ASUS finally showed us its range of OLED panel laptops made for creatives, professionals and everyday users.
OLED panel technology has gotten better and brighter compared to when they were first released in 2013. These panels give its users a more immersive and colour-accurate experience, rendering more details and making moving objects look smoother compared to LED or LCD panels.
Knowing this, ASUS released the first ever 16-in 4K OLED HDR display on the ProArt Studiobook series which has the first VESA DisplayHDR 600 True Black certification.
All those numbers and names means the panel has wide colour range and deeper blacks to give near perfect contrast, which is what professional editors look for.
Lets get into what ASUS has to offer from the affordable to the extra bougie:
Vivobook 15 OLED – Compact And Affordable.
The Vivobook 15 line has in its arsenal a vivid 15-in NanoEdge full HD OLED display with Harman-Kardon certified audio and has dual storage capability which combines the speed of SSDs and the large storage of HDD.
The K513 model comes with 11th Gen Intel Core i3 processor and UHD Graphics, while the M513 model has AMD Ryzen 7 processor and Vega 8 graphics.
With a starting price of RM2,799 it is the more affordable OLED laptop in ASUS’s line up.
Vivobook Pro 14X OLED – 14-in Laptop With A Dialpad.
The Pro series offers a 14-in, 2.8K OLED HDR display with 600-nit brightness for wide colour range and vivid colours.
The Vivobook Pro 14X is dubbed to be the favourite for creatives and features the ASUS DialPad which is a virtual interface on the touchpad that you can use in Adobe Creative software for better control and more adjustability.
Coming in at a brisk RM4,799 the Vivobook Pro 14X is made for those who are starting their career in the creative industry.
Zenbook 14X OLED – For Ones That Are Always On The Move.
For those seeking thin and light laptops, this is the one for you, the Zenbook 14X comes with a 14-in, 2.8K, 16:10 OLED HDR NanoEdge Touchscreen display. The display on this laptop has a 180° ErgoLift hinge making content consumption easier when you are on the go.
It is 16.9mm thick and weighs 1.4kg. It is powered by an 11th Gen Intel Core i7 processor with NVIDIA GeForce MX450 graphics.
The starting price for the Zenbook 14X OLED is RM4,999.
Zenbook 14 Flip OLED – Slimmest 14-in Convertible Laptop.
The difference between this laptop compared to the last one is the hinge, which you can turn the screen upside down and turn it into a tablet.
The Zenbook 14 Flip comes in 2 variants
- The UP5401 comes with 11th Gen Core i7 processor and Intel Iris X Graphics.
- The UN5401 is powered by Ryzen 9 5000 series processor and AMD Radeon Graphics.
Prices start from RM6,499.
ProArt Studiobook 16 OLED – For The Professionals.
The ProArt Studiobook is made for professionals and is equipped with a 16-in 4K OLED HDR display which has a brightness of 550 nits.
Asus claims that the display supports 2D and 3D visual applications, with cinema-grade colour range.
The screen is PANTONE, Calman validated along with VESA DisplayHDR 600 True Black accreditation.
This laptop has 2 variants:
- AMD Ryzen 5000 H-series processor.
- Intel Core i7 processor.
Both variants comes with a selection of NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 or 3060 graphic cards for the best performance in any situation.
The laptop has a physical rotary control that lets you better interact with Adobe creative applications. This makes it easier for creators to create and have a streamlined workflow.
Prices start from RM6,762.36.