Refresh ZenBook Generation, ASUS Presents Ultrabook Thin With Intel Core i7 8th Generation

By : Hariyanto And Aldo Bella Putra | Wednesday, December 20 2017 - 19:00 IWST

ASUS ZenBook 3 Deluxe UX490
ASUS ZenBook 3 Deluxe UX490

INDUSTRY.co.id - Jakarta - ASUS again announced a refresh from its latest ZenBook generation of ASUS ZenBook 3 Deluxe or ZenBook UX490. Having first disclosed to the Indonesian public in the event The Edge of Beyond 2017, this device reap so much praise for its design is very elegant and sleek dimensions.

Sleek appearance on Windows 10-based ultrabook and 8th generation Intel Core i7 processor adopts innovative cooling system technology. Cooling technology in question is cooling based on liquid crystal polymer equipped with fan (fan). Interestingly, the thickness of the fan fins is only 0.3 millimeters.

"Thanks to the latest cooling, ZenBook 3 Deluxe finally managed to get a dimension that is so slim 12.9 mm with a weight of only 1.1 kg. The thin dimensions at the same time make ZenBook 3 Deluxe as the thinnest device than its competitors," said Galip Fu, Country Marketing Manager, ASUS Indonesia through an official statement received INDUSTRY.co.id, Wednesday (20/12/2017).

Galip mentions, the size of a slim body does not necessarily make the notebook has limitations in terms of specifications. On the contrary, ASUS wants to break the patron in order to realize all the things that are considered impossible reality.

"In the body slim, we fill it with various sophisticated components, among others, 8th generation Intel processor, 16GB RAM speed 2133MHz with dual channel configuration, and media storage based SSD PCIe Gen 3 x4 512GB capacity," said Galip.

ASUS also added 2 USB Type-C connector ports featured Thunderbolt on ZenBook UX490 so that the device now has 3 USB Type-C connector USB ports. Two Type-C USB ports on this device support external displays up to 4K resolution and are capable of charging or charging against such connectivity-based gadgets.

To cool the system to maximize, ASUS also added heatpipe whose wall is 0.1 millimeter thick but able to direct warm air toward the hidden vents that are behind the hinges. Thus, the notebook can work efficiently and cool even when full load.

ASUS ZenBook 3 Deluxe offers a larger screen dimension than its predecessor that is 14 inches. Wider screen will maximize the multimedia experience especially for users who often do the editing document on the device.

"ZenBook 3 Deluxe uses Full HD resolution screen panel and coated by Corning Gorilla Glass glass material 5. The bezel is getting thinner that is 7.46 mm with the ratio of screen to body reach 84 percent," he said.

IPS layer also allows users to view content without being distracted even though viewed from any angle, up to 178 degrees. The contrast ratio of 1000: 1 can make the black color become very thick, and sRGB color coverage reaches 100% in order to produce excellent color reproduction and detail.

For video, ZenBook 3 Deluxe UX490 also has a feature called ASUS Tru2Life Video Technology. You also do not have to worry the eyes will be exposed to excessive blue light radiation, which can damage the function and sharpness of the retina because ASUS has embedded a feature called ASUS Eye Care Technology that is able to reduce up to 30% exposure to blue light that can cause eye damage.

Not only that, the touchpad also features a fingerprint scanner that can be used as biometric security. Being in the upper right corner of the touchpad area, the fingerprint scanner allows the user to open the notebook and return to Windows with just a touch of a finger. Authentication of various applications and programs can also be done with this one feature.

Although very slim, ZenBook 3 Deluxe has a sound system consisting of four speakers. The quad speaker system consists of two speakers at the top of the keyboard and two others on the front. The speakers are designed with ASUS Sonic Master Premium technology and optimized by a number of experts from Harman / Kardon.

For wider connectivity, ASUS also provides Mini Type-C USB Dock. With this Mini Dock, users will get additional USB port 3.1 Type-C, HDMI, and USB 3.0.

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