As part of the “On the Threshold of the Unknown” press conference at Computex 2017, ASUS CEO Jonney Shih unveiled the latest ZenBook and VivoBook series laptops: ASUS ZenBook Flip S UX370 , the world’s thinnest transformer laptop, ASUS ZenBook 3 Deluxe UX490 , the thinnest, lightest and most powerful ultrabook in its class to date, ASUS ZenBook Pro UX550 , ASUS VivoBook S15 compact 15.6-inch laptop, and ASUS VivoBook Pro 15, the highest performing laptop in the VivoBook series.
All new notebooks have full support for Windows 10 operating system features, including Windows Ink, Windows Hello, Cortana and Modern Standby mode.
Introducing the new products, ASUS CEO Johnny Shea said, “Today we want to once again demonstrate to you our commitment to excellence. ZenBook and VivoBook Series notebooks offer unlimited possibilities, reinventing the way we think about ultra-thin notebooks.
Gregory Bryant, Vice President of Corporate at Intel, joined Johnny Shea on stage to recognize the successful collaboration between the two companies, saying, “Over the years, ASUS has always been the first to innovate. The exciting new ZenBook and VivoBook lineup, powered by seventh generation Intel® Core™ processors, gives users a slim, ultra-light notebook that combines high performance with unrivaled style.
After the press conference, everyone could visit the demonstration area to see all the new products for themselves. In addition, the demo zone showcased ASUS Blue Cave, a stylish, unattached Wi-Fi router, ASUS ZenFone AR, the world’s first smartphone with Google Tango and Daydream support, the 27-inch frameless monitor ASUS Designo MZ27AQ, and the ASUS Vivo AiO V241 and ASUS Zen AiO ZN242 monoblocks.
ASUS ZenBook Flip S UX370 : the world’s thinnest transformer laptop
ASUS ZenBook Flip S, which won the prestigious Computex 2017 award for design and innovation d&i , is the world’s thinnest2 yet one of the lightest transformer laptops. Combining elegant and sophisticated style with the convenience and versatility of a 360-degree rotating touch display, ASUS ZenBook Flip S has a body that is only 10.9mm thin and weighs 1.1kg. Innovative ErgoLift dual-mount mechanism allows the notebook to open 360 degrees, keeping the display securely in position.
The new ASUS ZenBook Flip S comes with a state-of-the-art Seventh Generation Intel Core i7-7500U processor and 1TB high-speed PCIe SSD. New product supports all features of Windows 10 operating system. ASUS engineers developed an innovative cooling system for ASUS ZenBook Flip S, using the latest cooling technology and components. For example, the liquid crystal polymer fan wheel is only 0.3mm thick.
NanoEdge 4K Ultra-HD touchscreen features stylus support. Another feature of the new ASUS ZenBook Flip S is one of the smallest fingerprint scanners for notebooks: its dimensions are 16 x 3.6 mm. It protects your data and quickly unlocks your system with Windows Hello.
ASUS ZenBook Pro UX550 : Powerful and Stylish
ASUS ZenBook Pro is both beautiful and powerful. Winner of the prestigious “Best Choice” award at Computex 2017, the new product is the thinnest, lightest and most high-performance notebook in the ZenBook lineup, combining exceptional performance with eye-catching looks. ASUS engineers carefully considered every detail of the new ASUS ZenBook Pro to make it even more powerful and faster than the previous generation. Advanced quad-core seventh generation Intel Core i7-7700HQ processor, powerful NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX1050 Ti graphics card, up to 16GB of DDR4 memory and high-speed SSD up to 1TB PCIe x4 .
Battery life is also exceptional, lasting up to 14 hours on a single charge. ASUS ZenBook Pro has a stunning 15.6-inch NanoEdge display with UHD resolution and wide viewing angles. Harman Kardon surround sound system with four speakers.
The pre-installed Windows 10 operating system is a great new operating system to complement and enhance the functionality of the new ASUS ZenBook Pro. Built-in fingerprint scanner with Windows Hello feature protects your data and provides instant login with just one touch.
