ASUS is introducing a new look to the award-winning Zenbook Ultrabook Series, ASUS announces the availability of the new Zenbook UX301 and UX302, the two flagship Ultrabooks that sport a beautiful sleek design and a scratch-resistant Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3 with Native Damage Resistance (NDR).
Announced in Singapore recently, the latest Zenbook UX301 and UX302 ensure incredibly sharp images with vivid colours as they feature an ultra-high resolution of 2,560 x 1,440 WQHD and 1,920 x 1,080 full HD resolutions respectively. The new models also come with the renowned Zenbook hallmark – a metallic ‘spun’ metal design – but added with a layer of Corning Gorilla Glass 3 with a sheer high-gloss finish that is as hard-wearing as it is stunning.
Powered by the latest 4th generation Intel® Core processors, the new Zenbook UX301 and UX302 will be available for pre-orders at the SITEX Show, ASUS brand stores and authorised retailers from 28 November. Stocks for Zenbook UX302 will be available from mid-December onwards.
ASUS Zenbook UX301 & UX302 Ultrabook
Extending the style from the popular first generation of the Zenbook Ultrabook Series, the new Zenbook continues to maintain the taper outline design and aluminium spun polish. Available in Sapphire Blue colour, the new Zenbook UX301 and UX302 come with a luxury scratch-resistant crystal glass design with hairline spun finish on LCD cover.
Available in 2,560 x 1,440 WQHD and 1,920 x 1,080 full HD resolutions for Zenbook UX301 and UX302 respectively, the new Zenbook provides sharp images and text viewed on the 13.3-inch display. Furthermore, IPS display technology ensures rich and accurate colour with wide 178-degree viewing angles while the 10-point capacitive touch provides smooth and responsive fingertip control with Windows 8.
Powered by the latest Intel® Core processors for seamless multi-tasking performance and outstanding energy efficiency, the new Zenbook is able to provide up to 8 hours of battery life.
For Zenbook UX301, a high-end 28W Core i7-4558U dual-core option and Intel® Iris graphics 5100 make light work of even the most demanding applications, while for Zenbook UX302, it features discrete NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 730M graphic card with Optimus technology for incredible game visuals at high resolution and detail settings. Furthermore, with up to 500GB and 16GB SSD of hybrid HDD in the slim design profile of the Zenbook UX302, the new Zenbook proves to be a force to reckon.
One of the notable improvements in the new Zenbook is the larger chamber size of the 2.5W speakers at 70 cc, which provides higher sound quality and greater sound volume. The new Zenbook also features the exclusive ASUS SonicMaster audio technology, which generates deeper bass and clearer vocals than other bulkier standard notebooks.
Available for pre-order from 28 November onwards, the Zenbook UX301 will be retailing at S$2,798, while the Zenbook UX302 will be retailing at S$1,698 and S$1,998 for the i5 and i7 models respectively. Stocks for Zenbook UX302 will be available from mid-December onwards.
|Processor||UX301: Intel Core i7-4558U
UX302: Intel Core i5-4200U / i7-4500U
|Operating System||Windows 8 / Windows 8 Pro (for UX301 only)|
|Display||13.3-inch LED backlit with 10-point capacitive multi-touch
UX301: 2,560 x 1,440 WQHD
UX302: 1,920 x 1,080 Full HD IPS
|Graphics||UX301: Intel HD Graphics 5100
UX302: NVIDIA GeForce GT 730M (2GB VRAM)
|Memory||UX301: onboard 8GB DDR3L (1600MHz)
UX302: onboard 4GB DDR3L (1600MHz)
|Storage||UX301: SATA III 128GB SSD (up to 256GB)
UX302: i5 – 500GB HDD with 16GB SSD cache
i7 – 750GB HDD with 16GB SSD cache
|Connectivity||UX301: 802.11ac (dual-band), Bluetooth 4.0, Mini DisplayPort, 2 x USB 3.0, Micro-HDMI 1.4, 3.5mm headphone/mic, SD card reader
UX302: 802.11ac (dual-band), Bluetooth 4.0, Mini DisplayPort, 3 x USB 3.0, HDMI 1.4, 3.5mm headphone/mic socket, SD card reader
|Audio||Stereo speakers with ASUS SonicMaster audio technology
Internal array mic
|Battery||Lithium polymer (50W, 4,560mAh, 8 hours of battery life)|
|Size & Weight||UX301: 325 x 226 x 15.5mm, 1.38kg
UX302: 325 x 226 x 17.2mm, 1.5kg
1 All product specifications may vary from country to country. Actual performance may vary depending on applications, usage, environment and other factors.
ASUS Transformer Book Trio
For those who want to maximise the use of a laptop and a tablet, the Transformer Book Trio is the latest addition to the ASUS Transformer line of products that allows three different working modes for up to two individuals.
