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The new ASUS laptops could have a small business application – depending on the price

The ZenBook 13 and X507 laptops have just been announced by ASUS, thus expanding the company's growing lineup of laptops that address to virtually every use case. .

New ASUS 2018 laptops

These all-in-one notebooks are configured with long battery life and high performance features, which, according to ASUS, is great for both computing and entertainment. The ZenBook looks like the MacBook crowd, while the X507 is a larger version with a seventh generation Intel processor and a larger screen.

For small businesses, freelancers and homeowners looking for powerful portable machines, the ZenBook and X507 have the necessary specifications to offer. But you will have to wait until the company announces what it will cost you to see if they are worth the price.

The ZenBook

Everything about this ZenBook suggests that it was designed to compete with Apple's flagship laptop, and it has the features to give the MacBook a run for its money. The new notebook is lightweight at 985 grams or 2.17 pounds, and it comes with eight eighth-generation Intel Core i5 or i7 quad-core processors. The RAM can be locked up to 16 GB, and storage can also go up to 1 TB PCIe from the SSD (Solid State Drive).

If you're wondering about battery life, Asus says the ZenBook can run for up to 15 hours, which will give road-warriors less stress all day long.

Main features

The main specifications of the device are listed below:

  • Until Intel Eighth Generation Core i7
  • 3 inches Full HD (1,920 x 1,080) or 4K UHD (3,840 x 2,160) with 10-point touch capabilities
  • Up to 16 GB of RAM and up to 1 TB of PCIe SSD storage
  • Intel HD Graphics Card 620
  • 2 x USB-A 3.1, 1 x USB-C 3.0, 1 x HDMI, microSD card reader
  • weighs 986 grams or 2.17 pounds, but may go higher
  • 2 × 2 MU-MIMO 802.11ac WiFi and Bluetooth 4.2
  • Fingerprint reader with Windows 10 Hello login support without password

The ASUS X507

Although the ASUS is heavier at 1.68 kg or 3.7 pounds, its sleek design makes it lighter. The larger screen, the optional Nvidia GeForce MX110 GPUs and the SATA hard drive (HDD) are responsible for the extra weight.

The X507's processor is the seventh generation of Intel Core i5 or i7 with up to 8GB of RAM and a 1TB SATA hard drive or optional 256GB SSD.

Main features

This apparatus includes:

  • Up to Intel Seventh Generation Core i7
  • Full HD Display (1920 x 1080) up to 15.6 inches
  • Up to 8 GB of RAM, up to 1 TB of SATA hard drive, up to 256 GB of SATA hard drive
  • GPU Nvidia GeForce MX110
  • 2 x USB-A 2.0, 1x USB-A 3.0, 1x USB-C 3.0, 1x HDMI
  • 2 × 2 MU-MIMO 802.11ac WiFi and Bluetooth 4.2

ASUS has not announced any prices for any of these units, but the new devices are expected to be released in the first half of 2018.

Images: ASUS


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