Despite its powerful design, the new ASUS ZenBook Pro has a thin, lightweight all-metal chassis that measures just 18.9 mm thick and weighs 1.8 kg. Narrow bezel just 7.3 mm around the NanoEdge display allows for maximum compactness while maintaining a stylish appearance. Every detail of the new ASUS ZenBook Pro has been improved, including the iconic concentric circle texture, diamond cut edges, and the illuminated ASUS logo on the cover of the display.
ASUS ZenBook 3 Deluxe UX490 : The ultimate status notebook
ASUS ZenBook 3 Deluxe is the world’s thinnest 14″ ultrabook. Thanks to the narrow screen frames, the 14-inch display of ASUS ZenBook 3 Deluxe fits into a stylish all-metal case, comparable in size to many 13-inch models, while the novelty is only 12.9 mm thick and weighs 1.1 kg, so users do not have to choose between usability and portability. It was for its exceptional performance that the new product won the prestigious Computex 2017 award for design and innovation d&i .
ASUS ZenBook 3 Ultrabooks have always offered unprecedented performance, and the new ASUS ZenBook 3 Deluxe is no exception. Advanced seventh generation Intel Core i7-7500U processor, up to 16GB LPDDR3 RAM 2133 MHz , 1TB high-speed PCI Express® PCIe® SSD, one of the highest capacity on the market, are included in the hardware.
ASUS has equipped the Zenbook 3 Deluxe with two Thunderbolt 3-capable USB Type-C™ ports up to 40Gbps , dual 4K UHD displays and a power adaptor. ASUS ZenBook 3 Deluxe will be available with Windows 10 operating system pre-installed. Instant login without Windows Hello password thanks to its built-in fingerprint scanner.
ASUS VivoBook Pro 15 N580 : Performance in everything
ASUS VivoBook Pro 15 is a thin 15.6-inch notebook preloaded with Windows 10 operating system. Seventh-generation quad-core Intel Core i7-7700HQ processor, up to 16GB of DDR4 RAM and a powerful NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 graphics card are responsible for the performance. More importantly, the ASUS VivoBook Pro 15 is equipped with a hybrid drive: a 2TB hard drive and a 512GB high-speed solid state drive. Intelligent dual-fan cooling system with dual copper heat-pipe heat exchanger ensures effective cooling even during heavy workloads.
ASUS VivoBook Pro 15 features a 15.6-inch screen with 4K Ultra-HD resolution 3840 x 2160 , wide viewing angles and 100% sRGB color coverage. Harman Kardon’s audio system consists of oversized 8cm3 stereo speakers with resonant chambers and an intelligent sound amplifier that boosts notebook volume by up to 3.2x. Instant login without Windows Hello password thanks to an integrated fingerprint scanner. In addition, ASUS VivoBook Pro 15 supports work with the high-resolution digital pen ASUS Pen.
ASUS VivoBook S15 S510 : On the Threshold of the Unknown
ASUS VivoBook S15, the latest and premium VivoBook Series notebook. The novelty has a 15.6-inch screen NanoEdge, while the thickness of the laptop is only 17.9 mm and weighs 1.5 kg. ASUS VivoBook S15 comes in a stylish Icicle Gold design. The chassis has been made even more compact by reducing the thickness of the bezel to just 7.8mm. ASUS VivoBook S15 has a seventh-generation Intel Core i7-7500U processor, up to 16GB of DDR4 RAM, and an NVIDIA GeForce 940MX graphics card.
ASUS Blue Cave: High-speed performance, high-security protection
ASUS Blue Cave is a stylish new AC2600 dual-band wireless router that combines high data speeds, robust security, and advanced features for home use. ASUS Blue Cave was awarded the “Best Choice Golden Award” at Computex 2017. Utilizing cutting-edge Intel technology, including the latest Wi-Fi, the new ASUS Blue Cave router boasts high-speed dual-band performance.
So you can watch smooth streaming videos at 4K UHD resolution, play lag-free online games, and download voluminous files from the Internet as fast as possible. S510 is able to deliver higher data transfer rates for more clients at the same time than similar models.
