Asus X407UB

Asus X407UB is a traditional laptop that comes with entry-level discrete-class graphics card. It uses one of Intel’s power efficient processors, either Core i3-6006U, i3-7100U, i5-7200U or i7-7500U. All those processors have two cores and 4 threads with Hyper Threading technology. Most of them have HD Graphics 620, with the 6th gen i3-6006U as the exception, which integrates HD Graphics 520. Graphics performance is slightly boosted by NVIDIA GeForce MX110 with 2GB GDDR5 graphics memory. However, it’s not powerful enough if you need to play graphics demanding games at high settings.

Asus X407UB

With a SO-DIMM socket, it supports up to 8GB of DDR4 2400MHz SDRAM. There are two storage slots inside. The first slot is for a hard drive, either 500GB or 1TB 5400rpm. On the other slot, it can also have a Solid State Drive, either 128GB or 256GB. That means you can get ample storage space with a hard drive plus high-speed storage if it’s configured with Solid State Drive as well.

Sized at 14-inch display has a refresh rate of 60Hz and a color gamut of 45% NTSC. The slim bezel makes it looks modern. It has anti-glare panel, makes it comfortable to look at the display under direct lighting. There are two display variants: HD (1366 x 768 pixels) and Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels). Color mode can be adjusted easily with Asus Splendid technology, by which you can choose between four modes: Normal, Vivid, Eye Care and Manual. In addition, video quality is enhanced by Tru2Life Video technology.

Ports on the Asus X407UB include a USB 2.0 port, a USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type A port, a mic-in / headphone-out combo jack, a DC-in jack and an HDMI output port. It’s equipped with a standard non-backlit keyboard for typing. As for pointing device, it has a touchpad with multi-touch control. A microSD card slot is also available, while optical drive is not included.

There’s a VGA web camera for video conferencing. For wireless data transfer, it features Bluetooth v4.1 and either 802.11b/g/n or 802.11ac Wireless LAN. The manufacturer also includes its SonicMaster technology for improving audio output. This laptop ships with a 3 cells 33 Whr battery along with a 45W AC power adapter. It has dimensions of 328 x 246 x 21.9 mm and weighs 1.5 kg. If you need a laptop with entry-level discrete-class graphics card, it may suit your needs. If you don’t need the discrete GPU, you can choose X407UA instead.

Asus X407UB Specifications

Operating System
Windows 10 Home
Windows 10 Pro

Intel Core i3-6006U (2 cores, 4 threads, 3 MB L3 cache, 2.0 GHz)
Intel Core i3-7100U (2 cores, 4 threads, 3 MB L3 cache, 2.4 GHz)
Intel Core i5-7200U (2 cores, 4 threads, 3 MB L3 cache, 2.5 GHz, Turbo Boost up to 3.1 GHz)
Intel Core i7-7500U (2 cores, 4 threads, 4 MB L3 cache, 2.7 GHz, Turbo Boost up to 3.5 GHz)

Anti-glare, 60Hz, 45% NTSC, LED backlit
Asus Splendid technology

HD (1366 x 768 pixels)
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)

Graphics Card
i3-6006U: Intel HD Graphics 520
i3-7100U, i5-7200U or i7-7500U: Intel HD Graphics 620
NVIDIA GeForce MX110 with 2GB GDDR5 graphics memory

1st slot (5400rpm Serial ATA HDD): 500GB or 1TB
2nd slot (SATA3 SSD): 128GB or 256GB

System Memory
1 x SO-DIMM socket
Maximum: 8 GB

Optical Drive

2W speakers and built-in microphone
ASUS SonicMaster technology

Inputs & Controls
Chiclet keyboard
Multi-touch touchpad

Input/Output Ports
1 x USB 2.0
1 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type A
1 x mic-in / headphone-out combo
1 x DC-in
1 x HDMI output

microSD card slot

Bluetooth v4.1
802.11b/g/n or 802.11ac Wireless LAN

VGA 480p web camera

3 cells 33 Whr battery
Input: 100-240V AC, 50/60Hz universal
Output: 45W (19V DC, 2.37A)

Dimensions and Weight
Width: 328 mm
Depth: 246 mm
Height: 21.9 mm
Weight: 1.5 kg (with battery)

Security Features
BIOS booting & HDD user password
Security cable lock
fTPM (Firmware-based Trusted Platform Module)

Icicle Gold
Star Grey

Asus X407UA

Ivan Andrianto

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