ASUS ExpertBook Series Update: Introducing New Models with OLED and Advanced Processors

ASUS has unveiled eight new models across three series within its ExpertBook lineup, including the notable 14-inch ExpertBook B9 OLED (B9403CVA), which stands out for its slim profile and light weight at approximately 0.99kg, this range emphasizes the integration of the 13th generation Intel Core processors across all models.

The ExpertBook B9 OLED (B9403CVA) series introduces two variants: one equipped with an Intel Core i7-1355U processor, 32GB LPDDR5-5200 RAM, and a 1TB SSD, and the other with an Intel Core i5-1335U processor, 16GB LPDDR5-5200 RAM, and a 512GB SSD. These models feature a display resolution of 2880 x 1800 pixels, a 90Hz refresh rate, Intel Iris Xe Graphics, Gigabit LAN (via a microHDMI Ethernet adapter), Wi-Fi 6E, and Bluetooth 5.3 connectivity. They also include two USB Type-C ports supporting Thunderbolt 4.

The battery life varies based on usage, with approximately 11.6 hours under JEITA 2.0 conditions, around 6.2 hours during video playback (JEITA 3.0), and about 12.4 hours in idle mode (JEITA 3.0). The devices measure 311mm in width, 215mm in depth, and range from 15.7 to 16.9mm in height, and come pre-installed with the 64-bit version of Windows 11 Pro.

In the ExpertBook B1 series, the B1402CVA model features a 14-inch Full HD display with a 60Hz refresh rate. It is available in three configurations: one with an Intel Core i7-1355U processor, 16GB DDR4-3200 RAM, and a 512GB SSD; another with an Intel Core i5-1335U, 8GB DDR4-3200 RAM, and a 512GB SSD; and a third with an Intel Core i3-1315U, 8GB DDR4-3200 RAM, and a 256GB SSD. These models support Gigabit LAN, Wi-Fi 6, and Bluetooth 5.2, with battery life estimated at approximately 9.3 hours under JEITA 2.0 conditions, about 5.1 hours during video playback (JEITA 3.0), and around 9.3 hours in idle mode (JEITA 3.0). The dimensions are 326.9mm in width, 214.5mm in depth, and 19.9mm in height, with a weight of approximately 1.46kg.

The ExpertBook B1 (B1502CVA) model, featuring a 15.6-inch Full HD display, also comes in three variants similar to the B1402CVA, but with adjusted dimensions and weight to accommodate the larger screen size. These models share similar graphics, network support, and pre-installed OS as the B1402CVA.

Pricing for these models has not been disclosed, but estimated market prices in yen have been converted to USD for international reference. The ExpertBook B9 OLED (B9403CVA) is estimated at around $3,975 for the Core i7 variant and approximately $3,570 for the Core i5 version. The ExpertBook B1 (B1402CVA and B1502CVA) models range in estimated prices from about $1,775 to $1,110, depending on the configuration.

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