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ASUS E406

Stylish computing, on the go

The E406 is designed to help you be productive all day — even when you’re on the move. This compact and lightweight 14-inch laptop is powered by the latest Intel® processor and provides long-lasting battery life. And with a NanoEdge display for immersive viewing, it’s the best laptop for people on the go.

Mobility

Take-anywhere portability

E406 is extremely portable at just 17.6mm thin and weighs just 1.3kg*. It’s an everyday laptop that keeps you productive and entertained — anywhere.

Performance

Smart performance

The E406 is powered by up to quad-core Intel® processor that delivers class-leading performance for both work and play. It has up to a 128GB eMMC*, so there’s enough room for your files, music and movie libraries. It also features ultra-fast 802.11ac Wi-Fi for speeds up to 3x faster than 802.11n. From daily computing tasks to entertainment, this versatile laptop has everything you need.

Screen

NanoEdge display

With a thin 7.8mm bezel and 76.5% screen-to-body ratio, the NanoEdge display on E406 provides you with more screen area for more immersive viewing.

Design

Stunning colors, stylish finishes

The stylish E406 is available in an eye-catching graduated finishes finish in Star Grey, Pearl White, and Iris Blue.

Fanless

Fanless design with low operational noise

The fanless design of the E406 keeps noise levels down, ideal when you want to work silently in libraries or coffee shops. This approach also decreases power consumption, and improves system reliability by avoiding potential dirt-related component failures.

Visuals

Enjoy new worlds of color and pixel-perfect video

ASUS-exclusive technologies ensure only the very best visual experience. ASUS Splendid visual optimization technology provides the very best visuals for any type of content. It features four display modes: Normal mode is ideal for daily tasks; Vivid mode optimizes contrast to deliver stunning photos and video; Eye Care mode reduces blue-light levels to ease eye strain; and Manual mode allows for personalized color adjustments. ASUS Tru2Life Video technology intelligently optimizes each pixel in the video frame to increase sharpness and contrast by 150% so you’ll enjoy the best possible image quality!

Audio

Fully optimized audio, tuned by experts

ASUS SonicMaster and ASUS Audio Wizard provide a perfect combination of hardware, software and audio tuning designed with the goal of giving you the very best audio experience. ASUS SonicMaster employs a professional-grade codec to ensure precise audio encoding and decoding, and uses amplifiers, large speakers and resonance chambers that are perfectly-suited for your specific device. ASUS Audio Wizard is a powerful software suite that makes it easy to achieve the ideal audio balance for any type of content. It also offers manual settings options, so you can take full control of your audio mix for truly immersive sound.

Touch

Stay cool — even after hours of use

Laptop cooling is important because it directly affects your computing experience. ASUS IceCool technology uses thin heat pipes and clever internal layout design to create an efficient cooling system that keeps the average palm rest surface temperature below 36°C — lower than body temperature — so you get robust cooling performance and a comfortable user experience.

Battery

A safe fast-charging and longer-lasting battery

E406 features a 3x the lifespan of standard lithium-ion batteries, giving you long-lasting battery life so you can work out of coffee shops or libraries for the entire day without having to look out for a power socket. With ASUS fast-charge technology, a low battery can be charged to 60 percent in just 49 minutes.

ASUS E406

Stylish computing, on the go