Asus, one of the famous Computer maker in the world has reportedly release a new premium portable business laptop in ZENBOOK UX31A line up that designed for high end users. Asus ZENBOOK UX31A-XB73 is a high end ultrabook with a gorgeous and sleek design, along with ultimate performance from Intel Ivy Bridge i7 dual core processor. If the performance and design are your big concern, the ZENBOOK UX31A-XB73 laptop is best choice Asus fan that looking for best alternative to 13.3 inch Series 9 portable laptop from Samsung or Apple’s MacBook Air.
Asus ZENBOOK UX31A-XB73 13.3 inch ultrabook is designed as a direct competitor to Sony VAIO Pro 13 SVP13213CXS ultrabook and Samsung Series 9 NP900X3E-A02US 13.3 inch ultrabook. Like both of them, this portable machine also comes with a gorgeous light and thin design, make this machine easy to carry around with you and perfect for companion at home, office or when you on the go. Weighing around at 2.86 lbs / 1.3 kg and made from high quality precision-crafted aluminum for construction, the laptop fells light and solid in your hand. In term of size, the Silver Aluminum ultrabook has dimension in 12.8 x 8.78 x 0.12-0.7 inches (32.51 x 22.3cm x 0.30-1.78cm), slightly thicker than the Sony VAIO Pro 13 model which has dimension in 12.6 x 8.5 x 0.6 inch (32.0 x 21.6 x 1.5 cm).
As a premium portable business laptop that designed for high end users, Asus ZENBOOK Prime UX31A-XB73 laptop also provides ultimate power and performance, even for the most demanding office and business multitasks. For the heart, it comes with a Intel Core i7-3537U dual core processor which has a base clock rates at 2.0GHZ, features a 4 MB L3-Cache and powered by Intel Turbo Boost technology to improved performance up to 3.1GHZ. Under the hood, the 8GB of DDR3 SDRAM, Intel HM76 Express Chipset and the 64-bit version of Microsoft Windows 7 Professional Edition ensures users will get fast and smooth business and multimedia multitasks, such as light home editing video or editing photo with Photoshop software.
Similar to Sony Vaio ultrabook, the newest Asus ZENBOOK Prime ultrabook also boasts a 13.3 inch Full High Definition display with LED-backlit technology and anti-glare technology. The integrated Intel HD Graphics 4000 as graphics accelerator provides more than enough graphics performance for play modern games and vivid color for watch 1080P HD video playback. The company claims if this machine can produces maximum internal resolution at 1920 x 1080 pixels and offers 350cd/m2 brightness.
For storage needs, the ultra portable laptop equipped with a 256GB SSD (Solid State Drive) Serial ATA 600, more than enough to store all business and office files, along with faster load and boot performance. Like other premium Asus’s laptop, the UX31A-XB73 also brings a frameless illuminated Chiclet keyboard, offers fast and comfortable typing experience, especially if you did not have a big fingers. Two high quality stereo speakers (Bang & Olufsen ICEpower) that located above the keyboard and optimized by SonicMaster Audio delivers fairly loud, crisp and rich audio.
Above the 13.3 inch matte finish display, user will be find a High Definition 720p web camera that integrated with digital microphone, offers crisp face to face video communications and clearly voice chats. Of course, like other business laptop on its price, this machine also brings a full range of port features, includes two USB port, 3.5mm audio combos jack, VGA port and multimedia card reader slot with supports Memory Stick PRO, xD-Picture Card, Memory Stick, MultiMediaCard (MMC) and Secure Digital (SD) Card formats.
Other ZENBOOK UX31A-XB73 laptop specifications are Bluetooth 4.0, IEEE 802.11 a/g/n Wireless LAN for internet connection and a 4-cell Lithium Polymer 6840 mAh battery. Asus claims if the battery can produces more than 6 hours of battery usage on full charge. There are also a few preloaded applications for productivity and multimedia, such as Power4Gear Hybrid, Power2Go, Nuance PDF Microsoft Office 2010 Professional (two month trial) and more.
Yeah, this is not the lightest 13.3 inch ultrabook and no have a multi touch function, but with a gorgeous and sleek design and powerful performance, the newest ZENBOOK UX31A ultrabook is still a great choice for business and professional users. If you interested, Asus ZENBOOK UX31A-XB73 13.3 inch ultrabook is ready now in major retailer and online with a starting price around at $1,632. So, what do you think? Are you decided to buy this portable laptop?