Asus will launch its new Zenbook tablet next week with a new price tag of $499.
That’s a big jump from the $379 Asus Z270 laptop it launched last month.
This is a very aggressive price tag, and we’re not sure the Zenbook will actually perform quite as well as Asus says.
But we’re hoping that the new ZenBook will give gamers the best value for their money, and that we won’t have to wait too long to get our hands on one.
The Zenbook 13-inch laptop will go on sale at 12:01 a.m.
ET on Tuesday, April 11.
Asus has already sold about 8 million of these Zenbook laptops so far, and Asus expects to sell up to 25 million by the end of the year.
It’s the first time we’ve heard of this new model.
We’ll have more on this new laptop when it’s officially announced.
Asus Zenbook Z270, 11-inch model Asus ZenBook Z270 11-in-1 PC Intel Core i7-8700HQ 8GB RAM 128GB SSD 128GB HDD Intel Core M-5Y45Z CPU 2.7GHz 2.6GHz (Turbo Boost 3.0) Graphics Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 8GB (4GB GDDR5) Memory 512GB Nvidia GTX 1060 2GB (8GB GDDR3) Storage 1TB 10,000GB PCIe SSD Graphics Nvidia GT 540M Storage Media 1TB 3TB USB-C USB 3.1 Type-C Wireless Keyboard 13.3-inch IPS (1920×1080) 13.7-inch PBT (1280×800) 13-megapixel camera 13-micron pixels Camera Front: 16MP Dual Pixel LED with HDR (Auto-focus) Rear: 12MP 2MP (Auto) front-facing camera Battery 5,800mAh, removable 1,600mAh, USB Type-A Battery (Type C) Networking 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.2, 802.16a/b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth LE 802.15.4, Bluetooth 3.2 USB Type A (Thunderbolt 3) USB Type C (Thunderbeck) Bluetooth 4,0 (Thunderbirds) NFC Yes (Wi-Fi Direct) Fingerprint reader Yes (Fingerprint sensor) Size 13.5-inches (33.5mm) x 15.8-inches x 11.8 inches (43.9mm) Weight 7.65 pounds (3.99kg) Extras 1TB M.2 SSD (256GB), Bluetooth 4 Wireless Keyboard, Wireless Display (10-point touch) Price $499