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Stunningly light, powerfully beautiful
The newly-redesigned U31SD offers the sheer power of new 2nd generation Intel® Core™ processors in a sleek and light form factor that’s fun and easy to carry with stylish portability. You can get more done over a full day of computing with exclusive ASUS Super Hybrid Engine energy optimization, plus everyone will notice your new and elegant notebook, as it clocks in at under an inch in profile – so slim, but so capable!
New Intel® Core™ and NVIDIA® GeForce® power for fun and productivity
Packing 2nd generation Intel® Core™ i3 and i5 standard voltage processors, the U31SD delivers all the benefits of Sandy Bridge technology – better multitasking, faster performance and more vivid multimedia. Add to this discrete, DirectX® 11-compatible NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 520M graphics with 1GB video memory and up to 8GB of system RAM, and you get a notebook that fields serious power for every application. Whether working on your next presentation, watching a movie or even gaming, the U31SD gives you plenty of performance breathing space.
All-day computing with Super Hybrid Engine
Thanks to exclusive ASUS Super Hybrid Engine technology, the U31SD can switch between different power modes depending on the task at hand. This leads to big energy savings, so the battery lasts up to 10 hours and you can keep using the U31SD without depending on frequent recharging. Extend your computing range with confidence, free from shut-down worries.
Thin, light – eminently portable!
Under an inch thick and very light but totally durable for everything you want to use it in. That’s the wonder of the design that has gone into the U31SD, a notebook that doesn’t sacrifice performance in the name of style and mobility – it gives you all the best of every world.
- Operating System: Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit)
- Display: 13.3-inch LED-backlit HD display (1366 x 768)
- Processor: 2nd generation Intel Core i3-2310M processor (2.1GHz)
- Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 520M 1GB GDDR3 VRAM
- WLAN: 802.11 b/g/n (@ 2.4GHz)
- LAN: 10/100/1000 Mbps Ethernet
- Memory: 4GB DDR3 SDRAM, 2 x SODIMM Sockets (up to 8GB)
- Storage: 500GB 5400RPM hard drive
- Camera: 0.3 megapixel
- Speakers: Stereo speakers with EAX 5.0 sound
- Microphone: Digital Array Microphone
- Card Reader: 3-in-1 card reader (MMC/SD/MS)
- Input / Output:1 x Mic-in, 1 x Headphone-out, 1 x VGA port/Mini D-Sub 15-pin for external monitor, 3 x USB 2.0 ports, 1 x USB 3.0 port, 1 x Gigabit LAN, 1 x HDMI
- Battery: 8 cell
- Dimensions: 12.9 x 9.2 x1–inches (W x D x H)
- Weight: 4lbs (with 8 cell battery)
- Color: Silver
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