ASUS’ New ZenBook Pro 15 Features i9 CPU, GTX 1050 Ti

ASUS’ New ZenBook Pro 15 Features i9 CPU, GTX 1050 Ti

ASUS’ New ZenBook Pro 15 Features i9 CPU, GTX 1050 Ti

by May 16, 2018

ASUS has announced the launch of its new ZenBook Pro 15 (UX550G). The ZenBook Pro 15 is a laptop with a 15.6-inch display. The device is a perfect amalgamation of superior performance and user-friendly sleek design. The ZenBook is powered by up to 8th generation of Intel Core i9 processor and up to gaming-grade NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti graphics. It also boasts of the fastest PCI Express (PCIe) 3.0 x4 SSDs. The laptop is powered by a high-speed 2400MHz DDR4 RAM, 802.11ac gigabit-class Wi-Fi and Thunderbolt 3 USB Type-C (USB-C) ports. The ZenBook comes with an integrated fingerprint sensor that allows fast and secure one-touch login with Windows Hello.


The NanoEdge PANTONE Validated multitouch display screen features up to a 4K UHD resolution, 100% Adobe RGB and 132% sRGB color gamut, a Delta-E (ΔE) color difference of less than 2.0 and an ultrathin 7.3mm bezel. This gives the ZenBook Pro 15 a screen-to-body ratio of 83% which is very good for a laptop. The display screen is built considering a professional who is always on the move. It delivers an immensely intuitive experience and immersive sound is delivered by the Harman Kardon-certified audio system.

ZenBook Pro 15 retains the compact design of its predecessors. It features an all-aluminium unibody with a new Deep Dive Blue spun-metal finish. It is complemented by Rose Gold diamond-cut edges. On the battery front, a high-capacity 71Wh lithium-polymer battery powers the ZenBook Pro 15 for up to 10 hours. It is equipped with fast-charge technology to enable professionals on the move to ensure that the recharge times are as short as possible.

ZenBook Pro 15 is powered by up to an 8th Generation Intel Core i9-8950HQ hexa-core processor. With six cores on the laptop, it is 29% faster than the previous generation laptops and can operate at a frequency of up to 4.5GHz. The processor runs seamlessly on 16 GB of high-performance 2400MHz DDR4 RAM.

The Zenbook Pro 15 also uses up to a GeForce GTX 1050 TI with 4GB of GDDR5 memory. This is good for 3d rendering of 4k video playback. Even for gaming at 1080P, the laptop is a superb choice.

The ZenBook Pro 15 creates an unparalleled audio experience through its Harman Kardon-certified ASUS SonicMaster sound system. The sound systems pack high-quality speakers and a smart amplifier to enable a 1.4X amplification on sound as compared to previous ZenBook Pro laptops. At 1.6X-wider frequency response, it ensures that the users can hear legible, clear and full-range sound, even at high volume levels.

While the ZebBook packs in a lot of interesting features and is set to generate curiosity, the price or availability of the phone has not yet been detailed out.