The new Asus Zenbook 13 OLED shows you visuals you’ve never experienced before. It is both portable and incredibly compact yet offers a strong set of connectivity options. Built for powerful performance and real-life visuals, it is the perfect choice for users on the go.
Stylish and durable
The Zenbook 13 OLED’s chassis and lid are both made of diamond-cut aluminum alloy. Like all Asus Zenbooks, it has a unique concentric-cycle finish that makes for a pleasing and refined appearance. With a side profile of 13.9 mm and a weight of 1.14 kg, you get a slim and light design that is easy to carry with you. To prevent the hustle and bustle of our busy lives, to ensure that the Zenbook 13 OLED meets the MIL-STD-810 US military standard for reliability and durability. Rigorous stress testing that exceeds industry-determined standards in Asus performance so you can use your laptop with peace of mind.
OLED Nano Edge HDR Display
You get a 13.3-inch OLED HDR display on the ZenBook 13 OLED that supports 1,920 x 1,080 resolution and 0.2ms response time. The display comes with 100 percent DCI-P3 coverage and is validated to provide the most accurate color accuracy to Pantone. To ensure color accuracy across a wide range of brightness levels, Asus panels are calibrated to accurately reproduce colors in 3D color amounts regardless of brightness level. For HDR content and creative professionals, this is a big deal.
On top of that, the ZenBook 13 OLED has a 1,000,000: 1 contrast ratio with support for a 400nit brightness. By mixing this contrast with accurate color reproduction of the panel, the material looks crisp and vibrant. Nevertheless, with Asus’s focus on eye care, the display reduces potentially harmful blue light emissions by up to 70 percent compared to a typical LCD panel certified by TUV Rheinland.
Ultimate typing experience
The ZenBook 13 OLED’s keyboard is complimented by the 4-sided NanoEdge display and the ErgoLift design of the laptop. It automatically bends when the lid allows for a comfortable typing experience and better heat dissipation. The edge-to-edge design of the keyboard uses the space available on a compact machine. Each key has a micro 0.15 mm dish-shaped indentation with 1.4 mm key travel. Not only is there room for independent function keys, but there are also additional dedicated hotkeys that help you with key functions such as capturing your screen or turning on the keyboard backlight.
The ZenBook 13 OLED Asus comes with numberpad 2.0 support for its glass trackpad. It is an LED illuminated numeric keypad integrated into the touchpad for lack of a physical number pad. This gives you a productive way of entering numbers for both data entry and computation.
The ZenBook 13 OLED packs an 11th Gen Intel Core i7 processor with 16GB LPDDR4 RAM and 1TB of PCIe 3.0 NVMe SSD storage. The processor supports Intel Iris Xe graphics that allow for better computing performance and enables FHD gameplay up to 60fps. For those with creative workflows, the processor provides Intel Deep Learning Boost AI acceleration and AV1 media encoding and decoding.
With wireless connectivity staples such as WiFi 6 and Bluetooth 5.0, the ZenBook 13 is a healthy selection of OLED sports ports. There are two Thunderbolt 4 Type-C USB ports that support 40Gbps data bandwidth, the new USB 4.0 standard, and 8K display output. Along with these, you get an HDMI 2.0 port, a Type-A USB 3.2 Gen 1 port and a microSD card reader. For those wanting headphone jack support, Asus bundles the Type-C 3.5mm dongle out of the box with Hi-Res audio certification.
For power, the ZenBook 13 OLED has a 67Wh battery that gives up to 13 hours of battery life. It supports Type-C USB Easy Charge, a feature that allows charging with a wide range of standard Type-C USB chargers (5V-20V). You can also benefit from ultrafast charging with any PD (power delivery) certified charger, including the 65W fast charging adapter included in the box. With this, you can go from 2-percent to 60-percent in just 49 minutes.
Audio professionals will also be happy to see the Harman Kardon dual speaker experience on the ZenBook 13 OLED. The audio is tuned to speakers by experts from the Asus Golden Year team who offer loud volume, rich depth, and surround effects.
Pricing and availability
The Asus ZenBook 13 OLED (UX325) will be available at UAE starting April 8, 2021 at Dh3,799 on Virgin Megastore, Jumbo, Shroff DG, Amax, ECIT, Comptronic, Gulf Micro, AL Irshad and Amazon.
This content comes from Reach by Gulf News, the branded content team at GN Media.