In addition to the just-announced ASUS ROH Phone II Ultimate Edition, ASUS has also launched a new laptop series aimed at serious digital artists, architects, graphics, and multimedia editing professionals. These high-end laptops pack several important workstation-grade specifications and features like powerful Intel Core i7 to i9 CPU, NVIDIA Quadro RTX 6000 graphics, a 17-inch ultra-sharp 4K display, etc. The latest line of the new ProArt StudioBook Series should certainly appeal to creators who demand serious performance while on the move.
Speaking about the new premium Windows 10 Pro OS-powered laptop series for professionals, Bob Pette, Vice President, Professional Visualization, NVIDIA said, “Powered by Quadro RTX 6000 graphics, ProArt StudioBook One is the flagship of our RTX Studio line of laptops, designed for the most demanding creative and technical users. It delivers extreme power and portability for those working with live virtual production, real-time 8K editing, data analytics, CAD design and simulation, and other data-heavy workloads to create stunning, immersive content fast and efficiently from any location.”
ASUS New ProArt StudioBook Series Laptops Specifications, Features
The new ASUS ProArt StudioBook Series Laptops are designed for graphics professionals, digital artists, animators, architects, and programmers. The new series includes several variants that are tailored for the specific needs of users who need serious power and performance in a portable form factor. These devices have high-end processors, powerful graphics, stunning displays, and also includes the new and innovative ASUS ScreenPad™ 2.0 to make it easier and quicker to work with professional applications.
The flagship model in the new ASUS ProArt StudioBook Series is the 15-inch ProArt StudioBook One (W590). ASUS claims it is the first laptop to pack NVIDIA Quadro RTX™ 6000 graphics (24 GB GDDR6 VRAM) and an Intel® Core™ i9 processor (2.4GHz octa-core with Turbo Boost (up to 5.0GHz) and 16MB SmartCache). The laptop sports an ultra-sharp 4K UHD PANTONE Validated display with exceptional Delta E<1 color accuracy. Needless to add, this laptop is the ideal choice for product design, 3D animation, and data science.
The other interesting model is the 17-inch ProArt StudioBook Pro X (W730) which ASUS claims is the first Quadro laptop with a four-sided NanoEdge display, Quadro RTX 5000 graphics, and 9th Generation Intel Xeon or Core i7 processors. The rest of the series includes models tagged as H700, H500, W730, and W500. Each has a slightly different configuration that’s custom-designed to meet the needs and varying budgets of professionals.
ASUS ProArt StudioBook One
-15.6" 120Hz 4K Display
-Redesigned for efficient cooling (Most hardware between display & lid)
-Intel Core i9-9980HK
-NVIDIA Quadro RTX6000
-32GB DDR4 RAM
-1TB NVMe PCIe Gen3
-3 x Thunderbolt 3 Ports
-Titanium Vapor Chamber Cooler
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The ASUS ProArt StudioBook Series packs the high-end Quadro RTX GPU. The powerful graphics packs more CUDA, RT, and Tensor cores. This discreet graphics allows real-time viewing of environmental shading and lighting effects, with ultra-smooth and ultrafast rendering of animations, effortless 8K video editing and efficient data-crunching on the go. Supporting the powerful graphics is the 4K UHD PANTONE Validated display which boasts of 120Hz refresh rate and edge-to-edge glass that sits flush with the bezels. Competing with high-end and premium smartphones, the new ASUS laptop boasts of 84% screen-to-body ratio 100% Adobe RGB color gamut and Delta-E value of <1.
To keep temperatures under manageable levels, the ASUS ProArt StudioBook Series laptops sport a powerful cooling system. ASUS has cleverly deployed all heat-generating components, including the CPU, GPU, and thermal systems in the lid. Needless to add, this means the user can comfortably use the laptop without worrying about heat dissipation.
The most noteworthy aspect of the new ASUS ProArt StudioBook Series is the inclusion of ScreenPad 2.0. This interactive secondary touchscreen augments the laptop experience with an intuitive smartphone-like interface. Users can swiftly and easily manage multiple tasks and create their own seamless multitasking creative workflows. The other top-end specifications of the new ASUS laptops includes multiple Thunderbolt 3 ports, Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax), top-end CPU-attached RAID 0 with speeds up to 6 GB/s. Besides the top-end ProArt StudioBook One and ProArt StudioBook Pro X, ASUS has also included several other models that have been created with varying needs and budgets of the professionals. The ProArt StudioBook 17 and ProArt StudioBook 15, for example, feature GeForce RTX 2060 graphics.
ASUS New ProArt StudioBook Series Laptops Price, Availability:
ASUS ProArt StudioBook series laptops will be available from October. Interested buyers can check out these premium and high-end portable workstations at several vendors. ASUS is yet to confirm the vendor list but is expected to do so soon.
With so many ultra-premium and high-end specifications, the ASUS New ProArt StudioBook Series laptops are not meant for the average users like students or office employees working on daily productivity software. Hence they should sport an equally respectable price tag. While ASUS has indicated the official launch month, the company hasn’t indicated the pricing of the new laptops. It is quite likely that ASUS could confirm pricing of the new ProArt StudioBook within the next few weeks.