Asus announces thin Zenbook with Core-M processor




Asus has announced a new ultrabook in the Zenbook series at the IFA in Berlin. The Zenbook UX305 is thinner than its predecessor, at a screen with higher resolution. The UX305 is the first Asus laptop with a Core-M CPU, based on Broadwell architecture.

The Zenbook UX305, like previous Zenbooks a wedge-shaped design and is only 12.3 millimeters thick. The thinness is undoubtedly made ​​possible by the efficient Core M processor that is based on Intel’s 14nm Broadwell architectures and low energy consumption. The M-Core processors have not yet been officially announced by Intel and it is not yet known which variant of the processor in the 1.2 kilogram lightweight aluminum housing of the UX305 is.

Compared to the previous generation Zenbook has the screen of the UX305 also received an upgrade. The 13.3 “panel now has a ‘maximum’ resolution of 3200×1800 pixels. Asus This seems to indicate that, as with the UX301, UX305 also cheaper versions of a lower screen will come. Finally Available the press release states that the SSD has a capacity of 256GB, other specifications such as the size of the memory are not listed.

Asus has announced that it is not yet known if or when the Zenbook UX305 comes to the Netherlands and how much the laptop will cost. The introductory price of the most expensive version of the UX301 was 1800 euros.

Asus Zenbook UX305


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