ASUS U31SD-XA1 13.3-Inch Laptop (Silver)
Read Full Specifications Stunningly Light, Powerfully Beautiful The ultra-stylish compact 13.3-inch U31SD-XA1 notebook delivers impressive multitasking performance and long-lasting battery life for up to 9 hours1 of unplugged freedom. From Web browsing to more intensive tasks like gaming, the U31SD-XA1, powered by the second generation IntelÂ® Coreâ„¢ i3-2310M processor and DirectXÂ® 11-compatible NVIDIAÂ® GeForceÂ® GT 520M graphics with 1GB video memory and 4GB of system RAM, and you get a notebook that fields serious power for every application. Featuring NVIDIA Optimus Technology, the U31SD-XA1 works like a hybrid car delivering performance and battery conservation depending on your task at hand. Under an inch thick and very light but totally durable for everything you want to use it in. That's the wonder of the design that has gone into the U31SD-XA1, a notebook that doesn't sacrifice performance in the name of style and mobility â€“ it gives you all the best of every world. Key Features ASUS Super Hybrid Engine for optimal system performance and up to 9 hours of battery life1 (Learn more) Second Generation Intel Core i3-2310M processor with Intel Hyper-Threading Technology delivers responsive and efficient multitasking performance (Learn more) NVIDIA GeForce GT 520M graphics card with 1GB DDR3 VRAM and NVIDIA Optimus Technology for smooth HD playback and Direct X 11 causal gaming with smart, battery-saving efficiency (Learn more) Sleek brushed aluminum design for an understated style that protects from minor scratches and abrasions (Learn more) Lightweight and less than 1-inch at its thinnest point for effortless grab-and-go portability (Learn more) 500GB hard drive and 4GB of DDR3 system memory for ample storage space and enhanced multitasking High-speed wireless N for connectivity to nationwide Wi-Fi hotspots (Learn more) HDMI connectivity to easily connect to a compatible HDTV or external display for Full 1080p HD visuals and 8-channel digital surround sound support (Learn more) Learn More Balancing Performance and Mobility View Large The newly-redesigned U31SD-XA1 offers the sheer power of the second generation IntelÂ® Coreâ„¢ i3-2310M processor in a sleek and light form factor that's fun and easy to carry with stylish portability. You can get more done over a full day of computing with exclusive ASUS Super Hybrid Engine energy optimization. With up to 9 hours of unplugged freedom,1 the built-in ASUS Super Hybrid Engine uses
both hardware and software to optimize system performance, control fan noise, and ensure long-lasting, charger-free mobility through selectable power profiles. Whether it is maximizing battery life or performance, each profile is enhanced for virtually any user scenario you can imagineâ€”putting you in full control of the notebook. The Intel Core i3-380M processor delivers a fast and responsive experience. Plus, it has Intel Hyper-Threading Technology that enables 4-way multitask processing at the same time to quickly switch between applications. NVIDIA Optimus Technology furthers battery savings by detecting system load and automatically switching between discrete and embedded graphics. It seamlessly gives you power when you need it and energy efficiency for less demanding tasks. Visually Powerful, Aesthetically Pleasing View Large Featuring the NVIDIA GeForce GT 520M graphics card with 1GB DDR3 VRAM, experience eye-catching visual performance while editing photos, watching movies, or playing Direct X 11-enabled casual games. The 13.3-inch LED-backlit HD display delivers vibrant clarity with a native resolution of 1366x768 and a 16:9 viewing ratio. The U31SD-XA1 also boasts a brushed aluminum design that blends sophisticated style with robust durability. The award-winning chiclet keyboard allows for a comfortable typing experience and the multi-touch trackpads provides effortless 3-touch navigation. Lightweight and less than 1-inch at its thinnest point, the U31SD-XA1 comfortably fits into carrying cases, making it an ideal choice for a business and school. Complete Connectivity View larger The U31SD-XA1 comes with high-speed wireless N connectivity (@2.4GHz) to let you connect to the thousands of nationwide hotspots. Easily transfer data and connect peripherals with its built-in 3-in-1 card reader (SD, MMD, MS) and three USB 2.0 ports. HDMI ready, supersize your entertainment to any compatible HDTV or external display with Full 1080p HD playback and 8-channel surround sound support. Relax, ASUS Has You Covered Ranked as the #1 most reliable PC brand by 3 independent sources,2 readers and editors alike choose ASUS as their trusted notebook and netbook. ASUS tirelessly strives to exceed expectations of quality to ensure you an unmatched peace of mind every time you start your PC. This notebook also comes with the industry's most comprehensive warranty. 