ASUS Philippines has released it’s latest line of ZenBook laptops during their launch last Friday, September 21, 2018 at Okada Manila.
The new products announced at the event include the ZenBook 13 (UX333), ZenBook 14 (UX433) and ZenBook 15 (UX533) respectively. The ZenBook Pro 15 professional laptop is now joined by the new ZenBook Pro 14 (UX480), with both models incorporating the revolutionary ASUS ScreenPad updated with new features and functions.
The ZenBook 13, 14, and 15
The ZenBook 13, ZenBook 14 and ZenBook 15 introduce the new frameless ASUS NanoEdge display. The display boasts of ultra-slim bezels on all four sides for an unrivaled screen-to-body ratio of up to 95% and a near-borderless viewing experience.
The more notable features also include it’s ultra-compact design, which incorporates the unique ErgoLift hinge mechanism that tilts the keyboard for comfortable typing. The ZenBook 13 and ZenBook 14 also introduce include the exclusive new NumberPad, an innovative LED-illuminated numeric keypad built into the touchpad.
These new models feature a carry the following compnents such as the 8th Generation Intel Core i7 quad-core processor with integrated Gigabit Wi-Fi optimized for Intel Wireless-AC 9560, and up to NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Max-Q graphics.
A wave of new and updated apps for the revolutionary ScreenPad, the intelligent touchpad available exclusively on the ZenBook Pro 15 and the new ZenBook Pro 14, is now available. The new apps — Adobe Sign, Handwriting and SpeechTyper — add new functionality and features to the ScreenPad.
The updated ASUS Sync app makes it easier than ever to integrate a smartphone with the ZenBook Pro, while the improved Extender Mode turns ScreenPad into a secondary Windows display for dual-screen productivity. The new apps and updates are available to download via the ScreenPad settings menu.
An online tutorial highlighting the features and capabilities of the updated ScreenPad is available here.
ZenBook S (UX391FA): 20-hour battery life
The ZenBook S (UX391FA) is a 13.3-inch ultraportable Windows 10 laptop now upgraded with power-saving components that enable a remarkable 20-hour battery life, along with the latest 8th Generation Intel Core processors for enhanced performance.
These new improvements make the ZenBook S an even more compelling choice for discerning on-the-go users, offering effortless portability, powerful performance and no-compromise connectivity, combined with military-grade (MIL-STD-810G) toughness.
VivoBook S15 (S530): Beyond the Edge
ASUS also announced the VivoBook S15 (S530) and S14 (S430), a pair of stylish and lightweight laptops designed for the young, and the young at heart. Both laptops feature bold color-blocking designs, with five vibrant color options and several textured finishes that let users fully express their personalities. The ErgoLift hinge replicates the feel of typing on a desktop keyboard for more comfortable typing, while the new three-sided NanoEdge display design provides an immersive viewing experience.
The S15 and S14 are powered by up to an 8th Generation Intel Core i7 processor, with NVIDIA GeForce MX150 discrete graphics. Both laptops feature dual-storage designs.
Availability and Pricing
The ASUS’ latest ZenBook product line will be locally available in Q4 2018. Pricing and wider availability will be announced soon.