Asus has announced bunch of new laptops at The Pinnacle of Performance event last night. The brand has announced multiple laptops under the Zenbook Pro, Zenbook S series, Vivobook S series and Vivobook 13 Slate OLED series.
Asus has been the pioneer when it comes to having OLED screens for their laptops and not so surprisingly, all the newly launched laptops under the ZenBook and VivoBook series come with OLED screens, up to a 17-inch display, lightweight design, NVIDIA GPU on select models, and much more. Let’s take a look at the specifications and features of all the new launches from Asus.
Asus Vivobook Pro Series
The Asus Vivobook Pro series offers five new models 一 Pro 16X OLED (16-inch), Pro 15X (15.6-inch) OLED, Pro 14X OLED (14.5-inch), Pro 16(16-inch) OLED, and Pro 15 (15-inch) OLED. These offer up to 12th Gen Intel Core i9 12900H or AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX processors with up to 32 GB of DDR5 RAM, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti graphics, and up to 2 TB PCIe 4.0 SSD.
The 16-inch and 15.6-inch models feature 120Hz display with 3.2K and 2.8k resolution respectively. The latest Vivobook Pro models offer Thunderbolt 4 or USB 4 port and HDMI 2.1, along with USB 3.2 Gen 1 and USB 2.0 ports, an SD Express 7.0 microSD card reader, LAN port, and WiFi 6E. Lastly, the Pro series is backed by a 90Wh battery and US military-grade durability.
Vivobook S series
The new Vivobook S series has four laptops 一 S 14X OLED, S 16X OLED, S 14 OLED, and S 15 OLED. These devices are 17.9mm thin, weigh 1.6 kg, metal integrated design. The laptops are powered by up to 12th Gen Intel Core i7 12700H or AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX CPUs, along with Intel Iris Xe/AMD Radeon graphics, 16 GB DDR4 RAM and 1 TB PCIe SSD.
The Vivobook S series offers up to 4K OLED panels with up to 120Hz refresh rate. In terms of I/O, you get Thunderbolt 4 USB-C or USB4 port, and an HDMI 2.1 port.
Vivobook 13 Slate OLED
Asus also launched the limited edition 2-in-1 portable Vivobook 13 Slate OLED Philip Colbert Edition and Steven Harrington Editions designed by artists named. These feature themed hardware, accessories, and packaging. The device comes with a 13.3-inch OLED display with a detachable design.
Asus Zenbook Pro 16X OLED
The Zenbook Pro 16X OLED is the latest flagship device from Asus with aerospace-grade 6000-series aluminium alloy and is just 16.9mm thick. It uses up to a 12th Gen Intel Core i9 12900H processor and Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 GPU. It uses the new Asus IceCool Pro cooling system and the 96Wh battery is rated to last up to 10 hours.
Further, the device has a 16:10 aspect ratio 16-inch 4K OLED HDR 60Hz display with Dolby Vision and touchscreen support.
Asus Zenbook Pro 14/15 Duo OLED
The latest Zenbook Pro 14 Duo OLED has a 14.5-inch 2.8K 120 Hz OLED display with Dolby Vision support. It features a 12.7-inch ScreenPad Plus secondary tilt touchscreen. The laptop comes with up to 12th Gen Intel Core i9 12900H processor and Nvidia GeForce RTX 3050 Ti GPU. There is also a larger Zenbook Pro 15 Duo OLED featuring a 15.6-inch screen and up to GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU.
Asus Zenbook Pro series
The Zenbook Pro series gets a new 15.6-inch Pro 15 Flip OLED convertible laptop and Pro 17, the first 17.3-inch Zenbook. The 15-inch model comes with up to 12th Gen Core i7 processor and Intel Arc A370M discrete graphics. It offers a 120Hz 2.8K OLED touchscreen. The 17-inch model has a 2.5K IPS Dolby Vision touchscreen and up to AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX processor and Nvidia GeForce RTX 3050 GPU.
Asus Zenbook S series
Lastly, the Zenbook S series offers two new 13.3-inch. First is Zenbook S 13 Flip OLED 1.1 kg 14.9 mm convertible laptop powered by up to 12th Gen Core i7 processor and a 67Wh battery.
Next the 1kg 14.9mm Zenbook S 13 Flip OLED that comes with up to an AMD Ryzen 7 6800U processor with AMD Radeon 680M graphics and up to 19 hours battery backup and includes USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C and USB-C ports.
Asus is yet to announce pricing for all the aforementioned devices. For now, these machines will be available in global markets only and soon, we can expect some of these laptops in India as well.