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New Copilot+ PCs revealed by ASUS during Computex, and there’s something for gamers too

ASUS welcomes the age of AI-powered laptops
Last Updated on June 3, 2024
New Copilot+ PCs revealed by ASUS during Computex, and there's something for gamers too
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Computex hasn’t disappointed so far, as we’ve already had the chance to see some exciting announcements from the biggest companies, including Asus. The company used the platform to showcase its next lineup of laptops. The interesting thing about these laptops is that they are Copilot+ compatible, and the lineup caters to both gamers and professionals. On top of that, most of these laptops offer hardware that can significantly boost AI productivity, which we’ll talk about later in the article.

The new gaming lineup

First, we have two new laptops, the TUF Gaming A14 and A16. Both feature AMD Ryzen 300 AI series processors, Nvidia RTX 40-series GPUs, up to 32GB of LPDDR5X RAM, and several ports for connectivity. The A14 boasts a 14-inch 2.5K IPS display with a refresh rate of 165 Hz. On the other hand, the A16 comes with a 16-inch screen with the same specs. The brightness of both displays maxes out at 400 nits, so they are usable outdoors.

Aside from these two new laptops, the Zephyrus G16 is also getting an upgrade, as Asus is putting the AMD Ryzen 9 HX 370 processor and the RTX 4070 laptop GPU inside it. As for the price, the A14 will cost $1,600, while the A16 will have a price tag of $2,000. As for the upgraded version of G16, you’ll be able to get it for $2,999.

A lineup for professional creators

If you’re a professional creator, then you may want to check out the Asus ProArt P16, PX13, and PZ13, which are available for pre-order. The main highlight of these laptops is the Asus StoryCube and MuseTree, which can be a game changer for AI users. StoryCube is designed for video creators, as it can help you quickly create videos with AI. On the other hand, MuseTree is more about image generation, and it can create images based on the prompts given to it. When it comes to specs, these laptops also feature AMD Ryzen 300 AI series processors and Nvidia RTX 40-series GPUs.

The P16 boasts a 16-inch 3K 120 Hz OLED display, and you can get up to 64GB of RAM in it. On top of that, this one also comes with access to different AI software, including Nvidia Broadcast, RTX Video, and ChatRTX demo.

A sleek black laptop with a colorful display showing "ProArt" on the screen, featuring a keyboard and a touchpad, unveiled by Asus at Computex.
ProArt P16 (Image source: Asus)

The ProArt PX13, on the other hand, focuses more on portability with a convertible design. Its display is also a touch screen, something that is common in convertible laptops. While its specs are the same as the P16, the RAM in the PX13 can go up to only 32GB. As far as the price is concerned, the base variant of the P16 will cost $1,899, while the PX13 will come with a price tag of $1,699.

A foldable Asus laptop in tent mode displaying a colorful abstract design on its screen with the word "ProArt" visible. Showcased at Computex, this innovative device features several ports on its side, highlighting the future of Copilot+ PCs.
ProArt PX13 (Image source: Asus)

Finally, we have the ProArt PZ13 2-in-1 laptop. This one is a bit different from the previous two models. Its keyboard can be detached from the screen, and it also features a Qualcomm Snapdragon X processor. The display is a 13-inch 3K OLED touch screen with a 16:10 aspect ratio, and the RAM can go up to 16GB.

An Asus tablet with a detachable keyboard displaying a colorful screen sits on a white surface. The screen shows a vibrant design and various app icons. The black keyboard, part of the new Copilot+ PCs revealed at Computex, boasts a sleek design.
ProArt PZ13 (Image source: Asus)

New addition to the Zenbook and Vivobook series

There’s also a new addition to the Asus Zenbook and Vivobook series. First, we have the Zenbook S 16, which comes with an AMD Ryzen AI 9 HX 370 processor, 1TB SSD, and up to 32GB RAM. It weighs only 3.3 lbs, so it is a great choice for those who are looking for something they can carry around easily.

A silver ASUS Zenbook laptop with a sleek design is open, displaying its screen with a subtle abstract graphic and the words "ASUS Zenbook," echoing excellence showcased at Computex.
Zenbook S 16 (Image source: Asus)

Next, we have the Vivobook S 15, which features the Snapdragon X Elite, a processor specially designed for AI. This one is going to be the first Asus Copilot+ PC, and it boasts a 15.6-inch 2K display with a 120 Hz refresh rate and 600 nits brightness. You can pre-order it right now for around $1,699, but you’ll get it after June 18th.

A silver Asus laptop displaying a colorful, abstract pattern on the screen. The laptop is open, showing the keyboard and touchpad, set against a plain, light gray background. This sleek device from Computex promises to be your ultimate Copilot+ in productivity and creativity.
Vivobook S 15 (Image source: Asus)

Aside from this, the Asus Vivobook S 14 and 16 are also getting AI upgrades with AMD Ryzen AI processors.

What’s so special about the AI processors?

The AI processors from Ryzen and Snapgradon have a dedicated section designed to handle AI-related tasks. Whenever you use an AI-related tool or software, the AI technology in these processors kicks in and improves the performance. This results in increased productivity, as the tasks get done quickly. This AI technology makes the new Asus laptops ideal for those who use AI software daily. This is also similar to the Intel AI Boost technology that can be found in Intel Ultra Core processors.

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