Pros

  • Lightweight design with great battery life
  • nVidia Optimus auto-switching graphics

Cons

  • Terrible Webcam
  • Dim screen with poor viewing angles

At A Glance

If you need a lightweight ultraportable laptop that can handle various tasks, the Asus U33Jc is a great choice.

Manufacturer’s Description

Protecting nature is a joint effort that unites us all, but it doesn't have to exclude innovative design, memorable style and powerful computing potential. With a U Series Bamboo Collection notebook, you can do your part for the environment without compromising cutting edge computing and stylish mobility. It's the natural choice, really.

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number U33JC-A1
Battery Information
Battery Chemistry Lithium Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity 5600 mAh
Interfaces/Ports
HDMI Yes
Total Number of USB Ports 3
Number of USB 2.0 Ports 2
Number of USB 3.0 Ports 1
VGA Yes
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 13.30 "
Display Screen Type Active Matrix TFT Color LCD
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Screen Mode WXGA
Screen Resolution 1366 x 768
Backlight Technology LED
Switchable Graphics Yes
Graphics Controller Manufacturer NVIDIA, Intel
Graphics Controller Model GeForce 310M, Graphics Media Accelerator HD
Graphics Memory Capacity Up to 1 GB
Graphics Memory Technology DDR3 SDRAM
Wi-Di Technology Yes
Storage
Storage Size 500 GB
Hard Drive RPM 5400
Optical Drive Type No
General Information
Manufacturer ASUS Computer International
UPC Code 884840670230
Manufacturer Part Number U33JC-A1
Brand Name Asus
Product Name U33JC-A1 Notebook
Marketing Information

Protecting nature is a joint effort that unites us all, but it doesn't have to exclude innovative design, memorable style and powerful computing potential. With a U Series Bamboo Collection notebook, you can do your part for the environment without compromising cutting edge computing and stylish mobility. It's the natural choice, really.

Product Model U33JC-A1
Product Type Notebook
Manufacturer Website Address http://usa.asus.com
Product Series U33
Memory
Memory Card Supported Secure Digital (SD) Card, MultiMediaCard (MMC), Memory Stick, xD-Picture Card, Memory Stick PRO
Standard Memory 4 GB
Maximum Memory 4 GB
Memory Technology DDR3 SDRAM
Memory Standard DDR3-1066/PC3-8500
Number of Total Memory Slots 2
Memory Card Reader Yes
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • U33JC-A1 Notebook
  • Standard Battery
  • AC Adapter
  • Network & Communication
    Wireless LAN Yes
    Wireless LAN Standard IEEE 802.11b/g/n
    Ethernet Technology Gigabit Ethernet
    Bluetooth Yes
    Physical Characteristics
    Height 1.0"
    Width 12.9"
    Depth 9.3"
    Weight (Approximate) 63.52 oz
    Color Bamboo
    Built-in Devices
    Webcam Yes
    Microphone Yes
    Processor & Chipset
    Processor Manufacturer Intel
    Processor Type Core i3
    Processor Model i3-370M
    Processor Speed 2.40 GHz
    Processor Core Dual-core (2 Core)
    Cache 3 MB
    Chipset Manufacturer Intel
    Chipset Model HM55 Express
    Software
    Operating System Windows 7 Home Premium
    Operating System Architecture 64-bit
    Input Devices
    Pointing Device Type TouchPad

    Performance

    Overall Performance
    WorldBench 6 Score 103.0
    Battery
    Battery Life 7:00   (hh:mm)
    Office Productivity
    Web Browsing 272.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Office Suite Use 355.0   seconds (lower is better)
    File Compression 208.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Content Creation
    Image Editing 419.0   seconds (lower is better)
    GPU Graphics Rendering 357.0   seconds (lower is better)
    CPU Graphics Rendering 450.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Video Encoding 241.0   seconds (lower is better)
    DVD Burning 374.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Video Editing 196.0   seconds (lower is better)
    Gaming
    Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 800 by 600 60.68   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Unreal Tournament 3, Medium, 1024 by 768 45.58   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 800 by 600 52.86   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Unreal Tournament 3, Highest, 1024 by 768 39.6   Frames per second (higher is better)
    Multitasking
    World Bench 6 Multitasking 342.0