Featuring a sleek and durable metallic design, the Trio is powered by dual Intel® processors for the perfect balance of work and play.
It operates on the latest 4th generation Intel® Core processor for seamless multi-tasking performance and outstanding energy efficiency in Windows 8 laptop mode, and when it is time for entertainment, the 11.6-inch display can be detached from the ‘PC Station’ keyboard dock for use as a multi-touch Android 4.2 tablet with its own Intel Atom dual-core processor and 16GB of solid-state storage.
With the display docked, the Trio can switch instantly between Windows 8 and Android 4.2 by pressing the dedicated ‘Trio’ key on the keyboard, with data shared between the two operating systems via the tablet’s storage. Unlike other dockable ultraportables, the Trio’s PC Station can be used as a self-contained PC with Windows 8 when an external display is connected via Mini DisplayPort or Micro-HDMI. This means that the Trio can be used by two people, in two different places, at the same time.
With separate batteries in both the tablet and PC Station, the Trio provides up to 13 hours of battery life in Android mode and 5 hours in Windows 8 laptop mode.
The Trio is available at SITEX Show, ASUS brand stores and authorised retailers. It will be retailing at S$1,698 and S$1,998 for the i5 and i7 models respectively.
|Operating System||PC Station: Windows 8
Tablet: Android 4.2
|Processor||PC Station: 4th gen Intel® Core i5-4200
4th gen Intel® Core i7-4500
Tablet: Intel® Atom Z2760 (1.6GHz)
|Graphics||PC Station: Intel® HD Graphics 4400|
|Display||11.6-inch full HD (1,920 x 1,080) IPS with capacitive 10-point multi-touch|
|PC Station: 4GB DDR3 (1,600MHz)RAM with 500GB hard drive
Tablet: 2GB LP DDR2 RAM (1,066GHz) with 16GB onboard storage
|Cameras||Rear: 5MP with auto-focus and 1080p Full HD video recording
Front: 720p HD camera
|Connectivity||PC Station: 802.11ac (dual-band), Bluetooth 4.0, 2 x USB 3.0, Mini DisplayPort, Micro-HDMI 1.4, 3.5mm headphone/mic
Tablet: 802.11n (2.4GHz), Bluetooth 3.0, Micro-USB 2.0, 3.5mm headphone/mic, microSD card slot
|Audio||PC Station: Stereo speakers with ASUS SonicMaster technology, digital mic
Tablet: Stereo speakers with ASUS SonicMaster technology, digital mic
|Sensors||Accelerometer, ambient light, gyroscope, e-compass|
|Battery||PC Station: 33Wh lithium polymer, 5 hours (in Windows mode), 5 hours (in
Android mode), 5,070mAh
Tablet: 19Wh lithium polymer, 5 hours (without PC Station), 13 hours (with
PC Station), 4,430mAh
|Size & Weight||PC Station: 304.9 x 193.8 x 13.4mm, 1kg
Tablet: 304.9 x 193.8 x 9.7mm, 700g
ASUS Transformer Book T100
For those who want the productivity features of a laptop with the easy portability of a tablet, the Transformer Book T100 is one hybrid device that allows users to switch instantly between a laptop and a tablet.
Featuring an Intel ‘Bay Trail’ quad-core processor and a detachable HD display, the Transformer Book T100 is a compact two-in-one ultraportable that comes with pre-installed Microsoft Office Home & Student 2013.
Furthermore, the Transformer Book T100 also comes with dual-band Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0 connections that offer high-performance wireless connectivity on the device. Having two USB 3.0 ports also offer full support for the latest high-speed external storage devices and rapid mobile device recharging of the Transformer Book T100.
With a 10.5mm slim design and durable finish, the Transformer Book T100 is one of lightest 10-inch laptops and tablets in the market. It can also last up to 11 hours on battery power, thus ensuring users the confidence of maximising their mobile productivity and entertainment while on-the-go.
The Transformer Book T100 is available at S$599 (inclusive of the dock).
|Operating System||Windows 8.1 (32-bit) with pre-installed MS Office Home & Student 2013|
|Processor||Intel Atom ‘Bay Trail’ Z3740 quad-core (1.33GHz, up to 1.86GHz)|
|Graphics||Intel HD graphics|
|Display||10.1-inch (1366 x 768) IPS with capacitive multi-touch|
|Connectivity||Tablet: 802.11a/b/g/n (dual-band), Bluetooth 4.0, Micro-USB port,
Micro-HDMI port, MicroSD card slot, 3.5mm headphone/mic
Dock: USB 3.0 port
|Audio||Stereo speakers with ASUS SonicMaster technology|
|Sensors||Accelerometer, ambient light, e-compass, gyroscope|
|Battery(2)||31Wh lithium polymer (11 hours)2, 8,060mAh|
|Size & Weight||Tablet: 263 x 171 x 10.5m, 550g
Dock: 263 x 171 x 13.1mm, 520g
2 Battery life measured with 720p HD video playback, 100 nits brightness and default volume with headphones.
Nexus 7 (2013)
The Nexus 7 (2013) is the latest 7-inch device with the sharpest display resolution at 1,920 x 1,200 full HD. Built to deliver the best of Google in an incredibly slim package that fits perfectly in the hand, the new Nexus 7 is much thinner, lighter and faster.
Powered by Qualcomm® Snapdragon® S4 Pro 1.5GHz quad-core processor with 2GB RAM, the Nexus 7 (2013) allows for smoother performance, as well as more captivating and immersive mobile experience for up to 10 hours of battery life. Mobile data connectivity with 100Mbit/s LTE ensures fast web browsing and downloads.
The Nexus 7 (2013) also comes with scratch-resistant Corning® Glass and a grippy soft-touch exterior that ensures a firm grip of the device, regardless of how you hold it. Measuring at just 8.65mm thick and weighing at just 290g light, the Nexus 7 (2013) is even more portable than a paperback book.
Built in partnership with Google, the Nexus 7 (2013) by ASUS is a fully-fledged Android tablet to be shipped with Android 4.3, the latest version of the world’s most popular mobile operating system.
The Nexus 7 (2013) is available at S$379, S$429 and S$529 for the 16GB WiFi, 32GB WiFi and 32GB LTE models respectively.
|Operating System||Android 4.3 Jelly Bean|
|CPU||Qualcomm® Snapdragon® S4 Pro 1.5GHz Quad-Core|
|Display||7″ (1,920 x 1,200) IPS LCD panel with 178º wide viewing angles, 10-finger multi-touch|
|Dimension / Weight||200 x 114 x 8.65mm / 290g|
|Storage||16GB / 32GB onboard|
|Wireless Connectivity||802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, Miracast, NFC|
|Network (Only for 32GB)||LTE UL: 100Mbps/DL: 50Mbps
|Sensors||GPS, Glonass, G-Sensor, E-compass, Hall sensor, Ambient Light Sensor, Gyroscope|
|Battery Life4||10 hours(3) / 15Wh Li-Polymer / 3,950mAh / 3.8V|
|Interface||1 x headphone jack
2 x stereo speakers
1 x SlimPort
3 Battery life is based on looping 720p video with display brightness at 100 nits. Battery life varies depending on power management settings, configuration and applications used.
The new ASUS PadFone Infinity
Made available recently in Singapore, the new PadFone Infinity is the latest update to the PadFone product line. It comes with a powerful Qualcomm® Snapdragon 800 quad-core processor, as well as a new ASUS PixelMaster camera that improves low-light photos dramatically.
Furthermore, the new PadFone Infinity also sports a microSD card slot that provides users the flexibility of expanding storage capacity.
With an ultra-fast 2.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 quad-core processor and 2GB of RAM, the new PadFone Infinity is blisteringly fast and incredibly energy efficient. Apps are smooth and responsive both in smartphone or tablet modes. The new PadFone Infinity offers the latest CAT 4 LTE technology with download speeds up to 150Mbit/s, which allows much faster than ever mobile web browsing of webpages and downloads.
The new PadFone Infinity comes with a new ASUS PixelMaster camera at adjusts the size of each image sensor pixel to ensure the best possible picture quality in any given scenario, making the new PadFone Infinity a must-have for enthusiastic smartphone photographers.
For daylight photography, PixelMaster creates clear and vibrant 13-megapixel photos packed with detail. In sub-optimal lighting conditions, PixelMaster automatically detects the scenario and suggests enabling Hi-Light mode, which adjusts the sensor pixel size and uses an ASUS designed algorithm to increase light sensitivity by up to 400% for sharp images with brighter backgrounds with lesser noise, without the need for the LED flash. All these new features in place ensure that the new PadFone Infinity takes smartphone photography to another level.
The new PadFone Infinity is available at S$898 and S$998 for the 16GB and 32GB respectively. Both prices are exclusive of the tablet station.
