The Perfect Fit for Work and Play Experience enhanced multitasking and mobile computing capabilities with the new AMD processors. ASUS Power4Gear automatically adjusts fan speeds for quiet computing and prolonged battery life. A Palm Proof technology-equipped touchpad distinguishes between the contact surfaces of the palm and fingers to prevent inadvertent cursor movements during typing. Shop Modal header Powered by the latest AMD processors Equipped with the latest AMD processors, the ASUS A42DE delivers the best mobile performance in its class, be it for work or play. Graphics by ATI The ASUS A42DE comes with the ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5470 graphics processor with 512MB DDR3 VRAM to deliver a mind-blowing visual performance. A slim, stylish profile With its slim and stylish profile, the ASUS A42DE is the everyday computing companion that you can conveniently take with you wherever you go. Ergonomic keyboard design The chiclet keyboard’s wide anti-dust keys ensure user comfort even after extended periods of typing. SmartLogon facial recognition access A secure and convenient alternative to password logins, the ASUS A42DE’s SmartLogon facial recognition feature will learn how to recognize you in varying light conditions, even in instances when you are wearing headgear. Intuitive Multi-touch touchpad The ASUS A42DE’s multi-touch touchpad allows you to easily scroll through web pages and pinch-zoom in and out of images. Power4Gear ASUS Power4Gear automatically adjusts fan speeds for quiet computing and prolonged battery life. Palm Proof technology The Palm Proof technology-equipped touchpad distinguishes between the contact surfaces of the palm and fingers to prevent inadvertent cursor movements during typing. A Compelling Multimedia Experience The ASUS A Series notebooks deliver an immersive multimedia experience through its high definition LED panel and SRS Premium Sound™ via Altec Lansing® speakers for a compelling multimedia experience. With HDMI support, the expansion possibilities are limitless, connecting to HDMI-capable TVs, consoles and entertainment systems. Sunken hinge design Experience a more comfortable viewing angle with the ASUS A42DE’s sunken hinge design.