Asus has introduced an expansion of their creator-focused portfolio of products, which includes new products in its ProArt series of laptops and accessories. The new set of devices include new displays, a new projector and a motherboard, as well as new laptops in the Asus ZenBook Pro, VivoBook Pro and VivoBook Pro X portfolios. The new products feature OLED displays, including what it claims is the world’s first OLED monitor with auto colour calibration. The new range of products feature Nvidia RTX series GPUs, along with Nvidia Studio validation as well.
Asus ProArt series
The Asus ProArt series of laptops and other devices start with the ProArt Station PD5 desktop PC. The latter features up to Intel Core i9 processors, while GPU choices range up to the Nvidia RTX 3070 or the RTX A2000 professional GPU. Asus bills the PC as one that’s capable of rendering professional 3D modelling tasks as well. It features Asus Lumiwiz LED indicators and a tool-less hard drive tray.
The Asus ProArt StudioBook laptop series brings the StudioBook Pro 16 OLED, with AMD Ryzen 5000 series or 3rd gen Intel Xeon workstation processors as CPU choices. GPU choices include Nvidia RTX A2000 or A5000, powering a 16-inch 4K OLED HDR 16:10 Pantone validated and Calman Verified display. The laptop features a physical rotary dial, called Asus Dial, which the company claims is the world’s first. The toggle already supports Adobe’s creative apps.
It supports PCIe 4.0 x4 SSDs, up to 64GB DDR4-3200 memory, Thunderbolt 4, USB-C 3.2 Gen2 and HDMI 2.1 ports. The StudioBook 16, meanwhile, features AMD Ryzen 5000 and Intel Core i9 as CPU choices, and Nvidia RTX 3060 and 3070 as GPU choices. The display, Asus Dial, RAM, storage and ports support remains constant.
The new collection also feature the Asus ProArt PA32DC OLED display, which the company claims is the world’s first OLED monitor with a built-in calibrator. The display features a 31.5-inch 4K HDR panel with 1,000,000:1 contrast ratio. It features an RGB stripe in terms of aesthetics, and in terms of features, comes with 0.1ms response time, 99 percent DCI-P3 and Adobe RGB colour gamut coverage, true 10-bit colour depth, multi HDR format support, cable management clips and a monitor hood to prevent glares.
The series also features the ProArt 14-inch, 32:9 portable display with touch input support, Rec.709 and 100 percent sRGB colour gamut, ProArt Mouse MD300 with Asus Dial support, 4200dpi precision and 1000Hz polling rate, PS201 mouse mad with magnetic clips to hold earbuds and stylus pens, the ProArt Projector A1 with Calman certification, a 3,000 Lumen LED light and 30,000 hours lifespan with 98 percent sRGB and Rec.709 colour gamut coverage, and the ProArt X570-Creator Wi-Fi motherboard that supports high performance 3D modelling tasks, along with passive cooling, Thunderbolt 4, Wi-Fi 6E, three PCIe 4.0 slots, five USB 3.2 Gen2 ports and more.
ZenBook and ZenBook Pro with OLED displays
The new products also include a 15.6-inch Asus ZenBook Pro Duo 15, featuring a 14-inch second display, the Asus ScreenPad. The OLED panel offers 4K OLED HDR touchscreen for visuals, and comes with up to Intel Core i9 and Nvidia RTX 3070 GPUs. The Asus ZenBook 14X OLED and 14 Flip OLED are also new options in the slim and compact categories, which feature 16:10 4K OLED HDR touch displays, 11th gen Intel and AMD Ryzen 5000 H-series CPUs. These laptops also feature the ScreenPad and the NumberPad that turns the trackpad into a touch numeric keypad.
New VivoBook Pro
The new VivoBook Pro series laptops include the 14X and 16X OLED, and the VivoBook Pro 14 and 15 OLED laptops. The former feature 14-inch or 16-inch OLED 4K displays, with up to AMD Ryzen 5000 H-series and Intel Core i7 CPUs, and the Nvidia RTX 3050Ti GPUs. They also feature dual-fan cooling, a 96Wh battery and multiple colour options. The VivoBook Pro feature 2.8K or Full HD OLED displays, along with Harman Kardon speakers. They feature the same CPU choices, and up to the Nvidia RTX 3050 GPUs.
ExpertBook B5, B5 Flip OLED
The business oriented Asus ExpertBook B5 and B5 Flip laptops feature 11th gen Intel processors, “all day battery life”, dual-SSD storage in RAID configuration, NumberPad and OLED displays. They feature fingerprint sensors, and the TPM 2.0 chip for added security. Both laptops feature 360 degree hinges.
Asus ZenScreen OLED 13-inch and 16-inch
The two portable monitors also feature OLED panels, and Asus claims that the 13-inch variant is the world’s first of its kind. It features 100 percent DCI-P3 colour gamut coverage, HDR10 and 1,000,000:1 contrast ratio. The same specs are available in a 15-6-inch model as well, and the slimness of the build goes down to just 5mm. They feature proximity sensors for auto dimming, and come with one mini HDMI and three USB-C port for connectivity.
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