|Processor||Qualcomm® Snapdragon 800 quad-core (2.2GHz)|
|Operating System||Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean|
UMTS/DC-HSPA+ 850/900/1900/2100MHz (DL: 42Mbit/s / UL: 5.76Mbit/s)
LTE 800/1800/2600MHz (DL: 150Mbit/s, UL: 50Mbit/s)
|Display||5-inch Full HD (1920 x 1080, 441PPI) with capacitive multi-touch
Super IPS display with 400 cd/m2 brightness
Corning® Fit glass
|Dimensions||143.5 x 72.8 x 8.9mm|
|Battery Pack & Life||2400mAh
Talk time: up to 20 hours (3G)
Video playback time: up to 9 hours
Standby time: Up to 410 hours (3G) / 200 hours (LTE)
|Memory||2GB LPDDR3 RAM|
|Storage||16GB / 32GB
microSD card slot (up to 64GB)
ASUS WebStorage: 50GB free for two years
|Sensors||Motion Accelerometer, gyroscope, e-compass, ambient light, proximity
A-GPS with GLONASS
|Wireless||802.11a/b/g/n/ac with WiFi Direct
Bluetooth 4.0 (EDR + A2DP)
|Other||FM tuner, NFC, dual noise-cancelling microphones|
|Connectivity||MyDP port (supports Micro-USB 2.0 Host & Device + 1080p video-out with optional adapter)
Nano SIM slot
|Cameras||2MP AF front (F2.0)
13MP AF rear (F2.0) with PixelMaster technology & LED flash
|Colours||Platinum White / Titanium Black|
Compatible with the PadFone Infinity Station (Released in May 2013)
The new ASUS PadFone Infinity Station
|Display||10.1-inch (1920 x 1200, 224PPI) with capacitive multi-touch
Super IPS with 400cd/m² brightness
Scratch-resistant glass with anti-fingerprint coating
|Cameras||1MP AF front
13MP AF rear (via PadFone Infinity rear camera)
|Connectivity||3.5mm headphone (via PadFone Infinity)
Micro-USB 2.0 (supports Micro-USB 2.0 Host)
|Antennas||GSM, WCDMA, LTE diversity, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth|
|Audio||18mm speaker with with ASUS SonicMaster technology|
Talk time: up to 40 hours (3G)
Web browsing time: up to 7.5 hours (3G) / 8 hours (Wi-Fi) / 6.5 hours (LTE)
Video playback time: up to 7.5 hours (720p) / 7.5 hours (1080p)
Standby time: Up to 920 hours (3G) / 520 hours (LTE)
|Colours||Platinum White / Titanium Grey|
|Size||264.6 x 181.6 x 10.6mm|
SITEX Promotion Activities
TAICHI, Transformer Book TX300, Zenbook UX31A & UX51VZ
Receive a free Denon Cocoon Portable Speaker (worth S$549) for every purchase of the TAICHI, Transformer Book TX300 or Zenbook UX31A and UX51VZ* at the SITEX Show from 28 November – 1 December. Promotion is not in conjunction with other promotions. While stock lasts.
*Only TAICHI21, TAICHI31, Transformer Book TX300 (i5 model only), Zenbook UX31A (i7 models only), Zenbook UX51VZ are applicable.
Transformer Book Trio
Stand to win a 21.5-inch LED monitor (worth S$189) with every purchase of the Transformer Book Trio.
Users will have to register their purchase details on the ASUS Singapore FaceBook page here: http://on.fb.me/16tJOew. Promotion ends on 1 December, 2359H. While stock lasts.
Transformer Book T100
Stand to win a 1TB Seagate portable HDD (worth S$115) with every purchase of the Transformer Book T100.
Users will have to register their purchase details on the ASUS Singapore FaceBook page here: http://on.fb.me/16tJOew. Promotion ends on 1 December 2359H. While stock lasts.
Nexus 7 (2013)
Purchase the new Nexus 7 travel cover at S$15 (Usual SRP: S$29) for every Nexus 7 (2013) purchased at the SITEX Show from 28 November – 1 December.
Promotion is not in conjunction with other promotions. While stock lasts.
Receive a free Plantronics headset and Versasleeve (worth S$70 in total) for every purchase of the ASUS Fonepad at the SITEX Show from 28 November – 1 December.
Promotion is not in conjunction with other promotions. While stock lasts.
ASUS VivoTab Smart (WiFi / LTE)
Only valid at the SITEX Show, customers will be able to purchase the VivoTab Smart at S$499 and S$699 for the WiFi and LTE models respectively (Usual SRP: S$599 for WiFi and S$799 for LTE).
Receive a free Transleeve for every purchase of the VivoTab Smart at the SITEX Show from 28 November – 1 December. Promotion is not in conjunction with other promotions. While stock lasts.
The new ASUS PadFone Infinity
Get the new PadFone Infinity at S$100 off (Usual SRP: S$898 and S$998 for 16GB and 32GB respectively) at any StarHub main shops for every purchase of any ASUS notebook at the SITEX Show from 28 November – 1 December. Terms and conditions apply.
Look for ASUS SITEX 2013 product guide for the promotion coupon. Promotion is not in conjunction with other promotions. While stock lasts.
ASUS PadFone Infinity
Only valid at the SITEX Show, customers will be able to purchase the PadFone Infinity at S$748 and S$898 for the 32GB and 64GB respectively (Usual SRP: S$798 for 32GB and S$898 for 64GB). Promotion is not in conjunction with other promotions. While stock lasts.
SITEX Show Booth
ASUS will be located at booth 6B01.