Manufacturer ASUS travels to CES 2023 in Las Vegas with a whole host of new products. The new Republic of Gamers gaming notebooks have already been presented by the manufacturer. Now, more novelties among the ASUS notebooks will follow at CES 2023 – we provide an overview of the new product highlights.
ASUS notebooks at CES 2023
Among the new ASUS notebooks at CES 2023 are some exciting devices, including the world’s first mobile 3D OLED workstation in the form of the ASUS ProArt Studiobook 16 3D OLED. At the same time, the manufacturer also continues to focus on sustainability and focuses on product quality, functionality and durability and thus longer product life cycles.
To this end, the company uses sustainable materials in the manufacturing and packaging of its products and has actively used 1,500 tons of post-consumer recycled (PCR) plastic since 2017 and over 20,000 tons of recycled paper in 2022. In addition, more than 90 percent of ASUS notebooks will meet EPEAT and ENERGY STAR 8.0 standards this year.
“Our goal is to ultimately create a net-zero company that drives the transformation to a circular economy – with a responsible supply chain that creates shared value for each of us,” said Samson Hu, co-CEO of ASUS.
ASUS ProArt Studiobook 16 3D OLED: world’s first mobile 3D OLED workstation
But let’s start right away with a highlight, and it comes in the form of the ASUS ProArt Studiobook 16 3D OLED. Thanks to the sharp 3.2K 3D OLED display with 120 Hz, content creators and gamers can easily view 3D photos, videos and games. ASUS Spatial Vision technology enables seamless conversion of 2D content into immersive 3D, even at the touch of a button and in real time.
Along the way, the bright OLED panel relies on adaptive dimming technology to maximize the display’s lifespan. The certified, color-accurate 16-inch 3.2K 3D OLED display should be able to satisfy even the demands of demanding content creators. Alternatively, the notebook is also available with a conventional 2D OLED touchscreen panel.
Otherwise, the most modern technology is under the hood. The Intel Core i9-13980HX processor of the 13th generation, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 40 Series graphics, up to 64 GB of upgradeable RAM and an ultra-fast SSD storage are on the books.
Operation is done with a large haptic touchpad and the intuitive ASUS Dial rotary control. In terms of ports, the ASUS ProArt Studiobook 16 3D OLED has two USB-C ports including Thunderbolt 4 with transfer speeds of up to 40 Gbps. More details can be found on ASUS’ official product website.
ASUS Vivobook Pro 16 3D OLED
The ASUS Vivobook Pro 16X 3D OLED (K6604) is an innovative 16-inch notebook for creatives that also features ASUS Spatial Vision technology and the world’s first naked-eye 3D OLED display at 3.2K and 120 Hz. It is configurable with up to 64GB of DDR5 4800MHz RAM with dual SO-DIMMs and up to 2TB PCIe 4.0 x4 SSD.
A 13th-generation Intel Core i9-13980HX processor, along with the latest NVIDIA GeForce RTX 40 laptop GPU with MUX switch and NVIDIA Studio Driver support, ensures outstanding performance. And that’s thanks in part to new improved cooling, with a Thermal Design Power (TDP) of 150W. Dual Thunderbolt 4 is here, as well as a full-size SD card reader.
ASUS Zenbook Pro 16X OLED: The most powerful Zenbook yet
The new Zenbook Pro 16X OLED (UX7602BZ) marks the most powerful model in the series to date and relies on a unique Intel processor with the latest ASUS Supernova System-on-Module (SoM) design.
Thanks to module packaging technology, the motherboard’s core area is reduced by a full 38 percent, which is said to noticeably improve cooling efficiency. This leaves more room for the GPU power components, resulting in higher TDP values.
The case of the notebook is CNC-milled. It also uses a liquid metal thermal paste that can lower the temperature by a full 7°C in high-performance mode and enable a total TDP of up to 155 W.
For demanding rendering tasks and video editing, the Zenbook Pro16X OLED features the ultra-compact ASUS Supernova SoM, which combined with the 13th generation Intel Core i9-13905H processor, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 40 Series laptop GPU, and 32GB of LPDDR5X DRAM, provides more than enough performance.
The Zenbook Pro 16X OLED features a 3.2K 120Hz OLED HDR NanoEdge touchscreen in 16:10 aspect ratio. The Active Aerodynamic System Ultra (AAS-Ultra) mechanism raises the tilting keyboard to a comfortable typing angle, ensuring improved system cooling – for maximum performance.
ASUS Zenbook Pro 14 OLED and Zenbook 14X OLED
Also showing off new features are the ASUS Zenbook Pro 14 OLED and Zenbook 14X OLED notebooks. The Zenbook Pro 14 OLED (UX6404) combines top-notch performance and graphics, surprising innovations, and an 18mm thin chassis that expands the possibilities for creatives on the go.
