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The Zenbook Prime UX31A-DH71 13.3" Ultrabook Computer from ASUS takes portability to the next level. With a super slim profile of about two-thirds of an inch and a weight of less than 3 pounds, this ASUS Zenbook Prime was built for ultimate mobility. While thin and lightweight, this ASUS Zenbook Prime 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.
This ASUS Zenbook Prime also features the Windows 8 (64-bit) operating system. With a redesigned Start screen, an emphasis on tiles that update in real-time and a plethora of apps available in the Windows Store, Windows 8 provides a unique user experience.
The system is powered by a dual-core Ivy Bridge 1.9GHz Intel Core i7-3517U processor. It also has 4GB of 1600MHz DDR3 RAM, a 256GB solid-state drive, a Secure Digital media card reader, 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, an integrated webcam and microphone. This ASUS Zenbook Prime also has built-in stereo speakers powered by Bang and Olufsen ICEpower.
Essence of Zen
Super Slim Profile. Stunning Design.
This ASUS Zenbook Prime has a thickness of only 0.72" and a weight of 2.86 pounds. Built with finely crafted aluminum in unitary construction, this stylish ASUS Zenbook Prime has a unique spun design on the lid with precision-etched concentric circles and a silver hairline finish on the body
While portability would usually mean giving up performance, this ASUS Zenbook Prime defies that common perception by still delivering serious processing power. This ASUS Zenbook Prime houses a dual-core Ivy bridge 1.9GHz Intel Core i7-3517U processor. The processor can also be overclocked up to 3.0GHz, thanks to Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 technology
Listen to the Revolution
Exclusive to ASUS is SonicMaster technology, which was approved and co-developed by world-famous Bang & Olufsen ICEpower. SonicMaster brings living audio to Zenbook Primes with the most 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. Say goodbye to tinny audio and noise distortion and welcome the new era of true hi-fi to your Zenbook Prime
Waiting 30 to 45 seconds for your computer to boot up is not time well spent. However, this ASUS Zenbook Prime has a special Instant On feature that enables you to resume your computing experience in just 2 seconds. All windows and programs will be left just the way you left them so you can quickly type a note into a word document or access your email. With the ability to be on standby for a week, this ASUS Ultrabook ensures that you always have instant access to your desktop within seconds
Witness the Visual Glory
This ASUS Zenbook Prime has a 13.3" LED-backlit IPS display with a 16:9 widescreen aspect ratio. Its high 1920 x 1080 native resolution is powered by integrated Intel HD Graphics 4000, which supports high definition 1080p video playback. The screen has an antiglare finish so you can use your ASUS Zenbook Prime in brightly-lit environments with ease. It also has micro-HDMI and mini-VGA ports so you can connect to an external display
The Premier Leader in Internal Hard Drive Storage
This ASUS Zenbook Prime contains a SATA 6Gb/s solid state drive. With 128GB of hard drive storage available, this ASUS Ultrabook has a maximum read speed of 500MB/s and a maximum write speed of 300MB/s. Enjoy uncompromising speed and innovation in one ultrathin, ultraportable Ultrabook computer
As an urban professional, you're constantly on the go and your Zenbook Prime has to fit your nomadic needs. This ASUS Zenbook Prime features 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi so you can stay connected. With two 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
The warranty from ASUS features a full year of accidental damage from handling coverage with 24/7 technical support and a 30-day zero bright dot pixel guarantee
The New Start Screen
Windows 8 introduces a new Start screen, which has all the information you need in one place. The new Start screen replaces the traditional Start menu with live tiles. These tiles are customizable to your liking as well as 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. If you prefer the traditional Start screen of Windows 7, you have the option to switch to it
To the Cloud
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
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 all 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