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Quick review: ASUS Zenbook 13 UX333 Burgundy Red

 

Are you looking for a trendy, sleek laptop at work? I’ve been a digital nomad for quite some time. It’s convenient for me to bring it whenever I travel or attending meetings.

 

ASUS Zenbook 13 (UX333) is the world’s smallest 13-inch laptop which has frameless four-sided NanoEdge design. It features ultraslim bezels and ErgoLift hinge which can unrivaled up to 95% screen-to-body ratio to the near-borderless viewing experience.

I was amazed when tried its dual-function NumberPad which you can use the full-size LED-illuminated numeric keypad. It can boost your productivity at work. Perfect for those doing their data entry tasks or moving a cursor.

It also has the high-performance components including the latest 8th Generation Intel® Core™ i7 quad-core CPU, up to NVIDIA GeForce® 150MX, 16GB RAM, ultrafast PCIe® SSDs and gigabit-class Wi-Fi. It has been tested to MIL-STD-810G or military standard for reliability which includes extended tests for operation in harsh environments such as extreme altitudes, temperatures, and humidity.

Using this sleek NumberPad which can boost your productivity at work.

 

The new ZenBook goes the extra mile with its exclusive ErgoLift hinge, an engineering masterpiece designed to automatically tilt the keyboard to the most comfortable typing position.

 

Easy hardware controls for the function keys.

You can enjoy watching Netflix or streaming music on Spotify with the audio system powered by Harman Kardon. Aside from that, ASUS Zenbook 13 does have the smallest ever 3D IR webcam with a four-element lens for sharper image quality and fast face-login, even in dark environments.

 

ZenBook 13 UX333 Burgundy Red specs

Model Name UX333FN-A4161T
Processor Intel® Core™ i5-8265U Processor 1.6 GHz (6M Cache, up to 3.9 GHz)
Operating System Windows 10 (64bit)
Display 13.3’//Ultra Slim 250nits//FHD 1920×1080 16:9//Glare//NTSC: 72%//Wide View
Number Pad Yes
Total System Memory LPDDR3 8GB
On board memory LPDDR3 8GB
Memory Max. 8G
Storage PCIEG3x2 NVME 512G M.2 SSD
External video display modes HDMI 1.4
Video Graphics NVIDIA GeForce MX150
Video memory GDDR5 2GB
Video Camera HD IR Camera
On board Wireless 802.11ac+Bluetooth 5.0 (Dual band) 2*2
Card Reader Type: Micro SD
USB Port 1x USB 2.0
1x USB3.1 Type A (Gen1)
1x USB3.1 Type C (Gen 2)
Interface 1x HDMI
Audio Built-in speaker
Built-in array microphone
Sonic Master
harman/ kardon
Weight (Kg) 0.94 KG (Without Battery)
1.19 KG (with 3 cell battery)
Dimension (cm) 30.2(W) x 18.9(D) x 1.69 ~ 1.69 (H) cm
AC Adapter ø4.0
65W AC Adapter
Output: 19V DC, 3.42A, 65W , Input : 100~240V AC, 50/60Hz universal
Battery 50WHrs, 3S1P, 3-cell Li-ion
Keyboard type Illuminated Chiclet Keyboard
Software ASUS Live Update
ASUS Product Registration Program
ASUS GiftBox
ASUS Splendid
Security TPM (Trusted Platform Module)(optional)

The ASUS ZenBook 13 UX333 Burgundy Red version will be available by March 2019 in all ASUS Concept Stores and Authorized resellers nationwide for PHP 66,995.

The ASUS ZenBook 13 is available in ASUS Robinsons Ermita Concept Store and all ASUS Concept Stores nationwide.

 

* Photos taken by Denise Villamar

Christian Melanie Lee is a freelance social media manager and web developer. She also devoted her time managing her food blog, and music/concert blog. One of the Hootsuite Ambassador for the Philippines since 2014 and former social media manager for the local band, The Itchyworms. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram.