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Asus Vivobook E203MA Thin and Lightweight 11 6 HD Laptop Intel Celeron N4000 Processor 2GB RAM 32GB eMMC Storage 802 11AC Wi Fi HDMI USB C Win 10

Last Updated: 5 May 2019 (Refresh Now)
7.1
SCORE
/10
Total Reviews
226
Old Reviews
0
Unverified
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1.1 GHz
PROCESSOR CLOCK
Dual Core
PROCESSOR TYPE
157.48 meters
SIZE
LED
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Review Summary - 210 recent, verified reviews

Detailed Mode
Device Compatibility
 51
computer, windows, pc, upgrade, great little laptop
+76%
-24%
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" ...  I’m completely satisfied with this laptop/netbook.  ...  "
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" ...  You can upgrade to windows pro for 199$ and use it like a regular computer.  ...  "
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" ...  this laptop (if it already hasnt) will cause a wave of other laptop manufacturers to create budget laptops just like this one. ... so this laptop pretty much beats the rest of any previous budget laptops that cost more for lower specs. ... i bought this laptop when it was going for 179$ even then it was still worth the buy.  ...  "
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" ...  This is a great little laptop!  ...  "
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" ...  This little computer can do everything my larger Lenovo Laptop can do!  ...  "
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" ...  This is a good computer.  ...  "
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" ...  LOVE THIS LAPTOP.  ...  "
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" ...  Does everything my full sized laptop does.  ...  "
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Software Platform
 43
windows, windows 10, microsoft, download, windows 10s
+47%
-53%
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" ...  Windows updates will keep stalling then when you restart it won't even boot back to the desktop.  ...  "
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" ...  Even if you just use Google and YouTube is too slow.  ...  "
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" ...  A los 3 días de usar el producto se tuvo que llevar a revisar porque no estaba actualizado el software y dio problemas al principio.  ...  "
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" ...  Ctrl Alt delete doesn't seem to work well at all.  ...  "
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" ...  I spoke to ASUS tech support, they issued RMA number and I sent the notebook to ASUS with Windows 10 Pro operating system as I upgraded it from Windows S mode. ... However, it came back with "Windows 10 Home Single Language" installed on it. ... They downgraded my operating system. ... They still would not install the original operating system that the computer came with and different ASUS agents gave me different excuses for it.  ...  "
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" ...  Useless POS Windows 10 S mode (nanny mode) & you can't disable it. ... Will only run apps from Microsoft -- couldn't run Canon scanner/printer or allow me to install software for it -- only reason I bought it.  ...  "
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" ...  I hate using bing.  ...  "
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" ...  You can only download apps from Microsoft App Store which you don’t have many options. ... I should have bought Google laptop.  ...  "
Price
 34
laptop, money, worth, nice, waste
+91%
-9%
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" ...  Amazing laptop for the price!  ...  "
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" ...  I was very surprised with the quality especially since I didn’t spend that much money on it !  ...  "
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" ...  Worth the price so far (got it for $169.99 plus taxes).  ...  "
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" ...  Also less than $200: This item is great value.  ...  "
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" ...  Good laptop for the price!  ...  "
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" ...  Best 150 bucks I have spent in a long time!  ...  "
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" ...  Besr purchase for the money.  ...  "
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" ...  Agreeable price too.  ...  "
Apps
 32
download, microsoft, microsoft store, windows 10, google chrome
+53%
-47%
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" ...  It's not top of the line but it does well, I use it for my schoolwork, email, and browsing online.  ...  "
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" ...  It runs all the programs that I need, including my NatGeo learning presentation tools and Mimio Studio software (I'm an ESL teacher).  ...  "
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" ...  Great computer it's small but good for editing or Facebook exetra  ...  "
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" ...  I was able to upgrade from Microsoft 10 S to regular so I’m able to download apps outside of the Microsoft store.  ...  "
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" ...  Loaded plenty of apps for use when traveling.  ...  "
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" ...  Got this as a temporary for general use (email, videos, browsing).  ...  "
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" ...  The Windows 10 S limits the downloadable applications the user can download, which is good for when you're getting this for a student so that they can focus more on their studies as opposed to downloading games.  ...  "
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" ...  I had downloaded the file from Asus using the model E203MA version 304.  ...  "
Size
 27
size, lightweight, light, laptop, weight
+93%
-7%
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" ...  Perfect I bought it for my son for Christmas he loves it it’s small compact and not heavy he wanted to play not for school the laptop comes is S Mode but by searching in the internet I was able to switch off free and easy steps.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use and carry.  ...  "
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" ...  Small, light and looks great.  ...  "
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" ...  It is light to carry around and perfect for browsing and doing some works.  ...  "
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" ...  It is small and portable however easy to read the screen.  ...  "
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" ...  I recently bought this computer because I needed something small and light that I could take with me to work.  ...  "
