One day after unveiling its ROG gaming lineup, Asus has introduced its 2021 lineup of premium ZenGuide and VivoBook laptops, together with one other entry-level gaming mannequin beneath its TUF banner. The new laptops had been proven off at a digital CES 2021 briefing and embrace refreshes to the earlier flagship ZenGuide Duo 14 and ZenGuide Pro 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 contains Intel Evo certified designs. Prices and particulars of their availability in India aren’t identified but, however primarily based on previous expertise, all these new laptops ought to come right here comparatively quickly.
Asus TUF Dash F15 and TUF Gaming A15
The new TUF Dash F15 is designed to be slim and moveable, and Asus says it is 10 % smaller and 14 % lighter than the earlier era. At beneath 20mm thick, it incorporates a new aesthetic and might be obtainable in Moonlight White and Eclipse Grey. 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 screen has as much as a 240Hz refresh price and slim borders. Asus claims over 16 hours of battery life, plus quick charging and Type-C charging. The new TUF Dash F15 has two newly designed self-cleaning followers and an anti-dust design.
The TUF Gaming A15 is predicated 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 screen, as much as 32GB of RAM and a 1TB SSD.
Asus ZenGuide Pro Duo 15 OLED (UX582)
The flagship ZenGuide Pro Duo with its enormous ScreenPad+ second display screen now will get an computerized tilting mechanism to enhance airflow and value. The most important 15.6-inch display screen is now a 4K HDR OLED panel. On the within, you stand 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. Updated software program makes the second display screen higher for productiveness and multitasking, notably in content material creation software program.
Asus ZenGuide Duo 14 (UX482)
The extra moveable ZenGuide Duo 14 has additionally been up to date with the identical auto-tilt mechanism for the ScreenPad+ secondary show. It is 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 Type-C charging by way of its Thunderbolt four ports. Of course it has the identical software program enhancements as its bigger sibling. Check out our first impressions of the 2021 ZenBook Duo 14 right here.
Asus VivoBook S14
The new ultraportable VivoBook S14 can be an Intel Evo licensed design with an all-metal physique and distinctive Deep Green 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 ZenGuide 13 OLED, ZenGuide 14, and ZenGuide Flip 15
The ZenGuide 13 OLED UX325 and UM325 function AMD Ryzen 5000-series and Intel 11th Gen Core CPUs respectively. Both weigh 1.11kg and measure 13.9mm in thickness. Both have 13.3-inch full-HD OLED panels. The new ZenGuide 14 weighs 1.3kg and has most of the identical options with a 14-inch full-HD LED-backlit display screen. The ZenGuide 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 Expert and Chromebook collection
New launches in Asus’ business PC lineup for enterprise customers embrace the ultraportable 0.88kg ExpertGuide 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 ExpertGuide B1 is a extra mainstream mannequin with as much as an Nvidia GeForce MX330 GPU, whereas the ExpertHeart D7 SFF is a compact desktop PC with as much as a 3TB onerous 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.
Other merchandise and equipment
Asus had a slew of different merchandise to point out off, together with the ProArtwork Display PA148CTV, a 14-inch multi-touch full-HD IPS moveable monitor to assist inventive professionals be extra productive; the ProArtwork Display 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 ZenDisplay MB16ACV, a 15.6-inch moveable 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 primarily based on Nvidia’s just-announced GeForce RTX 3060 GPU, and a plug-in PCIe AI accelerator card