Thinner and lighter chassis, more 7th-gen processor options
During the usual variety of product launches at Mobile World Congress next week, ASUS is preparing to release a successor to the ZenBook Flip UX360, a 2-in-1 convertible that was announced in July and re-launched in September featuring a 360-degree hinge and the choice of 6th-gen Core M processors or a 7th-gen Core i5 processor.
Focus on maximum durability
Asus has unveiled its newest member of the Expedition series graphics cards that were announced back at the CES 2017 show in January, the Asus Geforce GTX 1070 Expedition.
Motherboard shipments may drop 10 percent in 2017
The latest bit of information from industry sources suggests that ASUS, MSI and Gigabyte will all begin hiking retail prices for motherboards and graphics cards in China beginning in early February after the 2017 Lunar New Year holidays.
$3.66 billion in fourth quarter
Asus did much better than anyone predicted in the fourth quarter and banked $3.66 billion thanks mostly to its successful ZenFone.
With 4K G-Sync panels running at 144Hz
Nvidia is following AMD closely at CES 2017 show and has announced its own Nvidia G-Sync HDR, developed in cooperation with AU Optronics.
Shipment delays, price competition, slower sales
According to the latest claims from industry sources, the three leading Taiwan-based smartphone vendors Asustek, HTC and Acer have all missed their target smartphone shipments for 2016 due to price competition and lower-than-expected sales in certain countries.
Also will arrive with GeForce GTX 1050 (Ti), 1060, 1070 and 1080 GPUs
ASUS is going to upgrade more than 15 of its notebooks to a more powerful Intel/Nvidia combo.
Notebooks finally go seventh Intel generation
Asus has refreshed its its UX310 notebook with Kaby Lake goodness.
Something based on Qualcomm Snapdragon
Asus has sent out invites for its big Zennovation event that will take place on January 4th, 2017, the second day of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.
Lower clocks and cheaper price but same features
Asus has rather quietly introduced a new Geforce GTX 1080 STRIX A8G graphics card that should end up with somewhat lower clocks but still feature the same custom PCB and excellent DirectCU III cooler with Asus Aura RGB LED lighting.