Along with the ZenBook Pro with ScreenPad, Asus has also announced the VivoBook S15, VivoBook S14, VivoBook S13, and VivoBook Flip 14 at the Computex 2018. Additionally, the company also introduced the all-new Project Precog- first convertible, a dual-screen notebook with fully enhanced AI features, Zen AiO 27 desktop, Lyra Voice, three-in-one 802.11ac mesh Wi-Fi router, RT-AX88U dual-band route, and more.
Asus VivoBook S15 (S530) and VivoBook S14 (S430) notebooks come as lightweight Windows 10 notebooks with five color options, including Firmament Green, Star Grey, Silver Blue, Gun Metal, and Icicle Gold. The VivoBook S15 and VivoBook S14 weigh only 1.8kg and 1.4kg respectively and are just 18mm thin. Asus VivoBook S15 has an 86 percent screen-to-body ratio, the VivoBook S14 comes with an 84 percent screen-to-body ratio.
The notebooks are powered by an eighth-generation Intel Core i7 processor with Nvidia GeForce MX150 discrete graphics. Further, the VivoBook S15 has a 512GB SSD and 2TB HDD. Both have an ErgoLift hinge raises the keyboard to provide a comfortable typing experience similar to a desktop keyboard and also improves cooling for better system stability.
The VivoBook S13 is the first Asus notebook to feature a four-sided NanoEdge display and packs an 89% screen-to-body ratio. There is an eighth-generation Intel Core i7 processor, coupled with Nvidia GeForce MX 150 graphics.
Moving to the Asus VivoBook Flip 14 (TP412), it has a 360-degree flippable display that offers notebook, stand, tent, and tablet modes. It has a thin 17.6mm profile and weighs only 1.5kg. It is powered by an eighth-generation Intel Core i7 processor, coupled with 16GB of RAM and 1TB
SSD. It comes with an ASUS NanoEdge touchscreen with a 6.15mm-thin bezel bringing an impressive 82% screen-to-body ratio. The VivoBook Flip 14 notebook has a touchpad-
mounted fingerprint sensor and includes Asus Pen active stylus.
Asus also brings the Zen AiO 27, it has a 27-inch 4K UHD all-in-one PC. It is powered by an eighth-generation Intel Core i7 processor, coupled with 32GB of DDR4 RAM and Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 graphics. The PC also has built-in Asus Calibration technology that tunes color accuracy and calibrates display brightness and color consistency. There is also an ergonomic stand with tilt, swivel, and height adjustments. The stand also includes Qi-certified wireless charger.
Project Precog is the company’s first convertible comes with Windows Cortana and Amazon Alexa, it is a dual-screen notebook with fully enhanced AI features. It comes with a 360-degree hinge joining the two displays so that the PC can be used in four modes — Stand, Book, Tent, and Flat. The device supports Microsoft Office 365 on the enlarged screen real estate and works with Intel Movidius Vision processing unit (VPU).
Asus says that its innovative form factor gets rid of the traditional physical keyboard and touchpad setup, replacing it with the flexibility to work as either an extended screen or as a customizable interactive interface. The AI Touch automatically recognizes the active input device and changes the virtual interface accordingly.
Coming to end with the Lyra Voice is a three-in-one 802.11ac mesh Wi-Fi router with Alexa voice assistant and wireless speaker. It is a tri-band, AC2200-class device. Other products in the line-up include AiMesh AX6100 Wi-Fi System (RT-AX92U 2-Pack), ProArt PA90 Mini PC, ASUS ProArt PA34V 34-inch monitor, Asus VG49V49-inch ultra-wide monitor.