Taiwanese electronics giant Asus on Monday launched its first Windows 10 powered laptop with a QHD display in India, the ZenBook UX305LA, priced starting from Rs. 97,990. It will be available from October 15 via Asus exclusive stores and online retailers. The slim, lightweight laptop will be available in three colours – Black, White, and Gold – and features a 13.3-inch 3200×1800 pixel LED-backlit display.
Consumers will have option of choosing between an Intel Core M, Core i5, and a Core i7-5500U processor at the top-end. The Asus ZenBook UX305LA comes with 8GB of RAM, and 512GB of SSD storage. It weighs in at 1.3kg, and measures 324x226x5.5~14.9mm.
The Asus ZenBook UX305LA sports one USB 2.0 port, two USB 3.0 ports, a microphone-in jack, a headphone-out jack, one Micro-HDMI port, SonicMaster speakers with audio by ICEpower, and a 56Whrs 6-cell lithium ion polymer battery with up to 10 hours of battery life. It features an HD webcam, 10/100 Mbps LAN, and an SDXC card reader. The laptop bears a 285-mm chiclet-style keyboard.
“The new laptop is a perfect balance of great looks and functionality which delivers a powerful performance with the Windows 10 combination. The Indian consumers are increasingly moving towards ultraportable products and the featherweight ZenBook UX305LA is a real performer that redefines this segment with its svelte design,” said Asus India managing director Peter Chang.
“It is one of the most affordable products in this category and we truly believe that it deserves a top spot in the festive shopping list of the Indian consumers,” he added. The company is also touting the Asus Splendid and Asus IceCool technologies for an optimised display and better thermal management.