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Asus Vivobook E203MA Thin and Lightweight 11 6 HD Laptop Intel Celeron N4000 Processor 4GB RAM 64GB eMMC Storage 802 11AC Wi Fi HDMI USB C Win 10

Last Updated: June 26, 2020 (Refresh Now)
6.7
SCORE
/10
Total Reviews
305
Old Reviews
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Unverified
20
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1.1 GHz
PROCESSOR CLOCK
Dual Core
PROCESSOR TYPE
157.48 meters
SIZE
LED
TYPE

Review Summary - 285 recent, verified reviews

Detailed Mode
Device Compatibility
 60
computer, windows, pc, good, upgrade
+70%
-30%
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" ...  Great little computer.  ...  "
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" ...  Ordered 4 for my parents business to have some inexpensive laptops and couldn’t be happier.  ...  "
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" ...  LOVE THIS LAPTOP.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought this as secondary laptop. ... It works perfect for student and office works like excel, word.  ...  "
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" ...  I really like this laptop.  ...  "
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" ...  You can upgrade to windows pro for 199$ and use it like a regular computer.  ...  "
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" ...  For the price, it’s a pretty good laptop.  ...  "
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" ...  I love this little laptop  ...  "
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Software Platform
 53
apps, windows 10, microsoft, download, windows 10s
+42%
-58%
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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.  ...  "
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" ...  I hate using bing.  ...  "
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" ...  Very slow on reponsiveness and limited capability on some downloads such as video streaming applications and other google play applications.  ...  "
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" ...  Open 3 windows and it closes. ... It won't allow you to install anything except Microsoft products: no Chome or Firefox.  ...  "
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" ...  windows 10S is basically a microsoft captive app. ... the built in apps and configuration are horrible and slow. ... -it's basically a poor chromebook imitation done by microsoft, apparently to convince consumers to buy a better laptop with regular windows on it. ... the hardware seems pretty good, but the software is really the worst thing I've ever seen.  ...  "
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" ...  Ctrl Alt delete doesn't seem to work well at all.  ...  "
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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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" ...  I SEVERELY dislike the 'Cortana' app and cannot uninstall it.  ...  "
Price
 41
laptop, money, worth, waste, nice
+85%
-15%
comment
" ...  It's the best low-cost laptop I've ever purchased.  ...  "
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" ...  I cannot even begin to describe how well this computer works for its price.  ...  "
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" ...  Overall, it's portable and powerful for the price.  ...  "
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" ...  I paid about $170 for it. ... But for basic schoolwork and such, you can't go wrong for the price.  ...  "
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" ...  The construction is good, better than my Samsung Chromebook of the same price. ... Definitely a good laptop for not much money at all  ...  "
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" ...  This laptop is really nice for the price.  ...  "
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" ...  Probably the best laptop you can get in this price range that isn't a chromebook.  ...  "
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" ...  For the price it works well, good for what I need it for in a computer.  ...  "
Apps
 38
download, microsoft, windows 10, windows, microsoft store
+47%
-53%
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" ...  It makes me use Internet explorer that’s even slower than anything and won’t let me download google chrome.  ...  "
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" ...  It won't allow you to install anything except Microsoft products: no Chome or Firefox.  ...  "
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" ...  I SEVERELY dislike the 'Cortana' app and cannot uninstall it.  ...  "
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" ...  Cannot upgrade and cannot download anything.  ...  "
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" ...  If you like a socialist piece of foldable thrash, this is the one that will only allow you to use one type of internet app which is Microsoft edge which is "superior and safer"  ...  "
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" ...  iTunes works well enough but I don't know why watching Hulu is so problematic.  ...  "
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" ...  The add wasn't clear that you can only download apps from the Windows Store  ...  "
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" ...  Horrible device cant factory reset to fix issues with no space cant understand since nothing has been downloaded besides one game the my child plays i even tried uninstalling things and still nothing it constantly jumos off the wifi for no reason dont bother with asus it waste.  ...  "
Size
 32
light, laptop, size, lightweight, weight
+94%
-6%
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" ...  Easy to fit in my backpack for work:)  ...  "
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" ...  It is small and portable however easy to read the screen.  ...  "
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" ...  + lite weight, handy  ...  "
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" ...  It is light to carry around and perfect for browsing and doing some works.  ...  "
