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Asus EeeBook X205TA Notebook Pros, Cons & FAQ

If you are coming across this post then I am pretty sure that you are looking for the budget Laptop or Netbook at the budget of Rupees 15,000. If you are on tight budget or looking for a secondary laptop for daily use then Asus EeeBook X205TA Notebook is the best choice. The Asus EeeBook is the entry level Windows 8.1 running Laptop come netbook which you can use for day to day purpose. If you are looking for a secondary or laptop for browsing, presentations, document editing works and portability then the Asus EeeBook X205TA is the great choice for the price of 15,000 INR. I have been using this laptop for regular usage for past 30 days and now am mentioning the pros and cons of the Asus EeeBook X205TA Notebook.

Asus EeeBook X205TA Pros & Cons

Asus EeeBook X205TA Pros, Cons & FAQ


Battery life

The very first thing I liked about the device is the battery backup of the laptop. The Battery lasts up to 12 hours on browsing the web pages and doing some basic editing works. If you are watching movies and videos then it could last up to 7-9 hours without any issue. So this Laptop would be a great choice if you travel a lot as you won’t get time to charge your device often.

Design and weight

The next good thing about the Asus EeeBook Notebook is its design and the weight. The laptop looks premium and it weighs only 990 grams which less than a KG. While holding this Laptop, you will feel like having the prototype of the device. You can carry it every day where ever you go without much difficulties. Keeping the weight and the battery life of the device, this Laptop could be the best option for the college students.

Smart Gesture Trackpad

For this price, I couldn’t get anything more. The Asus EeeBook X205TA comes with the Asus Smart Gesture which makes the browsing and navigation convenient and faster. The Smart Gesture Trackpad is not even seen in some of the budget Laptop around 25k but the Asus netbook has it. This feature includes, you can use two fingers to navigate the screen up, down or left, right. You can also zoom, right click, navigate pages, view runnings Apps without using the button on the keypad.

Latest Windows OS

Another advantage of getting Asus EeeBook X205TA is that you will have the latest Windows OS loaded in it. The Asus Notebook comes with the Windows 8.1 Operating System out of the box. The windows loaded inside is genuine and original and it also has the Windows 10 update to download. The Laptop comes with the sticker stating ” Plays well with Windows 10″.


Limited Storage

As we have spoke with the pros of the machine, it also has some of the negative points. The main con of the device is the hardware size of the Asus EeeBook. The Laptop comes with the 32GB of internal Storage( hard drive) out of which only 11GB is user available. The remaining space are occupied by the Operating system. You cannot change the size of the inbuilt hard disk but still you can expand the size up to 128GB using the Micro SD card.

Weak Speakers

The Asus Eeebook Laptop has the stereo speaker placed at the bottom of the device. The quality of the output sound is clear but still its very low. The surrounding should be silent in order to hear the audio from the speaker clearly. But still you can use the Earphone while watching the videos and movies.

Finger Print impression

The blue version which I have bought takes lots of finger print impression on the body. I have tried of wiping and cleaning it every now and then but still i got it fixed by sticking a Skin and screen guard.

Asus EeeBook X205TA User Queries and FAQ

Q: What is the free space available out of 32GB in the Laptop?

A: Out of 32GB of internal storage, only around 11GB is user available.

Q: Can we change install the new Hard drive or SSD to the Laptop?

A: No, you cannot insert the new Hardrive but you can insert Micro SD card up to 128GB. Again you can use the external Hard disk and Pendrives.

Q: Can we insert or add more RAM to the Asus EeeBook X205TA?

A: No, the RAM cannot be expanded. Only 2GB RAM and it doesn’t have extra RAM slot.

Q: Can we update Windows 10 in the Laptop?

A: Yes, you can update the Asus EeeBook to Windows 10 which runs on Windows 8.1 by default.

Q: Can we play games on the Asus EeeBook X205TA Notebook?

A: Yes, you can play some small old games like NFS Mostwanted, EA Cricket 07 but running the big games like Shadowgun, Assassin Creed.

Q: Does this laptop comes with pre-installed AntiVirus?

A: Yes, it comes with the McAfee LiveSafe Internet Security.

Q: Does the Laptop gets heated up?

A: At normal and regular usage there is no heating observed.

Q: Does the Asus EeeBook X205TA hangs or lags?

A: For the regular and normal usage there are no lags. But while you open too many Application (say 8-10 Apps), there is bit lag while switching between the Apps or software.

Q: Can we install Applications like Adobe Photoshop, Skype, VLC Player?

A: Yes, all these software can be installed and the Adobe Photoshop works without any issue.

Q: can we use this laptop for coding purpose?

A: Yes, you can use it for coding if you are okay with the size of the screen.

Q: Does the Keyboard has the backlit?

A: No, the keyboard does not light up.

Q: Can we run Minecraft?

A: Yes, you can install the Minecraft but the speed is not good.

Q: Does Asus EeeBook X205TA have Bluetooth, WiFi?

A: Yes, it has Wifi and Bluetooth and works without any issues but the device lacks the LAN port.

Q: Does the Laptop has the HDMI Port?

A: Yes it has, not the regular HDMI port but the Mini HDMI Port.

Q: What are the ports available on the device?

A: The ports available on Asus EeeBook are Charging port, Mini HDMI port, 3.5mm headphone jack and 2 Micro USB port.

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I have mentioned the pros, cons and some of the FAQ , user queries of Asus EeeBook X205TA Notebook. If you are on a tight budget or looking for the secondary Laptop for browsing and portability then this device is the great option. If you have anymore doubts then please leave them in the comments below..For more updates and posts follow us on FacebookTwitter, and Pinterest.

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Vijay Nelson Raj is the founder and Chief Editor of Gadget Gossips. Tech enthusiast| Cricket lover.Follow me on Facebook, Twitter
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