Asus ZENBOOK UX305CA-FC147T
Good choice, take 2. Asus' update of the Zenbook UX305 is not extensive by any means with a Skylake m3 CPU instead of a Broadwell SoC standing out as the notable difference. In the other areas, the UX305CA inherits both the strengths and weaknesses of the predecessor, which still makes it a solid choice in our book. This time around, we are taking a look at the version of the subnotebook with Full-HD display panel.
With 2-in-1 multi-function notebooks being released at what can only be described as a furious pace, "regular" Ultrabooks or subnotebooks hardly stand out these days. At one point, Asus' Zenbook line of sleek slim-and-light ultraportables with their metal unibody-chassis and gorgeous looks were the hottest ticket in town, despite their comparatively high price. While the glory might have faded a bit, Asus still churns out high-quality - and in case of the UX305CA - very affordable and upscale subnotebooks. At one point, this Zenbook would have been called an Ultrabook, but with Intel now mandating a touchscreen to qualify for the moniker, the UX305CA actually isn't one. It ticks all the boxes otherwise: it's slim, very light and offers decent enough performance.