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" ...  I wanted it for traveling, and it's perfect to take along!  ...  "
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" ...  The size and weight of this computer also make it very convenient to take everywhere.  ...  "
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" ...  Looking for a small convenient size  ...  "
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" ...  Compact, lightweight, fits in my purse.  ...  "
Overall performance
 31
laptop, speed, processor, performance, fast boot
+68%
-32%
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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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" ...  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.  ...  "
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" ...  No problems with speed or functionality.  ...  "
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" ...  I got this for school and the processing speed is very fast.  ...  "
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" ...  I liked the features and the speed of it ……………… .  ...  "
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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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" ...  I’m using it as a console for Stepmania, and I’d highly recommend it to be a cheap emulator, or basic word processor / tablet style computer.  ...  "
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" ...  If all you need is a simple word processor with VERY LIMITED web browsing speeds and storage then this is a great little addition.  ...  "
Memory
 28
ram, 32gb, space, hard drive, memory
+57%
-43%
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" ...  I'd recommend paying the extra money for a faster processor and greater memory.  ...  "
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" ...  I have an external hard drive so memory wasn’t an issue.  ...  "
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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 did a custom install using Btrfs with no swap (4GB memory is plenty for what I use.) ... Just download a copy of the Oct version of Windows 10 and use the Media Creation Tool - select USB with an 8GB - to 32GB flash drive attached. ... Boot to it, Erase the drive and install.  ...  "
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" ...  Quick load times with 64gb  ...  "
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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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" ...  I purchased the model with 4 GB of RAM, with the 64 GB hard drive. ... I received the 2 GB RAM model, with 32 GB of hard drive space.  ...  "
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" ...  it sets the standerdfor laptops at this price point with its 64gbs of storage and 4gbs of ram which is crucial when owning a computer as the OS itself takes up 20gbs of storage and nearly 2gbs of ram to run.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 23
working, months, days, weeks, two
+26%
-74%
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" ...  Purchased in March and it stopped working by October.  ...  "
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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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" ...  I bought this item in March of this year and it just stopped working won’t take a charge or anything will be looking to get it covered by amazon will see what happens results will be forthcoming  ...  "
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" ...  I've only had it 10 days.  ...  "
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" ...  Has not worked properly after the first month of use.  ...  "
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" ...  It died after two months of use and if you read the return policy, they are expecting it to be dead on arrival and you have 30 days to return. ... Obviously it lived over the 30 days and died soon after. ... Nobody can figure out why it fried and went dead.  ...  "
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" ...  That effectively renders the computer useless.  ...  "
Battery Life
 22
life, hours, long, lasts, charge
+82%
-18%
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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.  ...  "
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" ...  Long battery life  ...  "
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" ...  The thing that has impressed me the most is the battery life.  ...  "
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" ...  very good battery life and does not generate much heat.  ...  "
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" ...  Battery life isnt all that but in all it's a great laptop  ...  "
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" ...  Battery lasts for quite awhile.  ...  "
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" ...  Lasts about 5 hours on battery, depending on brightness and what you're doing of course.  ...  "
Keyboard
 15
light, windows, trackpad, quick, nice
+80%
-20%
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" ...  I'm typing this review on it. ... The Keyboard is so smooth and quiet and comfortable. ... It's a laptop that looks and feels like a tablet with an attached keyboard.  ...  "
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" ...  Locks up occationally, and the trackpad is terrrrrrible.  ...  "
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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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" ...  Keyboard is easy and nice to type.  ...  "
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" ...  Pretty good resolution decent speed, keyboard layout not bad.  ...  "
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" ...  Lightweight, fully functional and a perfect tablet with a keyboard!  ...  "
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" ...  Nice keyboard as well.  ...  "
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" ...  It's small, light, quick, the trackpad and keyboard are high quality (what you would expect from Asus).  ...  "
