Asus has announced the StudioBook S, a laptop with 17 “screen in an enclosure that is slightly larger than that of a 15” laptop. According to the manufacturer, the screen can accurately reproduce colors by factory calibration and the hinge ensures that the screen can lie flat on the table.
The StudioBook S W700G3P is 38.2×28.6cm in size, compared to for example 35.7×23.6cm of the Dell XPS 15. The 17 “LCD has a ratio of 16:10, a matt finish and a resolution of 1920×1200 pixels and a 5.3mm edge, which is slightly more than the 2.5mm the ZenBook S13 which Asus also presented on Monday
The laptop has a USB-c-port with support for Thunderbolt 3, three USB-a-ports with USB 3.1 gen2 an HDMI connection, an SD card reader and a 3.5 mm jack. In the field of wireless communication, it supports Wi-Fi 802.11ax, with 2×2 MiMo and Bluetooth 5.0.
The processor is an Intel Xeon E2176M or Core i7-8750H, both hexacores.The graphical muscle balls come from the Nvidia Quadro P3200 with 6GB gddr5-vram. The keyboard is equipped with backlight and has a travel of 1.4mm. The trackpad has the ability to display numeric keys for quick entry of digits. The battery of the laptop has three cells and a capacity of 57Wh. The laptop weighs a total of 2.4 kilograms. Asus does not want to say anything about the price. The laptop will be released around the spring.