Initially this month, Asus has announced about entering the commercial PC business in India, and today the company launched its Expert Series, including laptops and desktops in India for commercial usage.
The Expert Series includes three laptops, three desktops, alongwith two AIOs, which are- ExpertBook B9, ExpertBook P2, ExpertBook P1, ExpertCenter D8, ExpertCenter D6, ExpertCenter D3, Asus AIO V241FA, and Asus AIO V222FA, respectively. As per the company, its new series of PCs is “designed to up the professional standard of enterprise and businesses.”
ExpertBook B9 is the lightest flagship laptop in the lineup with 995 grams of weight and 14.9mm ultra-thin. The ExpertBook B9450FA features a 14-inch FHD IPS anti-glare display with an aspect ratio of 16:9 and 94-percent screen-to-body ratio. The display has a peak brightness of 300nits and supports a 100-percent wide sRGB color gamut. In terms of design, then the laptop has an ErgoLift hinge for comfortable working.
In terms of the internals, the laptop is powered by 10th Gen Intel Core processor (up to Intel Core i7-10510), Integrated Intel UHD graphics 620,
up to 16GB LDDR3 RAM (2133MHz), and up to Dual 2TB PCIe x4 SSD.
In terms of I/O ports, the laptop has 2 x Thunderbolt 3 USB-C, 1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-A, 1 x HDMI, 1 x RJ45 LAN via micro HDMI port, 1 x Kensington lock slot,
and 1 x Audio combo jack. The laptop supports Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) and Bluetooth 5.0 in terms of connectivity.
The laptop has passed military-grade certification for reliability and security and comes with an integrated Trusted Platform Module 2.0 to keep business-critical data secure.
The laptop packs a 4-Cell 66Wh lithium-polymer long-life rechargeable battery with a 65W AC adapter with fast charging support. The company claims up to 24 hours of battery life.
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The Asus ExpertBook B9 price starts at Rs. 1,02,228 and will be available soon.
The ExpertBook P2451FB is an all-rounder business laptop for productivity. The laptop features a 14-inch FHD NanoEdge display into a 13-inch chassis.
Under the hood, the laptop is powered by 10th Gen Intel Core processors (up to Intel Core i7 10510U), NVIDIA GeForce MX110 GPU, up to 32GB SDRAM, 1TB SATA HDD (7200 rpm), and up to 1TB NVMe PCIe Gen 3 SSD.
In terms of connectivity, the laptop supports Wi-Fi 6 (802.11 ax (2×2) and Bluetooth 5.0. The laptop has 1 x COMBO audio jack, 1 x Type-C USB 3.2 (Gen 2) with display and power delivery support, 2 x Type-A USB 3.2 (Gen 1), 1 x Type-A USB2.0, 1 x RJ45 LAN Jack for LAN insert
, 1 x HDMI, 1 x Fingerprint reader, 1 x AC adapter plug, and 1 x micro SD card in terms of I/O ports.
The laptop packs a 3 -Cell 48 Wh lithium-polymer battery Battery and runs on Windows 10.
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The ExpertBook P2451FB price starts at Rs. 58,697.
The ExpertBook P1 has two screen sizes- 14-inch and 15-inch and is powered by the 10th Intel Core processors (up to Intel Core i5 10210U) and integrated Intel UHD Graphics 620 for multi-tasking and effortless performance.
In terms of connectivity, the P1 supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11 ac) and Bluetooth 4.2. In terms of I/O ports, the P1 series has Type-A USB2.0 port, Type-A USB 3.0 ports, HDMI, RJ45 LAN Jack for LAN insert, and an SD card reader.
The ExpertBook P1 price starts at Rs. 25,323.
The Expert Series includes three new desktops- ExpertCenter D8, ExpertCenter D6, and ExpertCenter D3. All three desktops use Asus’s own motherboards.
These desktops are designed with rapid IT maintenance in mind. As such, they come with a tool-less access bay drive configuration. What’s more, the organization has kept fan noise to a minimum in order to prevent unwanted distractions in the office. These Desktops provide multiple display support, dedicated GPUs, and 80-plus qualified PSUs for efficient power generation.
Among the three desktops, D8 is the flagship one with up to 9th Gen Intel Core i7 vPro processor, DDR4 RAM, integrated Intel HD graphics, and optional discrete graphics. Whereas, the D6 comes with 9th Gen Intel Core processors, DDR4 RAM, and dedicated GPUs. Lastly, the D3 is an entry-level business desktop that comes with 9th Gen Intel Core i5 processors.
The ExpertCenter D8 price starts at Rs. 55,429 (inclusive of a monitor), the D6 price starts at Rs. 29,669 (inclusive of a monitor), and the D3 price start at Rs. 27,429 (inclusive of a monitor).
AIO PC Series (All-in-One PC)
The two AIO PCs are- AIO V241FA and the AIO V222FA.
The AIO V241FA features a 23.8-inch FHD NanoEdge multi-touch IPS display with a 178-degree of wide viewing angle and 88-percent screen-to-body ratio. The anti-glare display support 100-percent sRGB color gamut, 200-percent higher contrast with Asus Splendid technology fr Tru2Life colors. The PC also comes with an Asus SonisMaster audio system for the immersive rich sound, and for internals, it has up to 8th Gen Core i5.
The AIO V222FA features a 22-inch NanoEdge FHD IPS display with a 100-percent sRGB color gamut. Under the hood, it comes with up to 10th Gen Intel Core i5 processor, dedicated GPU, 8GB DDR4 RAM, and 1TB HDD/512GB SSD.
Prices are as follows:
- AIO V241FA price starts at Rs. 58,466
- AIO V222FA price starts at Rs. 25,839