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ASUS ZenBook 13, 14 pack plenty of ports into slim bodies

ASUS Zenbook 13 2020 Back Diagonal
ASUS Zenbook 13 2020 Back Diagonal (Image credit: Newegg)

ASUS Zenbook 14 2020 Diagonal

Source: Newegg (Image credit: Source: Newegg)

What you need to know

  • ASUS launched the new Zenbook 13 and Zenbook 14.
  • The thin and light laptops feature a wide range of ports, especially for their sizes.
  • Both laptops start at $800 and are available starting today.

ASUS launched the latest versions of the Zenbook 13 and ZenBook 14 today. Both laptops feature screens with tiny displays and pack plenty of ports along their sides. Despite their thin and light form factor, the laptops feature full-size HDMI and USB-A ports, two Thunderbolt 3 USB-C ports, and a microSD card reader. The ZenBook 13 starts at $800 (opens in new tab) as does the ZenBook 14 (opens in new tab). Both laptops are available starting today.

Both laptops feature a 90 percent screen-to-body ratio, an ultra-low power 1-watt display, and can get up to 22 hours of battery life according to ASUS. They have an ASUS NumberPad 2.0 which places a touch number pad inside the trackpad. They also feature the unique ErgoLift hinge which raises the screen up when opened and allows air to flow below the body of the device when in use.

CategoryASUS Zenbook 13 and 14
Operating SystemWindows 10 Pro
Windows 10 Home
DisplayZenbook 13: 13.3" LED FHD (1920 x 1080)
Zenbook 14: 14" LED FHD (1920 x 1080)
ProcessorIntel Core i5-1035G1
Intel Core i7-1065G7
GraphicsIntel Iris Plus Graphics
Intel UHD Graphics
Memory8GB 3200 MHz LPDDR4x
StorageUp to 512GB 3.0 x4 NVMe SSD
Battery67Wh
Ports2 x Thunderbolt 3 USB-C with ASUS USB-C Easy Charge
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A
1 x Standard HDMI 2.0
1 x MicroSD card reader
WirelessWi-Fi 6
Bluetooth 5.0
CameraHD IR with Windows Hello
DimensionZenbook 13: 304 x 203 x 13.9 mm (11.96" x 7.99" x 0.55")
Zenbook 14: 319 x 208 x 13.9 mm (12.56" x 8.18" x 0.55")
WeightZenbook 13: ~1.07 kg (~2.36 lbs)
Zenbook 14: ~1.13 kg (~2.49 lbs)
PriceZenbook 13: From $800
Zenbook 14: From $900

On the inside, the laptops run 10th Gen Intel Core processors and have up to 8GB of RAM. They also support Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5.0 for modern connectivity.

Both laptops support ASUS USB-C Easy Charge, which allows them to be charged from a range of plugs or power sources. They can be charged quickly with an included 65-watt charger or charged slowly from a power bank or sockets with less power, such as airline chargers.

Both the ZenBook 13 and 14 are available in Pine Grey or Lilac Mist.

Sean Endicott
Sean Endicott

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1 Comment
  • I always liked the design of zenbooks and his price too. Does anyone how good pen support is on their 2-1 zenbook? (I first thought they lacked pen support but apparently some of them have it but Asus is very cryptic about it in general)