CES Launch 2019: Asus ZenBook S13 Laptop With ‘World’s Slimmest Bezels’
Asus has announced its 2019 lineup of thin and light ‘Ultrabooks’ at CES 2019 including the affordable ZenBook 14 and the ZenBook S13, which the company claims sports the world’s thinnest bezels.
Asus also unveiled the StudioBook S (W700) at the trade show, which is a sleek and portable workstation-class laptop. Finally, the company also refreshed its VivoBook line with thinner display bezels.
Asus ZenBook S13 is the world’s thinnest and slimmest (with a discrete GPU) notebook, according to the company. Announced at the ongoing CES tech trade show in Las Vegas, the ZenBook S13 takes the crown as the only notebook with the “world’s slimmest bezels”, thanks to a 97 percent screen-to-body-ratio. At the same time, it has an Nvidia GeForce MX150 GPU, making it the world’s thinnest notebook with discrete graphics
The ZenBook S13 is a beast in terms of specifications and features. The high-end notebook ‘sports a 13.9-inch FHD frameless ‘NanoEdge’ display (1920×1080) with 2.5mm bezels, 100 percent sRGB color gamut, and 400nits brightness.
Under the hood, it is powered by fast and efficient Intel Core i7 or Core i5 8th generation processors. Users can choose up to 16GB RAM and up to 1TB PCIe solid state drive (SSD). The company has also added a 50Wh battery, which Asus claims will last 15 hours on a single charge. At 0.5-inches thin and 2.4 pounds, Asus ZenBook S13 is one of the most compact laptops around.
The ZenBook S13 weighs just 1.13kg and features a 13.9-inch full-HD LED display with a 97 percent screen-to-body ratio. The biggest USP of the laptop is its 2.5mm NanoEdge bezels, which Asus claims are the thinnest on any laptop in the world.
Other specifications include Nvidia GeForce MX150 graphics, eight generations Intel Core Whiskey Lake processors (Core i5 or Core i7), up to 16GB LPDDR3 RAM, and up to 1TB SSD storage. The front camera is housed within a ‘notch’ at the top of the screen.