Sales 1099€ Asus Zenbook S 13 UX5304MA-NQ074W, Ultrabook 13″ OLED 2.8K High Definition High Fidelity 1 Kg nomad 8h Intel Meteor Core Ultra

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Our opinion on the Asus Zenbook S 13 OLED UX5304MA-NQ074W

Easy to carry laptop Asus Zenbook S 13 OLED UX5304MA-NQ074W This compact, thin and light 1 kg laptop benefits from a 13-inch High Definition High Fidelity 2.8K OLED DCI-P3 screen, a backlit keyboard, an infrared webcam for facial biometric authentication and connectivity with Wi-Fi 6E and USB-C Thunderbolt 4. This discreet gray Windows 11 Ultrabook also benefits from fast SSD storage with a large capacity of 1 TB which reinforces its responsiveness, 16 GB of RAM and an Intel Meteor Lake hybrid Core Ultra 7 155U processor with Iris Xe graphics module for good performance in everyday use, multimedia and light gaming.

Asus Zenbook S 13 UX5304MA-NQ074W

Asus Zenbook S 13 OLED UX5304MA-NQ074W Specifications

Screen(s) 13.3″ 2.8K OLED 100% DCI-P3 HDR True Black 500 Pantone 0.2ms 16/10th (2880×1800, glossy)
Processor Intel Core Ultra 7 155U Meteor Lake (12 cores: 2P 4.8 GHz / 8E 3.8 GHz + 2S, 15W)
Installed RAM (max) 16GB (soldered) LPPDDR5x 7467 MHz
Graphic card Intel Iris Xe integrated into the processor
Storage 1TB M.2 SSD (NVMe PCIe 4.0 x4)
Connectivity 1 USB 3.2 (Gen2) + 2 USB-C Thunderbolt 4, HDMI 2.1
Network Wi-Fi 6E ax (2×2), Bluetooth 5.3
Backlit Keyboard Yes, stroke 1.1 mm
Numeric keypad
Windows Hello Yes, via infrared webcam
Audio system 2 Harman Kardon speakers, Smart Amp
Operating system
Announced autonomy / Battery 8 hours / Li-Ion 4 cells 63Whr
Weight / Dimensions (mm) 1.0 Kg / 296.2 x 216.3 x 10.9-11.8

The Asus Zenbook S 13 OLED UX5304MA-NQ074W vs. the competition

The Asus Zenbook S 13 OLED UX5304MA-NQ074W is currently sold by Asus France and positions itself as one of the cheapest in its category to offer such a recent processor with a High Definition High Fidelity screen as well as Thunderbolt connectivity in such a compact and light case.

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Chassis, connectivity, screen of the Asus Zenbook S 13 OLED UX5304MA-NQ074W

With its slim and lightweight Basalt Grey compact design weighing just 1 kg, this laptop certified to the American military ruggedness standard MIL-STD-810G has a discreet look.

This ultraportable has good connectivity consisting of 2 USB-C Thunderbolt 4, a practical HDMI video output to easily connect it to a TV or monitor for example, Bluetooth 5.3 and Wi-Fi 6E wireless modules to communicate and connect remotely, an audio port and 1 USB 3.0 (compatible with USB 2.0) guaranteeing transfers up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0 if you plug in a USB 3.0 device.

Via the facial recognition functionality of the Infrared webcam, biometric authentication is possible through Windows Hello technology.

The chiclet keyboard can of course be backlit, which is practical when you need to better distinguish your keys.

Asus Zenbook S 13 UX5304MA-NQ074W

Those looking for a High Definition High Fidelity screen will be seduced by this Ultrabook equipped with a 2.8K panel, a higher definition than Full HD. It adopts OLED DCI-P3 characteristics ensuring a much more faithful colorimetry than the average with very deep blacks, a reduced launch or even important viewing angles, both horizontally and vertically.
The screen is adorned with a 16/10 format which is more comfortable in height than the classic 16/9 and which therefore displays more information.
Due to its OLED technology, the screen has a glossy treatment which gives punch to the colors but is subject to reflections in bright environments (e.g. outdoors).

Performance, battery life of the Asus Zenbook S 13 OLED UX5304MA-NQ074W

The Asus Zenbook S 13 OLED UX5304MA-NQ074W is a compact, easy-to-carry, High Definition High Fidelity laptop suitable for everyday, versatile use on the go.

Its autonomy is in fact established at around 8 hours on battery in light use, which some looking for a Student laptop will appreciate it all the more because it is very easy to transport since it is compact, thin and light with its weight limited to only 1 kg!

However, it delivers very good performance in everyday use since it is powered by an Intel processor. Meteor Lake Core Ultra 7 155U with 12 hybrid cores supported by 16 GB of RAM.

Viewing photos and videos as well as playing small games is possible thanks to the Iris Xe graphics module inserted in the Core Ultra 7.
However, to play, concessions are necessary, such as a reduction in the screen definition. Because a greater number of calculations are necessary in 2.8K than in Full HD, implying a lower number of fps.

With this core, you can even perform light multimedia processing that takes advantage of multi-cores, such as light photo editing or video conversion.

The storage will appeal to demanding users since it is entrusted to an SSD with a substantial capacity of 1000 GB to install and store quantities of software and files with peace of mind.

Asus Zenbook S 13 UX5304MA-NQ074W

The SSD supports the core very well, guaranteeing faster start-ups/stops, processing and application launches than a hard drive or even faster arrival on online game cards.

In daily use, the responsiveness and fluidity provided by an SSD are much better than those obtained with a hard drive.
Compared to the latter, an SSD is indeed much faster. It also offers other advantages: lower power consumption, quiet operation, greater robustness.

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