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ASUS Unveils Choice Notebook for the Corporate Elite

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#1
As the new flagship system for the ASUS line of business notebooks, the B80A with a 14.1-inch widescreen is packed with the powerful features, robust security and stylish build that corporate users look for in their notebooks of choice.




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The "corporate elite" fly around in airplanes. They dont lug 14.1" laptops, but 11, 12 and 13" ultraportables.

2.5kg. Lighter than a sack of potatoes, but more of a machine for a "hotdesk administrator".
 
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#3
I was liking the 7200RPM HDD thats in it. I hope Laptop MF's start doing the same. IMO laptops should :

"allow(ing) users to enjoy desktop-like speed when accessing files"
 

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"at the expense of battery life"
SSDs ftw.
If I were a businessman, I'd much rather prefer something like an IBM Thinkpad X300: 13" screen, 64 GB SSD, and enough power for any office/work related app, as well as plenty of battery life.

This isnt a bad laptop though, just a bit too big for the intended market.
 

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not bad, but imo it seems preety basic.
 
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The "corporate elite" fly around in airplanes. They dont lug 14.1" laptops, but 11, 12 and 13" ultraportables.

2.5kg. Lighter than a sack of potatoes, but more of a machine for a "hotdesk administrator".
Actually unless your a jockey ya shoudnt have much trouble lugging em around even my lappy aint to bad and thats with a 17" screen