ASUS has unveiled a new range of products inspired by the spirit of Zen and designed to bring harmony and simplicity by delivering ultimate mobility, entertainment, and productivity experiences. The Zensation products include the ZenPad, Zen all-in-one PC series, and ZenFone Selfie.
The ZenPad is available in three sizes: the 7-inch ZenPad 7.0 (Z370C/CG/CL), the 8-inch ZenPad 8.0 (Z380C/KL) and ZenPad S 8.0 (Z580C/CA) with optional Z Stylus, and the 10-inch ZenPad 10.1 (Z300C/CG/CL) with an optional keyboard — and offering models with Wi-Fi, LTE/3G connectivity, and phone functionality.
ZenPad comes with an HD IPS display featuring the company’s VisualMaster suite of visual enhancement technologies, including ASUS Tru2Life and TruVivid. ASUS Tru2Life performs intelligent contrast and sharpness adjustments, while ASUS TruVivid is designed to improve screen clarity, brightness, and touch responsiveness.
ZenPad also includes DTS Premium Sound technology. The built-in DTS-HD coder-decoder (codec) provides high-fidelity sound and lets users play back or stream movies and music with up to 5.1 channels of DTS surround sound to a connected audio system. In addition, ZenPad comes with DTS Sound Studio to transform stereo audio into virtual surround-sound.
The ZenPad 8.0 features an interchangeable cover design that lets users customize their tablet with functional back covers. These covers can provide extra features and additional color options. Zen Clutch is a fashion accessory that provides a carrying and protection solution for ZenPad 8.0. Zen Case is another accessory that lets users outfit the tablet in their choice of five colors. Audio Cover brings immersive 5.1-channel surround sound to the tablet. Power Case is designed to extend ZenPad 8.0's battery life, giving users up to 15 hours of usage.
ZenPad S 8.0 is an 8-inch tablet equipped with a 2K QXGA (1536x 2048) IPS display with a wide 178-degree viewing angle and a 324ppi pixel density. It is powered by a 64-bit Intel Atom Z3580 processor with 4GB of RAM.
ZenPad S 8.0 can be used with the optional Z Stylus. Designed especially for ZenPad S 8.0, Z Stylus provides a natural writing and drawing experience that supports up to 1024 levels of pressure sensitivity and up to a 1.2mm writing tip.
Zen AiO Series
Zen AiO Series is a premium range of all-in-one PCs, comprising of the 23.8-inch Zen AiO Z240IC and 21.5-inch Zen AiO Z220IC. The series features the latest generation of quad-core Intel Core processors (up to i7 processors), combined with up to 32GB of DDR4 memory and up to PCIe Gen 3 x 4 SSD storage. Dedicated NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M gaming-grade graphics with up to 4GB of video memory enable users to view full HD movies and videos and play games at full resolution. With USB 3.1 Gen 2, Zen AiO delivers data transfers of up to 10Gbit/s and includes the latest USB 3.1 Type-C reversible connector.
Zen AiO features a total of six speakers to deliver full-range sound. Each 8-watt stereo channel uses three speakers located at either side of Zen AiO, boasting fully-realistic stereo separation and a total of 16 watts of undistorted sound.
ZenFone Selfie is a smartphone that features front and rear 13MP PixelMaster cameras with dual-color, dual LED Real Tone flash designed to capture the best possible selfies, quickly and simply.
ZenFone Selfie includes Selfie Panorama mode, which exploits the smartphone's f/2.2-aperture front lens and 88-degree field of view to capture panoramic selfies of up to 140 degrees. The smartphone comes with a 5.5-inch, high-resolution 1920 x 1080 Full HD IPS display with a wide 178-degree viewing angle and 403ppi pixel density.
ZenFone Selfie also includes Qualcomm Snapdragon 615, an octa-core, 64-bit processor.
For pricing and availability of the ASUS Zen products, visit http://www.asus.com/US/.