ASUS Introduced the 2022 Lineup of Zenbook and Vivobook Laptops

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ASUS just unveiled its new 2022 lineup for the Zenbook Pro and Zenbook S series of laptops and the Vivobook Pro series, Vivobook S Series, and Vivobook 13 Slate OLED Artist Edition laptops.

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Zenbook 2022 Lineup Redesigned for Performance

The new Zenbook Pro and Zenbook S series lineup includes standard, convertible, and dual-display laptops ranging from 13” to 17.3”.

These new laptops feature 12th Gen Intel Core H-Series Processors or AMD Ryzen 6000 H-Series Chips paired with up to an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 30 Series laptop GPU.

“At ASUS, we continue in our relentless pursuit for innovation to push everyone’s creativity to the next level. Thanks to our users, ASUS has become the worldwide No.1 NVIDIA Studio creator laptop brand. And since launching our most comprehensive OLED laptop line-up in 2021, ASUS has earned the worldwide No. 1 spot for OLED laptops. With the full enhancement of our brand-new Zenbook Pro and Zenbook S series, these iconic premium compact laptop series not only achieve the pinnacle of performance, but also feature stunning OLED displays, unique innovations, and a modern new look.”

Rex Lee, ASUS Vice President and Head of Personal Computer BU

Moreover, ASUS has partnered with NVIDIA to bring all the benefits from NVIDIA Studio to the new Zenbook Pro laptops.

The 2022 Zenbook Pro and Zenbook S series of laptops feature a new modern Zen look that gives them an uncluttered, sophisticated appearance, with new features like the stepped diamond-cut edge highlights and the new ASUS monogram ‘A’ lid logo.

Continuing the Zenbook tradition, the emphasis is on elegance and portability combined with class-leading performance.

“Over the last 10 years, the ebook series has been transformed, perfectly reflecting the ASUS journey in search of incredible. With our new 2022 portfolio, Zenbook moves to the next level. The incredible comes from within you, from all the people who see things from different perspectives, creating what has never been created. Zenbook is perfectly placed to support those who will not settle, so this year, we’re launching the Incredible Comes from Within campaign to continue in search of incredible.”

Galip Fu, ASUS Global Marketing Director

In addition, the Zenbook Pro and S series are now equipped with up to a 12th Gen Intel Core H-series or AMD Ryzen 6000 H-series processors.

Maximum sustained performance of up to 140 W combined thermal design power (TDP), depending on the model, is supported by an improved cooling solution throughout the series which includes ASUS IceCool, IceCool Plus, and IceCool Pro. Additionally, the Zenbook Pro 16X OLED (UX7602) and Zenbook Pro 14 Duo OLED (UX8402) introduce the new Active Aerodynamic System Ultra (AAS Ultra), an innovative auto-tilt mechanism that elevates the ASUS ScreenPad Plus secondary touchscreen or the ASUS ErgoSense keyboard to allow improved cooling and better ergonomics.

Zenbook Pro 16X OLED

Zenbook Pro 16X Oled

The new Zenbook Pro 16X OLED is powered by a 12th Gen Intel Core i9-12900H processor paired with an Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 laptop GPU.

Other features are as follows:

  • 16:10 16″ 4K OLED HDR 60 Hz 550-nit Dolby Vision touchscreen
  • PANTONE Validated
  • Cinema-grade 100% DCI-P3 gamut
  • ESA DisplayHDR
  • True Black 500-certified
  • White-RGB ASUS Intelligent Lighting System
  • ASUS Dial rotary controller
  • Enlarged touchpad with haptic feedback

 Zenbook Pro 14 Duo OLED  

Zenbook Pro 14 Duo OLED

The Zenbook Pro 14 Duo OLED is an Intel EVO-certified laptop for creators, It contains a 12th Gen Intel Core i9 12900H processor with an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 350Ti Laptop GPU.

Additional features include:

  • ASUS IceCool Plus technology
  • AAS Ultra mechanism
  • ScreenPad Plus secondary touchscreen by 12°
  • 2.8K OLED HDR 16:10 main Dolby Vision touchscreen
  • 120 Hz refresh rate
  • Peak brightness of 500 nits
  • PANTONE Validated color accuracy
  • Cinema-grade 100% DCI-P3 gamut
  • TÜV Rheinland-certified eye care

If you are looking for a bigger display, the 15.6-inch Zenbook Pro 15 Duo OLED (UX582) has been updated for 2022 and now features up to a 12th Gen Intel Core i9-12900H processor with up to an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU.

 Zenbook Pro series

Zenbook Pro Series

The Zenbook Pro series includes the Intel-EVO certified Zenbook Pro 15 Flip OLED (UP6502) and the Zenbook Pro 17 (UM6702) which are both equipped with Intel’s 12th Gen processors.

