Computex 2019: Asus unveiled new range of ultra-portable laptops

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Asus has already awe-inspired us at Computex 2019 with its amazing ZenBook Duo and ZenBook Pro Duo. But those weren’t the only laptops Asus launched in the grand tech event. The laptop maker also showcased ZenBook 13, ZenBook 14, ZenBook 15 & ZenBook 30 Edition laptops. And all of these devices come with ScreenPad 2.0, which sets it apart from most of the devices launched in the event. Also, all these laptops also come with a slim metal chassis and a touch-screen display.

Among the four, the ZenBook 13, ZenBook 14, and ZenBook 15 bears similarity with its predecessors in the design aspect. The only difference here is the inclusion of the ScreenPad 2.0 on these models. The ScreenPad 2.0 is an upgraded version of the display-embedded touchpad, which first came on the Asus ZenBook Pro 15 laptop last year. The Asus ZenBook 30 Edition, on the other hand, is a limited edition device released to commemorate the 30 years of business journey of the company.

The major highlight here, the ScreenPad 2.0, comes with a 5.65-inch Full-HD+ (1080 x 2160 pixels) IPS panel with 178-degree viewing angle. It also features precision touchpad (PTP) technology due to which the touchpad supports multi-finger gestures.

Asus ZenBook 13 (UX334)

The ZenBook 13, as implied by its name packs a 13.3-inch display. Enriched with the Full-HD resolution, the display flaunts a 178-degree-wide viewing angle and 95 percent screen to body ratio. On to the performance part, you can configure the device with up to an 8th gen Intel Core i7-8565U processor. RAM can be maxed out at 16GB. And on the storage side, you can get a maximum of 1TB PCIe 3.0 SSD on the board.

Asus ZenBook 13

You also get choices on the graphics department. The base variant gets the Intel UHD 620 graphics, whereas the most premium one will have NVIDIA GeForce MX250 GPU. A 50Wh 3-cell lithium-polymer battery on the device keeps the device running. Asus claims that the battery on this device will last up to 14 hours when it is fully charged. On to the connectivity part, Asus has included a dual-band Gigabit Wi-Fi along with a 3D infrared HD camera.

Asus ZenBook 14 (UX434)

The Asus ZenBook is a slightly bigger version of the ZenBook 13. It features a 14-inch display panel, which comes aboard with Full-HD resolution. The viewing angle is the same at 178-degrees. However, you can only get a screen to body ratio of 92% on this one.

asus zenbook screenpad

Performance wise, you can get up to 8th gen Intel Core i7-8565U processor on its best one. The base variant gets the modest i5-8265U. Nonetheless, all of its variants come with MX250 GPU with 2GB of dedicated GDDR5 VRAM. So you won’t be missing out much even while choosing the affordable variant. As far as the memory side of things, you can configure this device with 16GB RAM and 1TB of PCIe 3.0 SSD.

Asus ZenBook 15 (UX534)

The ZenBook 15 comes with a 15.6-inch display. The resolution on this device can be selected between the Full-HD and 4K Ultra-HD depending upon the sharpness you need on its screen. It also comes with a 92 percent screen to body ratio that means the bezels are fairly minimal.

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You also get the Core i7-8565U processor on the best variant of the ZenBook 15. Memory wise, you can boost its performance with up to 16GB of RAM. And to store your files, you can configure the device with 1TB of PCIe 3.0 SSD at maximum. On the graphics side, the best one here gets Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650 graphics card with Max-Q design and 4GB of GDDR5 VRAM. Asus has also included a sizable 71Wh battery, which promises to keep the device awake for a prolonged period.

Asus ZenBook 30 Edition (UX334FL)

As the device is brought to commemorate the 30 years long business journey of the company, it comes with a fancier design than the rest. To ensure that, Asus has used a premium hand-stitched Italian leather design with a Pearl White finish on the top. Despite having classy looks and design, this one shares most of the features with the affordable ZenBook 13.

asus zenbook 30 edition

The laptop features 13.3-inch Full-HD display surrounded by narrow bezels across its rims. Talking about the performance, you can get the maximum output from the device with i7-8565U processor, 16GB RAM, and MX150 GPU. And the storage can be configured with up to 1TB PCIe SSD at max. As far as the battery is concerned, a 50Wh battery provides the juice.

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