ASUS Brings the 1st 11th Gen Consumer Laptops in PH – ZenBook 13 and VivoBook S14

by - Sunday, November 01, 2020

Celebrating its 11th year in the country, ASUS Philippines went back to its core identity of being a tech innovation leader, ultimately proving that the ‘Search of Incredible’ is continuous. In its recent #BeIncredible Kick-Off Launch Event, ASUS Philippines marked another milestone by becoming the first PC brand in the country to launch and make available Consumer laptops that are powered by the latest and much-awaited 11th Generation Intel Mobile Processors

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The Zenbook 13 and the VivoBook S14
For the kick-off launch event of its newest, showstopping 11th Gen Intel-powered Laptops, all eyes were on the latest ASUS ZenBook 13 UX325, the world’s thinnest 13-inch laptop with full I/O ports, which boasts both power and premium design, built for young professionals; and the ASUS VivoBook S14 S433, one of the world’s smallest 14” colorful ultrabooks, perfect for the Gen Z.

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The latest 11th Generation Intel® Core™ i5 processor in the ASUS ZenBook 13 UX325 makes light work of multitasking, productivity, and entertainment, and it’s complemented by the new Intel Iris® Xe graphics for superb all-round performance, allowing for smooth and high-quality visuals. Intel® Iris® Xe graphics delivers transformational GPU and integrated graphics to support richer gaming experiences and greater speed for designers and creators.


At only 13.9mm thin and 1.11kg ultralight, the all-metal design of the ASUS ZenBook 13 makes it the ideal work device for young, mobile professionals. It’s also the world’s thinnest 13-inch laptop to feature a full set of I/O ports — including HDMI and USB Type-A — so you can enjoy versatile connectivity wherever you are. With the ASUS ZenBook 13’s amazing 15-hour battery life, working without a charger isn’t a big deal. When you do need to top up, its fast-charge feature can restore the battery to a 60% charge level in just 49 minutes, so you’ll be ready to go in no time.


The ASUS ZenBook 13 redefines what’s possible in an ultrathin laptop to give you a full complement of I/O ports. The power of Thunderbolt™ 4 is also at your disposal, with two Thunderbolt™ 4 USB-C® ports that support fast charging, 4K UHD external displays, and up to 40Gbps data transfers. For easy transfers of data from your mobile devices, there’s also a microSD card reader. 

The ASUS ZenBook 13 is available with the innovative ASUS NumberPad 2.0, a dual-function touchpad with an integrated LED-illuminated numeric keypad, perfect for professionals who do a lot of number crunching. Even when NumberPad is activated, the touchpad can be used for cursor control thanks to its intelligent software. 

With the latest Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) you can enjoy wireless speeds that are up to 3x faster than the previous generation Wi-Fi 5, with 4x more network capacity and up to 75% lower latency, solving any problems you can encounter while working from home.

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The ASUS VivoBook S14 S433 is powered by up to quadcore 11th Generation Intel® Core™ i7 processors, and also comes with the new Intel Iris Xe graphics exclusive to its i5 variant, as well as an array of I/O ports to ensure compatibility with a wide range of peripherals. 

Thanks to the Intel Iris Xe graphics, the 11th Gen Intel Core processors provide better computing performance and can enable gameplay at FHD 60FPS on some titles, with better battery life and mobility than previously possible on earlier generation integrated graphics. The new processors revolutionize modern creative workflows with Intel® Deep Learning Boost AI acceleration and AV1 media encoding and decoding technology. 

The new ASUS VivoBook S series features the ASUS Intelligent Performance Technology (AIPT) that dynamically adjusts power consumption, to optimize power efficiency and to achieve quieter operation and cooler temperatures, while improving the performance by up to 40%.


The ASUS VivoBook S14 features an ultraportable design that doesn’t weigh you down. With only 1.4kg lightweight and 15.9mm thin, the ASUS VivoBook S14 can easily fit inside a messenger bag or backpack so you can take it anywhere you go. 


The ASUS VivoBook S 14 is also housed by up to Intel® WiFi 6 with Gig+ (802.11ax) and Bluetooth® 5.0. which also includes a Thunderbolt™ 4 USB-C® for a better connectivity experience, whenever, wherever. With the ASUS VivoBook S14 comprehensive connectivity, you would be relieved from the hassle of bringing an extra dongle to help you boost your productivity. 


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ASUS ZenBook 13 and VivoBook S14 prices in the Philippines
The all-new ASUS ZenBook 13 UX325 is powered with the latest 11th Generation Intel® Core™ i5 processors, complemented by the new Intel Iris® Xe integrated graphics, and comes in the sleek and sophisticated Pine Grey color. The latest ZenBook Classic is now available in ASUS Concept Stores and ASUS Official Lazada Store and is priced at Php 54,995.

Meanwhile, the ASUS VivoBook S14 (S433) is available in two variants. First comes with the latest 11th Generation Intel® Core™ i5 processors matched with Intel Iris Xe graphics, available in all 4 colors (Indie Black, Resolute Red, Gaia Green, and Dreamy White), and is priced at just Php 49,995

The second variant comes with an i7 processor and is matched with NVIDIA MX350 graphics. It exclusively comes in Indie Black and Dreamy White color variants and is priced at Php 59,995

The latest ASUS VivoBook S will be available starting the first week of November in ASUS Concept Stores, IT Multi-brand Stores, ASUS E-Store, ASUS Shopee, and ASUS Lazada official stores. 

In case you missed it, watch the #BeIncredible Kick-off Event here or watch my reactions from the launch below! 🤓

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