Best Asus Laptops 2019

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Best Overall

Asus ZenBook 13 UX333FA

Yes, you can get a premium laptop for less than a grand, thanks to Asus. The ZenBook 13 UX333FA isn't just one of the longest lasting laptops around, it's hundreds of dollars less expensive than competing options from Dell and Apple. Lasting nearly 11.5 hours on the Laptop Mag Battery Test, this 13-inch laptop isn't just a looker in Royal Blue, it's reliable too. It's also got a ton of ports, including both USB Type-C and USB Type-A, so you don't need to be stuck carrying a dongle everywhere you go. 

Read our full Asus ZenBook 13 UX333FA review.

 

Best Asus Laptops 2019
Product: Use Case: Rating:
Asus ZenBook 13 UX333FA Best Overall 4 out of 5
Asus VivoBook E403NA Best Value Notebook 4 out of 5
Asus Chromebook Flip C434 Best Chromebook 4 out of 5
Asus ZenBook 14 UX433 Best 14-inch Laptop 4 out of 5
Asus ROG Strix Hero II (GL504GM) Best for Gaming 4.5 out of 5
Asus Chromebook Flip C213SA Best Kids Laptop 4 out of 5
Asus ZenBook Pro Duo Best for Power Users 4 out of 5
Asus ZenBook Flip 14 Best 2-in-1 4 out of 5
Asus VivoBook S15 Best 15-inch Laptop 4 out of 5
ROG Strix Scar III New and Notable N/A
Asus ProArt StudioBook Pro X New and Notable N/A
  • Best Value Notebook

    Asus VivoBook E403NA

    This 14-inch notebook offers two features you don't usually find in a super-affordable laptop: a 1080p screen and an aluminum-clad chassis. Best of all, the VivoBook E403NA weighs just 3.1 pounds and lasts over 8 hours on a charge, which makes it easy to carry with you. The Pentium CPU offers solid performance while a fingerprint reader lets you log into Windows 10 with one touch. Shoppers looking to make a dollar stretch should consider this the best Asus laptop for them.

    Read our full Asus VivoBook E403NA review.

     

  • Best Chromebook

    Asus Chromebook Flip C434

    The 14.1-inch Chromebook Flip C434 fits its larger display in a chassis that's so much smaller than you'd expect. That's thanks to super-small bezels, which aren't just for high-end laptops and smartphones. It's also got an aluminum design and lasts nearly 10 hours on a single charge.

    Read our full Asus Chromebook Flip C434 review.

     

  • Best 14-inch Laptop

    Asus ZenBook 14 UX433

    The 2.6-pound ZenBook 14 UX433 shows that Asus is looking to help budget and lighten your bags. Starting at $999, the UX433 fits a 14-inch screen in the chassis we expect for a 13-inch notebook, and tosses in a Core i5 CPU, 8GB of RAM and a 256GB SSD, a competitive package for the price. Wetested the $1,198 config, which offers an equally great bang for your buck, with a Core i7 processor, 16GB of memory and a 512GB SSD. The ZenBook's also got an ingenious touch: an LED-illuminated touchpad, which allows you to get a full num-pad in a mid-sized laptop, a complete rarity.

    Read our full Asus ZenBook 14 UX433 review.

     

  • Best for Gaming

    Asus ROG Strix Hero II (GL504GM)

    The Asus ROG Strix Hero II (GL504GM) gives you practically everything you need. Not only does its brushed metal lid make it look more stylish than most gaming notebooks, its 8th Gen Intel processors and Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 GPU are so brawny that your games will run super-smoothly. Also, your favorite games will look great on its vivid 144-Hz screen.

    Read our full Asus ROG Strix Hero II (GL504GM) review.

     

  • Best Kids Laptop

    Asus Chromebook Flip C213SA

    If you're trying to pick out a laptop for your child, the Flip C213SA's long-lasting battery, quality audio and comfortable keyboard make it an easy decision. Futher, its convertible design and camera in its keyboard deck allow the Chromebook to become your kid's first camera.

    Read our full Asus Chromebook Flip C213SA review.

     

  • Best for Power Users

    Asus ZenBook Pro Duo

    How many laptops will you find with not one, but two, 4K touch screens? The Asus ZenBook Pro Duo is an amazing mix of performance and opulence, giving you everything to game and get stuff done. On top of that, it packs super-fast SSD storage in a chassis that stays cool while you game. 

    Read our full Asus ZenBook Pro Duo review.

     

  • Best 2-in-1

    Asus ZenBook Flip 14

    The Asus ZenBook Flip 14 is a speedy and sleek bend-back hybrid with a whole lot to love. Not only does its screen produce beautiful images with vivid color, but its long battery life will keep it running all day long. It's also one speedy convertible, with a zippy 8th Gen Intel CPU and a discrete graphics card for solid gaming performance.

    Read our full Asus ZenBook Flip 14 review.

     

  • Best 15-inch Laptop

    Asus VivoBook S15

    Typically, you need to pay a pretty penny for a slick-looking big-screen laptop. Asus is changing that with the VivoBook S15, which sports thin bezels, bright, gorgeous colorways and spolid performance. And on top of all that, it's a mere $697. That includes a 256GB SSD and a Full HD 1920 x 1080-pixel screen.

    Read our full Asus VivoBook S15 review.

     

  • New and Notable

    ROG Strix Scar III

    Coming at both 15.6 inches and 17.3 inches, the ROG Strix Scar III can be outfitted with Intel's latest 9th Gen CPUs, up to the Intel Core i9-9880H. Esports teams and streamers will want to outfit it with the optional 240Hz refresh rate with a 3 millisecond response time. Pricing is to be announced, and it's coming in Q2 of 2019, with a ton of RGB customization options.

    Read our full ROG Strix Scar III preview.

     

  • New and Notable

    Asus ProArt StudioBook Pro X

    A seriously impressive workstation, the Asus ProArt StudioBook Pro X sports a 17.3-inch screen (PANTONE-validated display, with 97% of the DCI-P3 and a Delta-E under 1.5) in a chassis typically sized for 15-inch panels. Oh, and it's got both Intel Xeon power and a second display built into its touchpad. On top of that, it's got an Nvidia Quadro RTX 5000 graphics card and 128GB of RAM.

     

The Asus Chromebook Flip C434 is our top Chromebook overall, so we put it into head-to-head competition with a face-off against the Google Pixelbook. We've also pitted this laptop against its predecessor: Asus Chromebook Flip C434 vs. Flip C302CA. A more-affordable version, the Chromebook Flip C433 is coming to the UK soon (and hopefully makes it to the states).

Asus recently revealed the 1.9-pound Asus Pro B9 business laptop and the ROG Zephyrus S GX701 (which packs an insane 300Hz Display). Asus even won our best-of-IFA award with the Asus ProArt StudioBook Pro X, a crazy-fast workstation that sports a second display.