CES 2017: ASUS Announces ZenBook 3 Deluxe With Kaby Lake Processors, Bigger Display, USB-C ports And More
Asus has announced the ZenBook 3 Deluxe which now goes head-to-head with MacBook Pro 2016. It was pegged to be lighter, thinner and faster than the MacBook Pro. As for the price and availability, the ASUS ZenBook 3 Deluxe will be available for $1,699 (roughly Rs. 115,300) starting from May 2017.
The 14-inch laptop, introduced at CES, fits into a 13.3-inch frame thanks to a smaller bezel surrounding the screen. Cutting the borders around the screen is a growing trend in laptops. The Asus ZenBook 3 Deluxe comes with a 14-inch Full HD 1920 x 1080 display. It is powered by the latest Intel Core i7-7500U Kaby Lake processor paired with up to 16GB of RAM. The Asus ZenBook 3 Deluxe offers up to 1TB of PCIe SSD storage. There are three USB Type-C ports, two of which support Thunderbolt 3.
ASUS has also enhanced they Keyboard performance with 1.2mm of key travel paired with a glass trackpad and a fingerprint scanner just above it. The Asus ZenBook 3 Deluxe also has a larger battery than the predecessor, along with four Harmon Kardon speakers for improved audio. The new Asus ZenBook 3 Deluxe is just 12.9 mm thick and weighs at 1.3 Kgs.