The highest trim level comes with an all-new, state-of-the-art 2.8K 120Hz OLED NanoEdge Dolby Vision display that delivers rich detail, smooth motion, and vibrant color. It’s also Pantone-validated for high color accuracy and has a 100 percent cinema-quality DCI-P3 color gamut.
Combine all that with a 13th-generation Intel Core i9-13900H processor and studio-grade NVIDIA GeForce RTX 40 Series graphics, 16GB of DDR5 RAM, another slot for up to 32GB of SO-DIMM, and a 2TB SSD.
The Zenbook 14X OLED (UX3404) has a thin and light case and is available in two colors: Sandstone Beige and Inkwell Gray. On the Sandstone Beige version, the lid is made of a new eco-friendly PEO (Plasma Electrolytic Oxidation) coating that creates a ceramic-like surface and a unique stone-like feel, greatly minimizing fingerprints.
Otherwise, there’s also modern technology here in the form of the 13th generation Intel Core i9-13900H processor, a studio-grade NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 graphics card, 32 GB of fast LPDDR5 RAM and a 1 TB PCIe 4.0 SSD.
For the display, the notebook relies on a 14.5-inch 2.8K OLED HDR NanoEdge display with 120 Hz. For enduring operation, it includes a 70Wh battery.
ASUS ExpertBook B9 OLED
The ASUS ExpertBook B9 OLED (B9403CVA) is the first all-metal notebook from ASUS to use environmentally conscious manufacturing technology. Made from an ultra-light magnesium-lithium alloy, the notebook is certified to US military standard MIL-STD-810H.
The eco-friendly manufacturing process helps reduce production materials by up to 29 percent and shorten manufacturing time by up to 75 percent, maximizing energy efficiency. As a result, CO2 emissions are reduced to a minimum.
The notebook is powered by a 13th generation Intel CPU that supports the Intel vPro platform. It features an updated 2.8K display with a screen-to-body ratio of 90 percent. It also has an effective cooling system that consists of dual fans with intelligent dust removal to reduce fan noise.
“Despite numerous improvements, it remains one of the lightest 14-inch business notebooks in the world, making it lighter than most other 13-inch notebooks,” promises the manufacturer.
ASUS Chromebook Vibe CX34 Flip
The ASUS Chromebook Vibe CX34 Flip is also a new Chromebook aimed at gamers. The notebook offers an immersive gaming experience with a 16:10 144 Hz WUXGA display with an 83 percent screen-to-body ratio and a 360° ErgoLift hinge, an anti-ghosting keyboard with four-zone RGB lighting, and ultra-fast WiFi 6E technology.
Add to that specs like a 12th-generation Intel Core i7 processor, 16GB of RAM, and up to 10 hours of battery life, and it’s all combined with Google’s ChromeOS – quite impressive.
ASUS TUF Gaming A16 Advantage Edition
The ASUS TUF Gaming A16 Advantage Edition (FA617) is an AMD-only gaming notebook that features the latest Ryzen 9 Zen 4 CPU, up to a Radeon RX 7900 GPU and AMD Smart Access Graphics.
It offers more screen real estate thanks to slim bezels, a screen-to-body ratio of 90 percent, and a QHD panel with 240Hz refresh rate. It’s also equipped with 84-blade Arc Flow fans and up to seven heat pipes, as well as four exhaust vents to efficiently move heat out of the system.
The A16 Advantage Edition also features next-gen hardware support with USB 4 2.0, up to 2TB of PCIe 4.0 x4 memory and DDR5 4800MHz RAM. All RAM and storage slots are freely accessible. A large 90Wh battery and USB-C power delivery support are also integrated into the rugged chassis.
- New gaming monitor: ASUS ROG Swift Pro PG248QP: Gaming monitor with 540 Hz
ASUS TUF Gaming F15/17 and A15/17
The ASUS TUF Gaming F15/17 (FX507/707) is equipped with an Intel Core i9-13900H processor and the TUF Gaming A15/17 (FA507/707) with an AMD Ryzen 9 processor – for more performance and lag-free multitasking.
Games run reliably at high frame rates even at 1440p thanks to the latest GeForce RTX 40 laptop GPU. With the 2023 lineup, all four models are equipped with a MUX switch with NVIDIA Advanced Optimus, which guarantees performance at the highest level. The addition of NVIDIA Advanced Optimus allows this process to run automatically.
The notebook’s cooling system consists of two Arc Flow fans with 84 blade design that are 0.1 mm thin to reduce turbulence. These fans provide up to 13 percent more airflow than their predecessors and are quieter than last year’s design. They also offer the option of higher GPU power for even better performance.
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Prices and Availability
Of course, these were not all the new products that ASUS has presented at CES 2023. The manufacturer shows more novelties on the own event website. Unfortunately, the manufacturer has not yet announced prices or availability for the new ASUS notebooks at CES 2023.