The Asus Q525UA-BI7T9 is a high-performance multi-mode laptop with elegant design. It features a 15.6 inches that looks pretty good thanks to Full HD 1080p resolution. The hinge supports 360° rotation and the display itself supports touch input of course – otherwise you won’t be able to use it while in tablet mode, tent mode, and stand mode. It also offers accurate colors with 100% sRGB and 178° wide viewing angle.
In terms of performance, it comes with a fast processor and high-capacity system memory. The processor inside is a quad-core Intel Core i7-8550U, which is clocked at 1.8 GHz and has 8MB of Level 3 cache. Turbo Boost technology makes it possible to reach 4.0 GHz. With an Intel UHD Graphics 620 integrated on the processor, it doesn’t have discrete-class graphics card. This laptop is ready for intensive multitasking thanks to 16GB of DDR4 SDRAM at 2400 MHz. It also allows you to store a lot of files on a 2TB hard drive inside.
There is a USB Type-C port, two USB 3.0 ports, an HDMI output port, a headphone/microphone combo jack, and a DC-in jack on the Asus Q525UA-BI7T9. It’s equipped with a chiclet keyboard that has a travel distance of 1.4mm. The touchpad offers easy navigation experience with Smart Gesture support. A fingerprint reader is built on the top right of the touchpad. It’s also compatible with Windows Ink suite and Asus Pen stylus, makes it easy to sketch accurately on the display.
This product is very good on audio side. It comes with stereo speakers form the premium brand, harman/kardon. Like other Asus laptops, it uses SonicMaster audio technology for improving audio output. It also comes with important wireless features including Bluetooth v4.1 and 802.11ac Wireless LAN. For video conferencing, it has a 1.0 MP web camera.
The device is backed by a 3 cells Lithium-polymer battery. With dimensions of 14.3 x 9.7 x 0.8 inches, it weighs 4.19 lbs. It’s appropriate for those looking for a multi-mode laptop with good audio, impressive performance, huge storage space and elegant look, but not for playing high-end games as it doesn’t come with discrete GPU.
Asus Q525UA-BI7T9 Specifications
Windows 10 64-bit
Intel Core i7-8550U (4 cores, 8 threads, 1.8 GHz with Turbo Boost up to 4.0 GHz, 8M L3 cache)
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)
178° wide viewing angle
Intel UHD Graphics 620
2TB 5400rpm hard drive
16GB DDR4 SDRAM (2400 MHz)
harman/kardon stereo speakers
Inputs & Controls
Chiclet keyboard (1.4mm travel distance)
Touchpad with Smart Gesture support
Supports Asus Pen and Windows Ink
1 x USB Type-C
2 x USB 3.0
1 x HDMI output
1 x headphone/microphone combo
1 x DC-in
Secure Digital card reader
802.11ac Wireless LAN
1.0 MP web camera
3 cells Lithium-polymer battery
Dimensions and Weight
Width: 14.3 inches
Depth: 9.7 inches
Height: 0.8 inches
Weight: 4.19 lbs.
Microsoft Office 365 Personal (1-month trial)
Sandblasted matte black aluminum