zenbook s

As if its ROG event wasn’t enough, ASUS also unleashed a new lineup of premium consumer notebooks at this year’s Computex in Taiwan. One of these is the new ZenBook S.

The ZenBook S is a premium ultraportable laptop designed to deliver effortless portability without any compromise to performance, connectivity and durability, as it’s tested to meet the MIL-STD-810G standards. It has in fact received both the Best Choice of the Year and Best Choice Golden Award at Computex 2018.

Finished in Deep Dive Blue and elegant Burgundy Red, the ZenBook S features an ultra thin profile of just 12.9mm, and an ultra light body that weighs just 1kg. It also bears the iconic Zen-inspired spun metal finish to add a luxurious feel.

Its ErgoLift hinge lets you type with the same feel as if you were using a regular desktop keyboard, and also adds extra space for ventilation, and most importantly, allows the Harman Kardon audio system to function at its best, delivering clear sound with improved bass response.

zenbook s

The ZenBook S has up to a 4K UHD NanoEdge touchscreen, and is powered by up to an 8th Gen Intel Core i7 processor along with up to 16GB of RAM, and up to a 1TB PCIe 3.0 x4 SSD, allowing users to enjoy great performance with whatever task that they’re doing.  Its advanced cooling system also allows the ZenBook S to run 5°C  cooler versus previous ZenBook models.

Two of its three USB-C ports support Thunderbolt 3, which means you can further expand its capabilities through a wide range of compatible devices. It also comes with Amazon Alexa support, which lets you do a lot of things on your laptop in a new and smarter way.

Then finally, the ZenBook S delivers up to an amazing 13.5 hours of battery life, letting you do more without having to worry about finding the nearest power outlet.

ASUS ZenBook S Specs
ProcessorIntel Core i7-8550U
Intel Core i5-8250U
OSWindows 10 Home
Display13.3-inch 4K UHD 16:9 Glossy Touchscreen (Deep Dive Blue Color Only)
13.3-inch Full HD 16:9 Anti-Glare Non-Touch Display
5.9mm thin bezel with 85% screen-to-body ratio
Wide 100% Adobe RGB color gamut
178° wide-view technology
ASUS Eye Care Technology for up to 30% blue-light reduction
Memory8GB/16GB 2133MHz LPDDR3
StorageUp to 512GB PCIe 3.0 x4 SSD
ConnectivityBluetooth 4.2
CameraHD Webcam
AudioHigh-quality stereo speakers (with smart amplifier)
Harman Kardon-certified ASUS SonicMaster Premium audio system
Battery50Wh Lithium-Polymer
Size311 x 213 x 12.9mm
WeightWith anti-glare display: Approx. 1kg
With glossy display: Approx. 1.05kg
Pricing and Availability
ModelDisplayCPURAMStorageGraphicsTouchSRP
UX391UA-EA011T13" 4Ki7-855016G512G PCIESharedY99995
UX391UA-EA040T13" 4Ki7-85508G256G SSDSharedY84995
UX391UA-EG020T13" FHDi5-82508G256G SSDSharedN69995
UX391UA-ET082T (RED)13" FHDi5-82508G256G SSDSharedN69995

The ASUS ZenBook S will be available in stores starting June of 2018.

 

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Emman has been writing technical and feature articles since 2010. Prior to this, he became one of the instructors at Asia Pacific College in 2008, and eventually landed a job as Business Analyst and Technical Writer at Integrated Open Source Solutions for almost 3 years.

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Tokyo Game Show Special Coverage

Tokyo Game Show 2018

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Witness this year’s biggest gaming convention in Asia, the Tokyo Game Show 2018. This September 19, our team will fly to Tokyo, Japan, to be part to TGS 2018. Special thanks to our brand partners Huawei Mobile, PLDT Home, Smart Communications and Cherry Mobile for making this coverage possible.

Without questions, Cherry Mobile Flare S7 Plus is the best camera smartphone the Cherry Mobile has to date. We haven’t seen other Cherry Mobile phones that are capable of taking photos with impressive quality than the one we brought to Japan to cover Tokyo Game Show 2018.

If you have been following our Instagram posts (@gadgetpilipinas) during our coverage of the TGS 2018, our daily driver was the Cherry Mobile Flare S7 Plus.  So, feast your eyes and take a look at some of our photos:

For high-resolution photos, go  to this link: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1HwHBWNh2WYceTywxiNBhxNKbZuGyz988?usp=sharing

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This selfie was taken the night before we left for Tokyo.
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Jam can smile while sleeping. I took this photo inside Skyliner going to Nippori Station from Narita Airport.
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Our Tokyo trip isn’t always complete without grabbing a lunch at Matsuya.
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Night time is coming, and bedtime is near; oh, where is our AirBnB, I thought it is just right here!
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After looking for a 100-Yen store to buy Allan’s towel (since our AirBnB didn’t have any towels available), we took a break at this vending machine to reward ourselves a cold drink.
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Taken near Bic Camera at Akihabara using Cherry Mobile Flare S7 Plus.
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We gotta have this here in the Philippines! Oh, I noticed that Flare S7 Plus fails to put a watermark when using Bokeh effect.
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A food shot with our Cherry Roam.

We’ve got to hold our horses so we don’t spoil too much of our TGS experience with photos. Watch out for our first impressions and review of Cherry Mobile Flare S7 Plus!

Oh, and while you’re at it – be sure to check out our full coverage of Tokyo Game Show 2018 on this link.

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If the line on the demo is any indication, Biohazard RE: 2 is one of the most popular games in TGS 2018. It’s one of those games that, regardless of the time of day, the queue to the booth just won’t go shorter than 60 minutes. We decided to hold off trying our luck on the demo, maybe tomorrow’s line would be shorter.

Demo or no demo, it’s still worth mentioning that the game, even in pictures is just a sight to behold. CAPCOM gave us access to screenshots of the game, and my goodness, what a fresh  coat of paint the game has over the 1998 Playstation and Nintendo 64 classic.

Check them out and drool.
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Our Tokyo Game Show 2018 Coverage is brought to you by our brand partners: Huawei Mobile Philippines, PLDT Home Fibr, Smart and Cherry Mobile. Access our coverage here.

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