Looking for a portable touch laptop which have a good performance for day to day office and light multimedia tasks, but did not want to break the bank? Yeah, one year ago, it’s a difficult to find a portable laptop at affordable price, but now there are many laptop with a sleek design that you can get for price under $450. Today, we just get information if Asus has expand there a 11.6 inch multi touch portable laptop line up with Asus X202E-DB21T. If the price, size and touch capabilities are the big concern, the X202E-DB21T laptop is one of the most affordable 11.6 inch Touch laptop that you can get for price under $450.
Physically, Asus X202E-DB21T VivoBook laptop is identical to ASUS VivoBook X202E-DH51T laptop. It also comes with a brushed aluminum material for construction and a gray color with a company logo for the cover. Measures 11.9 x 7.9 x 0.8~0.9 inches and weighing around at 2.9 lbs, this model looks a high end machine and easy to hold in your hand. The 2-cell Lithium Ion Polymer battery can produces up to 3 hours and 40 minutes of battery life for daily office and light media task usage, perfect for companion at home, office, school or when you on the occasional business trips.
The X202E-DB21T is an inexpensive laptop, so do not expect it to play 3D games or editing video in high resolution. The Intel Pentium 2117U Ultra Low Voltage (ULV) dual core processor that clocked around at 1.8GHZ as the heart, Intel HM76 Express Chipset and incorporated with 4GB of DDR3 SDRAM (expandable up to 8GB DDR3 RAM) is not the most powerful configurations, but its still gives plenty power for rich internet browsing, streaming movies, watch HD video or running the most demanding office applications.
Like other Pentium 2117U’s machine, Asus’s portable touch laptop also integrated with Intel HD graphics. It’s not a powerful graphics engine, but the 11.6 inch High Definition capacitive touch screen edge-to-edge glass display still delivers fairly bright, crisp and a natural color for images, photo and 720p video playback. According to Asus, this model supports 10-point tracking that brings a great Windows 8 experience, LED backlit technology for detailed visibility and capable to produces maximum internal resolution at 1366 x 768 pixels.
Built into bezel, there is a 720p High Definition Web Camera with internal digital microphone for face to face video conference or video recording at low resolution. Like the previous model, the newest ASUS VivoBook X202E series also integrated with a 500GB of Serial ATA disk drive with speed of 5400 rpm, provides plenty of storage capacity to store more than 250 hours of 720 video files and 140,000 of MP3 files. Unfortunately, the Asus’s laptop lacks optical drive, but if you needed, you can also burn your files into CDs or DVDs formats via external optical drive (connect via USB port).
The island style black keyboard is approximately has full-size design, but like other 11.6 inch laptop on its size, its still has a small keys. So, if you are a person who have a large fingers, we think it’s not a perfect machine for typing. Above the keyboard, there are a pair of stereo speakers with ASUS SonicMaster technology, provides decent volume, crisp, bright sound and rich audio for both music and video.
In term of port interface, there are few port that you can found on the left side, such as a USB 2.0 port, single USB 3.0 port, RJ 45 port for Ethernet LAN and HDMI port with support 1080p HD video playback on your HDTV or bigger Television. On the other side, there are Headphone-out (Audio-in Combo) jack, single USB 2.0 port, VGA port and 3-in-1 media card reader slot with supports MMC, Memory Stick and Secure Digital formats. In term of connectivity, the 11.6 inch Portable Touch laptop also equipped with a 10/100/1000 Mbps Fast Ethernet LAN and WiFi 802.11b/g/n provides a reliable and fast connection into wireless network.
Preloaded with the 64-bit version of Microsoft Windows 8 as the operating system, Asus X202E-DB21T 11.6 inch laptop is now available with a starting price around at $400. Yeah, this is not the most affordable and powerful 11.6 inch machine, but if you are a budget conscious costumer that really want to buy a touch laptop, this machine is a great laptop and gives a great value for your money. If you have smaller budget, but still looking for a 11.6 inch Touch laptop, we recommend you to check HP Pavilion TouchSmart 11-e015dx 11.6 inch Touch laptop that powered by AMD A6-1450 Quad Core Processor and priced around at $330.