We already know if ASUS ZENBOOK is one of the best laptop from the Taiwanese computer hardware and electronics company and now we get info if the next generation of ZENBOOK series, called as a Asus Zenbook Touch U500VZ will be released soon. Yeah, comes with a bigger 1080p display that features multi touch capabilities with the latest Intel i7 “Ivy Bridge” processor that offers ultimate computing experience, as well as a stylish, slim and light design with just 19.7 mm thin and has weighs only at 2.06 kg, the Zenbook Touch U500VZ ultrabook deliver the power you need for work and play hard in home, office or when you on the go.
Powered by a fast quad-core Intel Core i7-3612QM processor with a base clock speed of 2.1 GHz for base configuration (up to 3.1 GHz via Turbo Boost technology) and paired with a 4GB DDR3 1600MHz SDRAM, Intel Chief River Chipset HM77 and working on Microsoft Windows 8 as the operating system, Asus Zenbook Touch U500VZ provides ultimate performance for office multitasks, editing video or play latest 3D games. For better performance, this model also comes with a 2.2GHZ Intel Core i7-3632QM quad core processor with Intel’s Turbo Boost technology to increase clocking speed up to 3.2 GHz and the Pro version of Microsoft Windows 8 as the operating system.
Unlike ASUS ZENBOOK UX21E-ESL4 that boasts 11.6 inch display, the U500VZ ultrabook comes with a 15.6 inch Full High Definition touch screen IPS display and integrated with a NVIDIA GeForce GT650M with 2GB GDDR5 video memory. It’s offer 300nits brightness with 16:9 viewing angle and support a native resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, so you can play and enjoy 1080p video content on this machine without need to connect into HDTV.
Built into bezel, the HD web camera with 720p CMOS sensor and digital array microphone provides great Skype calls experience, while the Bang and Olufsen ICEpower speakers deliver the amaze audio reproduction for video, music or Films. For storage, the latest ZENBOOK series offers a 2x 256GB Solid State Drive or 128GB SSD for system cacahe + 500GB Hard Disk Drive for multimedia storage.
Like the predecessor, Asus Touch U500VZ ultra portable laptop comes with an aluminum body with a Asus logo on the center of the lid and illuminated chiclet keyboard with muli TouchPad. Measures 380 x 254.5 x 6~19.7 mm with a 8Cells 4750 mAh Polymer Battery that provides up to 7 hours of life on single charge, the 2.06 kg laptop is easily to slip into your carry bag. If you compared, this model also lighter than ASUS S56CA-WH31 ultrabook which has weighs at 5.1 lb / 2.31 kg.
On the side, this machine also has a pair of USB 3.0 port, mini display port, an audio jack, RJ port for LAN, 2 -in-1 card reader ( SD/ MMC) card reader ( SD ), mini display port and HDMI port, while for connectivity, the first 15.6 inch FHD ultrabook brings a Bluetooth 4.0 and 802.11 a/g/n WLAN for wireless connections.
Finally we can said if Asus Zenbook Touch U500VZ ultrabook is an ultimate portable laptop for office taskings, editing video, running multimedia software or play the latest 3D games. Sadly, the company did no yet mentioned about pricing at this moment, but we sure it’s will be has higher price than the previous ZENBOOK series. If you are looking for 14 inch ultrabook with a dual core Intel Core i7, you can take a look at NoteMagix U470 from Velocity Micro.