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ASUS Zenbook 15.6" Ultrabook Computer

ASUS Zenbook 15.6" Ultrabook Computer

ASUS Zenbook 15.6" Ultrabook Computer

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Product Highlights

  • 2.2GHz Intel Core i7-3632QM Quad-Core
  • 8GB of 1600MHz DDR3 RAM
  • 512GB Total SSD Storage (2 x 256GB SSD)
  • NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M Graphics (2GB)
  • 15.6" WQHD+ LED-Backlit Display
  • 2880 x 1620 Native Resolution
  • 2-in-1 Media Card Reader
  • 802.11a/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0
  • Bang & Olufsen ICEpower Speakers
  • Windows 8 Pro (64-bit)
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Overview
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The Zenbook 15.6" Ultrabook Computer from ASUS takes portability to the next level. With a slim profile of 0.77" and a weight of just over 4.5 pounds, this ASUS Zenbook was built for portable, high performance. While thin and relatively lightweight, this ASUS Zenbook is far from fragile. It has a spun aluminum lid with precision-etched concentric circles to match its silver hairline chassis for a solid build and stylish design.

The 15.6" WQHD+ widescreen display goes far beyond 1080p. The screen has a 2880 x 1620 native resolution powered by a dedicated NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M graphics card with 2GB of discrete memory. The native resolution is the equivalent to four 720p HD screens. The screen also features in-plane switching (IPS) technology, which provides wider viewing angles and better uniform color reproduction.

The system is powered by a quad-core 2.2GHz Intel Core i7-3632QM processor. It also has 8GB of 1600MHz DDR3 RAM, dual 256GB solid state drives in RAID 0 mode, a 2-in-1 media card reader, 10/100/1000Mbps Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11a/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, an integrated webcam and microphone. It also has built-in Bang & Olufsen ICEpower stereo speakers with an included ASUS subwoofer.

Windows 8 Pro (64-bit) is the installed operating system. Windows 8 Pro introduces a redesigned Start Screen with tiles that update in real-time. Windows 8 Pro also focuses on cloud storage as well as offers various apps through the Windows Store. Windows 8 Pro also focuses on data security. Bitlocker drive encryption helps protect corporate data on this ThinkPad X1 Carbon, thanks to its TPM chip. SmartScreen services help protect you from malicious sites and software on the Internet. Windows 8 Pro provides a unique user experience that differs from previous versions of Windows.

ASUS Zenbook UX51VZ

Dual-Core Ivy Bridge Intel Core i7 Performance
The ASUS Zenbook houses an Ivy Bridge Intel Core i7-3623QM processor. Its quad cores can reach a stock speed of 2.2GHz. The processor can also be overclocked up to 3.2GHz, thanks to Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 technology. With a dedicated 6MB L3 cache, 8GB of 1600MHz DDR3 RAM and Intel Hyper-Threading technology, you'll be able to push the quad cores into eight virtual cores, which allows you to multitask between applications quickly and efficiently
15.6" WQHD+ LED-Backlit Display
The 15.6" widescreen LED-backlit display on the ASUS Zenbook has an enormous WQHD+ 2880 x 1620 native resolution. The native resolution can fit up to four 720p windows. The 16:9 aspect ratio allows you to view 720p and 1080p content with ease. The screen also has an in-plane switching (IPS) panel for wider viewing angles and uniform color reproduction. You can also output video to a larger external display, such as a HDTV, via the HDMI port
NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M Graphics
Built for a visually stunning experience, the NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M graphics card arms you with high quality technologies including nVIDIA 3D Vision, dynamic PhysX effects, high performance nVIDIA Verde drivers, and more. Based on DirectX 11 technology, tessellation can dynamically extend new triangles and textures for making images more detailed
Listen to the Revolution
Exclusive to ASUS is SonicMaster Premium technology, which was approved and co-developed by world-famous Bang & Olufsen ICEpower. SonicMaster Premium brings living audio to Zenbooks with precise processing protocols, a large variety of codecs, superior speaker construction and large resonance chambers for impactful enjoyment. Experience the fidelity that revitalizes vocals and amazing sound quality through advanced sound enhancement. The ASUS Zenbook also comes with an ASUS subwoofer you can plug in so you'll get that extra bass for your music and movies
Slim Profile. Stunning Design
The ASUS Zenbook has a thickness of only 0.77" and a weight of 4.5 pounds. Built with finely crafted aluminum in unitary construction, the ASUS Zenbook has a unique spun design on the lid with precision-etched concentric circles and a silver hairline finish on the body
Stay Connected
The ASUS Zenbook features 802.11a/g/n Wi-Fi so you can stay connected. With three USB 3.0 ports, you'll be able transfer data ten times faster than USB 2.0. Bluetooth 4.0 technology also lets you sync your favorite peripherals, such as a wireless mouse for added convenience

