Asus has released its first Windows 11 notebooks: According to the manufacturer, the Ford Studiobook Pro and Vivobook Pro series are aimed at professional creators and private users. Another special feature is the “dial” input device, which initially supports Adobe software.
Asus’ new Notebook Top League features 4K OLED displays and AMD or Intel processors depending on your needs. Creators should look forward to a new hardware dial or dial pad in which the tools in the creative software will be conveniently operated.
Asus Ford Studio Book 16 OLED: With Intel – Or Do You Like AMD?
The new notebook models in the ProArt Studio book series are equipped with AMD or Intel chips depending on your needs with the most powerful device variants of the AMD Raison 5000 series (W5600) or third generation (W7600) Intel Zion workstation processor. ) They can implement “complex, multifaceted photo-realistic rendering, visualization, simulation or analytics applications”. On the graphics unit side, the manufacturer claims that Nvidia’s RTX A2000 (W5600) or A5000 (W7600) is available.
Other design options include Nvidia’s GeForce RTX 3070 (H5600) or 3060 (H7600) with AMD’s Raison 5000 (H5600) or Intel Core i9 (H7600). As mentioned, all models offer OLED HDR displays with 4K resolution in 16:10 format. In terms of brightness, they provide 550 nits, and they support 100 percent of the DCI-P3 color space.
Asus Dial: Port the Studio Book with the new input tool
Asus will not become asus if they do not specialize in notebooks: with the new Ford Studio books, it is called the Asus Dial. Once the rotating wheel is integrated into the home, users can interact directly with creative tools. After Effects, it enables precise control of parameters in compatible Adobe software such as Photoshop Lightroom Classic, Photoshop and Premiere Pro.
The Proart Pro 16 OLED Studio books have up to two PCIe SSDs and up to 64 gigabytes of RAM. They also have Thunderbolt 4 (W7600 / H7600), USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type C, HDMI 2.1 and SD Express 7.0 card slot. According to Asus, the ProArt Studiobook Pro 16 OLED will be available in Germany from 99 1,999 depending on the version from the fourth quarter of 2021.
The Asus Vivobook Pro comes with 14X OLED and 16X OLED dial pads
In addition to the Studio Book series, Asus has also released new models in its Vivobook series: Vivobook Pro 14X OLED (N7400 / M7400) and Vivobook Pro 16X OLED (N7600 / M7600) differ primarily in terms of their screen size and dimensions. The 16-inch model features a 4K OLED display with HDR support, while the 14-inch model has a WQXGA resolution of 2,880 x 1,800 pixels.
With 400 nits, both screens are slightly darker than studio books, but the 100% DCI-P3 color space and Vesa display also provide HDR True Black 600 certification. In addition, according to Asus, they are pantone-verified and certified eye-friendly for low blue light emissions by TÜV Rhineland.
Under the hood, strong equipment installs Intel’s 11th generation Core H-Series processor (N7400 / N7600) or AMD Raison 5000. The Asus Nvidia GeForce RTX 3050D graphics and up to 32 gigabytes of RAM are installed on the upper model. Batteries with 96 watt hours should guarantee a longer operating time.
Other features include Thunderbolt 4 (N7400 / N7600) or USB-C ports (M7400 / M7600) and dial pad. It is a virtual touchpad based implementation of Asus Dial. Like the dial, the dial-pad can be configured with Asus’ ProArt Creator hub app.
According to Asus, the Vivobook Pro models will be available in Germany from the fourth quarter of 2021 for 1, 1,299.
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