ASUS’ UX31 ultrabook gets its price!
Elena Vnorovscaia / Chişinău / Moldova.ORG / -- The ASUS’ ultrabook, the UX31, is priced, so now you can decide whether you can afford it or not. The 13.3-inch Ultrabook expectedly will become available at the end of this year. The ultrabook uses a anodized aluminum uni-body chassis paired with an aluminum keyboard and glass touchpad.
The device is provided with an Intel Core i5-2557M processor, 1.7GHz. The CPU also includes Hyper-Threading support, for processing up to four threads simultaneously, 3MB of Level 3 cache memory, and 2.7GHz maximum Turbo speed, all packed inside a 17W TDP. It represents 128GB or 256Gb solid state drive depending on flavor.
The system is able to resume from sleep in just a few seconds.
Other specs: one USB 2.0 and one USB 3.0 port, an SD card reader, a mini-DisplayPort as well as a mini-HDMI connector. The 13.3-inch screen has a resolution of 1600x900 and is LED backlit.
The base version of the Asus UX31, which comes with the Core i5-2557M processor described above and with an 128GB SSD, will retail for 999 Euros, which translates into about $1341 US.
The upgraded version, featuring a Core i7-2677M (1.8GHz) CPU and a 256GB SSD will be priced at 1199 Euros ($1610 US).