Products from four competitive categories are honored for outstanding design and engineering innovation
Las Vegas, USA (21st November, 2017) — ASUS has won eight prestigious CES® 2017 Innovation Awards for products with outstanding design and engineering, the Consumer Technology Association™ announced. The award-winning products that are currently available on the market include ZenFone 3 Deluxe, ZenBook 3, ROG GX800 and Vivo AiO V221. The other award winners will be unveiled during CES 2017, and all the products will be on display at the ASUS Media Suite at Trump International Hotel in Las Vegas.
ZenFone 3 Deluxe, the new flagship ASUS smartphone with advanced camera technology that takes mobile photography to the next level, won in the Wireless Handsets category. ZenBook 3, an ultra-sleek and lightweight notebook with a premium aluminum design; Republic of Gamers (ROG) GX800, the world’s first liquid-cooled gaming laptop featuring the latest NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1080 SLI graphics; and Vivo AiO V221, the slimmest-ever model in the Vivo AiO range of all-in-one PCs designed for family living, all won awards in the Computer Hardware and Components category.
The award-winning products underscore the ASUS commitment to designing and building innovative products that deliver an incredible consumer experience.
The CES Innovation Awards, held annually since 1976 in conjunction with CES in Las Vegas, is one of the most prestigious awards programs in the consumer electronics industry. The awards cover 28 product categories and products are judged by a prominent panel of independent industrial designers, engineers, and trade journalists.
CES 2017 Innovation Award winners
ASUS ZenFone 3 Deluxe
ASUS ZenFone 3 is the flagship model of the ZenFone 3 Series, and the world’s first full-metal smartphone with invisible antenna design. It has a strong and light aluminum alloy unibody, and a rear surface free of unsightly antenna lines and an ultra-thin 4.2 mm edge.
ZenFone 3 Deluxe features a 5.7-inch Full HD (1920 by 1080) Super AMOLED display with a gamut of over 100% NTSC color space for rich, vibrant colors, even in harsh, outdoor lighting. An ultra-thin bezel gives ZenFone 3 Deluxe a 79% screen-to-body ratio for a maximized display in a compact package. Inside, it has the world’s first Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 821 Series processor, Adreno™ 530 GPU, and integrated X12 LTE modem, as well as up to 6GB RAM to deliver the best performance and fast connectivity for demanding apps, games, and media.
ZenFone 3 Deluxe raises the bar for mobile photography with its incredible 23MP camera featuring the latest Sony IMX318 image sensor, a large f/2.0 aperture lens, and 4-axis optical image stabilization for high-resolution, blur-free, and low-noise photos in almost any lighting condition. It also features 3-axis electronic image stabilization for steady 4K UHD videos, PixelMaster 3.0 technology and the ASUS TriTech autofocus system. The latter automatically selects 2nd-generation laser, phase detection, or continuous autofocus to provide accurate and nearly instant 0.03-second focusing and subject tracking.
ASUS ZenBook 3
ASUS ZenBook 3 is the next-generation ZenBook. It has been completely redesigned with a gorgeous, ultra-sleek 11.9 mm chassis that weights only 910g. With a unibody design, ZenBook 3 is made from aerospace-grade aluminum alloy featuring the signature ZenBook spun-metal finish. It is available in three exclusive colors, Royal Blue, Rose Gold and Quartz Grey, and a special two-phase anodizing process was used the create the stunning golden highlights on its diamond-cut edges.
This prestigious laptop delivers unprecedented performance with the latest 7th-generation Intel Core i7 processors, 16GB of high speed 2133MHz RAM, up to 1TB PCle® x4 SSD and a powerful quad-speaker audio system certified by Harman Kardon. A slim bezel design provides an 82 percent screen-to-body ratio for the maximum display size with the minimum footprint.
ROG GX800 is a gaming laptop with the latest NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1080 SLI graphics and an advanced version of the Hydro Overclocking System liquid-cooling dock. The Hydro Overclocking System gives it the cooling performance required for extreme overclocking of the processor and graphics cards. It also boosts GX800 clock frequencies from 3.2GHz to 4.0GHz. When overclocked, GX800 achieves a 3DMark Fire Strike Ultra score of 10395.
The 18-inch GX800 is also the world’s first gaming laptop designed to deliver real 4K UHD gameplay at over 60 frames per second. It features NVIDIA G-SYNC™ technology and supports leading virtual-reality (VR) headsets for super-smooth and stutter-free VR gaming. In addition, GX800 has a MechTAG mechanical switch-like keyboard with programmable ROG Aura RGB LED effects for individual keys.
ASUS Vivo AiO V221
Built to combine amazing sound and beautiful styling, ASUS Vivo AiO V221 is the slimmest-ever Vivo AiO all-in-one PC that measures just 7.2mm at its thinnest point. Designed to complement any décor, its clean and elegant lines are enhanced by a seamless one-piece integrated stand that is slim and graceful, yet extremely strong.
Its powerful ASUS SonicMaster Premium sound system features dual front-mounted transmission-line stereo speakers driven by the latest smart-amplifier technology, which triples the audio volume compared to a normal amplifier with the same speakers. This finely-tuned audio design delivers crystal-clear sound with deep, rich bass for a superbly immersive entertainment experience.
The superb 21.5-inch Full HD screen features exclusive ASUS display technology to ensure sharp, realistic-looking videos and vibrant, vivid colors for any kind of visual content.
Vivo AiO V221 is the perfect digital hub for the home, with full connectivity provided by four USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports, a convenient side-mounted USB 2.0 port, a full-size HDMI port and ultra-fast dual-band 802.11ac Wi-Fi.