Asus ZenBook Pro 15 Review: A Professional-Grade Laptop with High Performance

Asus ZenBook Pro 15 Review, Release Date, Price, Specs | Australia

A couple of days back, Asus revealed its Asus ZenBook Pro 15 in Australia just to seduce you with pure, complete power. The power helps you create your dreams, fuel your imagination as well as enable you to do whatever you want to do no matter where no matter why. The Asus ZenBook Pro 15 comes with latest 8th Generation Intel Core i9 hexacore processor, Harman Kardon-certified audio system as well as gaming-grade Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 graphics to make it faster and more amazing as compared to its predecessor.

Every detail of Asus ZenBook Pro 15 is making it more gorgeous than ever including stunning 4K UHD NanoEdge display, precision-engineered solid-aluminium unibody. In short, it’s not just better – it’s perfect. We come up with Asus ZenBook Pro 15 review. So, let’s have a look!

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Asus ZenBook Pro 15 Release Date and Price

Asus ZenBook Pro 15 release date in Australia was May 8, 2018, and is now available not only in Australia but all over the world. This is a high-performance 15.6-inches laptop which is pretty faster than ever.

We are short on information in terms of Asus ZenBook Pro 15 Price in Australia. However, it’s our educated guess that it will cost around AU$3330 (converted).

Asus ZenBook Pro 15 Specifications

Here we have listed Asus ZenBook Pro 15 Specifications and features. Have a look!

  • Colour: Deep Dive Blue
  • Operating System: Windows 10 Pro (Asus Recommends Windows 10 Pro)
  • Processor: Intel® Core™ i9-8950HK processor – 2.9GHz hexa-core with Turbo Boost (up to 4.5GHz) and 12MB cache
  • Graphics: Nvidia® GeForce® GTX 1050 (Video Memory: 4GB GDDR5 VRAM)
  • Display: 15.6” LED-Backlit 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) 16:9 Touchscreen, Colour Calibration: Delta E < 2, 100% Adobe RGB Colour Gamut
  • Memory: 8GB/16GB 2400MHz DDR4 Onboard
  • Storage: 1TB / 512GB PCIe® SSD
  • Interfaces: 2 x Type-C™ USB 3.1 Gen 2 (Thunderbolt™) – 2 x Type-A USB 3.1 Gen 2 – 1 x HDMI – 1 x Combo Audio Jack – 1 x MicroSD card reader
  • Keyboard and Touchpad: Full-Size Backlit with 1.5mm Key Travel
  • Audio: ASUS SonicMaster Stereo Audio System with Surround-Sound: Smart Amplifier for Maximum Audio Performance – Array Microphone with Cortana Voice-Recognition Support
  • Camera: VGA Webcam
  • Wireless Connectivity: Wi-Fi Dual-Band 802.11ac Gigabit Wi-Fi – Bluetooth 5.0
  • Battery and Power: 71W 8-Cell Lithium-Polymer Battery (Up to 9 Hours)

Extreme Performance

The ZenBook 15 Pro packs up to an 8th Generation Intel Core i9 hexacore processor with 16GB of DDR4 RAM along with Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050. It delivers an amazing processing power which is a shame for desktops. Moreover, it’s loaded with ultrafast 1TB PCle x4 SSD storage delivering around 3000MB/s read speed.

Fastest CPU

The ZenBook Pro 15 comes with an 8th Generation Intel Core i9-8950KH hexacore processor which offers more than 29% better performance as compared to its previous Generation. This processor ensures ZenBook Pro 15 runs smoothly without showing a sign of lag and match both your imagination and your creativity.

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Less Heat, More Power

Without a doubt, heat is a major issue with every laptop.  Asus ZenBook Pro 15 is an exception. The ZenBook Pro 15 boasts a highly efficient dual-fan cooling system which incorporates around 3 heat pipes.

The latest cooling system ensures your ZenBook Pro 15 remains cool and gives you a maximum performance anytime you want.

Biggest Display with Thinner Edges

The ZenBook Pro 15 sports 15.6-inches NanoEdge display which is really extraordinary. The display is being supported by 4K UHD resolution along with 178° wide-view technology. The ZenBook Pro 15 is super-slim providing a screen-to-body ratio of 83%. For this instance, you see less frame and more display.

Harman Kardon Sound

Talking about its sound performance, Asus ZenBook Pro 15 is equipped with unrivaled audio performance. The company decided to join forces with audiophile specialists Harman Kardon which produces SonicMaster audio technology (Next Generation of Asus) and finally, the results are amazing. The powerful stereo speakers powered by a little amplifier delivering almost 1.4x louder sound as compared to its previous generation along with a 1.6x-wider frequency response.

Long-lasting Battery

The Asus ZenBook Pro 15 is backed by a high-capacity 71W lithium-polymer battery that provides you around 9.5 hours of battery life for productivity tasks. Most interestingly, Asus ZenBook Pro 15 includes a fast-charge technology which enables you to recharge it up to 60% just in 49 minutes.

Further Asus ZenBook Pro 15 features are including comprehensive connectivity, exquisite keyboard, and touchpad as well as one-touch access to Windows Hello (Fingerprint Sensor).

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Staphanie Kyle is one of the youngest members managing gadget reviews and other high priority news and stories for TechenGuru. When she isn’t working, you can find her listening songs and watching documentaries and sports.
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