Asus ZenBook 13, ZenBook 14, VivoBook S14 and VivoBook Ultra K14 have launched in India as the Taiwanese company’s latest thin and light laptops. These laptops are powered by 10th generation Intel Core i7 processors with upto 16GB RAM and have been designed as a compact and powerful machine. These laptops are also lighter on pockets so consumers now have more options in this thin and light segment of laptops that have seen a lot of new launches in the past few months from companies like Xiaomi, Lenovo and more.
The ZenBook 13 and 14 are arguably the world’s thinnest laptops by Asus and comes in two classic colours. The VivoBook S14 and VivoBook Ultra K14 are affordable laptops that don’t compromise on performance and come in different vibrant hues. Let’s take a brief look at all the four new laptops by Asus.
Asus ZenBook 13 and ZenBook 14 starts at Rs 79,990 and are available on Amazon India, Flipkart and offline retailers. The VivoBook S14 is priced starting at Rs 67,990 and will be available in offline retail stores while the VivoBook Ultra K14 starts at Rs 39,990 and is selling on Amazon India and offline channels.
Asus ZenBook 13 and ZenBook 14 are thin and light laptops with metal chassis and measures 13.9 millimetres in thickness. The ZenBook 13 weighs 1.07 kilograms and the ZenBook 14 weighs 1.13 kilograms. The laptops have the company’s signature spun-metal finish and come in two colours, Lilac Mist and Pine Grey.
Asus ZenBook 13 features a 13.3-inch Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) resolution display that supports 100% sRGB gamut and is surrounded by thin bezels on three sides, measuring 2.9 millimetres. This gives it an 88% screen-to-body-ratio. The ZenBook 14 has a 14-inch Full HD resolution display with even thinner bezels that measure 2.5 millimetres, giving it a 90% screen-to-body-ratio.
Both the laptops are available in two configurations-- either with 10th gen Intel Core i5-1035G1 processor or with Intel Core i7-1065G7 processor backed by Intel Iris Plus Graphics. This is paired with upto 16GB LPDDR4X RAM and upto 1TB SSD storage options to choose from. The laptops come with support for Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5.0 along with a suite of I/O ports including two USB Type-C ports, one Type-A USB port, an HDMI port and a microSD card reader. The touchpad also doubles up as a numeric keypad, thanks to NumberPad 2.0.
The ZenBook 13 and ZenBook 14 come with a 67Wh battery that’s claimed to provide upto 22 hours of backup on a single charge. The laptop also supports 65W fast charging and the Type-C power adapter is provided in-the-box.
The VivoBook S14 features a 14-inch Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) resolution display with narrow bezels on three sides and a 178-degree wide-angle view. The S14 measures 15.9 millimetres in thickness and weighs 1.4 kilograms.
The VivoBook S14 is available in two configurations-- with 10th gen Intel Core i7-10510U processor or with Intel Core i5-10210U processor. This is paired with upto 8GB of DDR4 RAM and upto 512GB SSD storage that’s upgradable to 1TB. It also has NVIDIA GeForce MX250 graphic with 2GB memory. The S14 also supports Wi-Fi 6 standard like the ZenBook series.
As for the I/O, we have a Type-C port, a Type-A USB 3.2 port, two Type-A USB 2.0 ports, an HDMI port, a headphone/microphone audio jack and an SD card reader. The S14 has a full-size keyboard and the touchpad is embedded with a fingerprint sensor.
The S14 comes with 50Wh battery and comes in four colours-- Gaia Green, Resolute Red, Dreamy White and Indie Black.
The VivoBook Ultra K14 measures 17.9 millimetres in thickness and weighs 1.4 kilograms. It features a 14-inch Full HD display and has noticeable bezels on all sides. The K14 comes in two variants-- with Intel Core i5-10210U or with Intel Core i3-10110U processor with Intel UHD Graphics. This is paired with upto 8GB of RAM and upto 512GB of SSD storage options to choose from.
The K14 comes with a single USB 3.2 Type-A port, one Type-C port, two USB 2.0 ports, an HDMI port, a microSD card reader and an audio jack. It is equipped with a 42Wh battery and comes in three colours, Gold, Silver and Black.