Selfie, ZenPad, Zen AiO, plus a stunning range of innovative products inspired
by the spirit of Zen
ASUS introduced a range of
products at Computex 2015 designed to bring harmony and simplicity to people’s
personal and professional lives
Products unveiled include ZenFone Selfie, ZenPad 8.0, ZenPad S 8.0,
Zen AiO Series, and the ProArt PA329Q 4K/UHD monitor
Intel Senior Vice President,
Kirk Skaugen, joined Mr. Shih onstage in celebration of the introduction of the
June, 2015) — ASUS
Chairman Jonney Shih went on stage at Computex today during the Zensation press
event to unveil a stunning range of new products designed to bring harmony and
simplicity to people’s personal and professional lives. Inspired by the power
and beauty of nature, the Zensation theme showcases the ASUS design philosophy
of incorporating diverse elements to produce balanced creations that provide
incredible experiences and accessible beauty to users.
Shih first introduced a range of consumer products aimed at delivering ultimate
mobility, entertainment, and productivity experiences. These include ZenFone Selfie, a full-featured
smartphone designed with advanced camera technology for capturing the best
possible selfies; ZenPad 8.0, an 8-inch
tablet with refined styling, incredible entertainment capabilities, and the
world’s first tablet to offer customizable functionality; ZenPad S 8.0, the world’s first tablet with 4GB of RAM that delivers
extreme performance with ultimate style; and Zen AiO
Series, premium all-in-one PCs that provide a perfect balance of beauty and
performance for an extraordinary home computing experience. Finally, for
creative professionals, such as digital artists and photographers, Mr. Shih
introduced the ASUS ProArt PA329Q, a
32-inch 4K/UHD (ultra-high-definition) monitor that delivers breathtaking
levels of detail.
am thrilled to be at Computex to unveil our newest Zen-inspired innovations,”
said Mr. Shih. “These exciting new creations strike a compelling balance
of power and beauty, and perfectly embody our In Search of Incredible vision of
creating seamless and connected digital lives for everyone.”
Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Client Computing Group, Kirk
Skaugen, joined Mr. Shih onstage in celebration of the new products and the
ongoing partnership between the two companies. “We believe everything that
computes and communicates works best on Intel architecture,” said Mr. Skaugen, “We
are excited to support ASUS products with Intel’s latest technology, bringing
innovative devices with great performance and new experiences for consumers —
from tablets to All-in-Ones. “
is a series of premium tablets that combine refined styling with incredible
entertainment and productivity capabilities to redefine the tablet experience
and bring true luxury to consumers. Available in three sizes — the 7-inch ZenPad 7.0 (Z370C/CG/CL), the 8-inch ZenPad 8.0 (Z380C/KL) and ZenPad S 8.0
(Z580C/CA) with optional Z Stylus, and the 10-inch ZenPad 10.1 (Z300C/CG/CL) with an optional keyboard — and offering
models with Wi-Fi, LTE/3G connectivity
and phone functionality, there’s a ZenPad to suit every user.
to provide exceptional entertainment experiences. It has an expansive HD IPS
display featuring the exclusive ASUS VisualMaster suite of visual enhancement
technologies, including ASUS Tru2Life and TruVivid technology that brings advanced
image-processing found on high-end TVs to a tablet for the first time and
provides comprehensive visual optimization. ASUS Tru2Life analyzes each pixel
in an image before it is displayed and performs an intelligent contrast and
sharpness adjustments to boost dynamic range, revealing even the smallest
details to ensure an incredibly realistic viewing experience.
TruVivid improves screen clarity, brightness, and touch responsiveness by
transforming the conventional four-layer display design mainly composed of
cover glass, a touch panel, air gap, and an LCD module into a two-layer,
fully-laminated design that eliminates the air gap, resulting in higher optical
transparency for brilliant color and improved brightness.
its stunning display, ZenPad is the
world’s first tablet to integrate DTS Premium Sound™ technology for
incredible audio. The built-in DTS-HD coder-decoder (codec) provides
high-fidelity sound from all types of multimedia content, and lets users play
back or stream movies and music with up to 5.1 channels of DTS surround sound
to a connected audio system. ZenPad
also includes DTS Sound Studio™ to transform stereo audio into
virtual surround-sound that users can enjoy through either ZenPad’s speakers or
using headphones for immersive entertainment experiences at home or on the go.
