- ASUS announces new ZenBook series with 11th Generation Intel® Core™ processors, including a laptop verified as an Intel® Evo™ platform laptop design
- ASUS ZenBook Flip S (UX371): the world’s thinnest OLED convertible laptop and the 1st ASUS laptop verified as an Intel® Evo™ platform design
- ASUS ZenBook 14 ScreenPad (UX435): the world’s smallest 14-inch laptop with ScreenPad
- ASUS ZenBook 14 Ultralight (UX435EGL): the lightest 14-inch ZenBook, weight only 990 g
Singapore, 20th November, 2020 — ASUS today announces a full lineup of all-new and upgraded PCs at the Built for Brilliance virtual launch event, including laptops featuring the power of 11th Generation Intel® Core™ processors and the debut laptop verified[i] as an Intel® Evo™ platform laptop design. Ground breaking laptops in the lineup include the ASUS ZenBook Flip S (UX371), the world’s thinnest OLED convertible laptop[ii] and the first ASUS laptop to be verified on the Intel Evo platform[iii]; the ASUS ZenBook 14 ScreenPad (UX435), the world’s smallest 14-inch laptop with ScreenPad[iv] and the ASUS ZenBook 14 Ultralight (UX435EGL), the lightest 14-inch ZenBook, weighing as light as 990 g[v]. The 2020 PC lineup incorporates ASUS and industry leading-edge solutions to provide ultimate productivity and user experiences.
Emma Ou, ASUS Singapore Country Manager
“ASUS is known for leading PC design and innovation. Year after year, ASUS is the first to provide new PCs with each new Intel generation,” said Emma Ou, ASUS Singapore Country Manage in her opening remarks at the virtual launch event. “This year’s lineup of laptops creates new experiences for users by placing cutting-edge technology at their fingertips. By empowering users with the latest display, audio, software and network connection technology, ASUS delivers incredible innovations and changes the way users relate to their devices.”
Equipped with 11th Generation Intel Core processors and new Intel® Iris® Xe graphics, the latest ASUS laptops break the boundaries of performance for thin and light laptops and empower users with ultimate experiences in productivity, creativity, gaming, entertainment, and collaboration. The 11th Generation Intel Core processors harness the power of AI technology to enable unparalleled speed and intelligent performance for everyday PC users, and integrated Intel® WiFi 6 and Thunderbolt™ 4 provide fast, reliable connectivity. New Intel Iris Xe graphics deliver discrete-level graphics performance for next-generation media experiences.
ASUS is dedicated to delivering incredible laptop experiences for users. During the launch event, ASUS debuted the ASUS ZenBook Flip S (UX371), which is verified as an Intel Evo platform laptop design, ensuring it meets the second edition specification and Key Experience Indicators of Intel’s Project Athena innovation program. Other laptops in the 2020 lineup are targeted for verification based on these standards, pending further tuning and testing. Laptops with Intel Evo verification bring together the perfect combination of premium performance and responsiveness, efficient battery usage, and stunning visuals to create a new class of laptops that provide an exceptional experience, anywhere. In addition to 11th Generation Intel Core processors, Intel Evo platform-based laptops feature Intel Iris Xe graphics, support for Intel WiFi 6, and Thunderbolt 4.
“ASUS has a great new lineup of laptops with Intel® Core™ processor technology and experiential innovations we’ve achieved together through Project Athena including ASUS’ first Intel® Evo™ platform verified design, the ASUS ZenBook Flip S (UX371),” said Steve Long, corporate vice president, Intel. “Our 11th Gen Intel® Core™ processors with Intel Iris Xe graphics, delivers industry best performance for thin and light laptops across a wide variety true to life usages spanning productivity, creation and entertainment.”
ASUS combines the performance of the latest Intel processors, exceptional user experiences based on the Intel® Evo™ platform, and pioneering technology to deliver unstoppable laptops that empower users in an ever-evolving world.
ASUS and Industry Leading-edge Technology in New PCs
In addition to premiering a laptop verified on the Intel® Evo™ platform and providing laptops with 11th Generation Intel® Core™ processors, this year’s lineup of laptops empowers users with cutting-edge solutions from ASUS, including several that accommodate the rise of remote work.
