CES 2023

ASUS reveals newest Zenbook, Vivobook, and business laptops

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ASUS Zenbook CES 2023

It is truly incredible and exciting times for creators and business executives as ASUS has revealed its improved ProArt Studiobook, Zenbook Pro, Vivobook Pro, ExpertBook, and Chromebook lineups at CES 2023.

The high end of ASUS’ creator line laptops will have the breakthrough ASUS Spatial Vision technology which removes the need for wearables to view 3D content, on top of the most advanced hardware and software to suit needs.

ProArt Creator Hub 2.0: Better times for creators

Also introduced during CES 2023 is ASUS’ upgraded ProArt Creator Hub 2.0. The new version hosts a refreshed and modern-looking UI, as well as the new Color Control feature that combines all color solutions.

The ASUS Dial and ASUS Control Panel capabilities have been widened to accommodate customization features for Adobe apps, as well as Microsoft 365, Spotify, YouTube, and web browsers.

ASUS also partnered with Pantone to make access to the latter’s resource database, color space data, libraries, and more available.

ProArt Creator Hub is available across Studiobook, Zenbook, Vivobook models with ASUS DialPad or ScreenPad Plus, as well as ProArt mouse range and ASUS touchscreen monitors.

Vivobook Pro 16X OLED

One of the new laptops that support Spatial Vision is the ASUS Vivobook Pro 16X OLED that is powered by 13th Gen Intel Core i9 HX series processors and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 40 series graphics.

With MUX Switch and NVIDIA Studio Driver support, users get an on-demand performance boost not only for content creation but also gaming.

  • Processors — Up to 13th Gen Intel Core i9-13980HX processors
  • OS — Windows 11 Pro
  • Memory — Up to 32GB (2 x 16GB) DDR5 memory (with expansion slots)
  • Storage — Up to 1TB PCIe Gen 4 SSD (with expansion slots)
  • Graphics — NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 or Intel UHD 
  • Displays — 16-inch, 3200 x 2000, 3D OLED, 120Hz, 0.2ms, 100% DCI-P3, ASUS Spatial Vision support, Pantone validated, non-touch screen
  • Keyboard and Touchpad — Backlit chiclet keyboard with num-key, 1.4mm key-travel, touchpad
  • Audio — Built-in speaker, array microphone, and Cortana support
  • Camera — 1080p FHD camera with shutter
  • Battery — 90Whrs, 4S1P, 4-cell Li-ion
  • Security — Fingerprint sensor with Power Key, BIOS Booting password, McAfee LiveSafe
  • Ports — 2 x Intel Thunderbolt 4, 2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type A, 1 x HDMI 2.1, 1 x 3.5mm audio jack
  • Wireless — WLAN Intel Wi-Fi 6E 802.11 AX (2×2) Bluetooth 5

Zenbook Pro 16X OLED

ASUS has also partnered with Intel to redesign the impressive Zenbook Pro 16X OLED and make it the most powerful Zenbook to date.

Now, the device sports an ultra-compact Supernova SoM that enables powerful performance and increased cooling efficiency.

Thanks to the latest processors and GPUs, the model allows up to 8.9 times faster 3D rendering times compared to its predecessor.

  • Processors — Up to 13th Gen Intel Core i9-13900 processors
  • OS — Windows 11 Pro, Windows 11 Home
  • Memory — 16GB to 64GB DDR5 memory
  • Storage — 512GB to 2TB PCIe Gen 4 SSD (with expansion slots)
  • Graphics — Intel Iris Xe or NVIDIA GeForce RTX 40 series 
  • Displays — 16-inch, up to 4K (3840 x 2400) OLED, up to 120Hz, 0.2ms, 100% DCI-P3, up to 550 nits, Pantone validated, Vesa-certified HDR True Black 500
  • Keyboard and Touchpad — Backlit chiclet keyboard with Per-Key RGBW with N-key Rllover, 1.4mm key-travel, touchpad, support NumberPad
  • Audio — Smart Amp technology, built-in 4-way stereo speakers, array microphone, Cortana and Alexa voice-recognition support
  • Camera — FHD camera with shutter, Windows Hello support
  • Battery — 96Whrs, 3S2P, 6-cell Li-ion
  • Security — Fingerprint sensor with Power Key, BIOS Booting password, McAfee LiveSafe
  • Ports — 2 x Intel Thunderbolt 4, 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type A, 1 x HDMI 2.1, 1 x 3.5mm audio jack
  • Wireless — WLAN Intel Wi-Fi 6E 802.11 AX (2×2) Bluetooth 5

Zenbook Pro 14 OLED, Pro 14X OLED

For more portable but likewise powerful options, there’s the new Zenbook Pro 14 OLED and Zenbook Pro 14X OLED.

Much like their larger counterparts, both the 14-inch Pro 14 and 14.5-inch Pro 14X house up to the latest 13th Gen Intel Core i9 H-series processors and GeForce RTX 40 series GPUs.

These models deliver stunning visuals on their 2.8K 120Hz OLED screens that support Dolby Vision and are Pantone-validated.

