Are you really interested with new multi touch laptop technology but did not want to spend much money? If you think the new multi touch laptop is our range of your budget, we suggest you to take a look at the sub-$300 ASUS K200MA-DS01T laptop. Comes with very reasonably price and ultra light design, the K200MA-DS01T laptop is not a powerful machine but for daily office multitasks and some light multimedia and entertainment tasks this model still provides more than enough performance for daily use in office, school, home or when you on the go.
Based on the Intel Baytrail platform with a 1.86GHZ Intel N2815 Dual-Core Processor, ASUS K200MA-DS01T is not a good machine for gaming and watch video in high resolution. But for basic day to day mobile computing tasks, such as rich internet browsing, word processing, streaming HD video, large spreadsheet works or keep in touch with family or friends, the latest Asus 11.6 inch multi touch laptop still can delivers smooth and seamless performance, even for multi thread tasks, thanks to 2GB of DDR3 RAM and the Intel Burst technology that gives users up to 2.13GHz of processor speed for demanding tasks.
Basically, the K200MA-DS01T is comes with a Black Matte color and made from a high quality plastic material for casing. But the company also released the ASUS K200MA laptop in different colors at some retailer and online store, named Asus K200MA-DS01T-WH (White version) and Asus K200MA-DS01T-BL (Blue version). Like the previous model, the small Asus logo that placed on the center of lid make this machine looks more solid than its competitor. Speaking of size, the light multi touch laptop has dimension in 11.9 x 7.9 x 1.2 inch (30.2 x 20.1 x 3.0 cm) and weighs only around at 2.6 lb (1.18 kg). Yeah, this is not the slimmest 11.6 inch laptop on the market but this machine still easy and perfect for travel companions.
The ASUS laptop integrated with Intel HD graphics and boasts a 11.6 inch High Definition multi touch display with support a 1366 x 768 native resolution. Of course, the LED backlit glossy display also support a 10-point multi touch capabilities. Yeah, this is a gaming machine but for 720p video playback or some older games, the Asus still provides crisp images and beautiful color, thanks to Asus Splendid Video technology. For detailed viewing experience, the latest Asus laptop also has a HDMI port and VGA port, so you can connect your games and video into external digital monitor or bigger HDTV.
The keyboard with island style design is lacks numeric keypad and not designed for user who have large fingers. Above the screen, the integrated front facing camera with internal microphone gives users ability to make a face to face video chats. Other specifications are built in dual stereo speakers, 3.5mm audio combos jack, single USB 3.0 port, dual USB 2.0 port and a 500GB of Serial ATA drive for internal storage. According to some users review, the 3-cell Lithium Ion battery on the inside can produces more than 5 hours and 40 minutes of battery life for office tasks with the screen on the middle brightness setting. The rest of features are Gigabit Ethernet LAN, nice TouchPad, security lock slot, WiFi 802.11b/g/n wireless LAN and more.
Preloaded with the 64-bit version of Microsoft Windows 8.1 for operating system, ASUS K200MA-DS01T 11.6 inch touch laptop is now ready for order in major retailers with a starting price around at $299 and 1 year warranty. Yeah, the Asus is not a powerful machine but for those who really interesting with touch screen laptop and really need a small and light laptop for daily use, the latest K200MA laptop line up is still a great deals and worth for your money. So, what do you think? If you are looking for a bigger laptop and preferred with Asus laptop’s performance, we suggest you to take a look at the Asus X550CA-SI30303T White 15.6 inch laptop that based on the Intel Ivy Bridge processor and priced only around at $349.