attractive / thin 15.6 inch laptop with solid construction but with some problems.
J. Hwang "jinfromla", Amazon
1 week ago
Summary: Pros: Very attractive thin relatively light design. Feels REALLY solid. Full sized chiclet kebyoard is comfortable to type on. Includes a number pad if you use it. I have never used it. The dual video cards are more a hindrance than a useful feature. When the laptop switches over to the nvidia card there is a considerable pause and you can't do anything while it does this. It gets old real quick.
After almost 4 years of usage...it is still working well!
20 October 2013
Summary: This laptop's battery life is slightly shorter nowadays and instead of running 9 to 11 hours on a single charge, it is now doing about 6 to 8 hours on a single charge. Other than that, it is still working well!
Summary: ASUS UL50Vt-A1 is a good computer and does everything as expected.Except, the plastic bezel (around the LCD display) near the hinge is crack and broken and now I have a perfectly functional laptop but cannot be used due to poor mechanical design!
Summary: I bought it in March 2010 for the following reasons: -500 GB hard drive -4 GB RAM -SD port! -3 USB ports -DVD player -9 hour battery life -Number Pad -Thin build, Quiet, Cool Serious issues came later, but upon familiarizing myself with the computer I encountered some nuances: -The mousepad turned out to lag when browsing; On several occasions it even froze forcing me to restart using the keyboard.
Summary: This was the best laptop I'd ever owned. I wish it had more memory and a better screen, and I'd still be using today. The form is amazingly slim, keyboard is full size, brushed aluminum is spectacular. Would be a great find refurbished, especially if your needs aren't too robust.
Owned for 2 years, still as good as the day I bought it
Joshua J. Danziger, Amazon
27 April 2012
Summary: I have owned this computer for over 2 years now, purchased in February of 2010 and I am very please with what I received. The battery is actually 9 hours when doing basic web surfing (not videos or music), word processing, and other basic functions which I do on a regular basis. I like the big screen for watching movies since I do not have a TV. It is very thin and light. The speed is wonderful and runs so very smooth.
Summary: The computer I bought is awful.... I didn't realize right off because it was a Christmas present but the function key doesn't work nor does the HDMI port. It is supposed to be refurbished, this computer appears to have just been repackaged and sent out. Computer is nice but I should have known from the great price something was wrong.
Summary: I ordered this laptop off of newegg.com with a custom processor and heat sink. i quickly realized i'd been had. this laptop lures you in with its promise of long battery life and amazing graphics, when in reality the battery only lasts 5 hours at the very best. the swivel joints that raise and lower the screen crack A LOT. the only way to avoid this is to physically put your thumbs on the joints as you're closing and opening it.