ASUS unveiled two new ZenBooks laptops in January. The company claims that ‘they are the thinnest-ever ZenBook models to feature high-performance discrete graphics’.

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These new models are ZenBook UX430 and ZenBook UX530. These ultraportable laptops are available with the latest 7th Gen Intel Core i3-7100U/i5-7200U/ i7-7500U processor up to 16Gb of ram and Nvidia graphics cards.

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Both portable ZenBooks are also small in size. ZenBook UX430 have a screen display of 14-inch, with the small bezels of 7.18 mm it has an 80% screen-to-body ratio. Its thickness is only 15.9 mm and the laptop weight around 1.25 kg. The compact size and light weight make it perfect device for travel.

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ZenBook UX430 has the anti-glare screen to reduce the annoying lights reflections. The 100% coverage of the sRGB color provide vivid colors display. The laptop can be configured up to Core i7 processor, 16GB of ram and 512GB SSD. The graphics card is Nvidia 940MX. According to ASUS, the autonomy of the laptop reaches nine hours. A battery backup for the entire day, so users don’t have to worry about power outlets.

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The UX430 includes reversible USB Type-C (USB-C) port backlit full-size keyboard, USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A port, a Micro HDMI port, SD Card slot and fingerprint reader.

ZenBook UX430 sets the standard for the greatest Windows 10 experience and features an array microphone that supports Cortana, the personal digital assistant that helps users get things done easily

The UX530 has the same elegant design but a larger display. ZenBook UX530 has (anti-glare slim bezel display) of 15.6-inch. It thickness measurement is 16.9mm and weighs only 1.63kg. ZenBook UX530 offers stunning graphics performance with up to NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950 discrete graphics.

 

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ZenBook UX430 and ZenBook UX530 are expected to available in the second quarter.

Full Specifications of Asus ZenBook UX430 and ZenBook UX530:

Model

ASUS ZenBook UX430UA/UQ ASUS ZenBook UX530UQ/UX

CPU

7th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-7100U/i5-7200U/ i7-7500U 7th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-7100U/i5-7200U/i7-7500U

Display

14-inch wide-viewing-angle Full HD anti-glare (1920×1080 16:9) 15.6-inch wide-viewing-angle Full HD anti-glare (1920×1080 16:9)

OS

Microsoft Windows 10 Pro/Home

Graphics

NVIDIA® GeForce® 940MX with 2G DDR3 VRAM / UMA NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 950 with 2GB GDDR5 VRAM / 940MX with 2G DDR5

Memory

DDR4 2133MHz, up to 16GB

Storage

128GB / 256GB / 512GB SATA3 M.2 SSD

Wireless

Integrated dual-band 802.11ac, Bluetooth® 4.1

Keyboard & touchpad

1.4mm key travel; glass-covered touchpad; fingerprint sensor

I/O ports

1 x Type-C™ USB 3.1 Gen 1
1 x Type-A USB 3.1 Gen 1
1 x USB 2.0
1 x Micro HDMI
1 x Combo audio jack
1 x SD Card reader
1 x Type-C™ USB 3.1 Gen 1
2 x Type-A USB 3.1 Gen 1
1 x USB 2.0
1 x HDMI
1 x Combo audio jack
1 x SD Card reader

Audio

Stereo speakers (2 x 3W)
ASUS SonicMaster technology with Harman Kardon certification

Camera

HD webcam

Battery

50Wh lithium-polymer battery

Dimensions/weight

324 x 225 x 15.9mm / 1.25kg 360 x 246 x 16.9mm / 1.63kg

Colors

Royal Blue, Rose Gold w/ NIL coating
Quartz Grey, Shimmer Gold w/o NIL coating
Royal Blue w/ NIL coating
Quartz Grey w/o NIL coating

 

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