At an event held at the newly minted Blue Leaf Cosmopolitan, Asus heralded their 10th anniversary with 10 computing devices for all market segments.
The celebration was headed by none other than Asus Philippines Country Manager Mr. George Su where with the help of his colleagues, each of the new, now available, products had been presented.
It includes my personal favorite – the AsusPRO B9440
Asus had also given out awards for all of their IT partners for all the help and support throughout.
It was a night of exuberance for ASUS and what lies ahead for the company and the consumers future. More information on the launched products after the jump.
ASUS Philippines Celebrates 10th Year Anniversary in the Country by Launching 10 Products and Awarding IT Dealer Partners Nationwide
ASUS launched its 2017 Zenbook, Vivobook series alongside with new all-in-one PCs and ASUSPRO business notebook with its IT dealer partners
Manila, Philippines, July 12, 2017 — ASUS Philippines Systems Group Country Manager George Su took the stage to present ASUS At 10: an introduction to a stunning line-up of thin-and-light ZenBook and VivoBook notebooks, all-in-one PCs and innovative commercial notebooks that push the boundaries of design and technology to deliver ultimate mobile computing experiences.
The beautifully thin-and-light models showcased on stage included ZenBook Flip S (UX370), the world’s thinnest convertible laptop; ZenBook 3 Deluxe (UX490), the world’s thinnest 14-inch laptop; ZenBook Pro (UX550), the thinnest, lightest and most powerful to date in this professional-grade ultraportable series; ASUS VivoBook S15, featuring a 15.6-inch display in a 14-inch-class chassis; and ASUS VivoBook Pro 15, the most powerful VivoBook. The new laptop line-up includes support for many new Windows 10 features — including Windows Ink, Windows Hello, Cortana and Modern Standby — to boost productivity and give users a best-ever computing experience.
The product reveal also include the business class notebook ASUSPRO B9440 together with the incredible ASUS Zen AiO Pro and Vivo AiO V221 all-in-one PC.
Introducing these boundary-pushing products, Country Manager Su said “Today is all about our relentless effort in striving toward perfection. Our brand-new ZenBook, VivoBook, ASUS ZenAiO and ASUSPRO business notebook line-up truly goes to the edge of beyond, providing everyone with a new definition of thin, beautiful and powerful devices. ”
“In the Philippines, we have predicted a shift in the notebook category business, and we are proud to share that we have adapted to this change. As early as 2011, we have early been moving towards premium, gaming and ultrathin – that is why ASUS is the undisputed champion in the consumer premium segment in country, Su concludes.
Following the presentation, attendees were given the opportunity to visit the demo area to enjoy hands-on experiences with all the newly announced devices.
ASUS ZenBook Flip S (UX370): The World’s Thinnest Convertible Laptop
ASUS ZenBook Flip S, winner of a Computex 2017 d&i Award, is the world’s thinnest1 convertible laptop, and also one of the lightest. Combining elegant sophistication with the convenience and versatility of a 360°-flippable display, this ultrathin convertible is only 10.9mm thin and 1.1 kg light. The innovative 360° ErgoLift hinge has a dual-action mechanism that lifts and tilts the keyboard into the perfect typing position when the display is opened beyond 135°.
ZenBook Flip S features Windows 10 and is powered by up to a 7th Generation Intel Core i7-7500U processor and an ultrafast 1TB PCIe SSD, allowing users to sail through everyday computing tasks with ease. To keep ZenBook Flip S comfortably cool, ASUS engineers invented a brand-new cooling system using state-of-the-art components, including a liquid-crystal-polymer fan impeller that’s just 0.3mm thin.
The up to 4K UHD multitouch NanoEdge display on ZenBook Flip S supports an active stylus, combining an amazing visual experience with the convenience of effortless and intuitive interactivity. ZenBook Flip S also includes one of our smallest-ever laptop fingerprint sensors — measuring just 16 x 3.6mm — for instant one-touch login via Windows Hello in either laptop or tablet mode.
ASUS ZenBook Pro (UX550): Designed to Entice. Crafted to Perform.
