ASUS recently announced all-new slim and light ZenBook 14 (UX425) to their lineup, all all-new generation 14-inch ultraportable laptop in the ZenBook Classic series. This all-new design is even thinner and lighter than the previous generation. The all-new slim and light ZenBook 14 is the world’s thinnest 14-inch laptop that offers comprehensive and versatile I/O capabilities and connectivity.
Timeless Beauty, Effortless Portability
The ASUS ZenBook 14 (UX425) is packed inside a compact and elegant all-metal chassis that’s a mere 13.9mm thin, designed for effortless portability. It is also incredibly power efficient, with up to an 22 hours of battery life on a single charge, allowing the user to keep the charger at home for many trips to minimise weight and bulk, ideal for the modern on the move lifestyle users.
Timeless new colour enhanced the all-new stylish ZenBook 14 (UX425) design. Pine Grey is a glossy shade that is calm and peaceful. It projects professional wisdom, and features a special off-center version of the iconic ZenBook spun-metal finish.
Unrivalled I/O Ports
The world’s thinnest laptop to offer un-compromised I/O capabilities, redefining what’s possible in an ultra-thin laptop. The ASUS ZenBook 14 (UX425) at just 13.9mm thin, unique for its size yet this ultra-thin laptop is still able to include full-size HDMI and USB Type-A ports, two high speed Thunderbolt 3 USB-C ports and a microSD card reader for easy transfer. No other current 14-inch laptops offers all these I/O ports in such a thin design.
The two Thunderbolt 3 USB-C ports support fast charging, up to two 4K UHD external displays and up to 40 Gbps for data speeds allowing ultrafast transfers.
The ZenBook 14 (UX425) also supports the new ASUS USB-C Easy Charge feature, which allows the laptop to be be conveniently charged from a wide range of standard USB-C chargers. With USB-C Easy Charge, users can enjoy ultrafast charging with the bundled 65-watt charger, or the laptop can be charged at slower rates when wall sockets are unavailable, using airline chargers, portable chargers or power banks. This function would be useful during long journeys or travel in locations with limited mains power.
The ZenBook 14 (UX425) has bright and clear four-sided NanoEdge display, with slim bezels creating a 90% screen-to-body ratio for a more immersive viewing experience. This new laptop also has a new edge-to-edge ergonomic keyboard design that increases the size of the keyboard giving a more comfortable typing experience.
This also creates space for an extra set of useful function keys at the right-hand side of the the keyboard. The precision-engineered ErgoLift hinge automatically tilts the keyboard to the optimum typing angle when the lid is lifted, providing maximum typing comfort for the user. This also creates space under the laptop for extra cooling airflow.
There is also the productivity-enhancing ASUS NumberPad 2.0, a dual-function touchpad with an integrated LED-illuminated full-size numeric keypad, giving users easy data entry. By simply tapping the icon on the touchpad turns NumberPad on and off.
An integrated infrared (IR) camera is located on the top bezel, making password-free face login fast and easy with Windows Hello. They also works well in dmi lighting conditions.
Powered by the latest 10th Generation Intel Core processors, all the way up to the Core i7 series, providing the ZenBook 14 (UX425) with faster, smoother and more responsive performance than the previous generation. Equipped together with 8GB of high-speed RAM, helping users to blitz through daily tasks.
The ZenBook 14 (UX425) has some of the fastest solid-state storage available, with up to 1 TB PCIe® 3.0 x4 SSD that ensure fast boot times and near-instant app loading.
With the latest WiFi 6 (802.11ax) users can enjoy wireless speeds which is up to 3X faster than WiFi 5, with 4X more network capacity and up to 75% lower latency.
Whether working, creating, or simply enjoying entertainment, the new ZenBook 14 (UX425) makes everything effortless.
Pricing and Availability
The ZenBook 14 (UX425) will be retailing from S$1,398. All models will be available at ASUS Exclusive Store, ASUS Online Store and all authorised retailers.
* Information and pictures courtesy of ASUS Singapore *