Asus South Africa released five new ZenBook laptops this week, as well as two additions to their VivoBook series and the Zephyrus Republic of Gamers (ROG) lineup.
Most notable among the hardware upgrades, their ZenBook Pro 14 is equipped with a ScreenPad instead of a basic trackpad — a full-color, high-resolution touchscreen with its own mini-interface. It functions as an additional screen that can turn into a numeric keypad, a calendar, and even a music controller or calculator.
Get your zen
The ZenBook range now includes the ZenBook 13, 14 and 15, the ZenBook Pro 14 and the ZenBook Flip 13 and 15. All 2019 ZenBook models feature ultra-thin frames with a screen-to-body ratio of up to 95%. It seems no one else loves the bezel.
The 13-inch and 14-inch ZenBooks models can additionally include a NumPad, an LED-backlit numeric keypad built into the trackpad. Because laptops have become so small that standard keyboards no longer fit. All ZenBook models are equipped with 3D IR IR camera capabilities, 8th generation Intel Core i7 quad-core processors, Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 Max-Q graphics card and 16 GB of RAM.
ZenBook Flip 15 and 13 are also equipped with 8th generation Intel Core processors. They are equipped with touch screen displays and stylus support. The ZenBook Flip 15 actually has an Nvidia video card under the hood and a Pantone Validated display for accurate color reproduction. We are sure that this is what you get from a designer who never touched the Mac again after … an accident.
You need color
Meanwhile, the VivoBook 14in X412 and 15in X512 are also new models, equipped with an 8th generation Intel Core i7 processor and Nvidia graphic cards. They are not just made to improve performance, but also as fashion accessories. From here and all shades.
VivoBooks are available in four colors, including transparent silver, slate gray, peacock blue and coral. All are equipped with an ErgoLift hinge that tilts the keyboard slightly to keep the machine cooler, creating a comfortable surface for typing. Blows fiddling with uncomfortable keyboard legs or a laptop tray at an angle.
New game series Asus, The Zephyrus line is a more portable machine that has enough power to satisfy the demands of the gaming elite. The line is equipped with Nvidia GeForce RTX 20-series Max-Q graphics processors and 8th generation Intel Core i7 processors.
ZenBook 14 and 15, Flip 15 and the Zephyrus lineup will be available in SA from February, and ZenBook 13, Pro 14, Flip 13 and VivoBook 14 and 15 will be available in selected retail stores from March. Prices for ZenBook range from 18,000 to 23,000 rubles, while VivoBooks will cost you 9,000 rubles and 13,000 rubles, respectively. The range of ROG Zephyrus starts from 50 000 rubles.