ASUS ZenBook Pro is designed to entice with pure, unadulterated power. This redesigned model —winner of a Computex 2017 Best Choice Award — is the thinnest, lightest and most powerful ZenBook Pro ever, offering discerning professional users a winning combination of serious performance and supremely elegant design. Every part of ZenBook Pro has been crafted to make it faster, more powerful and more amazing than the previous generation. Using the highest performance 7th Generation Intel Core i7-7700HQ quad-core processor for notebooks, gaming-grade NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX1050 Ti graphics, a 1TB PCIe x4 SSD and 16GB DDR4 RAM, it delivers ultimate computing performance and unrivaled style, with day-long battery life of up to 14 hours. ZenBook Pro features a stunning 15.6-inch 4K UHD NanoEdge display for an expanded view and quad-speaker Harman Kardon surround-sound audio, creating an incredible visual and audio experience. ZenBook Pro features Windows 10 and is also equipped with a fingerprint sensor for quick and secure one-touch login with Windows Hello.
Despite its astonishing performance, ZenBook Pro is incredibly compact, with a precision-crafted all-aluminum unibody that’s just 18.9mm thin and 1.8 kg light. The NanoEdge display has a slim 7.3mm bezel that enhances the beauty of ZenBook Pro while minimizing its overall dimensions. Every detail of ZenBook Pro is even more beautiful than before — including its iconic Zen-inspired spun-metal finish, diamond-cut silver edges, and illuminated lid logo.
ASUS ZenBook 3 Deluxe (UX490): The World’s Most Prestigious Laptop
The stunning all-aluminum ASUS ZenBook 3 Deluxe, winner of a Computex 2017 d&i Award, has a 12.9mm-thin and 1.1 kg-light 13-inch-class chassis that houses a gorgeous 14-inch NanoEdge ultranarrow-bezel display. ZenBook 3 Deluxe is the world’s thinnest 14-inch laptop, providing users with the perfect balance between portability and productivity.
The ZenBook 3 Series is designed to deliver unprecedented performance, and ZenBook 3 Deluxe takes this to the next level with the latest 7th Generation Intel Core i7-7500U processor, up to 16GB of 2133MHz LPDDR3 RAM, and a blazingly-fast up 1TB PCI Express® (PCIe®) SSD — one of the largest-capacity SSDs available. Unrivaled expansion capabilities are provided by two USB Type-C™ (USB-C™) ports that are Thunderbolt™ 3-enabled with support for 40Gbps data transfers, dual 4K UHD external displays and power delivery. ZenBook 3 Deluxe comes with Windows 10 and is also equipped with a fingerprint sensor for easy one-touch login with Windows Hello.
ASUS VivoBook Pro 15 (N580): Performance is Everything
ASUS VivoBook Pro 15 is a slim and lightweight 15.6-inch Windows 10 laptop powered by a 7th Generation Intel Core i7-7700HQ quad-core processor with up to 16GB DDR4 RAM and gaming-grade NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 graphics. VivoBook Pro 15 features hybrid storage and can be specified with up to a 2TB HDD and a 512GB SSD. An intelligent dual-fan cooling system with a dual-copper thermal module and heat pipes ensures the system stays cool during intense gaming sessions or under heavy loads.
VivoBook Pro 15 has a 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) display with wide-view technology and a wide 100 percent sRGB color gamut. It features Harman Kardon-certified audio, including twin speakers with large 8cc audio chambers and smart-amplifier technology for 3.2X louder volume. VivoBook Pro 15 has a fingerprint sensor for one-touch login via Windows Hello, and it features support for ASUS Pen.
ASUS VivoBook S15 (S510): Beyond the Edge
ASUS VivoBook S15 is the latest and most premium model in the VivoBook Series. This 15.6-inch slim and lightweight Windows 10 laptop is designed for those constantly on the go, with a 17.9mm profile and weighing just 1.5 kg. It features an Icicle Gold finish for a quality feel, and a NanoEdge display with a slim 7.8mm bezel that provides a larger display area for more immersive viewing. This stylish laptop is powered by the latest 7th Generation Intel Core i7-7500U processor with up to 16GB DDR4 memory and NVIDIA GeForce 940MX graphics.
