Asus ZenBook 13 Corei7 8th Gen is designed to be ultra-portable and ultra-sleek. The laptop has a weight of around 1.19Kg. The laptop has 4 sided narrow edge display which gives a large immersive display view.
Asus ZenBook 13 supports both fingerprints and face unlock technology for fast and secure unlock. The keyboard is not a full-type keyboard as number keys are given in TouchPad instead of Keyboard. There is also a smart voice recognition system for guidance and also managing work sometimes. The latest connectivities make this laptop more reasonable for traveling.
For What type of work Asus ZenBook 13 Corei7 8th GEN is best suited?
Asus ZenBook 13 edition laptops are generally for users who need to travel a lot (For ex: businessman, traveller, etc). The laptop provides majorly all supports such as a longer battery, light-weight, and slim in design that can provide the best results during usage.
Asus ZenBook 13 is built-in with an Intel Corei7 8th Generation processor that can easily handle High-level Multitasking, Basic Video-editing, Coding, Gamings.
Though the processor is sufficient enough to handle high gaming performance but due to a lack of a Dedicated Graphics card and small display size, Asus ZenBook13 is not suitable for gaming.
PROS & CONS of Asus ZenBook 13
- Ultra-Sleek and slim design
- Latest MS Windows10 installed
- Fingerprints and Face unlock
- Backlit keyboard
- Gaming can be done
- Can handle high multitasking load
- The laptop display could be a little brighter
- DDR3 Type-RAM
- Speaker sound quality can be improved.
KEY SPECIFICATIONS OF ASUS ZENBOOK 13 Corei7 8th GEN
DISPLAY: 13.3″ (33.78cm)
PROCESSOR: Intel Core i7 8th Generation
CAMERA: Yes (WebCam)
RAM: 8GB DDR3
HARD DRIVE : 512GB SSD
BATTERY: Battery backup upto 14hours(Claimed by Asus)
OS: Microsoft Windows10 Home
FULL SPECIFICATIONS OF ASUS ZENBOOK 13 Corei7 8th GEN
Asus ZenBook 13 Corei7 8th Gen is made up of aluminium body with a premium shiny finish that can easily bear all falls and scratches because it is passed with MIL-STD-810G military standard for reliability and durability.
The laptop weighs around only 1.19Kg only. The laptop’s keyboard has RGB color gamut backlit keyboard and the NumberPad can be accessed through TouchPad as NumberPad keys are not present in the keyboard.
Asus ZenBook 13 is Ultra-sleek, Ultra-slim, and lightweight laptop. The laptop screen is even smaller than the A4 size paper. The Ergo-lift hinge provides an automatically tilt keyboard for comfortable typing. The laptop has also an inbuilt fingerprint sensor for smart and fast unlock.
SUITABLE FOR: High level Multitasking, Coding, Editing etc.
DIMENSION: 189 x 302 x 17 mm
FINGERPRINT SENSOR: Yes
BACKLIT KEYBOARD: Yes
Asus ZenBook 13 has very thin bezels, 2.3 mm thin at sides, 3.3 mm thin at the bottom, and 5.9 mm at top. The FHD display of the laptop delivers crystal clear quality visuals with large viewing angles and no color shift.
The laptop screen is even smaller than A4 size papers. Also, there is face unlock features that use Infrared rays for face-detection. The laptop has 95% screen to body aspect ratio which is excellent. The backlit keyboard is 100% sRGB Color Gamut that will provide an excellent typing experience in low light.
SCREEN SIZE: 13.3″ (33.78 cm)
SCREEN RESOLUTION: 1920 × 1080 Pixel
SCREEN TYPE: FHD LED TFT IPS Display
PIXEL DENSITY: 166 PPI
DISPLAY TYPE: LED
Anti-Glare Screen: Yes
CAMERA AND AUDIO (3.4/5)
Asus ZenBook13 offers a WebCam that has a four-camera lens. The Quality that WebCam delivers is quite good and can be easily used for Video-conferencing and online classes. Inbuilt with Asus proprietary algorithm camera module, the WebCam provides excellent sharp images that can automatically filter color steadiness and provides excellent sharp images.
The audio quality in this laptop is missing somewhere. The audio is not very loud with good quality bass. The Asus sonic master speakers are not able to deliver their good performance. So, while listening to Audio the user must use speakers from the market instead of inbuilt speakers.
VIDEO RECORDING: 720P HD
SPEAKERS: Asus Sonic master Speakers
MIC INSIDE: Yes
SOFTWARE AND HARDWARE (3.9/5)
Aus ZenBook 13 is powered by Intel Corei7 8th Gen laptop for easily and smoothly handling workloads of Heavy Multitasking, Bulk editing, etc. Also, there is no overheating or loud fan issue that can be seen on this laptop. The laptop has enough storage that can be used to store daily backups. Overall, the performance of this laptop is good and reliable within such an ultra-compact and slim design.
The laptop comes with inbuilt MyAsus software where there is plenty of laptop performance editing tools are present. Asus has kept the laptop away from pre-installed 3rd party apps to avoid bloatware that may affect the user experience.
PROCESSOR: Intel Core i7-8565U
GPU: Intel UHD Graphics 620
Clock-Speed: 1.8GHz (Can be boosted upto 4.6GHz)
RAM: 8GB DDR3 RAM
SYSTEM ARCHITECT: 64-bit
HARD DRIVE: 512GB SSD
BATTERY CONNECTIVITIES (4.0/5)
Asus claims that the laptop can give a battery backup of upto 13 hours (when tested can give a battery backup of 8-10hours). The compact and ultrathin with intel core i7 processor consumes battery ideally without affecting the laptop performance.
Asus has kept the laptop simple and hence secure by not pre-installing many 3rd party apps that sometimes consume battery in the background and affecting battery life adversely.
BATTERY BACKUP CLAIMED: Upto 13Hours (Claimed by Asus)
BATTERY TYPE: Li-ion Battery
NUMBER OF BATTERY CELLS: 3
CONNECTIVITIES, PORTS AND PERIPHERALS (3.7/5)
Asus ZenBook is designed keeping new generations in mind. The laptop is integrated with all important ports such as USB 3.0, MicroSD port, HDMI port, etc. Also, the file transfer rate via ports is quite good. In such an Ultra-slim design the laptop does not compromise with connectivities & ports.
The latest and fastest Bluetooth and WiFi versions are present which provide excellent data transfer rates. But, an Optical Disk drive is not present on the laptop.
BLUETOOTH: Yes (Version 5.0)
Wi-Fi: Yes (802.11 ac)
PORTS: (1* USB 3.0 ,1* USB 2.0, 1* 3.5mm Audio Jack, 1* Microphone port, 1* HDMI Port, 1* MicroSD)
BACKLIT KEYBOARD: Yes
SD CARD READER: Yes
INSIDE THE BOX YOU WILL GET: Laptop, AC adapter, USB 3.0 to RJ45 Cable , User-Guide and manuals, Warranty (12 months)
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