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" ...  Looking for a small convenient size  ...  "
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" ...  I recommend this laptop it’s soo lightweight and small, I love it.  ...  "
Overall performance
 23
slow, speed, processor, fast boot, browsing
+78%
-22%
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" ...  It booted very fast and was easy to get ready for use.  ...  "
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" ...  I'd recommend paying the extra money for a faster processor and greater memory.  ...  "
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" ...  As long as you aren’t expecting a laptop with all the extra bells and whistles, it will do its job!  ...  "
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" ...  To be honest, I have been positively impressed by its performance.  ...  "
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" ...  For a few days it works pretty good for lightweight tasks. ... I simply use it for internet browsing (using Microsoft Edge since it's quite fast and built for windows 10), emails, and homework. ... Overall this is great for lightweight simple tasks and as a secondary laptop.  ...  "
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" ...  I got this for school and the processing speed is very fast.  ...  "
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" ...  I was surprised fast boot was enabled by default. ... I disabled fast boot and secure boot , then saved and restarted. ... At any rate, the machine is very responsive.  ...  "
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" ...  If you r looking for a high tech super fast efficient laptop then spend more money but if you are ... I cannot even begin to describe how well this computer works for its price.  ...  "
Memory
 18
memory, 32gb, ram, hard drive, 64
+83%
-17%
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" ...  The amount of memory and storage is just right. ... I added a 128 GB SD card for extra storage (very little of it used yet) ... If the internal storage had been 32GB, it would be a push.  ...  "
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" ...  Windows 10 update is huge and will chew up almost all available storage when completed. ... Run the advanced disk cleanup utility after updates and you can regain over 20gb of storage back. ... Then make a backup flash drive for the just incase moments.  ...  "
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" ...  Quick load times with 64gb  ...  "
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" ...  I'd recommend paying the extra money for a faster processor and greater memory.  ...  "
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" ...  Yes, 32GB HD is not a lot of space and you do need to be mindful about storage usage. ... It is easy to monitor storage usage with the Windows Storage tool.  ...  "
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" ...  Paired with the ability to upgrade the storage indefinitely with a micro SD card or use cloud storage?  ...  "
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" ...  - I’ve heard the 32GB SSD hard drive is not enough for a general use laptop  ...  "
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" ...  I have an external hard drive so memory wasn’t an issue.  ...  "
Battery Life
 18
life, hours, long, lasts, without
+83%
-17%
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" ...  The thing that has impressed me the most is the battery life.  ...  "
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" ...  I've been putting it though its paces in the past 24 hours. ... It really does last, for me, about 11 to 12 hours without recharging!  ...  "
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" ...  Long battery life  ...  "
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" ...  Battery lasts long.  ...  "
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" ...  + Battery life (about 7-8 hours)  ...  "
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" ...  I was skeptical of the 10 hour battery claim, but it's held up pretty well.  ...  "
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" ...  Also the battery is lasting up to 10 hours without a charge!  ...  "
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" ...  It is decently powerful for the price and the battery is long enough for them to do their schoolwork without the need to always be plugged in.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 15
working, days, weeks, two, yet
+33%
-67%
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" ...  I got back my notebook after two weeks. ... Now, I'm out of my notebook for almost a month now.  ...  "
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" ...  Arrived with a defective battery, stopped working completely after two uses.  ...  "
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" ...  a year later, only two are working.  ...  "
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" ...  Haven't had it two weeks completely crashed they only gave 30% back to me will never buy on here again.bought same one through ebay works fine.  ...  "
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" ...  I've only had it 10 days.  ...  "
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" ...  This one quit working within a month  ...  "
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" ...  I hate this computer I’m sending it back as soon as possible!  ...  "
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" ...  Barely lasted my son 1 month at college before the power button stopped working.  ...  "
Keyboard
 13
trackpad, quick, nice, light, key
+92%
-8%
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" ...  Nice keyboard as well.  ...  "
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" ...  It's a nice little machine with a good screen and decent keyboard. ... I wish it had a backlit keyboard, but hey, at ~ $230 you can't have everything.  ...  "
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" ...  Good keyboard and display, quick, light weight, easy setup, WIn 10S (easily converted to WIn 10).  ...  "
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" ...  Keyboard is easy and nice to type.  ...  "
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" ...  Now the F2 key worked to enter the Bios.  ...  "
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" ...  It's super light, which was a major selling point for me, and the keyboard is a good size.  ...  "
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" ...  It's small, light, quick, the trackpad and keyboard are high quality (what you would expect from Asus).  ...  "
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" ...  Lightweight, fully functional and a perfect tablet with a keyboard!  ...  "
Display Clarity
 11
small, good, display, little, get
+64%
-36%
