Asus ZenBook Pro 15 goes for creatives with Intel Core i9, wider color gamut 4K display

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Asus is updating its skinny 15.6-inch laptop computer made for artistic professionals with one of the vital high-performance cell processors, Intel’s eighth-generation hexa-core Core i9-8950HQ.

The new ZenBook Pro 15 UX550G makes use of the identical physique as the present UX550VE model, so if that pic above appears to be like acquainted, that is why. Replacing the UX550VE’s seventh-gen quad-core i7-7700HQ chip is that new hexa-core processor. It’s joined by a 4GB Nvidia GTX 1050Ti graphics card, as much as 16GB of 2,400MHz DDR4 RAM and as much as 1TB PCIe 3.0 x4 SSD. That ought to make this a screamer, for each CPU- and GPU-intensive duties and a reliable thin-and-light gaming laptop computer.

To appeal to creatives, Asus up to date the ZenBook Pro 15’s 15.6-inch 4K UHD-resolution display to a Pantone-validated one which’s able to 100 p.c Adobe RGB and 132 p.c sRGB color gamut with a Delta-E color distinction of lower than 2.0.

The remainder of the laptop computer appears unchanged from earlier fashions, however that is factor. Despite the brand new processor, the physique stays skinny at 18.9 millimeters (0.7-inch) and weighs 1.86 kilograms (4.1 pounds). The physique is simply thick sufficient to have room for a full-size HDMI output and two USB-A ports, however you get two Thunderbolt 3 USB-C ports, too. Apparently getting an SD card slot on right here was a no-go, although there’s a microSD slot. Asus additionally says the laptop computer’s dual-band 802.11ac Wi-Fi will ship faster-than-wired speeds.

Asus did not announce pricing or availability for the up to date model, but when the timing is similar because the UX550VE, you’ll be able to anticipate it this summer time.

The new ZenBook Pro 15 UX550G makes use of the identical physique as the present UX550VE model, so if that pic above appears to be like acquainted, that is why. Replacing the UX550VE’s seventh-gen quad-core i7-7700HQ chip is that new hexa-core processor. It’s joined by a 4GB Nvidia GTX 1050Ti graphics card, as much as 16GB of 2,400MHz DDR4 RAM and as much as 1TB PCIe 3.0 x4 SSD. That ought to make this a screamer, for each CPU- and GPU-intensive duties and a reliable thin-and-light gaming laptop computer.

To appeal to creatives, Asus up to date the ZenBook Pro 15’s 15.6-inch 4K UHD-resolution display to a Pantone-validated one which’s able to 100 p.c Adobe RGB and 132 p.c sRGB color gamut with a Delta-E color distinction of lower than 2.0.

Asus did not announce pricing or availability for the up to date model, but when the timing is similar because the UX550VE, you’ll be able to anticipate it this summer time.

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