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Asus announces new ZenBook, VivoBook and VivoWatch BP
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Asustek Computer has unveiled at Computex 2018 new products, including ZenBook Pro 15 and ZenBook Pro 14 with ScreenPad input device, ZenBook S, a full lineup of VivoBook notebooks, and the VivoWatch BP wearable blood-pressure monitor.

As part of the new ZenBook and VivoBook introduction, Asustek announced a partnership with Hollywood actress, Gal Gadot, as brand ambassador for Asus PC product lines.

The company also gave a sneak peek at Project Precog, a concept device and a convertible dual-screen notebook equipped with artificial intelligence (AI) features. The dual-screen form factor is designed to provide a set of intelligent capabilities, including Intelligent Touch and Intelligent Charging.

"Over the last three decades, Asus has focused on delivering meaningful innovations to market as well as refining every meticulous detail to perfect the computing experience," said company chairman Jonney Shih. "We aspire to bring out the best in everyone by helping them unleash their creative power with beauty, performance, innovation and state-of-the-art technology including AI."

New VivoBook models include VivoBook S15 (S530) and VivoBook S14 (S430), a pair of lightweight notebooks available in a choice of five colors and several textured finishes. Also announced was VivoBook S13 (S330), which features a 13-inch display in an 11-inch body and is the first Asus notebook to feature a four-sided NanoEdge bezel, which enables an 89% screen-to-body ratio for a maximized viewing area. The VivoBook S15, S14 and S13 are powered by 8th Generation Intel Core processors.

New ZenBook notebooks include ZenBook Pro 15 (UX580), ZenBook Pro 14 (UX480) and ZenBook S (UX391). ZenBook Pro 15 and ZenBook Pro 14 run Windows 10 and feature ScreenPad, a new way to interact with ZenBook. ZenBook Pro 15 is a professional powerhouse with an up to 8th Generation Intel Core i9 processor, GeForce GTX 1050Ti GPU, 1TB PCIe x4 SSD, gigabit speeds with Intel Wireless-AC and Thunderbolt 3 ports. ZenBook Pro 14 delivers performance with an up to 8th Generation Intel Core processor, GeForce GTX 1050 Max-Q gaming graphics, 1TB PCIe x4 SSD and ultrafast storage accelerated by Intel Optane memory. ZenBook S is a premium 13.3-inch Windows 10 ultraportable notebook that meets military-grade MIL-STD-810G durability standards.

The VivoWatch BP is a wearable blood-pressure monitor equipped with Asus HealthAI technology that analyzes the wearer's blood pressure measurements and daily lifestyle habits to provide recommendations for controlling blood pressure.

Asus' products are on display at the Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center, booth #M410.

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