Press release

ASUS Unveils All-New Lineup of Lifestyle, Business and Gaming Innovations at CES 2020

Sponsored by Businesswire

ASUS today unveiled a comprehensive new lineup of lifestyle, business
and gaming innovations at CES 2020, including notebooks, motherboards,
desktops, displays, routers and devices for AIoT applications designed
to deliver exceptional productivity and gaming experiences and fulfill
the ASUS mission of creating the most ubiquitous, intelligent, heartfelt
and joyful smart life for everyone.

The latest notebooks include Chromebook Flip C436, the VivoBook S
(S333/S433/S533) series and ExpertBook B9450. The ultrathin Chromebook
Flip C436 delivers nimble performance and connectivity with an up to
10th Generation Intel Core i7 processor, up to 16GB RAM, a fast NVMe SSD
and the latest Wi-Fi 6 networking. The latest VivoBook S laptops cater
to users seeking a blend of personality and performance characteristic
to the series with an updated chassis available in bold new colors and
13-inch, 14-inch and 15-inch form factors. The ExpertBook B9450 is the
world’s lightest 14-inch business notebook1 and gives users a
long-lasting battery and a dynamic 10th Generation Intel®
Core™ processor for accelerated productivity.

ASUS also showcased the Prime TRX40-Pro motherboard for content
creators, designers and professionals. The motherboard is expertly
engineered to unleash the full potential of AMD’s latest 3rd Gen Ryzen™
Threadripper™ processors and pairs perfectly with the Hyper M.2 X16 Gen4
Card, which enables creation of hardware SSD RAID arrays for blazingly
fast storage performance.

Other products on display include ProArt StudioBook notebooks and ProArt
Station mini PCs; the TUF Gaming A15 and A17 gaming laptops; ZenScreen
MB16ACE portable monitor; ProArt Display PA248QV and PA278QV monitors;
TUF Gaming VG27AQL1A gaming monitor; ZenWiFi Voice, ZenWiFi AX (XT8),
ZenWiFi AC (CT8), RT-AX89X and RT-AX86U routers; and devices for
AIoT applications, including the Tinker Edge T and Tinker Edge R
single-board computers and Mini PC PN61T.

The latest ASUS innovations will be on display to CES 2020 visitors Jan.
6–9 at the ASUS Media Showroom at the Planet Hollywood Las Vegas Resort
& Casino.


The feature-rich Chromebook Flip C436 integrates up to a 10th
Generation Intel® Core™ i7 processor, up to 16GB of RAM, a
quick NVMe SSD and cutting-edge Wi-Fi 6 networking capability for nimble
connectivity. It also includes a wide range of premium features such as
an integrated fingerprint sensor in the power button, an omnidirectional
quad-speaker design for high-quality sound in a number of convertible
modes, USI stylus support for open pen input and numerous other
peripheral options. The use of high-grade metal, two alluring finishes,
including the iridescent Aerogel White and the classic Transparent
Silver, and an ultrathin chassis give the Chromebook Flip C436 a sleek
and graceful appearance.

The VivoBook S (S333/S433/S533) family of notebooks deftly blends
personality and performance with finishes in a variety of bold colors
and an eye-catching Enter key with color-blocked edges, up to 10th
Generation Intel® Core™ i7 processors, Wi-Fi 6 technology,
NVIDIA discrete graphics and an updated chassis available in 13-inch,
14-inch and 15-inch form factors. With an array of colors and sizes to
choose from, users can choose the perfect VivoBook S that not only fits
their needs but also expresses their personal style.

ExpertBook B9450 is a formidable notebook designed to meet the
demanding needs of mobile working professionals. The world’s lightest
14-inch business notebook2, it weighs just 870 grams3
and has a thickness of just 14.8 mm. Despite its highly portable design,
ExpertBook B9450 features a powerful battery that delivers up to 24 hours4
of use on a single charge, even when tasked with heavy workloads and
surpasses the strict MIL-STD 810G US military standard for proven
quality. ExpertBook comes equipped with a 10th Generation
Intel® Core™ i7 or i5 processor, up to 16GB of RAM, a pair of
M.2 slots, two Thunderbolt™ 3 ports and Wi-Fi 6 connectivity. ExpertBook
B9450 is an excellent notebook for business professionals who need a
powerful notebook and the latest technology to get things done.


The 15-inch TUF Gaming A15 and 17-inch TUF Gaming A17
deliver unprecedented gaming experiences with potent 4th Gen AMD Ryzen™
Mobile CPUs and up to NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 2060 graphics.
These powerful NVIDIA Turing-based GPUs feed frames into fast displays
that refresh at up to 144 Hz and use adaptive sync technology to ensure
smoother, tear-free gaming across a wide range of titles. Armed with
bigger battery options ranging up to 90 Wh, TUF Gaming A15 and A17 give
users the flexibility and freedom to spend long hours away from an
outlet. The more compact chassis on each model is ideal for portability,
and updated military-grade durability testing ensures each notebook’s
ability to survive in the field.


The Hyper M.2 X16 Gen4 Card pairs perfectly with all ASUS and ROG
TRX40 motherboards, enabling users to add up to four NVMe SSDs to their
system. With PCIe 4.0 bandwidth of up to 16GT/s and AMD Ryzen™
Threadripper™ support for bootable hardware RAID arrays using CPU PCIe
lanes, Hyper M.2 X16 Gen4 Card enables blazingly fast storage
performance that is perfect for content creators, such as video editors
who work with 4K and 8K video files.


