Asus Zenbook 13" Convertible Laptop model: UX360UA-BS51-CB-GD

Asus Zenbook 13

Quick Description

A great option if work keeps you away from your desk for most of the day. It's powerful enough for quite a bit of creative work while being small and light enough to carry around with ease.

The ability to flip this laptop into a tablet also makes it an attractive option if you tend to be standing near your computer rather than sitting in front of it.

Guillaume's pick!

This laptop stood out to me on 24 occasions while compiling the weekly Tech Worth Buying Newsletter. It was most recently selected last weekend, selling for $1000.

Other Considerations

Here are a few things about this laptop which could come as a surprise. For each point, you will find how to fix it (if it's an issue) and how much to budget for it. Not every point below will be a concern, but hopefully, we can keep your surprises to a minimum.

Frequently Discounted. This device gets discounted on a regular basis (52.88% of the time to be exact).

Assuming you are starting over fresh, you can expect to spend $90 on accessories.

Currently out-of-stock everywhere I've looked.

It was last seen on 2018-03-17, priced at $999.97.

Based on 208 days of observation, the Asus Zenbook 13" Convertible Laptop usually costs ~$1100 in Canada. The lowest price on record for this laptop is $999.97.

Scroll down to find charts comparing the Asus Zenbook 13" Convertible Laptop to similar devices, to see how well it runs your favorite apps and to find where it can be bought from.



Here's how this device has been priced up to now:

Sorry, this laptop is currently out-of-stock for every Canadian retailer I've looked at.

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Here's how the Asus Zenbook 13" Convertible Laptop ranks compared to similar devices. The more stars there are, the better (except for the price row).

The Meaty details

The Specs

Operating System: Windows
Processor: Intel Core i5-7200U
Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 620
Memory: 8.00 GB
Storage: 256.00 GB
Screen Size: 13.3"
Screen Resolution: 1920×1080(165.63ppi)
Dimensions: 32.00 × 21.84 × 1.27 cm
Weight: 1.27 kg

The features

  • Built-in Media Card Reader
  • Fixed storage: Solid State (very fast)
  • Webcam / Front-Facing Camera / Selfie Cam
  • Touch Screen
  • Built-in Microphone
  • Built-in Speakers
  • Bluetooth 4
  • Wi-Fi a
  • Wi-Fi ac
  • Wi-Fi b
  • Wi-Fi g
  • Wi-Fi n
  • USB 3
  • 3.5mm Headphone+Microphone combo jack
  • USB Type-C
  • Multiple Monitor Support
  • HDMI
  • USB Type-A
  • Built-In Keyboard
  • Paired Memory

Repair / Upgrade Options

Score Ease of Maintenance
Battery Replacement2/10A specialist might be able to help you
Memory Upgrade0/10Can't be repaired or updated
Data Storage0/10Can't be repaired or updated
Graphics Upgrade0/10Can't be repaired or updated

What it's capable of

Here are the tasks this computer can handle and how easily it'll breeze through it. A 5-star rating means it should handle the task at a professional level, a 1-star rating means it can do it, but it likely won't be a pleasant experience.

Activities it will handle

  • Web & Communication

    The basics 5/5
    Design Websites 4/5
  • Audio & Visual medias

    The basics 4/5
    Music Production 3/5
    Drawing and Illustrations 4/5
    Photo Editing 3/5
    Video Editing 2/5
  • Texts & Numbers

    The basics 5/5
  • Video Games

    Casual and Mobile Games 5/5
    Enthusiast Games 0/5
    Triple-A Video Games 0/5
  • 3D and CAD

    The basics 1/5

Programs, Apps and Games it will handle

Activity ratings are good but sometimes, you want to be absolutely sure your next purchase will be able to run a specific piece of software.

A 1 star rating means the program'll be usable (according to the developer's own definition; some are more demanding than others); 3 stars mean recommended specs are met with this device; 5 stars will means you will have plenty of overhead to handle uncommon uses of that program like mods, plug-ins and more.

Web & Communication (8 / 8)

Texts & Numbers (7 / 7)

Drawing and Illustrations (7 / 7)

Audio & Visual medias (2 / 2)

3D and CAD (4 / 7)

Music Production (4 / 6)

Photo Editing (3 / 3)

Video Editing (3 / 3)

Video Games (8 / 10)

Enthusiast Games (20 / 38)

Triple-A Video Games (4 / 30)

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