ASUS Showcases Latest Razor-Thin Devices at IT Show 2015Stunningly beautiful and ultra-slim devices will be retailing at the IT Show 2015
Singapore (18th March 2015) — ASUS, a global leader in innovation, announces the series of ultra-slim productivity devices which it will be showcasing and retailing at IT Show 2015. The key highlight of the IT Show 2015 is none other than the slimmest 2-in-1 convertible device, ASUS Transformer Book T300 Chi, which will be showcased at the IT Show Tech Showcase at the event. Also making its presence at the Tech Showcase is the slimmest 13.3-inch lightweight and highly portable Ultrabook™, ASUS ZenBook UX305, which measures at only 12.3mm with a weight of only 1.2kg. Also available at IT Show 2015 are multiple products with various promotions and freebies that seek to transform and improve the digital experience for business, work and play.
In addition, first available at the IT show 2015 is the All-in-One PC ET2323INT with the 5th generation Intel® Core™ Broadwell processor and a 1920×1080 full HD 23-inch 10-point touch LED-backlit display. It features a slim form factor equipped with a multi-functional base that provides wireless charging and one-tap device pairing for smartphones and tablets. In addition, with the advanced 10-point multi-touch screen, gestures such as pinch-to-zoom, rotate images and scrolling can be done with ease.
Star Products to Look Out For
Transformer Book T300 Chi 2-in-1 Convertible Notebook
The Transformer Book T300 Chi is distinguished by its razor-thin profiles and quiet performance, all made possible by the fanless design. The T300 Chi measures just 1.65cm when docked, which is even thinner than an Apple® Macbook Air®. The Transformer Book T300 Chi is the world’s slimmest detachable laptop, powered by the latest and faster Intel® Core™ M 5-Y71 processor with 8GB RAM and 128GB SSD delivering smooth performance for all daily activities. The incredibly power-efficient Intel processors combined with an advanced thermal management design from the ASUS engineering team means that the Transformer Book Chi does not need fans to keep cool.
Apart from being incredibly slim, the Transformer Book T300 Chi has a luxurious and sophisticated feel, with a seamless all-aluminium unibody design. The Transformer Book T300 Chi’s instant, seamless transformation between handy tablet and powerful laptop is made possible by the uniquely-designed magnetic hinge mechanism, which uses powerful neodymium to ensure secure, reliable and fuss-free docking. The comfortable, highly-ergonomic keyboard is connected via Bluetooth, with a working range of up to 20m.
The Transformer Book T300 Chi uses in-plane switching (IPS) displays enhanced with ASUS TruVivid technology, giving wide viewing angles with amazing clarity and brightness. With WQHD (2560 x 1440) resolution and a class-leading pixel density of 235ppi, theTransformer Book T300 Chi provides incredibly crisp visuals.
Launched since March, the latest Transformer Book T300 Chi will be retailing at $1,498 at IT Show 2015.
ZenBook UX305 Ultrabook™
Also available at the IT Show 2015 is the award-winning Ultrabook™ series, ZenBook UX305 which is the world’s slimmest 13.3-inch ultraportable laptop at just 12.3mm thin. With a weight of only 1.2kg, the ZenBook UX305 features a crisp and vibrant in-plane switching (IPS) anti-glare display with a 1920 x 1080 full HD resolution. Powered by the all-new Intel® Core™ M processor for seamless and quiet multi-tasking on-the-go, the ZenBook UX305 comes with a 128GB SSD, providing up to 10 hours of battery life, making it the ultimate Ultrabook™ for users who value mobile productivity on-the-go.
In addition to the power efficient Intel® Core™ M processor, the ZenBook UX305 comes with a fanless design. Together with the advanced ASUS thermal management design, the ZenBook UX305 is fast yet completely silent, and remains cool at all times. ASUS IceCool technology also ensures that the palm-rest area remains below body temperature at all times for maximum user comfort.
Despite its slim design, the ZenBook UX305 offers users full connectivity, with a total of three SuperSpeed USB 3.0 ports, offering data transfers that are up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0. One of the USB ports supports ASUS Charger+ technology for rapid recharging of mobile devices.
The ZenBook UX305 will be available at $999 at the IT Show 2015.
