New Zenbooks from Asus: excellent performance in a minimal and sophisticated design

Aus announces the Italian availability of three laptops in the new Zenbook series: ASUS

Presented by Asus three brand new laptops with a new and modern design and the latest high-performance processors. This is the top of the range Zenbook Pro 16X, Zenbook 14 and finally Zenbook S 13. Let’s see them in more detail below.

Zenbook Pro 16X

The flagship model in the new series is a laptop for content creators. This notebook offers several innovative design features designed to help creativity on the go. Outstanding power and performance are packaged in a compact, super-tough, CNC-machined 6000 Series aviation-grade aluminum alloy unibody, for a total weight of 2.4 kg and a thickness stopping at 16.9 mm.

Zenbook Pro 16X OLED is validated by NVIDIA Studio, powered by up to 12th generation Intel Core i9 12900H processor and up to NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 GPU. The high-performance components inside must be cooled efficiently to reach their full potential, and this is guaranteed by the new ASUS IceCool Pro cooling system, which uses two silent IceBlades fans, each with 97 curved blades made in 3D printing. These cool the steam chamber and the 5 mm heat pipe on the CPU and GPU, and the hot air is efficiently expelled through the new AAS Ultra mechanism with its 14.5 mm lift that also tilts the 7 ° keyboard. The result is that the CPU and GPU can run up to a combined TDP of 140W in Performance mode without regulation and can work below 40dB in Standard mode. The high-capacity 96Wh battery provides up to 10 hours of battery life to ensure that your laptop survives even the busiest working days.

For a truly superior visual experience, the Zenbook Pro 16X OLED screen is a 16:10 4K OLED HDR 60Hz Dolby Vision touchscreen capable of reaching 550nits of brightness. Pantone validated, the screen guarantees color reproduction at the top of the sector; The DCI-P3 series is 100% covered and is VESA DisplayHDR True Black 500 certified for the deepest blacks.

Other innovative and updated features include the all-new White-RGB intelligent lighting system that enables smart interactions such as visual power or performance status alerts, the ASUS Dial rotary controller for precise and quick control of creative apps, and an enlarged touchpad with haptic feedback.

Zenbook S13

This model is the elegant and powerful companion for those with an active lifestyle. Its super-thin magnesium-aluminum alloy frame is 14.9 mm thick and weighs 1 kg; inside it integrates a processor up to AMD Ryzen 7 6800U with graphics up to AMD Radeon 680M. Four new sophisticated colors are available: Ponder Blue, Aqua Celadon, Vestige Beige and Refined White. Battery life can reach 19 hours, full connection including USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type C and USB C Easy Charge makes it the perfect companion for travel and all daily occasions. The responsive 16:10 2.8K OLED HDR NanoEdge Dolby Vision touchscreen is Pantone-validated for superb color reproduction, VESA DisplayHDR True Black 500 certified for the deepest black colors and has an ultra-vivid 100% DCI-P3 color spectrum. Better eye care is ensured by the low blue light emission certified by TÜV Rheinland. Immersive multidimensional sound is ensured by a Harman Kardon-certified Dolby Atmos sound system with a powerful intelligent amplifier.

The 180 ° ErgoLift hinge allows you to place the laptop in presentation mode, share information with the entire team and highlight notes and key messages thanks to the Asus Pen 2.0 included in the package. In addition, NumberPad 2.0 allows quick and easy data entry from the keyboard for even more efficient multitasking.

Zenbook 14

This laptop is a sleek, lightweight and compact laptop with a beautiful 16:10 2.8k OLED HDR NanoEdge display that shows the deepest blacks and the most vibrant colors. Powered by the powerful 12th generation Intel Core processor, the Zenbook 14 offers maximum performance thanks to Intelligent Performance technology, while solutions such as the 180 ° ErgoLift precision hinge and NumberPad, along with high quality and small size materials, ensure a first-class experience. Intel Iris Xe graphics, 16 GB RAM and 512 GB PCIe 4.0 SSD deliver outstanding performance with a long-lasting 75 Wh battery.

For exceptional sound, the Dolby Atmos sound system is powered by an intelligent amplifier. The user-centric design includes one-touch login with a fingerprint sensor on the power button, the new ErgoSense keyboard and the efficient NumberPad 2.0. The new bold design of the cover is finally inspired by the Kintsugi craft, which is available in the color Ponder Blue.

Zenbook 14 breathes new life into work and play, no matter where you are, and allows users to enjoy all the benefits of OLED screens. The many ports for connection and the latest WiFi 6E also allow you to work or enjoy multimedia content in full mobility without ever having to worry about anything.

Zenbook Pro 16X is available at a price of 3,200 euros. Zenbook S 13 is available from 1,400 euros and Zenbook 14 from 999 euros.

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