ASUS X409 is one of ASUS entry-level notebook with lightweight and stylish design. The laptop is built on the 8th generation Intel core processors with up to 16GB 2400MHz RAM and NVIDIA® GeForce Graphics card.
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This all-rounder 14-inch entry-level laptops sports a NanoEdge display, a dual-storage design with up to a 512GB PCIe® SSD and 1TB HDD with a rich, crystal-clear audio experience which is backed up by a safe fast-charging and longer-lasting battery.
Asus X409 Key Specifications
- 14-inch LED-backlit Full HD (1920 x 1080) optional (1366 x 768) 16:9 Anti-Glare Panel with 45% NTSC
- Windows 10 Pro, Window 10 Home
- Up to 8th Generation Intel Core i7 CPU Processor
- NVIDIA® GeForce® MX250 (X409FL) or NVIDIA® GeForce® MX110 (X409FB)
- UP to 16 GB RAM
- 128GB/ 256GB / 512GB SSD
- Up to 1TB 5400 rpm SATA HDD
- Hybrid Storage
- VGA Webcam
- Built-in 2 W Stereo Speakers with Microphone
- 3 -Cell 32 Wh Battery
The ASUS X409 offers an ultrathin and lightlight design. It is refers to as one of the world’s smallest all-rounder 14-inch laptops thanks to its portable build.
This compact laptop comes with an elegant yet durable all-metal chassis which measures a dimension of 325 x 216 x 22.9 mm and weighs 1.5Kg.
Furthermore, the ASUS X409 laptop features the NanoEdge display which boasts wide 178° viewing angles. This display allows the screen to spread all the way to the edges of the laptop.
The laptop comes comes with thin bezels around the screen and measures 77.5% screen-to-body ratio, thus, provides a larger screen area for immersive viewing experience.
Although, the laptop comes with thin bezel around the sides, it sport a slightly thick bezel at the top which host the VGA Webcam and the bottom where ASUS logo is inscribed.
ASUS X409 chassis and lids are made of aluminum alloy with unique concentric-circle edges.
The chassis is host a full-size backlit keyboard which is ergonomically-designed with one-piece construction and has 1.4mm key travel distance between each key, hence, provides a comfortable typing experience.
Below the keyboard sits a smooth and functional touchpad with multi-touch gesture support. The pad accommodates the fingerprint sensor positioned at the top right hand side for quick and easy logins with Windows Hello.
Above all, this portable laptop packs a lot of port for connectivity including; HDMI port, a USB 3.0 Type-A port, one Type-C USB 3.0, two USB 2.0 port, and microSD card slot.
ASUS X409 is equipped with a diagonal 14-inch display with more than one display features. This is slightly smaller than the ASUS X543 that features a 15.6-inch display.
The base model is a 14-inch HD screen with LED-backlit and an anti-glare display panel. It comes with a resolution of 1366 x 768 alongside 60Hz refresh rate, 45% NTSC color-gamut.
This laptop also has a model with 14″ diagonal FHD anti-glare display panel with LED-backlit. It features a 1920 x 1080 resolution with 60Hz refresh rate, 45% NTSC color-gamut.
Above all, is a 14″ diagonal FHD display with LED-backlit anti-glare display panel and 1920 x 1080 resolution, 60Hz refresh rate, 45% NTSC color-gamut. This model however comes with wide 178° viewing angles, hence, producing clearer and more advance viewing result than others.
All three models offers access to clearer view of images. The 16:9 screen aspect ratio allows you to enjoy a bigger view of picture, videos and contents.
Sporting the latest 8th Gen Intel core processors, the ASUS X409 can be customize with either a Core™ i7 8565U, Core™ i5 8265U or Core™ i3 8145U CPU.
This CPUs are paired with NVIDIA® GeForce® MX110 for the X409FB model and NVIDIA® MX250 discrete graphics for the X409FL model.
Furthermore, for maximum functionality, the ASUS X409 has up to 16GB DDR4 RAM and up to 512GB PCIe SSD. It also offers up to 1TB HDD, hence, there is enough storage space.
