IFA 2017: innovations of ASUS
Vice-President of ASUS, Eric Chen at the presentation at the exhibition IFA 2017, currently in Berlin, presented headset ASUS Windows Mixed Reality, laptops ZenBook Flip 14, 13 ZenBook, VivoBook 14 Flip and other new products of the company.
Headset ASUS Windows Mixed Reality
Mixed reality headset ASUS Windows Mixed Reality based on innovative Microsoft technologies, providing users with exciting possibilities of real and virtual worlds. She has a beautiful, unique design with a pattern of hundreds of 3D polygons, which has the effect of the transition between the semitones. Headset ASUS Windows Mixed Reality can be comfortably worn for extended periods of time due to the small mass (less than 400 grams), soft antibacterial materials and a balanced design, which allowed us to minimize pressure on the nose and face of the user.
ASUS Windows Mixed Reality equipped with an innovative system for tracking the position of the class inside-out with two built-in front cameras on the front of the device that track the position of objects with 6 degrees of freedom (6DoF). Unlike other headsets, ASUS Windows Mixed Reality has no need of external sensors or additional software that simplifies the initial system setup and allows users to start working with a headset in a matter of minutes.
ZenBook Flip 14
ZenBook Flip 14 (UX461) – the world’s thinnest notebook «2 in 1″ with a high-performance discrete graphics. Measuring just 13.9 mm and weight 1.4 kg laptop ZenBook Flip 14 is equipped with a touch screen, drop down to an angle of 360°. It also has support for digital pen ASUS the Pen, transforming it into a creative center that you can take with you on any trip. The latest Quad-core Intel® Core™ i7-eighth generation, 16 gigabytes of RAM, graphics NVIDIA GeForce MX150, 512 GB SSD PCIe® x4 and a Harman Kardon audio system – thanks to this stuffing ZenBook Flip 14 will easily cope with any task. 14-NanoEdge inch display format Full HD, which is equipped model ZenBook Flip 14 has ultra-thin frame, so the body of this laptop is very compact, not more than many 13-inch models. Battery operation up to 13 hours, allowing you to comfortably use the laptop all day. ZenBook Flip 14 is powered by operating system Windows 10, and is also equipped with a fingerprint sensor for fast and secure login using Windows Hello. ZenBook Flip 14 is available in two stylish colors: Golden (Icicle Gold) and slate blue (Slate Grey).
ZenBook Flip 15
First demonstrated at the presentation model ZenBook Flip 15 (UX561) is a powerful and versatile laptop «2-in-1″ which gives users all the benefits of a drop-down 360 degree 15.6-inch display in a stunning new building, which is easy to carry with you. ZenBook Flip 15 is the most powerful ZenBook Flip with the latest Intel Core i7 processor, the eighth generation and up to 16 GB of RAM DDR4 2400 MHz, provides twice better performance than the previous model. In addition, the composition of the ZenBook Flip 15 includes graphics card gaming-grade NVIDIA GeForce GTX1050, hard drive capacity up to 2 TB and 512-Gigabyte SSD, USB ports-C™ with Thunderbolt™ technology 3 and a powerful Harman Kardon audio system with four speakers. It NanoEdge stunning touchscreen display with a resolution of 4K UHD or Full HD has a wide 178° viewing angles and support for high-precision stylus that makes ZenBook Flip 15 is the perfect laptop for designers and other creative professions. ZenBook Flip 15 is available in two colors: smoky grey (Smoky Grey) and silver (Pure Silver).
ZenBook Flip S
ASUS ZenBook Flip S (UX370) is the thinnest and one of the world’s lightest convertible notebooks : with thickness of just 10.9 mm, it weighs only 1.1 kg. This elegant and sophisticated drop-down laptop with a 360 ° display equipped with an innovative hinge 360° ErgoLift with the mechanism of double action, which when you open the display at the angle of more than 135° raises and tilts the keyboard to the perfect typing position.
ZenBook Flip S works on the operating system Windows 10 and Intel Core i7-8550U the eighth generation. It also comes with superfast SSD 1TB PCIe. For the most comfortable work laptop to use a completely new cooling system with a fan of liquid crystal polymer with a thickness of only 0.3 mm. NanoEdge Touchscreen display with a resolution of up to 4K UHD ZenBook Flip S supports active digitizer pen. The device is equipped also one of the most compact fingerprint sensors that can be seen in laptops, the size of the entire 16×3,6 mm. It is used for instant login using Windows Hello function in any mode: laptop or tablet.
VivoBook Flip 14
ASUS VivoBook Flip 14 (TP401) is a 14 – inch convertible device that can be both laptop and tablet, and something more. Laptop VivoBook Flip is especially designed for people who spend long hours on the road, so thickness 15.4 mm it weighs less than 1.5 kg 14-inch display NanoEdge with Full HD resolution and wide viewing angles (178°) offers the ultra-thin frame and located in the housing, not more than many 13-inch laptops. Processor Intel Core i7 of the seventh generation provides high performance and low power consumption, and fanless system ensures quiet operation even at full load. The laptop supports digital pen ASUS Pen.
