The slimmest UX305 weighs just 1.2 kg and features a crisp and vibrant in-plane switching (IPS) anti-glare display with a detailed 3200 x 1800 resolution.
Powered by the Intel Core M-5Y10 processor and up to 8GB of RAM, the laptop features an up to 512GB solid-state disk. Asus claims the device offers a battery life of up to 10 hours.
The full-size ergonomic keyboard has an improved layout for comfortable and accurate typing in any lighting conditions, and the large responsive touchpad supports Smart Gestures for intuitive control of Windows 8.1.
“Today’s introduction of our latest ASUS ZENBOOK is our step ahead to make the incredible available for the Indian masses. Being the pioneers of bringing ultrabooks in the country, we comprehend the market for Ultrabooks here and have timely introduced various variants to cater to the demand. Zenbook UX305 is one of our elite ranges of products and will further enhance our Ultrabook Series and quality offerings for our existing and prospective customers,” said Peter Chang, region head, South Asia and country manager, System Business Group ASUS India in the official announcement.
ZenBook UX305 has a sleek new wedge-shaped design, made from solid aluminum and enhanced with diamond-cut highlights. It is available in two colors—Obsidian Stone and Ceramic Alloy. Asus has used its new advanced thermal management design to remove the need for cooling fans, making the laptop silent. The new ZenBook also features Asus IceCool technology to ensure that the palm-rest area remains below body temperature at all times.
ASUS SonicMaster audio, incorporating ICEpower, Bang and Olufsen technology produces convincing sound, with deep rich bass and crystal-clear vocals. The easy-to-use AudioWizard software has five presets optimized for different sound sources, so users can always enjoy the ultimate listening experience.
ZenBook UX305 has also recently received a prestigious 2015 iF Design Award, an award recognized worldwide as seal of quality for products that excel in specific criteria including design quality, degree of innovation, functionality, ergonomics and more. An independent jury of 50 experts from all over the world assesses products and selects winners.