The ASUS ZenBook Flip S (UX371) with OLED display provide exceptionally detailed and realistic visuals with eye-friendly panel lighting. The display offers ultra-vivid colours and blur-free motion with 100% DCI-P3 colour gamut and 0.2 ms response time, deep blacks that are certified as VESA DisplayHDR™ 500 True Black, 1,000,000:1 contrast ratio, and PANTONE® Validated certification for true-to-life colour accuracy. It is also certified by TÜV Rheinland as having reduced blue light and being flicker-free for enhanced eye care.
The ASUS ScreenXpert 2.0 user interface on ASUS ScreenPad provides enhanced productivity and capabilities with an intuitive interface design, smoother processing between screens, personalised multitasking workflows, and compatibility with multiple ASUS utility apps. MyASUS is a one-stop software portal that provides easy access to ASUS apps and software designed to help users maintain their system, optimize PC performance, and contact ASUS for after-sales service and support. A wide range of system controls can be personalised in MyASUS, including the new and enhanced Fan Profile, which is a fan control setting that optimises fan speeds based on usage scenarios. Fan Profile allows users to set to Whisper Mode for a quieter working space, Performance Mode for significantly improved power and heat dissipation, or Standard Mode for everyday tasks.
For enhancing user experiences when working from home or remotely, ASUS also provides ASUS WiFi Master Technology and AI noise-canceling audio. ASUS WiFi Master Technology, which includes WiFi SmartConnect, WiFi Stabilizer, and WiFi RangeBoost, ensures that users enjoy stable connections, filters out wireless interference for fast connection speeds, automatically selects the best WiFi signal, and uses multiple antennas to enhance signal throughput. AI noise-canceling audio employs next-level machine learning in order to remove unwanted noise from human speech during conference calls. Available via MyASUS, the ClearVoice Mic and Speaker feature filters out ambient noise, isolates and focuses on each individual voice received by the mic, and filters out ambient noise from the speaker—providing users with incredibly clear audio.
ASUS Laptops with 11th Generation Intel Core Processors
ASUS ZenBook Flip S (UX371)
ASUS ZenBook Flip S (UX371)
The ultra-compact ASUS ZenBook Flip S (UX371) is the first ASUS laptop to be verified as an Intel Evo platform laptop design3. It is effortlessly portable, measuring just 13.9 mm thin and weighing a mere 1.2 kg[vi]. The superb ultra-vivid 4K UHD OLED NanoEdge PANTONE® Validated colour-accurate touchscreen has a wide 100% DCI-P3 colour gamut, and is VESA DisplayHDR 500 True Black-certified for deep blacks and exceptional contrast. It is also TÜV Rheinland-certified for eye care, and for intuitive input it supports the new ASUS Pen active stylus with 4096 pressure levels.
The ASUS ZenBook Flip S (UX371) has a luxurious design, featuring a prestigious Jade Black finish with contrasting Red Copper diamond-cut highlights and a brushed-aluminum deco bar. The durable precision-engineered 360° ErgoLift hinge allows the laptop to be used in laptop, tablet, stand and tent modes — or anything in between. The ASUS NumberPad 2.0[vii] enables fast data entry, and the new edge-to-edge keyboard design provides space for convenient extra function keys.
Incredible on-the-go performance is provided by an 11th Generation Intel Core i7 processor with Intel Iris Xe graphics, combined with 16 GB RAM and a 1 TB PCIe® 3.0 x4 SSD. For ultimate connectivity, the ASUS ZenBook Flip S (UX371) offers two Thunderbolt™ 4 USB-C® ports, a USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A port, and an HDMI port. The high-capacity battery in ASUS ZenBook Flip S (UX371) lasts for up to an amazing 15 hours[viii], enough for even the longest working day.
ASUS ZenBook 14 Ultralight (UX435EGL)
ASUS ZenBook 14 Ultralight (UX435EGL)
Weighing as little as 990 g9, the ASUS ZenBook 14 Ultralight (UX435EGL) combines the ultimate portability with effortless performance and pure elegance, making it the go-to choice for highly-mobile users. The ASUS ZenBook 14 Ultralight (UX435EGL) is powered by an 11th Generation Intel Core i7 processor with NVIDIA® GeForce® MX450 discrete graphics.
