In recent years, ASUS has regularly introduced its newest ultra-portable laptop innovations through the Zenbook line. This time, the ASUS Zenbook S 13 OLED (UX5304) has arrived as its newest ultra-portable laptop offering. Behind the weight of only 1 kilogram and a thickness of approximately 1 cm, there are many excellent features that it carries.
In its very compact dimensions, ASUS has its own challenges to be able to integrate powerful hardware, from internal components to the availability of ports for prime connectivity. Not only that, environmentally friendly materials are also used. And still produce a device that is Slim & Sophisticated—according to the letter “S” in its name.
As the name implies, ASUS also presents the best visual capabilities through the screen. While the performance itself has been validated by the Intel® Evo™ platform, it guarantees the best quality. Here are a number of advantages that the ASUS Zenbook S 13 OLED (UX5304) has!
Very Portable with a Weight of 1 Kg
As previously mentioned, the Zenbook S 13 OLED (UX5304) boasts maximum portability, making it perfect for users who like to work mobile. In addition to the thickness of the body which is only equivalent to a smartphone in the range of 1 cm, it also only weighs 1 kilogram. It won’t burden the user, no matter how you carry it, like using a backpack or tote bag.
To achieve a thin and compact profile, ASUS employs a number of techniques and uses special materials. For example, the IR FHD camera on the Zenbook S 13 OLED (UX5304) has a smaller size and is embedded directly into the screen bezel through a CNC process. The OLED panel itself is also thinner, making it 30% thinner than previous generations of ultra-portable Zenbooks.
The ASUS Zenbook S 13 OLED (UX5304) also has a circuit board with fewer layers, high cable density, and more transistors for optimal performance in a smaller space. Likewise, the precision-engineered motherboard can accommodate two thin fans for optimal cooling. While the recycled magnesium-aluminum material on the keyboard deck is made with a CNC process, and the touchpad uses a very thin glass cover.
These special techniques and types of materials make the Zenbook S 13 OLED (UX5304) present in a very special profile, without compromising on durability. Also environmentally friendly, it is designed to leave no more carbon footprint and achieve EPEAT® Gold certification.
In addition to recycled magnesium-aluminum, the buttons and speakers on the Zenbook S 13 OLED (UX5304) are also made from recycled plastic. Even the box or packaging can be recycled 100%, or used as a laptop stand. This laptop body also uses plasma ceramic aluminum material with processing only with pure water and electricity. Produces a corrosion-free, high-durability body, without the need for organic compounds, strong acids or heavy metals.
Use the High Standard ASUS Lumina OLED Display
As the name implies, this laptop also certainly favors the visual appearance of the screen. The Zenbook S 13 OLED screen (UX5304) is equipped with ASUS Lumina OLED, which is claimed to be the best laptop screen standard today. With dimensions of 13.3 inches, 2.8K resolution and a screen ratio of 16:10, work becomes more comfortable with stunning OLED visuals.
ASUS Lumina OLED itself carries the highest standards, including the level of color accuracy. Where the Zenbook S 13 OLED (UX5304) has 100% DCI-P3 color gamut, PANTONE Validated Display certified, supports HDR technology and also VESA DisplayHDR True Black certification for high contrast. Making it a perfect fit for content creators.
Apart from visual quality, ASUS also does not forget to attach importance to the health of its users’ eyes. The Eye Care feature on the Zenbook S 13 OLED (UX5304) is able to reduce the blue light spectrum automatically without compromising the visual appearance, effective for long-term use. It also complies with the certification standards from TUV Rheinland, where the Zenbook S 13 OLED (UX5304) also has an anti-flicker screen.
Compromise-Free Connectivity and Ports
Generally, ultra-portable laptops have limitations in the connectivity sector, such as a minimal number of ports or limited types. But not on the Zenbook S 13 OLED (UX5304), where various types of ports are still provided that are needed for many types of users. So there is no need to bring a dongle or adapter which would be a hassle.
On the left side, there is a full-sized HDMI 2.1 port, which is accompanied by two USB-C ports with Thunderbolt 4 standard (supports 4K external displays, fast charging, up to 40Gbps data transfer rates). Meanwhile, to the right of the Zenbook S 13 OLED (UX5304), you can still find a USB-A 3.2 Gen 2 port and a 3.5mm audio combo jack.
