Asus Philippines has announced two new K Series laptops — the 14-inch K401 and the 15-inch K501. The thin and light laptops feature a minimalist design with a brushed-aluminum finish for a crafted, premium look.
With a brushed-aluminum top cover finished in black and a sandblasted palm-rest, K Series laptops have tactile surfaces that invite the user?s touch. There are also attractive little design touches like the spun-metal finish on the power button and precise diamond-cut touchpad edges.
Asus K Series laptops are powered by up to an Intel Core i7 processor for fast and responsive multi-tasking computing; and can be spruce up NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950M graphics with Microsoft DirectX 11 for fast and fluid gaming visuals and movie playback as well.
The K Series features a choice of 14- and 15-inch LED-backlit, Full HD 1920 x 1080 panels (K401 and K501). The K501 provides 94% sRGB color gamut for accurate, life-like colors when handling design tasks, watching movies, or viewing photos.
The laptops can be optioned with a 128GB or 256GB solid-state drive (SSD) for faster data access and application loading times.
The units have Asus IceCool technology that uses a unique internal component layout to address palm-rest heating issues. This keeps palm-rest surface temperatures between 28 and 35 degrees Celsius, significantly lower than body temperature so users stay cool and comfortable.
The 15-inch K501 has an exclusive dual cooling system design ? an intelligent thermal solution that is both efficient and silent, ensuring users enjoy a comfortable computing environment.
The K Series laptops have a seamless one-piece keyboard for a solid typing feel, along with a large touchpad with Asus Smart Gesture technology to support a range of Windows 8.1 touch commands for quicker, responsive input.