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Asus has (re)introduced theTrio, an 11.6″ tablet/laptop hybrid that can also be used as a PC when connected to a monitor and comes with extra versatility as it runs two operating systems, Windows 8 and Android.
Following on from our previous story about the official video for the Asus Zenbook UX301, Engadget has posted a hands on video with the Ultrabook while Asus has also posted the official press release for both the UX301 and its sibling the UX302 detailing the specs.
Haswell powered Ultrabooks are continuing to enter the market and a newly introduced model from Asus, the 13″ Vivobook S301 has been reviewed by Ultrabookreview.com with a few interesting features.
Today I’m pitting the Sony(third-gen Haswell Ultrabook) against the Asus UX31E (first-gen Sandybridge Ultrabook) in sleep and wake times. One of Intel’s goals for the Ultrabook platform was to eventually reach a point of instant-on, just like a tablet or smartphone, with Haswell, they’ve finally done it.
At Computex 2013 Haswell is of course the word on the show floor and Asus has another Ultrabook equipped with Intel’s new chip, this time their Zenbook Touch UX31 LA Ultrabook and Mobilegeeks has had a quick hands on with it.
Asus has become one of the first (if not the first) PC manufacturers to announce an Ultrabook with an Intel Haswell CPU, the VivoBook 551, and along with the new silicone the new PC also packs some other features.
The wait for the Asusin America looks to be coming to an end soon with the 13.3″ version slated to be available within a week on May 21st, Liliputing reports via the official Asus North America Facebook page.
Deal Alert, Today Only: Asus UX31E Zenbook 13.3 inch Ultrabook Sale — Core i7 and 256GB SSD for $699 (54% off)
Today you can pick up the Asus UX31E for $699 from our favorite deal-a-day site, Woot.com. This is the top-end model (DH72) from the last generation of Ultrabooks (Sandy Bridge) with a big 256GB SSD and fast Core i7 processor, and comes nearly 54% off the retail price!
Asus is launching new Zenbooks apparently in the hopes of appealing to everyone. What once consisted of only Ultrabooks now features six devices, one of which is not an Ultrabook. Most recently Asus has announced the UX42 and UX52. It looks like the company is keeping somewhat reasonable conventions though, devices prefixed with ‘UX’ all seem to be Ultrabooks while the lone ‘U’ device is a non-Ultrabook (even if it is still relatively thin and light).
Asus was teasing with a countdown to the official reveal of their touchscreen Windows 8 devices and has finally gone live with some content that explains the rather confusing lineup. We’ve prepared a breakdown of the products, pricing, and release dates below.