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    ASUS ZenBook 3 Deluxe UX490UA

    Unprecedented performance

    With ZenBook 3 Deluxe, ASUS engineers set out to create an ultra-thin laptop with unprecedented performance. It was a tough challenge, but they succeeded. The result is an unbelievably powerful laptop with the latest Intel® Core™ i7 processor, up to 16GB of 2133MHz LPDDR3 RAM, an ultra-fast up to 1TB PCIe® Gen 3 SSD, and two 40Gbps Thunderbolt™ 3-enabled USB-C ports with support for dual external 4K UHD displays. So there’s no need to worry about what you can or can’t do with ZenBook 3 Deluxe — it’s built for almost anything!

    Windows 10 Pro

    Up to
    Corei7
    Intel CPU
    Boost to
    3.7GHz
    frequency
    Up to
    1TB
    PCIe Gen 3 SSD
    Up to
    16GB
    RAM
    Fastest
    2133MHz
    RAM
    Thunderbolt™ 3
    40Gbps
    port
    USB-C
    10Gbps
    port

    The incredibly powerful 8th Gen Intel Core i7 processor

    ZenBook 3 Deluxe brings you state-of the-art performance in an ultra-thin laptop. At its heart is the powerful 8th Generation Intel® Core™ i7 processor, delivering effortless performance for smooth multitasking. Through uncompromising design, the prestigious ZenBook 3 Deluxe easily outperforms its rivals to give you all the performance you need — and more!

    2.04X
    faster than MacBook Air
    2.8X
    faster than MacBook
    2.19X
    faster than Spectre 13
    Cinebench R15 (Multi Core) ZenBook 3 Deluxe
    (i7/16G/512G PCIe SSD)
    606 MacBook 12
    (M5/8G/256G)
    211 MacBook Air 13
    (i7/8G/256G)
    296 HP Spectre 13 277
    Thunderbolt™ 3, for unlimited possibilities
    2
    Thunderbolt™ 3 ports
    Up to
    40Gbps
    data transfer
    Support
    2
    4K displays
    Faster data transmission
    Thunderbolt™ 3
    40Gbps
    Thunderbolt™ 2
    20 Gbps
    USB 3.0
    5 Gbps

    The coolest of cool

    The challenge in designing a fast, ultra-thin laptop boils down to basic physics. To prevent the laptop from getting too hot, warm air inside needs to be expelled as quickly as possible. For the mighty Intel® Core™ i7 processor in ZenBook 3 Deluxe, ASUS engineers had to invent a brand-new cooling system using state-of-the-art components, including a liquid-crystal-polymer fan impeller that’s just 0.3mm thick and a copper-alloy heat pipe with walls that are a mere 0.1mm thick. This innovative cooling system is just 3mm high. Through it, warm air from the interior is gently expelled via hidden vents in the hinge. The overall design allows for efficient, serenely quiet cooling — even under full loads.

    3mm
    thermal system
    0.3mm
    liquid-crystal polymer

    Less wait, more work

    A high-performance solid-state disk with a PCIe® 3.0 x4 interface gives ZenBook 3 Deluxe the fastest storage available — its 3057MB/s read speeds are more than twice as fast as the storage in a MacBook® — so you’ll never be kept waiting for the operating system to boot or for applications to load. With no moving parts, SSDs are not only blindingly fast — they’re also incredibly reliable and totally silent.

    4.2X
    faster than PCIe x2
    5.8X
    faster than SATA 3 SSD
    35X
    faster than SATA 3 HDD
    ZenBook 3 Deluxe
    NVME PCIe® x4 Gen 3SSD
    3057MB/s MacBook
    PCIe SSD
    MacBook PCIe SSD 724MB/s SATA 3 SSD 520MB/s SATA 3 HDD 85MB/s

    Fastest memory, best multitasking

    Striving to deliver ultimate performance in the ZenBook 3 Deluxe, engineers chose the world’s fastest LPDDR3 RAM — clocked at an amazing 2133MHz. Despite its speed, LPDDR3 memory uses very little power, helping to keep ZenBook 3 Deluxe running for longer. And with up to 16GB RAM, your ZenBook 3 Deluxe will handle multiple demanding tasks without skipping a beat.

    16GB
    RAM
    2133MHz
    ultra-fast RAM
    1.13X
    faster than 1866MHz RAM
    ZenBook 3 Deluxe
    2133 MHz
    25.28GB/s MacBook Air
    1600 MHz
    MacBook Air 1600 MHz 16.63GB/s MacBook
    1866 MHz
    22.35GB/s

    Runs longer, charges faster

    A laptop as beautiful, powerful and prestigious as ZenBook 3 Deluxe deserves nothing less than all-day battery life. To achieve its remarkable up to 12-hour autonomy, ASUS engineers designed a special high-capacity 46Wh lithium-polymer battery that fits precisely into the impossibly thin profile of the ZenBook 3 Deluxe. With its fast-charge technology, you can charge it up to 60% capacity in just 49 minutes.

    46Wh
    Li-polymer battery
    Up to
    12hrs
    battery life
    Fast charging
    60%
    in 49 mins

    Batteries, redesigned

    ZenBook 3 Deluxe uses lithium-polymer batteries that last up to 700 charge cycles — 3x the lifespan of standard lithium-ion cylinder batteries. The batteries are precisely shaped in all three dimensions to fit exactly in the available space. This clever engineering allows us to give ZenBook 3 Deluxe a generous 46Wh battery capacity. Lithium-polymer batteries also retain up to 80% of their original capacity even after hundreds of charge cycles, so you don’t have to worry about deteriorating battery performance.

    3X
    battery lifespan
    Mobility without bounds
    * 2-stream 802.11ac vs. 1-stream 802.11n.
    802.11ac
    6X
    faster than 802.11n*
    Up to
    867Mbps
    speed
    2 X 2
    dual band Wi-Fi

    Ergonomic backlit keyboard

    The world’s best ultraportable laptop deserves a unique keyboard. The full-size, custom-designed keyboard in ZenBook 3 Deluxe has an impressive 1.2mm key travel for maximum typing comfort. A colored backlight — golden for the Royal Blue model, white for the Quartz Grey version — gently illuminates the keys to give you maximum productivity in any lighting conditions.

    1.2mm
    travel distance
    backlit keyboard
    1.2mm
    ASUS ZenBook 3 Deluxe
    0.4mm
    MacBook

    One-touch access with Windows Hello

    The touchpad on ZenBook 3 Deluxe features a built-in fingerprint sensor with Windows Hello support for convenient single-touch login. The touchpad is superbly engineered for maximum comfort and accuracy, with a glass covering for smooth control.

    fingerprint sensor

    Smart gesture support

    clicking
    left-click
    dragging
    to select a region
    tapping
    right-click
    scrolling
    up and down
    zoom in/out
    two-finger pinch
    3 finger tap
    excute cortana
    3 finger swipe (l/r)
    switch desktop
    3 finger swipe
    excute task view
    3 finger swipe down
    show desktop
    4 finger tap
    pop-up notifications bar
    4 finger swipe (l/r)
    switch desktop