ET2323INT All-in-One PC
First available at the IT Show is the ET2323INT All-in-One PC with the latest 5th generation Intel® Core™ Broadwell i5/i7 processors and a 1920 x 1080 full HD 23-inch 10-point touch LED-backlit IPS display with 178○ wide viewing angle. Featuring a slim form factor with a silver sculpted hinge for stylish and sophisticated appearance, the ET2323INT All-in-One PC is designed keep your place clutter free while looking modern and stylish. It also comes equipped with a multi-functional base that provides marvelous functions such as the built-in wireless charger for wireless recharging of smartphones and tablets, as well as a one-tap device pairing with NFC Express. This enables users to log into Windows, share content, and launch applications with a simple tap of their mobile device. In addition, users are able to charge their USB-compatible devices even when the PC is shut down with 50% faster charging speed.
With an advanced 10-point multi-touch screen, the ET2323INT All-in-One PC provides outstanding accuracy, offering smooth control through Windows 8. Gestures such as pinch-to-zoom, rotating images and scrolling through webpages can all be done with ease. The 23-inch, 16:9 1920 x 1080 full HD LED screen delivers high definition content with an added emphasis on detail, bringing you more pleasure while playing games or watching movies. Its super-sharp colour reproduction enhances your productivity, entertainment and web-surfing experience.
Launched first at IT Show 2015, the ET2323INT All-in-One PC will be available at $1,499 and $1,899 for the i5 and i7 models respectively.
Other Models to Look Out For
ROG G751 Gaming Notebook
Featuring a gamer-centric stealth fighter-inspired design, the ROG G751 gaming notebook delivers advanced performance for PC gaming enthusiasts with the latest Intel® Core™ i7 processor and the latest NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 970M/980M graphics card. ROG G751 has a matte, anti-glare full HD 1,920 x 1,080 IPS display with wide 178-degree viewing angles for minimal colour shift. Furthermore, the ROG G751 possess an iconic thermal design with dual rear vents to direct heat away from the user, thereby demonstrating an exceptional level of thermal efficiency with minimal noise.
The ROG 751 retains the classic F-22 raptor-inspired lines, aluminium finishing and illuminated ROG logo giving it a sporty and active touch. Capable of displaying gaming desktop level of performance, the ROG G751 is also fitted with an exclusive ASUS TurboMaster GPU-overclocking technology that enables the laptop to drive fast and memory-heavy games and apps. Specially designed for gamers, theROG G751 comes with dedicated game keys for instant access to Steam and one-click gameplay recording to optimise the gaming experience.
Available in two models, the ROG G751JT and ROG G751JY retails at $2,198 and $2,898 respectively comes bundled with a ROG backpack, mouse and headset (worth $397).
ROG G20 Gaming Desktop
Also available at the IT Show 2015 is the ROG G20 gaming desktop, which is ASUS’ first powerful smallest form factor gaming desktop.A compact 12.5 litre case with an Intel® Core™ i7 processor and the latest NVIDIA® GeForce® GTXTM 970 graphics card that provides an undisruptive HD-gaming performance and entertainment for every gamer.
The ROG G20 features a hidden airflow tunnel and quiet dual blowers that boasts an efficient heat management and near-silent operation, measuring 25dB when idle. It takes on an Avant-garde design, with aggressive lines to represent the lean mean machine and a matte black finishing giving a touch of sophistication. Its lighting effects are customisable to showcase up to eight-million colours to match any mood. Furthermore, the ROG G20 can be connected to 4K/UHD displays for higher resolution gaming performance.
The ROG G20 gaming desktop will be available at $2,699. Receive a complimentary Assassin’s Creed Unity Game (worth $74.90), ASUS ROG gaming mouse and mouse pad (worth $108), with every purchase of the ROG G20 at the IT Show 2015, while stocks last.
PadFone S Smartphone
The PadFone S is an affordable 4G smartphone that comes with a durable, scratch-resistant Corning® Gorilla® Glass with an anti-fingerprint coating. Its tough design helps protect PadFone S against falls and dings, accidental spills, and getting caught in the occasional rain shower. The Qi wireless charging support also makes charging the PadFone S easy and convenient.
Powered by a Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 801 quad-core 2.3GHz processor, the PadFone S provides incredible performance with a large battery, offering up to two-times of battery life. The PadFone S features leading technology such as 4G LTE-Advanced connectivity, including carrier aggregation, to deliver ultra-fast mobile data speeds.
Available in black and white colours, the PadFone S will be retailing at a reduced price of $299 (Usual SRP: $449). Receive a complimentary wireless charger (worth $59) with every purchase of the PadFone S at IT Show 2015, while stocks last.
