ASUS Release Notebooks ZenBook UX3400 (UX430) and UX530

Written by Tyler Rondman

ASUS Release Notebooks ZenBook UX3400 (UX430) and UX530

ASUS presents notebooks ZenBook UX3400 (UX430) and UX530 – exquisite, elegant, stylish and ultra-compact models with thin screen frames. Thanks to these new products you no longer have to put up with bulky dimensions for better performance. The UX3400 and UX530 are the thinnest ultrabooks of the ZenBook series, which can be equipped with high-performance discrete graphics cards.

Notebook ZenBook UX3400 with a diagonal of display 14 inches is enclosed in a compact case, in size does not exceed the chassis of most 13-inch notebooks. The maximum comfort of the display area with the minimum dimensions of the device is achieved thanks to an ultra-thin screen frame with a thickness of just 7.18 mm. The relative area of the screen is 80%. This indicator has allowed to reduce the dimensions of the notebook case, so that it is easy and convenient to take with you.

Laptop ZenBook UX3400 has the highest performance thanks to the Intel processor up to the Core i7 of the seventh generation, DDR4 memory up to 16 GB and a solid-state drive up to 512 GB. ZenBook UX3400 is available in several versions with Intel HD Graphics 620 (model UX3400UA) or NVIDIA® GeForce® 940MX (model UX3400UQ).

The model ZenBook UX3400 is decorated with a pattern of the finest concentric circles and is available in four colors, two of which also have a new glossy coating with crystal shine, deposited with advanced technology of nanotechnology lithography.

Model ZenBook UX530 is designed for those who need a larger screen (15.6 inches) in a compact package that is smaller than most notebooks of the same class. Only high-performance components are used in this model, including a powerful discrete graphics processor NVIDIA® GeForce® 940MX (UX530UQ) or even NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950 model (UX530UX). Model ZenBook UX530 is available in two colors, one of which is complemented by a special glossy coating, deposited by the method of nanotechnology lithography.

Notebook ASUS ZenBook UX3400 is endowed with the inherent in the entire ZenBook series with elegance, sophistication and sophistication. In its light and subtle form is the real power. The display with a diagonal of 14 inches has an ultra-thin screen frame with a thickness of only 7.18 mm. The relative screen area is 80%, so the ZenBook UX3400 does not exceed the dimensions of 13-inch notebooks: its thickness is only 15.9 mm and its weight is 1.25 kg. Owners of the ZenBook UX3400 can enjoy all the benefits of high performance in combination with portability.

The concept of design of the ZenBook series implies an impeccable style, and the ZenBook UX3400 is no exception. It is available in four exquisite colors, so that everyone can choose the most suitable option for their image. The irreproachable elegance of the drawing from the finest concentric circles in the Royal Blue and Rose Gold models is complemented by a modern note – a special glossy coating with crystal shine applied to the special technology of nanotech lithography for an even more luxurious aurora. For those who prefer a strict classics, gray (Quartz Gray) and gold (Shimmer Gold) colors with a matte finish of metal are available without additional glossy coating.

The laptop ASUS ZenBook UX3400 is created uncompromisingly powerful to envy competitors. It is equipped with a seventh generation Intel Core i7 processor and up to 16 GB of DDR4 memory for smooth multitasking. In the UX3400UQ, it is also the thinnest notebook in the ZenBook series, equipped with a powerful discrete NVIDIA® GeForce® 940MX graphics card. Solid-state drive capacity of up to 512 GB provides high speed applications and responsiveness of the system. Creating large documents, processing photos and video or a break for the game – in any case, the ZenBook UX3400 will not make you wait.

Notebook ZenBook UX3400 is equipped with a reversible USB Type-C ™ port (USB-C ™), which also supports an external display connection. You can now connect the cable to either side. In addition, the laptop has a USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A port, a Micro HDMI video interface and a memory card slot. Connecting any peripherals, displays or projectors is now easy.

Notebook ZenBook UX3400 is designed for those who do not sit still, so it gives users the advantage of working all day without recharging. No need to worry about finding the outlet anymore – a specially designed lithium-polymer battery with a capacity of 50 Wh provides up to 9 hours of battery life.

For maximum user comfort, the screen of the ASUS ZenBook UX3400 is equipped with an anti-reflective coating that reduces annoying reflections. The display with the widest color coverage of 100% gamut of sRGB can boast a more juicy image and accurate color rendition than standard displays. Wide viewing angles (up to 178 °) guarantee the preservation of contrast and accurate color reproduction even when viewed almost parallel to the screen, which is especially important if several people are looking at the display at the same time.

ASUS Splendid technology allows you to reproduce more juicy, deep and accurate colors. For the optimal display of different types of information, special modes are provided. The Eye Care Eye Protection mode reduces the intensity of blue light by 30%, protecting the eyes from stress and fatigue, especially when working in poor light conditions.

Over the audio components of the laptop, ASUS Golden Ear team worked together with experts from Harman Kardon, the famous manufacturer of home and car audio systems. The result of the cooperation was simply amazing: the technical component, including an intelligent amplifier for louder sound without distortion, is perfectly combined with well-thought-out software for full enjoyment of sound.

The ZenBook UX3400 notebook has a full-sized backlit keyboard, robust, made in the form of a single unit and giving excellent tactile sensations when printing. In this masterpiece of ergonomics specially optimized for comfortable printing keys with a stroke of 1.4 mm are used.

Notebook ZenBook UX3400 is equipped with a touchpad with a glass coating and an integrated fingerprint scanner with support for the function “Windows Hello” to enter the system with one touch. The panel is equipped with the technology of ignoring false touches and is able to recognize gestures with several fingers and handwriting.

Laptop ZenBook UX3400 sets a new standard for interaction with Windows 10. It is equipped with an array of microphones for easy communication with Cortana, a digital personal assistant and an indispensable assistant. The built-in array of microphones filters out ambient noise, improving the audibility of the voice. The digital assistant Cortana will remember the interests, hobbies and favorite places of rest for the user to keep him informed of all the news. This is a real personal assistant.

For those who need a larger screen, but in the same elegant way as the ZenBook UX3400, ASUS has created the ZenBook UX530, which is not inferior in power and equipped with a display with a diagonal of 15.6 inches with thin screen frames and an anti-reflective coating. It is much more compact than most notebooks of the same class, but weighs only 1.63 kg. Despite the small size, ZenBook UX530 is equipped with a powerful discrete graphics processor up to NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950 and full-size video interface HDMI. The model is available in two colors: “Royal Blue” with a glossy coating, giving the lid a crystal shine and deposited by the method of nanotech lithography, or in classical gray (Quartz Gray) with a matte pattern of the finest concentric rings.

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Tyler Rondman

When he isn't enjoying the beautiful Northwest outdoors, you can find Tyler on business and tech sites, writing about the latest news, analyzing trends, and generally making the Internet a more interesting place.