ASUS is proud to announce that four of its products have won prestigious Good Design Awards in recognition of excellence in design and engineering. Spanning a wide range of product categories, the award-winning products include ZenFone 6, the ZenBook Pro Duo and ZenBook Duo notebook PCs, the ProArt Station PA90 mini PC and the PE200U AI edge-computing solution.
The awards highlight the continued ASUS commitment to quality design and innovation. The winning products showcase the In Search of Incredible brand promise, which pursues perfection in all areas with the goal of delivering an incredible consumer experience for everyone. The Good Design Award is organized by the Japan Institute of Design Promotion (JDP) and is now in its 63rd year. It is one of the four major design awards recognized by the International Design Alliance. This year, JDP received over 4,772 entries from around the world.
Good Design Award 2019 winners
ASUS ZenFone 6 (ZS630KL)
ASUS ZenFone 6 is a groundbreaking flagship phone meant to both defy the ordinary and to provide the finest mobile user experience. With extreme performance supplied by the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 855 Mobile Platform, the flagship ZenFone 6 defies ordinary with its groundbreaking features, including a 6.4 inch notchless NanoEdge all-screen display, a monster 5000mAh battery for up to two days non-stop use, and the unique Flip Camera. Heralding a new era of mobile photography, the Flip Camera is a combined front and rear flip-up camera module that contains a 48MP Sony IMX586 main camera and a 13MP 125° ultrawide secondary camera, driven by a custom precision stepper motor that flips the module by a full 180° to switch the cameras from rear to front use. The latest ZenUI 6 user interface provides a smoother, faster and more mindful experience for users, such as one-hand operation and a dark mode color scheme, concentrating on the essentials to deliver enhanced smoothness and a cleaner look. ZenFone 6 truly defies ordinary, combining extreme performance and flexible, high-quality photography in a compact design with instantly recognizable futuristic styling.
ZenBook Pro Duo (UX581) and ZenBook Duo (UX481)
ASUS ZenBook Pro Duo (UX581) is a groundbreaking ultraportable laptop featuring the new ASUS ScreenPad™ Plus, a revolutionary full-width secondary touchscreen that expands and enhances the interactive capabilities offered by the original ScreenPad. ScreenPad Plus integrates seamlessly with the primary display and offers endless creative possibilities for content creators through productivity-enhancing workflows and easy multitasking. ZenBook Pro Duo delivers extreme performance for effortless creativity with up to 9th Gen Intel® Core™ processors and an NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 2060 GPU. It also features a 15.6-inch 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) PANTONE Validated OLED HDR touchscreen with VESA DisplayHDR TrueBlack 500 certification.For creative professionals requiring a smaller second-screen form factor, the 14-inch ZenBook Duo is the perfect choice. It supports the same great ScreenPad Plus features as ZenBook Pro Duo, but in a lighter and smaller chassis. Powered by up to an all new 10th Gen Intel Core i7 processor and GeForce® MX250 graphics, it has a PANTONE Validated FHD NanoEdge display and a ScreenPad Plus. Like the ZenBook Pro Duo, it integrates the ultra-fast and dependable connectivity creatives need with Intel Wi-Fi 6 (Gig+).
ASUS ProArt Station PA90
ASUS ProArt Station PA90 is a workstation-class PC that’s perfectly suited for professional content creation. It features 9th Generation Intel® Core™ processors, NVIDIA® Quadro® graphics, and support for Intel® Optane™ technology for fast transfers of large files or boosted storage capacity. It’s also equipped with Thunderbolt™ 3, ensuring fast transfer speeds and enabling connections to multiple displays or devices. A quiet and efficient liquid-cooling solution ensures stable performance and eliminates distracting fan noise. It’s perfect for photo and video editing, computer-aided design (CAD) workflows for architecture, engineering and manufacturing as well as media and entertainment.
ASUS PE200U is an AI edge-computing solution for retail environments featuring a pre-built Windows-based AI engine connected to an IP camera that can be used for counting people as well as detecting gender and age. Designed for high performance and silent operation in harsh environments, the ASUS PE200U edge computer can achieve full CPU utilization, while being cooled by a fanless thermal solution in a sealed enclosure. Enhanced features ensure optimal performance, the flexibility to adapt to various environments, easy configuration with a wide range of power inputs (12–24V) and operating temperatures (-20°–60°) and diverse I/O interface and expansion options, including PoE and GPIO for multiple vertical markets. ASUS PE200U is built for 24/7 stability and reliability, combined with world-class after-sales service and guaranteed long-term availability to maximize the user’s investment for the entire product lifecycle. PE200U offers a high-quality, TCO-optimized solution for users’ AIoT computing needs. Available as a package with PE200U, ASUS IEC vision is an exclusive software suite that provides services for a variety of ASUS hardware devices. It includes device management, remote monitoring and control, and data visualization, making it ideal for all kinds of AI and machine-learning applications and environments.