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Asus Taichi 21 11.6" Intel Core i7-3517U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 256GB

Asus Taichi 21 11.6" Intel Core i7-3517U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 256GB
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Asus Taichi 21 11.6" Intel Core i7-3517U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 256GB review: specs and price

Asus Taichi 21 11.6" Intel Core i7-3517U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 256GB
Asus Taichi 21 11.6" Intel Core i7-3517U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 256GB
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Why is Asus Taichi 21 11.6" Intel Core i7-3517U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 256GB better than the average?

  • Resolution
    1920 x 1080pxvs1697800.27px
  • Pixel density
    189ppivs142.04ppi
  • Weight
    1.25kgvs2.1kg
  • USB 3.0 ports
    2vs1.89
  • Thickness
    17.3mmvs24.34mm
  • Height
    198.1mmvs243.77mm
  • Volume
    1053.16cm³vs86681.81cm³
  • Width
    307.3mmvs355.58mm

Top specs and features

Design

1.weight

1.25kg

Best

Toshiba Satellite C70 17.3" Intel Core i3-3120M 2.5GHz / 4GB / 750GB

249.5g

2.thickness

17.3mm

Best

Huawei MateBook E 12" Intel Core i5-7Y54 1.2GHz / 8GB / 512GB

6.9mm

3.Has a backlit keyboard
Asus Taichi 21 11.6" Intel Core i7-3517U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 256GB

The keyboard is backlit, making it easier to type in the dark or dim lighting.

4.volume

1053.16cm³

Best

Porsche Design Book One

1579.19cm³

5.Has a detachable keyboard
Asus Taichi 21 11.6" Intel Core i7-3517U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 256GB

You can detach the keyboard of your device and use the screen as a tablet. Detaching the keyboard makes the device lighter and gives you the possibility to switch easily between laptop-mode and tablet-mode. The keyboard is included when buying the device.

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

6.height

198.1mm

Best

Lenovo IdeaPad Miix 320

17mm

Display

1.resolution

1920 x 1080px

Best

Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

3840 x 2160px

2.pixel density

189ppi

Best

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 14" Intel Core i5 5300U 2.3GHz / 4GB / 512GB

540ppi

3.screen size

11.6"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

MSI GT83VR Titan SLI-024 18.4" Intel Core i7-6920HQ 2.9GHz / 64GB / 1TB

18.4"

4.has a touch screen
Asus Taichi 21 11.6" Intel Core i7-3517U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 256GB

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

5.has an LED-backlit display
Asus Taichi 21 11.6" Intel Core i7-3517U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 256GB

Uses LED backlighting, resulting in better image quality, more vibrant colors and richer blacks.

6.has an IPS screen
Asus Taichi 21 11.6" Intel Core i7-3517U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 256GB

IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of normal TFTs TN-matrices: relatively slow response times, small viewing angles and low quality color reproduction.

Performance

1.RAM

4GB

Best

MSI WT72 6QN 17.3" Intel Xeon E3-1505M v5 2.8GHz / 64GB / 1TB

64GB

2.RAM speed

1600MHz

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.

Best

Asus ROG GX800VH 18" Intel Core i7 7820HK 2.9GHz / 64GB / 1TB

2800MHz

3.Uses flash storage
Asus Taichi 21 11.6" Intel Core i7-3517U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 256GB

Flash-based storage devices such as SSDs have no mechanical components. Due to this they are typically faster, run silently, and are more shock resistant than traditional HDDs.

4.CPU speed

2 x 1.9GHz

Best

Eurocom Panther 5SE 17.3" Intel Xeon E5-2620 2GHz / 16GB / 1TB

12 x 2GHz

5.internal storage

256GB

Best

Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD

4000GB

6.CPU threads

4

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

Best

Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

12

Connectivity

1.USB 3.0 ports

2

More USB 3.0 ports allow you to connect more devices to your computer that support USB 3.0. USB 3.0 is an improved version of USB 2.0 which offers faster transfer rates.

Best

MSI WT72 6QN 17.3" Intel Xeon E3-1505M v5 2.8GHz / 64GB / 1TB

6

2.Has USB Type-C
Asus Taichi 21 11.6" Intel Core i7-3517U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 256GB

The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

3.HDMI ports

1

More HDMI ports mean that you can simultaneously connect numerous devices, such as video game consoles and set-top boxes.

Best

Origin EON17-X 17.3" Intel Core i7-4790K 4GHz / 16GB / 1TB

2

4.Has WiFi
Asus Taichi 21 11.6" Intel Core i7-3517U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 256GB

The device can connect to WiFi.

5.Bluetooth version

4

Best

Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

5

6.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
Asus Taichi 21 11.6" Intel Core i7-3517U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 256GB

802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.

Battery

1. longer battery life

4h

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.

Best

Asus NovaGo (TP370QL) 4GB / 64GB SSD

22h

2.Has a MagSafe power adapter
Asus Taichi 21 11.6" Intel Core i7-3517U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 256GB

The MagSafe power adapter uses a power connector that is attached magnetically. When pulled or tugged, the connector will come out of the socket safely.

For example

Apple MacBook Air (2018) 13.3" Intel Core i5 1.8GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD

3.Has sleep-and-charge USB ports
Asus Taichi 21 11.6" Intel Core i7-3517U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 256GB

Sleep-and-charge USB ports can charge electronic devices when the laptop is in sleep mode, hibernate mode, or even switched off.

4.battery power

3200mAh

Best

Panasonic Toughbook SX2 12.1" Intel Core i5-3320M 2.6GHz / 4GB / 320GB

13600mAh

Features

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Asus Taichi 21 11.6" Intel Core i7-3517U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 256GB

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

2.has a front camera
Asus Taichi 21 11.6" Intel Core i7-3517U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 256GB

A front camera, also called secondary camera, can be used for video chats/selfies.

3.has stereo speakers
Asus Taichi 21 11.6" Intel Core i7-3517U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 256GB

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

4.has GPS
Asus Taichi 21 11.6" Intel Core i7-3517U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 256GB

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

5.number of microphones

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Lenovo Miix 520

4

6.Has an optical disc drive
Asus Taichi 21 11.6" Intel Core i7-3517U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 256GB

An optical disc drive (ODD) allows you to use CDs and DVDs for reading and/or writing data.

For example

Acer Aspire 5 17.3" Intel Core i3-6006U 2GHz / 8GB / 1TB HDD

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