Alongside the new OLED creator laptops, Asus also launched the latest ZenBook 14 ultrabook with Intel CPU in Nepal. The company has updated it with AMD Ryzen variants as well. So, let’s walk through the specs, features, official price, and availability of the Asus ZenBook 14 2022 (Intel and AMD) in Nepal.
Asus ZenBook 14 (2022) Overview:
Design and Display
Asus ZenBook 14 comes in an all-aluminum chassis that measures 16.9mm in thickness and weighs around 1.4 kg. The company offers the laptop in Ponder Blue and Aqua Celadon color options. However, only the former is available in Nepal for now.
Opening the lid, you are greeted with a 14-inch 2.5K IPS screen with a modern 16:10 aspect ratio. It’s a standard 60Hz panel (although you’ll also find 90Hz models in the international market) with 100% sRGB coverage. Likewise, the screen boasts a brightness of up to 400 nits.
Performance and Memory
Under the hood, the 2022 iteration of ZenBook 14 (UX3402) brings the latest 12th Gen Intel CPUs. It’s the Core i7-1260P version that is available in Nepal. This processor consists of 4 performance and 8 efficiency cores. It also boasts clock speeds of up to 4.4GHz.
Likewise, the AMD version of the ZenBook 14 2022 (UM3402) comes with the refreshed Ryzen 5000 series CPU. In Nepal, you can get the Ryzen 5825U model which has 8 cores and 16 threads.
Another difference between the Intel (UMX3402) and AMD (UM3402) version of the Asus ZenBook 14 can be found in the memory. The Intel variant ships with the latest LPDDR5 RAM whereas the AMD version sticks to older LPDDR4X due to hardware restrictions.
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Rest of the Specs
Asus ZenBook 14 (UX3402) is fueled by a 75Wh battery with 18 hours of rated battery life. It charges via USB-C port and is compatible with any PD charger with a 5-20V range. Asus does include a 65W charger in the box, which can charge the battery up to 60% in 49 minutes.
You can also use USB-C ports for external display and data transfer. ZenBook 14 UX3402 has two of them, both of which support Intel’s Thunderbolt 4. In addition, there is one USB-A, one HDMI, one combined audio jack, and a MicroSD card reader.
Asus ZenBook 14 2022 (UX3402 / UM3402) Specifications:
- Design & Build: All-aluminum, 12.35W x 8.69D x 0.67H-inches, 1.35 kg (2.98 lbs), MIL-STD-810G compliant
- Color options: Pond Blue, Aqua Celadon
- Display: 14.0-inches Anti-glare IPS LCD panel, LED-backlit, 100% sRGB coverage, 60Hz refresh rate, 90% screen-to-body ratio, 400 nits brightness
- Resolution: WQXGA (2560×1600) resolution, 16:10 aspect ratio
- Keyboard: Backlit Chiclet (single color), 1.4mm key travel
- Trackpad: Glass-covered, Precision Touchpad (PTP), NumberPad (Optional)
- Intel: 12th Gen Intel Core i7-1260P
- AMD: Ryzen 7 5825U
- Intel: up to 32GB LPDDR5 RAM
- AMD: up to 32GB LPDDR4x RAM
- Storage: up to 1TB PCIe 3.0 / PCIe 4.0 SSD
- Intel: Iris Xe (integrated)
- AMD: Radeon Vega (Integrated)
- Audio: Stereo audio, Harman Kardon certified, Smart Amp
- Battery: 4-cell 75 Watt-hours Li-Ion battery (4S1P)
- Power Supply: Type-C, 65W AC Adapter
- Webcam: IR webcam (720p / 1080p) with Windows Hello support
- Connectivity: WiFi 6E (802.11 ax), Bluetooth 5.0
- I/O ports:
- Intel: 2x Thunderbolt, 1x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A, 1x HDMI 2.1 TMDS, 1x 3.5mm audio jack, Micro SD card reader
- AMD: 2x USB Type-C, 1x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A, 1x HDMI 2.1 TMDS, 1x 3.5mm audio jack, Micro SD card reader
Asus ZenBook 14 (UX3402) Price in Nepal and Availability
The official price of the Asus ZenBook 14 (2022) in Nepal starts at Rs. 146,666 for the AMD (UM3402) version with Ryzen 5825U, 16GB LPDDR4X RAM, and 512GB SSD. The Intel variant is a little expensive at Rs. 166,66 but it brings Core i7-1260P, 16GB LPDDR5 RAM, and 1TB SSD.
You can buy Asus ZenBook 14 2022 (Intel / AMD) from Nagmani International and Nagmani-authorized stores like Hukut.
|Asus ZenBook 14 (2022)||Price in Nepal (Official)||Availability|
|UM3402: Ryzen 5825U, 16GB LPDDR4X RAM, 512GB SSD||Rs. 146,666||Nagmani|
|UX3402: Core i7-1260P, 16GB LPDDR5 RAM, 1TB SSD||Rs. 166,666||Hukut|
- Meanwhile, check out our review of the Asus ZenBook 14 (2020).