ZenFone 5 LTE Smartphone
Positioned as the best value 5-inch LTE smartphone in the market, the ZenFone 5 LTE comes with a 5-inch 1,280 x 720 HD IPS display, a Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 400 quad-core processor and an Adreno™ 305 graphics processor. The ZenFone 5 LTE display is made of Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3 for added toughness and damage resistance, with anti-fingerprint coating. The ZenFone 5 LTE also has an 8-megapixel PixelMaster camera for professional-looking photos with a backside-illumination (BSI) sensor, f/2.0 wide-aperture, and 5-element lens. The exclusive ASUS PixelMaster technology improves camera performance with features like Selfie, Depth of Field, and Low-light modes as well as the Time Rewind burst mode.
Exclusive at the IT Show 2015, the ZenFone 5 LTE will be retailing at a reduced price of $249 (usual SRP: $269). Receive a complimentary flip cover (worth $39) for every purchase of ZenFone 5 LTE at IT Show 2015, while stocks last.
MeMO Pad 8 Tablet
The ASUS MeMO Pad 8 is an 8-inch Android tablet that features the latest 64-bit Intel® Atom™ quad-core processor. The MeMO Pad 8features an ultra-thin design measuring 7.45mm at its thinnest edge and weighs just 299g, making it incredibly portable and easy to use with one hand. It features the latest Android 4.4 KitKat operating system, as well as the ASUS ZenUI interface. With Wi-Fi, LTE and NFC capabilities and Miracast functionalities, the 8-inch MeMO Pad 8 is an ideal portable wireless entertainment hub. Furthermore, the use of Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3 provides the toughness and durability of the tablet to withstand bumps and knocks.
Available in pastel colours of pearl white, powder pink and metallic blue, the MeMO Pad 8 will be retailing at $499. Receive a complimentary white Versasleeve (worth $29) for every purchase at the IT Show 2015, while stocks last.
IT Show 2015 Booth Numbers
ASUS products will be available for sale at the following IT Show booths at Suntec Singapore Convention and Exhibition Centre from 19 – 22 March 2015:
Main ASUS Main Booth: Level 4, 8218
Level 3: 301
Level 4: 8105, 8205, 8130, 8235, 8139, 8321
IT Show 2015 Promotions
Receive a complimentary Assassin’s Creed Unity Game (worth $74.90), and a gaming mouse and mouse pad (worth $108), with every purchase of ROG G20 gaming desktop at IT Show 2015, while stocks last. Promotion is not conjunction with any other promotion.
Gaming Desktop ROG G30
Receive a complimentary gaming mouse and mouse pad (worth $108), with every purchase of ROG G30 gaming desktop at IT Show 2015, while stocks last. Promotion is not conjunction with any other promotion.
Gaming Notebook ROG G751
Purchase the ROG G751 and receive a bundled package with ROG headset, mouse and backpack (worth $397) exclusively at IT Show 2015. Promotion is not conjunction with any other promotion.
ZenFone 5 LTE
Exclusively at IT Show 2015, the ZenFone 5 LTE will be retailing at a reduced price of $249 (usual SRP: $269). Receive a complimentary flip cover (worth $39) for every purchase of ZenFone 5 LTE at IT Show 2015, while stocks last. Promotion is not conjunction with any other promotion.
Exclusively at IT Show 2015, PadFone S will be retailing at a reduced price of $299 (Usual SRP: $449). Receive a complimentary wireless charger (worth $59) with every purchase of the PadFone S at IT Show 2015, while stocks last. Promotion is not conjunction with any other promotion.
MeMO Pad 8
Receive a complimentary white Versasleeve (worth $29) for every purchase at the IT Show 2015, while stocks last. Promotion is not conjunction with any other promotion.
Exclusively at IT Show 2015, the M70AD will be retailing at a reduced price of $1,399 (usual SRP: $1,499). Promotion is not conjunction with any other promotion.
Purchase-with-Purchase (PWP) Monitor Promotion with Selected Desktops (Excluding All-in-One PC)
Purchase an ASUS 21.5-inch monitor at only $199 (Usual SRP: $249) with every purchase of selected ASUS desktop PC. Promotion is not conjunction with any other promotion.
Extended Warranty Promotion with Selected Desktops and All-in-One PCs
Selected ASUS desktops and all-in-one PCs are eligible for extension of warranty at a special rate at IT Show 2015. Simply top up $89 for extension of 1 year on-site warranty to 2 years on-site warranty, or top up $129 to extend from 1 year on-site warranty to 3 years on-site warranty. Promotion is not in conjunction with any other promotion.
Promotion is only applicable for ASUS desktop and All-in-One PCs models – P50AD, M32AD, G30AK, ET2330IUT.