Asus Zenbook 3 Deluxe UX490UA 14″ Reviews and Specifications


The Asus Zenbook 3 Deluxe UX490UA was most trending product recently, because of its specifications and features. The Zenbook UX490UA laptop was perfectly crafted with a beautiful, compact & light weight body with very good keyboard, top-tier hardware specifications, fairly good speakers & decent connectivity with included adapters.

Look and Design

Asus Zenbook 3 Deluxe UX490 laptop has unibody construction and body was made up of aluminum. Specially made out of space-grade aluminum for construction, which was apparently 50% more stronger when compared with the standard aluminum alloy. The interiors of the laptop were very delicate and soft, hence should be handle hassle better. There will be little flex in the hood & on the keyboard. The laptop won’t have any sharp corners or edges and nits. The back panel will attach perfectly smooth to the main frame of the laptop.


Interiors of laptop will be more spacious & well made, which consists of full-size keyboard & large trackpad in middle and some speaker cuts will be at the top corners. This laptop has 4 speakers, 2 were placed on the top of the keyboard & 2 were on the underbelly. The screen will be covered with Gorilla Glass 5 to make it tougher. There will be 2 USB Type-C Thunderbolt 3 ports on the laptop, one of it will able to support full-speed PCIe x4 lanes. There was also an extra USB 3.1 Type-C gen 1 port, a headphone/mic jack & LEDs, all will be placed on laterals, towards the back side.

Key board

A large trackpad will be placed beneath the keyboard. The whole keyboard is of glass surface which was made by Elan, with Microsoft Precision certification and drivers. Asus also integrates the perfect fingerprint reader in the top right corner of the trackpad, which was very useful for quickly logging into the Windows.


This laptop will have a layer of Gorilla Glass 5 on top of its screen, the main advantage of this was, it will translate in glare & reflections when the environment was brighter. The screen offers good contrast, viewing angles & also color reproduction, the maximum brightness will be under 300 nits.

Battery Life

Asus Zenbook has great battery life of 46 Wh. This laptop comes with 65 Wh charger & full-recharge will takes around 2 ½ hours. The wall plug will be integrated within the power brick, with non-retractable prongs, similar to the most other modern Zenbooks.

Features and Specifications

  • This laptop equipped with a 14-inch Full HD display which was surrounded by a relatively thin bezel.
  • ZenBook 3 comes with good curved corners, sharp edges, spun-metal finish & gold trim.
  • Design of the laptop scales really great.
  • The weight of the laptop will be super-light, approximate weight was just 1.1kg
  • Thickness of just 13mm, hence so slim
  • Good impression for a device because of the size.
  • There are total of 3 USB-C connectors, all of these can be used for charging.
  • 2 of the ports will able to support ThunderBolt 3 in order for connecting high-performance displays & storage, and the 3rd is a plain USB 3.1 connector.
  • 3.5mm headphone jack
  • There are 4 separate speakers inside the ZenBook 3 Deluxe. Hence you can consider how impressive the audio will be and how original ZenBook 3 was.
  • This laptop is having 16GB of DDR4 memory running at 2,133MHz, super-fast PCIe SSDs up to 1TB in capacity.
  • There’s 802.11ac Wi-Fi
  • Bluetooth 4.1
  • 46Wh battery which will be last for up to 10 hours.
  • Full-size backlit keyboard will be very impressive of 1.2mm key travel, making typing very comfortable & also more accurate.
  • ZenBook 3 Deluxe also includes precision touchpad with a glass covering for the smooth control,
  • Incorporating of palm-rejection technology along with multi-touch gestures & handwriting support.
  • 7th gen Intel Core i7-7500U processor
  • 1,920 by 1,080-pixel resolution
  • Comes in blue and grey colors
  • Quad-speaker Harman Kardon audio
  • Optional fingerprint scanner (Windows Hello compatible)

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