Asus at its Computex 2017 in Taipei announced a range of laptops including two new Asus ZenBook 3 Pro and ZenBook 3 Deluxe. Asus ZenBook 3 Deluxe, claimed to be world’s thinnest 14-inch laptop, and the ZenBook Pro, touted as the “thinnest and lightest” professional-grade ultraportable series.
Asus ZenBook 3 Pro (UX550)
The Asus ZenBook Pro (UX550) is being touted as the “thinnest, lightest and most powerful ZenBook Pro ever.” It is powered by seventh-generation quad-core Intel Core i7-7700HQ processor coupled with Nvidia GeForce GTX1050 Ti graphics. It also comes with a 1TB PCIe x4 SSD and 16GB DDR4 RAM. Asus claims an incredible day-long battery life of up to 14 hours on the ZenBook Pro.
It features a 15.6-inch 4K UHD NanoEdge display and also packs quad-speaker powered by Harman Kardon. It is also equipped with a fingerprint sensor for one-touch login with Windows Hello. Asus ZenBook 3 Pro sports the company’s iconic Zen-inspired spun-metal finish with diamond-cut silver edges, and illuminated lid logo. The laptop sports an all-aluminum unibody that’s just 18.9mm thin and 1.8 kilograms light. The Asus ZenBook 3 Pro has been priced at $1,299.
Asus ZenBook 3 Deluxe (UX490)
The Asus ZenBook 3 Deluxe features a 12.9mm-thin chassis and weighs in at 1.1 kilograms. The laptop features a 14-inch NanoEdge display and is powered by seventh-generation Intel Core i7-7500U processor with up to 16GB of 2133MHz LPDDR3 RAM, and a 1TB PCIe SSD. It comes with Windows 10 and comes equipped with a fingerprint sensor for easy one-touch login with Windows Hello.
The laptop packs two USB Type-C ports which are Thunderbolt 3-enabled with support for 40Gbps data transfers and dual 4K UHD external displays. The Asus ZenBook 3 Deluxe priced at $1,199.