zenbook pro 14 5Announced at COMPUTEX 2018, the ASUS ZenBook Pro 14 was the epitome of the brand’s pursuit of innovation. Its unique feature being the ScreenPad, which is basically a Touch Pad that can turn into a calculator, a media player, and even a second screen.

zenbook pro 14 2At IFA 2018, ASUS formally announced the ZenBook Pro 14 as an alternative to the bigger ZenBook Pro 15. Powered by the Intel Core i7-8565U processor,  and up to an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 GPU with Max-Q design, this machine is designed to handle even the most demanding tasks with ease. The ZenBook Pro 14 also features a NanoEdge display which utilizes ultra slim bezels for a better viewing experience, as well as fast face login and built-in support for Cortana and Amazon Alexa voice services.

zenbook pro 14 6ASUS also introduced a number of new apps for the ScreenPad, including Adobe Sign, Handwriting, and SpeechTyper. ASUS Sync app has been updated for easier smartphone integration into the ZenBook Pro 14, while the improved Extender Mode turns ScreenPad into a secondary display for added productivity. The new apps and features are available for download using the ScreenPad settings menu.

Pricing and Availability

The ZenBook Pro 14 is set to be available locally in Q4 of 2018. Pricing will be announced very soon.

OSWindows 10 (64-Bit)
ProcessorIntel Core i7-8565U
StorageNVMe 512GB M.2 SSD
GraphicsNVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Max-Q
Display14.0" Ultra Slim (FHD)
Ports1 x HDMI 1.4
1 x USB 2.0
1 x USB 3.1 Type A (Gen 1)
1 x USB 3.1 Type C (Gen 2)
1 x Combo Jack
1 x MicroSD Card Reader
KeyboardIlluminated Chiclet Keyboard
Battery70WHrs, 4S1P, 4-cell Li-ion
Dimensions32.3(W) x 22.5(D) x 1.79 ~ 1.79 (H) cm
Weight (w/ Battery)1.60 kg

Emman has been writing technical and feature articles since 2010. Prior to this, he became one of the instructors at Asia Pacific College in 2008, and eventually landed a job as Business Analyst and Technical Writer at Integrated Open Source Solutions for almost 3 years.