[IFA 2018]: ASUS announces new ZenBook lineup with ultra-thin bezels

“ASUS’ new ZenBooks feature number pads integrated into the touchpads”

ASUS has decided to go minimalistic when it comes to bezels. The company has announced its latest ZenBook lineup with slimmer bezels and 8th-generation Intel Core processors. As part of the new lineup, ASUS has pulled the covers off the ZenBook 13 (UX333), ZenBook 14 (UX433), ZenBook Flip 15 (UX562) and the ZenBook Flip 13 (UX362).

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ASUS ZenBook 13, ZenBook 14 and ZenBook 15

The ASUS ZenBook 13, ZenBook 14 and the ZenBook 15 now come with a new frameless ASUS NanoEdge display. This not only helps in achieving a sleek look but also enhances the screen real estate with a staggering 95 per cent screen-to-body ratio. The hinge mechanism can also be used to tilt the laptop to a comfortable angle. That apart, the new ZenBook comes with a backlit numeric pad built right into the touchpad.

Powering the new ZenBook 13, 14, and 15 are 8th-Gen Intel Core i7 processors. On the graphics front, ASUS offers up to Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 Max-Q graphics.

ASUS ZenBook Flip 13 and ZenBook Flip 15

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ASUS has been promising a smaller footprint every time it comes out with a new ZenBook lineup and this time it is no different. The ASUS ZenBook Flip 13 and the ZenBook Flip 15 are touted as the “world’s most compact convertible laptops.” ASUS also adds that the new ZenBook Flip devices are actually 10 percent smaller than its predecessors. Once again, the ASUS ZenBook Flip 13 and the ZenBook Flip 15 feature a frameless NanoEdge display with an impressive screen to body ratio of 90 percent. Other novelties include Windows Hello support and the touchpad number pad.

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Both the ZenBook Flip 13 and Flip 15 feature 8th-Gen Intel Core i7 processors with the Nvidia GTX 1050 Max-Q graphics and a display optimised for accurate color rendering. ASUSsays that both the devices have been specifically designed with mixed-reality applications in mind. It is also worth mentioning that the ZenBook Flip meets the military-grade MIL-STD-801G standards. That being said, ASUS is yet to announce the availability and the pricing for the new ZenBooks.
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