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ASUS ZenBook 3 Deluxe UX490UA

alaTest has collected and analyzed 23 reviews of ASUS ZenBook 3 Deluxe UX490UA. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers really like the durability and performance. The design and portability also get good feedback, whereas there are some mixed opinions about the image quality. The energy efficiency and price get less positive comments.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the ASUS ZenBook 3 Deluxe UX490UA is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 96/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by: (zdnet.com)

Asus ZenBook 3 Deluxe review: Slim and stylish, but the screen may disappoint

 

The Asus ZenBook 3 Deluxe is a solidly built 14-inch laptop that brings a splash of colour to the proceedings, with a blue-and-gold livery option as well as a more standard grey-and-gold version. Weighing just over 1kg, it might tempt mobile workers...

Two USB-C/Thunderbolt 3 ports ; Lightweight (just over 1kg) ; Solid build ; Decent battery life with fast-charge option

Non-touch 1080p screen ; No SD card reader ; Poorly positioned power button

Sep, 2017

Expert review by: Joel Santo Domingo (pcmag.com)

Asus ZenBook 3 Deluxe (UX490UA)

 

The Asus ZenBook 3 Deluxe is the thinnest 14-inch ultraportable laptop we've seen yet, but whiny fan noise and short battery life spoil the deal.

Thinnest 14-inch laptop we've tested. Solid construction. Good connectivity options. Fast Core i7 performance.

Lacks USB 3.0 or HDMI ports. Significantly less battery life than the competition. 1080p screen lacks touch. Fan noise and warm chassis in testing. Not configurable.

The Asus ZenBook 3 Deluxe has the aesthetics and composition of a premium laptop. It's full of top-of-the-line components like a bright full HD screen, Core i7 processor, 16GB of RAM, and a capacious 512GB SSD. However, operational quirks like tiring...

Aug, 2017

Expert review by: Xiomara Blanco (cnet.com)

Asus ZenBook 3 Deluxe UX490UA review

 

If laptops could be twins, the Asus ZenBook 3 and Asus ZenBook 3 Deluxe would be nearly identical, although the latter would be the smarter of the two.

The Asus ZenBook 3 Deluxe is very slim and stylish. It fits a 14-inch screen into a compact body and includes a fingerprint reader. Performance is excellent.

Battery life is short. Ports are limited. There’s only a standard HD screen option.

Asus slips a big screen into the thin body of the ZenBook 3 Deluxe, but the battery isn’t as upscale as the design.

Jul, 2017

DT Recommended Product

Expert review by: Jayce Wagner (digitaltrends.com)

Asus ZenBook 3 Deluxe (UX490UA) review

 

With intuitive design and stellar build quality, the Asus Zenbook 3 Deluxe earns its name.

Stylish design ; Light for its size ; Excellent display ; Solid performance ; Dongles come included

Modest battery life ; Screen is only 1080p ; You pay for what you get

Jul, 2017

Expert review by: (laptopmag.com)

Asus ZenBook 3 Deluxe UX490UA

 

The Asus ZenBook 3 Deluxe is a $1,699 ultraportable with enough style to walk the red carpet. The metallic blue-and-gold laptop is slim, sleek and stunning, wowing everyone I showed it to. The 14-inch Ultrabook also benefits from a vivid display and a...

Jun, 2017

Expert review by: Charles Jefferies (computershopper.com)

Asus ZenBook 3 Deluxe (UX490UA) Review and Ratings

 

The trimmest 14-inch laptop on the market at this writing, the ZenBook 3 Deluxe is a lustworthy ultraportable with good audio and display traits, as well as excellent build quality. Just be ready to live with USB Type-C wired connectivity only, or a...

Beautifully slim design ; Excellent build quality ; Colorful 1080p display ; Good keyboard and touch pad ; Snappy-sounding speakers

10 hours of battery doesn’t match competition ; Input/output limited to USB Type-C ; Webcam needs an upgrade ; No touch screen ; Can get toasty under load

The ZenBook 3 Deluxe makes it on our list of notebooks that look and feel at least as expensive as they are. The blue and gold design of our review unit looked classy from every angle. As a matter of fact, it could be hard to see from some angles; at...

Jun, 2017

Expert review by: Andrei Girbea (ultrabookreview.com)

Asus Zenbook UX490UA impressions – a high-end 14-inch ultraportable

 

The Zenbook UX490 is an excellently crafted laptop with a beautiful, compact and light body, but also a very good keyboard, top-tier hardware specs and decent connectivity. However, in my opinion Asus somewhat sacrificed practicality for the sake of...

The Zenbook UX490UA is definitely not a laptop for everyone, yet I can’t tell for sure who is it for based on my experience with this early sample, mostly because I don’t know how the final retail units will perform under load. Aas a compact laptop...

May, 2017

Expert review by: Ashley Barry (reviewed.com)

Asus ZenBook 3 Deluxe UX490UA Laptop Review

 

This beautiful laptop is runway-ready, but is it worth the money?

Jan, 2017

Expert review by: Joe Osborne (techradar.com)

Asus ZenBook 3 Deluxe review

 

Bigger and better in nearly every way

14-inch screen in 13-inch frame ; Still awfully light ; Two Thunderbolt 3 ports ; Fingerprint sensor

No configuration options ; Mighty pricey for an FHD screen

Asus has developed an impressive improvement upon the existing ZenBook 3 in the ZenBook 3 Deluxe, boosting its screen size considerably, with negligible increases in weight and thickness. However, we’d love to see a sharper screen for the price.

Jan, 2017

Expert review by: Michael Passingham (trustedreviews.com)

Asus ZenBook 3 Deluxe UX490UA

 

Asus ZenBook 3 Deluxe UX490UA review: 14-inch Ultrabook is powerful but flawed

Stunning thin and light design ; Good screen ; Fast performance

Distracting fan ; So-so touchpad ; Terrible webcam ; Very expensive

A desirable, but flawed Ultrabook.

Sep, 2017
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