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.
|Category||ASUS Zenbook 13 and 14|
|Operating System||Windows 10 Pro|
Windows 10 Home
|Display||Zenbook 13: 13.3" LED FHD (1920 x 1080)|
Zenbook 14: 14" LED FHD (1920 x 1080)
|Processor||Intel Core i5-1035G1|
Intel Core i7-1065G7
|Graphics||Intel Iris Plus Graphics|
Intel UHD Graphics
|Memory||8GB 3200 MHz LPDDR4x|
|Storage||Up to 512GB 3.0 x4 NVMe SSD|
|Ports||2 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
|Camera||HD IR with Windows Hello|
|Dimension||Zenbook 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")
|Weight||Zenbook 13: ~1.07 kg (~2.36 lbs)|
Zenbook 14: ~1.13 kg (~2.49 lbs)
|Price||Zenbook 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.
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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)
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