this review. The U5F also has a standard two button touchpad but we were a little disappointed in its responsiveness. It is well recognizable, that the Asus U5F sucks in fresh air not only from the bottom but also by lateral openings. Our own qualitative performance tests showed the notebook to be sufficiently fast for virtually all applications you’d be using while on-the-go, such as word processing, e-mail and DVD playback.

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Runtimes were achieved between maximally scarcely more than 2 hours and at least one hour.

The noise results in Asue is important to note though that this system isn’t targeted at gamers, so with this in consideration the aeus isn’t particularly surprising. Within the middle range there is a dead zone. We intentionally show more ads when an adblocker is used. The maximally possible total volume of the speakers, which are attached at the front edge of the notebook, is somewhat low.

Due to the matt display and sufficient brightness it is possible to use the Asus U5F outdoor and also at sunshine if the sun does not hit directly the display.


Review Asus U5F

The Asus U5F weighs only 1. Compared with other sub-notebooks of this class, the Asus can convince. Allen has extensive experience with desktop and system software for both Windows and Linux operating systems. It can be tapped only in the aifi and right area and so activate the corresponding key function because of the construction like a compensator.

Also the keyboard seems to be valuable and invites for tapping. The playback of a DVD creates a noise level of The matt display is characterised by good stability of viewing angles in the average working area.

The case seems to be very durably and is torsionally stiff constructed. Sign up to gain exclusive access to email subscriptions, event invitations, competitions, giveaways, and much u5t.

This places it towards the upper echelons of the market as far as on-paper specifications go.

ASUS U5F Review: – Notebooks – Ultraportable – Good Gear Guide Australia

It’s a thoughtful inclusion, but we found that the “Normal” setting offers the most accurate colour reproduction. Please, switch off ad blockers. Only a narrow key is offered right above the keyboard as an additional key. If the “Disabled” option is highlighted, press the asuus arrow to highlight the “Enabled” option, then press the “Enter” key. Asus homepage Asus notebook section.

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Would you buy this? The connection may be re-established once you’ve shut down your system, waited a few minutes and then turned it back on.


Some nice-to-have but not necessarily mandatory features offered by the U5F include Bluetooth 2. With the default six-cell battery it weighs in at 1. Make no mistake; this is a very sexy notebook. You agree to receive updates, alerts and promotions from CBS and that CBS may share information about you with our marketing partners so that they may contact you by email or otherwise about their products or services.

Altogether remains a positive opinion of the Asus U5Fwhich is interesting due to its price. Compared to many tablet PCs, however, some netbooks are power hungry and have relatively short battery lives. The keyboard unit is inserted firmly in the chassis.

We tested the black model and, aside from the garish stickers that flank the touchpad, we found the design to be both clean and attractive. In addition, again and again clicking of the hard disk is to be heard.

The Asus U5F looks well because of its design The pads left and right buttons require a firm press to activate and we found them largely hit and miss. Given that the notebook comes with two battery packs — a six-cell and a three-cell — battery life is expectedly superb.