At the Computex 2019 regular exhibitionASUS announced an updated line of laptops ZenBook and VivoBook S, which, in addition to small size and thin frames, received a second ScreenPad 2.0 screen, replacing the traditional touchpad. In addition, to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the manufacturer introduced a laptop ZenBook Edition 30, the body of which is decorated with genuine leather and 18-carat pink gold.
ScreenPad 2 availability.0 simplified and expanded the management of laptops. An additional IPS-touch screen with a diagonal of 5.65 inches and a resolution of 2160x1080 pixels, which replaced the touchpads, made it possible to speed up the execution of commands and basic functions. The screen will allow the user to quickly access the proprietary utilities, such as: quick access buttons, digital unit, media player control, or change the device settings. Optimized, compared with the first generation of additional screens, energy consumption, which ensured an increase in battery life by 2.5 times.
ZenBook notebooks have become the mostcompact in its class of devices, which is provided by NanoEdge displays with super slim frames on all four sides. The effective area of the monitor was 95% of the surface of the cover of the laptop. The unique ASUS ErgoLift hinges provide a lift of the keyboard in a working, open state.
ZenBook laptops run on Intel processorsCore i7 of the eighth generation and equipped with video cards NVIDIA GeForce MX250 (ZenBook 13, 14 and Edition 30) and GeForce GTX 1650 (ZenBook 15). PCIe 3.0 SSDs provide up to 1 TB of main memory, and LPDDR3 RAM up to 16 GB. The hardware of such power allows you to professionally process photos, edit video and run games. Battery life for models ZenBook 13 and 14 is 14 hours and for ZenBook 15 - up to 17 hours. The mass of laptops is from 1.22 to 1.55 kg. For wireless communication modules Wi-Fi 5 (2.4 + 5 GHz), Bluetooth 5.0 are provided. From the connectors are: USB Type-C (USB 3.1 Gen 2), USB Type-A (Gen 2), USB 2.0, HDMI, as well as a card reader and a 3.5-mm port for headphones.
Anniversary limited model of ASUS ZenBookEdition 30 with a 13.3-inch screen is trimmed with Italian handmade leather. The ends of the laptop are anodized to the color of pink gold, and the logo is made of 18-carat pink gold. The package includes a laptop accessories premium series, including a mouse Pearl White, a rug and a cover of genuine leather.
Laptops VivoBook S14 and VivoBook S15 are equippedNanoEdge screens, occupying 88% of the cover surface. Laptops are made in blue, green, pink, dark gray and silver. The ErgoLift hinge provides a 3.5 degree tilt for more comfortable user operation. The camera supports face recognition. There are in the laptop and certified speakers Harman Kardon. The heart of the devices are the Intel Core i5-8265U / Intel Core i7-8565U processors. The amount of operational and internal memory is the same as that of the updated line of ZenBook. The Wi-Fi 6 protocol (802.11ax) provides 3 times faster data transfer speed than Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac).
The cost and the start date of sales of new products will be announced later.
Source: ASUS ZenBook Edition 30, ASUS VivoBook S (2019)