Asus Zenbook S 13 OLED 2023 Price in Nepal, Availability
Asus held its ‘Thincredible’ launch even today, where it announced the latest Vivobook and Zenbook lineup of ultraportable laptops. The event was headlined by the new Zenbook S 13 (UX5304), which claims to be the thinnest OLED Laptop. In addition, this MacBook Air M2 rival brings Intel Raptor Lake processors, Plasma Ceramic Aluminum chassis, and Lumina OLED display. So, let’s get into the specs, features, expected price, and availability of the Asus Zenbook S 13 OLED (2023) in Nepal.
Asus Zenbook S 13 OLED (2023) Overview:
Plasma Ceramic Aluminum
Measuring just 1cm at its slimmest part and weighing just 1kg, the 2023 Zenbook S 13 is among the most portable laptops. To achieve this feat, Asus has carved the chassis and its internal layout from magnesium-aluminum alloy through the CNC process. The IR camera is infused directly into the lid, making it 30% thinner.
The lids go through a special water and electricity treatment, creating a unique texture. Asus says the Plasma ceramic lid manufactured this way has a higher level of toughness, protection against rust, improved thermal management, and a longer lifespan. It is also more eco-friendly since no organic compounds, heavy metals, and strong acids are involved.
Lumina OLED Display
Also new to the Zenbook S 13 UX5304 is the new You ARE Lumina display. This is a unique branding used by Asus for OLED displays with Panonte Validation, VESA DisplayHDR True Black certification, and factory calibration of Delata E < 1. In addition, the Lumina OLED has Splendid color-gamut management, OLED Power Saving, True2life, OLED Care burn-in prevention, and other in-house display technologies.
The Lumina OLED in the new Zenbook S 13 measures 13.3 inches diagonally with a 2.8K resolution. It is a 16:10 screen with 550 nits of peak brightness and 100% DCI-P3 coverage.
Intel Raptor Lake Processors
Inside the Zenbook S 13 OLED (2023), you get the latest 13th Gen Intel processors with boosted TDP of up to 20W. Along with the added power of the Raptor Lake CPUs, it brings the assurance of Evo certification. You can choose between the Core i5-1335U and i7-1355U. It is backed by LPDDR5 RAM (5200 MHz) soldered into the motherboard. Asus offers the laptop in two RAM configurations: 16GB and 32GB, with no prospect of future upgrades. Likewise, the laptop supports up to 1TB of PCIe Gen 4 SSD.
Battery and Connectivity
Fueling the laptop is a 63 Wh battery rated for up to 14 hours of backup. It ships with a 65W Type-C fast charging adapter that can fill the battery to 70% in 50 minutes.
Despite the thin form factor, Asus Zenbook S 13 OLED (2023) doesn’t compromise on ports. You get two Thunderbolt 4 USB-C ports with fast charging, 4K display output, and 40 Gbps data transfer speeds. Then there are two USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A ports, an HDMI 2.1, and a 3.5mm audio jack. For wireless connectivity, Asus has included WiFi 6E with in-house WiFi Master technology.
Rest of the Features
Asus Zenbook S 13 OLED (2023) comes with an FHD IR camera enabling WFH professionals to connect to their colleagues remotely. It is complemented by AI-powered visual and noise-cancelation solutions for an enhanced web conferencing experience. You can also use it for Windows Hello Face authentication. The audio setup consists of two Harman Kardon-tuned speakers with Dolby Atmos support.
Asus Zenbook S 13 OLED UX5304 Specifications:
- Design & Build: 296.2 x 216.3 x 10.9 ~ 11.8 mm, 1.00 kg
- Color Options: Basalt Gray, Ponder Blue.
- Durability: US MIL-STD 810H military-grade standard
- Display: 13.3″ glossy Lumina OLED panel, 60Hz refresh rate, 100% DCI-P3, 550 nits HDR Peak brightness, 10-bit depth, 0.2ms response rate
- Resolution: 2.8K (2880×1800) resolution, 16:10 aspect ratio
- Display certifications: VESA DisplayHDR 500, PANTONE Validation, SGS Eye Care
- Keyboard: Full-size backlit keyboard, 1.1mm key travel
- Trackpad: ASUS ErgoSense Touchpad (129 x 81 mm)
- Security: Windows Hello Face Login, TPM 2.0
- Processor: 13th Gen Intel ‘Raptor Lake” Core i5-1335U / Core i7-1355U (10C/12T, 12MB cache)
- RAM: 16/32GB LPDDR5-5200MHz (soldered)
- Storage: Up to 1TB M.2 PCIe 4.0 NVMe SSD
- Graphics: Intel Iris Xe (integrated)
- Audio: Stereo speakers, Tuned by harman/kardon
- Battery: 63 Watt-hours 4-cell Li-ion battery
- Power Supply: 65W Type-C power adapter
- Webcam: FHD IR camera
- Connectivity: WiFi 802.11 6E (Dual Band) 2×2, Bluetooth 5.2
- I/O Ports: 2x Thunderbolt 4, 1x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A, 1x HDMI 2.1 (TMDS) , 1x 3.5mm audio jack
Asus Zenbook S 13 OLED (2023) Price in Nepal (Expected)
The Zenbook S 13 OLED (2023) will be available from Q2 of 2023 with a starting price of GBP 1,500. We expect the price to start at NPR when it launches in Nepal.
|Laptop Model||Price in the UK (Official)||Price in Nepal (Expected)|
|Asus Zenbook S 13 OLED UX5304||GBP 1,500||NPR|