embossed-leather patterning, and premium styling influenced by fashion
accessories such as clutch bags and wallets for a luxurious appearance that is unique
among mobile devices. Ergonomic rounded edges make the ZenPad 8.0 comfortable to hold and carry, and its polished metallic
frame adds a bold visual accent.
to feature an innovative interchangeable cover design that lets users easily
customize their tablet with functional back covers. These can provide extra
features and additional color options, while perfectly matching ZenPad 8.0′s looks. Zen Clutch is a
fashion-forward accessory that combines elegant style with premium materials to
provide a sophisticated carrying and protection solution for ZenPad 8.0. Zen Case is another stylish
accessory that lets users choose ZenPad 8.0 according to their choice of five
sleek or vivid colors featuring a fine leather texture. Audio Cover brings
immersive 5.1-channel surround sound to a tablet for the first time. A power
Case extends ZenPad 8.0‘s battery
life, giving users up to 15 hours of usage to get them through their day or
even the longest international flights.
connectivity and phone functionality (Z380KL)
or as a Wi-Fi-only model (Z380C).
S 8.0 (Z580CA)
experience, delivering ultimate style and beauty together with extreme
performance. Featuring a gorgeous, Zen-inspired design that fuses aesthetics
with functionality, the ZenPad S 8.0
is features a metallic finish enhanced by an exquisite hairline pattern with
brilliant diamond-cut edges. At just 6.6mm thin and weighing only 298g, it is
extremely thin and lightweight, making it perfect to take anywhere and
comfortable to hold and use for long periods of time.
(1536x 2048) IPS display with a wide 178-degree viewing angle and an incredible
324ppi pixel density for a stunning, beautifully-detailed viewing experience.
It also comes with ASUS Tru2Life Plus, which includes all the benefits of Tru2Life
and improves video with fast action scenes by reducing blur, resulting in for
smooth, detailed motion. ZenPad S 8.0
takes tablet performance to the next level. It is powered by a 64-bit Intel®
Atom™ Z3580 processor and is the world’s first 8-inch tablet with
4GB of RAM, delivering blazingly fast performance when running the most
demanding games and apps, and offering incredibly smooth multitasking.
optional Z Stylus, making it the perfect
device for creative expression. Designed especially for ZenPad S 8.0, Z Stylus provides a natural writing and drawing experience that’s as easy as using a pen. With pinpoint accuracy and sensitive multi-touch technology, Z Stylus
is perfectly suited for creative tasks such as
sketching, painting, and even design work. It supports up to 1024 levels of pressure
sensitivity and up to a 1.2mm writing tip.
designed to capture the best possible selfies. Featuring front and rear 13MP
PixelMaster cameras with dual-color, dual LED Real Tone flash, ZenFone Selfie captures beautiful,
natural-looking selfies in gloriously high resolution. The rear camera features
a large f/2.0 aperture lens and laser auto-focus technology to ensure
near-instant focusing for clear, sharp pictures — even in low-light conditions
where traditional cameras struggle.
Beautification mode for live digital cosmetics. A few taps is all that is
needed to soften facial features, slim cheeks, and enhance skin tone to add vibrancy,
and all in real time, injecting instant verve into any composition. ZenFone Selfie also has a Selfie
Panorama mode, which exploits ZenFone
Selfie’s f/2.2-aperture front lens and 88-degree field of view to capture
panoramic selfies of up to 140 degrees. With Selfie Panorama mode enabled,
selfies become a party with all friends included, plus the ability to capture
panoramic scenery for stunning backdrops.
that fits in a body that is a similar size to that of most 5-inch smartphones,
for a maximised viewing experience in a compact body that fits comfortably in
the hand. It has a high-resolution 1920 x 1080 Full HD IPS display with a wide
178-degree viewing angle and staggering 403ppi pixel density that renders every
image in eye-delighting detail. ASUS TruVivid technology brings color to life
in brilliant clarity, making selfies and other photos look their best. Tough
Corning® Gorilla® Glass 4 covers the display to help
protect against scratches and drops.
