It’s been a busy week for ASUS. Fresh off an appearance at Computex in Taipei, ASUS wasted no time bringing its delectable bag of goodies to the Philippine a mere 24 hours after unveiling. Also in celebration of its 10th year in the Philippines, ASUS is bringing a new basket of ZenBooks and VivoBooks to the country. In one night, ASUS Philippines announced the release of nine new gizmos. Let’s run through them.
ASUS Philippines Country Manager George Su starts off the unveiling with a hard-hitting notebook for busy professionals—the ASUSPRO B9440. The notebook is brought to life with a 14.0-inch FHD (1080p resolution) screen. It’s equipped with an Intel Core i7 7600U/Intel vPro processor. It comes with 16GB LPDDR3 of RAM and PCIEG3x4 NVME 512G M.2 SSD of internal storage. It comes installed with Windows 10 Pro and three years of on-site warranty. It retails for P89,995.
ASUS ZenBook Pro
The ZenBook line’s strongest sibling comes with a 7th-generation Intel Core i7 H-series processor and a GeForce GTX 1050Ti graphics card. How’s that for power? It comes with 16GB DDR4 2400MHz of RAM and 1TB PCIe 3.0 x4 SSD of internal storage. Its processing speed is further enhanced by its Thunderbolt 3 USB-C ports. Its touch display goes up to 4K UHD. Its price starts at P104,995.
ASUS ZenBook 3 Deluxe
Endorsed by model and entrepreneur Isabelle Daza, the ASUS ZenBook 3 Deluxe is best suited for on-the-go power users. It comes equipped with the 7th-generation Intel Core i7 processor. It comes with 16GB LPDDR3 of RAM and 1TB NVME PCIe 3.0 x4 SSD of internal storage. Processing speed is likewise enhanced by two Thunderbolt 3 USB-C ports and a lightning-fast fingerprint sensor. It starts at P81,995. For more information on the ZenBook 3 Deluxe, check out our cover story last April.
ASUS ZenBook Flip S
Fresh off its Computex unveiling, the ZenBook Flip S prides itself as the lightest two-in-one convertible notebook out in the market. It comes with an Intel Core i7 processor, 16GB LPDDR3 of RAM, and 512GB PCIe 3.0 SSD of internal storage. It comes with two USB Type-C 3.1 ports which boasts transfer speeds that double the power of regular Type-Cs. It starts at P84,995.
ASUS VivoBook Pro
VivoBooks also feel the love as two new variants are introduced to the country. The VivoBook Pro peaks with a 7th-generation Intel Core i7 processor and a strong GeForce GTX 1050 graphics card. It comes with 16GB DDR4 of RAM and 512GB SSD of internal storage. It starts at P74,995.
ASUS VivoBook S
Despite carrying a more affordable price tag, the VivoBook S promises no compromise on quality. Its 15.6-inch FHD display is complemented by a NanoEdge 7.8 bezel. It is armed with an Intel Core i7-7500U processor and a Geforce GT 940MX graphics card. It comes with 8GB of RAM and 1TB HDD with 256GB SSD of internal storage. Connectivity is sharpened by a dual band 2×2 802.11ac Wi-Fi. It supports all the new Windows developments including Windows Hello. It starts at P44,995.
ASUS Zen AiO Pro
Home users who prefer bigger machines will love the new Zen AiO Pro which comes with an Intel Core i7-7700T processor and a Geforce GTX 1050 graphics card. Its 23.8-inch LED-backlit IPS screen can handle UHD resolutions of up to 3840 x 2160. It comes with 16GB DDR4 of RAM and 1TB HDD with 128GB M.2 SSD of internal storage. Finally, it comes a three-year on-site warranty. It retails at P100,995.
ASUS Vivo AiO V221
Rounding out the pack are two new and affordable AiOs that get the job done—the V221ICUK-BA041T and the V221IDUK-BA080T. The V221ICUK-BA041T comes with a 21.5-inch FHD screen, an Intel Core i3-7100U, 4GB DDR4 of RAM, 1TB HDD of internal storage, and a Zen Wireless Keyboard + Mouse. It retails for P34,995.
Meanwhile, the V221IDUK-BA080T comes with a 21.5-inch FHD screen, an Intel Pentium quad-core J4205 processor, 4GB DDR3 of RAM, 500GB HDD of internal storage, and a Zen Wireless Keyboard + Mouse. It retails for P25,995.