1 Year ASUS Global Warranty3 Offers a level of coverage that would add hundreds of dollars to the price of competing laptops: 1 year global warranty 30 day Flawless Display Guarantee 2-way free standard shipping 24/7 tech support 1 Year Accidental Damage Protection (ADP)3 Whether your notebook is damaged by accidental spills, drops, electrical surges, or fire, ASUS will fix it or replace it for you during the first year after purchase. Covers accidental drops, spills, power surges, and fire damage Target 3 business day turnaround time for repair / replacement; not including receiving and shipping time 1-way shipping (from ASUS to the user) at no additional cost 24/7 toll-free phone support What's in the Box U31SD-XA1 Notebook AC Adapter 8-cell Battery Pack Warranty Information Card Specifications Operating System: Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit) Display: 13.3-inch LED-backlit HD display (1366 x 768) Processor: 2nd generation Intel Core i3-2310M processor (2.1GHz) Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 520M 1GB GDDR3 VRAM WLAN: 802.11 b/g/n (@ 2.4GHz) LAN: 10/100/1000 Mbps Ethernet Memory: 4GB DDR3 SDRAM, 2 x SODIMM Sockets (up to 8GB) Storage: 500GB 5400RPM hard drive Camera: 0.3 megapixel Speakers: Stereo speakers with EAX 5.0 sound Microphone: Digital Array Microphone Card Reader: 3-in-1 card reader (MMC/SD/MS) Input / Output:1 x Mic-in, 1 x Headphone-out, 1 x VGA port/Mini D-Sub 15-pin for external monitor, 3 x USB 2.0 ports, 1 x USB 3.0 port, 1 x Gigabit LAN, 1 x HDMI Battery: 8 cell Dimensions: 12.9 x 9.2 x1â€“inches (W x D x H) Weight: 4lbs (with 8 cell battery) Color: Silver Â© 2011 ASUS Computer International. All Rights Reserved. ASUS is a registered trademark of ASUSTeK Computer. All specifications and terms are subject to change without notice. Please check with your supplier for exact offers on selected models. Products may not be available in all markets. Product may not be exactly as shown in photos. 1Estimated maximum battery life test was done in ASUS Power4Gear battery saving mode with Mobile Mark 2007. Actual battery life may vary based on product settings, usage patterns and environmental conditions. 2Rated number 1 Windows-based PC maker in PCMag.com's Service & Reliability Report 2010. Rated number 1 PC brand according to SquareTrade, the leading direct-to-consumer warranty company (for more
information visit http://www.squaretrade.com/pages/laptop-reliability-1109/ ). Rated number 1 reliable PC maker in Q2 2010's RESCUECOM report http://www.rescuecom.com/2010-2nd-Quarter-Computer-Reliability-Report.html 3ASUS reserves the right to exclude certain SKUs; check with your retailer to confirm coverage of specific models. Valid for notebooks purchased in the US and Canada only. Certain retailers do not participate in ADW coverage. For complete details, please visit: usa.asus.com/event/ASUS360 and adw.asus.com/. Check Out Other Great ASUS Products ASUS U30SD-XA1 Thin and Light Laptop Go ultra-portable with the thinnest Intel Core i5 laptop ASUS offers. Built with lightweight AND strong Aluminum-Magnesium alloy chassis, U36SD is ready for on-the-go duty anytime, anywhere, with up to 10 hours of battery life. ASUS Eee Pad Transformer Tablet (16GB) Check out the fastest selling tablet from ASUS. Transforming the conventional into the unconventional, Eee Pad Transformer lets you add an optional keyboard docking station for up to 16 hours of battery life and work more efficiently on a full QWERTY keyboard. ASUS ML248H 24-Inch LED Monitor Enjoy brilliant pictures on a 24-inch LED-backlit LCD monitor. Its 10 million to 1 contrast ratio gives you deeper blacks and brighter whites and ever so rich color profile. ASUS RT-N56U Wireless N Router (dual-band) Add a powerful and fast Wireless N router to your cart today and enjoy the benefits of the freedom of wireless networking. The RT-N56U is like having two routers in one. Dual band transmissions enable both 2.4GHz and 5GHz spectrums simultaneously to give you faster, more secure connections.