It’s that exciting time of the year again, as ASUS has brought in its new Zenbook lineups that was announced earlier this year to the Malaysian market, four laptops are officially introduced today and they are namely the Zenbook 14X OLED Space Edition, Zenbook Pro 14 Duo, Zenbook Pro 16X OLED and Zenbook 14 OLED, here’s all you need to know about them.
Zenbook 14X OLED Space Edition
Paying tribute to the original ASUS P3100 to be the first laptop in outer space 18 years ago, the Zenbook 14X OLED Space Edition is a powerful yet unique Ultrabook that comes with a space inspired design chassis that comprise of morse codes, and a special external OLED display that lets you customize text and animations.
Weighing at 1.4kg, the laptop’s chassis is military grade certified against bumps and drops, it also complies with the ultra-demanding US Space Systems Command Standard SMC-S-016A testing protocols, which enables it to resist and function in bitter cold conditions of – 24°C to blistering hot environments up to 61°C.
Powered by Intel’s 12th Gen H series processor, the Zenbook 14X OLED Space Edition is no slouch when it comes to real world performance, and that is complemented by 16GB of LPDDR5 RAM and up to 1TB of PCIe 4.0 NVMe storage.
Similar to the regular Zenbook 14X OLED, you also get a beautiful 16:10 14-inch OLED display that refreshes at 90Hz at a 2880×1800 resolution, it’s loudspeakers are also extremely loud and crisp all thanks to a smart amplifier.
The Zenbook 14X OLED Space Edition will be available in Core i5 and i7 models, which will retail at RM5,599 and RM6,499 respectively, which is pretty decent pricing for a limited edition laptop.
Zenbook Pro 14 Duo OLED
Continuing with the concept of dual screens on a single device, the Zenbook Pro 14 Duo takes creativity to the next level with a brand new 14.5-inch 2.8k OLED display that refreshes at 120Hz, the secondary display is a bigger and brighter 12.7-inch display that pushes 2880×864 resolution.
As an Intel Evo certified laptop, the Zenbook Pro 14 Duo OLED is powered by a 12th Gen Intel Core i7-12700H processor and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050Ti Laptop GPU, the laptop has a combined TDP of up to 85W and is cooled by ASUS IceCool Plus technology, which is also aided by AAS Ultra mechanism that vents the chassis efficiently and tilts the secondary display by 12-degrees, offering a comfortable angle for touch and viewing.
The Zenbook Pro 14 Duo OLED retails at RM8,999 and is available for purchase now.
Zenbook Pro 16X OLED
Touted as the most powerful ZenBook ever made, the Zenbook Pro 16X OLED is an NVIDIA Studio validated creator laptop that’s powered by up to a 12th Gen Intel Core i7-12700H processor and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, the CPU and GPU can run a combined 140W of combined TDP in performance mode without throttling all thanks to the AAS Ultra Mechanism and ASUS IceCool Pro cooling system.
The AAS Ultra Mechanism gives the laptop a 14.5mm lift that also tilts the keyboard by 7-degrees, which improves air intake and offers an ergonomic typing experience at the same time.
Equipped with a touch enabled 16″ 4K OLED HDR display that’s also Dolby Vision certified, the Zenbook Pro 16X OLED comes with a huge 96Wh battery that provides up to 10 hours of usage, which is actually an impressive claim considering how power hungry the internals are.
The Zenbook Pro 16X OLED retails at RM11,999 in Malaysia.
ZenBook 14 OLED
The mainstream ZenBook 14 OLED has gotten a whole new redesign that looks more elegant than ever, it is an Intel Evo certified laptop that comes with a large 75Wh battery and powered by Intel’s 12th Gen Alder Lake P processors.
ASUS has also upgraded the Zenbook 14 OLED with a 16:10 2.8K 14-inch OLED display that refreshes at 90Hz, its loudspeakers are also now louder than its predecessor and features Dolby Atmos audio, ports selection is just as comprehensive with full I/O ports and the chassis meets the demanding U.S military-grade MIL-STD-810H durability tests.
Available in elegant color options of Aqua Celadon and Ponder Blue, the Zenbook 14 OLED comes with Core i5 and Core i7 (only available in Ponder Blue color) models, which retails at RM4,399 and RM5,599 respectively.
Meet the new Zenbooks at Mid Valley Megamall, Kuala Lumpur
Customers who are interested in purchasing the new Zenbooks can head over to Mid Valley Megamall this week, as ASUS Malaysia is having a roadshow there with attractive promotions.
The first 20 purchases of the Zenbook 14X OLED Space Edition will receive an exclusive Space Edition USB Drive, while purchases of eligible purchase amounts will be granted exclusive gifts such as an ASUS Gadget Pouch, ASUS Umbrella and ASUS Wooden Bluetooth Speaker.