Asus of Taiwan today alunched the elegant and powerful ZenBook UX305 laptop having thickness of just 12.3mm, which is claimed to be the world’s slimmest 13.3-inch QHD+ ultraportable laptop. The ZenBook UX305 weighs just 1.2kg, and is available in sophisticated new Obsidian Stone color with Zenbook’s signature spun-metal finish with its Zen-inspired concentric circle pattern, or alternatively a silky-smooth pure white Ceramic Alloy shade.
ASUS ZenBook UX305 is priced at Rs.49999, and will be available at Flipkart and ASUS Exclusive Stores from 15th May’2015, onwards.
The ZenBook UX305 has a subtle and refined new shape that incorporates the DNA of the classic ZenBook. It features an elegantly-tapered wedge design with smooth, comfortable edges and diamond-cut edges.
The ZenBook UX305 sports a 13.3-inch in-plane switching (IPS) multi-touch display with an up to QHD+ resolution of 3200 by 1800 pixels and wide viewing angles. This display has five times the resolution of a standard HD display, and features an amazing pixel density of 275ppi for crisp, vivid and lifelike images and video. This laptop has full-size ergonomic keyboard with an improved layout for comfortable and accurate typing in any lighting conditions, and the large responsive touchpad supports Smart Gestures for intuitive control of Windows 8.1.
The ZenBook UX305 is powered by the all-new Intel Core M-5Y10 Processor (4M Cache, up to 2.0 GHz) in combination with up to 8GB of RAM and an ultra-fast up to 512GB SSD (SATA 6Gbit/s SSD), which is up to six times faster than a traditional hard disk drive and results in loading of an application in an instant, and significant reduction of boot time.
This laptop is packed with a lithium-polymer battery and power-efficient components, which is claimed to provide all-day computing with a battery life of up to 10 hours.
For connectivity, the UX305 offers a total of three SuperSpeed USB 3.0 ports, offering data transfers that are up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0. One of the USB ports supports ASUS Charger+ technology for rapid recharging of mobile devices. A USB-to-Ethernet adapter is bundled with UX305, along with a mini DisplayPort-to-VGA adapter for connecting to an external monitor.
The UX305 incorporates th advanced ASUS thermal management design, which removes the need for cooling fans. Despite withoutt cooling fans, the UX305 is fast yet completely silent, and remains cool at all times. ASUS IceCool technology ensures that the palm-rest area remains below body temperature at all times for maximum user comfort.
Finally, to enhance audio experience on UX305, it is empowered with ASUS SonicMaster audio, incorporating ICEpower, Bang & Olufsen technology, which produces good sound with deep rich bass and crystal-clear vocals.