For immersive visuals, the ASUS ZenBook 14 Ultralight (UX435EGL) is equipped with a four-sided frameless 100% sRGB NanoEdge display, featuring ultraslim bezels that give it a 92% screen-to-body ratio. The ASUS ZenBook 14 Ultralight (UX435EGL) is designed to deliver a superb user experience, with the optional ASUS NumberPad10 for easy data entry, an ErgoLift hinge for a comfortable typing experience, and a comprehensive set of I/O ports, including two Thunderbolt 4 USB-C, USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A, standard HDMI 2.0, and a microSD card reader. It also includes ultrafast Intel WiFi 6 (802.11ax) wireless connectivity that is enhanced with ASUS WiFi Master Technology.
ASUS ZenBook 14 ScreenPad (UX435)
ASUS ZenBook 14 ScreenPad (UX435)
The ASUS ZenBook 14 ScreenPad (UX435) is an all-new ultraportable laptop that combines superb performance and effortless portability with timeless good looks. Weighing as little as 1.2 kg9, the ASUS ZenBook 14 ScreenPad (UX435) includes the revolutionary ASUS ScreenPad for enhanced productivity, and is powered by 11th Generation Intel Core processors with NVIDIA GeForce MX450 discrete graphics.
This latest addition to the ZenBook Classic series also boasts a full array of I/O ports: two Thunderbolt 4 USB-C, USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A, standard HDMI 2.0, microSD card reader, and an audio jack. The ASUS ZenBook 14 ScreenPad (UX435) provides a four-sided frameless NanoEdge display with a remarkable 92% screen-to-body ratio, and is available in two distinctive new shades – Pine Grey and Lilac Mist.
AVAILABILITY & PRICING
The ASUS ZenBook Flip S (UX371EA-HL046T) will be retailing at $2,498 starting from today, the ASUS ZenBook 14 Ultralight (UX435EGL-KC028T) will be will be retailing at $2,398 starting from 4th December and the ASUS ZenBook 14 ScreenPad (UX435EG-AI016T) will be will be retailing at $2,198 starting from 11th December. All models will be available at ASUS Exclusive Store, ASUS Online Store and all authorised retailers.
|Store||Address||Operating Hours||Contact Number|
|ASUS Exclusive Store||200 Victoria St, #03-03/04, Singapore 188021||Monday – Sunday: 11.00am – 8.00 pm||6338 6993|
[i] Verified, measured and tested against a premium specification and Key Experience Indicators as part of Intel’s laptop innovation program Project Athena. Testing results as of August 2020, and do not guarantee individual laptop performance. Power and performance vary by use, configuration and other factors. For more complete information about performance and benchmark results, visit Intel.com/Evo.
[ii] Based on an internal market analysis performed on March 16, 2020 that compared ZenBook Flip S to competing convertible laptops with a 13.3-inch 4K UHD OLED screen, including from Acer, Apple, HP, Huawei, Dell, Lenovo, Microsoft, and Samsung.
[iii] The FHD LED-backlit 1W panel version of ZenBook Flip S (UX371) is the first ASUS laptop to receive Intel® Evo™ verification, as of September 3, 2020. Other SKUs of ZenBook Flip S and other laptop models are under review.
[iv] According to overall desktop footprint (width x depth), as of April 9, 2020 based on internal ASUS market analysis comparing ZenBook 14 laptop size to competing products in their class (laptops with a screen measuring 14 inches from vendors including Acer, Apple, HP, Huawei, Lenovo, Microsoft and Samsung.
[v] ZenBook 14 Ultralight (UX435EAL) with Intel Iris Xe integrated graphics only. Weight varies according to model and specifications.
[vi] Actual weight may vary by model specifications.
[vii] NumberPad is optional. All versions of NumberPad are only compatible with Microsoft Windows.
[viii] Battery tests conducted by ASUS on August 21, 2020 using the 1080p Video Playback scenario. Test configuration: ZenBook Flip S UX371EA, 1W FHD LCD panel, 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1135G7, 512 GB PCIe 3.0 x2 SSD, 8 GB RAM. Test settings: WiFi enabled, the display brightness set to 150 cd/m2, NumberPad off. Actual battery life may vary depending on product configuration, usage, operational conditions and power management settings. Battery life will decrease over the lifetime of the battery.