In an online event in lieu of the traditional grand show at Computex, ASUS revealed their latest Zenbook and Vivobook 2022 range of laptops that feature upgrades across the board, enhanced form factors that are lighter and slimmer than before..
The new Vivobook 2022 range pack 12th Gen Intel Core H-series or AMD Ryzen 6000 H-series CPUs, up to NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti GPUs, retain OLED displays and have a more refined 1.4mm key travel in their keyboards for easier typing, an ASUS Antibacterial guard coating in selected models to repel bacteria and comprehensive I/O with selected models featuring 4 USB-C ports with fast charging and HDMI 2.1 ports with support for up to 8K displays.
At the time of writing, ASUS did not highlight exact storage, RAM or colour configurations as well as specific details on which revamped Vivobook 2022 variants will arrive in Malaysia but we’ll keep you lot posted!
Vivobook Pro 16X OLED N7601/M7601
Taking point for the new Vivobook 2022 line-up is the Vivobook Pro 16X OLED which has the world’s first 16-inch 32K 120Hz OLED display along with an option for a 4K 60Hz OLED variant, either 12th Gen Intel Core H-series or AMD Ryzen 6000 H-series CPUs and up to NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti graphics with a combined CPU and GPU TDP of 140W along with up to 2TB SSDs and up to 32GB DDR5 RAM.
Other announced variants include the 15.6-inch Vivobook Pro 15X OLED (K6501/M6501), the 14.5-inch Vivobook Pro 14X OLED N4701, the 16-inch Vivobook Pro 16 OLED (K6602) and the 15.6-inch Vivobook Pro 15 OLED (K6502/K6500/M6500).
Common to the new range are Harman Kardon-certified speakers and FHD webcams with noise reduction tech. For more on the Vivobook Pro 16X OLED N7601 check their official page here.
Vivobook S 16X OLED (S5602/M5602)
The revamped Vivobook S series are intended to be the lightest and slimmest variants in the workhorse Vivobook range with chassis profiles measuring at just 17.9mm thin and up.
The largest variant is the 16-inch Vivobook S16X OLED (S5602/M5602) which has up to a 12th Gen Intel Core i7-12700H with Intel Evo certification on selected variants or AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX CPUS, Iris Xe or AMD Radeon graphics with a collective 45W TDP, up to 16GB DDR4 RAM, up to a 1TB SSD and up to a 4K OLED display. For more on the Vivobook S 16X OLED S5602 check out their page here.
Smaller sized variants exist in the form of the 14.5-inch Vivobook S 14X OLED S5402/M5402, the 14-inch Vivobook S 14 OLED K3402/M3402 and the 14.6-inch Vivobook S 15 OLE DK3502/M3502 which have similar hardware permutations but primarily vary in terms of display size though all use OLED NanoEdge panels with up to 4K resolution