ASUS announced new additions to TUF Gaming, Zenbook, Expertbook, Chromebook and VivoBook laptop series in CES 2021 . Special computers for those who do business and receive education from home are also included in these series.
According to Samson HU, co-CEO of ASUS, this new notebook series continues the tradition of 'raising productivity and entertainment to the top'. The new ASUS laptops with Intel 11th Gen processors with and without VPro support are certified as Intel Evo platforms.
“It provides the foundations for uncompromising performance, connectivity and innovation, and powers the latest PC experiences,” by Chris Walker, corporate vice president of mobile computing platforms at Intel . comment was made.
ASUS Zenbook Series
The Zenbook series incorporates a new dual-screen laptop with a 15-inch 4K OLED HDR display, complete with a secondary full-width 4K ScreenPad Plus , and the latest generation Intel Core i9 processor, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 laptop graphics card.
Certified as NVIDIA Studio Laptop and equipped with up to 32GB of RAM and up to 1TB of PCIe 3.0 SSD, Zenbook Pro Duo 15 OLED has a wide variety of I / O ports, including 2x Thunderbolt 3 USB-C ports. At the same time, Wi-Fi 6 connection is also included in this laptop.
A new, smaller dual-screen laptop is added to the series. Despite its 16.9mm profile, the ZenBook Duo 14 uses a FullHD NanoEdge display as the main display and has the option to add Intel's 11th Gen mobile processors with Xe graphics as well as an NVIDIA MX450 graphics card.
The 17-hour battery life combined with a comprehensive IO connection allows ASUS to be seen as a travel companion for demanding users of the ZenBook Duo 14.
ASUS, along with these two models, includes a ZenBook 13 OLED, 11th Gen core and H series processors powered by Intel and AMD's latest processors, as well as a new ZenBook Flip 15 with NVIDIA GTX 1650 graphics and an AMD processor It is working on the new ZenBook 14 equipped with it.
The ASUS ZenBook Pro Duo 15 OLED is scheduled to go on sale in the second quarter of 2021. The ZenBook Duo 14 will be available in early February, and the ZenBook 13 OLED, ZenBook Flip 15 and ZenBook 14 will be available in the second quarter of 2021.
ASUS TUF Gaming Series
Other ASUS gaming series laptops are expanding with new 15-inch TUF Dash F15 laptops featuring an 11th Gen Intel Core-i7 processor and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 laptop graphics card. It has a 240Hz refresh rate and a 3ms response time, giving e-sports players an equal advantage.
To feed all this, ASUS equips Dash F15 laptops with USB-C charging, and the battery is capable of up to 16.6 hours of continuous video playback. Despite its slim design, the Dash F15 uses a cooling system that can effectively dissipate heat from its powerful components. It consists of 1x heat spreader, 5x heatpipes and 2x 83 bladed fans.
It is stated that ASUS TUF Dash F15 will be available from February 2021.
ASUS ExpertBook Series
ExpertBook B9 can be seen as 'the world's lightest 14-inch business laptop', weighing around 880 / 1005g depending on the battery used. 11th Gen Intel Core i7 processors with built-in Intel Iris Xe graphics are equipped with up to twice the 2TB SSD with RAID 0 and RAID 1 support.
For enhanced physical and virtual security, these notebooks meet the industry-leading MIL-STD 810H US military testing standard. It contains a Kensington NanoSaver Platform Module (TPM) 2.0 chip for storing passwords and encryption keys.
ASUS VivoBook Series
The new VivoBook S14 comes with an ultra-light and stylish case, the latest Intel 11th Gen Core processors, up to 16GB of RAM and up to 1TB of PCIe SSD storage. Users can optionally choose Intel Optane Memory H10 to further increase performance.
With a sleek 15.9mm profile and 1.3Kg, the ultraportable S14 includes multiple ports, including a NanoEdge display, Wi-Fi 6 support, Thunderbolt 4 USB-C interfaces, USB-A 3.2 Gen1 interfaces, and a microSD card reader.
ASUS ChromeBook Series
ChromeBook CX9 is powered by Intel 11th Gen Core-i7 with Xe graphics. Designed for portability anywhere, this laptop features a lightweight chassis with a 16mm profile, Wi-Fi 6 support and a 14-inch NanoEdge FullHD display.
Like the ExpertBook B9, the CX9 meets MIL-STD 810H US military testing standards. Additional security features include Titan C security for sensitive information storage, fingerprint sensor and webcam shield for password-free login.
ASUS also launched the 15.6-inch Chromebook Flip CX5, equipped with an 11th Generation Intel Core processor with Intel Iris Xe graphics. The CX5 uses a white metallic case and Obisidan Velvet texture with a ceramic feel in the palm rest area for added comfort. Its 57 Wh battery is suitable for 12 hours of continuous use, sufficient for most working days.
Aimed at distance learners, the 11-inch BR1100 has an ultra-rugged chassis, easily manageable and modular design, and many smart features to increase productivity. Available in a convertible or standard clamshell design, the new Intel Pentium silver processors feature Wi-Fi 6 support, optional 4G LTE and a 42 Wh battery for all-day use. With up to 16GB of RAM and 128GB of eMMC and 1TB M.2 SSD, ASUS designed this computer for distance learning students.