ASUS ZenBook UX305 announced
If you jumped aboard the notebook bandwagon a fair number of years ago, how many models have you gone through to date in order to keep up with the various new technologies that roll out from time to time? Well, if you happen to travel a whole lot and yet need to work with a notebook, it would be wise to tote an Ultrabook around – after all, it is a whole lot lighter than the average notebook out there, not to mention the fact that it boots up from sleep mode in double quick time. ASUS of Taiwan has just announced the ASUS ZenBook UX305, which is touted to be the slimmest 13.3-inch ultraportable laptop in the world, where it measures all of just 0.48”.
Do not expect to get too much of a workout with the ASUS ZenBook UX305 whenever you bring it around though, since it tips the scales at a mere 2.6 lbs, and your eyes too, will be pleased to take note of the crisp and vibrant in-plane switching (IPS) anti-glare displays. Running on the all-new Intel Core M processor that is more than capable of delivering seamless multitasking and standard solid state storage, the ASUS ZenBook UX305 can be said to be the ultimate ultraportable Ultrabook where discerning users are concerned, and the battery which is capable of lasting up to 10 hours ought to provide users with true all-day computing.
Sporting a wedge-shaped design crafted from solid aluminum and enhanced with diamond-cut highlights, the ZenBook UX305 is certainly an aesthetically pleasing device to work with, and the new obsidian stone color offers a really excellent finish. It boasts of a full-size ergonomic keyboard that comes with an improved layout, delivering comfortable and accurate typing accompanied by a large responsive touchpad that supports Smart Gestures for precise control of Windows 8.1.
8GB RAM, an ultra-fast 256GB SSD, and advanced ASUS thermal management design would ensure the UX305 runs fast and yet be completely silent. Expect the ASUS ZenBook UX305 to retail from $699 onward if you are interested.