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ASUS announces brand new ZenBook 14, 15 and ZenBook Flip 13

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Published Sep 9, 2019, 6:18 pm IST
Updated Sep 9, 2019, 6:28 pm IST
The Zenbook 13 Flip is the world's most compact convertible laptop
All new ZenBook models have been torture-tested to military-grade (MIL-STD-810G) reliability standards. (Photo: AP)
 All new ZenBook models have been torture-tested to military-grade (MIL-STD-810G) reliability standards. (Photo: AP)

Known for its sleek design and best-in-class performance, ASUS has announced new addition to its Zenbook family of laptops: ZenBook 14 (UX434), ZenBook 15 (UX534), and ZenBook Flip 13 (UX362).

The new ASUS ZenBook 14 (UX434) and ZenBook15 (UX534) herald a new era of thin, light, compact laptops with four-sided frameless NanoEdge displays that feature ultraslim bezels on all four sides, giving up to an unrivalled up to 95% screen-to-body ratio for a near borderless viewing experience.These two new launches are also equipped with ScreenPadTM 2.0 that upgrades the traditional laptop experience, adding an interactive secondary screen with smartphone-like interface that enhances productivity for endless possibilities.

 

ASUS ZenBook Flip 13 (UX362) is the world’s most compact convertible laptop, serving a frameless NanoEdge displays with ultra-narrow bezels for 10%-smaller footprint. The laptop marks the first ASUS convertible laptop series with a four-sided frameless NanoEdge display design, which uses a unique patent-pending method to rearrange the display PCB board in order to reduce bezel size. It also flaunts the smallest 3D IR webcam with a four-element lens for sharper image quality and fast face-login, even in dark environments.

ZenBook 14 (UX434) and ZenBook 15 (UX534)

Compact Design

With four-sided frameless NanoEdge display featuring ultraslim bezels, the two laptops offer a near-borderless viewing experience with 95% screen-to-body ratio. It also allows a much more compact design, making each of the new ZenBook models the world’s most compact laptops for their respective screen size. In fact, ZenBook 14 is still smaller than most 13-inch laptops on the market. ZenBook 15 has a chassis the size of a standard 14-inch ultraportable laptop, but manages to accommodate a large and immersive 15.6-inch screen.

The intelligent touchpad, evolved-ScreenPadTM 2.0

Powered by the new ScreenXpert software, ScreenPad 2.0 now features a larger 5.65-inch touchscreen, offering many new features and benefits likeenhanced productivity and efficient workflow. It includes a collection of handy ASUS utilities to boost productivity: Quick Key enables one-tap automation of complex keyboard sequences, Handwriting for natural text input, and Number Key for rapid data entry.

Cutting-Edge Components

Built to deliver unbounded on-the-go performance, the new ZenBook features up to the latest 8th Generation Intel Core i7 - 8565U processor and a range of fast graphics options including up to NVIDIA GeForce MX250 discrete graphics on ZenBook 14, whereas, ZenBook 15 is equipped with high-performance NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Max-Q GPU. All models are equipped with up to 1TB PCIe SSDs and up to 16GB of RAM, making them ideal for creating complex documents, mining data, retouching photos, editing videos, or simply taking a gaming break. The new ZenBook series lets you do more, and do it quicker, with an impressive 12.3 hours of battery life for Zenbook 14, and up to an incredible 14.9 hours for ZenBook 15.

Advanced cooling performance

ASUS utilises state-of-the-art components for an advanced cooling system, including an innovative liquid-crystal-polymer fan impeller with 84 blades — an increase of 12% over previous designs — housed in an advanced 3D-curved aerodynamic shroud that can generate 15% more air flow than before. ZenBook 15 (UX534) additionally features an innovative dual-fan with dual heat pipe system to keep the powerful Intel Core i7 processor and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Max-Q GPU cool.ZenBook 14 features an exclusive Quiet Fan app, offering users a choice between slightly higher operating noise and quieter operations for non-intensive tasks.

