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ASUS launches ZenBooks and VivoBooks with 11th Gen Intel chips

What you need to know

  • The ASUS ZenBook Flip S, Zenbook S, ZenBook 14, and several new VivoBook laptops have been refreshed with new internals.
  • The refreshed laptops have 11th Gen Intel Core processors and Intel Iris Xe graphics.
  • Many of the new ASUS laptops are available starting today, with a select few coming out soon.

ASUS launched a new lineup of upgraded ZenBook laptops today. The new laptops feature 11th Gen Intel Core processors, Intel Iris Xe graphics, and several other improvements. Many of the devices are among the thinnest and lightest within their respective categories, such as the ZenBook Flip S, which is the world's thinnest OLED convertible laptop, according to ASUS. ASUS also announced several new VivoBook laptops, including the S13, S14, and S15.

The ZenBook Flip S ($1,499), ZenBook 13 ($900), ZenBook 14 ($1,200), VivoBook S13, S14, and S15 ($700), and VivoBook 15 ($750) are available starting today. The ZenBook Flip 13 ($950), ZenBook S ($1,699), VivoBook S15 ($1,000), and VivoBook Flip 14 ($1,149) will be available soon.

ASUS ZenBook Flip S

The ZenBook Flip S is the first ASUS laptop that's verified as an Intel Evo platform laptop. It's only 13.9mm thin and weighs 2.65 lbs. Its 4K UHD OLED NanoEdge display is PANTONE validated for color accuracy and supports touch. It also hits 100 percent of the DCI-P3 color gamut and is VESA DisplayHDR 500 True Black-certified. Alongside its wide color range, the laptop's display is TÜV Rheinland-certified for eye care.

The laptop supports the new ASUS Pen active stylus, which has 4,096 levels of pressure sensitivity. The ZenBook Flip S has a 360-degree ErgoLift Hinge that lets it be used in a variety of modes. It also has a NumberPad 2.0 built into the trackpad, which allows for fast data entry.

CategoryASUS ZenBook Flip S
Display4K UHD OLED NanoEdge (touch), PANTONE Validated, VESA Display HDR 500 True Black-certified, TÜV Rheinland-certified
ProcessorUp to 11th Gen Intel Core i7
GraphicsUp to Intel Iris Plus
MemoryUp to 16GB
StorageUp to 1TB PCIe 3.0
Ports2x USB-C Thunderbolt 4
USB-A 3.2 Gen 1

ASUS ZenBook S

The ZenBook S is an ultraportable 13.9-inch laptop that features a 3:2 aspect ratio. It's 15.7mm thin and weighs 2.98 lbs with an all-metal unibody design. Its 3.3K NanoEdge PANTONE Validated display supports touch.

CategoryASUS ZenBook S
Display3.3K NanoEdge PANTONE Validated (touch), 3:2 aspect ratio
ProcessorUp to11th Gen Intel Core i7
GraphicsUp to Intel Iris Plus
MemoryUp to 16GB
StorageUp to 1TB PCIe 3.0
PortsFull-size HDMI
USB-A 3.2 Gen 1
2x USB-C Thunderbolt 4
microSD

ASUS ZenBook 14 (UX435)

This 14-inch laptop weighs 2.62 lbs and features an ASUS ScreenPad for data entry and productivity. It's powered by an 11th Gen Intel Core processor and up to an NVIDIA GeForce MX450 GPU.

It has a wide range of ports, including an HDMI port, a microSD card reader, and two USB-C Thunderbolt 4 ports.

ASUS ZenBook 13/14 (UX325EA/UX425EA)

These laptops are thinner and lighter than their predecessors, with the ZenBook 13 weighing just 2.36 lbs. Both new laptops are only 13.9mm thin but still have a wide range of ports. They each have a full-size HDMI port, USB-A ports, a microSD card reader, and USB-C Thunderbolt 4 ports.

The laptops feature an ultra-low power 1-watt display that allows for a 90 percent screen-to-body ratio. They also each have ASUS NumberPad 2.0 and ErgoLift hinges.

ASUS VivoBooks

The VivoBook S13, 14, and S15 are ultraportable laptops that run on 11th Gen Intel Core i5 processors and up to Intel Xe graphics. They come with 8GB of RAM and have a USB-C Thunderbolt 4 port for modern connectivity. They are available in several different colors to show off people's personalities.

The VivoBook 14 and 15 are also colorful laptops. Designed for productivity and entertainment, both laptops run on up to 11th Gen Intel Core i7 processors and Intel Iris Xe graphics Both also feature ASUS NumberPad 2.0 for data entry and productivity.

With these new models out from ASUS, you might be able to find a Black Friday deal on older models over the next few weeks. We keep track of all sorts of Black Friday deals, so make sure to check back in to see if any older models get discounted.

Sean Endicott
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