ASUS shows us the future with its new lineup

Asus has come out strongly annoucing its new lineup of laptops for 2019. It has announced three new innovatinve ZenBook Asus laptops that will be available in Australia and New Zealand.

The limited-edition ZenBook Edition 30 celebrates 30 years of Asus innovation and comes with an 18 Karat rose gold plated logo and a hand-stitched Italian leather exterior.


The Zenbook Pro Duo is designed for content creators on the go and includes ScreenPad Plus. ScreenPad Plus is a full-width secondary touchscreen to aid in multitasking.

The VivoBook S14 and S15 are “sleek ultraportable laptop featuring the innovative ScreenPad 2.0 and ErgoLift hinge.”

Asus Laptops

Zenbook Edition 30

The ZenBook 30 is clearly aimed at the high-end consumer considering it’s covered in Italian leather and a rose gold plated logo. Aside from the expensive, luxury coverings, the ZenBook 30 has the same great Asus tech on the inside.

It includes the ScreenPad 2.0 secondary touchscreen which replaces the standard mouse pad. The Asus NanoEdge display gives the ZenBook 30 an uncredibly compact design with 95% screen-to-body ratio.

On the inside, it packs “Up to 8th Gen Intel Core i7 CPUs, GeForce GTX 1650
Max-Q graphics, 16GB RAM, ultrafast PCIe SSDs and gigabit-class Wi-Fi 5″

The new ZenBook also comes in 13″, 14″ and 15″ versions, however, these lack the leather and gold finish. They do include the latest tech including ScreenPad 2.0 and 14-17 hours battery life.

ZenBook 13, 14, 15 and 30 will bew available in September.

ZenBook Duo

The ZenBook Duo is a world first as it includes the massive 14″ ScreenPad Plus. This full-width 4K touchscreen has been designed with content creators in mind and enables a new-level of multitasking.

Powered by “up to 9th Gen Intel Core i9 CPU, gaming-grade GeForce RTX 2060 GPU and Wi-Fi 6” the ZenBook Duo certainly has the grunt to get it done. The screen is frameless on all four-sides and is a 4K HDR OLED with 100,000:1 contrast ratio.

The ZenBook Duo comes in 15.6″ and 14″ sizes. According to Asus;

ScreenPad Plus offers endless creative possibilities for content creators, allowing productivity-enhancing workflows and easy multitasking. It integrates seamlessly with the primary display, and the built-in ScreenXpert software includes a wide selection of useful apps, tools and utilities that allow users to easily enjoy the efficiency benefits of ScreenPad Plus.

ZenBook Duo will be available in Australia in September.

VivoBook S14 and S15

The VivoBook is Asus’ colourful, portable laptop. Also including the ScreenPad 2.0 and NanoEdge display, the VivoBook has been designed with a focus on portability, productivity and comfor.

The “ErgoLift hinge design improves the typing experience” and the NanoEdge display provides clean, bright visuals.

Customers can get the VivoBook in Moss Green, Punk Pink, Cobalt Blue, Transparent Silver, and Gun Metal. They’re powered by “up to Intel Core i7 processors and NVIDIA GeForce MX250 discrete graphics.”

VivoBook S14 and S15 will be available in September.

For more information on the latest Asus laptops head the the websites below;

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