Windows 8 Pro

The Redesigned Start Screen
Windows 8 Pro introduces a new Start screen, which has all the information you need in one place. The traditional Windows desktop screen has been replaced with a more tablet style design featuring tiles that are customizable to your liking and that update in real time. News, weather forecasts, sports, contacts, apps and more are available for you to use. It's all right there on the Start screen
To the Cloud
With Windows 8 Pro, you'll be able to bring all your personalized Start screens with you by signing into your Microsoft account. When signed in using your Microsoft account, you'll have instant access to your own Start screen, themes, language preferences, browsing history and browser favorites. You can also connect to your services as well, such as Microsoft Outlook, Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter and more
Windows Store
In the Windows Store you can search for or browse thousands of apps. Choose from the featured apps or grab one of the most frequently downloaded apps to see what all the hype is about. You can also see how other people rate apps. For certain apps, you can try it out before you buy it so you can make sure you absolutely want an app before you spend your hard-earned money on it
BitLocker
BitLocker drive encryption helps protect corporate data on mobile PCs that include a trusted platform module (TPM) chip. BitLocker now encrypts hard drives more quickly, helping to keep your data safe without interrupting your productivity. BitLocker also supports encrypted drives
SmartScreen
SmartScreen services help protect you from malicious sites and software on the Internet. It checks the reputation of any new app or website in order to keep you safe no matter what browser you're using. This helps prevent malware and other viruses from infiltrating your PC or your corporate network
DirectAccess
DirectAccess allows remote users to more securely and seamlessly access resources inside of a corporate network without having to launch a separate virtual private network (VPN) connection
Windows Media Center
Windows Media Center lets you turn your PC into a home entertainment system that can play and record high-definition TV (if you have additional tuner hardware), DVDs and CDs. It also has a software DVR that can play photo slideshows and Internet TV content
In the Box
ASUS Zenbook 15.6" Ultrabook Computer
  • AC Adapter
  • Power Cord
  • ASUS Subwoofer
  • 8-Cell Lithium Polymer Battery
  • 1-Year Limited Warranty
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    Specifications
    Performance
    Processor 2.2 GHz Intel Core i7-3632QM Quad-Core Ivy Bridge
    Cache L3: 6 MB
    Memory Type: 1600 MHz DDR3 SDRAM
    Installed: 8 GB
    Capacity: 8 GB
    Graphics Card Type: Dedicated
    Installed: NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M with 2 GB GDDR5 SDRAM Dedicated
    Display
    Type Widescreen
    Size 15.6"
    Backlight LED
    Aspect Ratio 16:9
    Finish Antiglare
    Native Resolution 2880 x 1620
    Brightness 300cd/m2
    Storage
    Hard Drive Installed: 512 GB (2x 256 GB SSD)
    Optical Drive None
    Input/Output Connectors
    Ports 3x USB 3.0 (A)
    Display 1x HDMI
    1x Mini-VGA
    Audio Integrated Stereo Speakers
    Integrated Microphone
    1x 1/8" (3.5 mm) Headphone Output
    Flash Media Slot 1x SD
    1x MMC
    Communications
    Network 10/100/1000 Mbps Gigabit Ethernet (RJ-45)
    Wi-Fi 802.11a/g/n
    Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.0
    Webcam Yes
    General
    Operating System Windows 8 Pro (64-bit)
    Security Not Specified By Manufacturer
    Keyboard Type: Standard Notebook Keyboard
    Pointing Device TouchPad
    Battery 8-Cell Lithium-Polymer  Providing up to 7 Hours per Charge (70 Wh)
    Power Requirements AC: 100-240 VAC, 50/60 Hz
    Consumption: 90 W
    Dimensions (WxHxD) 14.9 x 0.7 x 10.0" / 37.8 x 1.8 x 25.4 cm
    Weight 4.54 lb / 2.06 kg
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 21.0 x 13.4 x 5.3"

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