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ASUS unveils new lineup of laptops featuring the latest 11th Gen Intel Core processors

ASUS unveils new lineup of laptops featuring the latest 11th Gen Intel Core processors

by Vyncent ChanSeptember 4, 2020
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ASUS has just unveiled their new lineup of ASUS ZenBook and ASUS ExpertBook laptops featuring the latest 11th Gen Intel Core processors. Thanks to the capabilities brought about by the new Intel Tiger Lake processors, ASUS Is able to cram unprecedented performance into these laptops while also designing them to be the even lighter and smaller than their predecessors.

ASUS ZenBook Flip S (UX371)

Debuting as ASUS’ first Intel Evo-verified laptop, the ASUS ZenBook Flip S is a beautiful machine that measures a ridiculously thin 13.9mm while weighing just 1.2kg. While it is super light and portable, it does throw some heavy punches with the latest 11th Gen Intel Core i7 processor with Intel Iris Xe graphics, 16GB RAM and 1TB PCIe 3.0 x4 SSD. Up to 15 hours of battery life is possible out of the ASUS ZenBook Flip S, which is really amazing given its size.

ASUS ZenBook Flip S UX371

As you would expect from a ZenBook Flip, ASUS equipped it with a 360° ErgoLift hinge. The screen is an exceptional 13.3″ 4K OLED display which supports 100% DCI-P3 gamut, VESA DisplayHDR 500 TrueBlack certification and TUV Rheinland. There’s also support for the new ASUS Pen with 4096 pressure levels for more ways to unleash your creativity on the ASUS ZenBook Flip S.

ASUS ZenBook Flip 13 (UX363)

For those who aren’t so demanding when it comes to display quality, the ASUS ZenBook Flip 13 offers a similar 360° ErgoLift hinge but the display options tops out at a 13.3″ FHD OLED display panel. There support for the ASUS Pen too, with support for 4096 pressure levels.

ASUS ZenBook Flip 13

The ASUS Zenbook Flip 13 can also be configured with the latest 11th Gen Intel Core i7 processors with Iris Xe graphics, 16GB of RAM and 1TB PCIe SSDs for smooth performance. Battery life is rated at 14 hours with the large 67WHr battery, giving you enough juice to work and play without worrying about having to look for a wall socket to connect to.

ASUS Zenbook Flip 15 (UX564)

ASUS ZenBook Flip 15

If you need a bigger screen, there’s the ASUS ZenBook serves up a larger 15.6″ 4K OLED NanoEdge display. ASUS also makes use of the extra space to offer dedicated graphics options ranging up to the GeForce GTX 1650 Ti for accelerated content creation or gaming.

ASUS ZenBook S (UX393)

The ASUS ZenBook S is ASUS’ most premium ultraportable laptop for this generation. Built to exacting specifications, the ASUS ZenBook S weighs just 1.35kg while measuring 15.7mm. To give you more viewing area, the ASUS ZenBook S sports a high-res 3300 x 2200 3:2 display. The display is also PANTONE Validated for accurate colors when working with photos and videos on the ASUS ZenBook S.

ASUS ZenBook S UX393

In terms of performance, you get up to the 11th Gen Intel Core i7 processors, 16GB RAM, 1TB storage and a huge 67WHr battery. All of that is packed into the sleek, all-metal body featuring a Jade Black finish and Red Copper trimmings to really nail in the overall opulence of this laptop.

ASUS ZenBook 14 (UX435EA/EG)

After introducing the ASUS ZenBook 14 (UX425) recently, ASUS revamped the hardware and design to deliver more performance in the same effortlessly portable design that the ASUS ZenBooks are known for. Weighing as little as 1.19kg, the ASUS ZenBook 14 (UX435) can be configured with the latest 11th Gen Intel Core processors with Intel Iris Xe integrated graphics or even the new GeForce MX450 graphics.

ASUS ZenBook 14 UX435

You get a full array of ports, including an audio jack, which was notably missing from the ASUS ZenBook 14 (UX425). The ZenBook 14 (UX435) will be available in Pine Grey and Lilac Mist, just like the ZenBook 14 (UX425).

ASUS ZenBook 14 Ultralight (UX435EAL/EGL)

ASUS ZenBook 14 Ultralight

Further refinement of the design allowed ASUS to drop the weight down to as low as 980 grams for the ASUS ZenBook 14 Ultralight. Instead of the ASUS ScreenPad 2.0, the ASUS ZenBook 14 Ultralight comes with a NumberPad instead. The overall design and port layout is similar as well, giving an option to users who are willing to sacrifice the secondary screen for additional portability.

ASUS ZenBook 13/14 (UX325/UX425)

If you have decided that you can live without a headphone jack, the ASUS ZenBook 13 (UX325) and ZenBook 14 (UX425) are still very practical options, weighing as little as 1.07kg and measuring a mere 13.9mm thin. They offer a whole plethora of ports, with the only exception being the 3.5mm jack.

ASUS Zenbook 13 (UX325) ZenBook 14 (UX425) colors

For this generation, ASUS refreshed them with the latest 11th Gen Intel Core processors and up to 32GB RAM for seamless productivity, entertainment and creativity. ASUS will also offer them with optional 1W displays for up to 21 hours of battery life.

ASUS ExpertBook B9 (B9400)

ASUS ExpertBook B9 B9400

Building upon the ASUS ExpertBook B9 (B9450) we previously tested and loved, the new ExpertBook B9 offers a slightly redesigned outlook, but retains all the important things like the magnesium-lithium alloy build that enables the ASUS ExpertBook B9 to weigh just 880 grams. This generation’s ASUS ExpertBook B9 will of course see the 11th Gen Intel Core i7 processor with Iris Xe graphics along with WiFi 6 and dual SSD support for RAID 0 and RAID 1 arrays.

ASUS ZenBook Pro 15 (UX535)

Revisiting the ASUS ZenBook Pro series, the ASUS ZenBook Pro 15 offers a secondary display in the form of the ASUS ScreenPad 2.0. The main 15.6″ display is also extremely impressive, touting a 4K OLED panel that covers 100% of the DCI-P3 color gamut. ASUS also ensured that the entire laptop remained as compact as possible, with an 88% screen-to-body ratio.

ASUS ZenBook 15 UX535

Under the hood lies the 10th Gen Intel Core i7 and i5 H-series processors, up to 16GB RAM and also up to the GeForce GTX 1650 Ti graphics for powerful on-the-go creativity. Keeping the lights on is a 96WHr battery and a comprehensive set of I/O ports. The ASUS ZenBook Pro 15 also sports an ErgoLift hinge for a more comfortable typing position.

Stay tuned for their arrival in Malaysian markets for more information regarding pricing and availability!

Pokdepinion: I wonder if the ASUS ExpertBook B9 (B9400) will deliver even longer battery life than the B9450 we tested!

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Vyncent Chan
Technology enthusiast, casual gamer, pharmacy graduate. Strongly opposes proprietary standards and always on the look out for incredible bang-for-buck.