Asus Zenbook UX303UB with Intel Skylake processors launched in India for Rs. 71,490
Asus today announced the launch of its Zenbook UX303UB in India with a starting price of Rs. 71,490. The new Zenbook model is powered by sixth-generation Intel Core (Skylake) processors and runs on Microsoft’s Windows 10 operating system.
The Asus Zenbook UX303UB features a spun-metal finish with color options like Smoky Brown and Icicle Gold. It sports a 0.7-inch thickness and comes equipped with the proprietary SonicMaster audio technology.
Asus has provided a 13.3-inch LED-backlit display on the new Zenbook with 1920 x 1080 pixels (full-HD) resolution. Under the hood, it has an Intel Core i5 processor with 2.3GHz clock speed and 3M Cache. The notebook has 4GB of RAM and an SATA HDD with 1TB storage space.
For an enhanced graphics support, the Zenbook UX303UB has discrete NVIDIA GeForce 940M graphics card with 2GB video memory. It also has an HDMI out as well as a mini Display port to mirror on-screen content on a large screen.
There is Intel WIDI dual-antenna chip to enable Wi-Fi and Bluetooth support. Also, the notebook has three USB 3.0 and a 3.5mm audio jack.
Similar to Ultrabooks and Apple’s MacBook models, the Zenbook UX303UB comes with an illuminated chiclet keyboard that adjusts the backlight using a built-in ambient light sensor. There is also a touchpad with multi-touch support and Smart Gesture integration. Besides, the notebook packs a 65WHrs, 3-cell battery, which is claimed to deliver up to seven hours of backup on a single charge.
Asus Zenbook UX303UB specifications:
- 13.3-inch FHD LED-backlit display
- Windows 10 OS
- 2.3GHz Intel Core i5-6200U processor
- NVIDIA GeForce 940M graphics with 2GB video memory
- 4GB of DDR3L DRAM, SATA 1TB 5400RPM 2.5″ HDD
- HD web camera
- Intel WIDI with Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.1
- HDMI, Mini Display port
- 3 USB 3.0, 1 Audio jack
- 50WHrs, 3-cell Li-ion polymer battery
“Ultrabooks are made for users’ on-the-go and the UX303UB is a perfect device that gets that job done and will never slow the user down,” says Peter Chang, Regional head — South Asia and India Country Manager, Asus, in a statement. “With this, we want to make sure that we deliver the same premium computing experience with the performance they need, at a more affordable price point.”
The Asus Zenbook UX303UB will be available through all Asus Exclusive stores and online retailers. The company has also expanded its existing Zenbook UX305 with the addition of the Intel Core M-powered Zenbook UX305CA and the Intel Core i5-based UX305UA. All the three new Zenbook models will go on sale starting March 4.