During CES, Asus announced updates to a handful of new laptops within its ZenBook and Chromebook lineups, as well as a detachable Transformer and business-class AsusPro.
ZenBook 3 Deluxe
First in a number of ZenBook updates is the ZenBook 3 UX490UA, or ZenBook 3 Deluxe. The updated ZenBook 3 Deluxe features up to an Intel Core i7-7500U, up to 16GB of DDR4-2400 memory, and up to 1TB of PCIe SSD storage. The ZenBook 3 Deluxe also includes two Thunderbolt 3 over USB Type-C ports which can be used to for external graphics docks, UHD displays, and power delivery.
The ZenBook 3 Deluxe features a 13-inch-long, 0.5-inch-wide aluminum chassis. The cooling system consists of a single 0.3mm-wide liquid-crystal-polymer impeller and 0.1mm-thick copper alloy heat pipes. The Deluxe sports a 14-inch Full HD display with a Corning Gorilla Glass 5 surface. The small laptop also packs a full-sized keyboard with a 1.2mm key travel and a glass trackpad with a fingerprint sensor.
The Asus ZenBook 3 Deluxe UX490UA with an i7-7500U and 16GB of memory will be available in May for $1,699.
|ZenBook 3 Deluxe UX490UA|
|Processor||-Intel Core i7-7500U|
-Intel Core i5-7200U
|Operating System||-Windows 10 Home|
-Windows 10 Pro
|Memory||-16GB LPDDR3 2133MHz Onboard memory|
-8GB LPDDR3 2133MHz Onboard memory
|Display||14.0″ (16:9) LED backlit FHD (1920×1080) 60Hz Glare Panel with 72% NTSC with 178˚ wide-viewing angle display|
|Graphics||Intel HD Graphics 620|
|Storage||-1TB PCIe Gen 3 x 4 SSD|
-512GB PCIe Gen3x4 SSD
-256GB SATA3 SSD
|Keyboard||Illuminated chiclet keyboard|
|Networking||-802.11 ac Wi-Fi|
-High quality stereo speakers with Harmon Kardon tuning Asus SonicMaster Premium technology
|Interface||-Thunderbolt 3 over USB Type-C x 2|
-USB Type-C Gen 1
-Combination audio jack
-Multi-format card reader
|Battery||4-cell 46W lithium-polymer|
|Adapter||Output: 20V DC, 3.25A, 65W|
Input: 100 -240V AC, 50/60Hz universal
|Dimensions||12.97 x 8.43 x 0.5 inches (WxDxH)|
|Weight||2.42lbs with battery|