ASUS U31SD-XA1 13.3-Inch Laptop (Silver)

ASUS U31SD-XA1 13.3-Inch Laptop (Silver)
Item# AZ_B005BNP5WE_H
Regular price: $839.00
Sale price: $755.00
Availability: Usually ships in 1-2 weeks

Product Description

The ultra-stylish compact 13.3-inch U31SD-XA1 notebook delivers impressive multitasking performance and long-lasting battery life for up to 9 hours1 of unplugged freedom. From Web browsing to more intensive tasks like gaming, the U31SD-XA1, powered by the second generation Intel® Core i3-2310M processor and DirectX® 11-compatible NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 520M graphics with 1GB video memory and 4GB of system RAM, and you get a notebook that fields serious power for every application.

Featuring NVIDIA Optimus Technology, the U31SD-XA1 works like a hybrid car delivering performance and battery conservation depending on your task at hand. Under an inch thick and very light but totally durable for everything you want to use it in. That's the wonder of the design that has gone into the U31SD-XA1, a notebook that doesn't sacrifice performance in the name of style and mobility – it gives you all the best of every world.

Stunningly Light . Powerfully Beautiful

Key Features

  • ASUS Super Hybrid Engine for optimal system performance and up to 9 hours of battery life
  • Second Generation Intel Core i3-2310M processor with Intel Hyper-Threading Technology delivers responsive and efficient multitasking performance
  • NVIDIA GeForce GT 520M graphics card with 1GB DDR3 VRAM and NVIDIA Optimus Technology for smooth HD playback and Direct X 11 causal gaming with smart, battery-saving efficiency
  • Sleek brushed aluminum design for an understated style that protects from minor scratches and abrasions
  • Lightweight and less than 1-inch at its thinnest point for effortless grab-and-go portability
  • 500GB hard drive and 4GB of DDR3 system memory for ample storage space and enhanced multitasking
  • High-speed wireless N for connectivity to nationwide Wi-Fi hotspots
  • HDMI connectivity to easily connect to a compatible HDTV or external display for Full 1080p HD visuals and 8-channel digital surround sound support 

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    Balancing Performance and Mobility

    Balancing Performance and Mobility The newly-redesigned U31SD-XA1 offers the sheer power of the second generation Intel® Core i3-2310M processor in a sleek and light form factor that's fun and easy to carry with stylish portability. You can get more done over a full day of computing with exclusive ASUS Super Hybrid Engine energy optimization. With up to 9 hours of unplugged freedom,1 the built-in ASUS Super Hybrid Engine uses both hardware and software to optimize system performance, control fan noise, and ensure long-lasting, charger-free mobility through selectable power profiles. Whether it is maximizing battery life or performance, each profile is enhanced for virtually any user scenario you can imagine—putting you in full control of the notebook.

    The Intel Core i3-380M processor delivers a fast and responsive experience. Plus, it has Intel Hyper-Threading Technology that enables 4-way multitask processing at the same time to quickly switch between applications. NVIDIA Optimus Technology furthers battery savings by detecting system load and automatically switching between discrete and embedded graphics. It seamlessly gives you power when you need it and energy efficiency for less demanding tasks.

    Visually Powerful, Aesthetically Pleasing

    Visually Powerful, Aesthetically Pleasing Featuring the NVIDIA GeForce GT 520M graphics card with 1GB DDR3 VRAM, experience eye-catching visual performance while editing photos, watching movies, or playing Direct X 11-enabled casual games. The 13.3-inch LED-backlit HD display delivers vibrant clarity with a native resolution of 1366x768 and a 16:9 viewing ratio.

    The U31SD-XA1 also boasts a brushed aluminum design that blends sophisticated style with robust durability. The award-winning chiclet keyboard allows for a comfortable typing experience and the multi-touch trackpads provides effortless 3-touch navigation. Lightweight and less than 1-inch at its thinnest point, the U31SD-XA1 comfortably fits into carrying cases, making it an ideal choice for a business and school.

    Complete Connectivity

    Complete Connectivity The U31SD-XA1 comes with high-speed wireless N connectivity (@2.4GHz) to let you connect to the thousands of nationwide hotspots. Easily transfer data and connect peripherals with its built-in 3-in-1 card reader (SD, MMD, MS) and three USB 2.0 ports. HDMI ready, supersize your entertainment to any compatible HDTV or external display with Full 1080p HD playback and 8-channel surround sound support.

    Relax, ASUS Has You Covered

    Ranked as the #1 most reliable PC brand by 3 independent sources,2 readers and editors alike choose ASUS as their trusted notebook and netbook. ASUS tirelessly strives to exceed expectations of quality to ensure you an unmatched peace of mind every time you start your PC.

    This notebook also comes with the industry's most comprehensive warranty.

    1 Year ASUS Global Warranty3

    Offers a level of coverage that would add hundreds of dollars to the price of competing laptops:

  • 1 year global warranty
  • 30 day Flawless Display Guarantee
  • 2-way free standard shipping
  • 24/7 tech support
  • 1 Year Accidental Damage Protection (ADP)3

    Whether your notebook is damaged by accidental spills, drops, electrical surges, or fire, ASUS will fix it or replace it for you during the first year after purchase.

  • Covers accidental drops, spills, power surges, and fire damage
  • Target 3 business day turnaround time for repair / replacement; not including receiving and shipping time
  • 1-way shipping (from ASUS to the user) at no additional cost
  • 24/7 toll-free phone support

  • Specifications

  • Operating System: Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit)
  • Display: 13.3-inch LED-backlit HD display (1366 x 768)
  • Processor: 2nd generation Intel Core i3-2310M processor (2.1GHz)
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 520M 1GB GDDR3 VRAM
  • WLAN: 802.11 b/g/n (@ 2.4GHz)
  • LAN: 10/100/1000 Mbps Ethernet
  • Memory: 4GB DDR3 SDRAM, 2 x SODIMM Sockets (up to 8GB)
  • Storage: 500GB 5400RPM hard drive
  • Camera: 0.3 megapixel
  • Speakers: Stereo speakers with EAX 5.0 sound
  • Microphone: Digital Array Microphone
  • Card Reader: 3-in-1 card reader (MMC/SD/MS)
  • Input / Output:1 x Mic-in, 1 x Headphone-out, 1 x VGA port/Mini D-Sub 15-pin for external monitor, 3 x USB 2.0 ports, 1 x USB 3.0 port, 1 x Gigabit LAN, 1 x HDMI
  • Battery: 8 cell
  • Dimensions: 12.9 x 9.2 x1–inches (W x D x H)
  • Weight: 4lbs (with 8 cell battery)
  • Color: Silver
  • Condition: Re-newed
  • Warranty : 90 days