Asus has announced a major expansion of its ecosystem of solutions for creators, including new ProArt solutions, an expansive selection of Windows 11 laptops and PCs, and new OLED laptops for all kinds of creators.
"Pro represents the bedrock of creativity that supports various forms of art, while Art refers to endless creativity," reads the press release. The ProArt solutions are designed to remove barriers to creativity and the ecosystem caters to creators who are either always on the go or working at their dedicated workspace. The ProArt laptops have been NVIDIA Studio validated for high performance.
For creators who are always on the go, Asus offers the ProArt Studiobook Pro 16 OLED laptop, ProArt Studiobook 16 OLED laptop, ProArt Display PA147CDV, ProArt Mouse MD300, and the ProArt Mouse Pad PS201. As for those who prefer to work in their own workstation, there are the ProArt Station PD5 desktop, ProArt X570-Creator WiFi motherboard, ProArt Display OLED PA32DC monitor, and the ProArt Projector A1. Asus has also added the Asus Dial - a cross-product solution that allows creators to make adjustments in creative apps easily - in the new ProArt Studiobook models and the ProArt Mouse MD300.
Laptops for Creators
Asus has also released a range of laptops - the Zenbook Pro, Vivobook Pro X, and Vivobook Pro series - for different levels of creators. The Zenbook Pro Duo series laptops cater to highly mobile creators while the Vivobook Pro X series is designed for lifestyle creators. There's also the Vivobook Pro series for creators who demand high performance and vivid visuals. These models also come with the Asus Dial feature as well as the exclusive ProArt Creator Hub software.
Partnership with Adobe
Asus has teamed up with Adobe to offer 3-month and 1-month free Adobe Creative Cloud subscriptions worth up to US$238.47 (~RM988) for a selected number of Asus products. The 3-month subscription includes the ProArt desktop PCs, ProArt laptops, ProArt displays, ProArt motherboards, Zenbook Pro laptops, and Vivobook Pro laptops.
With the subscription, users will gain access to over 20 Adobe apps, including Photoshop, InDesign, and Premiere Rush. Additionally, it also provides 100 GB of cloud storage, Adobe Fonts access, and other services. Visit this link for more information.
The Vivobook Pro series is the world's first OLED laptop with VESA DisplayHDR 600 certification. Other Asus OLED laptops include the entire Studiobook series, the Vivobook Pro 14X/16X OLED and Pro 14/15 OLED for casual creators and gamers, the Zenbook 14X OLED and 14 Flip OLED for protability, the ExpertBook B5 OLED and B5 Flip OLED for business professionals, as well as the portable ZenScreen OLED MQ13AH.
ProArt Station PD5
The ProArt Station PD5 desktop PC is powered by the 11th Gen Intel Core i9 processor and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 or A2000 graphics. It has the ASUS Lumiwiz LED indicators, a tool-less hard drive tray, and a power-button shield to prevent accidental touches for smooth workflows.
ProArt Display OLED PA32DC
The ProArt Display OLED PA32DC is the world's first OLED monitor with a built-in calibrator. It features a 31.5-inch 4K HDR pure RGB Stripe OLED display with a 3840x2160 resolution and 1,000,000:1 contrast ratio. With a 0.1 ms response time, the monitor supports 99% DCI-
P3 and Adobe RGB color gamut, and has 10-bit colour depth. The built-in calibrator features a colour calibration process using the ProArt 2.0 calibration software. For professional creators, the monitor supports all kinds of formats from SDR to HDR.
ProArt X570-Creator WiFi
The ProArt X570-Creator WiFi motherboard is designed for creative professionals who handle heavy workloads like 3D modeling, rendering, texturing, post-production, and transcoding. The motherboard has 14+2 power stages and a passive cooling design. It also features a Thunderbolt 4 port, onboard 10G and 2.5G Ethernet, WiFi 6E, five USB 3.2 Gen 2 ports, and three PCIe 4.0 M.2 slots. It also comes with a USB-port management function from ASUS Control Center Express, which prevents data leaks.
ProArt Projector A1
The ProArt Projector A1 is the world's first Calman verified projector with factory pre-calibrated to Delta E<2 colour accuracy. It has a 3000-lumen LED light source with a 30,000-hour lifespan and supports 98% sRGB and Rec. 709 wide color gamut. For large projections in confined spaces, the projector has four corners and 2D keystone correction, and a 1.2x zoom ratio. It is compatible with iOS, Android, and Windows 10 devices. Users can adjust its settings via the ASUS ProArt Preset and ProArt Palette.
Pro Art Mouse MD3000 and ProArt Mouse Pad PS201
The Pro Art Mouse MD3000 is Asus's first mouse to support Asus Dial. It has a side scroll wheel and several buttons, including a large independent middle button, with gaming-grade switches. The switches have a 50-million-click lifespan. It has a laser sensor that can track up to 4200 dpi and a polling rate of up to 1000 Hz.
The ProArt Mouse Pad PS201 is equipped with two magnets on the upper left and right corners to hold earbuds, stylus, and metallic tools in place. It features the Asus Antibacterial Guard-treated surface and a silicon base. The base also doubles as a grey card for calibrating a camera’s white balance and exposure.
ProArt Display PA147CDV
The portable ProArt Display PA147CDV monitor enhances productivity by pairing it with a laptop for extra screen space. It comes with 100% sRGB and Rec. 709 colour gamut, and has factory pre-calibrated Delta E<2 color accuracy. It features a 10-point touch panel that supports Microsoft Pen Protocol 2.0 (MPP) technology. In terms of connectivity, it has two Type-C ports and an HDMI port. It also comes with a kickstand for comfortable viewing angles.
ZenScreen OLED MQ13AH
The ZenScreen OLED MQ13AH is the world's first 13-inch OLED monitor, featuring a high
contrast ratio of 1,000,000:1, 100% DCI-P3 color gamut coverage, HDR10, and Delta E<2 colour accuracy. It has a proximity sensor technology that dims the screen when the monitor is not in use to save power. For connectivity, it has a mini HDMI port and three Type-C ports.