Asustek U.K. has released two new models from their N entertainment notebook series: the 15.6-inch N53JN and 17.3-inch N73JN, both featuring ASUS SonicMaster / Bang & Olufsen ICEpower audio, Nvidia Optimus switchable graphics technology, and the latest Intel processors.
According to the computer maker, SonicMaster-compliant laptops like the new N Series incorporate large speaker chambers, more powerful amplifiers and extensive software processing to deliver breathtaking audio fidelity.
The Asus N53JN features the Intel Core i5-520M 2.4GHz or i3-370M 2.4GHz processor, Nvidia GeForce GT325 or 415M dedicated graphics, 4GB of DDR3 memory, 320 or 500GB of hard disk space, a Blu-Ray combo drive, a 1366×768-pixel display resolution, and Windows 7 Home Premium OS.
The Asus N73JN features the Intel Core i5-520M, GeForce GT325M, 4GB of DDR3 RAM, 640GB of storage with two 320GB hard disk drives, a Blu-Ray combo drive, 1600×900-pixel screen, and Windows 7 Home Premium.
The 6.39-pound N53JN and 7.5-pound N73JN also include webcams, 802.11n Wi-Fi, Gigabit Ethernet LAN, Bluetooth, one USB 3.0 and two USB 2.0 ports, an eSATA/USB combo port, multi-in-one card readers, HDMI and VGA outputs, and full-sized keyboards with numeric pads.
The Asus N53JN and N73JN are available in the UK with a starting price of £649.99 (about $1,002) and £1,099 (about $1,695), respectively.
The N73JN (N73JN-X1) is already available in the U.S. for $999.99.