Asus, the Taiwan based company revealed a new business ultra portable laptop to their BU400 series with ASUSPRO BU400V. Comes with a stylish dark brushed-hairline finish design with just 20mm thin, carbon frame with anti-shock hard drive and G-sensor hardware to keep your critical data secure and safe and weighs only at 1.64kg, as well as latest generation of Intel Ivy Bridge ULV platform that backed by latest Intel technology that designed for business user, such as Intel® Small Business Advantage, vPro Technology and Smart Connect Technology, the BU400V ultrabook provides more than enough performance, portability and security features that you need for daily office tasks and multimedia tasks. If you really are concern about quality and have more budget, we think this model is aimed for you. Interested? Check short review, detail specification and features below.
As we mentioned above, ASUSPRO BU400V ultrabook will be provides ultimate computing and multimedia experience. Under the hood, the ultrabook comes with a Intel Core i5 3317U Processor for base configuration and a 1.9 G Intel Core i7 3517U Dual Core Processor that features 4 MB L3-Cache, Hyperthreading technology and Turbo Boost 2.0 technology to increase clock rates up to 3.0 GHz. It also incorporated with a Intel Chief River HM77 for chipset, 4GB of DDR3 1600 MHz SDRAM (upgradable to 8GB) and working on up to Windows 8 Pro as the operateing system for highest model.
Speaking of graphics performance and display, Asus BU400V Business laptop brings a 14 inch HD/HD+ LED Backlight anti-glare display and NVIDIA NVS 5200M dedicated business graphics card with 1GB DDR3 VRAM and supports a turbo mode up to 715 MHz provides beautiful colors, good brightness and clear photo and video. Of course, you will also find a HD Web Camera built into bezel with internal digital microphone for face to face video communication and VGA port/Mini D-sub plus HDMI port for external monitor and HDTV connector. Sadly, like VivoBook U38DT laptop, this machine also lacks optical drive.
In term of connectivity and port, the latest generation of ASUSPRO BU400 series will be equipped with a Microphone-in/Headphone-out jack, three USB 3.0 port, 2 -in-1 card reader with support Secure Digital cards and MMC card, 10/100/1000 Base T with RJ port, Kensington lock slot, Bluetooth™ V4.0 and 802.11 a/b/g/n WLAN for wireless connection. Dimension are 339 x 234 x 19.78 ~20.48 mm and bundled with a 4 cell 3585 mAh Lithium Ion battery.
Other features are a Finger Print Reader, Trusted Platform Module, Computrace LoJack for laptops, true-comfort spill-resistant keyboard for fast and comfortable typing with precision touchpad and stereo speakers with ASUS SonicMaster Lite Technology for stunning audio experience. Unfortunately, the company did not yet announced about pricing and availability of ASUSPRO BU400V business ultrabook at this moment, but as soon as we get more information, we will updated this reports.