ASUS recently announced a refresh of its popular ZenBook 14, which now runs on Intel’s 11th Gen Core i5 processor and NVIDIA’s new GeForce MX450 GPU.
ZenBook 14 (UX435EA/EG) boasts a 14″ FHD anti-glare display with 72% NTSC coverage and 2.6mm thin side bezels for an immersive viewing experience. It’s powered by an Intel Core i5-1135G7 processor along with 8GB of 4266 MHz LPDDR4x RAM and a 512GB/1TB PCIe NVMe 3.0×2 M.2 SSD for storage.
Connectivity-wise, you get Intel Wi-Fi 6 with Gig+ performance and Bluetooth 5.0. There’s also an IR webcam with Windows Hello support, and the new and improved ScreenPad, an interactive secondary 5.65-inch color touchscreen bolstered with ScreenXpert 2.0, offering a more intuitive design.
ScreenXpert 2.0 is supported by a series of handy ASUS utility apps along with an array of quick controls to help enhance productivity, as well as the Link to MyASUS feature, so you can make phone calls directly via ScreenPad by pairing it with a smartphone.
|CPU||Intel Core i5-1135G7 processor|
|Display||14″ (16:9) LED-backlit FHD (1920×1080) 60 Hz anti-glare with 72% NTSC gamut|
|wide 178° viewing angles|
|2.6 mm-thin side bezel|
|IPS-level (In-Plane Switching)|
|OS||Windows 10 Home|
|Graphics||UX435EA: Intel Iris Xe graphics|
|UX435EG: NVIDIA GeForce MX450 with 2GB GDDR6 VRAM|
|Main memory||8 GB 4266 MHz LPDDR4x|
|Storage||512 GB / 1 TB PCIe NVMe 3.0 x2 M.2 SSD|
|Connectivity||Intel WiFi 6 with Gig+ performance (802.11ax) + Bluetooth 5.0|
|Camera||IR webcam with Windows Hello support|
|I/O ports||2 x Thunderbolt 4 USB-C with ASUS USB-C Easy Charge|
|1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A|
|1 x Standard HDMI 2.0|
|1 x MicroSD card reader|
|1 x Audio Jack|
|Touchpad||ASUS ScreenPad and ASUS NumberPad 2.0|
|Audio||Certified by Harman Kardon|
|Array microphone with Cortana and Alexa voice-recognition support|
|Battery||63 Wh 3-cell lithium-polymer battery|
|AC adapter||65-watt power adapter|
|Output: 20 V DC, 65 W|
|319 X 199 X 16.9~17.9mm|
|Weight||Approx. 1.19 ~ 1.29 kg|
Availability and Pricing
ASUS ZenBook 14 (UX435EA/EG) will be available in Q4 of 2020. For more updates, stay tuned to ASUS Philippines’ Official Facebook Page.
Emman has been writing technical and feature articles since 2010. Prior to this, he became one of the instructors at Asia Pacific College in 2008, and eventually landed a job as Business Analyst and Technical Writer at Integrated Open Source Solutions for almost 3 years.