Asus ZenBook 13, ZenBook 14, VivoBook S14 and VivoBook Ultra K14 launched in India; prices start at INR 39,990 (US$534)
Asus has released the ZenBook 13, ZenBook 14, Vivobook S14, and VivoBook Ultra K14 in India. They are refreshes of existing VivoBook and ZenBook SKUs and come with tenth-generation Intel chips. No AMD options this time around, unfortunately.
The Asus VivoBook Ultra K14 K413 is the most affordable laptop of the lot, starting at INR 39,990 (US$534). That price is likely for the Intel Core i3-10110U version of the notebook. The Core i5-10210U flavor will likely set you back by more. Unfortunately, there is no option for a dedicated GPU with all models restricted to Intel UHD Graphics 620 GPU. Up to 8GB of DDR4 RAM can be added. It can be paired with up to a 512GB NVMe SSD.
The Core i3-powered version of the Asus VivoBook K14 Ultra K413 comes with a 14-inch resolution of 1336x768. The higher-end variant will get you FHD resolution. Connectivity options include support for Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.0, 2xUSB 2.0 ports, 1xUSB 3.1 port, 1xUSB Type-C port and an SD card reader. The laptop will be available for purchase on Asus' website soon.
Those looking for a laptop with a dedicated graphics card will prefer the Asus VivoBook S14 S433 over the Asus VivoBook K41 K413. It comes with an Nvidia GeForce MX250 GPU instead and a 14' IPS panel with FHD resolution. One can pick between an Intel Core i5-10210U and Core i7-10510U for the CPU. Additionally, the RAM and storage limits have been bumped up to 16GB and 1TB, respectively. Connectivity options on the Asus VivoBook S14 S433 are identical to that of the VivoBook Ultra K41. It will retail for INR 67,990 (US$907) and will soon be available across all online and offline platforms.
Asus' ZenBook line of laptops comes with high-end specs and is meant for those with a little more spending money. For starters, you get two Thunderbolt 3.0 ports at the expense of USB 2.0 ports. Additionally, you get newer 10nm Intel Ice Lake CPUs instead of the 14nm Comet Lake ones. One can pick between an Intel Core i3-1005G1, Core i5-1035G1, and a Core i7-1065G7 CPU. There is no option to add a dedicated GPU, unfortunately.
The Asus ZenBook 13 UX325 and ZenBook 14 UX435 come with a 13-inch and 14-inch FHD screens, respectively. They have an impressive 92% screen-to-body ratio and a peak brightness of 300 nits. The laptops' trackpad can also double up as a number pad upon request. Their webcams have 3D and IR capabilities and are compatible with Windows Hello. Lastly, the notebooks can be configured with up to 32GB of DDR4 RAM clocked at 3200MHz and a 2TB NVMe SSD. Prices for both models will start at INR 79,990 (US$1,068).
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