For wireless connectivity, the Zenbook S 13 OLED (UX5304) already supports the latest generation WiFi 6E and Bluetooth 5.3. The touchpad uses ErgoSense technology, is 9.5% larger in size, and already has an easy-to-clean anti-fingerprint coating. Offer comfortable and responsive navigation.
The FHD IR camera at the top of the Zenbook S 13 OLED screen (UX5304) already supports AI noise-cancelling technology so that the display remains clear, as well as can be used for the login process via Windows Hello instantly. Combined with an enhanced audio system by Harman Kardon, Dolby Atmos, and ASUS Audio Booster, users will be able to enjoy multimedia content and conduct virtual meetings more comfortably.
High Performance with Intel® Evo™ Platform
Its slim and thin dimensions do not prevent ASUS from presenting a laptop with optimal performance. The ASUS Zenbook S 13 OLED (UX5304) comes with a 13th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1355U processor, using a 10-core CPU configuration with 12 threads, with each CPU core supporting high frequencies up to 5GHz.
The processor is paired with 16GB DDR5 RAM and 1TB PCIe 4.0 NVMe M.2 SSD internal storage. The Intel® Evo™ platform certification ensures that the Zenbook S 13 OLED (UX5304) has high standards for computing performance and battery life. It also supports a number of modern features such as Intel Quick Sync which allows for a more instant video encoding and decoding process.
The combination of hardware on the Zenbook S 13 OLED (UX5304) makes this laptop suitable for various types of users, and can be used to run many applications, aka multitasking, freely. Of course, the ASUS Zenbook S 13 OLED (UX5304) already runs Windows 11 Home which has a modern interface and provides easy connection options with devices such as smartphones wirelessly.
All Day Battery
ASUS has always managed to present a number of thin and light laptops with extra spacious battery capacity, and the Zenbook S 13 OLED (UX5304) is one of them. Even though it’s thin, it has a 63WHrs capacity battery inside, which is arguably above the average ultra-portable laptop. Combined with a modern processor, of course this laptop can be used all day long.
From the test results with the PCMark 10 Battery Test, the Zenbook S 13 OLED (UX5304) can play videos non-stop for up to 13 hours 41 minutes. The duration is quite long, and of course it can be even longer if the usage scenario is lighter or simpler. Making Zenbook S 13 OLED (UX5304) users not only have to carry a charger when traveling.
The presence of the ASUS Zenbook S 13 OLED (UX5304) can be considered quite revolutionary, where through a compact and lightweight device, ASUS can present stunning screen displays, high performance, complete connectivity to large batteries for long periods of use. Everything is packaged in a box that is 100% recyclable, in addition to several laptop body materials that also use environmentally friendly materials.
Shown in Basalt Gray color, the price for the Zenbook S 13 OLED (UX5304) is quite rational thanks to the superior features it has managed to bring. ASUS also includes a 2 year global warranty period, plus 1 year ASUS VIP Perfect Warranty to provide users with a very sufficient sense of security.
ASUS Zenbook S 13 OLED (UX5304) Specifications
|Play Spec.||Zenbook S 13 OLED (UX5304)|
|CPUs||Intel® Evo™ Platform, Intel® Core™ i7-1355U Processor 1.7 GHz (12MB Cache, up to 5.0 GHz, 10 cores, 12 Threads)|
|Operating System||Windows 11 Home|
|Storage||1TB PCIe® 4.0 NVMe™ M.2 Performance SSD|
|Displays||13.3-inch ASUS Lumina OLED, 2.8K (2880 x 1800) 16:10, 60Hz, 0.2ms, 100% DCI-P3, PANTONE Validated, 550nits, VESA CERTIFIED Display HDR True Black 500, Low Blue Light, Anti- flicker|
|Graphics||Intel® Iris Xe Graphics|
|Inputs/Outputs||1x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A, 2x Thunderbolt™ 4 supports display + power delivery, 1x HDMI 2.1 TMDS, 1x 3.5mm Combo Audio Jack|
|connectivity||Wi-Fi 6E(802.11ax) (Triple band) 2*2 + Bluetooth® 5.3|
|camera||1080P FHD IR Camera for Windows Hello|
|audios||AI noise-canceling technology, Dolby Atmos, Hi-Res certification, Smart Amp Technology|
|Battery||63WHrs, 2S2P, 4-cell Li-ion|
|Dimensions||29.62 x 21.63 x 1.09 ~ 1.18cm|
|Warranty||2 years global warranty and 1 year ASUS VIP Perfect Warranty|