ASUS Announces Vivobook Pro 15X OLED and 16X OLED with AMD Ryzen 6000-Series CPUs

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TAIPEI, Taiwan, May 10, 2022 — ASUS today announced two new high-performance creator laptops in the Vivobook Pro series for aspiring creators: the 15.6-inch Vivobook Pro 15X OLED (M6501), and the 16-inch Vivobook Pro 16X OLED (M7601).

These feature-packed creator laptops feature high-performance components to ensure maximum performance, including AMD Ryzen 6000-series Mobile Processors with up to 32 GB of DDR5 RAM, studio-grade NVIDIA® GeForce RTX 3070 Max-Q graphics, and an ultrafast 2 TB PCIe® 4.0 SSD[1]. The new ASUS IceCool Pro dual-fan, quad-vent cooling system allows sustained peak CPU performance at up to a 140-watt thermal design power[2] (TDP).

Vivobook Pro 16X OLED features either a world-leading 16:10 120 Hz 3.2K OLED HDR 550-nit[3] display or a 60 Hz 4K OLED HDR 600-nit display, while Vivobook Pro 15X OLED has a 16:9 120 Hz 2.8K OLED HDR 600-nit display. These NanoEdge displays are PANTONE® Validated, VESA DisplayHDR True Black certified[4], and have a cinema-grade 100% DCI-P3 color gamut. For enhanced eye care, they also have TÜV Rheinland certification for low blue-light emissions.

Creator-focused features include the innovative ASUS DialPad[5] and a full set of high-speed I/O ports including USB4®, full-function USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C®, USB 3.2 Gen 2 and Gen 1 Type-A, and HDMI® 2.1, along with an SD Express 7.0 microSD card reader and a 2.5 GbE LAN port. A fingerprint sensor on the power button and a physical webcam shield enhance security and privacy.

The Vivobook Pro X series has Harman Kardon-certified Dolby Atmos® audio, with a smart amplifier for powerful, distortion-free sound. A three-microphone array incorporates ASUS AI Noise-Canceling Technology for enhanced conference calls. Crystal-clear video communications are enabled by the FHD webcam with ASUS 3D Noise Reduction (3DNR) technology, and the full-size ASUS ErgoSense keyboard ensures comfortable typing. For added hygiene, Vivobook Pro 15X OLED includes ASUS Antibacterial Guard[6] to protect all frequently touched surfaces.

 

No-compromise creativity

Whatever the creative need, the new high-performance Vivobook Pro 15X OLED and Pro 16X OLED deliver, excelling at everything from casual creation to serious 3D rendering, with every component selected to provide the optimum performance for the task at hand.

Powered by up to the latest AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX eight-core processor, these creator laptops allow users to create, manipulate and switch between multiple projects seamlessly, ensuring every task is handled efficiently. The latest Zen 3+ architecture CPU design is optimized for superior content-creation performance, making Vivobook Pro 15X OLED and Pro 16X OLED the perfect creative partners.

Excellent graphics performance is critical for content creation, and the up to NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Max-Q GPU, based on the latest NVIDIA Ampere architecture, enhances any creative workflow. For beginners or pros, its advanced graphics capabilities — such as ray-tracing, VR or AI-powered video editing — will let creators edit, render or stream their creations faster and clearer. And with the exclusive free NVIDIA Studio drivers, users will get the best out of all their creative apps.

Creativity thrives in a calm environment, so the new laptops feature an advanced ASUS IceCool Pro cooling system that minimizes noise while maximizing overall system performance. The dual-fan design with four external exhaust vents at the sides and rear of the laptop rapidly and quietly dissipates heat to the exterior, and there are three fan modes to choose from that let users choose the ideal acoustic balance for the task at hand. With these ultra-efficient cooling systems, Vivobook Pro 16X OLED and 15X OLED can perform at a sustained peak TDP of up to 140 W.

 

Visual precision

For creators, the display needs to enhance the finest nuances of a creation, and the OLED HDR Dolby Vision displays on Vivobook Pro 15X OLED and Pro 16X OLED series certainly deliver. The four-sided NanoEdge design on Vivobook Pro 16X has ultraslim bezels that enable an impressive 90.3% screen-to-body ratio.

Vivobook Pro 16X OLED has a 16:10 120 Hz 3.2 K OLED HDR 550-nit display with a super-smooth 120 Hz refresh rate and a larger visual workspace, while Vivobook Pro 15X OLED has an expansive 16:9 120 Hz OLED HDR 600-nit display. The OLED displays all have a 0.2 ms response time for smooth, natural-looking visuals.

