Taiwanese multinational company Asus Technology has announced its association with Intel and Microsoft and launched today Intel’s 3rd generation Core processor based mainstream Ultrabooks ‘S series’ and the Thin & Light ‘F series’.
Asus S Series offers a range of Ultrabooks positioned for mainstream computing, which is enabled with in-built Optical Drive and still offers ultra-portability. Equipped with Intel’s latest Ultra low voltage Ivy Bridgeprocessor and weighing only 2.4 KGs, the S Series is a perfect fit for superior mobile computing & longer battery life. It enhances the user’s audio-visual experiences with ASUS exclusive Sonic Master Lite technology for powerful sound experience, and a 15.6” HD LED Backlight Glare display with HD 0.92 MP, 1280X720 resolution Camera. It comes with a Hybrid storage which comprises 24 GB SSD storage and a 500 GB/750 GB HDD. The Genuine Windows 7 Home Basic OS come pre-installed on these devices. S Series offers true 2-second instant on resume from sleep or hibernate mode, cutting out long reboot times and putting you back to work or enjoyment right where you left off. With ASUS Super Hybrid Engine II technology, the S Series offers up to 13 days of standby.
Asus F501A-XX187R is a Thin and Light Portable Notebook, which comes with Intel Core i3 processor 2350M, 2.3G, 3M. It is a 15.6″ HD Glare notebook supports an instant on in 2 seconds and has up to 14-day standby. It further encompasses Genuine Windows 7 Home Basic and an HDD capacity for better computing experiences with 500 GB 5400 rpm. It also has VGA – Intel HD 4000, HDMI, and 0.3 Megapixel Webcam.Its Ice Cool Technology keeps palm rests cool, placing heat-producing components away from users. To enable more powerful sound performance it comprises Sonic Master Lite. It embraces seamless keyboard and intuitive touchpad create user-focused experiences. Users can experience high transfer speeds with USB 3.0 – 10X faster than USB 2.0.
Asus S56CA-XX030R is priced at Rs. 46,999/- and Asus S56CA-XX056R is priced at Rs. 52,999/-. AsusS Series comes with one year onsite warranty. Asus F501A-XX187R is priced at Rs. 35,999/-and comes with one year onsite warranty.
“We cherish our association with Intel and Microsoft. Our relationship has been growing stronger with Intel and we intend to continue delivering great offerings to our customers with this association. We are increasing Microsoft based Notebook share in our overall product portfolio. With the launch of S Series & F Series, we are confident of wooing the market further,” affirmed Mr. Alex Huang, Managing Director, System Business Group, Asus India.