The new generation of Asus notebooks is here. Presented at CES 2018, the Asus Zenbook 13 is one of them. It is a laptop that combines the power of Intel Core processors of the eighth generation with a weight less than one kilo.
Let’s take a look at all its specifications to learn more about this terminal. Also, that will arrive in the market during 2018, at a price yet to be confirmed.
Elegant and ultralight design
Asus has wanted to bet on a beautiful product and has succeeded. With a matte aluminum chassis in black or pink, the Asus Zenbook 13 looks very attractive. Also, weighing so little, only 985 grams, becomes a convenient and easily transportable option, ideal for highly mobile professionals.
Its LED screen of 6o Hz has a size of 13.3 inches, with Full HD resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels). Your keyboard is illuminated, so we can continue using it in low visibility environments. On the sides, it includes two USB 3.0 type A ports, one USB type C port, one HDMI port, one microSD card slot and one audio minijack port.
|screen||13.3-inch LED panel with Full HD resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels)|
|Processor|| Intel Core i5 8250U
Intel Core i7 8550U
|RAM||8 or 16 GB|
|Graphic card||Intel UHD Graphics 620 integrated|
|Audio||Technology ASUS SonicMaster
|Storage||Up to 512 GB SSD SATA3 or up to 1 TB SSD PCie|
|Battery||5000 mAh, 3 cells|
|Connections||WiFi 802.11 AC, Bluetooth 4.2|
USB 3.0, HDMI, microSD and audio minijack
|Dimensions||130 x 216 x 13.9 cm (985 grams)|
|Featured features||Illuminated keyboard|
The small size and lightness of this Asus Zenbook 13 does not limit you in terms of power. We can choose between Intel Core i5 or i7 eighth generation processors , also admitting up to 16 GB of RAM.
The graphics card is an integrated Intel UHD Graphics 620, and regarding storage, we can reach up to 512 GB of SSD SATA3 or up to 1 TB SSD PCIe. As we see, it is a luxury of equipment for the most demanding users.
Windows 10 and Cortana
The operating system of this Asus Zenbook 13 is Windows 10, being able to take advantage of Cortana to the maximum since it includes built-in micro thanks to which we will be able to communicate with the virtual assistant.
Also, thanks to the fingerprint reader included next to the keyboard, and we will have at hand the virtues of Windows Hello, thus being able to shield our computer against unwanted intrusions, which is a plus for security.
Movie viewing, as well as listening to music, earn points on this notebook by including two 1W stereo speakers with a Harman Kardon n sound system, as well as taking advantage of Asus SonicMaster sound technology.
Availability and price
The big question now is to know the cost of this laptop. Because it can become our right choice if it is an economic proposal. For now, we have given the first look; now we can wait for official confirmations. If you had thought about getting a laptop this year, you should expect a bit until you know what the final conditions of this Asus Zenbook 13 are.