ASUS is an undeniable player in the technology industry in the Philippines today. After the recent releases of ASUS ZenFone 2 Series comes another successful launch of powerful laptop and notebook, for gaming, business computing, and personal use.
The ASUS brand, a worldwide top-three consumer notebook vendor and maker of the world’s best-selling, most award-winning motherboards, is a leading enterprise in the new digital era. ASUS designs and manufactures products that perfectly meet the needs of today’s digital home and office, with a broad portfolio that includes motherboards, graphics cards, optical drives, displays, desktop and all-in-one PCs, notebooks, netbooks, servers, multimedia devices, wireless solutions, networking devices, tablets and smartphones. Driven by innovation and committed to quality, ASUS won 4,326 awards in 2014 and is widely credited with revolutionizing the PC industry with its Eee PC. ASUS has more than 13,600 employees around the globe with a world-class R&D team of 4,500 engineers. Company revenue for 2013 was approximately US$14 billion.
That’s a huge accomplishments from the maker of the top-selling ZenFone smartphones.
This time, ASUS unleashes the ROG series notebooks, Zen AiO Pro with pre-installed Microsoft Windows 10, and new line-up of notebooks for every type of user, and it is made more powerful with 6th generation Intel Core processors for extra mobility and improved performance.
ROG GL57s, GL552, and G501
For the hardcore gamer, it’s the ROG GL572 powered by the 6th generation Intel Core i7 quad-core processors paired with Nvidia GeForce GTX 980M graphics processors with up to 8GB of GDDR5 video memory. For mid-range gamers, the choice is the GL552, a high-performance gaming laptop powered by up to 6th generation Intel Core i7 processors and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M graphics with DirectX 12 support for sharper visuals and smoother in-game animations.
There’s also the thinnest 4K gaming notebook in the Philippines, the ROG G501. G501 is one of the world’s thinnest gaming laptops, with a height of just 20.6mm. It features a lightweight aluminum construction and weighs just 2.06kg (non-touchscreen). It’s modern, elegant design sports red bezel accents and gaming features like a red-backlit keyboard with 1.6mm of key travel for a responsive feel, a numeric keypad, and marked WASD cursor keys.
Zen AiO Pro
The 23.8-inch Zen AiO Pro is the first model in the incredible new Zen AiO Pro Series, a premium range of all-in-one PCs that fuse art with industry-leading technology. Zen AiO Pro provides a perfect balance of beauty and performance for the ultimate all-in-one computing experience.
Zen AiO Pro is the world’s first all-in-one PC to use the next-generation USB 3.1 Gen 2, which delivers blindingly-fast data transfers of up to 10Gbit/s —twice as fast as USB 3.0, and over twenty times faster than USB 2.0. With these speeds, even the biggest data transfers take no time at all. Zen AiO Pro uses the latest USB 3.1 Type-C connector for improved ease of use — the connector is reversible, so it can’t be inserted the wrong way round. And for all-device connectivity, Zen AiO Pro also has a full complement of 4 USB 3.0 ports plus a USB 2.0 port, along with the latest ultra-fast 802.11ac Wi-Fi.
Gabriel Paolo Padit, Systems PR Specialist, showed to us the unique features of the Zen AiO Pro during the Technical Seminar held at Valkyrie last October 21, which was well-attended by the tech and lifestyle enthusiasts of this generation.
The latest ASUS release of new line of notebooks are pre-installed Microsoft Windows 10 that are stylish and powerful for ultra-high performance.
The ZenBook UX305LA is a beautifully crafted all-aluminum Ultrabook that measures just 12.3mm thin, making it one of the world’s slimmest 13.3-inch FHD laptop. Its subtle and refined shape incorporates the DNA of the classic ZenBook, featuring an elegantly-tapered wedge design that has smooth and comfortable edges with diamond-cut metallic highlights.
The ZenBook Pro UX501 is an ultra-high-performance laptop aimed at users demanding ultimate performance and ultimate style. Featuring a timeless and classic design, ZenBook Pro UX501 incorporates the elegance and style that is the hallmark of the ZenBook family. Its slim and compact chassis is just 20.6mm thin for easy portability, and is clad in beautiful aluminum featuring the iconic ASUS spun-metal finish. Brushed metal surfaces and diamond-cut chamfers on the edges add brilliant highlights, and the keyboard surround is enhanced with a stylish laser-engraved ripple-effect pattern.
Aside from the series, ASUS also releases ASUS K555LB that has ASUS IceCool technology that uses a unique internal component layout to address palm-rest heating issues, and value-packed with all the essentials, the X555UB.
The ASUS IceCool technology keeps palm-rest surface temperatures between 28 and 35 degrees Celsius, significantly lower than body temperature so users stay cool and comfortable. The 15-inch K555LB has an exclusive dual cooling system design — an intelligent thermal solution that is both efficient and silent, ensuring users enjoy a comfortable computing environment.
Meanwhile, X555UB will reinvents your daily computing experience. Whether you are using it for work or for fun, this is an ideal machine for both productive computing and entertainment. It features the 6th generation Intel Core i7 processor and GT940 graphics card, Instant on that resumes your computer from sleep mode in 2 seconds and USB 3.0 for 10 times faster data transfer speed. ASUS X Series gives you everything you need for a truly satisfying multitask computing and multimedia experience.
ASUS also unveiled new units for the Transformer Book and VivoBook Series during the event at Valkyrie.
- ROG GL552JX Php 59,995
- ROG GL552VW Php 69,995
- ROG G501JW Php 79,995
- ROG G752VL Php 79,995
- ROG G752VT Php 99,995
- ROG G752VY Php 149,995 (24GB) / Php 179,995 (32GB)
- Zen AiO Pro Z240ICGT Php 109,995
- UX501 Php 89,995.00
- UX305LA Php 59,995 (i5 version) / 65,995.00 (i7 version)
- X555UB Php 44,995.00
Lessen your worries on your PC with ASUS’ notebook 2-year global warranty
Now you have the opportunity to protect your investment with an extended global warranty worth Php 2,500. This is available to select ASUS notebook models with pre-loaded Microsoft Windows 10.
For more info about the latest ASUS products and full specifications, visit www.asus.com/ph.
*With words from official releases of ASUS launch kit.
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