Asus rolls out new 15.6in ultraportables in Singapore
By Digital News Asia April 30, 2015
- Both offer displays with 8.2mil pixels for incredibly detailed visuals and lifelike colours
- ROG G501 powered by 4th-gen Intel Core i7 chip, ZenBook UX501 with quad-core i7
ASUS Singapore has launched its latest ultraportable notebooks, the ZenBook UX501 (pic above) and Republic of Gamers (ROG) G501 series gaming laptop.
The new notebooks offer 15.6-inch 4K/UHD (ultra-high definition) display with 8.2 million pixels for incredibly detailed visuals and lifelike colours, Asus Singapore said in a statement.
One of the thinnest laptops in its class, the ROG G501 is 20.6mm tall and weighs 2.06kg – ideal for gaming on the go, the company said – and features Hypercool technology for the coolest and quietest gaming in the market.
Aimed at users demanding the ultimate performance, ZenBook UX501 is a compact powerhouse that features the world’s fastest SSD (solid-state disk), the 512GB PCI Express x4 SSD, the company claimed.
The ROG G501 is powered by a 4th-generation Intel Core i7 processor and the new NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M graphics, while the ZenBook UX501 comes with a quad-core Intel Core i7 processor, and gaming-grade NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M graphics.
Both ultraportables feature a 15.6-inch, 4K/UHD display with 8.2-million pixels to give users sharper visuals and vibrant colours for an immersive viewing experience.
This in-plane switching (IPS) display has wide 178-degree viewing angles, giving improved contrast and colour consistency even when viewed from extreme positions in both the horizontal and vertical planes, Asus Singapore said.
In addition, the built-in HD camera provides excellent recording performance even in low-light environments, it claimed.
The Asus ROG G501 (pic below) is priced at S$2,698 (US$2,013) onwards and the Asus ZenBook UX501 at S$2,198 (US$1,640) onwards. Both are immediately available at all Asus authorised retailers and brand stores.
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