The new ZenBook 13 (UX331) is an elegant 13-inch laptop with a contemporary design and a special coating, which is not like the other models in this class. Created for portability, the ZenBook 13 has a thickness of 13.9 mm and weight of only 1,12 kg. It is equipped with touch screen NanoEdge 4K UHD with ultra-thin bezel that makes it much more compact conventional 13-inch notebook. This lightweight is by far the world’s thinnest laptop, powered by a high performance NVIDIA GeForce MX150 that provides stunning graphics performance sufficient for any creative tasks and activities including editing photos and video, watching movies, and run modern games. ZenBook 13 is powered by the latest Intel Core i7 of the eighth generation, clock frequency which can be increased if necessary up to 3.7 GHz. In addition, the configuration includes a 16 GB of RAM and SSD up to 1 TB PCIe.
ZenBook 3 Deluxe
ZenBook 3 Deluxe (UX490) is a world’s thinnest 14-inch laptop, offering users the perfect balance between portability and performance. It has an elegant design with a thickness of 12.9 mm and weight 1.1 kg (compact 13-inch models), which houses a magnificent 14-inch display NanoEdge with ultra-thin frame. In the updated configuration ZenBook 3 Deluxe includes the latest Intel Core i7 of the eighth generation. Thus, it is one of the thinnest laptops on the market to feature the new Quad-core processor. ZenBook 3 Deluxe is also equipped with up to 16 GB of memory DDR3L 2133 MHz, and ultra-fast SSDS with PCIe up to 1 terabyte. It also uses the latest USB ports-C™ Thunderbolt™ 3, capable of exchanging data at speeds up to 40 gigabits per second and work with two external displays with 4K UHD resolution.
VivoBook S14 (S410) is a stylish, thin and light 14-inch notebook with a profile of 18.8 mm and a weight of only 1.3 kg, ideal for users who spend long hours on the road. It is made in one of the prestigious color choices: gold (Gold Icicle) or «star» gray (Grey Star) and is equipped with a display NanoEdge thin at 7.8 mm frame. VivoBook S14 equipped with the latest Intel Core i7-8550U the eighth generation, the DDR4 memory up to 16 GB and NVIDIA GeForce graphics MX150.
Router ASUS RT-AC86U is the newest gaming solution that provides extremely fast data transfer speeds (up to 2917 Mbps) and wide wireless coverage. Unprecedented high-speed data transmission over wireless network Wi-Fi 802.11 ac technology provides NitroQAM™. Thanks to the technology of MU-MIMO multiple client devices can connect to the router at the same time at maximum supported speed. The presence of this powerful router antennas and RangeBoost technology means a greater coverage area wireless Wi-Fi network.
RT-AC86U has the ability to speed up connection for online gaming without lag thanks to the adaptive QoS feature and built-in to minimize «lag» WTFast® which automatically optimizes the route the packets with game data. For security from external attacks and keep data confidential in RT-AC86U meets technology AiProtection, developed in conjunction with Trend Micro™. It protects all connected to a home network of digital devices, including those that do not have their own antivirus system (e.g., the «Internet of things»).
ASUS RT-AX88U is the first ASUS router with support of standard Wi-Fi next generation 802.11 ax, which provides an unprecedented aggregate data rate up to 5952 Mbps (up to 1148 Mbit/s in the 2.4 GHz band and up to 4804 Mbps in the 5 GHz band). The combination of technologies OFDMA and MU-MIMO equipment 802.11 ax throughput is 4 times higher than the equipment 802.11 ac when connecting multiple devices. ASUS RT-AX88U supports simultaneous transfer of data with a large number of customers, can provide the 802.11 ac technology, MU-MIMO, so it is ideal for environments with a growing number of intelligent network devices. RT-AX88U uses TWT technology to optimize data exchange with 802.11 ax, to reduce power consumption and increase battery life connected mobile devices.
Designo Curve MX38VC and MX32VQ
Designo Curve MX38VC 37.5-inch monitor with a screen resolution Ultra-wide QHD++ (3840×1600) and an aspect ratio of 21:9, and Designo Curve MX32VQ – 31.5-inch monitor screen format WQHD (2560×1440) and an aspect ratio of 16:9. These elegant model with curved edge-to-edge screen with wide viewing angles are the holders of authoritative design awards iF 2017. They provide a stunning level of detail and high color quality.
Monitors Designo Curve MX38VC and MX32VQ equipped with audio system ASUS SonicMaster, developed in collaboration with Harman Kardon, have the broad support of interfaces, including DisplayPort, two HDMI ports, USB C (only MX38VC) and audio input. In the base of each of the monitors stylish integrated lighting, which can work synchronously with audio. The intuitive controller allows users to control the volume and effects of illumination. For music playback, users can connect the mobile device to Designo Curve MX38VC also via the wireless Bluetooth interface. Designo Curve MX38VC and MX32VQ support of technology ASUS GamePlus and Adaptive-Sync, which provide enhanced features and smoother game graphics.