August 21, 2019, Stockholm, Sweden - ASUS today launches ZenBook 14 (UX434). The new ZenBook 14 is an updated model of the popular ZenBook 14 (UX433) of 2018, and is based on several features such as new upgraded hardware including NVIDIA GeForce MX250. ScreenPad 2.0 upgrades the traditional laptop experience with a secondary interactive touch screen in the touchpad and ASUS PURE gives the user a clean Windows installation without pre-installed third-party software.
The intelligent touchpad, evolved: Latest ScreenPad 2.0 secondary touchscreen with larger display, enhanced productivity and upgraded experience
The world's most compact design: Four-sided frameless NanoEdge display with ultraslim bezels, 92% screen-to-body ratio for ultracompact footprint
Maximum class performance: Up to 8th Gen Intel Core i7 CPUs, GeForce MX250, 16GB RAM and ultrafast PCIe SSDs
ASUS PURE: Fast, clean and secure Windows without bloatware and distractions
The intelligent touchpad, evolved
Powered by the new ScreenXpert software, ScreenPad 2.0 now has a larger 5.65-inch touchscreen that offers many new features and benefits. It includes a collection of handy ASUS utilities to boost productivity: Quick Key enables one-tap automation of complex keyboard sequences, Handwriting for natural text input, and Number Key for rapid data entry. The revised smartphone-like interface is more intuitive for improved ease of use. Third party developers can also use the ASUS API to optimize their software and user experiences for ScreenPad. The hardware is now also more energy efficient than its predecessor, allowing ScreenPad 2.0 to consume 20 % less energy compared to ScreenPad 1.0.
The world's most compact design
The new ultralight and ultraportable ZenBook 14 boast the smallest footprints in their class, a feat made possible by the frameless NanoEdge displays. The stunning 14-inch display feature ultraslim bezels on all four sides, creating a 92% screen-to-body ratio that maximizes the screen area in the minimum physical space.
The near-borderless visuals deliver a more immersive viewing experience with less visual distraction, making the ZenBook 14 the perfect choice for on-the-go creativity or entertainment.
Complementing the ultracompact design, the traditional ZenBook style and elegance is obvious. ZenBook 14 feature the iconic Zen-inspired spun-metal finish on the lid, Royal Blue with an anodized finish, enhanced with gold a lid logo. The ErgoLift hinge design tilts the keyboard automatically for a comfortable typing experience, and helps cooling.
Maximum class performance
The new ZenBook 14 is built to deliver unbounded on-the-go performance, featuring up to the latest 8th Generation Intel® Core™ i7 processor and a configuration option with fast dedicated graphics from the NVIDIA® GeForce MX250.
ZenBook 14 is equipped with a PCIe® SSD and up to 16GB of RAM, making it ideal for creating complex documents, photo/video editing, or simply taking a gaming break. The new ZenBook 14 let users do more, and do it quicker.
Designed for non-stop, on-the-go lifestyle, the new ZenBook 14 gives users the freedom to work all day on a single battery charge — up to an impressive, 12.3 hours.
The Swedish retailer Inet recently created a poll asking their customers about their preference regarding pre-installed applications on Windows. Out of 2916 answers, a striking 92% of their respondents answered that they would prefer a clean installation of Windows without any pre-installed applications.
This highlights the reason ASUS has created the concept ASUS PURE, where the users receives their new laptop completely without any pre-installed third-party applications, trial versions or apps. ASUS wants to give the users the option to choose themselves what they want to install on their computer. The extra third-party applications often uses extra processing power and memory by running in the background, but with ASUS PURE this is eliminated, so the users will get a faster experience and a laptop that will feel truly new and fresh out of the box. All ZenBooks with ASUS PURE are protected by the built in Windows-applications; Windows Defender and Microsoft's firewall making it secure. These security applications receives regular updates and is free of annual fees. ASUS PURE provides the users with a fast, clean and secure experience.
ASUS PURE is available on selected Zenbook models, currently on ZenBook 14 (UX433/UX434), ZenBook 14 (UX431) and ZenBook S13 (UX392).
Availability & Pricing
ASUS ZenBook 14 (UX434) is available at Komplett, Power and Dustin Home.
MSRP starting at 13999 NOK
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