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" ...  The screen quality is good too.  ...  "
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" ...  Good for a little starter laptop , it’s pretty cool very loud screen display is beautiful wish it was bigger but u get what you pay for  ...  "
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" ...  Would be nice if it screen touch designed with active pen.  ...  "
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" ...  It is small and portable however easy to read the screen.  ...  "
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" ...  The display is high quality.  ...  "
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" ...  The screen seemed very nice for a laptop in this price range and size.  ...  "
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" ...  the screen is rather decent, it sports a 1366 x 768 lcd display which doesnt have very good vewing angles but does show good depth in color overall it generaly gets the job done especially at the pricepoint.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 10
easy, set, tasks, super, small
+90%
-10%
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" ...  Easy to use and carry.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  I dont usually care for laptops, but this one is easy to use and on the smaller side so easier to use.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  Very light and easy to setup.  ...  "
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" ...  It is small and portable however easy to read the screen.  ...  "
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" ...  Overall this is great for lightweight simple tasks and as a secondary laptop.  ...  "
Setup
 9
set, install, hardest, comes, windows 10 pro
+100%
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" ...  Set up was easy and I felt good about the purchase after seeing how responsive it is.  ...  "
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" ...  I like how easy it is to set it up and how light it is,use for going on Internet  ...  "
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" ...  The hardest thing was converting the OS from 10s to 10.  ...  "
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" ...  Very light and easy to setup.  ...  "
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" ...  Hardest part of setting up the computer was turning it on.  ...  "
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" ...  It comes with Windows 10 S but is easy to convert to Windows 10 Pro if you wish to install other programs that are not in Microsoft Windows Store such as Firefox or Chrome.  ...  "
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" ...  It comes with Windows 10-S installed, but the upgrade to W10 Pro is easy and free.  ...  "
Gaming
 8
playing, gaming, play, light, laptop
+75%
-25%
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" ...  This is a great computer for light work or for making a few songs if you want a gaming laptop though this isn’t it also I have seen people complaining about not being able to get out of windows 10 s but I did it fairly easy and was able to download chrome and other things with no problems  ...  "
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" ...  plays videogames smoothly  ...  "
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" ...  You won't game or edit videos, you'll struggle using photoshop or even playing Minecraft I'm sure.  ...  "
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" ...  It even runs my favorite computer games, StarCraft I and II without problems.  ...  "
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" ...  Probably wouldn't do great playing video games or anything, but for writing and internet access, it's snappy and awesome.  ...  "
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" ...  intel N4100 isn't the fastest processor but it will handle anything you throw at it with exception to intensive games and maybe some advanced processor-intensive software.  ...  "
Lagging
 7
minutes, fast boot
+43%
-57%
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" ...  It took me 30 minutes to open my email because it loads so slow.  ...  "
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" ...  it is unusable , very slow, take minutes to do a single task.  ...  "
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" ...  The lag on this laptop can be unbearable at times.  ...  "
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" ...  After some time I was able to do a hard reset and get it to start back up.  ...  "
For Kids
 6
laptop, kids, first, bought, one
+100%
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" ...  It’d also work great for anyone looking to get their high school kid their first  ...  "
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" ...  Perfect laptop for our son  ...  "
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" ...  I bought this laptop for school and school only and I didn’t like it at first but now I love it !!!  ...  "
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" ...  Good little started notebook for kids to go to school with.  ...  "
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" ...  Got this for the kids to do school work at home.  ...  "
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" ...  This suits my needs perfectly for college.  ...  "
Storage
 6
sd card, microsd, micro sd card, added, gb
+100%
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" ...  If you put Documents on the microSD, 32GB is plenty, unless you need a lot of space for additional apps.  ...  "
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" ...  If you need more space just add a micro SD card.  ...  "
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" ...  Paired with the ability to upgrade the storage indefinitely with a micro SD card or use cloud storage?  ...  "
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" ...  Added a 256 gig Samsung micro card and loaded it with music, movies, images, ePubs.  ...  "
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" ...  I added a 128 GB SD card for extra storage (very little of it used yet)  ...  "
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" ...  Would recommend buying an extra SD card since there will be windows updates and such.  ...  "
Marketplace
 6
thank, service, version, shipped, product
+100%
comment
" ...  Good service by Fulfillment.  ...  "
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" ...  Just as described. ... Thanks Amazon for fast service as always .  ...  "
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" ...  Thank you for this product.  ...  "
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" ...  So far, I am a perfectly happy customer with it.  ...  "
