ASUS to brings its premium laptop – the ASUS Zenbook Pro with 5.5-inch screenpad and NanoEdge 4K UHD Touchscreen Display Launched in India
ASUS to bring its premium end laptop to India, after making headlines all over the world. It was first unveiled at the Computex 2018 with a 5.5-inch screenpad in June.
The most unique thing in the laptop is that its trackpad is replaced with a screen. The unique 5.5-inch screenpad that lets you access the whole laptop in a short space. This will be a perfect rival of the Apple MacBook laptops that feature the Touch bar screen right on top of the keyboard.
Today, ASUS at its event unveiled their most premium laptop along with other laptops like Zenbook S and Zenbook 13. It seems ASUS is back to conquer the laptop market with a great number of powerful and productive laptops…
Specs of the laptop:
- 15-inch NanoEdge 4K UHD display with ultraslim-bezels
- High-end variant comes with an Intel Core i9-8950HK processor & the normal one with Intel Core i7-8750H processor
- 16GB DDR4-2400 of RAM
- 1TB of SSD storage
- 4GB of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti GDDR5 graphics memory
- All-aluminum unibody construction
- 1.89 kg weight
- 18.9mm thick
- 2x USB 3.1 Type-C Gen, 2 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-A, 1x HDMI
- 1x Combo audio jack, and 1x microSD card slot
- Full-size backlit keyboard
- Fingerprint sensor with Windows Hello support
- ASUS SonicMaster stereo audio system
- Dual-band 802.11ac gigabit-class Wi-Fi
- Bluetooth 5.0
- 71Wh 8-cell lithium-polymer battery with 9.5 hours of battery life
- Windows 10 Home OS
The laptop comes with 5.5-inch Super IPS+ ScreenPad with 178-degree wide-view technology. The glass covering the screen has fingerprint recognition and is smudge resistant.
Aside from working as a touchpad, it can be used as a secondary screen for multiple applications used in the laptop. It supports multiple applications including Office, Calendar, Calculator, Music player and many others. You can also create quick shortcuts in many applications. Asus plans to add more to its functionality in the future.
ASUS Zenbook Pro as a whole…
Well, this laptop is an ultimate premium end one that has an ability to beat Apple’s MacBookbook Pro. Overall, in every aspect, this one just excels.
The display which Asus claims it to have PANTONE validation for color accuracy and carry 100% of the Adobe RGB color gamut, making it crisp and sharp. Also, it has a Delta E value of less than 2, which can really give head to head to Apple’s Retina Display.
As for the performance, the base variant boasts of Core i7-8750H hexacore processor clocked at 2.2 GHz with 9MB of cache. On the other hand, the high-end one has an Intel Core i9-8950HK hexacore processor clocked at 2.9 GHz with 12MB cache.
With such a deadly processor you can expect this premium laptop to fly with wings. As the laptop has a huge 1TB SSD and 16 gigs of DDR4 at 2400MHz RAM, heavy loads on the laptop won’t bother you at all… 🙂
The screenpad on the hand is unique in its own way, and it eases your work. It will surely give a tough competition to Apple MacBook Pro’s Touch bar screen.
Price & Availablity
In the US, the ZenBook Pro 15 UX580 starts at $2,299 and in India, it’s been priced at Rs 1,79,990.
The ZenBook Pro UX580 will available at all leading e-commerce websites as well as at leading electronics retail chains like Croma and Reliance Digital. You can also expect Flipkart to play a major role in the release as because they partnered with ASUS to launch all their products exclusively.
Overall, from top to bottom this laptop is elegant as well as deadly, launching in India will attract more consumers. Also, the solely dependent Apple’s premium MacBook Pro will surely face some tough competition from now on.
Do check out: ASUS launches new Zenbook 13 and Zenbook S in India
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