ASUS and ROG Honorees recognized in the Gaming, Computer Peripherals, Computer Hardware and Components, and Mobile Devices categories
FREMONT, USA, January 13, 2020 — ASUS and ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) today unveiled all 16 of the company’s products that have been named a CES® 2021 Innovation Awards Honoree for demonstrating outstanding innovation, engineering and functionality, aesthetic and design within the consumer technology realm.
In addition to the previously unveiled honorees, ASUS Innovations Awards honorees announced at CES 2021 include the ZenBook Duo (UX482), ZenBook Pro Duo (UX582LR), Zen AiO A5400/A5200/A5401/M5401, ASUS Pro WS WRX80E-SAGE SE WiFi, Mini PC PN63 and ZenBeam Latte L1 in addition to the latest ROG Zephyrus G14 and ROG Strix LC Radeon RX 6800 XT. The award wins underscore the ASUS commitment to delivering incredible consumer experiences through consummate design and innovation.
The CES Innovation Awards program, owned and produced by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)®, is an annual competition honoring outstanding design and engineering in consumer technology products across 28 product categories. An elite panel of industry expert judges, including members of the media, designers, engineers and more, reviewed submissions based on innovation, engineering and functionality, aesthetic and design. The announcement was made during the first-ever, all-digital CES 2021, one of the world’s most influential technology events, happening Jan. 11–14, 2021.
The CES 2021 Innovation Awards Honorees, including product descriptions and photos, can be found at CES.tech/innovation.
ASUS and ROG CES 2021 Innovation Awards Honorees
● ASUS ZenBook Duo 14 (UX482)
The ASUS ZenBook Duo 14 is the world’s thinnest and lightest 14" laptop with a secondary display. It features a 12.6” secondary touchscreen that lifts upward for ergonomic viewing, making work with the 14” main touchscreen seamless. UX482 is also an Intel EVO Platform, satisfying demanding specifications such as Instant Wake (<1 sec), a 70Whr Battery for >11 hours video playback, responsive performance, and fast charge support with Thunderbolt 4, providing 4 hours of usage in just 30 minutes of charge time.
● ASUS ZenBook Pro Duo 15 OLED (UX582)
ASUS ZenBook Pro Duo 15 OLED is a groundbreaking ultraportable laptop featuring an ASUS ScreenPad™ Plus secondary display with a new ergonomic auto-tilt mechanism, providing a seamless creative experience for users and a more ergonomic viewing angle than our first-generation design. The tailor-made thermal system allows the processors inside to reach maximum performance, enabling users to easily enjoy the full benefits and productivity of this laptop.
● ASUS Zen AiO (A5400/A5200/A5401/M5401)
Zen AiO builds beautiful, functional and powerful PCs into one seductive package. These exquisitely crafted all-in-one PCs pair high performance with stylish aesthetics, making them perfect for those who appreciate fine design in addition to swift performance. An elegant new look is accentuated by an off-center metal stand and fabric-covered front-firing speakers that are certified by Harman Kardon. With a choice of 23.8-inch (A5400/A5401/M5401) or 21.5-inch (A5200) NanoEdge displays featuring up to a 93% screen-to-body ratio for immersive visuals, Zen AiO is set to elevate every all-in-one expectation.
● ASUS Pro WS WRX80E-SAGE SE WiFi
The ASUS Pro WS WRX80E-SAGE SE WiFi workstation motherboard is designed to unleash the computing power of the AMD WRX80 platform and supports AMD Ryzen™ Threadripper™ PRO Processors. Measuring in at 12 by 13 inches (EATX), this motherboard is an ideal solution for workstations for businesses as well as professional and enthusiast creators. A total of seven PCIe Gen 4 x16 slots, three M.2 slots and two U.2 onboard ports ensure extreme transfer speeds and performance, while a total of 17 USB ports provide a complete set of connectivity options. It also features Intel® X550-AT2 dual 10Gb Ethernet and Wifi 6 for enabling fast transfer of large files. In addition, a built-in BMC (Baseboard Management Controller) chip provides intelligence for its IPMI architecture.
● ASUS Mini PC PN63
The new ASUS Mini PC PN63 is an ultra-compact and lightweight mini PC ideal for a wide range of uses, including business and home entertainment. Measuring just 120 x 130 x 55.5 mm, Mini PC PN63 blends easily into any environment while delivering great performance. Support for up to 4 displays and comprehensive I/O ports — including a front-mounted Thunderbolt™ port — provide ultrafast and versatile connectivity for docks, displays, and storage devices. For even more flexibility, chassis design enables easy storage and memory upgrades in just two steps.
● ASUS ZenBeam Latte L1
ASUS ZenBeam Latte defines a new kind of ASUS projector. It blends 720p HD projection and Harman Kardon audio performance into a compact, lightweight, and ultra-portable design that’s similar to a grande cup of coffee. It makes wireless projection easy for iOS and Android devices. With a maximum projection size of up to 120” and the ability to transform into a Bluetooth speaker with one touch, the ZenBeam Latte is portable and versatile.
