Asus Zenbook UX305FA


On 2015-12-14, I got me the UX305. It's the base level model in the range, with 4GB RAM, 128GB SSD, an FHD screen, and Intel Core M CPU (M-5Y10c). It it great value at R10k ($600 in USA), so it didn't feel too much of an indulgence, given I still have the Vaio Pro 13.

Like the older laptop, I had to change 2 lines in /usr/share/alsa/alsa.conf:

defaults.ctl.card 1
defaults.pcm.card 1

What makes the Vaio Pro 13 better:

Given all above, this is overall a better laptop: