Asus, the Taiwanese electronics company today expanded its ZenBook range of laptop lineup by adding the high-end Asus ZenBook Pro 15 machine. The all-new ZenBook Pro 15 boasts high-end specifications such as Intel Core i9 processor, 4K display, Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 GPU, GDDR5 VRAM and more. Asus stated that the laptop would be available in both Windows 10 Pro and Windows 10 Home versions and customers can choose it depending on their requirements. Another highlight of this laptop is its weight. This machine weighs 1.86kg and is one of the lightest laptops with Core i9 processor. Asus also managed to keep the thickness minimal at 18.9mm.
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 Specifications and Features
Asus did not announce the pricing of this latest laptop, but it did reveal the complete specifications. The Asus ZenBook Pro 15 comes in two variants- both sporting a 15.6-inch display, but varies in terms of resolution. One option has Full HD resolution, and the other variant has the 4K resolution (2160 x 3840 pixels). Both the displays feature 16:9 aspect ratio.
The hardware inside the laptop also differs as it comes in three variants with three different processors. One variant has the 8th generation Intel Core i5-8300H processor; the second variant comes with Intel Core i7-8750H processor clocked at 2.2GHz. The high-end variant ships with Intel Core i9-8950H processor with a clock speed of 2.9GHz. The laptop comes with up to 16GB of DDR4 RAM. Storage options include 512GB/256GB SATA3 SSD and a 1TB/512GB PCIe SSD.
As mentioned above, the ZenBook Pro 15 comes with Windows 10 and also offers Windows Hello support. Asus also added various ports such as two USB 3.1 Gen 2 ports, two USB Type-C ports, 3.5mm headphone jack, HDMI port, and a microSD card slot. The laptop also offers a VGA camera along with a fingerprint scanner for advanced security, but all the variants don’t feature the scanner support though.
The keyboard is backlit, as expected on a high-end Asus laptop. Asus claims the 71Whr 8-cell battery is capable of delivering battery life of up to nine hours. Connectivity options in the ZenBook Pro 15 include Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 5.0. Asus also added SonicMaster stereo audio system. Asus is yet to announce the pricing of the ZenBook Pro 15 along with the Indian availability.