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ASUS Unveils All-New Lineup of Lifestyle, Business and Gaming Innovations at CES 2020

Breakthrough products include notebooks, motherboards, desktops, displays, routers and devices for AIoT applications

ASUS today unveiled a comprehensive new lineup of lifestyle, business and gaming innovations at CES 2020, including notebooks, motherboards, desktops, displays, routers and devices for AIoT applications designed to deliver exceptional productivity and gaming experiences and fulfill the ASUS mission of creating the most ubiquitous, intelligent, heartfelt and joyful smart life for everyone.

The latest notebooks include Chromebook Flip C436, the VivoBook S (S333/S433/S533) series and ExpertBook B9450. The ultrathin Chromebook Flip C436 delivers nimble performance and connectivity with an up to 10th Generation Intel Core i7 processor, up to 16GB RAM, a fast NVMe SSD and the latest Wi-Fi 6 networking. The latest VivoBook S laptops cater to users seeking a blend of personality and performance characteristic to the series with an updated chassis available in bold new colors and 13-inch, 14-inch and 15-inch form factors. The ExpertBook B9450 is the world’s lightest 14-inch business notebook1 and gives users a long-lasting battery and a dynamic 10th Generation Intel® Core™ processor for accelerated productivity.

ASUS also showcased the Prime TRX40-Pro motherboard for content creators, designers and professionals. The motherboard is expertly engineered to unleash the full potential of AMD’s latest 3rd Gen Ryzen™ Threadripper™ processors and pairs perfectly with the Hyper M.2 X16 Gen4 Card, which enables creation of hardware SSD RAID arrays for blazingly fast storage performance.

Other products on display include ProArt StudioBook notebooks and ProArt Station mini PCs; the TUF Gaming A15 and A17 gaming laptops; ZenScreen MB16ACE portable monitor; ProArt Display PA248QV and PA278QV monitors; TUF Gaming VG27AQL1A gaming monitor; ZenWiFi Voice, ZenWiFi AX (XT8), ZenWiFi AC (CT8), RT-AX89X and RT-AX86U routers; and devices for AIoT applications, including the Tinker Edge T and Tinker Edge R single-board computers and Mini PC PN61T.

The latest ASUS innovations will be on display to CES 2020 visitors Jan. 6–9 at the ASUS Media Showroom at the Planet Hollywood Las Vegas Resort & Casino.

NOTEBOOKS

The feature-rich Chromebook Flip C436 integrates up to a 10th Generation Intel® Core™ i7 processor, up to 16GB of RAM, a quick NVMe SSD and cutting-edge Wi-Fi 6 networking capability for nimble connectivity. It also includes a wide range of premium features such as an integrated fingerprint sensor in the power button, an omnidirectional quad-speaker design for high-quality sound in a number of convertible modes, USI stylus support for open pen input and numerous other peripheral options. The use of high-grade metal, two alluring finishes, including the iridescent Aerogel White and the classic Transparent Silver, and an ultrathin chassis give the Chromebook Flip C436 a sleek and graceful appearance.

The VivoBook S (S333/S433/S533) family of notebooks deftly blends personality and performance with finishes in a variety of bold colors and an eye-catching Enter key with color-blocked edges, up to 10th Generation Intel® Core™ i7 processors, Wi-Fi 6 technology, NVIDIA discrete graphics and an updated chassis available in 13-inch, 14-inch and 15-inch form factors. With an array of colors and sizes to choose from, users can choose the perfect VivoBook S that not only fits their needs but also expresses their personal style.

ExpertBook B9450 is a formidable notebook designed to meet the demanding needs of mobile working professionals. The world's lightest 14-inch business notebook2, it weighs just 870 grams3 and has a thickness of just 14.8 mm. Despite its highly portable design, ExpertBook B9450 features a powerful battery that delivers up to 24 hours4 of use on a single charge, even when tasked with heavy workloads and surpasses the strict MIL-STD 810G US military standard for proven quality. ExpertBook comes equipped with a 10th Generation Intel® Core™ i7 or i5 processor, up to 16GB of RAM, a pair of M.2 slots, two Thunderbolt™ 3 ports and Wi-Fi 6 connectivity. ExpertBook B9450 is an excellent notebook for business professionals who need a powerful notebook and the latest technology to get things done.

GAMING LAPTOPS

The 15-inch TUF Gaming A15 and 17-inch TUF Gaming A17 deliver unprecedented gaming experiences with potent 4th Gen AMD Ryzen™ Mobile CPUs and up to NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 2060 graphics. These powerful NVIDIA Turing-based GPUs feed frames into fast displays that refresh at up to 144 Hz and use adaptive sync technology to ensure smoother, tear-free gaming across a wide range of titles. Armed with bigger battery options ranging up to 90 Wh, TUF Gaming A15 and A17 give users the flexibility and freedom to spend long hours away from an outlet. The more compact chassis on each model is ideal for portability, and updated military-grade durability testing ensures each notebook’s ability to survive in the field.

MOTHERBOARDS

The Hyper M.2 X16 Gen4 Card pairs perfectly with all ASUS and ROG TRX40 motherboards, enabling users to add up to four NVMe SSDs to their system. With PCIe 4.0 bandwidth of up to 16GT/s and AMD Ryzen™ Threadripper™ support for bootable hardware RAID arrays using CPU PCIe lanes, Hyper M.2 X16 Gen4 Card enables blazingly fast storage performance that is perfect for content creators, such as video editors who work with 4K and 8K video files.

