ASUS has officially announced the launch of its latest ExpertBook B9 and ProArt StudioBook series laptops in the Philippines. The new line of laptops include the ExpertBook B9 (B9450) as well as the ProArt StudioBook (W590), ProArt StudioBook Pro X, ProArt StudioBook 15/17, and the ProArt StudioBook Pro 15/17.
ExpertBook B9 (B9450)
The new ExpertBook B9 (B9450) is touted as the world’s lightest business laptop with an impressive 24-hour battery life. According to ASUS, the B9450 only weights 870 grams and features a thin body measuring only 14.9mm. It also features the company’s four-sided NanoEdge display, increasing the device’s screen-to-body ratio to 94%. Some of its other features include the company’s NumberPad 2.0 touchpad, ErgoLift hinge, WiFi 6, an HD webcam equipped with a privacy shield, four 360-degree far-field microphones that support noise cancellation, and a Harman Kardon-optimized audio system.
The ExpertBook B9 (B9450) is equipped with a 14-inch Full HD (1920 x 1080) IPS LED display, either an Intel Core i5-10210U or Core i7-10510U processor, Intel UHD Graphics 620, 16GB of LPDDR3 RAM, and up to two PCIe 3.0 x4 SSDs (supports up to 2TB).
ProArt StudioBook Pro X (W730)
The ProArt StudioBook Pro X (W730) is one of the two flagships of the new ProArt StudioBook line of laptops from ASUS. The Pro X (W730) features a 17-inch display with the company’s four-sided NanoEdge bezels, Quadro RTX 5000 graphics, and either a 9th generation Intel Xeon or Core i7 processor. Some of its other features include a 180-degree hinge, the company’s ScreenPad 2.0 touchpad, 64GB of RAM (supports up to 128GB), a 1TB PCIe SSD (supports up to 4TB in RAID 0), a 2.5-inch HDD slot, WiFi 6, and more.
ProArt StudioBook One (W590)
The other flagship in the new line of ASUS laptops targeted at creative professionals is the ProArt StudioBook One (W590), which features an Intel Core i9-9980HK processor, Quadro RTX 6000 graphics, 64GB of RAM, and a 1TB PCIe SSD. It also features a 15.6-inch UHD (3840 x 2160) IPS-level display that’s Pantone Validated, covers 100% of the Adobe RGB color space, and features up to 8K resolution for external displays. Other features of the ProArt StudioBook One (W590) include WiFi 5 and three Thunderbolt 3 ports for both multiple external displays as well as charging.
ProArt StudioBook Pro 15/17 (W500/W700)
The ProArt StudioBook Pro 15/17 (W700/W500) provides consumers with a more affordable option within the company’s ProArt StudioBook line. The ProArt StudioBook Pro 17 features an Intel Xeon E-2276M processor coupled with Quadro RTX 3000 Max-Q graphics while the ProArt StudioBook Pro 15 comes with an Intel Core i7-9750H and Quadro RTX 5000 Max-Q graphics. Both models also feature 16GB of RAM, a 1TB PCIe SSD (supports up to 4TB), the NumberPad 2.0 touchpad, WiFi 6, and more.
ProArt StudioBook 15/17 (H500/H700)
Lastly, the most affordable models in the new line are the ProArt StudioBook 15/17. Both models are equipped with the same Intel Core i7-9750H processor as the ProArt StudioBook Pro 15 but will be powered by a GeForce RTX 2060 rather than a Quadro GPU. The two models will also be equipped with 16GB of RAM, 1TB of PCIe SSD storage, and WiFi 6 connectivity.
More information on the new ASUS ExpertBook B9 (B9450) and all the new ProArt StudioBook models will be released when the products official launch in the Philippines next week on June 19, 2020, during the company’s online event. More information on the event can be found on the official event page.