ASUS prepares new Windows 8 notebook with touch panel

ASUS-Zenbook-Touch-U500VZ

With CES 2013 coming in full force next week another new item ready to be announced at the Consumer Electronics Show has been leaked ahead of schedule. This time the leak comes out of ASUS in the form of the 15.6-inch Zenbook Touch U500VZ – a Windows 8-based notebook with a full touch display.

The device was discovered on the ASUS web site but the company has not said anything on the device so far so there hasn’t been an official release yet. Most of the specs remain hidden as well but there’s some information as to what the Zenbook Touch U500VZ will house – an Intel Core i7-3632QM processor, a separate NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M graphics card with 2 GB of VRAM, up to 8 GB of DDR3 memory and surprisingly enough – two separate 256 GB SSDs. In addition the notebook packs a 15-inch IPS touch display as well as USB 3.0 ports and of course Windows 8 – but the rest of the specs remain a mystery.

The ASUS Zenbook Touch U500VZ is expected to be unveiled at CES 2013 next week – and this will also be the time when pricing will be made available too.


Source: ASUS

Related posts

Efika MX Smartbook for $199

The Efika MX Smartbook was on sale from last year for $349, and now Genesi USA has slashed down it price and the smartbook will go on sale for the new price of $199. The Efika MX Smartbook has 10.1-inch LED backlit screen with a resolution of 1024 x 600 and measures 76 x 181 x 21mm, weighting...

Razer now offers Kraken Pro gaming headset

Razer now offers Kraken Pro gaming headset

Razer has new gaming gear for all the gamers out there – this time coming in the form of the Kraken Pro gaming headset that Razer claims is the most comfortable gaming headset in the world. The Kraken Pro headset has been designed in such a way as to allow you to wear it for a really long...

Thermalright releases the Macho 120 SBM CPU cooler

Thermalright releases the Macho 120 SBM CPU cooler

Thermalright has expanded its Macho line of CPU coolers with the addition of a new cooler called Macho 120 SBM. This cooler is a smaller version of the Macho 120 Rev.A model and is designed for use with mini-ITX and micro-ATX motherboards. Compared to the Macho 120 SBM, the width of the Macho...

Leave a comment