Zenbook Pro 15 Flip OLED features are:

  • 12th Gen Intel Core i7 processor
  • Intel Arc A370M discrete graphics
  • ASUS IceCool Plus thermal technology
  • Stepped diamond-cut edges
  • 360° ErgoLift hinge
  • HD IR camera for fast face login
  • Ambient light and RGB color sensor
  • Harman Kardon-certified quad-speaker Dolby Atmos audio system

Zenbook Pro 17 features are as follows:

  • 17.3-inch 2.5K IPS NanoEdge Dolby Vision touchscreen
  • PANTONE Validated
  • 165 Hz refresh rate
  • up to an AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX processor
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 GPU
  • Harman Kardon-certified Dolby Atmos audio system
  • Finished in elegant Tech Black

 Zenbook S series

Zenbook S series

The Zenbook S Series includes the Zenbook S 13 Flip OLED (UP5302) and the Zenbook S 13 OLED (UM5302) and are equipped with an Intel 12th Gen processor for the former and an AMD 6000 series processor for the latter.

The Zenbook S 13 Flip OLED features are as follows:

  • Unibody design
  • Precision-engineered hinge
  • Crafted from premium magnesium-aluminum alloy
  • 1.1 kg light and 14.9 mm thin
  • Up to 12th Gen Intel Core i7 processor 
  • Long-lasting 67 Wh battery
  • Thunderbolt 4 USB-C ports
  • microSD card reader 

Zenbook S 13 OLED features are:

  • 14.9 mm magnesium-aluminum alloy chassis
  • 1 kg
  • AMD Ryzen 7 6800U processor
  • AMD Radeon 680M graphics
  • Ponder Blue, Aqua Celadon, Vestige Beige, and Refined White colorways
  • 19-hour battery life
  • USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C
  • USB-C Easy Charge
  • 16:10 2.8K OLED HDR NanoEdge Dolby Vision touchscreen
  • PANTONE Validated
  • VESA DisplayHDR True Black 500 certified
  • ultra-vivid 100% DCI-P3 color gamut

Vivobook Pro series

Vivobook Pro Series

New models for the 2022 Vivobook Pro Series include the 16-inch Vivobook Pro 16X OLED (N7601/M7601), the 15.6-inch Vivobook Pro 15X OLED (K6501/M6501), the 14.5-inch Vivobook Pro 14X OLED (N7401), the 16-inch Vivobook Pro 16 OLED (K6602), and the 15.6-inch Vivobook Pro 15 OLED (K6502/K6500/M6500).

These laptops feature the following specs:

  • 12th Gen Intel Core i9 12900H or AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX processors
  • Up to 32 GB of DDR5 RAM
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti graphics
  • 2 TB PCIe 4.0 SSD
  • ASUS IceCool Pro thermal technology 
  • Combined CPU and GPU TDP of up to 140 W
  • OLED display technology
  • 120 Hz refresh rate
  • 0.2 ms response times
  • PANTONE Validated
  • Up to VESA DisplayHDR True Black 600 certified
  • Cinema-grade 100% DCI-P3 color gamut
  • TÜV Rheinland certified for low blue-light 
  • SD Express 7.0 microSD card reader
  • ASUS DialPad virtual rotary control
  • ProArt Creator Hub app
  • 90 Wh battery
  • US military-grade durability

Vivobook S series

Vivobook S Series

The 2022 Vivobook S series lineup includes Vivobook S 14X OLED (S5402/M5402), Vivobook S 16X OLED (S5602/M5602), Vivobook S 14 OLED (K3402/M3402), and the Vivobook S 15 OLED (K3502/M3502).

The features of these laptops are as follows:

  • 17.9 mm thin and weighing 1.6 kg
  • 45 W TDP CPU performance
  • Metal lids for the S 14/15 models
  • All-metal construction for the premium S 14X/16X models
  • Indie Black, Neutral Grey, or Brave Green for S 14/15
  • Midnight Black, Solar Silver, or Sand Grey for S 14X/16X and a raised logo tab on the lid

Vivobook 13 Slate OLED Artist Editions

This series includes the Vivobook 13 Slate OLED Philip Colbert Edition and the Vivobook 13 Slate OLED Steven Harrington Edition which are limited-edition versions of the versatile 2-in-1 portable companion with its stylish looks and innovative design. 

Moreover, these are designed in collaboration with world-renowned artists Philip Colbert and Steven Harrington which include the themed hardware, exclusive accessories, and packaging.

These special editions each represent the unique world-view of the artist, with specially commissioned themed accessories — including a cover stand, smart cover, sleeve, stylus holder, and more — and packing featuring their original artwork. Both editions are also available with an optional artist-designed ASUS Marshmallow mouse.

For more information on new ASUS product lineups and ASUS events, click here.

Migs Palispis
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Started his freelancing adventure in 2018 and began doing freelance Audio Engineering work and then started freelance writing a few years later.

Currently he writes for Gadget Pilipinas and Grit.PH.

He is also a musician, foody, gamer, and PC enthusiast.

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