Taiwanese brand ASUS has launched four new laptops in India, out of which two are in the ZenBook lineup and the other two in VivoBook series. The machines are powered by Intel’s latest 10th generation processors, up to Core i7. The two new ZenBooks are are premium and portable, while the VivoBook series is more affordable.
Arnold Su, Business Head, ASUS India said in a statement ‘The unmatched portability combined with a power-packed performance will definitely set pulses racing high. We believe these new offerings are all set to win hearts across the country with their unique design and eclectic hues.’
ZenBook 13/14 (UX325/UX425) specifications and features
The ZenBook UX325 and UX425 weigh 1.07kg and 1.13kg respectively. The former offers a 13.3-inch display, while the latter comes with a 14-inch screen. Both laptops feature FHD+ resolution with 4-sided NanoEdge display and up to 90 percent screen-to-body ratio. The machines come with an infrared webcam and Windows Hello authentication.
Both laptops also come with a touchpad that doubles up as a number pad. In terms of audio, the ZenBook UX325 and UX425 are equipped with Harman Kardon speakers.
In the hardware department, the ASUS ZenBook UX325 and UX425 can be availed in with either Intel Core i7-1065G7 and Core i5-1035G1 processors. The SoC is paired with Intel Iris Plus graphics. The laptops pack up to 16GB LPDDR4 RAM and up to 1TB PCIe NVMe SSD storage. The machines run on Windows 10 Home out of the box.
Both devices are claimed to offer up to 22 hours of battery life and come with 65W Type-C power adapters. Connectivity options on the laptops include WiFI 6, Bluetooth 5.0, two Thunderbolt ports, 3 USB-C ports, one USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A, a HDMI port and a microSD card reader.
VivoBook S14 (S433) and VivoBook Ultra K14 (K413) specifications and features
Both the VivoBook S14 and VivoBook Ultra K14 come with a 14-inch FHD IPS displays offering an 85 percent screen-to-body ratio. The former features a backlit keyboard and a touchpad with a fingerprint scanner.
Internally, the VivoBook S14 can be configured with either 10th gen Intel Core i7 or Core i5 processors. It is paired with an Nvidia GeForce MX250 2GB GDDR5 GPU. On the other hand, the Ultra K14 is offered in Core i5 and Core i3 chip options. It is equipped with integrated Intel UHD 620 graphics.
Both the VivoBook S14 and Ultra K14 pack 8GB DDR4 RAM and up to 512GB SSD storage, upgradable up to 1TB. The Ultra K14 comes with two NVMe PCIe slots. Both machines run on Windows 10 and come with the same connectivity options as the new ZenBooks.
ASUS ZenBook 13/14 and VivoBook S14/Ultra K14 price in India
TheZenBook 13 UX325 and UX425 start at Rs 79,990. The VivoBook S14 S433 will start at Rs 67,990, while the Ultra K14 will retail from Rs 39,990. All four notebooks will be available for purchase from July 30th across Amazon and offline channels. The ZenBook series will also be available on Flipkart.