ASUS ZenBook Pro 15 gets 4K display, Intel i9 processor
ASUS is launching a new ZenBook Pro 15 laptop and it is undoubtedly the most powerful ZenBook till date. The premium variant of the laptop comes with the latest Intel Core i9 processor and a 4K touch display. With specs like that of a gaming laptop, it has a thickness of 18.9mm and weighs just 1.86kgs. The price and availability are not known yet.
The ASUS ZenBook Pro 15 features a 15.6-inch LED-backlit display with options of 4K (3840x2160 pixels) panel or full-HD (1920x1080 pixels) display, both with a 16:9 aspect ratio and 178-degree viewing angle. The laptop, running Windows 10 Pro/Windows 10 Home, comes in three processor options - 8th-generation Intel Core i5-8300H (2.3GHz), Core i7-8750H (2.2GHz) and Core i9-8950H (2.9GHz), coupled with 8GB/16GB DDR4 RAM.
For graphics performance, the laptop gets an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 GPU with 4GB GDDR5 VRAM. In terms of storage, ZenBook Pro 15 comes with a 1TB/512GB PCIe SSD and a 512GB/256GB SATA3 SSD. Moreover, you get a full-sized backlit keyboard with 1.5mm key travel, a Precision Touchpad and an optional integrated fingerprint sensor with Windows Hello support.
Design-wise, the laptop gets rose gold edges with aluminum chassis. Moreover, ASUS offers three heat pipes and two fans to cool the laptop. The laptop also gets company's proprietary SonicMaster audio, Harman Kardon speakers, array microphone with Cortana support, a 3.5mm headphone jack, and a VGA webcam for video calls. Powering the ZenBook is a 71Whr Lithium-polymer battery with upto 9 hours of life.
Further, the laptop includes two USB Type-C 3.1 Gen 2 (Thunderbolt) ports, two USB Type-A 3.1 Gen 2 ports, one HDMI port, one combo audio jack, and one microSD card reader. In terms of connectivity, the ZenBook Pro 15 gets dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11a/c and Bluetooth 5.0.