MONITORS

ProArt Display PA248QV and PA278QV are designed to satisfy the needs of creative professionals, such as photographers, video editors and graphic designers. The displays come factory calibrated and deliver superb color accuracy with an average Delta E < 2 rating and 100% sRGB / 100% Rec. 709 color space coverage. ASUS-exclusive features, such as ProArt Preset and ProArt Palette with six-axis color, black-level and brightness adjustments, enable users to achieve the exact look they want quickly, easily and precisely.

The 27-inch ProArt Display PA278QV offers 2560 x 1440 resolution and a wide aspect ratio, while the 24.1-inch ProArt Display PA248QV has a resolution of 1920 x 1200 and a 16:10 aspect ratio. Both displays have ultra-slim side and top bezels that minimize distractions and enable nearly seamless multi-monitor setups. They offer flexible connectivity and each feature a USB 3.0 hub for attaching high-speed storage devices and other accessories. ProArt Display PA278QV comes with DisplayPort 1.2, Mini DisplayPort, HDMI 1.4 and Dual-link DVI-D ports, and ProArt Display PA248QV has DisplayPort 1.2, HDMI 1.4, and legacy D-Sub ports.

TUF Gaming VG27AQL1A features a stand that is wider than those on competing gaming monitors, providing increased stability. Its ultra-thin bezel helps keep the focus on onscreen action and VESA DisplayHDR 400 compliance ensures that virtual gaming worlds are presented in the highest quality. The 1440p IPS display of the TUF Gaming VG27AQL1A features refresh rates of up to 165 Hz with a low 1-millisecond response time (MPRT), ensuring that users will have a seamless and nimble gaming experience. It also features ELMB SYNC for enabling ELMB (low-motion-blur technology) and variable refresh rates at the same time, eliminating ghosting and tearing for sharp visuals and high frame rates while gaming.

NETWORKING

ZenWiFi Voice is a dual-band AC1300 mesh network router that integrates Amazon Alexa technology, making it suitable as a centerpiece of any smart home. Supporting AiMesh technology makes it possible to use the device as a standalone router or as part of a larger mesh network with other AiMesh devices. It can also be used in Repeater mode to boost the signal of any wireless router. ZenWiFi Voice delivers a smooth connection for wireless devices, as well as providing access to Amazon’s Alexa. The built-in Amazon Alexa provides support from the smart assistant for streaming music, receiving weather updates, or even telling users a joke, all owing to the smooth connection of the ZenWiFi Voice.

RT-AX86U router has inherited gaming genes from the popular RT-AC86U, yet is upgraded to allow users enjoy great Wi-Fi 6 benefits. Supporting Wi-Fi 6 technology, RT-AX86U enables networking speeds up to 5700 Mbps, more network capacity, better power efficiency for connected devices and much wider signal coverage. It is also a new face to the ASUS Gaming series, which provides great features to smoothen gaming experiences. With mobile game boost, users can give their phone top network priority for faster online gaming experiences with minimal lag. RT-AX86U can also deliver boosted gaming over wired connections with speeds of up to 2 gigabits via WAN/LAN aggregation and a 2.5G Base-T port that can be configured as a WAN or LAN port through the router’s web interface.

AIOT DEVICES

Mini PC PN61T features a built-in Google Edge TPU that offers enhanced performance for local inferencing, and supports Power Delivery (PD) power input through a USB Type-C port in the back. Mini PC PN61T also has a consumer infrared sensor for remote control applications. Additionally, it features a USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-C port, microSD card reader and has a smooth fan policy to reduce acoustics.

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AVAILABILITY & PRICING

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About ASUS

ASUS is a multinational company known for the world’s best motherboards, PCs, monitors, graphics cards and routers, and driven to become the most-admired innovative leading technology enterprise. With a global workforce that includes more than 5,000 R&D professionals, ASUS leads the industry through cutting-edge design and innovations made to create the most ubiquitous, intelligent, heartfelt and joyful smart life for everyone. Inspired by the In Search of Incredible brand spirit, ASUS won more than 11 prestigious awards every day in 2018 and ranked as one of Forbes’ Global 2000 Top Regarded Companies, Thomson Reuters’ Top 100 Global Tech Leaders and Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies.

1 As of Dec 1, 2019. Based on internal ASUS market analysis comparing the size of ExpertBook B9450 to competitor products from vendors including Acer, HP, Huawei, Lenovo, Microsoft and Samsung. Actual weight may vary by specs.

2 As of Dec 1, 2019. Based on internal ASUS market analysis comparing the size of ExpertBook B9 to competitor products from vendors including Acer, HP, Huawei, Lenovo, Microsoft and Samsung. Actual weight may vary by specs.

3 Measured with 33W battery. Weight may vary according to configuration.

4 Battery life test configuration: Intel® Core™ i7-10510U, 16GB RAM, FHD display, 2TB PCIe® 3.0 x4 SSD, 66W battery. Battery tests conducted by ASUS in August 2018 using the MobileMark® 2014 Office Productivity scenario.

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Contacts

Beca Truong
Public Relations Specialist, North America
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Ester Suh
Technical Marketing Manager, North America
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Gary Key
Sr. Director of Marketing, North America
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Danny Ordway
Technical Marketing Manager, North America
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