Both the lid and the interior barely bulge even when pressed harder and abused, and I haven’t noticed any creaks or funny noises when picking up the laptop, not even when grabbing it from a corner, or during daily use. ZenBook S helps accelerate your workflow for awesome productivity. The two Thunderbolt 4 USB-C ports on ZenBook S give you unrivaled versatility with ultrafast speeds. That might change once this is listed in more shops. PCB colour and bundled software versions are subject to change without notice. Future software updates might change things. The actual transfer speed of USB 3.0, 3.1, 3.2, and/or Type-C will vary depending on many factors including the processing speed of the host device, file attributes and other factors related to system configuration and your operating environment. Ryzen still wins in multi-threaded CPU loads, but Intel Tiger Lake feels excellent with daily use and offers competitive integrated graphics, fast storage, Thunderbolt 4, etc. what for? Tests consist of a punishing regime designed to ensure survival in harsh environments, and include power-on drop tests and operation at extremes of altitude and temperature. October 1, 2020 at 1:36 am. Before we proceed, keep in mind that our review unit is a pre-release sample sent over by Asus and tested with the software available as of late-September 2020 (BIOS 201, MyAsus 2.2.38.0 app). Still out of curiosity I did manage to find 5, relatively expensive 2-in-1 ultrabooks under 1.6kg with big batteries and good keyboard: This ZenBook S UX393 implements the best screen ever offered in an Asus ultrabook, and by a very far margin. Spec-wise, this is based on the late-2020 Intel Tiger Lake i7-1165G7 hardware, the same implemented by a multitude of other ultrabooks of this generation. ZenBook S has an ergonomic edge-to-edge backlit keyboard design that’s wider for more comfortable typing, and also looks great! To display vivid, realistic colors, ZenBook S supports a wide color gamut with 100% DCI-P3 and 133% sRGB coverage. It looks the part, too, with a sophisticated new Jade Black livery featuring Red Copper diamond-cut edges. Nonetheless, upgrades are possible if you remove the back panel, hold in place by a couple of visible Torx screws. Air is also sucked in through the keyboard and from behind the hinge, though. ZenBook S is tested to meet the ultra-demanding MIL-STD-810G U.S. military standard for reliability and durability. ZenBook S will make the best impression, wherever you go. Your email address will not be published. Asus went with a fairly basic thermal module here, with a single heatpipe and single fan, similar to what we’ve seen implemented on most of their recent ZenBook and ExpertBook lineups. It's 2K for the top-tier 16 GB model with 1 TB SSD, based on the little we know so far. figures may vary in real-world situations. Andrei Girbea, Editor-in-Chief of Ultrabookreview.com. Its luxurious Jade Black finish is enhanced with subtle Red Copper diamond-cut edges, created using a two-phase anodizing process. It’s also PANTONE, ZenBook S includes all the I/O ports you need for a busy on-the-go lifestyle, including full-size HDMI, USB Type-A ports, and Thunderbolt. Not as long as the Intel Tiger Lake and AMD Ryzen ZenBook 14 models that we’ve tested with the same 67 Wh battery, though, but don’t forget that our sample is pre-production, so further drivers should improve on these results. ASUS offers a comprehensive range of wireless connectivity solutions. We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. With this smart feature enabled, MyASUS detects and optimizes the individual voices before relaying them all at the same volume level — ensuring improved quality for group calls. The fan ramps to about 41-42 dB at head-level in this test, and the laptop returns scores of around 780-800 points. When you do need to charge ZenBook S, its fast-charge capability means a 60% charge takes as little as 49 minutes. With ZenBook S and Windows Hello, your face is your password! Much like on the ZenBook UX325/UX425 models, though, there’s no integrated 3.5 mm jack on this laptop, instead, Asus offers a USB-C to 3.5 mm dongle in the pack. The ClearVoice Speaker feature filters out all ambient noise apart from human speech — so you’ll hear what everyone else is saying. *Gaming  – Standard mode – playing Far Cry 5 for 30 minutes, fans at 37-38 dB. Learn more about ASUS Laptop Quality Tests, Normal operation at a cabin pressure equivalent to 15,000 feet, Free fall from 100mm while powered on, 4x for each side/surface. Battery tests conducted by ASUS on August 15, 2020 using the 1080p Video Playback scenario. We did retest the laptop on the Standard and Whisper modes. November 26, 2020 at 11:18 am. October 1, 2020 at 3:56 pm. Compare Asus ZenBook Flip 13 UX363 prices before buying online. 12.196 Meinungen. There’s no figner-sensor, though, but they also bundle a cloth/leatherette protective sleeve with this ZenBook, a nice add-on that’s going to keep the metallic coating protected in your bag. I’ve had several Zephyrus G14 models on my desk during these last two months, and have been using them both as daily drivers and while running our various tests.... Lenovo Legion 5 review (AMD Ryzen 7 4800H, GTX 1650Ti gaming laptop), ASUS ROG Strix SCAR 17 review (2020 G732LXS model – Core i7/i9, RTX 2080 150W), ASUS ZenBook S UX393EA review (Core i7-1165G7 Tiger Lake, 3:2 3K touchscreen), Acer Predator Helios 300 review (PH315-53 2020 model – Core i7, RTX 2070 graphics). I don’t think that’s the case, though, instead, Asus implemented a shallower and softer typer here on this thinner chassis, and that takes a toll on the overall feedback and accuracy. Unless otherwise All these on the Music profile in Audio Wizzard. Don’t forget that IdeaPad 7 is a retail model with a thicker chassis that allows the APU to constantly run at 26+W with games. Here’s what we got: I’ve added a couple of other configurations for comparison, all of them ultraportables, albeit not within the same price range. But with the Mirror function, you can do everything on your phone from the comfort of your PC! Audio is handled by a set of stereo speakers that fire through grills placed on the underside, towards the front. Otherwise, the laptop ists snugly on a flat surface and the wide arm-rest allows for comfortable use on both the desk and on the lap, and prevents your wrists from normally coming into contact with the still fairly sharp lips and front corners. If you need to call someone while working on your PC, you can seamlessly make or receive phone calls — via your PC. On top of that, plus we don’t know much about pricing and availability, so we can’t properly compare it to its piers. It performed well with our setup and the signal and performance remained strong at 30-feet, with obstacles in between. Next, here are some benchmark results. *Gaming  – Performance mode – playing Far Cry 5 for 30 minutes, fans at 41-42 dB That’s not unexpected given the high CPU temperatures in our previous tests. Due to their placement, though, the grills can be fairly easily muffled when using the laptop on the lap. The front infrared (IR) camera recognizes your face in seconds and lets you log in instantly and securely. Diese Seite liefert Infos aller Art, vor allem Testberichte, für das Notebook-Modell Asus ZenBook S UX393EA-HK001T der Serie Zenbook S. The new ASUS IR camera-tuning technology on ZenBook S allow ultrafast face login and significantly upgraded image processing capabilities compared to the previous generation. It’s a 4C/8T processor, very snappy in single-core tasks, and averagely competent in multitasking, especially when allowed to run at higher TDP settings. ASUS NumberPad gives you an intuitive way to input numbers for improved productivity, solving the long-time problem of the lack of a numeric keypad on compact devices. As far as I can tell, it’s identical to the retail models, but you should still take our findings in the typing experience, performance and efficiency sections with a grain of salt, as these could differ on the final product and be influenced by future software updates, given the early nature of the Tiger Lake platform.