That’s especially important in today’s connected world, where more and more devices are connected to the web. The use of high-tech powerful internal antennas, ASUS Blue Cave router has an original design – the router case has a through hole in the center, styled as a kind of cave with blue trim.
ASUS Blue Cave router features ASUS AiProtection, an exclusive online threat protection built in. Developed in conjunction with Trend Micro™, this technology is built-in router software with a free lifetime license and is responsible for protecting all your devices, including the Internet of Things, against external attacks and preserving sensitive data. Users can control AiProtection not only from PC, but also from any mobile device.
Dedicated parental controls help prevent inappropriate sites from being accessed, such as preventing children from browsing adult websites. Along with that, AiProtection technology constantly monitors for potential security threats and alerts you to them. IFTTT support lets users integrate ASUS Blue Cave with other IFTTT-enabled digital devices and services to create intelligent automation tasks.
ASUS ZenFone AR
ASUS ZenFone AR is the thinnest and lightest smartphone with support for Google Tango and Daydream technologies. The camera, with its exclusive ASUS TriCam™ technology, is unique in that it has three sensors: a 23-megapixel main sensor, a motion-tracking sensor, and a sensor that tracks the device’s position in space. Unlike other three-camera devices, the new ASUS ZenFone AR is lighter and thinner than competitors thanks to its exclusive ASUS TriCam design.
New ASUS ZenFone AR is powered by the powerful Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 821 processor, supporting Google Tango augmented reality. New ASUS ZenFone AR became the world’s first smartphone with 8GB of RAM. With powerful hardware, an innovative camera and support for Tango, the new smartphone ASUS ZenFone AR gives you a completely new experience with augmented reality applications. 5.7-inch WQHD Super AMOLED screen and improved five-magnet speaker will make virtual reality apps and games even brighter. New operating system
Android™ 7.0 &lsquo Nougat’ will be even more convenient, as well as help to get the most out of the hardware of the new ASUS ZenFone AR.
ASUS Designo MZ27AQ
ASUS Designo MZ27AQ is a 27-inch frame-less WQHD 2560×1440 pixels monitor based on an IPS matrix. This product has a 100% sRGB color gamut. ASUS Designo MZ27AQ chassis thickness is only 7mm. ASUS SonicMaster sound system 12W stereo speakers , developed together with Harman Kardon, and a built-in subwoofer 5W ensure high sound quality. ASUS Designo MZ27AQ has one DisplayPort and two HDMI ports. It is worth noting that this product won the prestigious Computex 2017 award for design and innovation d&i .
ASUS Vivo AiO V241
The new ASUS Vivo AiO V241 all-in-one PC features a 23.8-inch NanoEdge multi-touch screen with wide viewing angles and Full-HD resolution, which takes up 88% of the front panel. Ultra-thin, virtually invisible bezels ensure a record-breaking display3. ASUS Splendid and ASUS Tru2Life Video ensure superb image quality, vivid colors and rich details.
The new ASUS Vivo AiO V241 all-in-one features the ASUS SonicMaster audio system, which includes two state-of-the-art speakers with front-facing sound wave reflection. ASUS Vivo AiO V241 assumes the installation of a modern processor Intel Core i5 seventh generation Kaby Lake and a discrete graphics gas pedal NVIDIA GeForce 930MX. ASUS Vivo AiO V241 monoblock won the Computex 2017 design and innovation award d&i .
ASUS Zen AiO ZN242
ASUS Zen AiO ZN242 is a premium high-performance all-in-one PC with a 23.8-inch NanoEdge touchscreen. The ultra-thin bezel is just 2mm thick4, and covers 90% of the front panel area. ASUS Zen AiO ZN242 stands out with its sleek, slim design, no visible air vents hidden behind the ASUS logo, and a retractable infrared camera to keep the design minimalist.
ASUS Zen AiO ZN242 features a seventh generation quad-core Intel Core i7-7700HQ processor, 32GB RAM, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 graphics card and 512GB high-speed PCIe SSD or hard drive support for revolutionary Intel Optane technology, which dramatically improves PC performance. ASUS Zen AiO ZN242 comes pre-installed with Windows 10 operating system.