With an aim to elevate user experience keeping in mind the needs of the Gen Z, ASUS has recently announced the launch of the latest lineup of Intel powered laptops consisting of VivoBook Ultra 14/15 (X413/X513), VivoBook Ultra K15 (K513), and ZenBook 14 (UX425). Equipped with the latest 11th Gen Intel Core Processors, the Taiwanese company claimed that the blazingly fast laptops offer optimized performance, immersive visuals, and unrivalled overall excellence.
“With the latest entries into the VivoBook Ultra and ZenBook series, our intent is to deliver super-powered performance, exhilarating visuals, and a host of upgrades to existing features to our users. Both the series are precision-tailored for Generation Z who are increasingly becoming key members of India’s workforce,” said Arnold Su, Business Head, Consumer & Gaming PC, System Business Group, Asus India commented.
Built out of diamond-cut aluminum alloy, the ASUS ZenBook 14 UX425 is features a unique concentric-circle finish on the lid. Weighing merely 1.13 kg, the ZenBook 14 carries a super sleek form factor thanks to its thin and lightweight design equipped with a side profile of less than 14 mm.
The new ZenBook 14 is equipped with an ultrafast PCIe 3.0 x2 SSD, and the latest WiFi 6 (802.11ax), the new laptop delivers excellent all-round performance. It is powered by the latest 11th Gen Intel Core processors and Intel Iris X e graphics. The 11th Gen Intel Core processors also bring two Thunderbolt 4 USB-C ports on the ZenBook 14 to offer speeds of up to 40 Gbps. The laptop also features a standard HDMI 2.0 port, a USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A port, and a microSD card reader. On the battery front, the new ZenBook 14 comes equipped with a 67-watt-hour battery and offers an all-day battery life of up to 21 hours. The fastcharge feature can restore up to 60 percent of the battery in merely 49 minutes
As far as VivoBook Ultra 14/15 (X413/X513) and VivoBook Ultra K15 (K513) are concerned, the ASUS VivoBook Ultra 14/15 and VivoBook Ultra K15 are follow-ups after the VivoBook S S14 /Vivobook S S15 series. These laptops comprise a multi-color range of options including Bespoke Black, Dreamy White, and Cobalt Blue for Vivobook Ultra 14/15. Mind you! Vivobook Ultra K15 chassis (A, C, D part) comprises of aluminum alloy and plastic to achieve the same levels of durability and lightness. The colour options that are available are Indie Black, Transparent Silver and Hearty Gold.
Powered by Intel Core i7-1165G7 processors with Intel Iris Xe graphics, VivoBook Ultra 14/15 and VivoBook K513 laptops provide Turbo boost frequency of up to 4.7 GHz. With in-built Intel WiFi 6 with Gig+ (802.11ax) wireless network card, the laptops offerseamless connectivity possible, achieving speeds of up to 2.4 Gbps. The VivoBook Ultra 14/15 and VivoBook Ultra K15 are equipped with a comfortable, full-sized keyboard. The keyboard is not only backlit as well for convenient typing in dark environments but is also spill-resistant.
As far as price is concerned, the Zenbook 14 (UX425) is being offered for Rs 82,990 on Channel/Flipkart / Amazon / LFR. On the other hand, VivoBook Ultra K15 (K513) comes for Rs 42,990 on Channel / LFR and VivoBook Ultra 15 (X513) has a price tag of Rs 43,990 on Channel / Appario / LFR. However, VivoBook Ultra 14 (X413) is priced for Rs 59,990 on Flipkart.
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