Comprehensive Connectivity

ZenBook 14 feature the latest USB-C™ port for superfast USB 3.1 Gen 2 data transfers. It is accompanied with a USB 3.1 Type-A port, a USB 2.0 Type-A port, a full-sized HDMI port and a microSD card reader. In addition, all of ZenBook 15’s USB Type-A ports support USB 3.1 Gen 2 speeds. Its memory card reader supports the larger SD card format. Both the laptops have a Gigabit-class dual-band WiFi 5 (802.11ac) and ASUS Wi-Fi Master technology with speeds of up to 1.734Gbps. Bluetooth® 5.0.

Military grade reliability, Enterprise level security

All of the new ZenBook models have been torture-tested to military-grade (MIL-STD-810G) reliability standards, with demanding tests that include environmental extremes of altitude, temperature and humidity, in addition to extensive drop, shock and vibration testing. They also feature TPM 2.0 module for enterprise level security that gives business IT managers a high level of security by providing secure user authentication and remote access to corporate intranets.

ZenBook Flip 13 (UX362)

Stunning & Sleek

With four-sided frameless NanoEdge displays featuring ultra-narrow bezels on all four sides, ZenBook Flip 13 has a screen-to-body ratio of up to an unrivalled 90% for a near-borderless viewing experience.

The world-leading 90% screen-to-body ratio not only provides stunningly beautiful visuals, but gives the laptops ultra-compact dimensions, rendering a 10% smaller footprint than its predecessors — making it the world’s most compact convertible laptops.

Incredible performance

The combination of performance and mobility is a defining feature of the series, and the latest ZenBook Flip 13 features a full complement of high-performance components including the latest 8th Generation Intel® Core™ i7 quad-core CPU, 8GB RAM, ultrafast PCIe® SSDs and gigabit-class Wi-Fi.Work for 13 hours non-stop with a single battery charge.

The new ultrathin webcam

The new ZenBook Flip series has the smallest 3D IR webcam with a four-element lens for sharper image quality and fast face-login, even in dark environments. ASUS has utilised ultrathin camera module, with a four-element lens to produce sharper images and lower noise, while also retaining the camera at the top-bezel location. The advanced infrared (IR) camera on the new ZenBook Flip series has ‘see-in-the-dark’ capabilities that enable fast, reliable hands-free face login with Windows Hello — even in dim environments.

ASUS ErgoLift hinge

Typing for longer durations is no longer a painful experience! The new ZenBookFlip 13 goes the extra mile in ensuring comfort with its exclusive ErgoLift hinge, an engineering masterpiece designed to automatically tilt the keyboard to the most comfortable typing position.

Easy Connectivity

ZenBook Flip 13 includes the latest USB Type-C™(USB-C™) port with its reversible, any-way-up connector design and it also supports display output. All new ZenBook Flip models feature gigabit-class Wi-Fi and ASUS Wi-Fi Master technology, for ultrafast downloads and smooth streaming with greater range and more stable network connections than ever before. Additionally, the latest Bluetooth® 5.0 delivers all the benefits of the latest low-power peripherals and accessories.

Military-grade reliability, enterprise-level security

All new ZenBook models have been torture-tested to military-grade (MIL-STD-810G) reliability standards, with demanding tests that include environmental extremes of altitude, temperature and humidity, in addition to extensive drop, shock and vibration testing.

Pricing & Availability

ASUS ZenBook 13 (UX362)starts from Rs 76990 available on channel, Amazon, Flipkart, and Paytm

ZenBook 14 (UX434) starts from Rs 79990 available on channel, Amazon, Flipkart, and Paytm

ZenBook 15 (UX534) starts from Rs 119990 available on channel, Amazon, Flipkart, and Paytm

Specifications

ASUS ZenBook Flip 13 (UX362)

 

CPU

Intel® Core™ i7-8565U processor

Intel® Core™ i5-8265U processor

 

Display

13.3” LED-backlit FHD (1920x1080) touchscreen

3.5mm-thin bezel with 90% screen-to-body ratio

Wide 100% sRGBcolor gamut

178° wide-view technology

 

Operating system

Windows 10 Home

 

Graphics

Integrated Intel® UHD Graphics 620

 

