Asus unveils scratch-proof Zenbook UX301 and UX302
Asus has unveiled yet another Zenbook at the ifa 2013 for those who are looking for toughness inside and out. Dubbed Asus Zenbook UX302 and Zenbook UX301 feature a Gorilla Glass 3-layered lids which not only protects the devices from all the scratches but also gives shiny look. If you want to know the highlights of the Gorilla Glass 3, Corning’s new Gorilla Glass 3 is thin and features Proprietary Native Damage Resistance technology, which doubles its scratch resistance and 40% reduction in scratch visibility.
Both Zenbooks stand out in design with Asus metallic metal design, giving the device a premium and shiny look. The Ultrabooks will be available in two choices of colors, Moonstone White and Sapphire Blue.
The new Zenbooks will be available in many configurations. Both Zenbook UX302 and Zenbook UX301 utilizes a 13.3-inch IPS displays with a 1920×1080 Full HD resolution and if it is not just enough for your graphic hunger, it can be upgraded to 2560×1440 WQHD. The systems are promised to offer a 178-degree viewing angle.
Under the hood, you have an Intel’s 4th generation Intel Core Haswell processors and optional high-end dual-core Core i7-4558U CPU. The company also offers an option to add more graphics to the Ultrabooks with Intel’s new Iris graphics chip or NVIDIA’s GeForce GT 730M GPU. For storage, you have an option to add a 512GB RAID0 SSD.
Other standard features for both Zenbook UX302 and UX301 include Bluetooth 4.0, WiFi 802.11ac and USB 3.0 connectivity as well as keyboards with automatic backlight level control and large touchpads tuned for Windows 8 gesture support. Both devices also boast Asus’a own SonicMaster audio technology.
Things yet to be revealed is the price and release date for the new Zenbook UX301 and UX302, but stay tuned we will keep you posted.
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