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Behind all the glitz and glamour, ASUS quietly launched the world’s slimmest laptop; it is powerful too

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ASUS ZENBOOK UX305_PR01

ASUS has officially announced the Zenbook UX305 Ultrabook , the world’s slimmest 13.3-inch QHD+ laptop , which is just 12.3mm thin and weighs just 2.2pounds which is less than a Kilogram ! The announcement came at IFA ( and you didn’t notice )

The body is literally very slim and looks a beautiful piece with its aluminium body frame. The ultrabook features a powerful Intel Core M processor with 8GB of RAM. The device runs on Windows 8.1, the latest version of Windows.

The UX305 provides the user the choice to choose between 256GB Solid-State storage (SSD) or a normal Hard Disk. The advantage of Solid-State storage is that it is much faster and less prone to damage.

The screen is 3200×1800- pixel multi-touch display. The large touchpad indicates that users can also choose between the touchscreen version and the normal version i.e. non touchscreen of the ultrabook.

The ASUS Zenbook UX305 looks like a complete package for most of the laptop users. Though their is no official word on the price. It gives a fair bit of competition to Apple, largely considering its full aluminium frame and option for a Solid State Drive.

ASUS EeeBook X205

ASUS EeeBook X205-blackASUS has also announced another laptop , EeeBook X205 , which is just 11.6-inch and also weighs less than 1 kg and is basically designed for students and young professionals. The laptop also runs on Windows 8.1.

The laptop will use Connected Standby Technology which enables the instant resume of the device from the sleep mode and an amazing internet experience. This is because, the laptop is always connected to the user’s social apps and email, even in the standby mode.

The EeeBook X205 will come in four color variants that are White , Gold , Red and Black.



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