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At its ‘Built for Brilliance’ event, ASUS announced a new lineup of business and productivity laptops, powered by Intel’s 11th gen processors and Intel Iris Xe graphics, the new laptops break the boundaries of performance for the thin and light category.

Intel 11th gen processors harness the power of AI for intelligent performance for everyday PC users, along with integrated Intel WiFi 6 and Thunderbolt 4 to provide fast and reliable connectivity. Intel Iris Xe graphics deliver discrete-level performance for next-generation media experiences.

ASUS laptops with OLED displays offer ultra-vivid colors and blur-free motion with 100% DCI-P3 color gamut and 0.2ms response time, deep blacks certified as VESA DisplayHDR 500 True Black, 1,000,000:1 contrast ratio, and PANTONE Validated certification for true-to-life color accuracy. They are also certified by TÜV Rheinland for reduced blue light and being flicker-free for enhanced eye care.

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ASUS ScreenXpert 2.0 on ASUS ScreenPad provides enhanced productivity and capabilities, while MyASUS offers a one-stop hub for easy access to ASUS apps and software designed to help users maintain their system, optimize performance, and for aftersales service and support. Then there’s ASUS WiFi Master technology and AI-noise canceling audio.

ASUS Laptops with 11th Generation Intel Core Processors

ZenBook Flip S (UX371)

ASUS 11th Gen Laptop Launch 2Being the first ASUS laptop to be verified for the Intel Evo platform, it’s incredibly portable, measuring just 13.9mm thin and weighing a mere 1.2kg. It has a 4K UHD OLED NanoEdge touchscreen and supports the new ASUS Pen active stylus with 4096 pressure levels.

It has a luxurious premium design, a 360 degree Ergo Lift hinge that allows it to be used in laptop, tablet, stand, and tent modes or anything in between, ASUS NumberPad 2.0 which allows for fast data entry, and the new edge-to-edge keyboard that adds space for an extra set of function keys.

Under the hood is an 11th Gen Core i7 processor with Intel Iris Xe graphics, up to 16GB of RAM, and up to a 1TB PCIe 3.0×4 SSD. It also has two Thunderbolt 4 USB-C ports, a USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A port, and an HDMI port. ASUS claims a battery life of up to 15 hours.

ZenBook Flip 13 (UX363)

ASUS 11th Gen Laptop Launch 3ZenBook Flip 13 measures 13.9mm thin and weighs 1.3kg. Like the S, it’s also bolstered by a 360-degree ErgoLift hinge and an edge-to-edge keyboard. It also boasts up to 14 hours of uptime in a single charge, comes with a 65W charger, and ASUS USB-C Easy Charge to take advantage of a wide range of USB-C or USB-C Power Delivery chargers.

It’s got a NanoEdge FHD OLED touchscreen fully compatible with the newly designed ASUS Pen with support for 4096 pressure levels. It’s powered by up to an 11th gen Core i5 CPU with Intel Iris Xe graphics and 8GB of RAM, and up to a 512GB SSD.

ASUS ZenBook S (UX393)

ASUS 11th Gen Laptop Launch 4ZenBook S is a 13.9-inch laptop with a 3:2 aspect-ratio form factor. It measures 15.7mm thin, 1.35kg light, and sports a tough all-metal unibody.  It boasts a 3.3K (3300 x 2200) touchscreen and a high-capacity 67Wh battery with fast-charge support and gives it up to  12 hours of uptime.

The new Jade Black livery features contrasting Red Copper diamond-cut highlights, and a special off-center ASUS logo, along with an ErgoLift hinge that ensures comfortable typing, along with improved cooling airflow.

The device runs on up to an 11th gen Core i7 processor along with up to 16GB of RAM and up to a 1TB PCIe 3.0×4 M.4 SSD. It features full-size HDMI and USB 3.2 Gen1 Type-A ports, along with two ultrafast and versatile Thunderbolt 4 USB-C ports, and a microSD card reader.

ASUS NumberPad 2.0 provides easy numeric data entry, while an IR camera allows for convenient face login with Windows Hello.

ASUS ExpertBook B9 (B9400)

ASUS 11th Gen Laptop Launch 5ExpertBook B9 boasts a sleek precision-crafted minimalist chassis that’s only 880g light for premium portability. It’s built for travel with all-day battery life, dual-storage design, a full set of I/O ports, ASUS NumberPad, and a proximity sensor. Constructed from magnesium-lithium alloy and bolstered with extra structural rigidity, it meets ultra-demanding US MIL-STD 810H US military standards, and enterprise-grade security ensures that confidential data is kept safe.

The device is powered by up to an 11th gen Intel Core i7 CPU with Intel Iris Xe graphics and superfast WiFi 6, Dual SSDs with support for RAID 0 and RAID 1, and advanced video conferencing solutions which include AI noise-canceling audio and ASUS WiFi Master for stable network connections.

