After unveiling its latest ROG gaming lineup, ASUS presented a range of new Zenbooks, Vivobooks, and more at CES 2024 during its In Search of Incredible: Transcendence virtual launch event.
For the new ASUS CES lineup, the highlights are no doubt the new Zenbook and Vivobook laptops that pack a bevy of features, including an Intel Core Ultra Processor with an AI-focused Neural Processing Unit (NPU) that promises to accelerate AI workloads and cloud-based AI programs.
ASUS Zenbook Duo (2024): Dual Screen Refresh
To kick things off, we have the ASUS Zenbook Duo 2024, the world’s first AI-powered 14-inch dual-screen laptop. This latest Zenbook packs two 3k 120Hz OLED displays with a lay flat hinge, allowing for a wide array of user modes for extra flexibility. For a more laptop-like experience, this device has a detachable full-size Bluetooth ASUS ErgoSense keyboard and touchpad.
What’s more, this laptops is powered by the latest Intel Core Ultra 9 processor with an integrated NPU for AI-accelerated performance for productivity, creativity, and entertainment.
ASUS Vivobook Pro 15 OLED (N6506) and the Vivobook S series Updated
Next, ASUS has its new Vivobook and Zenbook laptops. For starters, the new ASUS Vivobook Pro 15 OLED has a n Intel Core 9 Ultra processor with an integrated NPU AI engine and an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060 GPU with a MUX Switch. The laptop also has an 3K 120 Hz 16:9 ASUS Lumina OLED screen and the the ASUS DialPad virtual rotary control.
There’s also the Vivobook S series which includes the Intel Evo Edition ASUS Vivobook S 14/15/16 (S5406 / S5506 / S5606) which are powered by Intel Core Ultra processors, with up to a 45-watt TDP.
ASUS also has the AMD versions which are the ASUS Vivobook S 14/15/16 OLED (M5406 / M5506 / M5606). These are equipped with AMD Ryzen 8040 Series processors with AMD RDNA 3 graphics.
Finally, the ASUS Zenbook 14 OLED (UX3405 / UM3406) is a premium ultraportable with a choice of Intel Core Ultra 9 processor and Intel Arc graphics, or the latest AMD Ryzen 8040 Series processors with AMD RDNA 3 Graphics. This laptop is also just 1.2 kg and 14.9 mm thin, making it incredibly easy to bring everywhere.
ASUS Triple 4K Thunderbolt 4 Dock for Creators
ASUS also has the Triple 4K Thunderbolt 4 Dock which is made for creators as it is a 12-in-1 solution that gives creative professionals a wealth of connectivity options. In fact, it supports multiple high-resolution displays, such as 8K 60 Hz, two 4K 120 Hz monitors, or three 4K 60 Hz monitors, as well as up to 100 W Smart Charging.
New TUF Gaming F16, A16, and A15 laptops revealed
For users looking for a more entry-level gaming laptop, ASUS ROG also introduced the refreshed TUF models at CES 2024.
The TUF Gaming F16 is powered by an Intel Core i7 processor 13650HX andup to an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060 GPU with NVIDIA Advanced Optimus. Next, the TUF Gaming A16 features up to an AMD Ryzen 9 7845HX and up to an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 GPU with NVIDIA Advanced Optimus. Finally, the TUF Gaming A15 now packs up to AMD Ryzen 8000 series processors and an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 40-Series Laptop GPU.
ASUS ExpertBook Business Solutions for 2024
CES 2024 also saw the reveal of updated ExpertBooks such as the ASUS ExpertBook B5 (B5404 / B5604) which is an AI-ready business laptop with the latest Intel Core Ultra 7 processor and options for NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2050 graphics.
Next is the ExpertBook CX54 Chromebook Plus (CX5403), the first Chromebook to pack Intel Core Ultra processors. On top of this processor, the ExpertBook can be configured with up to 16GB LPDDR5X RAM, 512GB storage, and WiFi 6E.
2024 Display Innovations
Moving on from laptops, the ASUS CES 2024 lineup also introduces an array of monitors. These include the ASUS ZenScreen Fold OLED MQ17QH which is the world’s first foldable OLED portable monitor. Specifically, it is a 17.3-inch QHD (2560 x 1920) foldable OLED monitor that allows creatives to work on-the-go if they need to a screen with top-notch color calibration and quality.
On top of this, ASUS also has a the AirVision M1, a wearable display. This display looks like a pair of glasses, and it features an FHD (1920 x 1080) Micro OLED display with 1100 nits brightness. Plus, it can generate multiple virtual screens in 16:9, 21:9, and 32:9 formats.
ASUS NUC, Chromebox, and ExpertCenter
The CES 2023 lineup also features a selection of PCs, including:
- NUC 14 PRO – ASUS’ new NUC 14 Pro is powered by up to Intel Core Ultra 9 processors, integrated Intel Arc Graphics, and Intel vPro® Technology, all in a tiny package.
- Fanless Chromebox (CF40) – The Fanless Chromebox is a quiet Chrome-powered device made for contemporary workspaces.
- ASUS ExpertCenter D7 SFF (D700SER) and ASUS ExpertCenter D9 Mini Tower – For enterprise users, the new ExpertCenter PCs are powered by Intel 14th Gen Raptor Lake Refresh S series processors and a full-sized NVIDIA RTX 4060 graphics card, all with ultra-compact designs at 8.6L and 15.9L respectively.
ASUS ZenWiFi BQ16 Pro for a Smarter Home
For a smart home experience, ASUS has the new ZenWiFi BQ16 Pro which supports speeds up to 30000 Mbps. This router is also future-proof with its WiFi 6E and WiFi 7 support. Plus, it has the Smart Home Master feature to simplify IoT device management for your smart home needs.
The new ASUS ProArt Chassis
Finally, there’s the new ASUS ProArt Chassis which is designed for a content creator’s PC. It packs two thick 200 mm ProArt front fans and dual air deflectors, making for good airflow with minimal noise. Plus, it has ample interior space for big GPUs, as well as a unified front I/O header and tool-free maintenance via side panels that unlock with a single key.
For more info on ASUS’ latest lineup, visit the ASUS CES 2024 website.