Display Clarity
 13
small, good, display, touch, little
+62%
-38%
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" ...  Does what I need it to and screen has decent fidelity.  ...  "
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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.  ...  "
For Kids
 11
bought, college, laptop, kids, got
+100%
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" ...  Bought for my daughter for school.  ...  "
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" ...  Perfect laptop for our son  ...  "
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" ...  Got this for my cousin she loves it !  ...  "
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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.  ...  "
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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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" ...  Great computer for college.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 11
easy, set, light, tasks, super
+91%
-9%
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" ...  Light and easy to use  ...  "
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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.  ...  "
Charging
 11
hours, charging, without, stopped working, laptop
+55%
-45%
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" ...  When some companies are charging thousands upon thousands of dollars for a functional lightweight laptop, Im not sure how this product cannot impress you.  ...  "
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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.  ...  "
Gaming
 10
playing, gaming, play, light, laptop
+80%
-20%
comment
" ...  It's sleek and great for writing, basic internet usage, and even some streaming/low demand games.  ...  "
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" ...  I like this laptop it does everything I want it to do and lets me play my games and the dislike is I wish it had a CD/ DVD player to it  ...  "
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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.  ...  "
Setup
 9
set, install, hardest, comes, windows 10 pro
+100%
comment
" ...  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.  ...  "
Marketplace
 9
thank, service, seller, way, version
+78%
-22%
comment
" ...  Arrived on time and looks as described!  ...  "
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" ...  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.  ...  "
Lagging
 8
minutes, fast boot, windows, even
+38%
-63%
comment
" ...  Again, I was expecting a bit of a lag but even typing in Word with no other windows open there is significant time that passes between hitting a key and having the character show up.  ...  "
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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.  ...  "
Returns
 8
return, months, died, dead, 30
-100%
comment
" ...  I decided to donate this item.  ...  "
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" ...  It died after two months of use and if you read the return policy, they are expecting it to be dead on arrival and you have 30 days to return.  ...  "
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" ...  It does not work,,will send it back  ...  "
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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.  ...  "
Features
 8
light, windows, speed, even
+63%
-38%
comment
" ...  Functions well, lightweight.  ...  "
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" ...  Light and easy to use  ...  "
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" ...  Getting rid of S Mode was a breeze (and free!)  ...  "
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" ...  Useful for light activities.  ...  "
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" ...  I liked the features and the speed of it ……………… .  ...  "
Storage
 6
sd card, microsd, micro sd card, added, space
+100%
comment
" ...  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.  ...  "
Touch Sensitivity
 6
screen, works, trackpad, responsive, play
+83%
-17%
comment
" ...  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  ...  "
Internet
 6
browsing
+33%
-67%
comment
" ...  I'd only purchase if you wanted to browse the internet.  ...  "
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" ...  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.  ...  "
Weight
 6
light, easy, size, feels
+83%
-17%
comment
" ...  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.  ...  "
Storage
 6
space, programs, left
+50%
-50%
comment
" ...  Not even remotely enough storage space.  ...  "
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" ...  The one I received had only half of that capacity.  ...  "
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" ...  we were unable to run any programs due to this lack of space  ...  "
Video Playback
 5
watching, use, video, much, email
+80%
-20%
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
 5
package
+80%
-20%
comment
" ...  Arrived on time and looks as described!  ...  "
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" ...  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.  ...  "
Build Quality
 5
feel, build quality, though, sleek, light
+100%
comment
" ...  It is very durable and works well.  ...  "
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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
 4
perfect, laptop
+75%
-25%
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.  ...  "
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.  ...  "
comment
" ...  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.  ...  "
Controls
 3
button, would, working, stopped, mouse
+33%
-67%
comment
" ...  You can keep pressing enter or try to type and nothing happens.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Barely lasted my son 1 month at college before the power button stopped working.  ...  "
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.  ...  "
comment
" ...  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:  65536 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