Asus recently began shipping the Asus UL20FT ultraportable notebook. This notebook features an Intel Core i3-330UM processor and boasts up to six hours of battery life.
The Asus UL20FT is very similar to the UL20A, which was available last year. Instead of an Intel Core 2 Duo processor, the UL20FT features one of Intel’s latest Core i3 processors. Below are the rest of the Asus UL20FT’s specs.
- 12.1-inch LED HD display with 1366 x 768 resolution
- 1.2GHz Intel Core i3-330UM processor
- Intel GMA HD Graphics
- 2GB of DDR3 RAM
- 320GB HDD
- 802.11b/g/n WiFi
- 3 USB 2.0
- Card reader
- 6 cell battery for up to 6 hours of battery life
- Dimensions 11.8″ x 8.4″ x 1″
- 3.3 lbs
- Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
Notebooks Review had the chance to review the Asus UL20FT and were pretty impressed with the ultraportable’s performance. However, they only squeezed 4.5 hours of battery life out of it, falling significantly short of the up to 6 hours advertised.
The Asus UL20FT is currently available from Amazon for $629.53. If you are a student and need the notebook as soon as possible so you can have it before the Fall semester begins, you can get free two-day shipping or $3.99 next-day shipping via Amazon Prime. To sign up for the free Amazon Prime for students offer you need to provide Amazon with your .edu email address, class year and major.