This new laptop is aimed for young professionals, students and other enthusiasts. The Asus Zenbook UX305 features a new 13.6-inch screen and it was first revealed at IFA in Berlin. It comes in four different colors: white, red, black and gold. The company considers the Zenbook UX305 to be one of the slimmest laptops on the market, measuring 12.3mm thick and weighing 2.6 pounds. The laptop is available in the US for the price of 699 dollars.
The Asus Zenbook UX305 looks great with its all-aluminum frame and also feels like a luxurious piece of kit. Unfortunately, it is a little fingerprint magnet and if the owner wants the laptop to look at its best, a cleaning cloth nearby might come in as handy. The new device comes with an Intel Core M processor, powered by 8GB of RAM and Intel HD Graphics 5300. These features will surely allow Windows to run along nicely. We are not sure how the new device handles video and photo editing or other demand tasks, but that remains to be determined. Zenbook connect to the Web via dual-band 802.11 Wi-Fi.
The laptop also comes with a 256GB solid-state storage, which is enough for music, movies and other big files. The user will have an advantage using solid-state drive because it’s less prone to damage and much faster than a hard disc. With a solid-state drive, all the data will be in a safe place. Asus Zenbook UX305 comes with Windows 8.1, the latest version of Microsoft’s famous software for PCs and laptops. The operating system is also updated for smartphone, tablet and touchscreen age. It is famous for its simplicity, using colorful square, called “live titles” appearing on the home screen and used for shortcuts to applications.
The laptop’s screen is a 3,200×1,800-pixel multi-touch display. To be mentioned that the touchscreen and Windows 8 fit perfectly together. If the user is not familiar swiping on a laptop screen, the device also comes with a large touchpad by the keyboard. Asus Zenbook UX305 is an attractive laptop and with its slim design, it surely will attract numerous professional users.