Unlock the Pro in Ambitious Creators with the All-New ASUS Vivobook Pro Series – Manila Bulletin
ONESUS announced two new high-performance laptops in the Vivobook Pro series for young aspiring creators: the 16-inch Vivobook Pro 16X OLED (N7601) and the 15.6-inch Vivobook Pro 15 OLED (M6500). These feature-rich laptops are composed of creator-focused components, including visually precise OLED displays, the latest Intel and AMD processors, studio-grade NVIDIA GeForce RTX 30 series graphics, and an innovative thermal system.
Power and performance like a pro
Create works that wow with the Vivobook Pro 16X OLED’s 4K OLED HDR Dolby Vision 16:10 display. With a bigger screen, creators have more real estate for bigger projects. At the same time, it helps designers and editors pay more attention to every intricate detail in their visual work. This world-leading 600-nit NanoEdge slim-bezel display is PANTONE validated, VESA DisplayHDR True Black 600 certified[i], and has a 100% DCI-P3 color gamut in cinema quality. Advanced young creators are guaranteed to get only best-in-class, realistic images, ideal for color-intensive tasks. OLED HDR Dolby Vision on Vivobook Pro 16X OLED enhances the finest nuances in a creation to deliver a premium viewing experience. Since creators are known for spending long hours and late nights, the Vivobook Pro 16X OLED is equipped to improve eye care with its TÜV Rheinland certification for low blue light emissions.
The Vivobook Pro 16X OLED is covered with an exclusive ASUS DialPad – a virtual rotary control on the mega-sized touchpad that allows creators to fully control parameter adjustments in compatible Adobe creative software or custom functions in other apps. It is customizable via the ProArt Creator Hub, giving users access to various creator-related settings and features, including performance modes and display calibration.
Vivobook Pro 16X OLED consists of high-performance components to ensure a smooth fluid content creation process. Vivobook Pro 16X OLED comes with a 12th Generation Intel Core i9 H-series processor, 16 GB DDR5 RAM and an ultra-fast 512 GB PCIe 4.0 SSD. There are extra slots for memory and storage expansion for heavy users. Since excellent graphics performance is essential for content creation, the Vivobook Pro 16X OLED is equipped with the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 GPU. This power combination enhances any creative workflow and allows users to edit, render or stream their creations faster and more precisely. Users can also access advanced graphics features, such as ray-tracing, VR or AI-powered video editing. And with the exclusive free NVIDIA Studio drivers, they get the best out of all their creative apps.
To keep all of the industry-leading display and flagship-level performance at optimum capacity, the Vivobook Pro 16X OLED features ASUS IceCool Pro thermal technology under the hood. This proprietary thermal technology features a dual fan design with four external exhaust vents that allow users to select the ideal acoustic balance for the task at hand. This ultra-efficient cooling system delivers sustained peak CPU performance at 140 watts of thermal design power (TDP)[ii].
Vivobook Pro 16X OLED is primed for productivity with a full set of high-speed I/O ports. It includes a 40 Gbps Thunderbolt 4 USB-C, full-featured USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C, USB 3.2 Gen 2 and Gen 1 Type-A, and HDMI 2.1, along with a microSD Express 7.1 card reader and a 2.5 Gbps LAN port . Users can easily connect to their latest peripherals, displays or projectors to import, export, share or display content faster and more conveniently than ever. In addition, the Vivobook Pro 16X OLED packs a long-lasting high-capacity 90 Wh battery for endless creativity and productivity.
The creator’s ideal machine
For beginners planning to break through the industry or still building their portfolio, the Vivobook Pro 15 OLED is the ideal machine for that. With a beautiful and world-first 2.8K 120 Hz OLED HDR 16:9 600-nit screen, it is perfect for creative activities, with refresh rates of up to 120 Hz and 0.2 ms response times. With the same ASUS OLED display advantages, users can dive deeper into their visual world.
To complement the stunning display, the Vivobook Pro 15 OLED has an up to AMD Ryzen 7 5800H mobile processor with studio quality up to NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Ti GPU, 16 GB DDR4 RAM and 512 GB PCIe 3.0 SSD. The Vivobook Pro 15 OLED is the perfect laptop for those just starting their creative journey, as it provides plenty of ultra-fast storage for projects and loads apps in an instant. Whether for entry-level 3D tasks, high-definition videos or live streaming, this creator’s must-have brings out the best of the user’s creativity thanks to its advanced GPU capabilities. For always-cool performance, ASUS IceCool Plus thermal technology uses upgraded 8mm and 6mm heat pipes with dual fans that effectively accelerate heat transfer and increase airflow by up to 16%. This also allows the CPU and GPU to run comfortably at 85W combined TDP in performance mode – without throttling.
A smooth workflow requires fast connectivity, and there’s no shortage of I/O ports in the Vivobook Pro 15 OLED. It includes a USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C, USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A, microSD card reader, HDMI 1.4 and USB 2.0 ports. To keep the Vivobook Pro 15 OLED hygienic, it is protected by ASUS Antibacterial Guard. This surface treatment keeps thousands of potentially harmful bacteria at bay. Antibacterial Guard is scientifically proven[iii] to inhibit the growth of bacteria[iv] with more than 99% over 24 hours. This secures the portable surface[v] stay clean and hygienic for longer and reduce the spread of bacteria via contact.
Smart features designed for creators
The all-new Vivobook Pro series comes with a free three-month subscription to Adobe Creative Cloud, which provides access to over 20 world-class creative apps and gives users more time to be inspired and create. Both Creator laptops can lie flat to 180 degrees for collaboration thanks to their ErgoLift Hinge. The ErgoSense keyboards, along with larger touchpads, promise an intuitive typing experience. The Vivobook Pro series features a fingerprint sensor on the power button and a physical webcam shield to improve security and privacy.
For unrivaled sound quality, the Vivobook Pro 16X OLED and Vivobook Pro 15 OLED have the stereo sound system certified by the sound experts at Harman Kardon. It delivers powerful, immersive crystal-clear sound, providing unparalleled immersive entertainment and communication. The immersive multidimensional sound of Dolby Atmos immerses users in their favorite entertainment with sound that moves around them for stunning realism in music, movies and TV.
Prices and availability
ASUS Vivobook Pro 16X OLED and ASUS Vivobook Pro 15 OLED laptops come with a free lifetime license to Microsoft Office applications.
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