The OLED displays in Vivobook Pro 16X OLED and Pro 15X OLED are DisplayHDR True Black 500 and 600 certified respectively, for deep blacks and an ultra-high up to 1,000,000:1 contrast ratio, ensuring maximum visible detail in dark scenes. They are also PANTONE Validated for professional-grade color accuracy, have a cinema-grade 100% DCI-P3 color gamut, an average Delta-E of less than two[7], and are TÜV Rheinland certified for eye-friendly low blue-light emissions and flicker-free operation. Additionally, the new ASUS Splendid technology allows users to select the color gamut to suit different creative tasks: they can choose from the ultravivid native sRGB color setting for creating web content or browsing, DCI-P3 for cinematic content, or Display P3 for movie-grade colors adjusted to fit everyday viewing in the real world. These displays will show the user's creations in their very best light. These displays will show the user's creations in their very best light.

 

Designed for creators

The exclusive ASUS DialPad on Vivobook Pro 16X OLED is a virtual rotary control on the mega-sized touchpad that puts creators in full control of parameter adjustments in compatible Adobe® creative software or custom functions in any other apps, so they can stay fully focused on the task at hand. It can be customized via the ProArt Creator Hub, which also gives users full access to other creator-related settings and features including performance modes and screen calibration.

The long-lasting high-capacity battery[8] is ready to power creative workflows throughout the day, whether the user is in a favorite coffee shop or seeking inspiration outdoors, and USB-C Easy Charge makes it easy to top up the laptop anywhere. A complete set of I/O ports covers all connectivity needs, from using existing peripherals to adding external displays and projectors. There's an HDMI 2.1 port that can connect to up to a 4 120 Hz or an 8K 60 Hz monitor; a USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C port, USB 3.2 Gen 2 and Gen 1 Type-A ports; and a USB4® port. An SD Express 7.0 microSD card reader allows fast and easy data exchange, and the 2.5 Gbe RJ-45 LAN port provides added flexibility for high-speed wired network connections.

The full-size ASUS ErgoSense keyboard has an incredibly satisfying feel, with the optimum bounce and travel calculated with fine-tuned precision. The keys have a long 1.4 mm travel, and the keycaps have a 0.2 mm dish for comfort. With a physical webcam shield and built-in fingerprint sensor on the power button, the new models also provide direct and time-saving privacy and security.

Vivobook Pro 16X OLED has a premium all-metal design, and for the ultimate toughness, both models have been tested to meet the ultra-demanding MIL-STD-810H US military standard for reliability and durability. They have also passed ASUS laptop stress tests that far exceed the standards set by the industry.

 

Smart technology

With the increase in remote working and video conferencing, we’ve strengthened the ASUS AI Noise-Canceling Technology in Vivobook Pro 15X OLED and Pro 16X OLED with a built-in three-microphone array to further enhance 360° sound reception. The technology employs machine learning to isolate unwanted noise from human speech. Via the MyASUS app, users can switch between the Microphone Single-Presenter mode, which can filter out ambient noise, and Multi-Presenter mode which picks up all individual voices from different positions for optimum group conference-call quality. In addition, the AI Noise-Canceling Speaker feature filters out all ambient noise apart from human speech — so users can hear what everyone else is saying.

An FHD webcam, ASUS 3DNR technology, and the new webcam effects in MyASUS take the video-calling experience to the next level. 3DNR significantly upgrades the webcam image clarity, with a unique algorithm that sharpens images and performs real-time de-noising to make sure everything looks crisp and clear during video calls.

For unrivaled audio quality, Vivobook Pro 15X OLED and Pro 16X OLED have a stereo sound system certified by the audio experts at Harman Kardon. It delivers powerful, immersive sound that’s crystal-clear, providing superbly immersive entertainment and communications. The immersive multi-dimensional sound of Dolby Atmos indulges users in their favorite entertainment with sound that moves all around them for breathtaking realism in music, movies and TV. Our smart amplifier system uses a high-power amplifier that can increase speaker volume by up to 350% compared to a standard amplifier, with minimal distortion.

The surface of any laptop harbors thousands of potentially harmful bacteria. To keep Vivobook Pro 15X OLED hygienic, it's protected by ASUS Antibacterial Guard — a surface treatment that keeps the bugs at bay. Antibacterial Guard has been scientifically proven[9] to inhibit the growth of bacteria[10] by more than 99% over a 24-hour period, ensuring the surfaces[11] of the laptop stay clean and sanitary for longer, and reducing the spread of potentially harmful bacteria via contact.