● ROG Zephyrus G14
The ROG Zephyrus G14 makes powerful, ultraportable Windows 10 Pro gaming accessible to everyone. Featuring up to an 8-core AMD Ryzen™ 9 5900HS CPU and GeForce RTX™ 3060 laptop GPU, this slim and stylish powerhouse rips through the most demanding apps and games. Two gorgeous display options—high-res, high-refresh 120Hz WQHD or ultra-fluid 144Hz Full HD—keep you immersed with lifelike, Pantone® validated colors. Quad speakers pump out lush Dolby Atmos audio, while exclusive wo-Way AI Noise Cancelation makes voice chat crystal clear. Live life at Zephyrus speed with the ultimate blend of power and portability.
● ROG Strix LC Radeon RX 6800 XT
The Radeon RX 6800 XT is one of the most powerful GPUs that AMD has ever built. As we began to sketch out the ROG Strix version of the RX 6800 XT, its raw power spurred our engineers to build a cooling system that could unleash its full potential. During this process, our thoughts naturally turned to liquid cooling. PC enthusiasts the world over are already familiar with the benefits of all-in-one liquid cooling systems for their CPUs, and many of them have even added similar systems to their graphics cards using aftermarket kits to pursue the outer limits of GPU performance.
● ASUS ZenBook Pro 15 (UX535)
The Zenbook Pro 15 is a solid and powerful 15-inch laptop for on-the-go creators. The advanced 4K OLED NanoEdge display, GeForce GTX 1650 Ti GPU, and exclusive ASUS Screenpad 2.0 create a computing platform that is ready for media editing anywhere.
● ASUS ZenBook Flip 15 (UX564)
The all-new ZenBook Flip 15’s 4K UHD OLED NanoEdge touchscreen is PANTONE® Validated for color accuracy, TÜV Rheinland-certified for flicker-free operation and low blue light emissions, and is supported by a precision-engineered 360° ErgoLift hinge to maximize versatility. The sleek and ultra-compact design gives ZenBook Flip 15 an amazing 90% screen-to-body ratio. Its latest 11th Generation Intel® Core™ processor and available gaming-grade NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1650 Ti graphics accelerate on-the-go productivity and creativity.
● ROG Phone 3
ROG Phone 3 is a gaming phone that fits in your pocket yet is powerful enough to fully support console-level games. With a high 144Hz display refresh rate that offers truly immersive visuals, and ultrasonic side buttons to provide an intuitive controlling experience, plus an upgraded thermal solution to extend extreme performance provided by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus SoC, it offers exceptional gaming experiences. Dual front-facing speakers produce premium sound, and a large 6000 mAh battery for long-lasting usage further enhances the user experience. All of these features are packed into a simple yet futuristic, game-centric design.
● ROG MAXIMUS XII Extreme
The ROG MAXIMUS XII Extreme’s claim to the Z490 motherboard throne stems from its ability to artfully dissipate the thermals of a fully stacked, high-end rig. Temperatures of core and secondary power regulators are managed by a large array of heatsinks anchored to a metal shroud providing additional mass and surface area. Underneath, there’s an 8-phase VRM comprised of sixteen TDA21490 power stages (90 amps each) paired with suitably specified SA and IO regulators to tackle any CPU that graces the platform.
● ROG Strix XG16
ROG Strix XG16 is a 15.6-inch companion gaming display with power and video signals supplied over USB Type-C, plus another HDMI port for high compatibility across various game platforms so users can pair the XG16 to PCs, phones and console machines. The built-in battery design allows it to work for up to three hours without worrying about an external power supply. The ergonomically designed kickstand supports multiple angles and enables a small footprint with either portrait or landscape orientations, so it’s extremely flexible to game on, without boundaries. A standard tripod thread is also embedded, so the XG16 can stand high and be visually centered with any tripod in seconds.
● ROG Swift PG32UQX
ROG Swift PG32UQX is a Mini LED 4K high dynamic range gaming monitor with class-leading image quality. Its 32-inch IPS 4K panel supports a 144Hz refresh rate, with true 10-bit-per-pixel color depth, accurate color with a Delta E of less than 1, 95% DCI-P3 color gamut coverage, and up to 1600 nits peak brightness. Full-array local dimming across 1,152 zones, enabled by Mini LED technology, delivers a rich image with brilliant colors and also detailed shadows and highlights, enhancing the picture quality and presenting a greater sense of realism and immersion in HDR games and multimedia.
● ROG Falchion
ROG Falchion is a 65% form-factor wireless mechanical keyboard designed to change the way gamers play. It has an interactive touch panel and innovative two-way cover case, and it’s the first ROG keyboard with wireless Aura Sync RGB lighting. The keys feature durable ROG polybutylene terephthalate (PBT) doubleshot keycaps and German-made Cherry MX RGB mechanical switches for precise, tactile keystrokes. The ROG Falchion utilizes a gaming-grade 2.4 GHz RF connection for a 1 ms report rate and offers up to 450 hours of battery life on a single charge.
● ROG Kunai 3 Gamepad
ROG Kunai 3 Gamepad provides the ultimate immersive mobile gaming experience due to its modular design that creates new ways to play. The Kunai 3 offers the familiar feel and controls of a console controller on a mobile phone, whether used independently in Gamepad mode or when docked and used in Handheld mode. With its USB-C® connection to ROG Phone 3, gamers can even experience fluid, fast-paced gaming with near-zero latency.