ASUS introduces new 16-inch laptops

Electronics company ASUS revealed its lineup of 16-inch laptops: Vivobook Pro 16 OLED, Vivobook 16X , and Vivobook 16.

Designed for content creation, productivity, and entertainment consumption, the latest Vivobook laptops are built with a slim and compact form factor with a sleek bezel-less design.

The Vivobook Pro 16 OLED (K6602), Vivobook 16X (M1603), and Vivobook 16 (X1605) offer displays with larger screen real estate. Perfect for on-the-go use, these new Vivobook laptops are built with a slim and compact form factor with a bezel-less design giving the user a bigger workspace. 

Create and multitask like a pro with ASUS Vivobook Pro 16 OLED’s (K6602) world-leading 3.2K 120Hz 16:10 OLED display. Explore the marvel of a 16-inch real estate and see every minute detail of a masterpiece or a spreadsheet. Vivobook Pro 16 OLED’s display is PANTONE Validated, which delivers a superb high-quality visual experience with a cinema-grade 100% DCI-P3 color gamut. It is DisplayHDR True Black 600 certified for ultra-realistic images with a 600-nit peak brightness.

Users requiring a quick boost for a tough task can simply switch to Performance mode to unleash the maximum 90 W TDP from the up to 12th Generation Intel Core i7-12700H CPU and 16 GB RAM, with no throttling thanks to the dual-fan, triple-vented ASUS IceCool Plus cooling system. The up to 1 TB PCIe SSD provides plenty of ultrafast storage for every project and loads clips or draft ideas in the blink of an eye. The studio-grade of up to NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Ti GPU also lets the user’s visual creativity flow as smoothly as ever and can easily handle gaming or entertainment tasks.

Vivobook 16X

Experience audiovisual heaven with the MUX switch in the Vivobook Pro 16 OLED. Creators can enjoy maximum low-latency graphics performance when gaming. Entertainment is also enhanced by immersive, multi-dimensional Dolby Atmos audio via the Harman Kardon-certified speaker system.

Easily connect all the latest peripherals, displays, or projectors. There’s an ultrafast Thunderbolt 4 port that supports fast charging and up to 40 Gbps data transfers; a USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C port; an HDMI 2.1 port that supports up to a 4K external monitor; an RJ-45 LAN port that provides added flexibility for high-speed wired network connections; and a MicroSD card reader that allows fast and easy data exchange.

Vivobook 16

The ASUS Vivobook 16X (M1603) and ASUS Vivobook 16 (X1605) feature an LCD wide-view NanoEdge display and have TÜV Rheinland low blue-light certification to ensure eye comfort during lengthy viewing sessions. Ideal for smart practical users, next-level productivity is guaranteed thanks to the large workspace a 16-inch laptop can only offer. 

Achieve a next-level performance as these Classic Vivobook laptops come in the latest AMD and Intel processors. Vivobook 16X comes with up to AMD Ryzen 7 5800H Mobile Processor, and Vivobook 16 features an up to 12th Generation Intel Core i7-1255U CPU. The 8 GB of DDR4 RAM and an ultrafast 512 GB PCIe SSD on both models make every task effortless, whether it’s streaming, browsing, editing, video chatting, or just taking care of business at home. Vivobook 16X has additional RAM slots for future-proofing.

Vivobook 16 features precision-engineered, lay-flat 180° hinges that make it easy to share content with others or fun to collaborate with workmates and classmates around a table. With a full set of I/O ports, connecting existing peripherals, displays, and projectors is a cinch. There’s a USB-C 3.2 Gen 1 port, two USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A ports, a USB 2.0 port, HDMI output, and an audio combo jack.

To ensure maximum performance and keep Vivobook Classic series laptops cool in all situations, the ASUS IceCool cooling system uses upgraded 8 mm and 6 mm dual heat pipes and an IceBlade fan that efficiently accelerates heat transfer.

Availability and Pricing

All the Vivobook 16-inch series come with a free lifetime license to Office 2021 Home & Student and Platinum Protection Warranty. ASUS Vivobook Pro 16 OLED retails at a starting price of P82,995, ASUS Vivobook 16X at a starting price of P37,995, and ASUS Vivobook 16 at a starting price of P33,995.

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