ASUS Zenbook UX305, The Affordable Ultraportable

ASUS Zenbook UX305Thin seems to be in when it comes to gadgets nowadays, more particularly when talking about notebooks or laptops. We have seen a number of slim notebooks in the market that is thinner than a typical pocket book and lighter as well. Despite their size, these slim notebooks are just as powerful as most of their larger counterparts. But one thing that may prevent people from having them is the price. These slim notebooks come at a hefty price that others may have second thoughts getting one. But that is about to change with the arrival of the more affordable ASUS Zenbook UX305 ultraportable notebook.

The new ASUS Zenbook UX305 ultraportable notebook features a more affordable option for people who wish to enjoy the convenience of owning one. This notebook comes with the Intel Core M 5Y10 processor that allows for thinner notebooks. It also comes with an 8GB SDRAM and the Intel HD Graphics 5300 module. It has a13.3-inch Auto IPS FHD display and a 512GB SSD hard drive for the base unit. It runs on Windows 8.1 and comes with 802.11ac WLAN, BT 4.0 support, three USB 3.0 ports, and a built-in SD/SDHC card reader.

The ASUS Zenbook UX305 may appeal to many people because of its slim profile. This ultraportable is just 1.23 cm thick and weighs 1.2 kg. Despite its slim size, the ASUS Zenbook UX305 comes with a battery that is good for 10 hours of use. But what may surprise many people is that this ultraportable is one of the most affordable around. The base unit of the ASUS Zenbook UX305 costs only $699, compared to similar ultraportables that usually cost in the thousands. There is a higher end edition of the ASUS Zenbook UX305 coming out in April that will come with better features such as a 3,200×1,800 touchscreen display and others. This high-end unit is expected to cost around $999, still cheaper than similar gadgets in the market.

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