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Asus Zenbook 3 vs Apple Macbook Specs: The Difference in Details

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Asus Zenbook 3 and the new Apple Macbook may look similar on the outside. Both are thin, sleek and small. In addition, both do not have many ports. After getting full reviews from both sides, let's have a peek on their specs, and compare them to reveal more on the performance.

Asus Zenbook 3 vs Apple Macbook specs

Zenbook 3 is slightly thinner than Apple's but a few grams lighter is definitely not an issue here. Looking on the display quality, both sport 12.5-inch LED-backlit LCD, LaptopMag reported. But Apple Macbook features IPS screen that will give superior viewing angles and impressive color spectrum. It offers higher screen resolution of 2304 x 1440.

Asus Zenbook 3 and Apple Macbook are both ultra-thin laptops with high-end specs but flaunting only single port, USB Type C. This means, users will not be able to charge laptop and use full size USB port at the same time. If this is a concern from almost any review on both laptops, Engadget reported.

On the storage capacity, thankfully Asus offers options for users, 256 GB and 512 GB, plus a little extra storage space for those in need. This customizable storage has given Zenbook 3 a thumb up for the advantage.

On the keyboards and touchpad, both offer decent design but Apple Macbook features keyboard that is well-spaced, more elegant with comfortable touchpad.

Asus Zenbook 3 vs Apple Macbook price

Asus laptop price range is between $999 and $1,999. Macbook? It is $200 or $300 more expensive than Zenbook 3. Comparing the price, Zenbook 3 is definitely the winner and given its easy customization. The portable device shows off great skills and design albeit keyboard and screen resolution quality, which are slightly lower than Macbook. However, it still goes down to personal preference, whether user is choosing budget-friendly ultrabook; or looking for either Mac or Windows OS in specific.

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