Asus today unveiled a new 13.3-inch QHD+ ultraportable laptop at 12.3mm in India priced at Rs 49,999. Asus offers two colour variants namely Obsidian Stone and Ceramic Alloy. The device will be available across all Asus Stores as well as on Flipkart starting May 15. As always Asus has not included any other online store for the sale.
In terms of design, the new ZenBook offers a sleek new wedge-shaped design, which is said to be crafted from solid aluminum and enhanced with diamond-cut highlights.
The 64-bit Windows 8.1 based ultraportable laptop features a 13.3-inch full-HD (1920×1080 pixels) resolution LED-backlit display, and is powered by Intel Core M-5Y10 Processor (4MB cache, 2 cores, 4 threads, 800MHz base frequency, 2GHz Turbo frequency) clubbed with 4GB of RAM and Intel HD Graphics 5300.
As for the inbuilt storage, the Asus Zenbook UX305 includes a 256GB SATA 3 SSD. With a thickness of 12.3mm, According to Asus, the laptop’s thermal management design and IceCool technology keeps it from reaching high temperature during heavy usage.
The new laptop is not the best performer but is definitely the most sexy performer. The looks of the ulrabook are classy and both the colours looks good.
For the connectivity, the Zenbook UX305 equips a total of three USB 3.0 ports with one of the ports supporting Asus Charger+ technology for quick recharging of mobile devices which is very similar to charging via USB C. It further has a Micro-HDMI v1.4 port, a headphone and audio-in combo jack, and a SDXC card reader slot. Since there is not Ethernet port, a USB-to-Ethernet adapter is also bundled. It features a 3-cell Li-ion Polymer battery
This time Asus is aiming for the power users who would like to to do every possible task with their beast.