ASUS brings ZenBook UX305 Ultrabook

ASUS has announced the ZenBook UX305. It is the world’s slimmest 13.3-inch ultraportable laptop at 0.48-inch thin. The pricing starts at $699 for Full HD model.

The UX305 weighs 2.6lbs and features crisp and in-plane switching (IPS) anti-glare displays. It is powered by Intel Core M processor.


Key specs:

# Windows 8.1 OS

# Intel Core M 5Y10 CPU

# Intel HD graphics 5300

# LP DDR3 1600MHz 8GB

# 13.3 inch IPS qHD display

# 256GB SSD

# HD 720p CMOS module camera

# 11.26-inch frameless chiclet keyboard

# ASUS SonicMaster audio system

# Lithium-polymer 45Wh battery

# Output 19V 45W

# input: 100~240V AC, 50/60Hz universal

# 12.8 x 8.9 x 0.5-inch, 2.6lbs

The ergonomic keyboard features an improved layout for accurate typing coupled with touchpad that supports Smart Gestures for precise control of Windows 8.1.

The notebook is available in Obsidian Stone color with ZenBook’s spun-metal finish with its Zen-inspired concentric circle pattern.

The SATA 6.0Gb/s SSD is up to six times faster than a traditional hard disk drive and reduces the boot time on the ZenBook UX305.

The USB 3.0 ports supports ASUS Charger+ technology for recharging of mobile devices. A USB Ethernet adapter is bundled with the UX305.

The ZenBook also has ASUS SonicMaster audio with ICEpower  technology from Bang & Olufsen.

Earlier ASUS launched its EeeBook, a 11.6-inch laptop in India. EeeBook X205 is an 11.6-inch laptop that weighs less than 1kg. It is powered by Windows 8.1 with Bing.

Other features include Connected Standby that enables users to access internet, social apps and email instantly. They can quickly resume from sleep mode.

ASUS will launch EeeBook X205 in four colors — black, white, gold and red.


Vishal Kawadkar


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