Productivity is likewise a breeze with the DialPad included and support for ASUS Pen 2.0, along with an assortment of ports and a 76Wh battery.

New business solutions

Lastly, both the ASUS ExpertBook B9 OLED and Chromebook Vibe CX34 Flip are handy business solutions, from their processors to displays, and from connectivity, security, and advanced software features.

The ExpertBook B9 OLED will also have 13th Gen Intel Core processors. It supports the Intel vPro platform, along with an upgraded 2.8K display, and a smart cooling system.

On the other hand, the Chromebook Vibe CX34 Flip prides itself in giving users an immersive entertainment experience.

It will have 12th Gen Intel Core processors with Intel Iris or UHD graphics. It has a 14-inch WUXGA 144Hz display. For memory, it has up to 16GB of DDR4 memory and 512GB of PCIe Gen 3 SSD storage.

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HP reveals new hybrid, gaming lineup at CES 2023

New Dragonfly and Elite series too

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At CES 2023, HP has revealed its newest gaming devices: the OMEN 17 laptop and the OMEN 40L and OMEN 25L desktops.

Both these gaming powerhouses are powered by up to 13th Gen Intel Core i9-13900K series processors. They also have NVIDIA GeForce RTX graphics for 4K visuals.

All new OMEN devices also utilize HP’s OMEN Tempest Cooling Technology. Meanwhile, the OMEN 17 will be the first to feature optical mechanical keys. These are 25 times faster than traditional laptop keyboards.

HP has also introduced cloud gaming through the OMEN Gaming Hub. It offers gamers access to over 1,450 titles.

HP E-series G5 monitors: More immersive experience

Meanwhile, the visual experience is about to be taken to new heights further, with HP’s new E-series G5 monitors which range from the 21.5 to 44.5-inch sizes and are all capable of displaying 4K seamlessly.

The HP E45c G5, in particular, is the world’s first QHD dual curved monitor which showcases a super ultrawide Virtual Dual Display feature.

Essentially, there is just one extra-long monitor instead of two monitors which need to be combined side-by-side to create the ultimate gaming setup.

The M24h and M27h FHD monitors also provide upgraded experiences while coming with improved ergonomics to tailor fit users’ postures and viewing angles.

Poly Voyager Free 60 series

When it comes to accessories, headlining the list is the Poly Voyager Free 60 series wireless earbuds.

This wearable comes with 10mm drivers for hi-fi sound and adaptive hybrid ANC. It has a smart charge case with 3.5mm OLED display, a three-mic array, and Bluetooth 5.3 connectivity.

It supports up to 24 hours of total playtime on a full charge. Everything is made a breeze too through the Poly Lens mobile app for customizing settings.

For other accessories, there’s the HP 620/625 FHD webcam for Zoom-ready looks on a 1080p camera. It has built-in dual noise-reduction microphones and video features like auto-focus and AI face framing.

The HP 710 rechargeable silent mouse also allows users to work seamlessly. Its compact design features six programmable buttons for 20 custom shortcuts.

Hybrid-fit laptops: Dragonfly, Elite series

Lastly, HP has unveiled the new Dragonfly G4, EliteBook 1040 G10, and Elite x360 1040 G10. These productivity laptops shall benefit users who work in remote setups, physical office spaces, or a combination of both.

All powered by the latest gen processors in the market, here are some of the distinct new features:

  • Multi-Camera Experience: The laptops support dual video streams and camera switching. With it,  users can easily show both themselves and an object or keyboard at the same time, picture-in-picture or side-by-side.
  • Auto Camera Select: Since there are two cameras on each device, this feature uses intelligent face tracking to recognize which camera a user is facing for uninterrupted virtual eye contact.
  • HP Be Right Back: This will enable users to change their video feed to a still feature when taking a break, without having to steal the attention from meetings
  • Intelligent Hibernate, Smart Sense: As users begin to work on their PCs regularly, these study their patterns to optimize performance and even predict what’s next.
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ASUS ProArt Studiobook 16 3D OLED: Glasses-Free 3D!

World’s first 3D laptop without the need for 3D glasses

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If you’ve been watching our videos, you’d know that Michael Josh went to Las Vegas for CES 2023.

It was when ASUS announced the debut of the world’s first 3D laptop without the need for glasses — the ProArt Studiobook 16 3D OLED.

While it was hard to capture on video, he was able to relive the experience together with real reactions from his friends!

Other than that, we also have two more CES-unveiled ASUS laptops on the line that you might want to check out.

Curious enough? Head over and watch our video now!

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Best of CES 2023

Next-Gen Foldables, Record-Breaking Electric Car, and a 3D Laptop without 3D Glasses

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There were a lot announced during CES 2023 — and by that we mean A LOT.

But some of our favorites include a portable solar-powered fridge with a built-in ice maker, a record-breaking electric vehicle that can go farther than any before, a laptop with a 3D display, heck even the future of foldable smartphones was unveiled!

Featuring the ASUS ProArt Studiobook 16 3D OLED, Mercedes-Benz VISION EQXX, the next-gen foldables care of Samsung Display, and many more!

Know more of them by watching our Best of CES 2023 round-up!

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