Asus presents its rivals for the Surface and the MacBook at Computex 2016

Asus presents its rivals for the Surface and the MacBook at Computex 2016

ASUS He puts his cards on the table at Computex and announces new laptops, convertibles, smartphones, and more.

These days is celebrated Computex 2016, the largest technology fair in Asia and there has been, of course, Asus, announcing devices of all kinds to continue competing in the market.

Not just computers, tablets, laptops, and phones, but also PC components, like your version of the NVIDIA Geforce GTX 1080 ROG Strix, the latest version of the Nvidia chart (the most powerful to date) to hit the market on June 4.

Asus ZenBook 3, a rival for the MacBook

The Asus ZenBook 3 has been one of the protagonists of the day for Asus, since it is a very interesting ultraportable for all those looking for mobility, thus rivaling the lighter MacBook.

In the ZenBook 3 we found an aerospace grade aluminum construction with only 11.9 millimeters thick and just over 900 grams in weight.As for the hardware, there are several configurations, being the most powerful and capable version with Intel i7 processor, 16GB of RAM and up to 1TB of PCIe SSD.

The screen is protected with Gorilla Glass 4 and the work with the frames is also very good to get a compact ultraportable. Includes a USB Type-C / Thunderbolt 3 port to charge your battery with a autonomy of up to 9 hours.

As to prices: The Asus ZenBook 3 in its most basic version (with Intel i5, 4GB of RAM and 256GB of SSD) costs $ 999, with 512GB of SSD it goes up to $ 1,499 and the top version with i7, 16GB RAM and 1TB SSD goes up to $ 1,999.

Asus Transformer 3 Pro, for the Surface

On the other hand Asus has also presented its new line of convertibles, comes the Asus Transformer 3 Pro to compete directly with the Microsoft Surface, which is quite inspired by how you can see in the images, also including a integrated rear support In the design itself to be able to use the convertible with the keyboard-cover in a more comfortable way.

In total there are three models: Transformer 3, Transformer 3 Pro, and Transformer 3Mini. The first two 12.6-inch mounts display at 2880 x 1920 pixels resolution and Intel i7 processors, while in the Mini it is reduced to 10.1 inches.

They all work with Windows 10 and the base prices range from $ 799 for the Transformer 3 to $ 999 for the Pro, increasing depending on the RAM and SSD configuration.

New Zenfone smartphones and even an assistant robot

The ZenBook and the Transformers have not come alone, there have also been news in the line of Zenfone smartphones, with three new models (Zenfone 3, Zenfone 3 Deluxe and Zenfone 3 Ultra), of which you can find all the details in The Free Android, as well as a robot that acts as a personal assistant for the home: the Asus ZenBo.

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