ASUS is expanding its Zenbook Pro line by announcing the Zenbook Pro 17 . This laptop is the first Zenbook Pro to come with a 17-inch screen and is powered by an AMD Ryzen processor.
Features of ASUS Zenbook Pro 17
ASUS Zenbook Pro 17 comes with a 17.3-inch touchscreen with 2.5K resolution. The screen supports Dolby Vision technology and a 165Hz refresh rate. Its color accuracy has also been certified by PANTONE Validated Display. This screen panel is also accompanied by a 3DNR camera with Full HD resolution complete with 3D noise reduction features.
Unlike other Zenbook Pro variants that are powered by a 12th gen Intel Core chipset, the performance of the ASUS Zenbook Pro 17 is entrusted to the AMD Ryzen 6000 series processor. Available options up to Ryzen 9 6900HX. Meanwhile, the graphics sector relies on an Nvidia GeForce RTX 3050 graphics card. Its performance will also be supported by up to 32GB of RAM and high-speed PCIe 4.0 x4 SSD storage space with capacity options of up to 2TB.
ASUS Zenbook Pro 17 specifications at a glance:
|YOU||Windows 11 Pro|
|Processor||Up to AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX|
|RAM||Up to 32GB LPDDR5-6400MHz
|Graphics Card||NVIDIA RTX 3050 laptop|
|Storage Space||Up to 2TB M.2 PCIe 4.0 SSD|
16:9 aspect ratio
Up to 2560×1440 (QHD)
100% DCI-P3, 165Hz refresh rate, Dolby Vision, Pantone validated, TÜV Rheinland low blue light
|Pen||2x USB-A 4.0
2x USB-A 3.2 (Gen 2)
SD card reader
AI noise cancellation
|Wireless||Front-facing 1080p (3DNR)|
With these specifications, the ASUS Zenbook Pro 17 will be ideal for content creators who need a large screen laptop and fast performance. The compromise is that Zenbook Pro 17 doesn’t support Thunderbolt 4 ports yet. However, ASUS provides complete connectivity port support. Includes HDMI 2.1 port support, two USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C ports and an SD 4.0 memory card reader slot.
Another interesting feature, the ASUS Zenbook Pro 17 is equipped with speakers from the manufacturer Harman Kardon with Dolby Atmos, carries a backlit keyboard, and the ASUS IceCool Plus cooling system.
Price for ASUS Zenbook Pro 17
ASUS Zenbook Pro 17 is planned to be available on the market in the third quarter of 2022.