Which laptop should I buy: ASUS Zenbook UX331FA-DB71 or Asus Zenbook UX333FA-SH51 ?

Aug 15, 2019
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UX331FA: https://www.staples.ca/products/2948448-en-asus-zenbook-ux331fa-db71-133-inch-notebook-18-ghz-intel-core-i7-8565u-512-gb-ssd-8-gb-lpddr3-windows-10-home#product_description

UX333FA: https://www.staples.ca/products/2911947-en-asus-zenbook-ux333fa-sh51-cb-133-inch-notebook-16-ghz-intel-core-i5-8265u-256-gb-ssd-8-gb-lpddr3-windows-10-home

I know they are both very similar laptops, known for portability and good performance on a budget. The models I'm looking at are the same price (those prices are in CAD since I'm Canadian), although the UX333FA model I'm looking at does only have intel core i5 and 256 GB SSD whereas the UX331FA model I'm looking at has intel core i7 and 512 GB SSD. However, I've heard that the UX333FA is a newer model and as such it has an inherently better performance than the previous model, the UX331FA. What I'm not sure of is whether or not the performance of the UX333FA with the intel core i5 is good enough to keep up with the older model that has a better processor, the i7. Is the newer model with a slightly worse processor and half the storage (albeit still a good amount of storage) worth the tradeoff over the older model with a better processor and more storage?

I will mainly be using this laptop for school (hence why the great battery life on both these laptops is essential to me). However, I do want to do video editing on the side (I just started a youtube channel and will be using the laptop to edit videos for that).

So which one would you recommend?
 
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