ASUS has unveiled a range of new laptops with the latest Zenbook and Vivobook lineups during the Thincredible launch event. Chief among these is the Zenbook S 13 OLED, touted by ASUS as the world’s slimmest OLED ultraportable laptop. A wide range of other laptops were also revealed during the event, highlighting the future of the company’s impressive products.
“Stunning innovations like Zenbook S 13 OLED represent the pinnacle of the Incredible Comes From Within Zenbook spirit,” said ASUS in a press release. “The entire Zenbook series is designed and built for those in pursuit of the incredible, defining new industry standards for portability, performance and battery life, with stunning ASUS Lumina OLED displays.” Here’s a closer look at each key product unveiled during the Thincredible launch event.
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ASUS Zenbook S 13 OLED
Fully embodying the Incredible Comes From Within spirit, Zenbook S 13 OLED (UX5304) is the world’s slimmest 13-inch OLED laptop and also the most eco-friendly Zenbook ever. With a world-beating super-thin 1 cm profile and a super-light 1 kg chassis, this sophisticated Zenbook is the epitome of ultraportable design, finished in brand-new Basalt Gray or classic Ponder Blue. It’s also designed with the environment firmly in mind, using recycled metals and plastics in its construction, and utilizing sustainable FSC-certified packaging.
This Evo-certified Zenbook harnesses the power of up to a 13th Gen Intel Core i7 processor with 32 GB of LPDDR5 RAM and a 1 TB PCIe 4.0 x4 SSD. There is also a full set of I/O ports for on-the-go connections, and a long-lasting 63 Wh battery. For immersive true-to-life visuals, Zenbook S 13 OLED has a gorgeous 16:10 2.8K (2880 x 1800) ASUS Lumina OLED display that’s Dolby Vision-certified, along with Pantone Validated colour rendering and VESA DisplayHDR True Black 500 certification.
Zenbook 14X OLED
Zenbook 14X OLED (UX3404) puts mobile life on a rock-solid footing. This powerful model has a thin-and-light chassis and comes in two colours: Sandstone Beige and Inkwell Gray. The Sandstone Beige version has a lid made from the new eco-friendly Plasma Ceramic Aluminum material with its ceramic-like finish and stone-like feel.
Zenbook 14X OLED is Evo-certified and packs an incredible amount of power in an incredibly thin and light design, with up to the latest 13th Gen Intel Core i9-13900H processor, studio-grade NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 graphics, 32 GB of fast LPDDR5 memory and a 1 TB PCIe 4.0 SSD. There is also a bigger 14.5-inch 16:10 2.8K 120 Hz ASUS Lumina OLED display and a longer-lasting 10-hour, 70 Wh battery.
Zenbook 14 Flip OLED
The versatile Zenbook 14 Flip OLED is everything users need for their busy on-the-go lifestyles. Its compact and elegant chassis now packs a bigger 14-inch 16:10 2.8K ASUS Lumina OLED touchscreen with superb Pantone Validated colour-accurate visuals and it supports a 4096-pressure-level MPP 2.0 stylus for natural input.
Evo-certified and powered by the latest 13th Gen Intel Core CPUs, Zenbook 14 Flip OLED has a class-leading 75 Wh battery and its 1.5 kg-light chassis is just 15.9 mm-thin, with a 360° any-position hinge for effortless versatility. There is also a powerful Harman Kardon-certified Dolby Atmos sound system for awesome audio and crystal-clear conferencing. Zenbook 14 Flip OLED gives users more power and more versatility.
ASUS Vivobook S 15 OLED BAPE Edition
Vivobook S 15 OLED BAPE Edition is a special edition of the Vivobook S 15 OLED and the first-ever BAPE laptop bundle. ASUS aims to deliver the most in-depth collaboration between tech and streetwear ever. BAPE is a legendary brand in the field of streetwear, its bright and flashy aesthetic fits perfectly with the energetic and vibrant Vivobook style. This year also marks the 30th anniversary of BAPE, perfect timing for the highly anticipated BAPE limited edition that will be released later in 2023.
But this is not just a standalone laptop: it will come with a variety of accessories such as a mouse, carry bag and Baby Milo figurines with an exclusive BAPE-designed camo pattern on the whole bundle.
Vivobook S 14 OLED and Vivobook S 15 OLED
Vivobook S 14 OLED and S 15 OLED are Evo-certified laptops with 13th Gen Intel Core i9-13900H processors and up to 2.8K 120 Hz ASUS Lumina OLED displays. The Vivobook S series enables seamless streaming, work and entertainment, by providing up to 88% screen-to-body ratio panels and Harman Kardon-certified audio systems along with Dolby Atmos certification.
Measuring just 17.9 mm thin and weighing as little as 1.5 kg for the 14.5-inch version and 1.7 kg for the 15.6-inch one, the compact Vivobook S series laptops are built for easy portability. They are available in a choice of stunning Midnight Black, Cool Silver, Cream White or Solar Blue finishes, and the all-new design uses stacked-block styling cues around the I/O port areas. Iconic Vivobook touches include the raised logo tag on the metallic lid, stripe accents on the Enter key and an orange-coloured ESC key.
For more information on the latest Zenbook and Vivobook products, go to the official ASUS website.