Pros: Look, the laptop is fantastic looking- massive, with a beautiful display; all I really wanted in terms of its physical appearance. The first feeling I had was that if I walked into a business meeting and pulled this out of my pack, everyone would wonder what it is that I had in store.
Cons: Unfortunately, however, from the second the Windows 8 installation was finished- that is, after the 4-5 hour setup- I was immediately troubled with a faulty track-pade, HORRENDOUS download speed (average 90 kbps pre-update), and physical memory that literally felt like 1gb. I am 25 years old and I have been using computer since I was roughly seven years old. This literally felt like someone slightly better than my 1GB RAM "Ultra System" of 1999, with a massive headach...
Pros: Have not even got past the updates to evaluate the pros.
Cons: I get my necessary software loaded (quickbooks, office, and am prompted to restart. After a restart, I am greeted with a message saying "configuring windows options". Cool, must be an update. Well after 45 mins stuck @ 15 percent, I start getting a little concerned. Long story short I have to do a system restore, which means I have to re install all of the software that took me 4 hours to install. Not happy about that, I need a machine that just works.
Summary: I am a little dissapointed about my recent purchase, and the main reason being that it didn´t look so big when I saw it over the internet, and the second is that the laptop is very fragile, also there is something wrong with the mouse, it takes it a long time to move the cursor, or to go to where I wanted it to go. I have purchased a computer before over the internet from walmart it was a Toshiba, and I liked it a lot, this one though I am not that impressed.
Summary: I agree with the other review posted; for the amount of money spent the screen and specs are really good. Personally I have no issues using Windows 8. My major issue is/was that the dvd drive keeps randomly spinning. I had never placed a disk in the drive. When a computer is first starting up I can understand the drive activating for a moment, but this drive kept suddenly spinning at weird times, like while using Facebook.
Summary: Windows 8 is suited to touch screen, this product is trying to be all things to all people. I purchased it in in Apri, 13 and already it has developed a fault telling me I need to "repair the PC. I have contacted ASUS and am waiting for a reply!
Summary: J'ai bien reçu mon Asus, rapidement, bien emballé et bel objet, par contre je suis vraiment très déçu de m'apercevoir que la description du produit est inexacte, il est clairement spécifié dans la fiche technique du portable qu'il accepte la connectivité Bluetooth, c'est SURTOUT pour cela que j'ai choisi ce modèle et en réalité, ce portable ne supporte pas le Bluetooth, je suis donc particulièrement déçu par cet achat et ce produit...