New Asus Zenbook S13 Wedges 13th Gen Intel, OLED Screen Into Extremely Thin Chassis
Asus’ 13.3-inch ultraportable is slimmer than ever. The company announced today that the new Asus Zenbook S13 OLED is just 1.09 centimeters (0.43 inches) thick and weighs 2.2 pounds (about 1 kilogram). thinner and lighter than mac book air on the M2. This model runs on Intel’s Core i7-1355U.
In addition, the new model is slimmer and lighter than the previous model. Existing S13 OLEDIt uses an AMD Ryzen 6800U CPU, weighs 2.43 pounds (1.1 kg) and measures 0.59 inches (14.9 inches). That laptop was often hard to find in stores, so perhaps the switch to Intel has something to do with availability.
|CPU||Intel Core i7-1355U|
|graphic||Intel Iris Xe (integrated)|
|RAM||Up to 32GB LPDDR5-6000|
|depository||Up to 1TB PCIe 4.0 x4 SSD|
|screen||13.3-inch, 2880 x 1800, 16:10 “Lumina” OLED display, DisplayHDR True Black 500|
|connectivity||Wi-Fi 6E, Bluetooth 5.2|
|size||11.66 x 8.52 x 0.43 inches (296.2 216.3 x 10.9 mm)|
|weight||2.2 lbs (1 kg)|
Other specs of the new Zenbook include 32 GB of LPDDR5 RAM, 1 TB of storage, a 63 WHr battery, and a 13.3-inch, 2880 x 1800 “Lumina” OLED display (Asus claims this is the brand of OLED display. suggesting that it is only a name). Its OLED screen is Dolby Vision support and True Black 500 certified, with peak brightness up to 550 nits, and Asus promises 100% coverage of his DCI-P3 color gamut. Asus says the OLED panel makes the lid 30% slimmer than previous models. Still, the laptop has his FHD camera with IR for Windows Hello login.
The laptop comes in a gray or blue finish, with the gray version using recycled aluminum. Asus says it uses a proprietary “plasma ceramic aluminum material for the lid,” which makes it more resistant to wear and tear. It also suggests that each lid is “individually unique,” like a stone, and that the design meets his MIL-STD 810H military durability standards. From the pictures it looks like it’s going to be an attractive and eye-catching notebook, but we’ll let the lab decide.
Asus also says its circuit boards are lighter, have fewer layers, and “use more transistors to increase wiring density,” which means that despite being very small, they are theoretically capable of claims to improve
Despite its sleek size, it has a USB Type-A (USB 3.2 Gen 2) port, a pair of Thunderbolt 4 ports, an HDMI 2.1 output, and a 3.5mm headphone jack.
One place you might notice a reduction in size is the keyboard. Again, the system needs time to really make a decision, but the keys seem a little less staggered than on a standard keyboard, with short backspace, enter, tab, caps lock and left shift keys there is. The keyboard is housed in a black well. macbook pro.
Asus says the Zenbook S 13 OLED (UX5304) will be available with a suggested retail price of $1,399.99. at ABT (opens in new tab)But when I followed up Asus told me you can find it too best buy (opens in new tab), Amazon (opens in new tab)and new egg (opens in new tab)At $1,399.99 for 32GB of RAM and 1TB of storage, that’s a solid price.
The laptop goes on sale today, so get your hands on it quickly and do a detailed review, best ultrabook.