Meet the ASUS ZenBook Pro

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The ASUS ZenBook Pro UX550 is the pinnacle of performance and class among laptops. Discrete NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1050 Ti graphics combine with a 7th. generation quad-core H-series Intel® Core™ i7 processor to provide all of the power needed for intensive tasks like video editing, while solid aluminum unibody construction and NanoEdge display make for an altogether luxurious experience.

Beauty

The ZenBook Pro enjoys an incredibly slim profile, making it the ideal choice for life on the road. At 18.9 mm thin and 1.8 kg light, the ZenBook Pro can fit into your bag easily. Royal Blue and Matte Black color options seamlessly fit into your style, while the silver diamond-cut edging catches the eye. The classic spun-metal design catches the eye, and a new backlit logo really sets it apart.

Performance

Tucked inside the premium body of the ZenBook Pro is all of the power you need to take on serious work. Photo and video editing, 3D modeling, gaming and more are all within reach. In addition to an Intel Core i7 processor and NVIDIA GTX 1050 Ti graphics, 16 GB of lightning-fast DDR4 RAM and 1 TB of PCIe® x4 SSD storage are available. This provides desktop-class processing power no matter where you go. A key to keeping this whole system moving smoothly is a dual-fan cooling system. Three separate pipes guide heat away from processors so they can continue to run at peak loads smoothly.

ZenBook Pro editing video

A full range of inputs keeps the ZenBook Pro versatile. Transfer photos via the microSD memory card slot, extend your display to two extra 4K monitors over USB-C with Thunderbolt™ 3 support, or connect an external hard drive over USB 3.1. Top all of that off with a comfortable backlit keyboard, fingerprint scanner for secure login over Windows Hello, and a 73 Wh battery with up to 14 hours of battery life*, and you have the complete package. Ultimately, you’ll never be caught unprepared; the ZenBook Pro is fully-equipped to meet your daily challenges.

Display

ZenBook Pro displayThe 15.6-inch 4K NanoEdge display presents your digital world in crystal clarity. A super-slim 7.3 mm bezel leaves an 83% screen-to-body ratio. That means you get more display without adding bulk, and fewer distractions while working hard. 100% of the sRGB gamut is reproduced on the ZenBook Pro display, so you can rest assured that videos and photos will be faithful. Not only can you reach out and touch your work directly by hand, but a high-precision touchpad and support for the ASUS Pen provide all of the tools you need for the job.

Sound

ZenBook Pro speakerA quad-speaker Harman Kardon array delivers finely tuned audio like no other laptop. The volume can reach two and a half times louder than the previous generation without any distortion, not to mention the frequency response range has been increased by 60%. Whether you’re enjoying music, playing games, or need faithful reproduction for the video you’re editing, the ZenBook Pro delivers immaculate audio.

ASUS ZenBook Pro (UX550) specifications

Operating system Windows 10 Pro
Windows 10 Home
Processor Intel® Core™ i7-7700HQ processor
2.8 GHz dual-core with Turbo Boost (up to 3.8 GHz) and 6 MB cache
Intel® Core™ i5-7300HQ processor
2.5 GHz dual-core with Turbo Boost (up to 3.5 GHz) and 6 MB cache
Graphics NVIDIA® GeForce® 1050 Ti
4 GB DDR5 VRAM
Display 15.6” LED-backlit 4K UHD (3840 by 2160 16:9) – Touch optional
15.6” LED-backlit Full HD (1920 by 1080 16:9) – Touch optional
Memory 8 GB / 16 GB 2400 MHz DDR4 onboard
Storage 1 TB / 512 GB PCIe SSD
512 GB / 256 GB SATA3 SSD
Interface 2 x Type-C™ USB 3.1 Gen 2 (thunderbolt)
2 x Type-A USB 3.1 Gen 1
1 x HDMI
1 x Combo audio jack
1 x Micro SD Card reader
Keyboard and touchpad Keyboard: Full-size backlit, with 1.5 mm key travel
Touchpad: Glass-covered with optional integrated fingerprint sensor supporting Windows Hello; intelligent palm-rejection and handwriting input support
Precision touchpad (PTP) technology supports up to four-finger smart gestures
Audio Quad speakers (3 W each)
ASUS SonicMaster stereo audio system with surround-sound; smart amplifier for maximum audio performance
Array microphone with Cortana voice-recognition support
3.5 mm headphone jack
Long-travel voice coils for improved low-frequency response
Certified by Harman Kardon
Canera VGA webcam
Wireless connectivity Dual band 802.11ac Wi-Fi
Bluetooth 4.2
Battery and power Up to 14 hours of battery life
73 Wh 8-cell lithium-polymer battery
120 W power adapter
Dimensions 18.9 x 365 x 251 mm
1.8 kg

This exquisite laptop is designed to entice, and crafted to perform. Learn more about the ASUS ZenBook Pro UX550 here.

*Tested using MobileMark 2014 Productivity mode and MobileMark 2014 Video Playback mode. Test configuration: Intel® Core™ i5-8G/Full HD panel/GeForce® GTX 1050 4GB graphics.

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