ASUS Forays Into India’s Commercial PC Market With 11 New Products
ASUS has launched its ExpertBook and ASUS ExpertCenter series in India which consists of an array of laptops, PCs and AiOs. According to the company these laptops are built for the latest needs of the new-gen workforce. ASUS aiming to cater to businesses of all sizes, including educational institutions, government, micro-businesses, SMBs and large enterprise customers.
The new series of ExpertBook includes the ASUS ExpertBook B9, the ASUS ExpertBook P2, the ASUS ExpertBook P1 series which includes four different offerings, and the ASUS ExpertCenter Desktop series which again comprises of three separate SKUs and two AiOs too.
ASUS’ commercial lineup of PCs and Desktops: Pricing and Availability
The products launched will be available soon at ASUS Exclusive Stores (only B9 and AiO), Amazon.in, Croma.com, Croma Retail Stores, Flipkart.com, RelianceDigital.in, Reliance Digital Retail Stores, and leading Commercial PC channel partners.
ASUS ExpertBook B9 (B9450FA): INR 1,02,228
ASUS ExpertBook P2 (P2451FB): INR 58,697
ASUS ExpertBook P1 Series: INR 25,323
ASUS ExpertCenter Desktops: INR 27,429
ASUS Vivo AiO (V241FA): INR 58,466
ASUS Vivo AiO (V222FA): INR 25,839
ASUS ExpertBook B9
The company is touting the ASUS ExpertBook B9 (B9450FA), as the world’s lightest 14-inch business laptop that weighs just 995 grams with the 14.9mm-thin profile. It flaunts a 14-inch panel fits into a standard 13-inch laptop chassis with 94% screen-to-body ratio. Under the hood, the ASUS ExpertBook B9 is powered by 10th Gen Intel Core processor, dual-storage design with up to two ultrafast PCIe 3.0 x4 SSDs that support up to 4 TB and up to 16GB of RAM, and next-gen connectivity with Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax).
The company claims that it is capable of delivering a battery life of 24 hours. It also offers ErgoLift hinge for an improved typing experience, Amazon Alexa support, and a Harman Kardon-optimized audio system. On the connectivity front, it offers two Thunderbolt 3 and HDMI ports, an exclusive ASUS NumberPad 2.0 built into the touchpad for fast data entry and trackpad functionality. It also features a built-in IR camera for biometric logins for personal privacy.
ASUS ExpertBook P2
The ASUS ExpertBook P2 (P2451FB) is said to be a lightweight business laptop that is ideal for all-round productivity. It comes with military-grade robustness and corporate-level security as per the company. Under the hood, it is powered by 10th Gen Intel Core processors, NVIDIA graphics, and a fast 7200 RPM Hard Disk. The newly launched laptop is backed by an ultrafast PCIe 3.0 x4 SSDs storage.
The company also claimed that the laptop is capable of delivering a battery life of 13-hours in one single charge. It comes with a 14-inch FHD display and designed with 180° bendable hinge. On the connectivity front, it offers USB 3.2 Type-C (USB-C) Gen 2, three USB Type-A ports, one microSD card reader, and an RJ45 port. VGA and HDMI ports enable ExpertBook P2 to connect to a variety of displays.
ASUS ExpertBook P1 series
ASUS India launched four variants in ExpertBook P1 series namely – P1545FA, P1510CJA, P1410CJA and P1440FA.
Available in both 14-inch and 15-inch models, ExpertBook P1 series is powered up to 10th Gen Intel Core i5 processors with great battery efficiency. It also boasts a gorgeous two-sided NanoEdge display (except P1440FA) for maximum screen size in minimal space.
ExpertBook P1440 includes Military-grade 810G certification, 44 Watt Hour 4 cell battery, Fingerprint Sensor, HD Camera, and 180-degree lay-flat hinge. ExpertBook P1 series has both Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac) and Bluetooth 4.1 for wireless connections, and a reversible USB 3.1 Type-C™ (USB-C™ 3.1) port (except P1440FA). The new laptop range also features USB 2.0 Type-A™ ports, an HDMI output, and a microSD card reader.
ASUS ExpertCenter Desktop series
Business desktops specially designed for enterprise, organizational, governmental use,SMBs and SOHO to fulfill all business needs.
These use 100% solid capacitors for the motherboard electronics and offer varied configurations. For enterprise grade security, the desktops come with Trusted Platform Module (TPM2.0), hardware secure locks such as Kensington and Pad-lock loops, and the UEFI BIOS.
The ASUS ExpertCenter desktops start at INR 27,429.
ASUS Vivo All-in-One PC Series
ASUS has also launched all-in-one PCs with slim-bezel Nano Edge multi-touch display that support up to 10th Gen Intel Core i5 processor.
ASUS Vivo AiO (V241FA) flaunts a 23.8-inch impressive all-in-one PC designed for effortless everyday computing. The stylish AiO V241 has a Full HD NanoEdge multi-touch display with 88% screen-to-body ratio. The display is enhanced with exclusive ASUS Splendid and ASUS Tru2Life Video technologies to deliver vibrant and vivid visuals with superb detail. The AiO V241 features a powerful ASUS SonicMaster stereo audio system. The device is powered by up to the 8th Gen Intel Core i5 processor.