ASUS and ROG Products Win 15 Prestigious Good Design Awards 2020

    TAIPEI, Taiwan, October 1, 2020 ASUS and Republic of Gamers (ROG) today proudly announced that 15 of the brands’ products have won prestigious Good Design Awards 2020 in recognition of excellence in design and engineering.

    Receipt of these internationally-respected accolades shines a spotlight on the ASUS commitment to excellent design and incredible innovation. The winning products showcase the In Search of Incredible brand promise, which pursues perfection in all areas with the ultimate goal of delivering an incredible consumer experience and empowering luxury for everyone.

    The Good Design Award system is organized by the Japan Institute of Design Promotion (JDP) and is now in its 63rd year. It is one of the four major design awards recognized by the International Design Alliance. This year, JDP received over 4,769 entries from around the world. More information can be found at: www.g-mark.org/about

    ASUS ZenFone 7 series

    The ASUS ZenFone 7 series features the world's first triple Flip Camera, which elevates smartphone photography and videography to unprecedented new heights. The evolved Flip Camera has a triple front and rear camera system that includes a 64 MP Sony IMX686 wide-angle camera, a Sony IMX363 ultrawide-angle camera and a telephoto camera. Powered by up to Qualcomm® Snapdragon 865 Plus 5G Mobile Platform to provide ultimate performance and fast 5G connectivity, the ZenFone 7 series also features Qualcomm Quick Charge and a long-lasting 5000 mAh battery for up to two days non-stop use.

    ASUS ZenBook 14 / 14 Ultralight / Pro 15 (UX435 / UX435 Ultralight / UX535)

    ZenBook 14 is a stylish and compact 14-inch laptop that’s both thin and extremely lightweight, with a four-sided NanoEdge display, NumberPad 2.0 and long battery life. The TÜV Rheinland Eye Care-certificated display delivers a more comfortable viewing experience for users.

    ZenBook 15 is a solid and powerful 15-inch laptop for light creators, equipped with 4K OLED NanoEdge display, NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1650 Ti GPU, ASUS ScreenPad 2.0 and advanced ASUS WiFi Master Premium to make it easy to create and edit media anywhere.

    ASUS VivoBook series

    Targeted at Generation Z, ASUS VivoBook series laptops were developed after intensive market research. Specifically, VivoBook S was designed for those looking for a laptop that's compact, powerful and stylish. It has a minimalist design inspired by geometric shapes, resulting in a simple and elegant chassis with distinctive diamond-cut edges.

    ASUS ZenBook Flip S (UX371)

    ZenBook Flip S combines elegant sophistication with an all-new design that makes it more desirable than ever. Its sleek 4K UHD OLED NanoEdge PANTONE® Validated touchscreen and 360° ErgoLift hinge make ZenBook Flip S ultra-compact and ultra-versatile, measuring just 13.9 mm thin and weighing a mere 1.2 kg. Incredible on-the-go performance is provided by up to the latest Intel® Core i7 processor and Intel Xe graphics, combined with up to 16 GB RAM and up to a 1 TB PCIe® 3.0 x4 SSD for on-the-go productivity and creativity.

    ASUS ZenBook S (UX393)

    ZenBook S is a premium ultraportable 13.9-inch laptop with a 3:2 aspect-ratio form factor that features an amazing 3.3K (3300 x 2200) NanoEdge PANTONE Validated touchscreen, providing a larger visual workspace and reducing the need for scrolling. It is 15.7 mm thin, 1.35 kg light, and powered by up to an 11th Generation Intel Core i7 processor, with up to 16GB RAM and up to a 1 TB PCIe 3.0 x4 M.4 SSD. A high-capacity 67 Wh battery with fast-charge support gives ZenBook S up to 12 hours of autonomy.

    ASUS ProArt StudioBook One (W590)

    ASUS ProArt StudioBook One is the first laptop to feature workstation grade NVIDIA Quadro® RTX 6000 graphics. Unlike most laptops, StudioBook One houses its CPU and GPU in the lid right behind the display. The Active Aerodynamic System (AAS) opens the outer cover of the lid by 4.57° to improve airflow to aid cooling. The aluminum unibody construction features bold, distinct lines for a sleek, strong look.