ASUS X409 also features a dual-storage design which gives you the perfect combination of large storage capacity and fast data read/write speeds. It provides best of both worlds: the blistering data speeds of an SSD and the large capacities of an HDD.
This laptopo also comes with the Intel® Optane™ memory1 to help speed things up.
Above all, for smooth user experience, this ASUS laptop run on Windows 10 Pro (64-bit) or the Windows 10 Home 64-bit operating system out-of-the-box.
The Asus X409 comes with a 2-cell Rechargeable lithium-polymer 32Wh battery which, can last 8 hours on in light usage, minimal brightness, and other factors.
This laptop also support fast charging, requiring only 49 minutes to charge a near-flat battery to 60%. It features the ASUS SuperBattery technology which ensures a 3X-longer battery lifespan compared to traditional laptop batteries.
In addition, this laptop has a built-in 2 W Stereo Speakers with Microphone. It also features the ASUS SonicMaster Technology an audio tuning technology with the goal of giving you the very best audio experience.
The Array Microphone is integrated with voice assistant like Alexa and Cortana to make work easier.
Furthermore, for security purpose the Asus X409 comes with fTPM 2.0, HDD user password protection, Security lock, BIOS user password protection and an optional touch fingerprint reader.
For ultra fast connectivity, Asus X409 also features an Integrated Wi-Fi 5 (802.11 ac) alongside the Bluetooth version 4.1 which takes wireless speeds to the next level, for super-smooth connections to the world.
Asus X409 Price and Availability
ASUS X409 price starts at around $599.99 depending on the configuration. In Nigeria, the X409 price starts at around 208,000 Naira. The business laptop is available on ASUS’s official store, website and other third-party e-commerce platforms like Amazon.
Asus X409 Specs
Here are a few specs of the Asus X409:
- OS: Window 10 Pro, Window 10 Home
- Processor: Intel® Core™ i7 8565U Processor, Intel® Core™ i5 8265U Processor, Intel® Core™ i3 8145U Processor
- GPU: NVIDIA® GeForce® MX250 (X409FL) or NVIDIA® GeForce® MX110 (X409FB)
- Memory: up to 16 GB SDRAM
- Colours: Transparent Silver, Slate Grey, Peacock Blue
- Dimension: 325 x 216 x 22.9 mm (WxDxH)
- Weight: 1.5 kg
Display & Keyboard
- Display: 14.0-inch (16:9) LED-backlit HD (1366×768) 60Hz Anti-Glare Panel with 45% NTSC; 14.0-inch (16:9) LED-backlit FHD (1920×1080) 60Hz Anti-Glare Panel with 45% NTSC; 14.0-inch (16:9) LED-backlit FHD (1920×1080) 60Hz Anti-Glare Panel with 45% NTSC with wide 178° viewing angles
- Keyboard: Chiclet keyboard
- Pointing Device: Touchpad
- Built-in Storage: 128GB/256GB/512GB PCIe SSD, up to 1TB 5400 rpm SATA HDD
- Optical Storage: Yes
- Bundled Cloud Storage: –
Ports & Connectivity
- Webcam: VGAWebcam
- USB Ports: 1 x Type-A USB 3.0, 1 x USB 2.0 port(s), 2 x USB 2.0 ports.
- HDMI: Yes 1 port
- Thunderbolt Ports: –
- DisplayPort: –
- VGA: –
- Ethernet (RJ-45): –
- SD Slot: Yes
- Mic/Headphone: Yes
- WLAN: Integrated Wi-Fi 5 (802.11 ac)
- Bluetooth: Yes, bluetooth® 4.2
- NFC: –
- Docking Connector: –
- Mobile Broadband: –
- Touch Fingerprint Reader
- BIOS user password protection
- HDD user password protection
- Security lock
- fTPM (Firmware-based Trusted Platform Module)
- Built-in 2 W Stereo Speakers with Microphone
- ASUS SonicMaster Technology
- Multi-format card reader
- Battery: 2 -Cell 32 Wh Battery
- Use Time: Up to 8 hours