The ASUS VivoBook S15 is thinner and lighter than ever: it weighs just 1.5kg* and has an amazingly thin 17.9mm profile. It’s an everyday laptop with the weight and compactness of an ultrabook.
Further, The ASUS VivoBook S15 fits the panel of a 15.6” Full HD display into a typical 14-inch laptop frame. This is possible due to the ultra-narrow 7.8mm NanoEdge bezel that gives it an incredible 80% screen-to-body ratio. The display also includes 178° wide-view technology to ensure that colors and contrast remain vivid and bold, even when viewed at sharp angles. It’s the perfect solution for sharing content with friends and colleagues.
ASUSPRO B9440 is the world’s lightest 14-inch business notebook, designed for discerning on-the-go professionals. Weighing just 1 kg, B9440 has an ultra-compact design with a footprint no larger than a 13-inch notebook, making it the ultimate take-anywhere notebook for business productivity. The sleek B9440 is designed to be both stylish and practical, using an all-metal chassis crafted from magnesium alloy – a premium material that is lighter but more rigid than standard aluminum alloy. The ergonomic keyboard has an innovative tilting design that positions it perfectly for comfortably typing.
Heavy duty robustness for a business notebook is critical and that is why the enterprise durable B9440 is built with a tough all-metal chassis crafted from Magnesium alloy. It is MIL-STD 810G graded and has also passed the stringent reliability standards of ASUS to ensure the dependable operation for the B9440 in any environment.
Incredibly Beautiful ASUS Zen AiO Pro
We believe that technology can be beautiful, and Zen AiO Pro is the ultimate proof. Precision-crafted from solid aluminum with a sensuous brushed Icicle Gold finish, Zen-inspired spun-metal detailing, sparkling diamond-cut edges and a seamlessly-integrated stand, Zen AiO Pro is a precision-crafted artwork that will add grace and style to any home.
It has an incredible performance to match its incredible looks. Inside the sleek exterior of the Zen AiO Pro you’ll find up to the latest Intel® Core™ i7 processors, the latest DDR4 memory, up to the latest ultra-fast M.2 PCIe® Gen3 x4 SSD storage, up to NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX™ 1050 gaming-grade graphics, the latest connectivity and more, all perfectly matched for silky-smooth responsiveness.
The screen on Zen AiO Pro has a wide color gamut of up to 82% NTSC, 85% Adobe RGB and 100% sRGB. This is simply a technical way of saying that Zen AiO Pro reproduces more colors, more accurate colors, and colors that are richer and more vivid than a standard display. A stunning PC needs suitably stunning visuals, so we’ve equipped Zen AiO Pro with up to a glorious 4K/UHD (3840 x 2160) IPS display that not only shows every minute detail, but also has vividly-lifelike colors and wide 178° viewing angles. No matter how you look at it, the screen of Zen AiO Pro is a marvel.
Furthermore, the ASUS Zen AiO Pro Z240IE is an excellent all-in-one desktop if you need a 4K display with plenty of processing power for both gaming and multimedia needs.
ASUS Vivo AiO V221
The Vivo AiO V221 is powered by Intel Pentium and the latest 7th Generation Intel Core i3 processor
Having a premium design, the Vivo AiO V221 PC takes the basic design of Zen AiO series and adds its own design flair. The beautiful, minimalist concept involves a self-contained computing unit is mounted directly behind the display, and discreetly concealed under an attractive, polycarbonate cover that is finished in a textured effect.
The Vivo AiO V221 is currently the slimmest model of the Vivo AiO series. With the display module a mere 7.2mm at its thinnest point (even thinner than many mobile phones), and combined with its attractive stand, it not only saves space, but is also a piece of tech art that the family can enjoy interacting with.
AVAILABILITY & PRICING
The ASUS Zenbook, Vivobook, Zen AiO and ASUSPRO notebooks is now available nationwide through ASUS authorized dealers and resellers. For other updates, please check ASUS Philippines Facebook Page.
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