Stunning new flagship 13.3-inch ultraportable laptop with better and faster performance
Singapore (13 July, 2015) ASUS announced the availability of the sleek ZenBook UX305 Ultrabook™ with the latest 5th generation Intel® CoreTM i5 and i7 processors today. Measuring at just 14.9 mm thin, theZenBook UX305 Ultrabook™ is one of the slimmest 13.3-inch ultraportable laptop with 3,200 x 1,800 QHD display resolution. It weighs just 1.3kg and features a crisp and vibrant in-plane switching (IPS) anti-glare display with a stunningly-detailed 3200 x 1800 resolution. Powered for high performance and seamless multitasking, the ZenBook UX305 Ultrabook™ also comes with up to 256 GB ultra-fast solid-state disks. With a battery life of up to 10 hours, the ZenBook UX305 Ultrabook™ can be used anytime and anywhere. Available at all ASUS brand stores and authorised retailers from today onwards, the ZenBook UX305 Ultrabook™ with the latest 5th generation Intel® Core™ processors will be retailing from $1,398.
ZenBook UX305 Ultrabook™ has a subtle and refined new shape that incorporates the DNA of the classicZenBook. It features an elegantly-tapered wedge design with smooth, comfortable edges and diamond-cut edges that subtly emphasize the sleekness of the chassis.
The full-size ergonomic keyboard has an improved layout for comfortable and accurate typing in any lighting condition, and the large responsive touchpad supports Smart Gestures for intuitive control of Windows 8.1. This gorgeous ultraportable weighs only 1.3kg in a sophisticated Obsidian Stone colour with Zenbook signature spun-metal finish with its Zen-inspired concentric circle pattern.
Despite its slim design, the ZenBook UX305 Ultrabook™ offers users full connectivity, with a total of two SuperSpeed USB 3.0 ports, offering data transfers that are up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0. One of the USB ports supports ASUS Charger+ technology for rapid recharging of mobile devices.
Stunningly-Detailed QHD+ Display
The ZenBook UX305 Ultrabook™ is fitted with an ultra-sharp 13.3-inch in-plane switching (IPS) display with QHD+ resolution of 3200 x 1800 pixels and 176-degree wide viewing angles. This display has five times the resolution of a standard HD display, and features an amazing pixel density of 275ppi for crisp, vivid and lifelike images and video. With 300cd/m2 brightness, a contrast ratio of 770:1 and an ergonomic anti-glare coating, blacks are deep, whites are stunningly pure, and the wide gamut (72% NTSC) ensures accurate colours.
High Performance Productivity
The Zenbook family is renowned for combining elegance with outstanding performance, and this refreshed model of the ZenBook UX305 is no exception. At its heart is the powerful 5th generation Intel® Core™ processors for seamless multitasking, complemented by Intel HD Graphics 5500 with up to 8GB onboard RAM for stunning image quality and smooth rendering of high-resolution videos or the latest games without any lag.
The ZenBook UX305 Ultrabook™ delivers impressive all-round performance with fast SATA 6Gbit/s SSD which is up to six times faster than a traditional hard disk drive, ensuring applications load in an instant, and boot time is reduced significantly. The advanced ASUS thermal management design removes the need for cooling fans, so the ZenBook UX305 Ultrabook™ is fast yet completely silent, and remains cool at all times. The exclusive ASUS IceCool technology ensures that the palm-rest area remains below body temperature at all times for maximum user comfort.
Incredible Sound Quality
Incredible sound has always been a feature of the ZenBook family, and ZenBook UX305 Ultrabook™ is no exception. The exclusive ASUS SonicMaster audio technology produces sound with deep rich bass and crystal-clear vocals. Additionally, it comes with the AudioWizard software which has five presets that are optimised for different sound sources, so that users can enjoy the ultimate listening experience on the ultraportable anytime, anywhere.
Preview to Windows 10 with Free Upgrade
All ZenBook models, including the latest ZenBook UX305 Ultrabook™, will be eligible for a free upgrade to Windows 10 from 29 July onwards. For more details, please visit windows.com/windows10upgrade.
Availability & Pricing
Available from today onwards, the ASUS ZenBook UX305 Ultrabook™ with the latest 5th generation Intel®Core™ processors will be retailing at S$1,398 onwards at all ASUS authorised retailers and ASUS brand stores.
ASUS Brand Store – Funan DigitaLife Mall
109 North Brdige Road, Funan DigitaLife Mall #03-07, Singapore 179097
ASUS Brand Store – Sim Lim Square:
1 Rochor Canal Road, Sim Lim Square #01-52, Singapore 188504
Asus Brand Store – VivoCity:
1 Harbourfront Walk #02-216A VivoCity Singapore 098585
 Limited time offer valid for qualified Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 devices. For more information, visitwindows.com/windows10upgrade.
 Actual performance may vary depending on applications, usage, environment and other factors.