    ASUS ExpertBook B9450

    ASUS ExpertBook B9450 is the world’s lightest[i] 14-inch business laptop. It weighs from just 870 grams[ii], measures 14.9 mm thick, with a magnesium-lithium-alloy 13-inch-class case housing a 14-inch display with ultrathin bezels. It meets stringent US military-grade durability standards. Built for serious travel with an amazing up to 24-hour[iii] battery life, B9450 has a dual-storage design, a full set of I/O ports and enterprise-grade security.

    ROG Zephyrus Duo 15

    ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 is a highly versatile two-screen gaming laptop equipped with a 15-inch primary display and a 14-inch secondary display, powered by the latest NVDIA GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER GPU. Its innovative hinge design allows the secondary display to automatically tilt-up while opening the laptop, maximizing airflow intake for a highly-efficient thermal solution to ensure optimum performance.

    ROG Zephyrus G14

    The dynamic ROG Zephyrus G14 is the first 14-inch gaming laptop designed to take full advantage of a high-end NVIDIA GeForce RTX GPU and 8-core AMD Ryzen APUs. Thanks to its incredibly lightweight, small and thin form factor, and uncompromising performance, ROG Zephyrus G14 lets users work, create and game anywhere. The optional ROG AniMe Matrix display deepens personalization, enabling users to show custom animations or graphics and other effects across more than a thousand mini-LEDs embedded in the lid.

    ROG Z11 Mini-ITX Gaming Case

    ROG Z11 is a premium ITX case engineered for performance and designed with 360° aesthetics for gaming enthusiasts seeking the balance of performance and size in an ITX build. It features a patented interior layout with an 11° tilt that makes it ready for installing demanding components while ensuring optimized airflow and heat dissipation.

    ROG Falchion

    ROG Falchion is a wireless mechanical keyboard with an innovative design that's 65% the size of a standard keyboard. It offers a versatile cover case and an interactive touch panel that can adjust volume, play and pause music, and zoom the screen in and out. The touch panel can also be programmed for use as a macro key, and the RGB LEDs inside the touch panel indicate battery status in real time. It provides gamers with ultrafast 1 ms, 2.4 GHz connectivity and up to 450 hours of battery life. With the cutting-edge design and user-friendly features, Falchion empowers gamers with next-level control and performance.

    ASUS PureGo

    ASUS PureGO is a technical breakthrough designed to help domestic consumers determine whether contaminants are present on their fresh produce. This professional-quality solution is now a stylish lifestyle IoT device which offers users an intuitive tool for determining if fruits or vegetables are clean. It does this by detecting residual impurities such as pesticides or contaminants in water. Its clever, lifestyle-friendly design features an ergonomic shape, combining style and functionality in one. A special, permeable, water-guiding basin is designed to help ensure precise detection, while simple one-button functionality includes light indicator for operation and a companion smart app for the best user experiences.

    ASUS AI Accelerator CRL-G18U-P3DF

    ASUS AI Accelerator CRL-G18U-P3DF is a full-height, half-length, PCI Express® 3.0 AI-acceleration card based on Google Coral Edge TPU processor. It allows users to build intelligent devices that are efficient, private and ideal for edge AI inference.

    Awards for forthcoming ASUS products

    ASUS also received two Good Design Awards for products that have yet to be revealed to the public. Detailed announcements for each of these new products will be released in due course.

    [i] As of Sep 1, 2019. Based on internal ASUS market analysis comparing the size of ExpertBook B9 to competitor products from vendors including Acer, HP, Huawei, Lenovo, Microsoft and Samsung. Actual weight may vary by specifications.
    [ii] Weight may vary according to configuration.
    [iii] Battery-life test configuration: Intel Core i7-10510U, 16GB RAM, FHD display, 2TB PCIe 3.0 x4 SSD, 66 Whr. Battery tests conducted by ASUS in November 2019 using the MobileMark 2014 Office Productivity scenario. Test settings: WiFi enabled, display brightness set to 150 nits. Actual battery life may vary depending on product configuration, usage, operational conditions and power management settings. Battery life will decrease over the lifetime of the battery.