ProArt Display PA248QV and PA278QV are designed to satisfy
the needs of creative professionals, such as photographers, video
editors and graphic designers. The displays come factory calibrated and
deliver superb color accuracy with an average Delta E < 2 rating and
100% sRGB / 100% Rec. 709 color space coverage. ASUS-exclusive features,
such as ProArt Preset and ProArt Palette with six-axis color,
black-level and brightness adjustments, enable users to achieve the
exact look they want quickly, easily and precisely.

The 27-inch ProArt Display PA278QV offers 2560 x 1440 resolution and a
wide aspect ratio, while the 24.1-inch ProArt Display PA248QV has a
resolution of 1920 x 1200 and a 16:10 aspect ratio. Both displays have
ultra-slim side and top bezels that minimize distractions and enable
nearly seamless multi-monitor setups. They offer flexible connectivity
and each feature a USB 3.0 hub for attaching high-speed storage devices
and other accessories. ProArt Display PA278QV comes with DisplayPort
1.2, Mini DisplayPort, HDMI 1.4 and Dual-link DVI-D ports, and ProArt
Display PA248QV has DisplayPort 1.2, HDMI 1.4, and legacy D-Sub ports.

TUF Gaming VG27AQL1A features a stand that is wider than those on
competing gaming monitors, providing increased stability. Its ultra-thin
bezel helps keep the focus on onscreen action and VESA DisplayHDR 400
compliance ensures that virtual gaming worlds are presented in the
highest quality. The 1440p IPS display of the TUF Gaming VG27AQL1A
features refresh rates of up to 165 Hz with a low 1-millisecond response
time (MPRT), ensuring that users will have a seamless and nimble gaming
experience. It also features ELMB SYNC for enabling ELMB
(low-motion-blur technology) and variable refresh rates at the same
time, eliminating ghosting and tearing for sharp visuals and high frame
rates while gaming.


ZenWiFi Voice is a dual-band AC1300 mesh network router that
integrates Amazon Alexa technology, making it suitable as a centerpiece
of any smart home. Supporting AiMesh technology makes it possible to use
the device as a standalone router or as part of a larger mesh network
with other AiMesh devices. It can also be used in Repeater mode to boost
the signal of any wireless router. ZenWiFi Voice delivers a smooth
connection for wireless devices, as well as providing access to Amazon’s
Alexa. The built-in Amazon Alexa provides support from the smart
assistant for streaming music, receiving weather updates, or even
telling users a joke, all owing to the smooth connection of the ZenWiFi

RT-AX86U router has inherited gaming genes from the popular
RT-AC86U, yet is upgraded to allow users enjoy great Wi-Fi 6 benefits.
Supporting Wi-Fi 6 technology, RT-AX86U enables networking speeds up to
5700 Mbps, more network capacity, better power efficiency for connected
devices and much wider signal coverage. It is also a new face to the
ASUS Gaming series, which provides great features to smoothen gaming
experiences. With mobile game boost, users can give their phone top
network priority for faster online gaming experiences with minimal lag.
RT-AX86U can also deliver boosted gaming over wired connections with
speeds of up to 2 gigabits via WAN/LAN aggregation and a 2.5G Base-T
port that can be configured as a WAN or LAN port through the router’s
web interface.


Mini PC PN61T features a built-in Google Edge TPU that offers
enhanced performance for local inferencing, and supports Power Delivery
(PD) power input through a USB Type-C port in the back. Mini PC PN61T
also has a consumer infrared sensor for remote control applications.
Additionally, it features a USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-C port, microSD card
reader and has a smooth fan policy to reduce acoustics.



Please contact your local ASUS representative for further information on
products and availability.

ASUS at CES 2020: If you’re interested in seeing any products or
taking a tour of the ASUS and ROG showrooms at CES, please reach out to
the press contacts listed below.


To access all ASUS and ROG CES 2020 press releases and collateral,
please visit:

For all ASUS and ROG CES 2020 news, please visit:
or view the related press releases below:

About ASUS

ASUS is a multinational company known for the world’s best motherboards,
PCs, monitors, graphics cards and routers, and driven to become the
most-admired innovative leading technology enterprise. With a global
workforce that includes more than 5,000 R&D professionals, ASUS leads
the industry through cutting-edge design and innovations made to create
the most ubiquitous, intelligent, heartfelt and joyful smart life for
everyone. Inspired by the In Search of Incredible brand spirit,
ASUS won more than 11 prestigious awards every day in 2018 and ranked as
one of Forbes’ Global 2000 Top Regarded Companies, Thomson Reuters’ Top
100 Global Tech Leaders and Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies.

1 As of Dec 1, 2019. Based on internal ASUS market analysis
comparing the size of ExpertBook B9450 to competitor products from
vendors including Acer, HP, Huawei, Lenovo, Microsoft and Samsung.
Actual weight may vary by specs.

2 As of Dec 1, 2019. Based on internal ASUS market analysis
comparing the size of ExpertBook B9 to competitor products from vendors
including Acer, HP, Huawei, Lenovo, Microsoft and Samsung. Actual weight
may vary by specs.

3 Measured with 33W battery. Weight may vary according to

4 Battery life test configuration: Intel® Core™
i7-10510U, 16GB RAM, FHD display, 2TB PCIe® 3.0 x4 SSD, 66W battery.
Battery tests conducted by ASUS in August 2018 using the MobileMark®
2014 Office Productivity scenario.