Asus announced the ZenBook 3 (UX390UA) for India back in August. The sale will start from November 27 with a starting price of Rs. 1,13,990. It will be available in Royal Blue, Rose Gold, and Quartz Gray color variants. The Transformer 3 Pro will be available in retail stores from January 2017 with a starting price of Rs. 1,10,990 (for the Core i5 variant). The Asus ZenBook 3 is the company’s flagship Ultrabook which measure just 11.9mm thick and weighs just 910 grams.
Asus ZenBook 3 Specifications
The Asus ZenBook 3 is powered by 7th generation Intel Kaby-Lake processors. Options include, a Core i5-7200U, 8GB of RAM and 512GB SATA 3 M.2 SSD model for Rs. 1,13,990; Core i7-7500U, 8GB of RAM and 512GB SATA 3 M.2 SSD model for Rs. 1,23,990; and the top-of-the-line variant with a Core i7-7500U, 16GB of RAM and a 512GB PCIe M.2 SSD for Rs. 1,47,990.
The main highlighted features of the ZenBook 3 according to Asus are that, it sports the world’s thinnest fan at 3mm; has an 82 percent screen to body ratio; bears a Corning Gorilla Glass 4 panel, and is claimed to have a 9-hour battery life that’s coupled with quick charging – 60 percent charge can be achieved in 49 minutes. The laptop also features a gold-backlit keyboard with “twice the key travel” of the MacBook. The ZenBook weighs in at 910 grams, measures 11.9mm in thickness, and sports a fingerprint reader. To put that in comparison, the MacBook is 13mm at its thickest point, and weighs in at 920 grams.