The ultra thin (3mm-9mm) Asus UX21E 11.6-inch laptop / ultrabook was first announced back in June where it certainly gained its fair share of attention.
When it was first announced as part of Asus’ very impressive Zenbook range it was instantly compared to the MacBook Air, but with a promised price point of 80-90%.
It’s now five months later and the Asus UX21 has now been released in the UK and is currently shipping out for £849.99 from Comet.
The Asus UX21E is very thin and light, but is also powerful. It’s powered by an Intel Core i5 processor with 4GB of RAM.
When you first see the UX21E you will be very impressed not only by how thin it is, but also its high build quality and spun metal finish. It features an instant on feature with allows it to turn on in just two seconds from standby, and can stay in standby for up to two weeks.
Another feature which sets the Asus UX21E apart from the rest is its high quality Asus SonicMaster sound with was co-developed by Bang & Olufsen ICEpower.
It is also available in the US between $999 and $1,199 from Amazon.