the Year Award and Best Choice Golden Award, ASUS products collect 22 Best
Choice and d&i Awards in total
Taiwan (3 June, 2014) — ASUS today
announced that the ROG G20 desktop, S1 Mobile LED Projector and PadFone S (PF500KL) were winners of the
Best Choice Award at Computex 2014. ROG
G20 was also the winner of a Best Choice Golden Award and went on to win
the Best Choice of the Year Award, the top prize at Computex awarded to only
one product. An additional 17 products were winners of the Computex
d&i (design and innovation) Award. ASUS was the biggest award winner
overall at Computex with a total of 22 awards.
ASUS for outstanding contributions to design and technology as he handed the
Best Choice of the Year award to ASUS Vice President Jonathan Tsang. “ASUS is
passionate about technology and driven by innovation,” said Tsang. “This
passion will continue to be our driving force to create an effortless and
joyful digital life for everyone.”
Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) and award winners were
selected by marketability and uniqueness. The Computex d&i Awards were
hosted by TAITRA and iF Design, a top international authority on industrial
design. ASUS was recognised for notable achievements in all award categories
and for developing creative products that positively impact people’s lives.
Best Choice Award winners
ROG G20 received
the exclusive Best Choice of the Year Award and a Computex Best Choice Golden
Award. ROG G20 is a small
form-factor gaming desktop that sets a new standard in power and beauty. It is
powered by an Intel® Core™ i7 processor and NVIDIA® GeForce®
GTX™ 780 graphics card, and features a sophisticated chassis design with beautiful
lighting effects that can display 8 million colours. ROG G20 is as energy-efficient as it is powerful, requiring only
20W in Eco Energy Mode. Its innovative cooling system has no visible exhaust
vents and features a hidden airflow tunnel that ensures efficient heat
management and near-silent operation, measuring just 25dB at idle.
Projector is a light (342g), ultraportable and compact
LED projector that features an internal rechargeable 22Wh battery which
delivers up to 3 hours of projection time, and allows the S1 to function as a 6000mAh power bank for charging mobile devices.
A best-in-class short throw ratio allows the S1 to project 41-inch images at just 1 meter from the screen. ASUS
SonicMaster audio provides high-quality sound, while the MHL port lets users
connect the S1 to mobile devices as
a projection source while charging them at the same time.
5-inch Full HD smartphone with blazingly-fast Long Term Evolution-Advanced (LTE-Advanced)
and VoLTE connectivity that seamlessly transforms into a 9-inch Full HD tablet.
PadFone S has a 13-megapixel
PixelMaster camera that excels at capturing crisp, vivid photos no matter the
subject or lighting. Qi wireless charging support reduces desktop clutter by
eliminating the need for power cables and adapters.
d&i Award winners
ZenFone 5 incorporates
beautiful design, high-quality materials and the seamless functionality of ASUS
ZenUI to bring empowering luxury to users. It features a spacious 5-inch HD
IPS+ display that can even be used while wearing gloves. Its stunning design
tapers to just 5.5mm at its thinnest edge. ZenFone
5 is available in Charcoal Black, Pearl White, Cherry Red, Champagne Gold
and Twilight Purple colours.
ZenFone 6 offers a
fantastic 6-inch HD IPS+ display complemented by SonicMaster audio technology
to deliver immersive entertainment experiences. It is equipped with a powerful
13-megapixel PixelMaster camera for clear, high-resolution photos. ZenFone 6 is available in Charcoal
Black, Pearl White, Cherry Red and Champagne Gold colours.
Gaming Keyboard features advanced mechanical switch
technology for ultra-responsive, tactile keys, and has dedicated volume and
play/pause multimedia hotkeys and a track selection wheel. LED-illuminated keys
are fantastic for low-light gaming environments.
Wireless Charging Stand is a convenient and simple wireless charging
solution. With support for Qi, the global standard in wireless charging, a wide
range of smartphones and tablets are compatible with ASUS PW100. The stand features an elegant and compact pyramidal design,
and has an easy-to-read LED charging indicator.
NearField Headset provides a hands-free solution for making
calls and enjoying music while on the go. Near Field Communications (NFC)
allows instant one-touch pairing with up to two devices, and Bluetooth 4.0 with
Enhanced Data Rate (EDR) delivers great sound quality while being power-efficient.
TransKeyboard is a thin
and light Bluetooth 3.0 keyboard that is compatible with Windows and Android
tablets with up to 10-inch screens. Its flexible, folding design lets the TransKeyboard transform into a stand
that holds the tablet at the perfect angle for typing. Magnets securely fasten
the TransKeyboard to the tablet and
its soft, microfiber lining protects against scratches.
View Flip Cover is a stylish way to protect ZenFone from scratches, scrapes and
dents. Available in three vibrant colours, ZenFone
View Flip Cover is a perfect companion to for ZenFone‘s stylish design. Inside, a soft layer of microfiber cloth
protects ZenFone‘s screen. Its
unique front window presents important information such as incoming calls,
messages and time at a glance without having to open the case. Calls can be
answered simply by opening the cover or tapping the screen through the window.