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" ...  Great product does everything I need it to do thanks Asus and Amazon  ...  "
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" ...  Good deal at $169.  ...  "
Weight
 6
light, easy, size, feels
+83%
-17%
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" ...  It is so light weight and easy to to transport.  ...  "
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" ...  + lite weight, handy  ...  "
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" ...  Good Price and super light weight.  ...  "
Charging
 6
charge, without, battery, lasts, go
+83%
-17%
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" ...  It has great quality and the charger works.  ...  "
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" ...  The laptop starts fast and the fully charged battery lasts about 8-9 hours.  ...  "
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" ...  About two hours to bring it to a full charge and I was off and running to the great network in the sky.  ...  "
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" ...  Also the battery is lasting up to 10 hours without a charge!  ...  "
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" ...  With normal moderate use, I can easily go 2 days without charging.  ...  "
Returns
 5
-100%
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" ...  It's going in the trash  ...  "
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" ...  Why to factory trash!  ...  "
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" ...  Dead on arrival, did not even turn ON. ... Returned it the next day.  ...  "
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" ...  Had to return it  ...  "
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" ...  Now I got another RMA number and sending it back the third time. ... I have requested a replacement unit.  ...  "
Touch Sensitivity
 5
screen, works, trackpad, responsive, play
+100%
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" ...  I am just finding out about the touch screen but the laptop works great.  ...  "
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" ...  Works well, wish it was a touch screen.  ...  "
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" ...  Would be nice if it screen touch designed with active pen.  ...  "
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" ...  Responsive touch pad  ...  "
Video Playback
 4
watching, use, video, much, email
+100%
comment
" ...  Perfect for watch movies  ...  "
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" ...  Got this as a temporary for general use (email, videos, browsing).  ...  "
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" ...  Able to play 4K video smoothly.  ...  "
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" ...  Fast start up, good for web surfing, lightly used MS office and watching videos.  ...  "
Delivery
 4
package
+75%
-25%
comment
" ...  I ordered this Laptop on a Friday and it was delivered promptly on Monday morning.  ...  "
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" ...  Arrived on time, no problems.  ...  "
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" ...  Package came by the time it was guaranteed which was only a couple days very nice quality box intact.  ...  "
Wifi
 4
wi, fi, found
+75%
-25%
comment
" ...  Wi-Fi connection to both 2.4 and 5.0 bands is solid and quick. ... So, we covered Storage, Speed, Wi-Fi and now to battery life.  ...  "
Network
 4
continually
+50%
-50%
comment
" ...  A little slow at times but that may be my WiFi connection.  ...  "
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" ...  continually Drops off the network, has to be continually restarted.  ...  "
Design
 4
sleek, feels, feel
+100%
comment
" ...  While it is all plastic it feels really nice even though it is lightweight.  ...  "
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" ...  The material is sleek and while cheap doesn't feel flimsy.  ...  "
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" ...  It cute though.  ...  "
Build Quality
 4
feel, build quality, though, sleek, light
+100%
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" ...  The build quality is another good part of it. ... While it is all plastic it feels really nice even though it is lightweight. ... I don’t know if it would survive a drop or not but it feels pretty sturdy.  ...  "
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" ...  The material is sleek and while cheap doesn't feel flimsy.  ...  "
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" ...  At this price one can only expect a modest entry level device, but the E203MA has better than expected build quality.  ...  "
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" ...  the build quality is fairly decent, i wont find my self worring about weather or not my laptop can survive a fall in my backpack and its extremely light wait easy to carry with your thumb and index finger.  ...  "
For Travel
 3
perfect, laptop
+100%
comment
" ...  I wanted it for traveling, and it's perfect to take along!  ...  "
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" ...  This little laptop is just what I needed for travel.  ...  "
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" ...  Perfect for use at home and while traveling.  ...  "
Features
 3
speed
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  Useful for light activities.  ...  "
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" ...  I liked the features and the speed of it ……………… .  ...  "
Internet
 3
browsing
+33%
-67%
comment
" ...  Not great for streaming, ok for internet browsing.  ...  "
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" ...  It'll stutter frequently and it's not from poor internet speeds, it has to do with the speed of the laptop.  ...  "
Storage
 3
space, programs, left
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  and only have 10 gbs of storage left, so I will have to be careful.  ...  "
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" ...  After my first time using it I got left with around 20gb of free space to use.  ...  "
Fit
 3
backpack
+100%
comment
" ...  Easy to fit in my backpack for work:)  ...  "
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" ...  It's a perfect fit for beginners to professionals.  ...  "
Comfort
 3
comfortable, keyboard, book
+100%
comment
" ...  I'm typing this review on it. ... The Keyboard is so smooth and quiet and comfortable.  ...  "
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" ...  As far as typing goes, it's pretty comfortable.  ...  "

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Specifications

Body
Size:  157.48 meters
Performance
Processor Clock:  1.1 GHz
Processor Type:  Dual Core 
Memory
Memory:  32768 GB
Display
Type:  LED 
Connectivity
WiFi:  Yes 
HDMI:  Yes 
USB:  Yes 
Number of USB ports:  3 
1.1 GHz
PROCESSOR CLOCK
Dual Core
PROCESSOR TYPE
157.48 meters
SIZE
LED
TYPE