A sleek silver multipurpose laptop, the Asus R509JA-EJ4124W with 15-inch Full HD anti-glare display boasts a fast 512GB SSD storage that boosts its responsiveness and USB-C connectivity. This lightweight laptop performs well in everyday use with its 8GB of RAM and Intel Ice Lake Quad Core i7 processor with Iris Plus G7 graphics module capable of running light games.
Performance, battery life of the Asus R509JA-EJ4124W
The Asus R509JA-EJ4124W is a lightweight 15-inch High Definition laptop designed for everyday multipurpose use.
It features a low-power Ice Lake Quad Core i7-1065G7 processor (tested by us) coupled with 8GB of RAM to provide good overall performance to suit many users.
Although it is an older generation, the Core i7 still directly integrates the Iris Plus G7 graphics module (which we tested), thanks to which you can watch photos and videos but also play light titles.
The storage is entrusted to a 512GB SSD, a capacity in line with the standard hard drives.
However, if you need more space, you can of course use an external storage unit. Opting for a USB-C/USB 3.0 device is then an interesting solution to obtain fast transfers.
Good point for those who are ready to play the screwdriver, a 2.5-inch slot is available to insert a second SSD or hard drive if needed.
In any case, an SSD offers several advantages compared to a hard drive, such as lower power consumption, silent operation, greater robustness and higher speed.
As a result, the SSD guarantees a much better fluidity and reactivity in use than a simple hard disk.
Thanks to the SSD, starts/stops are much faster as well as the launching of applications, and we reach faster the maps of online games.
As for the autonomy of this mobile computer whose transport is facilitated by the controlled weight, bet on approximately 5 hours of operation on battery in light use.
Asus R509JA-EJ4124W Specifications
|15.6″ Full HD NanoEdge thin edges 45% NTSC 200cd/m² (1920×1080, anti-reflective/matte)
|Intel Core i7-1065G7 Ice Lake (1.3 GHz, 4 cores, TDP 15W)
|Installed RAM (max)
|8 GB (4 GB soldered + 4 GB) DDR4 2400 MHz (20 GB), 1 slot (occupied)
|Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 integrated into the processor
|512 GB M.2 SSD (NVMe PCIe 3.0 x2) + 1 free 2.5 inch slot
|2 USB 2.0 + 1 USB 3.0 + 1 USB 3.1 Type-C (Gen1), HDMI 1.4, microSD
|Wi-Fi 5ac, Bluetooth 4.1
|2 Sonic Master speakers
|Windows 11 64 bit
|Announced autonomy / Battery
|5 hours / Li-Ion 2 cells 32Whr
|Weight / Dimensions (mm)
|1.8 Kg / 360.2 x 234.9 x 22.9
The Asus R509JA-EJ4124W versus the competition
The Asus R509JA-EJ4124W is currently offered by ElectroDépôt and is positioned in the average of its category where we can find competitors equipped with a more recent and powerful processor.
Asus R509JA-EJ4124W chassis, connectors, screen
With its light silver design, but not as thin as an Ultrabook, it has an elegant and discreet appearance.
In terms of connectivity, this versatile laptop is well equipped with its USB-C, its HDMI video output for easy connection to a TV or monitor for example, its wireless Wi-Fi ac and Bluetooth 4.1 modules for remote connections and communications, its audio port or its 3 USBs, all of which are compatible with USB 2.0 and USB 3.0, with USB 3.0 guaranteeing transfers up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0 if a USB 3.0 peripheral is connected.
Thanks to its Full HD definition and its 16/9th format, the screen lends itself well to the display of High Definition contents such as videos. In addition, its anti-reflection treatment also makes it more readable in bright environments (eg outdoor) than a glossy slab.