Asus has announced the ZenBook premium laptop 3, which is “thinner, lighter and twice as fast as the MacBook”
Asus on the eve of the opening of the exhibition Computex 2016 introduced the ZenBook in laptop 3 slim by 11.9 mm body made of aluminum alloy used in the aerospace industry. The company stressed that the company used alloy is 50% stronger than traditional alloys used in notebooks. Device Asus is designed to compete with the MacBook.
The laptop features a 12.5-inch display with 72% NTSC color palette. The screen of the gadget protects durable glass Corning Gorilla Glass 4, and thanks to the thin frame he occupies 82% of the area of laptop panels.
Asus ZenBook 3 is positioned by the manufacturer as “the most prestigious in the world”. And during the presentation, the manufacturer is constantly compared it to the MacBook, emphasizing the benefits of its decision. In particular, the head of Asus johnny Shih said that the ZenBook 3 took the most powerful features of the MacBook and MacBook Air: novelty weighs less than the lightest Apple laptop and MacBook twice as fast”.
The laptop is equipped with a Thunderbolt port 3/USB-C, through which 60% charging its battery takes only 49 minutes. But its battery is enough for 9 hours of typical use of the laptop. Thus in contrast to the MacBook ZenBook fan 3 is used, its thickness is 3 mm. is Provided in the laptop and a fingerprint scanner with support for Windows Hello.
Top specification Asus ZenBook 3 is built on a processor Intel Core i7 with 16 GB of RAM LPDDR3 with a frequency of 2133 MHz and PCIe solid-state drive capacity of 1 TB, and its cost was set at $1999.
The same laptop with SSD with a capacity of 512 GB will cost $1499. And the available modification 3 ZenBook with Intel Core i5, 4 GB of RAM LPDDR3 with a frequency 1866 MHz and SSD on 256 GB will cost $999.