ASUS launched two entry-level ultrabooks, the X407 and X507, designed for everyday work, entertainment and usage for the go. The main difference between these two models are the display sizes and weight. The X407 weighs 1.42 kg and has a 14-inch display whereas the X507 weighs 1.68 kg and has a 15.6-inch display.
AsusTek Computer Inc. or ASUS is a Taiwanese multinational corporation that specialises in computer, phone hardware and electronics. This is not the first time ASUS has launched a laptop, in fact, it is known for its computers. Ranging from ultrabooks, Chromebooks and even high-end gaming laptops. Its other products also include mobile phones, monitors, WIFI routers, motherboards, graphics cards, optical storage and different peripherals. The company is also an original equipment manufacturer (OEM).
Both models of this laptop feature an Intel Core i7 processor (7th generation) and an NVIDIA Geforce MX110 discrete graphics. It also includes 8 GB of DDR4 memory, 1 TB HDD and a 256 GB SSD. This means that it is a dual-storage design which allows the user to access programs faster using the SSD storage while being able to store more for cheaper in the other storage.
In terms of display, they both support a NanoEdge FHD display with a slim bezel. This means it has a larger screen area while being paired with the 178° wide-view technology allowing users to view at exceptional angles without a colour shift.
According to their website, both laptops feature fast charging and require only 49 minutes to charge from 0 to 60%. Their SuperBattery technology claims to provide 3 times longer battery lifespan compared to other generic laptop batteries. An unusual addition to the computer is a built-in fingerprint sensor for security and quick logins. Apparently to can even read accurately when the user’s hand is wet using its 360° recognition function.
Any details of its pricing or availability is not known but we can estimate the price to be under $800.