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Oct 21, 2016 12:11 PM EDT

Asus Zenbook 3 vs. MacBook: Who WIns?; ZenBook 3 The Best Alternative [REVIEW]

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Asus ZenBook 3 offers a full-power Core i5 or i7 processor, and sports in very colorful 12-inch screen. Can this device change the mind of loyal MacBook users?

In this article, it will lead you to the features of Asus Zenbook 3 and MacBook. Many publications described ZenBook 3 as a clone of MacBook.

ASUS ZenBook 3 Specs

The new released ASUS device is made of 6013 aluminum alloy, which is why the company boasts that this new device is 50 percent stronger than typical aluminum. ZenBook 3 weighs 2 pounds and measures 11.65 x 7.53 x 0.47 inches thick. Despite its size, it offers robust audio, according to LapTop Mag.

MacBook, on the other hand, is heavier and thicker at 2.03 pounds and it measures 11.04 x 7.74 x 0.14-0.52 inches.

In terms of color options, there are four colors available for MacBook that includes gold, space gray, gold with silver, while, ZenBook 3 is available in Quartz Grey, Royal Blue, and Rose Gold. If you want to get the Blue color, you need to pay $500.

Asus touchpad has a fingerprint sensor. It supports Windows Hello that's why it is easy to log into the laptop.

MacBook and ZenBook 3 both have only a single USB-C port for charging. However, Asus has a Mini Dock in the box that includes an HDMI output and traditional USB port.

Asus ZenBook 3 includes a special True2Life technology. This added feature makes the laptop easy to turn on and off via software.

Despite the cool features of Asus ZenBook 3, some users still prefer MacBook.  The keyboard and the trackpad on the Asus ZenBook 3 is something that can't be ignored.

Battery Life

When it comes to battery life, Asus gives an impressive performance as its battery can last 7 hours and 5 minutes. This has been proven during a test that involves continuous web surfing over Wi-Fi.

Disclaimer: Views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and not necessarily those of University Herald.

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