ASUS today announced the availability of its flagship ZenBook Pro UX501, an ultaportable, high-performance notebook aimed at demanding users that want high-performance with unmatched elegance. The ZenBook Pro UX501 is packed with a powerful quad-core Intel® Core™ i7 processor, game-ready NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX™ 960M graphics and an incredibly-fast 512GB PCI Express® (PCIe®) x4 SSD. This will be available across retailers and channel partners including Flipkart and Asus Exclusive Stores for a starting price of Rs. 115,999.
Featuring a slim and stylish form factor, the ZenBook Pro UX501 is a compact powerhouse that delights the eyes with a superb 15.6-inch VisualMaster IPS display with a stunningly-detailed 4K/UHD resolution and an amazing pixel density of 282 pixels per inch (PPI).
A perfect blend of power and elegance
The ZenBook Pro UX501 blends uncompromising performance with a timeless and classic design, incorporating the elegance and style that is the hallmark of the ZenBook family. It’s slim and compact form factor is just 0.81-inches thin for easy portability and is sculpted from lightweight aluminum featuring the iconic spun-metal finish. Brushed metal surfaces and diamond-cut chamfers on the edges add brilliant highlights while the keyboard periphery is enhanced with a stylish laser-engraved ripple-effect pattern.
Ultimate performance for demanding users
At the heart of ZenBook Pro UX501 is an ultra-powerful quad-core Intel Core i7-4720HQ processor, providing effortless performance for any task. A massive 16GB of RAM ensures super-smooth multitasking with plenty of processing power in reserve for for more intensive content creating tasks.
The amazing new NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M graphics processor (GPU) empowers the ZenBook Pro UX501 with game and necessary graphics performance. The ZenBook Pro UX501 features 2GB of fast GDDR5 video memory for smooth 4K/UHD video playback and powerful 3D processing for image and video editing.
Ultra-fast storage is essential for fast boot times and effortless file operations. The ZenBook Pro UX501 features a next-gen 512GB PCIe x4 SSD with read/write speeds up to 1400MB/s that’s 16 times faster than standard SATA 6Gbit/s hard disks and twie as faster as the current generation of SSD’s.
High-speed 802.11ac Wi-Fi, with speeds of up to 867Mbit/s, provides the ZenBook Pro UX501 with wireless network connectivity three times faster than previous-generation 802.11n. Thunderbolt 2.0 connectivity provides flexible lightning-fast expansion for external storage devices, docking stations, display and a host of high speed devices.
Stunning ASUS VisualMaster 4K/UHD display
ASUS VisualMaster displays set the standard for laptop displays, incorporating the latest technologies to give users unrivaled visual clarity and detail. The ZenBook Pro UX501 has a 15.6-inch VisualMaster multi-touch display with a ultra-sharp 4K/UHD 3860 x 2160 resolution, four times higher than Full HD resolution, and an incredible pixel density of 282PPI for stunningly-detailed and lifelike images. IPS technology with wide 178° viewing angles ensures that colors and contrast are perfect from all viewing positions.
Availability & Pricing
ASUS ZenBook Pro UX501 is available at a starting price of Rs. 115,999 on Flipkart and ASUS Exclusive Stores.
Specifications of ZenBook Pro UX501
|LCD Cover Color & Decoration||Aluminum, Dark Gray, Spin hairline, ASUS logo|
|On board processor||Intel® Core™ i7-4720HQ Processor, 2.6 GHz (6M Cache, up to 3.6 GHz)|
|Operating System||Windows 8.1 (64bit)|
|Chipset||Mobile Intel® HM87 Express Chipsets|
|Total System Memory||8GB + DRAM DDR3 8G|
|Storage||PCIEx4 512G M.2 SSD|
|Display||15.6’//LED Back-lit//Ultra Slim 300nits//QFHD 3840×2160 16:9//NTSC:72%//Touch//Wide angle viewing|
|External video display modes||HDMI 1.4
|Video Graphics||NVIDIA GeForce GTX960M (N16P-GX)|
|Video memory||GDDR5 2GB|
|Video Camera||HD web camera|
|Wireless||802.11bgn+Bluetooth 4.0 (Dual band)|
|Card Reader||Sepc: SD?MMC|
|USB Port||3x USB 3.0|
|Interface||1x Headphone-out & Audio-in Combo Jack
1x mini Display Port
1 x Thunderbolt
Built-in array microphone
Bang & Olufsen ICEpower®
|Weight (Kg)||1.78 KG (Without Battery)
2.27 KG (with 6 cell battery)
|Dimension (cm)||38.3(W) x 25.5(D) x 2.06 ~ 2.13 (H) cm|
|AC Adapter||120W AC Adapter
Output : 19V DC, 6.3A, 120W
Input : 100~240V AC, 50/60Hz universal
|Battery||96WHrs, 3S2P, 6-cell Li-ion Polymer Battery Pack|
|Keyboard Type||Chiclet Keyboard
Illuminated Chiclet Keyboard
|Keyboard Specification||ASUS 348mm keyboard with 19mm full size key pitch, integrated Numeric keypad|