Specifications[12]

ASUS Vivobook Pro 15X (M6501)

CPU

AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX Processor (8-core / 16-thread, 20 MB cache, up to 4.9 GHz max boost) with Radeon 680M Graphics

AMD Ryzen 7 6800H Processor (8-core / 16-thread, 20 MB cache, up to 4.7 GHz max boost) with Radeon 680M Graphics

Display

15.6" 2.8K 120 Hz OLED (2880x1620), 600 nits, 100% DCI-P3, DisplayHDR True Black 600

15.6" FHD 144Hz IPS (1920x1080), 500 nits, 100% sRGB

Operating system

Windows 11 Pro (ASUS recommends Windows 11 Pro for business) / Windows 11 Home

Graphics

NVIDIA® GeForce RTX 3070 Max-Q

NVIDIA® GeForce RTX 3060 Max-Q

Main memory

16 / 32 GB 4800 MHz DDR5

Storage

512 GB / 1 TB / 2 TB PCIe® SSD1

Connectivity

Intel® WiFi 6E (802.11ax)[13] + Bluetooth® 5.2

Camera

FHD camera

I/O ports

1 x USB4®

1 x full-function USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C®

1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A

1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A

1 x HDMI® 2.1

1 x Audio combo jack

1 x SD Express 7.0 microSD card reader

1 x 2.5Gbe LAN Port

Touchpad

Precision touchpad (PTP) technology supports up to four-finger smart gestures

Audio

Built-in three-microphone array

Built-in speaker

Harman Kardon-certified audio

Battery

76 Wh 4-cell lithium-polymer battery

AC adapter

240 W AC Adapter, Output: 20 V DC, 12 A, 150 W, Input: 100~240 V AC 50 / 60 Hz universal

Dimensions

355.4 x 239.8 x 20.9

Weight

2.1 kg

 

ASUS Vivobook Pro 16X (M7601)

CPU

AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX Processor (8-core / 16-thread, 20 MB cache, up to 4.9 GHz max boost) with Radeon 680M Graphics

AMD Ryzen 7 6800H Processor (8-core / 16-thread, 20 MB cache, up to 4.7 GHz max boost) with Radeon 680M Graphics

Display3,4

16" 16:10 3.2K 120 Hz OLED (3200x2000), 550 nits, 100% DCI-P3, DisplayHDR True Black 500

16" 16:10 WQUXGA OLED (3840x2400), 600 nits, 100% DCI-P3, DisplayHDR True Black 600

16” 16:10 WQXGA 165 Hz IPS (2560x1600), 500 nits, 100% DCI-P3

Operating system

Windows 11 Pro (ASUS recommends Windows 11 Pro for business) / Windows 11 Home

Graphics

NVIDIA® GeForce RTX 3060 Max-Q

Main memory

16 / 32 GB 4800 MHz DDR5

Storage

512 GB / 1 TB / 2TB PCIe SSD1

Connectivity

Intel WiFi 6E (802.11ax)11 + Bluetooth® 5.2

Camera

FHD camera

I/O ports

1 x USB ®

1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C

1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A

1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A

1 x HDMI® 2.1

1 x Audio combo jack

1 x SD Express 7.0 microSD card reader

1 x 2.5Gbe LAN Port

Touchpad

Supports ASUS DialPad touchpad with intelligent palm-rejection

Precision touchpad (PTP) technology supports up to four-finger smart gestures

Audio

Built-in three-microphone array

Built-in speaker

Harman Kardon-certified audio

Battery

90 Wh 4-cell lithium-polymer battery

AC adapter

240 W AC Adapter, Output: 20 V DC, 12 A, 150 W, Input: 100~240 V AC 50 / 60 Hz universal

Dimensions

355.4 x 248.5 x 19.9 (4K OLED)

355.4 x 248.5 x 20.9 (3.2K OLED / 2.5K IPS)

Weight

2.3 kg


[1] 2 TB SSD is special order only.

[2] Figures are based on theoretical performance. Actual performance may vary in BIOS settings and real-world situations.

[4] Vivobook Pro 15X OLED (M7601) is currently undergoing DisplayHDR certification. Final result may change.

[5] ASUS DialPad only available on Vivobook Pro 16X OLED (M7601)

[6] ASUS Antibacterial Guard is available on Vivobook Pro 15X only

[7] Average tested result of Delta-E < 2, +/- 0.5.

[8] Battery capacity varies according to model. Please refer to the product specifications.

[9] Tested by an independent third-party laboratory according to the ISO 22196 standard (Measurement of antibacterial activity on plastics and other non-porous surfaces).

[10] ISO 22196:2011 specifies a method of evaluating the antibacterial activity of antibacterial-treated plastics, and other non-porous, surfaces of products (including intermediate products).

[11] ASUS Antibacterial Guard is applied on the laptop areas that users touch most frequently, including the palm rest area, keyboard, touchpad and power button / fingerprint sensor. Areas protected may vary depending on laptop design and specifications. 

[12] Specifications, content and product availability are all subject to change without notice and may differ from country to country. Actual performance may vary depending on applications, usage, environment and other factors. Full specifications are available at http://www.asus.com

[13] WiFi 6E availability may vary by country and their specific regulations. Feature only supported by Windows 11 or later.