Transformer Book T100 is a 10.1-inch ultraportable with a sleek
design and durable finish. Transformer
Book T100 is not only one of the lightest ultraportables currently
available at just 1.07kg, but also one of the lightest 10-inch tablets around,
at 550g. It features the new Intel Atom™ Bay Trail-T quad-core processor for
smooth multi-tasking performance and incredible energy efficiency that can last
up to 11 hours on battery power. Transformer
Book T100 comes pre-installed with Microsoft Office Home & Student 2013
with full versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote, the perfect
productivity solution for both school and work.
UX301/302/303 are Ultrabook™ laptops that feature premium
design and powerful performance. Zenbook
UX301/UX302 are the world’s first Ultrabook designs with screens protected
by durable and scratch-resistant Corning® Gorilla® Glass
3. The brilliant 13.3-inch displays boast up to 2560 x 1440 WQHD resolution for
a crisp, supremely detailed image. Zenbook
UX303 has an extraordinary 3200 x 1800 QHD+ resolution IPS display for even
crisper detail. Zenbook UX303 is
powered by a 4th-generation Intel Core processor and has an NVIDIA GeForce 840M+
GPU for amazing graphics performance.
Series notebooks incorporate a durable design and
stylish spun-metal finish that impart an elegant look and feel. N551/N751 feature incredibly sharp IPS
touchscreen displays with up to 4K/UHD resolution and generous 178-degree
viewing angles for incredible visuals. SonicMaster Premium incorporates ICEpower®,
Bang & Olufsen technology to deliver cinematic surround realism. Up to 4th-generation
Intel Core i7 processors with gaming-grade NVIDIA GeForce GTX™ series graphics
provide high-performance for both work and play.
Battery-powered Portable LED Projector is a
compact projector with a bright 350 lumens, 30,000 hours lifespan Eco-LED light
source and a best-in-class short throw lens that projects a 42-inch image at
just one meter. VGA and HDMI video inputs give maximum flexibility for
projection sources, while the MHL input also charges connected MHL-enabled smartphones
and tablets when projecting. The P2B also
features a microSD card slot and a USB port for PC-free projection.
Portable USB-powered Monitor is a 15.6-inch
companion full HD display for laptops and desktop PCs; with both power and
video signals supplied over a standard USB 3.0 cable. The slim 8mm profile and
800g weight of the MB168+ makes it
the world’s slimmest and lightest companion display and features a Zen-inspired
spun-metal finish. ASUS MB168+
senses its orientation and switches the display between landscape and portrait
automatically. It comes with a protective ASUS Smart Case that doubles as a
two-way adjustable stand.
ROG SWIFT PG278Q
Gaming Monitor is a stunning premium 27-inch gaming monitor
that is the first and fastest in the world to support NVIDIA G-SYNC™ technology
for stunning smoothness, and crisp 2560 × 1440-pixel (WQHD) resolution visuals.
Tearing, graphics stutter and latency will be a thing of the past, and a smooth
visual experience is ensured by a rapid refresh rate of 144Hz and a fast 1ms
response time. An exclusive dedicated turbo key allows users to select refresh
rates of 60Hz, 120Hz, or 144Hz with just one click without going through the
OSD setting. It is also designed for comfort and simplicity, with ergonomic
tilt, swivel, pivot and height-adjustment features.
(FE375CG) is a 7-inch phablet with built-in 3G phone
functionality and dual-SIM, dual-standby capability for the flexibility of
having two separate 3G connections on a single device. Its 7-inch display is
surrounded by a narrow 7.25mm bezel for a maximum viewing area while still
being easy to hold in one hand. The display is complemented by dual front
speakers that provide rich, immersive sound. Fonepad 7 (FE375CG) is powered by a 64-bit Intel Atom Z3560 1.8GHz quad-core
processor for powerful performance when running the latest apps and games.
Z97-DELUXE is a
motherboard boasting comprehensive features for users looking to create a
high-performance PC, a potent gaming rig or a multimedia entertainment center. Its
exclusive 5-Way Optimisation by Dual Intelligent Processors 5 offers simple
system control and optimization. Crystal Sound 2 and Turbo LAN deliver flawless
audio and reduce lag to improve the gaming experience. ASUS HomeCloud turns the
PC’s hard drive into a private cloud and allows users to wake and access the
entire contents of a PC remotely, stream multimedia content to any suitable
device, and manage content from anywhere — no matter where it’s stored.
EXPRESS 2 and Wireless Charger are two accessories
that add convenience and powerful features to smart devices such as smartphones
and tablets. NFC Express 2 lets
users interact with their PC with a simple tap of their NFC-enabled device. Simply
tap a device onto the NFC Express 2
to log in to Windows without typing a password, play or resume a video from the
last stopping point, or back up photos and videos added since the device was
last synced to the PC. ASUS Wireless Charger lets users charge Qi-compatible
smart devices simply by placing them on the charger. Its wireless design eliminates
clutter caused by cables and power adapters.
VII Hero is a Z97 ATX gaming motherboard featuring the
LGA 1150 socket and support for Intel’s 4th-, new 4th- and 5th-generation
processors to give enthusiasts unmatched gaming performance. The world’s first
dual-colour PCB motherboard, it sports the distinctive ROG black and red color
scheme, and also features premium components, black nickel CPU socket covers
and improved circuit layouts. The Maximus
VII Hero boasts advanced networking and audio for gaming, along with an
upgraded UEFI BIOS and M.2 connectivity with up to 10Gbit/s data transfer
pricing of abovementioned products in Singapore will be announced at a later