Asus presented ZenBook 3 Deluxe: The 13-inch notebook with 14-inch display

At CES 2017, the Taiwanese manufacturer Asus with the (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.

ZenBook 3 Deluxe

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.