Earlier this month, Asus announced its entry into the CES 2019 with the new Chromebook lineup that included the Chromebook C204, Chromebook Flip C214, Chromebook C403 and Chromebook Tablet CT100. Weeks later, the Taiwanese company is all set to release a new range of laptops under its ZenBook brand – the ZenBook 14 and ZenBook 15, which were unveiled during IFA 2018. Both laptops will be available exclusively on Flipkart from January 30 at 10 AM for a starting price of Rs 71,990.
We at The Mobile Indian can already confirm that the ZenBook 13 and ZenBook 14 have now been listed on Flipkart under various configurations with a “coming soon” tag linked to all the new models. Flipkart has also revealed the price of the latest Asus ZenBooks – the ZenBook 13 starts from Rs 71,990 while the ZenBook 14 sells for a starting price of Rs 72,990. Additionally, the laptops can be purchased with a no-cost EMI option which starts from Rs 11,999 per month. Axis Bank is offering its users an additional 5 percent instant discount on purchasing any of the ZenBook through its Credit Cards or EMI schemes. Prepaid orders will also get an extra Rs 2,000 off if a user purchases the product before February 1.
Speaking about the slightly cheaper laptop model, the ZenBook 13 comes with a 13.3-inch Full HD LED Backlit Wideview NanoEdge Display which offers a bezel-less screen experience with crisp and colourful visuals. The screen also employs the ASUS Splendid technology and ASUS Tru2Life Video technology for tweaking the colours to its real nature and there’s an ErgoLift Hinge which tilts the keyboard to a comfortable position when opening the display.
The ZenBook 13 can be configured to feature the latest 8th generation Intel Core i5 or i7 processors with up to 8GB of RAM and 512GB of SSD storage. In terms of graphics, the ZenBook 13 can be purchased with the NVIDIA Geforce MX150. The machine runs on Windows 10 Home 64-bit operating system and has an HDMI Port, a USB 2.0 port, a USB 3.1 port and a USB 3.1 Type C port for all the connectivity options. For wireless options, the Asus laptop comes with gigabit-class Wi-Fi, ASUS Wi-Fi Master technology and Bluetooth 5.0.
Weighing in at 1.19 kgs, the ZenBook 13 will be available in Icicle Silver and Royal Blue colours for a starting price of Rs 71,990.
The Asus ZenBook 14 features a larger 14-inch Full HD LED Backlit Wideview NanoEdge Display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels and minimal bezels. Similar to the ZenBook 13, the 14-inch model also features an ErgoLift Hinge which tilts the keyboard to a comfortable position when opening the display and also improves cooling and performance of the audio.
The ZenBook 14 can be configured to be powered by an 8th generation Intel Core i7 processor with up to 8GB of RAM and 512GB of SSD storage. The quad-core CPU can be clocked to 4.6 GHz with Turbo Boost and is coupled with an NVIDIA Geforce MX150 that has 2GB of GDDR5 RAM. The laptop runs on Windows 10 Home and offers similar connectivity options which include 1 x USB 2.0, 1 x USB 3.1, 1 x USB 3.1 Type C, 1 x HDMI Port, a microSD card reader, gigabit-class Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 5.0.
The ZenBook 14 is available for a starting price of Rs 72,990 in Royal Blue and Icicle Silver colours on Flipkart. Both the ZenBook 13 and ZenBook 14 from Asus will be available on sale through Flipkart starting from January 30 at 10 AM.