Along with new gaming laptops, Asus has also introduced new ZenBook 14 UX431, ZenBook S13 UX392, StudioBook S W700 at the CES 2019. Just as the name suggests the ZenBook 14 sports a 14-inch full HD display, while the ZenBook 13 comes with discrete graphics, thinner bezels, and a new chassis.
The Asus ZenBook 14 UX431 is powered by upto Intel Core i7-8565U, 4C/8T, 1.8GHz with 8MB cache, up to 4.6GHz coupled with NVIDIA GeForce MX150. It sports a 14-inch Full HD (1920×1080) LED-backlit 16:9 NanoEdge display and packs 4GB/8GB/16GB LPDDR3 RAM and up to 1TB PCIe x2 SSD + SATA SSD. It runs on Windows 10.
Connectivity features include dual-band 2×2 802.11ac, 1 USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C, 1 USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A, 1 USB 2.0, 1 HDMI, 1 SD card slot, Bluetooth 5.0. It comes with Quad-speaker Harmon Kardon-certified audio system. The laptop packs 47Wh battery and weighs 1.18 kgs and measures 12.73″ x 8.34″ x 0.63.”
The ZenBook S13 UX392 packs ultra slim-bezels on all corner giving room for more screen to real-estate. It sports a 13.9-inch Full HD (1920 x 1080) LED-backlit IPS NanoEdge display with 100% sRGB color gamut and 400nits brightness. It is powered by upto Intel Core i7-8565U, 4C/8T, 1.8GHz (8MB cache, up to 4.6GHz) coupled with NVIDIA discrete GPU. It packs up to 16GB LPDDR3 2133MHz RAM and upto 1TB PCIe 3.0 x4 SSD storage. Connectivity options and ports include 2 USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C, 1 USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-A, 1 MicroSD, dual-band 2×2 802.11ac.
It comes with 50Wh battery, measures 12.4″ x 7.7″ x 0.5″ and weighs 997 grams. It runs on Windows 10 Professional. The laptop comes with a top bump to keep the webcam and also acts as handy tab for lifting the laptop’s lid.
Lastly, the Asus StudioBook S W700; it sports a 17-inch FHD (1920 x 1200) NanoEdge LED-backlit display with the anti-glare panel, 178° wide viewing angles, 97% DCI-P3 color gamut, 8-bit color. It is powered by the Intel Xeon E-2176M, 6C/12T, 2.7GHz processor, and another model with up to Intel Core i7-8750H, 6C/12T, a 2.2GHz processor coupled with NVIDIA Quadro P3200, 6GB GDDR5 VRAM. It packs up to 64GB DDR4 RAM and up to 4TB PCIe NVMe SSD storage. It has a 57Wh battery and dual-band 2×2 Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax). It runs on Windows 10 Professional.
All the new laptops will be available in the coming months, and the company said that it will announce the pricing and availability closer to launch.