ASUS Reveals New 2022 Zenbook, Vivobook Lineup and Vivobook Slate 13 OLED Artist Editions
ASUS today unveiled its all-new 2022 line-up of sophisticated, high-performance Zenbook Pro and Zenbook S series laptops, as well as exciting all-new 2022 lineup of Vivobook Pro series, Vivobook S series and Vivobook 13 Slate OLED Artist Edition laptops at an online launch event entitled The Pinnacle of Performance.
2022 Zenbook line-up – Incredible Comes From Within
The comprehensive new Zenbook Pro and Zenbook S portfolios include standard, convertible and dual-display laptops ranging in size from 13 inches to 17.3 inches, all featuring a modern new design and the latest high-performance 12th Generation Intel® Core™ H-Series processors or AMD Ryzen™ 6000 H-Series processors, up to NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 30 Series Laptop GPUs with the benefits of the NVIDIA Studio ecosystem, along with a dazzling array of performance- and productivity-enhancing innovations.
Redesigned for performance
The 2022 Zenbook Pro and Zenbook S series of premium laptops all feature a completely new ‘modern Zen’ look, giving them an uncluttered, sophisticated appearance, with new details such as stepped diamond-cut edge highlights and the new ASUS monogram ‘A’ lid logo. Continuing the Zenbook tradition, the emphasis is on elegance and portability combined with class-leading performance.
Zenbook Pro 16X OLED – The most powerful Zenbook ever
The Zenbook Pro 16X OLED is an NVIDIA Studio validated laptop, powered by up to a 12th Gen Intel Core i9 12900H processor and an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, Zenbook Pro 16X OLED delivers extreme mobile performance. The high-performance components are cooled with the new ASUS IceCool Pro cooling system, which uses two quiet IceBlades fans, each with 97 3D-curved blades. These cool the vapor chamber and the 5 mm heat pipe from the CPU and GPU, and the hot air is vented efficiently to the exterior via the new AAS Ultra mechanism, with its 14.5 mm lift that also tilts the keyboard by an ergonomic 7°. The result is that the CPU and GPU can run at up to a 140 W combined TDP in Performance mode without throttling and can run quieter than 40 dB in Standard mode. The high-capacity 96 Wh battery provides up to 10 hours of autonomy to ensure Zenbook Pro 16X OLED will get through even the most demanding workdays.
Zenbook Pro 14 Duo OLED – Dual displays, evolved
The seriously powerful Zenbook Pro 14 Duo OLED is an Intel Evo™-certified powerhouse that lets creators turn up their creative powers to the max. The flagship up to 12th Gen Intel Core i9 12900H processor and creator-grade NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Ti Laptop GPUare cooled for extreme performance — up to an 85-watt combined TDP — by ASUS IceCool Plus technology, aided by the innovative AAS Ultra mechanism, which vents the chassis efficiently and also tilts the next-gen ScreenPad Plus secondary touchscreen by 12°, positioning it at a comfortable angle for touch and viewing to ensure a seamless and immersive experience.
For users requiring a larger display, the existing 15.6-inch Zenbook Pro 15 Duo OLED (UX582) has been updated for 2022, and now features up to a 12th Gen Intel Core i9-12900H processor with up to an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU.
Zenbook Pro series
The versatile Intel Evo-certified Zenbook Pro 15 Flip OLED (UP6502) is equipped with the world’s first 15.6-inch 2.8K 120 Hz OLED touchscreen, and is powered by up to a 12th Gen Intel Core i7 processor and the all-new Intel Arc™ A370M discrete graphics to deliver outstanding multitasking and multimedia power for serious users, enhanced with ASUS IceCool Plus thermal technology for maximum sustained performance. The compact, elegant, thin and light design features stepped diamond-cut edges, a 360° ErgoLift hinge, and a HD IR camera for fast face login. A combined ambient light and RGB color sensor allows automatic brightness and color adjustment. For an immersive cinematic experience, the Harman Kardon-certified quad-speaker Dolby Atmos® audio system delivers ultra-realistic multi-dimensional sound.
Zenbook Pro 17 (UM6702) features an expansive 17.3-inch 2.5K IPS NanoEdge Dolby Vision touchscreen that’s PANTONE Validated with an ultrafast 165 Hz refresh rate, and superb all-round creative and productivity performance is delivered by up to an AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX processor and an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 GPU. For superior audio experiences, there’s a Harman Kardon-certified Dolby Atmos audio system driven by a powerful smart amplifier. The sleek, modern design is finished in elegant Tech Black.
Zenbook S series
With its versatile 360° ErgoLift hinge, Zenbook S 13 Flip OLED (UP5302) lets users work or play in any mode they choose: laptop, tent, stand, tablet — or anything in between. The precision-engineered hinge is also torture-tested to ensure maximum reliability for total peace of mind. The sleek and compact contemporary new unibody design — crafted from premium magnesium-aluminum alloy and finished in a choice of two fresh new colors — is just 1.1 kg light and 14.9 mm thin for effortless portability, and the up to 12th Gen Intel Core i7 processor gives it the performance to handle any task with ease. A long-lasting 67 Wh battery, three ultrafast Thunderbolt™ 4 USB-C® ports, and a microSD card reader make it the ideal portable companion.
The ultralight Zenbook S 13 OLED (UM5302) is an elegant and powerful companion for those with busy lifestyles. It packs a lot of advanced technology into its super-thin 14.9 mm magnesium-aluminum alloy chassis in just 1 kg, including up to an AMD Ryzen 7 6800U processor with AMD Radeon™ 680M graphics. Finished in one of four sophisticated new colors — Ponder Blue, Aqua Celadon, Vestige Beige and Refined White — Zenbook S 13 OLED is designed to stand out, yet it blends in anywhere. Its up to 19-hour battery life, full connectivity — including USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C — and USB-C Easy Charge make it the perfect on-the-go companion.
Vivobook Pro series
The affordable, high-performance Vivobook Pro series is designed for aspiring creators. New models for 2022 include the 16-inch Vivobook Pro 16X OLED (N7601/M7601), the 15.6-inch Vivobook Pro 15X OLED (K6501/M6501), the 14.5-inch Vivobook Pro 14X OLED (N7401), the 16-inch Vivobook Pro 16 OLED (K6602), and the 15.6-inch Vivobook Pro 15 OLED (K6502/K6500/M6500).
Vivobook S series
Vivobook S series laptops are the thinnest and lightest in the Vivobook family, with a chassis profile measuring from just 17.9 mm thin and weighing from as little as 1.6 kg, yet they offer performance levels normally associated with much bulkier models — they are some of the world’s first thin and light laptops capable of a 45 W TDP CPU performance.
The 2022 Vivobook S series lineup includes the 14.5-inch Vivobook S 14X OLED (S5402/M5402), the 16-inch Vivobook S 16X OLED (S5602/M5602), the 14-inch Vivobook S 14 OLED (K3402/M3402), and the 15.6-inch Vivobook S 15 OLED (K3502/M3502).
Vivobook 13 Slate OLED Artist Editions
The Vivobook 13 Slate OLED Philip Colbert Edition and the Vivobook 13 Slate OLED Steven Harrington Edition are two extraordinary limited-edition versions of the vivaciously versatile 2-in-1 portable companion that’s already wowing the world with its stylish looks and innovative design.
For more information on the ASUS Pinnacle of Performance Event and the newest ASUS product line-ups, please visit https://www.asus.com/event/asus-events/