first octa-core, 64-bit processor for the perfect balance of multimedia
performance and battery efficiency — the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™
615. This extraordinarily powerful chip equips ZenFone Selfie to provide the very best multimedia and
entertainment experiences, carefully balancing high performance with superior
all-in-one PCs that initially comprising of the 23.8-inch Zen AiO Z240IC and 21.5-inch Zen
AiO Z220IC. It fuses art with industry-leading technology, providing a
perfect balance of beauty and performance for the ultimate home-computing
experience. A masterpiece of craftsmanship and design, Zen AiO features a slim and elegant unibody shell forged from a solid
block of anodized-aluminum that tapers to just 6mm thin at the edges, with a
precision-crafted matching integral stand. The smooth, sophisticated appearance
is enhanced by edge-to-edge glass that covers the display, a rear cover
finished in our signature Zen-inspired concentric circle design, and a stylish
yet subtle Icicle Gold color.
performance for discerning home users. Using the latest generation of quad-core
Intel Core up to i7 processors, combined with up to 32GB of the lightning-fast
DDR4 memory and up to PCIe® Gen 3 x 4 SSD storage, Zen AiO has power to spare for instant
responsiveness and ultra-smooth and immersive entertainment.
GeForce® GTX™ 960M gaming-grade graphics with up to a
class-leading 4GB of video memory ensure users can enjoy stutter-free full HD
movies and videos and play the latest games at full resolution. As the world’s
first all-in-one PC to use the next-generation USB 3.1 Gen 2, Zen AiO delivers amazingly fast data
transfers of up to 10Gbit/s —twice as fast as USB 3.0, and over twenty times
faster than USB 2.0. It also uses the latest USB 3.1 Type-C connector for
improved ease of use, furthermore the connector is reversible, so it can’t be
inserted the wrong way round.
camera that uses Intel RealSense™ technology to add futuristic
interactive capabilities. This technology senses the motions of people or
objects in front of the camera, enabling great new ways of interacting with a
PC. For example, with precise 3D facial recognition, a user’s face can become
their login password, or families can just have fun interacting with the latest
home entertainment, using a total of 6 speakers to deliver rich and clear
full-range sound. Each 8-watt stereo channel uses three powerful speakers
located at either side of Zen AiO,
giving realistic stereo separation and a total of 16 watts of pure, undistorted
sound for an amazingly lifelike entertainment experience.
PA329Q 4K/UHD Monitor
4K/UHD (ultra-high-definition) monitor for professionals, it delivers
breathtaking levels of detail with a wide 100% Adobe RGB color gamut. PA329Q features 3840 x 2160 resolution
on a 16:9 aspect ratio IPS display with a wide 178-degree viewing angle to
eliminate color shifting. PA329Q has
a pixel density of 138 PPI and provides over 8 million pixels, four times the
pixel density of standard Full HD displays for highly detailed visuals.
prove the best color accuracy (Delta ≦2), and with a wide 100%
Adobe RGB color gamut, colors seen in photos will be reproduced faithfully and
consistently. It also features BT2020 / DCI-P3 color space support for video
production and editing. PA329Q
offers 10-bit display color for over 1.07 billion onscreen colors and supports
a 16-bit internal lookup table (LUT), which gives smoother gradations and more
transitions between hues.
Calibration Technology – a professional hardware calibration application with a
16-bit lookup table (LUT) and uniformity compensation capability. Compared with
the conventional way of color calibration, it controls the hardware of the
monitor directly and saves all color parameters profile on the monitor IC chips
rather than in the PC, so users can recalibrate monitor on their own to ensure
the color consistency. It also has the highest compatibility with major
hardware calibrators, such as X-rite & Datacolor.
delivers breakthrough connectivity with the following options:
1 x DisplayPort 1.2 (4K at
1 x Mini DisplayPort 1.2 (4K @
1 x HDMI 2.0 (4K at 60Hz)
2 x HDMI 1.4 (4K at 30Hz)
4 x USB 3.0 ports
showroom at Computex 2015 is located at booth M0410 in the Taipei World Trade
Center Nangang Exhibition Hall, and is open from 2nd to 5th June from 9:30am to
6:00pm, and on 6th June from 9:30am to 4:00pm.
at a later date.