Asus announces ZenBook Pro UX501 with 4K display
Today, Asus begins shipping the ZenBook Pro UX501 in the United States. The 15-inch machine is not only packed with latest components but also boasts a slim and stylish chassis.
Asus ZenBook Pro UX501 comes with quad-core Intel Core i7-4720HQ processor, an Nvidia GeForce GTX 960M graphics card with 2 GB of GDDR5 memory, 16 GB of RAM as well as a 512 GB PCIe x4 SSD with read speeds up to 1400 MB/s. On top of that, we get a 15-inch, 3840 x 2160 (4K/UHD), 282 ppi, IPS touch screen with 100% sRGB coverage. The display employs VisualMaster technology which, according to Asus, ensures incredible detail, clarity, accuracy and vibrant lifelike color.
The UX501’s aluminium chassis is 0.81 inches thick with laser-engraved ripple-effect pattern on top cover. The laptop weighs 5 lbs. Connectivity options include 802.11ac Wi-Fi, allowing transfer speeds up to 867 Mbps, as well as Thunderbolt 2.0.
The Asus ZenBook Pro UX501 will be available immediately in the US from the ASUS Store and select resellers at $1799.
Asus press release