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Asus Zenbook 3 Deluxe UX490UA

Specifications

Asus Zenbook 3 Deluxe UX490UA
Asus Zenbook 3 Deluxe UX490UA (ZenBook 3 Series)
Processor
Graphics adapter
Memory
16384 MB 
, LPDDR3 2133MHz SDRAM Onboard Memory
Display
14 inch 16:9, 1920x1080 pixel 157 PPI, Capacitive, LED backlit, 72% NTSC with 178˚ wide-viewing angle, glossy: yes
Mainboard
Intel Kaby Lake-U Premium PCH
Storage
,  GB 
, 1TB PCIE Gen3X4 SSD
Connections
2 USB 3.1 Gen2, 1 Thunderbolt, Audio Connections: 3.5mm, 1 Fingerprint Reader
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n/ac), Bluetooth 4.1
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 12.9 x 329 x 216 ( = 0.51 x 12.95 x 8.5 in)
Battery
46 Wh, 4-cell
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64 Bit
Camera
Webcam: VGA
Additional features
Speakers: Stereo, Keyboard: Chiclet, Keyboard Light: yes
Weight
1.1 kg ( = 38.8 oz / 2.43 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)

 

Average Score: 76.33% - good
Average of 3 scores (from 7 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 88%, features: - %, display: 90% mobility: 88%, workmanship: 90%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Asus Zenbook 3 Deluxe UX490UA

70% Asus ZenBook 3 Deluxe UX490UA Review
Source: Laptop Mag English
The Asus ZenBook 3 Deluxe UX490UA is an incredibly slim laptop with breathtaking looks, a vivid display and a comfortable keyboard. On the surface, it's easy to fall in love with this comely clamshell. The biggest ding to the device is its poor battery life, coming in under 7 hours in our tests. At least you can use an external webcam to replace the poor, low-res one that comes built in, but you shouldn't have to do that on a $1,700 machine. If you can handle a thicker laptop, consider the Dell XPS 13, which is still our favorite notebook. It lasts longer on a charge, and offers strong performance and a wide variety of ports. Although you can get it starting at $800, I'd recommend starting at the $1,000 or $1,350 configurations for better specs. If you were looking at dropping $1,700 on the ZenBook 3, that's a deal. But if you're going for style points, the ZenBook 3 Deluxe earns top marks. Whether you're at work, the office or home, someone's going to notice your laptop.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/22/2017
Rating: Total score: 70%
70% Asus ZenBook 3 Deluxe (UX490UA) Review and Ratings
Source: Computer Shopper English
The ZenBook 3 Deluxe makes it on our list of notebooks that look and feel at least as expensive as they are. The blue and gold design of our review unit looked classy from every angle. As a matter of fact, it could be hard to see from some angles; at 0.51 inch, this is one seriously thin 14-incher, and we weren’t able to find anything thinner. And despite its svelte chassis, the ZenBook 3 Deluxe had impeccable quality and strength.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/22/2017
Rating: Total score: 70%
Hands on: Asus ZenBook 3 Deluxe review
Source: Techradar English
Asus clearly looks to boost its ZenBook line with the Deluxe to not just compete against the 12-inch MacBook, but now the new entry-level MacBook Pro. The thing is, though, that with the MacBook Pro, you’re getting a far sharper screen for 200 bucks less.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/06/2017

Foreign Reviews

Das kann das schönste Notebook der Welt
Source: Blick German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/20/2017
Asus Zenbook 3 Deluxe
Source: WinFuture German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 01/10/2017
89% Asus Zenbook 3 Deluxe, análisis: ultrabook por fuera, "bestia" por dentro
Source: Xataka Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/09/2017
Rating: Total score: 89% performance: 88% display: 90% mobility: 88% workmanship: 90%
ASUS ZenBook 3 Deluxe UX490UA
Source: Geeknetic Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Compact size; premium design; lightweight; powerful hardware; good speakers. Negative: Many bloatwares; poor display.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/12/2017

Comment

Intel HD Graphics 620: Integrated GPU (GT2) found on some Kaby-Lake CPU models (15 W ULV series). Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
Intel Core i7: The Intel Core i7 for laptops is based on the LG1156 Core i5/i7 CPU for desktops. The base clock speed of the CPUs is relatively low, but because of a huge Turbo mode, the cores can dynamically overclock to up to 3.2 GHz (920XM). Therefore, the CPU can be as fast as high clocked dual-core CPUs (using single threaded applications) but still offer the advantage of 4 cores. Because of the large TDP of 45 W / 55 W, the CPU is only intended for large laptops.  
7500U: Kaby-Lake based SoC with two CPU cores clocked at 2.7 to 3.5 GHz, HyperThreading and manufactured with an improved 14nm process.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
14":

Above all, this display size is used for subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles. For all three types, this size is quite large. The biggest variety of subnotebooks is represented with this size.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
1.1 kg:

This weight is typical for big tablets, small subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 10-11 inch display-diagonal.


Asus: ASUSTeK Computer Incorporated, a Taiwanese multinational company, produces motherboards, graphics cards, optical drives, PDAs, computer monitors, notebook computers, servers, networking products, mobile phones, computer cases, computer components, and computer cooling systems. The company's 2007 revenues reached US$6.9 billion. ASUS also produces components for other manufacturers. The Eee PC initiated the netbook boom in 2008.

In the notebook sector, Asus had a global market share of about 11% from 2014-2016, making it the fourth largest laptop manufacturer. In the smartphone sector, Asus is not among the Top 5 and has only a small market share (as of 2016).


76.33%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Stefan Hinum, 2017-01-25 (Update: 2017-01-25)