Recently, ASUS launched the Zenbook S 13 OLED UM5302 in the Philippines, the brand’s latest premium ultrabook that promises to stand-out.
What makes the new Zenbook unique? Well, it is the world’s lightest ultrabook in its class. This means the S 13 OLED Is the most portable laptop that features a high-resolution 13.3-inch OLED screen.
Over the past year, ASUS has begun upgrading nearly its entire laptop lineup with OLED displays. While most of you are likely familiar with the advantages of an OLED screen, if you aren’t, an OLED display features more vibrant colors and deeper blacks for a better viewing experience.
On top of its display, the Zenbook S 13 OLED also features a range of premium features an impressive hardware that won’t disappoint anyone in the market for a new premium laptop.
In case you need more convincing though, here’s a quick rundown of why the Zenbook S 13 OLED UM5302 is a stand-out ultrabook that should be on your tech shopping list, especially for the holidays.
World’s lightest 13.3” 2.8K OLED laptop
So, how light are we talking? Well, the new Zenbook S 13 OLED weighs just 1 kilogram, making it the lightest laptop in its class. It’s also incredibly thin at just 14.9mm, meaning it’s easy to put inside your bag so you can bring it everywhere.
Despite being incredibly light and portable, ASUS did not skimp out on its build quality. This new Zenbook’s chassis is made from magnesium-aluminum alloy. Thanks to this, the S 13 OLED should be a sturdy and reliable device, so you don’t have to worry about it being damaged when you put it in your bag.
Of course, we can’t talk about the build without mentioning its display. This new Zenbook looks sleek and premium, complete with the eye-catching new logo for the latest Zenbook laptops. Plus, it is available in four colors: Ponder Blue, Aqua Celadon, Refined White, Vestige Beige – so you can which colorway best matches your style.
As for its display, the laptop’s OLED screen has a 13.3-inch display size, a 2880×1800 resolution, and a 16:10 aspect ratio. This combo is excellent for practically all users.
For starters, the OLED screen means it outputs vibrant colors and deep blacks. On top of this, the laptop’s screen has slim bezels for an 89% screen-to-body ratio. Thanks to these, coupled with its high resolution for a sharper image, the S 13 OLED’s screen is a great match for watching movies and shows.
As for productivity, it’s also a great match as the 16:10 aspect ratio gives you more screen real estate. Plus, its screen is Pantone validated for color accuracy. It even has 70% less harmful blue light along with SGS Eye Care for eye comfort even with longer use.
Performance For Days
Powering the laptop is either a Ryzen 7 6800U or a Ryzen 5 6600U. The model that we have with us features the Ryzen 5 6600U, and it has proven to be a capable processor.
If you need a laptop for office apps with enough power to run some creative workloads, the Zenbook S 13 OLED UM5302 will not disappoint. In our time with it, the laptop ran smoothly and with no issues for productivity-related tasks.
While the Ryzen 5 is pretty capable, if you need some extra oomph, the Ryzen 7 variant is also available that also packs 16GB of RAM for snappier multi-tasking.
One issue that some users get with ultraportables is that some of them are not the most comfortable to type on. That’s not an issue with the new Zenbook S 13 OLED.
For better typing comfort, ASUS packed this new Zenbook with a keyboard that features a 19.05 mm key pitch – the same as a standard desktop keyboard so that typing on it won’t feel cramped. The key caps are also dished to better match the shape of your fingertips. Plus, the 1.4mm key travel makes it satisfying to type on.
The keyboard also comes with a fingerprint scanner on the power button for hassle-free security. Plus, the laptop has ASUS’ NumberPad 2.0 which adds a nifty number pad to the trackpad.
Long Life, Quick Charge
One of the best things about the Zenbook S 13 OLED is its battery life. Thanks to the 67WHr battery and the efficient Ryzen CPU, the laptop can easily last for hours of use without the need to charge.
In our time with it, the laptop was able to last for quite a while, and with some charge to spare. As it can handle almost an entire workday without being plugged it, it gets high marks from us.
If you do need to charge, the laptop supports USB-C Power Delivery, and you can charge to 60% in just 49 minutes with a compatible charger. Plus, it supports charging from an airline charger or compatible power banks.
ASUS Zenbook S 13 OLED Price and Availability in the Philippines
Thanks to its combination of great design, powerful performance, long battery life, and excellent display, the Zenbook S 13 OLED UM5302 has everything you need in an ultraportable, and more!
If you’re interested in getting one as your next laptop upgrade, the new Zenbook has a starting price of PHP 63,995 for the Ryzen 5 variant.
For more info on the laptop and where to buy in in the Philippines, visit the official ASUS website.