Taiwanese consumer electronics manufacturer ASUS has launched a new laptop for Indian consumers. Dubbed as ZenBook UX305, the latest laptop is just 12.3mm thick and weighs just 1.2Kg. ASUS has claimed that the ZenBook UX305 is the slimmest 13.3-inch laptop in the world till date.
The laptop is the recipient of 2014 Good Design Award from the Japan Institute of Design Promotion (JDP) and 2015 iF Design Award.
The ZenBook UX305 boasts a 13.3-inch QHD IPS anti-glare display with a resolution support of 3200x1800 pixels. The display features an amazing pixel density of 275ppi for crisp, vivid and lifelike images and video. With 300cd/m2 brightness, a contrast ratio of 770:1 and an ergonomic anti-glare coating, blacks are deep, whites are stunningly pure, and the wide gamut (72% NTSC) ensures accurate colours.
Powered by the new Intel Core M-5Y10 processor the UX305 has been aptly backed with up to 8GB worth RAM memory. For the storage, ZenBook UX305 features an 512GB SSD drive with SATA 6GBits/sec performance capability.
The ZenBook UX305 also features the advanced ASUS thermal management design for fanless body. For battery power, ASUS has featured lithium-polymer battery with a claimed battery life of up to 10 hours.
On the connectivity front, the UX305 offers three SuperSpeed USB 3.0 ports, out of which one USB ports supports ASUS Charger+ technology for rapid recharging of mobile devices. A USB-to-Ethernet adapter is bundled with UX305, along with a mini DisplayPort-to-VGA adapter for connecting to an external monitor.
"Today's introduction of our latest ASUS ZENBOOK is our step ahead to make the incredible available for the Indian masses. Being the pioneers of bringing ultrabooks in the country, we comprehend the market for Ultrabooks here and has timely introduced various variants to cater to the demand. Zenbook UX305 is one of our elite ranges of products and will further enhance our Ultrabook Series and quality offerings for our existing and prospective customers," said Peter Chang, Region Head, South Asia & Country Manager – System Business Group - ASUS India
The Zenbook UX305 is available in Obsidian Stone and Ceramic Alloy and is priced at ₹49,999. The device will be available on Flipkart and ASUS Exclusive Stores from 15 May 2015 onwards.
ASUS ZenBook UX305
|LCD Cover Color & Decoration||1A black|
|Top Case Color & Decoration||1A black|
|On board processor||Intel® Core™ M-5Y10 Processor (4M Cache, up to 2.0 GHz)|
|Operating System||Windows 8.1 (64bit)|
|Office||Microsoft® Office 2013 Trial|
|On board memory||4GB|
|How to upgrade memory||Not Available|
|Total System Memory||4GB|
|Storage||SATA3 256G M.2 SSD|
|Display||13.3'//LED Back-lit//Slim 300nits//FHD 1920x1080 16:9//AG//WV|
|External video display modes||HDMI 1.4|
|IGPU||Graphics name defined by CPU|
|Video Camera||HD web camera|
|Wireless||802.11agn+Bluetooth 4.0 (Dual band)-Intel WIDI|
|USB Port||3x USB 3.0|
|Interface||1x Headphone-out & Audio-in Combo Jack
1x micro HDMI
Bang & Olufsen ICEpower®
|Weight (Kg)||1.00 KG (Without Battery)
1.20 KG (with 6 cell battery)
|Dimension (cm)||32.4(W) x 22.6(D) x 1.23 ~ 1.23 (H) cm|
|AC Adapter||45W AC Adapter: Output: 19V DC, 2.37A, 45W: Input: 100~240V AC
|Battery||44WHrs, 3S1P, 3-cell Li-ion Polymer Battery Pack|
|Keyboard type||Chiclet Keyboard|
|Keyboard Specification||ASUS 285mm keyboard with 19.24mm key pitch|
|Antivirus and Tool Software||McAfee Internet Security 2012
|Supplied Accessories||Without carry bag|