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76 Engadget Score
A good product that falls short of greatness.
76

A good product that falls short of greatness.

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The ZenBook 3 does a decent job of mimicking the MacBook's design while also cramming in faster hardware. But the combination of a hard-to-use keyboard and trackpad, along with build quality concerns, make it difficult to recommend.

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Pros
  • Thin and light design comparable to the MacBook
  • As fast as other high-end ultraportables
  • Vibrant screen
  • Comes with a mini-dock for extra ports
Cons
  • Keyboard and trackpad are difficult to use
  • Fingerprint sensor placement makes no sense
  • Build quality is suspect

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Specs

Key Specs

Type
Ultraportable
Screen size
12.522
Screen resolution
1920 x 1080
Bundled OS
Windows
CPU family
Core i5
System RAM
81
Pointing device
Trackpad
Maximum battery life
Up to 920
Type
Screen size
Screen resolution
Bundled OS
CPU family
System RAM
Pointing device
Maximum battery life
Ultraportable
12.522
1920 x 1080
Windows
Core i5
81
Trackpad
Up to 920

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76 Engadget Score
A good product that falls short of greatness.
76

A good product that falls short of greatness.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

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