Asus is launching its Zenbook Prime line of ultrabooks with Ivy Bridge processors today. The company is kicking things off with three models featuring 13.3 inch displays, including two with full 1080p HD resoludion screens. Models with 11.6 inch displays are expected to launch soon as well.

While the Asus website for the Zenbook Prime is now live, not all models appear to be available yet.

Update: Amazon is starting to offer Zenbook Prime models for $1150 and up.

Asus Zenbook Prime

Here are the three models Asus will be offering at launch.

Asus Zenbook Prime UX32A-DB31 

  • 13.3 inch, 1366 x 768 pixel display
  • 1.4 GHz Intel Core i3-2367 CPU
  • Intel HD 4000 graphics
  • 4GB RAM
  • 320GB HDD
  • 12.8″ x 8.9″ x 0.7″
  • 3.2 pounds

Asus Zenbook Prime UX32A-DB71

  • 13.3″ IPS 1920 x 1080 pixel display
  • 1.7 Intel Core i7-3517 CPU
  • NVIDIA GeForce GT620M graphics
  • 4GB RAM
  • 500GB HDD
  • 12.8″ x8.9″ x 0.7″
  • 3.2 pounds

Asus Zenbook Prime UX31A-DB71

  • 13.3″ IPS 1920 x 1080 pixel display
  • 1.7 Intel Core i7-3517 CPU
  • Intel HD 4000 graphics
  • 4GB RAM
  • 256GB SSD
  • 12.8″ x 8.8″ x 0.7″
  • 2.9 pounds

The new ultrabooks from Asus should start showing up at US stores for $999 and up soon.

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