Pros

  • Unique leather-bound exterior
  • Ample I/O ports (even HDMI)

Cons

  • Mouse buttons feel a little junky

At A Glance

Lightweight and leather lined, with very long battery life, the U2E has plenty to like inside.

Manufacturer’s Description

The ASUS U2E-B2B Notebook reinvents luxury computing experience with delightful detailing and advanced performance. Enjoy revolutionary entertainment on the go with Intel Core2 Duo processor in U2E-B2B enables breakthrough mobile performance, new high-definition capabilities and improved battery life.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number U2E-B2B
Battery Information
Battery Chemistry Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)
Interfaces/Ports
DVI Yes
Total Number of USB Ports 3
Number of USB 2.0 Ports 3
VGA Yes
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 11.10 "
Display Screen Type Active Matrix TFT Color LCD
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Screen Mode WXGA
Screen Resolution 1366 x 768
Graphics Controller Manufacturer Intel
Graphics Controller Model GMA X3100
Graphics Memory Technology DDR2 SDRAM
Graphics Memory Accessibility Shared
Storage
Storage Size 160 GB
Solid State Drive Capacity 32 GB
Solid State Drive Interface Serial ATA
Optical Drive Type DVD-Writer
General Information
Manufacturer ASUS Computer International
UPC Code 884840230939
Manufacturer Part Number U2E-B2B
Brand Name Asus
Product Name U2E-B2B Notebook
Marketing Information The ASUS U2E-B2B Notebook reinvents luxury computing experience with delightful detailing and advanced performance. Enjoy revolutionary entertainment on the go with Intel Core2 Duo processor in U2E-B2B enables breakthrough mobile performance, new high-definition capabilities and improved battery life.
Product Model U2E-B2B
Product Type Notebook
Manufacturer Website Address http://usa.asus.com
Product Series U2E
Memory
Memory Card Supported Memory Stick, Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO, Memory Stick PRO Duo, MultiMediaCard (MMC), Secure Digital (SD) Card, miniSD Card
Standard Memory 3 GB
Maximum Memory 4 GB
Memory Technology DDR2 SDRAM
Memory Standard DDR2-667/PC2-5300
Number of Total Memory Slots 2
Memory Card Reader Yes
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • U2E-B2B Notebook
  • 2x Lithium-Ion Batteries
  • AC Adapter
  • Bluetooth Mouse
  • Carrying Bag
  • Operating System Recovery Disk
  • Network & Communication
    Wireless LAN Yes
    Wireless LAN Manufacturer Intel
    Wireless LAN Model Wireless WiFi Link 4965AGN
    Wireless LAN Standard IEEE 802.11n
    Ethernet Technology Gigabit Ethernet
    Bluetooth Yes
    Bluetooth Standard Bluetooth 2.0
    Physical Characteristics
    Height 1.1"
    Width 10.9"
    Depth 7.6"
    Weight (Approximate) 46.4 oz
    Built-in Devices
    Webcam Yes
    Microphone Yes
    Finger Print Reader Yes
    Processor & Chipset
    Processor Manufacturer Intel
    Processor Type Core 2 Duo
    Processor Model U7600
    Processor Speed 1.20 GHz
    Processor Core Dual-core (2 Core)
    Cache 2 MB
    Bus Speed 533 MHz
    Chipset Manufacturer ATI
    Chipset Model GM965 Express
    Software
    Operating System Windows Vista Business
    Input Devices
    Pointing Device Type TouchPad
    I/O Expansions
    Expansion Slot Type ExpressCard

    Performance

    Overall Performance
    WorldBench 6 Score 53.0
    WorldBench 6 Rating Poor
    Battery
    Battery Life 7:11:53 AM   (hh:mm)
    Office Productivity
    Web Browsing 571.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Office Suite Use 443.0   seconds (lower is better)
    File Compression 531.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Content Creation
    Image Editing 888.0   seconds (lower is better)
    GPU Graphics Rendering 819.0   seconds (lower is better)
    CPU Graphics Rendering 1515.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Video Encoding 474.0   seconds (lower is better)
    DVD Burning 785.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Video Editing 393.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Gaming
    Far Cry, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 9.14   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Doom 3, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 5.8   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Performance
    World Bench 5 Multitasking 756.0
    Number of Included Batteries 1.0