Main memory

8GB 2133MHz LPDDR3 onboard

 

Storage

512GB PCIe® SSD

 

Connectivity

Dual-band 802.11ac gigabit-class Wi-Fi

 

Camera

HD infrared (IR) webcam (supports Windows Hello)

 

I/O ports

2 x Type-C™ USB 3.1 Gen 1

1 x Audio combo jack

1 x DC in

 

Audio

Certified by Harman Kardon

ASUS SonicMaster stereo audio system with surround-sound; smart amplifier for maximum audio performance

Array microphone with Cortana voice-recognition support

3.5mm headphone jack

 

Battery

50Wh 3-cell lithium-polymer battery

 

AC adapter

65W power adapter

Output: 19V DC, 3.42A

Input: 100-240V AC, 50/60Hz universal

 

 

Dimensions

305 x 196 x 16.9mm

 

 

Weight

Approx. 1.3kg

 

 

 

ASUS ZenBook 14 (UX434)

 

Processor

Intel® Core™ i7-8565U processor

Intel® Core™ i5-8265U processor

 

Display

14" FHD (1920 x 1080) NanoEdge display, optional touchscreen

178° wide-view technology

72% NTSC

Four-sided frameless design, up to 92% S/B ratio

 

Operating System

Windows 10 Home

 

Graphics

NVIDIA® GeForce® MX250, 2GB GDDR5 VRAM

Integrated Intel® UHD Graphics 620

 

Memory

8GB / 16GB 2133MHz LPDDR3 onboard

Storage

1TB PCIe® 3.0 x4 SSD or 512GB PCIe® 3.0 x2 SSD

 

Connectivity

Wi-Fi 5 (dual-band gigabit-class 802.11ac)

Bluetooth® 5.0

 

Cameras

3D IR HD camera

 

Interfaces

USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C™

USB Gen 2 Type-A (Up to 10Gbps)

USB 2.0

HDMI

Micro SD reader

Audio combo jack

 

Touchpad

ScreenPad

5.65” FHD+ (2160 x 1080) Super IPS display

178˚ wide-view technology

Glass-covered for fingerprint and smudge resistance

Precision touchpad (PTP) technology supports up to four-finger smart gestures

 

Audio

ASUS SonicMaster stereo audio system, certified by Harman Kardon

Array microphone with Cortana and Alexa4 voice-recognition support

Battery

50Wh 3-cell lithium-polymer battery

Up to 14 hours battery life4

AC Adapter

65W power adapter, plug type: ø4 (mm)

(Output: 19V DC, 65W)

(Input: 100-240V AC, 50/60Hz universal)

Dimensions

31.9 x 19.9 x 1.69cm

Weight

With standard display: 1.26kg

               

ASUS ZenBook 15 (UX534)

 

Processor

Intel® Core™ i7-8565U processor

 

Display

15.6” FHD (1920 x 1080) NanoEdge display

178° wide-view technology

72% NTSC

Four-sided frameless design, up to 92% S/B ratio

 

Operating System

Windows 10 Home

 

Graphics

NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1650 Max-Q, 2GB/4GB GDDR5 VRAM

Integrated Intel® UHD Graphics 620

 

Memory

16GB 2400MHz DDR4 onboard

 

Storage

1TB PCIe® 3.0 x4 SSD

 

Connectivity

Wi-Fi 5 (dual-band gigabit-class 802.11ac)

Bluetooth® 5.0

 

Cameras

3D IR HD camera

 

Interfaces

USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C™ (display support)

USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-A (up to 10Gbps)

USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A (up to 5Gbps)

HDMI

SD card readers

Audio combo jack

 

Audio

ASUS SonicMaster stereo audio system

Array microphone with Cortana and Alexa4 voice-recognition support

 

Battery

71Wh 8-cell lithium-polymer battery

Up to 17 hours battery life4

 

AC Adapter

120W power adapter, plug type: ø4 (mm)

(Output: 19V DC, 120W)

(Input: 100-240V AC, 50/60Hz universal)

 

Dimensions

35.4 x 22 x 1.89cm

Weight

1.65kg

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