ASUS introduced their latest business laptop series, ASUS ExpertBook B9450.he current pandemic situation requires us to be able to work optimally, even though we are not in the office or stay at home. Especially for company employees who often make video calls for meetings digitally, require work equipment such as a fast laptop, and the main safe to use. Seeing this opportunity,
This is a premium class business laptop that is present for business people who are mobile and dynamic, even equipped with special features to support the needs of video conferencing. Through this device, ASUS provides solutions for consumers to be able to do business anywhere and anytime.
According to West Unified Communications release data, 54% of employees in large companies regularly conduct video conferences. But in its implementation, there are some obstacles, especially in terms of the devices used, such as privacy and security issues, poor audio, and connectivity issues.
Excellence of ASUS ExpertBook B9450
Jimmy Lin, ASUS Regional Director of Southeast Asia said that the highly dynamic business world requires every businessman to respond more quickly to his dynamics. A device that is not only fast and easy to carry around is needed, but is also able to accommodate business activities outside the office such as video conferencing. “ASUS ExpertBook B9450 specially designed to accommodate this, because it has been equipped with various features that can make online meeting sessions more productive without interruption. ”
The ASUS ExpertBook B9450 has a very thin and portable design, has a 14 inch screen even in a standard 13-inch laptop body. Although it is made for business people, the design is as beautiful as the ZenBook line, with a very thin screen bezel. And even though the bezel is thin, ASUS can still embed a suitable camera technology to support security.
The camera on the ASUS ExpertBook B9450 has HD resolution with an IR camera, so it can be used for login needs with Windows Hello facial recognition. The camera also features a webcam shield, aka physical slider cover for extra security. Users no longer need to put stickers to make sure the webcam is completely closed.
In addition to visual support for video conferencing, of course, sound quality is also very important. Presented four special microphones with 360 degrees sound capture, plus a noise-canceling feature so that the surrounding sound does not interfere with call sessions. The speakers on this ASUS business laptop have also been certified by Harman Kardon, plus the Smart Amps Chip for frequency control to prevent damage to the speakers.
Availability of ASUS ExpertBook B9450
ASUS ExpertBook B9450 can now be ordered through online channels such as BliBli, Bhinneka and Tokopedia. This laptop that supports WiFi 6 is available in two 10th generation Intel Core i5 / i7 CPU options, and one color option, Star Black. Starting from Rp27 million, consumers will get a three-year on-site warranty service, so they don’t need to visit a repair center if there are certain obstacles.
To support mobility, this laptop comes in two choices of battery capacity, namely 33Wh with a total weight of 870 grams, and 66Wh at 995 grams. The largest battery capacity is able to make this laptop turn on for up to 24 hours of use, very impressive for laptops weighing less than 1kg. In addition, the charging process is also fast, only 49 minutes to reach 60%.
ASUS ExpertBook B9450 specifications
|The CPU||Intel Core i5-10210U 1.6 GHz (6MB cache, up to 4.2GHz)
Intel Core i7-10510U 1.8GHz (8MB cache, up to 4.9GHz)
|Operating System||Windows 10 Home / Pro|
|Memory||8GB / 16GB 2133MHz LPDDR3 onboard (dual channel support)|
|Storage||Dual M.2 NVMe PCIe 3.0 × 4
512GB / 1TB SSD (up to dual 1TB)
|Display||14 ”FHD backlit LED (1920 × 1080)
Anti-Glare, 100% sRGB, up to 300 nits
|Graphics||Intel UHD Graphics 620|
|Input / Output||2x Thunderbolt 3 Type-C, 1x USB 3.2 (Gen 1) Type-A, 1x HDMI, 1x RJ45 LAN (via microHDMI port), 1x Audio Jack, 1x Kensington lock slot|
|Camera||720p, IR camera with Windows Hello support, physical shutter lid|
|Connectivity||Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax), Bluetooth 5.0|
|Audio||Stereo speakers certified by Harman Kardon, array microphones, Quad 360 far-field microphones (with noise cancellation)|
|Battery||4-cell 66Wh, 2-cell 33Wh|
|Dimension||32 x 20.2 x 1.49 cm (WxDxH)|
|Weight||870 grams (33Wh battery), 995 grams (66Wh battery)|
|Colors||Rp27,499,000 (i5, 512GB SSD, 8GB RAM, 33Whr, Win 10 Home)
Rp.28,499,000 (i5, 512GB SSD, 16GB RAM, 66Whr, Win 10 Home)
Rp.30,999,000 (i5, 512GB SSD, 16GB RAM, 66Whr, Win 10 Pro)
Rp32,499,000 (i7, 1TB SSD, 16GB RAM, 66Whr, Win 10 Home)
Rp.34,999,000 (i7, 1TB SSD, 16GB RAM, 66Whr, Win 10 Pro)
Rp36,999,000 (i7, 2x1TB SSD, 16GB RAM, 66Whr, Win 10 Pro)
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