At CES 2017, the Taiwanese manufacturer Asus with the ZenBook 3 Deluxe (UX490) introduced a new high-end notebook, which has a display with a diagonal of 14 inches, however, is found in a case for 13-inch notebooks.
The high-end series ZenBook got a new model, the Asus especially the new MacBook Pro (2016) will compete.
According to Asus, is this is a special feature because the ZenBook 3 Deluxe can with particularly narrow frames come up on the screen, the just measure 7.46 millimeters.
This made it possible for the manufacturer to ship a 14-inch display in a housing that is meant for a screen with 13 inches diagonal.
Top-Performance dank Kaby Lake
Of course, a high-end notebook is not only a beautiful appearance but also a powerful hardware.
The IPS panel with a diagonal of 14 inches has a resolution of 1,920 x 1,080 pixels and thanks to the new processors Intel Core i5-7200U and Core i7-7500U, based on Kaby Lake architecture, ZenBook 3 Deluxe has sufficient computing power, This is joined by a brisk memory on LPDDR3 base and an SSD with up to 1TB of storage.
Same as the MacBooks have the ZenBooks only via USB-C interfaces.
Both ports support course Thunderbolt 3 and allow the flat design of only 12.9 millimeters.
ASUS ZenBook 3 Deluxe: Overview of technical data
|Asus ZenBook 3 Deluxe|
|Display||14.0 inch IPS with 1,920 x 1,080 pixels (FHD)|
|processor||The Core i5-7200U the Intel (2.5-3.1 GHz), Kaby Lake
the Intel the Core i7-7500U (2.7-3.5 GHz), Kaby Lake
|graphic card||Intel HD 620 (IGP)|
|random access memory||up to 16GB LPDDR3|
|HDD||512 GB or 1 TB (M.2 SSD)|
|connections||2 x USB-3.1-Typ-C/Thunderbolt 3|
|connectivity||Bluetooth 4.1, WLAN 802.11 a/b/g/n/AC|
|battery pack||46 Wh|
|speaker||4 speakers (Harman Kardon) with surround sound|
|Dimensions||329,6 x 214 x 12,9 Millimeter|
|weight||1.1 kg (including battery)|
|operating system||Windows 10 Home, Windows 10 Pro|
|particularities||Chiclet keyboard with lighting, touchpad with a fingerprint sensor|
ASUS ZenBook 3 Deluxe: Price and Availability
Between the end of the first and beginning of the second quarter, the ASUS ZenBook 3 Deluxe (UX490) should be available at a starting price of 1,599 euros.