Someday after unveiling its ROG gaming lineup, Asus has introduced its 2021 lineup of premium ZenBook and VivoBook laptops, together with one other entry-level gaming mannequin below its TUF banner. The brand new laptops had been proven off at a digital CES 2021 briefing and embrace refreshes to the earlier flagship ZenBook Duo 14 and ZenBook Professional Duo 15 fashions, plus the extra mainstream VivoBook S14. Asus has used Intel’s latest 11th Gen ‘Tiger Lake’ CPUs and Nvidia GeForce RTX 30-series mobile GPUs, and the brand new lineup additionally consists of Intel Evo certified designs. Costs and particulars of their availability in India aren’t recognized but, however based mostly on previous expertise, all these new laptops ought to come right here comparatively quickly.
Asus TUF Sprint F15 and TUF Gaming A15
The brand new TUF Sprint F15 is designed to be slim and transportable, and Asus says it’s 10 % smaller and 14 % lighter than the earlier era. At below 20mm thick, it includes a new aesthetic and might be out there in Moonlight White and Eclipse Gray. Asus has used new 11th Gen Intel H-series CPUs and as much as an Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070 GPU. There’s as much as 32GB of DDR4 RAM and a 1TB SSD, each of that are upgradeable. The 15.6-inch display has as much as a 240Hz refresh charge and slim borders. Asus claims over 16 hours of battery life, plus quick charging and Kind-C charging. The brand new TUF Sprint F15 has two newly designed self-cleaning followers and an anti-dust design.
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The TUF Gaming A15 relies on AMD’s new Ryzen 7 5800H CPU and Nvidia GeForce RTX 30-series GPUs, with a 15.6-inch full-HD 144Hz or 240Hz adaptive sync display, as much as 32GB of RAM and a 1TB SSD.
Asus ZenBook Professional Duo 15 OLED (UX582)
The flagship ZenBook Professional Duo with its large ScreenPad+ second display now will get an automated tilting mechanism to enhance airflow and usefulness. The principle 15.6-inch display is now a 4K HDR OLED panel. On the within, you rise up to an 11th Gen Intel Core i9 CPU, Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070 GPU, as much as 32GB of RAM, and a 1TB PCIe SSD. There’s additionally Thunderbolt Three and Wi-Fi 6. Up to date software program makes the second display higher for productiveness and multitasking, notably in content material creation software program.
Asus ZenBook Duo 14 (UX482)
The extra transportable ZenBook Duo 14 has additionally been up to date with the identical auto-tilt mechanism for the ScreenPad+ secondary show. It’s constructed round 11th Gen Intel Core CPUs with an Intel Evo badge. You get built-in Intel Xe graphics or an Nvidia GeForce MX450 GPU. It guarantees 17 hours of battery life plus Kind-C charging by way of its Thunderbolt four ports. In fact it has the identical software program enhancements as its bigger sibling. Take a look at our first impressions of the 2021 ZenBook Duo 14 right here.
Asus VivoBook S14
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The brand new ultraportable VivoBook S14 can be an Intel Evo licensed design with an all-metal physique and distinctive Deep Inexperienced color with yellow accents. It’s 15.9mm thick and weighs 1.3kg. The 14-inch full-HD show has slim borders, and Asus claims 17 hours of battery life. You get a alternative of 11th Gen Intel Core CPUs with built-in Intel Xe graphics, as much as 16GB of RAM and 1TB of storage, a fingerprint sensor, and digital numberpad built-in into the trackpad.
Asus ZenBook 13 OLED, ZenBook 14, and ZenBook Flip 15
The ZenBook 13 OLED UX325 and UM325 function AMD Ryzen 5000-series and Intel 11th Gen Core CPUs respectively. Each weigh 1.11kg and measure 13.9mm in thickness. Each have 13.3-inch full-HD OLED panels. The brand new ZenBook 14 weighs 1.3kg and has most of the similar options with a 14-inch full-HD LED-backlit display. The ZenBook Flip 15 has a 360-degree hinge and 15.6-inch full-HD touchscreen plus as much as an Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650 Ti GPU.
Asus Professional and Chromebook collection
New launches in Asus’ industrial PC lineup for enterprise customers embrace the ultraportable 0.88kg ExpertBook B9, which guarantees as much as 20 hours of battery life with an 11th Gen Intel Core vPro CPU, Intel Xe graphics, as much as 32GB of RAM, and twin SSDs in RAID. The ExpertBook B1 is a extra mainstream mannequin with as much as an Nvidia GeForce MX330 GPU, whereas the ExpertCenter D7 SFF is a compact desktop PC with as much as a 3TB arduous drive plus a 2TB SSD, and Nvidia Quadro P620 GPU. The Asus BR1100F 2-in-1 and and BR1100C laptop computer are ruggedised entry-level choices for the training market. Asus additionally launched three Intel and AMD-based Chromebooks, the Chromebook Flip CX5, Chromebook CX9, and ChromeBook Flip CM5.
Different merchandise and equipment
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Asus had a slew of different merchandise to point out off, together with the ProArt Show PA148CTV, a 14-inch multi-touch full-HD IPS transportable monitor to assist artistic professionals be extra productive; the ProArt Show PA329CV 32-inch 4K HDR monitor with color calibration; the coffee-cup-sized ZenBeam Latte L1 wi-fi projector with built-in audio system; the ZenScreen MB16ACV, a 15.6-inch transportable monitor with an antibacterial remedy; and the Asus Zen AiO 24 all-in-one desktop PC.
As for networking, Asus has launched a number of new routers, mesh routers and community adapters for Wi-Fi 6 and 6E. There are additionally new graphics playing cards based mostly on Nvidia’s just-announced GeForce RTX 3060 GPU, and a plug-in PCIe AI accelerator card