Geeks in a Corner, Talking Tech
October 17, 2011 by thewheat

Asus Ultrabook Announcement

Last week ASUS revealed their ultrabook pricing starting at US$999 (11.6″ UX21) and US$1099 (13.3″ UX31). Branded as ‘Zenbooks‘, their specifications match or beat the MacBook Air. Hoping that CF King brings them in at a good price

Brief Specifications (Specifications from ASUS)

  • UX21
    • 11.6″ screen. Resolution: 1366×768
    • 5+ hours battery life
    • 128GB SSD
    • US$999: Core i5
    • US$1199: Core i7
  • UX31
    • 13.3″ screen. Resolution: 1600×900
    • 7+ hours battery life
    • SD card reader
    • US$1099: Core i5, 128GB SSD
    • US$1349: Core i5, 256GB SSD
    • US$1449: Core i7, 256GB SSD
  • 4GB RAM
  • 2 second resume
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • Ports: 1 x USB 2.0, 1 x USB 3.0, microHDMI, microVGA

Other coverage from Engadget, This is My Next, Ubergizmo (Ubergizmo states that the devices come with with USB to ethernet and miniVGA to VGA adapter).


Asus Ultrabook Announcement: UX21/UX31 (starting at US$999/$1099) (mp3)

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