Asus has officially launched its ZenBook UX305 laptop in the Indian market. The Asus Zenbook UX305 will be available from Rs.49999; will be available at Flipkart and Asus exclusive stores from 15th May’2015. Asus claims its ZenBook UX30 is 12.3mm thin, which makes it the world’s slimmest 13.3-inch QHD+ ultraportable laptop. The laptop weighs 1.00 KG (Without Battery) and 1.20 KG (with battery).
The ZenBook UX305 has 13.3-inch in-plane switching (IPS) multi-touch display with an up to QHD+ resolution of 3200 by 1800 pixels, wide viewing angles and pixel density of 275ppi. The display features 300cd/m2 brightness, a contrast ratio of 770:1 and an anti-glare coating. The device runs Windows 8.1 (64bit) and is powered by an Intel Core M processor with up to 8GB of RAM and up to 512GB SSD. Asus says UX305 uses lithium-polymer battery and delivers life of up to 10 hours. In terms of connectivity, the UX305 features three USB 3.0 ports, bundled USB-to-Ethernet adapter, HDMI 1.4, and a mini DisplayPort-to-VGA adapter for connecting to an external monitor, Wi-Fi 802.11agn+Bluetooth 4.0 (Dual band)-Intel WIDI.
“Today’s introduction of our latest ASUS ZENBOOK is our step ahead to make the incredible available for the Indian masses. Being the pioneers of bringing ultrabooks in the country, we comprehend the market for Ultrabooks here and have timely introduced various variants to cater to the demand. Zenbook UX305 is one of our elite ranges of products and will further enhance our Ultrabook Series and quality offerings for our existing and prospective customers,” Mr. Peter Chang, Region Head - South Asia & Country Manager – System Business Group - ASUS India.
Asus' new QHD laptop comes shortly after the company unveiled a Windows 8.1-powered 4K Zenbook Pro UX501 laptop, which is pitted against Apple's MacBook Pro. The laptop features has a 15.6 inch IPS display with a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels and 178 degrees wide viewing angles. The laptop is powered by a 2.6 GHz quad core Intel Core i7 processor and NVIDIA's GTX 960M GPU with 2/4GB of DDRR5 VRAM and up to 16GB of RAM. Asus is offering the laptop with multiple storage options including a 1TB 5400 RPM HDD, a 128GB or 256GB SATA III SSD, or a 512GB PCIe x4 SSD.
ASUS ZenBook UX305 Specifications
LCD Cover Color & Decoration
Top Case Color & Decoration
On board processor
Intel® Core™ M-5Y10 Processor (4M Cache, up to 2.0 GHz)
Windows 8.1 (64bit)
Microsoft® Office 2013 Trial
On board memory
How to upgrade memory
Total System Memory
SATA3 256G M.2 SSD
13.3'//LED Back-lit//Slim 300nits//FHD 1920x1080 16:9//AG//WV
External video display modes
Graphics name defined by CPU
HD web camera
802.11agn+Bluetooth 4.0 (Dual band)-Intel WIDI
3x USB 3.0
1x Headphone-out & Audio-in Combo Jack
1.00 KG (Without Battery)
32.4(W) x 22.6(D) x 1.23 ~ 1.23 (H) cm
45W AC Adapter: Output: 19V DC, 2.37A, 45W: Input: 100~240V AC
44WHrs, 3S1P, 3-cell Li-ion Polymer Battery Pack
ASUS 285mm keyboard with 19.24mm key pitch
Antivirus and Tool Software
McAfee Internet Security 2012
Without carry bag