Items tagged with Zenbook UX305

We were first introduced to uber-thin ASUS ZenBook UX305 at the Intel Developer Forum last fall. Four months later, the ZenBook UX305 landed on our shores complete with an Intel Core M 5Y10 processor, 13.3-inch 1080p IPS display, 8GB of RAM, and a 256GB SSD. The price of entry for ASUS’s 2.6-pounds of mobile computing goodness: $699. Today, ASUS is delivering a higher-end, “Crystal White Limited Edition” SKU of the ZenBook UX305. The newest model ditches the “old and busted” 1080p display in favor of a “new hotness” QHD+ (3200x1800) IPS display. You still get Intel HD 5300 Graphics and 8GB of RAM, but the SSD had doubled in capacity to 512GB and a faster Core M 5Y71 handles processing duties.... Read more...
While making our rounds at the Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco, we made sure to stop by to see ASUS, and we're glad we did. The company had on display its Transformer Book T300 Chi, purportedly the world's thinnest 12.5-inch detachable 2-in-1 laptop, and also its Zenbook UX305, supposedly the slimmest 13-inch QHD+ Ultrabook the world has ever seen. In case you missed our previous coverage, the Zenbook UX305 is powered by an Intel Core M (Broadwell) processor. Intel built the 14nm Core M specifically for fanless form factors such as tablets and 2-in-1 hybrid systems. It's much smaller than Haswell, and it's a big reason why Asus can lay claim to having the thinnest 13-inch QHD+ Ultrabook... Read more...