ExpertBook B9 even includes a user-friendly accessory box that can be used as a laptop stand.

ASUS ZenBook 14 (UX435EA/EG)

ASUS 11th Gen Laptop Launch 6Combining superb performance and effortless portability with timeless good looks, ZenBook 14 weighs as little as 1.19kg and features ASUS ScreenPad for enhanced productivity.

Powering the device is up to an 11th gen Intel Core i5 CPU with Intel Iris Xe graphics or an NVIDIA GeForce MX450. It also features a full array of I/O ports – Two Thunderbolt 4 USB-C ports, a USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A port, a standard HDMI 2.0 port, a microSD card reader, and an audio jack.

ZenBook 14 boasts a 4-sided frameless NanoEdge display with a 92% screen-to-body ratio and is available in two distinctive new shades: Pine Grey and Lilac Mist.

ASUS ZenBook Flip 15 (UX564)

ASUS 11th Gen Laptop Launch 7ZenBook Flip 15 boasts a stunning 4K UHD OLED NanoEdge high-contrast touchscreen, the innovative 360-degree ErgoLift hinge, and is compatible with ASUS Pen active stylus. It’s also fine-tuned with ASUS WiFi Master technology and offers a comprehensive array of I/O ports including Thunderbolt 4 USB-C.

Under the hood is an 11th gen Intel CPU and up to an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti GPU to accelerate on-the-go productivity and creativity.

ASUS VivoBook Flip 14 (TP470)

ASUS 11th Gen Laptop Launch 8VivoBook Flip 14 is a boldly styled convertible touchscreen laptop with a 360-degree hinge that allows it to be used in laptop, stand, tent, and tablet modes – or anything in between. It also supports the ASUS active stylus for accurate input and writing in a natural feel.

The device is powered by up to an 11th gen Intel Core i7 CPU with Intel Iris Xe graphics, up to 16GB of RAM, up to 512GB PCIe SSD, and comprehensive I/O connectivity including Thunderbolt 4 USB-C.

It’s also full of personality, sporting a sleek Indie Black and Transparent Silver finish and a color-blocked Enter key with yellow edges and text.

ASUS VivoBook S14/S15 (S433/S533)

ASUS 11th Gen Laptop Launch 9VivoBook S14 (S433) and S15 (S533) are 14-inch and 15-inch laptops that strike a great balance between style and performance with a new and bolder look. They also offer style on the inside with an Enter key with color-blocked edges.

The new VivoBooks are powered by up to 11th gen Intel Core i7 processors with Intel Iris Xe graphics, 8GB of RAM, and a large-capacity PCIe SSD that provides superfast storage, while offering comprehensive I/O connectivity, including Thunderbolt 4 USB-C.

ASUS VivoBook 15 (K513/X513)

ASUS 11th Gen Laptop Launch 10VivoBook 15 series features vivid, colorful laptops built for productivity and entertainment. Powered by up to 11th gen Intel Core i5 processors with Intel Iris Xe graphics, 4GB of RAM, WiFi 6, and a large-capacity PCIe SSD, VivoBook 14 and 15 empowers users with supreme productivity. A color-blocked Enter key adds a touch of style and the dual-storage design of VivoBook 15 delivers the superfast data-access speeds of an SSD combined with the large capacity of an HDD.

ASUS ZenBook Pro 15 (UX535)

ASUS 11th Gen Laptop Launch 11ZenBook Pro 15 is the latest model in the ZenBook Pro series of ultraportable laptops built for creative work and is also the smallest 15.6-inch laptop with a 4K OLED touchscreen. It allows creators to work on their projects anywhere, thanks to a compact design enabled by slim bezels.

The device is powered by 10th gen Intel Core i7 processors, 16GB of RAM, and up to an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti GPU for powerful creative performance, as well as up to a 1TB PCIe 3.0×4 SSD for ultrafast storage.

ZenBook Pro 15 boasts a 63 Wh battery and a comprehensive set of I/O ports including a Thunderbolt 3 USB-C port, a USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A port, an HDMI 2.0 port, an audio jack, and an SD card reader. The precision-engineered ErgoLift hinge creates a comfortable typing position, and the IR camera allows for hands-free login with Windows Hello. WiFi 6 offers ultrafast wireless connectivity, enhanced by ASUS WiFi Master Premium Technology for rock-solid connection stability.

Availability and Pricing

ZenBook Flip S (UX371), ZenBook S (UX393), ZenBook 14 (UX435EA/EG) and ZenBook Pro 15 (UX535) will be available in Q4 of 2020. For the other models, stay tuned to the brand’s official Philippine website and Facebook page.

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.