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ASUS ZenBook 3 Deluxe UX490UA

alaTest has collected and analyzed 48 reviews of ASUS ZenBook 3 Deluxe UX490UA. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Views about the size and screen are generally positive. The design and performance also get good reviews. There are some mixed views about the image quality and energy efficiency, and some have doubts about the battery.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the ASUS ZenBook 3 Deluxe UX490UA is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 91/100 = Excellent quality.

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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

Expert review by : Alan Dexter (techradar.com)

Asus ZenBook 3 Deluxe UX490UA review

 

Svelte but packed full of power, the latest ZenBook offers up performance that's almost too good

Top-quality materials and design ; Strong core performance ; Vibrant screen

Can run hot when pushed ; Unexciting battery life ; Pricey

A wonderfully-thin and stylish laptop that packs a serious punch in the performance stakes. Runs a bit too hot if you really push it, though.

Jun, 2018

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 : Tim Danton (expertreviews.co.uk)

Asus ZenBook 3 Deluxe review: An expensive ultraportable that leaves you wanting more

 

Squeezing a 14in screen into this slender 1.1kg frame remains a great feat, but it should be quicker

Very portable ; Great speakers ; Fantastic display

Expensive ; Disappointing performance speeds ; No conventional USB or video ports

When you’re paying almost £1,400 for a laptop, you probably don’t want to fork out more cash for extras. My take: save your money and buy a Dell XPS 13 instead.

Oct, 2018

Expert review by : Xiomara Blanco (cnet.co.uk)

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 : Mark Coppock (digitaltrends.com)

Asus ZenBook 3 Deluxe (late 2017) review

 

Stylish design ; Light for its size ; Excellent display ; Solid and improved performance

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

The Asus ZenBook 3 Deluxe benefits from its CPU refresh, gaining some extra power and a bit of extra battery life. It retains all of its strengths, including a refreshingly elegant aesthetic and some impressive build quality. It remains one of the best...

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)

A sexy Macbook competitor with a bigger screen

 

The Asus ZenBook 3 Deluxe is elegant on the outside and professional on the inside.

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

Expert review by : Sven Kloevekorn (notebookcheck.net)

Asus ZenBook 3 Deluxe UX490UA (i5-7200U, 256 GB SSD) Subnotebook Review

 

14-inch Camouflage. Update 2/22/2018: finalized our additional tests. Asus is pretty ambitious with its latest subnotebook, to say the least. At 14 inches it is large enough for serious work but at the same time highly portable with just 13 mm of...

classy design with high recognition value ; compact thanks to narrow bezels ; decent build quality ; 2 x Thunderbolt 3 ; quick charge ; TPM 2.0, fingerprint reader ; useful accessories (bags, dongles, etc.) ; decent ClickPad ; outstanding contrast...

maximum opening angle less than 135 ° ; no ports other than 3x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C ; glossy display ; color temperature too high, blue tint ; insufficient color-space coverage ; poor application of turbo boost

If you have read the entire review you will certainly agree that at this point we cannot publish any final scores for the ZenBook 3 Deluxe just yet and have disabled our score widget accordingly. If the constant crashes turn out to be a systematic...

Feb, 2018

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
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