Asus U43Jc Review -Themes go green, or back to nature seems to be selected when designing the Asus Bamboo Series notebook like this U43Jc model. Unlike the notebook in general that use synthetic plastic material or other material, this one Asus notebook covered with a layer made from bamboo.
Although not all parts of the chassis coated with bamboo, but the selection of this material will reduce the use of environmentally friendly material that is less or more difficult to be recycled such as aluminum or other material.
Specifications and Features
Asus offers three models namely U53Jc Bamboo Series notebook, U43Jc, and U33Jc. Everything supports the latest Intel processors ranging from Pentium Dual Core, Core to Core i7 i3 with DDR3 memory up to 4GB via two memory slots are available. But only U43Jc are present in the Indonesian market.
Significant differences among the three which is the size of the screen. U53Jc measuring 15.6 inches, U43Jc 14 inches, while U33Jc size of 13.3 inches. Although different sizes, all three sailing LED backlit which supports a resolution of 1366x768 (16:9 ratio and support HD resolution).
Asus U43JcUntuk multimedia comfort, GeForce 310M embedded Intel GMA complement the existing HD. As for the audio side, users are spoiled with SRS Premium Sound audio-based and optical drives Multi DVD or Blu-ray drive. Here are brief specs Asus U43Jc:
- Display 14 "16:9 HD (1366x768) LED backlit
- CPU & Chipset Intel Core i7 620M (2.66 GHz up to 3.33 GHz), Mobile Intel Express HM55
1066MHz DDR3 memory up to 4GB (2x SODIMM)
- Connectivity 802.11b/g/n WLAN
- Storage SATA 2.5 "320GB - 640GB 5400/7200rpm
- Camera : 2 megapixel
- Audio SRS Premium Sound
Input / Output
VGA, 2 USB 2.0, LAN, Audio, Card Reader, HDMI
4400/5600 mAh Battery 8 cell Whrs 63/84
6 cell 4400 mAh 47 Whrs
Dimensions 344 x 241 x 220-318mm
Weight 2.14 Kg (with 6 cell battery)
Operating system Windows 7 Ultimate, Professional, or Home Premium
Warranty 1 year
In U43Jc, Asus provides a technology called Super Hybrid Engine (SHE). This technology is claimed to be able to boost processor performance up to 11 percent or can be to save battery life for notebook can be used up to 10.5 hours.
Asus U43Jc chiclet keyboard design but quite 'bouncy' when used. The entire surface until the touchpad palmrest wrapped bamboo layer also makes the notebook is pleasing to the eye.
Asus U43JcSayangnya, when we try, this notebook touchpad is comfortable to wear. Quite long time we need time to adjust to how to use this notebook touchpad. It may be that this is also a reason why Asus also includes a bamboo-coated mouse on packing U43Jc sales.
While working, Nvidia's technology-supported Optimus allows users to switch easily between Intel's integrated graphics to save energy or Nvidia chip is also available to boost the graphics performance.
We charge the Asus U43Jc with 6 cell battery up to full. After that, use the option of performance and maximum brightness, we carry this notebook to various activities. Working with Office applications, enjoying music, browsing, email, instant messaging, and streaming video over Wi-Fi connection we're doing with this notebook. As a result, the available battery capable of supplying power to about 3 hours 45 minutes.
For information, the time this article was derived, Asus U43Jc marketed at a price of U.S. $ 1,209
- High-performance processors and graphics
- Features a full multimedia
- Users need to adapt to this notebook touchpad