For Art & Design Students: Asus ZenBook Pro 15 Students Laptop
Art students who need a large canvas to draw on should consider the Asus ZenBook Pro 15, a premium ultrabook with dual screens. The highlight of this machine is a unique touchpad that doubles as a 1080p display.
- Dubbed the ScreenPad, the LCD touchpad can transform into a second display with productivity shortcuts, where you can manage your photo-editing tools.
- While you should come for the attention-grabbing touchpad,
- stay for the primary 15.6-inch 4K touch screen display,
which is colourful and bright.
The ZenBook Pro 15 has poor battery life, but it makes up for it with excellent performance and a gorgeous design that’s sure to impress your peers. And at 4.2 pounds, this powerful machine is portable enough to carry around campus.
For $2,299, the ZenBook Pro 15 comes with an Intel Core i9-8950HK CPU, 16GB of RAM and a 512GB NVMe SSD. It also has an Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 Ti GPU with 4GB of VRAM, which delivered solid frame rates in our testing.
Pros: Unique ScreenPad; Gorgeous display; Striking, portable design; Excellent performance
Cons: Below-average battery life; Disappointing webcam
Key Specs —
- CPU: Intel Core i5/Core i7/Core i9
- GPU: GeForce GTX 1050
- RAM: 8GB/16GB
- Storage: 256GB/512GB/1TB
- Display: 15.6-inch, 1080p or 4K
- Size: 14.4 x 9.9 x 0.7 inches
- Weight: 4.2 pounds