Asus had officially launched the Zenbook 3 and Transformer 3 Pro laptops in India, yesterday along with the Zenfone 3 smartphones. The Zenbook 3 is priced at Rs. 1,47,990, whereas the Transformer 3 Pro 2-in-1 laptop is priced at Rs. 1,44,990.
Asus Zenbook 3:
The Asus Zenbook 3 features a 12.5-inch Full HD (1920×1080) LED Back-lit display with 300nits of brightness and Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection. It is powered by an Intel Core i7 processor, paired with 16GB of 2133MHz LPDDR3 RAM and up to 512G M.2 SSD/512G SATA3 M.2 SSD storage. It has a battery life of 9 hours and comes with fast-charging technology that can charge up to 60% battery in just 49 minutes. The laptop will run on Windows 10.
The Zenbook 3 comes with quad-speaker audio by Harman Kardon and supports USB Type-C port. It also has built-in fingerprint reader with Windows Hello support that offers one-touch access, and the laptop is made from aerospace-grade aluminum alloy. It also features a full-size backlit keyboard with 19.8mm key pitch which is similar to most desktop keyboards and 0.8mm key travel to deliver comfortable typing experience.
The Asus Zenbook 3 measures 11.9mm and weigh 910 g. It comes in Royal Blue, Rose Gold, and Quartz Grey color variants.
Asus Transformer 3 Pro:
Asus Transformer 3 Pro is the ultra-slim 2-in-1 PC’s that flaunts a 12.6-inch display with a 2880 x 1920 resolution and 275 ppi pixel density. Under the hood, it has Intel’s Core i7 processor, clubbed with 16GB of 2133MHz RAM and up to a 1TB PCIe Gen 3 x4 SSD storage. It will run on Windows 10 OS.
The Transformer 3 Pro feature the USB Type-C and Thunderbolt 3 connections, Harmon Kardon speakers, fingerprint reader and HDMI ports. The 2-in-1 PCs is also compatible with ASUS accessories such as the Pen, a Universal Dock, an AudioPod, and the ROG XG Station 2. It has a thickness of 8.35mm and comes in Gold color only.
Both these laptops will be available from October via all major online retailers, Asus Exclusive Stores and leading retail stores.