At CES 2021, Asus has unveiled ZenBook Pro Duo 15 OLED (UX582), ZenBook Duo 14 (UX482), VivoBook S14 (S435), and the TUF Dash gaming laptop.
ZenBook Pro Duo 15 OLED (UX582)
ASUS ZenBook Pro Duo 15 OLED (UX582) is the next-generation, 15-inch laptop that is equipped with the new tilting ASUS ScreenPad Plus, a full-width 4K secondary touchscreen that works seamlessly with the main 4K OLED HDR display for multitasking. ZenBook Pro Duo 15 OLED is backed by up to the latest generation Intel Core i9 processor and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 laptop GPU graphics.
The ScreenPad Plus incorporates an auto-tilt mechanism that automatically raises the rear of the secondary display by 9.5° for improved readability and to reduce potential glare.
The full set of I/O ports features two Thunderbolt 3 USB-C ports, and the latest WiFi 6 (802.11ax) takes wireless speeds to the next level for ultra-smooth connections. Additionally, with a 1 TB PCIe 3.0 X 4 SSD and 32 GB of DDR4 RAM, it accelerates workflows and optimizes productivity.
The frameless screen design features a 93% screen-to-body ratio for more immersive visuals. The 4K OLED HDR touchscreen delivers ultra-vivid colors and deep blacks with a 1,000,000:1 contrast ratio, which is reflected by the VESA DisplayHDR True Black 500 certification. Also, the touchscreen is PANTONE Validated, ensuring superb color accuracy for graphics professionals.
ZenBook Duo 14 (UX482)
ASUS ZenBook Duo 14 (UX482) is a 14-inch Intel Evo-verified laptop that features ASUS ScreenPad Plus, the secondary touchscreen that works seamlessly with the main FHD NanoEdge display for effortless multitasking. ZenBook Duo 14 has slim, 16.9-mm profile with a powerful combination of 11th Generation Intel Core processors and Intel Iris Xe graphics or the option of NVIDIA GeForce MX450 discrete graphics. ZenBook Duo 14 also features ASUS Intelligent Performance Technology, which works with the 11th Generation Intel processors to optimize performance.
It also has auto-tilt mechanism and the secondary display on ZenBook Duo 14 is tilted by 7° for improved readability and to reduce potential glare. The laptop provides a superbly immersive viewing experience, offering ultraslim bezels, an expansive 93% screen-to-body ratio and a four-sided frameless NanoEdge display. ZenBook Duo 14 is PANTONE Validated for professional-grade color accuracy and offers a wide 100% sRGB color gamut. It is also TÜV Rheinland-certified for low blue light. It has Battery life of 17 hours and comes with a USB-C Easy Charge.
The ZenBook Duo 14 has comprehensive high-performance I/O connectivity, including a pair of the latest Thunderbolt 4 USB-C ports. These support Power Delivery and DisplayPort, and the 40 Gbps bandwidth enables users to connect an external 8K display or two 4K UHD displays. ZenBook Duo 14 also features WiFi 6 (802.11ax) that is enhanced with ASUS WiFi Master Premium technology.
VivoBook S14 (S435)
The all-new VivoBook S14 (S435) is a stylish, ultralight 14-inch laptop that is Intel Evo verified. It comes with the latest 11th Generation Intel Core i7 processor with Intel Iris Xe graphics, 16 GB memory, and Intel Optane Memory H10. Productivity is further enhanced by up to a 1 TB PCIe SSD that provides superfast storage for fast boot times and near-instant data access. VivoBook S14 also incorporates the new ASUS Intelligent Performance Technology, which delivers up to a 40% performance boost while conserving battery life, enhancing cooling efficiency and ensuring quiet operations.
The exterior of VivoBook S14 features classy diamond-cut edges, a sleek Deep Green all-metal chassis and the unique VivoBook lid logo. When the lid is opened, the bright yellow color-blocked Enter key takes center stage. Its frameless four-sided NanoEdge display and a 90% screen-to-body ratio provide incredibly immersive visuals. The display is certified by TÜV Rheinland for low blue-light emissions, so it is easy on the eyes during extended use.
The VivoBook S14 features ultrafast Thunderbolt 4 USB-C ports that support fast charging, data transfers of up to 40 Gbps and connections with one external 8K or two 4K UHD monitors. There are also USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A and USB 2.0 ports as well as a microSD card reader, enabling users to easily connect peripherals, displays and projectors. WiFi 6 connectivity on VivoBook S14 delivers fast wireless speeds and ultra-smooth connections.
The all-new TUF Dash F15 gaming laptop has super-slim design, lightweight and easy to carr. Up to an 11th Generation Intel Core i7 processor and a GeForce RTX 3070 laptop GPU blitz through games with power to spare for serious work.
A gaming panel with up to a 240 Hz refresh rate on the Dash F15 offers gamers the same edge as esports athletes, with a 3 ms response time that reduces motion blur to make fast-paced target tracking more precise. When gamers want to do more, a versatile Thunderbolt 4 port connects to everything from docks to external GPUs. An expansive battery offers up to 16.6 hours of video playback.
A substantial heat spreader and five copper heat pipes distribute thermal energy while dual fans channel air through four outlets that expel heat faster and with less noise than typical ultraslim designs. The self-cleaning cooling module maintains long-term stability and performance by preventing build-up on critical components. Updated anti-dust tunnels are shorter to create more space for airflow around the fan while still redirecting particles away from crucial hardware.
Voice chat is crystal clear due to new Two-Way AI Noise-Cancelation technology. This advanced technology removes a broad range of unwanted background noise from both input and output audio, meaning that both the user’s voice and incoming communications are fuzz-free.