ASUS ‘Zenbook 3’ Now Available in India

At just 11.9mm and mere 910gm, the sleek ultrabook is one of the first to be powered by 7th Gen Intel Core Kaby Lake processors i.e. Core™ i5 & Core™ i7

ASUS, today announced the availability of its premium flagship ultra portable Zenbook 3 in India. One of the first ultrabooks to be equipped with the latest 7th Gen Intel Core™ processors with Kaby Lake architecture, the sleek Zenbook 3 will be available in three exclusive colors — Royal Blue, Rose Gold and Quartz Grey. ZenBook 3 is the world’s most prestigious laptop with unprecedented performance. It is one of the most technologically advanced ultraportable notebooks, and the ultimate demonstration of Asus’ notebook craftsmanship and skill.

ZenBook 3

The World’s Most Prestigious Laptop with Unprecedented Performance

The next-generation ZenBook is completely redesigned with a gorgeous, ultra-sleek 11.9mm chassis that weighs a mere 910g. To achieve its amazing lightness without compromising strength, ZenBook 3 is crafted from aerospace-grade aluminum alloy, a premium material that is 50% stronger than the standard alloy used in laptops. As well as being strong and light, this material is also supremely elegant and features the signature ZenBook spun-metal finish. ZenBook 3 delivers unprecedented performance with up to an Intel® Core™ i7 processor, 16GB of 2133MHz RAM, up to a 1TB PCIe® Gen 3 x4 SSD, a next-gen USB Type-C port, and powerful quad-speaker audio by Harman Kardon.Its high-resolution 12.5-inch display has a wide 72% NTSC color gamut and has an edge-to-edge covering of tough, scratch-resistant Corning Gorilla Glass 4.

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A slim bezel design provides an 82% screen-to-body ratio for the maximum display size with the minimum footprint. ZenBook 3 has an innovative cooling system featuring the world’s thinnest fan design at just 3mm. This efficient cooling enables ZenBook 3 to achieve incredible performance in an ultra-thin from factor. ZenBook 3 provides up to 9 hours of battery life for all-day computing. When it’s time to recharge, fast-charge technology brings ZenBook 3’s battery up to 60% capacity in just 49 minutes. It features a full-size backlit keyboard with 19.8mm key pitch — the same as most desktop keyboards — and 0.8mm key travel to deliver comfortable typing experience. A glass-covered precision touchpad provides smooth and accurate input and incorporates palm-rejection technology, Smart Gestures, and handwriting support for enhanced usability. A built-in fingerprint reader with Windows ‘Hello’ support gives users instant one-touch access allowing them to sign in and unlock ZenBook 3 quickly and securely without having to type their password or PIN.

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AVAILABILITY & PRICING

ASUS ZenBook 3 will be available from November 27 across all Asus Exclusive Stories, offline and online retailers at a price as below:

Zenbook 3 – INR 113,990 (Core i5 variant, 8GB/512GB), INR 123,990 (Core i7 variant, 8GB/512GB, SATA3) and INR 147,990 (Corei7 variant, 16GB/512GB, PCIE G3x4)

Transformer Pro 3 will be available starting January 2017 across all channel partners and retail outlets at a starting price of Transformer Pro 3 – INR 110,990 (Core i5 variant.

Zenbook 3 specifications:

Model NameUX390UA – Zenbook 3
ColorROYAL BLUE/ROSE GOLD/QUARTZ GRAY
ProcessorUp to Intel® Core™ i7-7500U Processor, 2.7GHz (4M Cache, up to 3.5GHz)
Operating SystemWindows 10 (64bit)
Total System MemoryLPDDR3 16G/8G
StoragePCIEG3x4 512G M.2 SSD/512G SATA3 M.2 SSD
Display12.5” LED Back-lit, Ultra Slim 300nits, FHD 1920×1080 16:9 with NTSC:72% and Wide Viewing angles
GraphicsIntel HD Graphics
Video CameraVGA web camera (Fixed type)
Finger PrintYES
Ports1x Headphone-out & Audio-in Combo Jack
1x USB3.1-Type C
AudioBuilt-in speakers (In collaboration with Harmon Kardon)
Built-in array microphone
Weight (Kg) 910gms (with 6 cell battery)
Dimension (cm)29.6(W) x 19.1(D) x 1.19 (H) cm
AC Adapter45W AC Adapter: Output: 19V DC, 2.37A, 45W: Input: 100~240V AC
50/60Hz universal
Battery40WHrs, 2S3P, 6-cell Li-ion Polymer Battery Pack
Keyboard typeIlluminated Chiclet Keyboard
SoftwareASUS Finger Print
ASUS Smart Gesture
ASUS Splendid
ASUS WebStorage Sync Agent
SecurityIntel Anti-theft
HDD User Password Protection and Security
Supplied AccessoriesCarry bag / Premium laptop sleeve / Dock

Amol Wagh

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