Pros

  • Well equipped
  • Inexpensive

Cons

  • Poorly lit screen
  • Battery life could be better

At A Glance

This inexpensive laptop's price and weight are attractive, but the dim screen is hard on the eyes.

Manufacturer’s Description

To accommodate the increasing demand on better graphic performance, ASUS presents the world's first notebook series A8Jr to utilize ATI Mobility Radeon X2300 GPU for stunning and crisp graphics.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number 90NKPA2132624CAL201Y
Battery Information
Battery Chemistry Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)
Interfaces/Ports
FireWire/i.LINK Yes
DVI Yes
S-Video Yes
Total Number of USB Ports 5
Number of USB 2.0 Ports 5
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 14.00 "
Display Screen Type Active Matrix TFT Color LCD
Aspect Ratio 16:10
Screen Mode WXGA
Screen Resolution 1280 x 800
Graphics Controller Manufacturer ATI
Graphics Controller Model Mobility Radeon X2300
Graphics Memory Capacity Up to 128 MB
Storage
Storage Size 120 GB
Hard Drive RPM 5400
Optical Drive Type DVD-Writer
General Information
Manufacturer ASUS Computer International
UPC Code 884840057024
Manufacturer Part Number 90NKPA2132624CAL201Y
Brand Name Asus
Product Name A8Jr-4P021C Notebook
Marketing Information

To accommodate the increasing demand on better graphic performance, ASUS presents the world's first notebook series A8Jr to utilize ATI Mobility Radeon X2300 GPU for stunning and crisp graphics.

Product Model A8Jr-4P021C
Product Type Notebook
Manufacturer Website Address http://usa.asus.com
Product Series A8Jr
Memory
Memory Card Supported Memory Stick, Secure Digital (SD) Card, MultiMediaCard (MMC), Memory Stick PRO
Standard Memory 1 GB
Maximum Memory 2 GB
Memory Technology DDR2 SDRAM
Memory Standard DDR2-667/PC2-5300
Number of Total Memory Slots 2
Memory Card Reader Yes
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • A8Jr-4P021C Notebook
  • AC Adapter
  • Lithium Ion Battery
  • Carrying Case
  • Mouse
  • Additional Information

    Built in Device:

  • Microphone
  • Notebook Height:

  • 1.4 "~ 1.5"
  • Network & Communication
    Wireless LAN Yes
    Wireless LAN Standard IEEE 802.11a/b/g
    Ethernet Technology Gigabit Ethernet
    Bluetooth Yes
    Bluetooth Standard Bluetooth 2.0
    Physical Characteristics
    Width 13.2"
    Depth 9.6"
    Weight (Approximate) 84.0 oz
    Built-in Devices
    Microphone Yes
    Processor & Chipset
    Processor Manufacturer Intel
    Processor Type Core 2 Duo
    Processor Model T5500
    Processor Speed 1.66 GHz
    Cache 2 MB
    Bus Speed 667 MHz
    Chipset Manufacturer Intel
    Chipset Model 945PM Express
    Software
    Operating System Windows Vista Home Premium
    Input Devices
    Pointing Device Type TouchPad
    I/O Expansions
    Expansion Slot Type ExpressCard

    Performance

    Overall Performance
    WorldBench 6 Score 60.0
    WorldBench 6 Rating Good
    Battery
    Battery Life 2:00:48 AM   (hh:mm)
    Office Productivity
    Web Browsing 658.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Office Suite Use 420.0   seconds (lower is better)
    File Compression 495.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Content Creation
    Image Editing 886.0   seconds (lower is better)
    GPU Graphics Rendering 505.0   seconds (lower is better)
    CPU Graphics Rendering 989.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Video Encoding 326.0   seconds (lower is better)
    DVD Burning 1190.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Video Editing 288.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Gaming
    Far Cry, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 54.36   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Doom 3, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 21.87   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Performance
    World Bench 5 Multitasking 620.0
    Number of Included Batteries 1.0