ASUS X302 Announced: An affordable, high performance 13.3-inch notebook!
ASUS recently announced the X302, an affordable, high performance 13.3-inch notebook powered by up to a 5th-generation Intel Core i7 processor and gaming-grade NVIDIA GeForce GT 900 Series graphics. Ideal for work or play, X302 features a Full HD display for exceptional visuals, and features ASUS IceCool technology to keep the palm-rest cool even after extended periods of use. X302 boasts sleek lines and features a spun-metal-effect top cover — with the iconic concentric-circle pattern — finished in dark blue, and is designed for those looking for a stylish all-rounder notebook.
ASUS X302 is powered by up to a 5th-generation Intel Core i7 processor for fast, responsive performance for multi-task computing or multimedia entertainment. X302 delivers exceptional visuals as well, thanks to discrete NVIDIA GeForce GT 900 Series graphics – giving users silky-smooth video playback and fast, fluid gaming. The 900 Series gives X302 a significant visual boost over normal notebooks; giving it photo and video editing capabilities, as well as the ability to play the latest games.
X302 can be optioned with a solid-state drive (SSD) for faster data access and application loading times.X302 also features a 38W lithium-polymer battery, with an enhanced battery lifespan that allows three times the number of charge cycles of the traditional lithium-ion batteries used in most notebooks.
ASUS X302 features ASUS IceCool technology that uses a unique internal component layout to address palm rest heating issues. This keeps palm rest surface temperatures between 28 and 35 degrees Celsius, significantly lower than body temperature so users stay cool and comfortable.
X302 has a 13.3-inch panel which is the ideal size for watching movies, surfing the web, or working on spreadsheets. X302 is available with up to an LED-backlit Full HD 1920 x 1080 resolution display, as well as in-plane switching (IPS) display technology. The latter gives X302 wide 178-degree viewing angles, allowing users to view the screen from virtually any angle without distortion, so colors stay true and lifelike.
ASUS Splendid technology ensures accurate color reproduction, incredible detail and vibrant, lifelike colors, ensuring X302 offer users a stunning visual experience for work, movies and gaming.
ASUS X302 has a seamless one-piece keyboard for a solid typing feel, and has a 104 x 76mm touchpad – the same size as those found on larger 15-inch laptops. ASUS Smart Gesture technology supports a range of Windows 8.1 touch commands for quicker, responsive input.
X302 boasts sleek minimalist lines, gently-rounded edges, and the signature concentric-circle pattern on the dark blue top cover gives it a premium, high quality feel. It has portable dimensions measuring 328 x 234 x 25.6mm, and weighs less than 1.6kg.