Asus shows off new ZenBook 13 at CES 2018: has 15-hour battery life and Harman Kardon speakers

Weighing in at just 985 grams and packing an Intel Core i7 CPU, the new ZenBook 13 is both super light and super capable

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Asus has revealed a new version of its ZenBook 13 Windows 10 laptop at CES 2018, which offers an impressive battery life of 15 hours, as well as a super light weight of 985 grams.

The new ZenBook 13's chassis is all-metal and contains - at max spec - an 8th generation Intel Core i7 CPU, Nvidia GeForce MX150 GPU (2GB), 16GB of RAM and a 1TB PCIe SSD. In addition, the laptop comes installed with a Harman Kardon audio system, a copy of Windows 10, and a 4K UHD (3,840 x 2,160) touchscreen display.

In terms of connectivity, the ZenBook 13 comes equipped with two USB-A 3.1 ports, one USB-C 3.1 port, a full fat HDMI port, and a microSD card reader. A fingerprint reader provides Windows 10 Hello password-free logins, and wireless connectivity is handled by Bluetooth 4.2 and 2.2 MU-MIMO 802.11ac Wi-Fi.

No pricing or availability has yet been announced for the system, however, we expect the new ZenBook 13 to drop in the next month or so.