Asus has announced the availability of its high performance, ultraportable laptop, the ZenBook Pro UX501, in India. Featuring a slim and stylish form factor, the ZenBook Pro UX501 is a compact powerhouse that delights eyes with a superb 15.6-inch VisualMaster IPS display, a stunningly-detailed 4K/UHD resolution and an amazing pixel density of 282 pixels per inch (PPI).

The ZenBook Pro UX501 features a compact form factor with just 0.81-inch thickness for easy portability and is sculpted using lightweight aluminium. 

At the heart of the ZenBook Pro UX501 is an ultra-powerful quad-core Intel Core i7-4720HQ processor backed with 16GB of RAM. The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M graphics processor (GPU) empowers the ZenBook Pro UX501 with game and necessary graphics performance. The GTX 960M features 2GB of fast GDDR5 video memory for smooth 4K/UHD video playback and powerful 3D processing for image and video editing.

The ZenBook Pro UX501 also features a next-gen 512GB PCIe x4 SSD with read/write speed up to 1400MB/s which is 16 times faster than standard SATA 6Gbit/s hard disks and twice as faster as the current generation of SSDs.

High-speed 802.11ac Wi-Fi, with speeds of up to 867Mbit/s, provides the ZenBook Pro UX501 with wireless network connectivity three times faster than previous-generation 802.11n. Thunderbolt 2.0 connectivity provides flexible, lightning-fast expansion for external storage devices, docking stations, display and a host of high-speed devices.

The ZenBook Pro UX501 has a 15.6-inch VisualMaster multi-touch display with an ultra-sharp 4K/UHD 3860 x 2160 resolution, four times higher than Full HD resolution, and an incredible pixel density of 282PPI with wide 178° viewing angles.

The laptop will be available across retailers and channel partners, including Flipkart and Asus Exclusive Stores for a starting price of Rs. 115,999.

Model Name UX501JW-FJ221H
LCD Cover Color & Decoration Aluminum, Dark Gray, Spin hairline, ASUS logo
On board processor Intel® Core™ i7-4720HQ Processor, 2.6 GHz (6M Cache, up to 3.6 GHz)
Operating System Windows 8.1 (64bit)
Chipset Mobile Intel® HM87 Express Chipsets
Total System Memory 8GB + DRAM DDR3 8G
Storage PCIEx4 512G M.2 SSD
Display 15.6'//LED Back-lit//Ultra Slim 300nits//QFHD 3840x2160 16:9//NTSC:72%//Touch//Wide angle viewing
External video display modes HDMI 1.4
Displayport 1.1A
Video Graphics NVIDIA GeForce GTX960M (N16P-GX)
Video memory GDDR5 2GB
Video Camera HD web camera
Wireless 802.11bgn+Bluetooth 4.0 (Dual band)
LAN 10/100/1000 Mbps
Card Reader Sepc: SDMMC
USB Port 3x USB 3.0
Interface 1x Headphone-out & Audio-in Combo Jack
1x mini Display Port
1 x Thunderbolt
Audio Built-in speaker
Built-in microphone
Built-in array microphone
Bang & Olufsen ICEpower®
Sonic Master
Weight (Kg) 1.78 KG (Without Battery)
2.27 KG (with 6 cell battery)
Dimension (cm) 38.3(W) x 25.5(D) x 2.06 ~ 2.13 (H) cm
AC Adapter 120W AC Adapter
Output : 19V DC, 6.3A, 120W
Input : 100~240V AC, 50/60Hz universal
Battery 96WHrs, 3S2P, 6-cell Li-ion Polymer Battery Pack
Keyboard Type Chiclet Keyboard
Illuminated Chiclet Keyboard
Keyboard Specification ASUS 348mm keyboard with 19mm full size key pitch, integrated Numeric keypad