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Asus Zenbook Pro 15 Series

Asus Zenbook Pro 15 UX580GE-BO024Processor: Intel Coffee Lake i7-8750H, Intel Coffee Lake i9-8950HK
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Mobile, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mobile
Display: 15.60 inch
Weight: 1.4kg, 1.86kg, 1.88kg, 1.9kg
Price: 1800 euro
Average Score: 80.64% - good
Average of 45 scores (from 85 reviews)
price: 80%, performance: 88%, features: 74%, display: 89%, mobility: 69%, workmanship: 83%, ergonomy: 83%, emissions: 86%

 

Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE

Specifications

Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GENotebook: Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE
Processor: Intel Coffee Lake i9-8950HK
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mobile 4096 MB
Display: 15.60 inch, 16:9, 3840 x 2160 pixels
Weight: 1.88kg
Links: Asus homepage
 Asus notebook section

Price comparison

Average Score: 79.4% - good

Average of 30 scores (from 60 reviews)

 

Reviews

87.8% Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE (i9-8950HK, GTX 1050 Ti, 4K UHD) Laptop Review | Notebookcheck
Seeing double. Asus wants to one-up Apple's Touch Bar with an even crazier idea of turning the traditional touchpad into a full-fledged 1080p secondary display. Surprisingly enough, it's actually quite useful and more than just a novelty. We can see the unique feature becoming a mainstay in Asus' flagship series in another generation or so when all the wrinkles and drawbacks can be ironed out.
80% Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD review: A dual-screen powerhouse
Source: Zdnet.com English Archive.org version
The Asus ZenBook Pro UX580GD is big and heavy, as is its AC adapter, and battery life isn't great. All of which means that this 15.6-inch laptop will spend most of its time deskbound. On the plus side, the screen is superb, and there's plenty of CPU and GPU power on offer.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/07/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD review: A dual-screen powerhouse
Source: Zdnet.com English Archive.org version
The Asus ZenBook Pro UX580GD is big and heavy, as is its AC adapter, and battery life isn't great. All of which means that this 15.6-inch laptop will spend most of its time deskbound. On the plus side, the screen is superb, and there's plenty of CPU and GPU power on offer.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/07/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
70% Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580 Review
Source: Toptenreviews English Archive.org version
If you're in the market for a sturdy workstation-level laptop that can breeze through photo and video editing, you've met your perfect match in the ZenBook Pro 15.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/18/2018
Rating: Total score: 70%
70% Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580 Review
Source: Toptenreviews English Archive.org version
If you're in the market for a sturdy workstation-level laptop that can breeze through photo and video editing, you've met your perfect match in the ZenBook Pro 15.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/18/2018
Rating: Total score: 70%
78% Asus ZenBook Pro 15 review:
Source: CNet English Archive.org version
The touchscreen touchpad in the Asus ZenBook Pro 15 is a fun party trick, but doesn't yet make the case that it's something you actually need.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/09/2018
Rating: Total score: 78% performance: 80% mobility: 50% workmanship: 70%
78% Asus ZenBook Pro 15 review:
Source: CNet English Archive.org version
The touchscreen touchpad in the Asus ZenBook Pro 15 is a fun party trick, but doesn't yet make the case that it's something you actually need.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/09/2018
Rating: Total score: 78% performance: 80% mobility: 50% workmanship: 70%
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 (UX580G)
Source: PC Mag English Archive.org version
The Asus ZenBook Pro is a very capable desktop-replacement laptop thanks to its Core i9 CPU and 15-inch 4K display, but its star attraction is a touchpad that doubles as a second screen.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 08/25/2018
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 (UX580G)
Source: PC Mag English Archive.org version
The Asus ZenBook Pro is a very capable desktop-replacement laptop thanks to its Core i9 CPU and 15-inch 4K display, but its star attraction is a touchpad that doubles as a second screen.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 08/25/2018
80% Asus ZenBook Pro 15 Review
Source: Laptop Mag English Archive.org version
The Asus ZenBook Pro 15 deftly combines power and sophisticated design with a unique touchpad display, creating a system ideal for pros.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/24/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Asus ZenBook Pro 15 Review
Source: Laptop Mag English Archive.org version
The Asus ZenBook Pro 15 deftly combines power and sophisticated design with a unique touchpad display, creating a system ideal for pros.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/24/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
83% ZenBook Pro 15 review (2018): The touchscreen touchpad is no gimmick
Source: Engadget English Archive.org version
The ZenBook Pro can go toe-to-toe with the MacBook Pro when it comes to performance. And the much-hyped ScreenPad can actually be more useful than Apple’s TouchBar. Still, poor battery life holds the entire system back, and we wish the ScreenPad ecosystem was stronger at launch.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/16/2018
Rating: Total score: 83%
83% ZenBook Pro 15 review (2018): The touchscreen touchpad is no gimmick
Source: Engadget English Archive.org version
The ZenBook Pro can go toe-to-toe with the MacBook Pro when it comes to performance. And the much-hyped ScreenPad can actually be more useful than Apple’s TouchBar. Still, poor battery life holds the entire system back, and we wish the ScreenPad ecosystem was stronger at launch.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/16/2018
Rating: Total score: 83%
85% ASUS ZenBook Pro 15 UX580 review: A portable 15-inch powerhouse
Source: Hardware Zone English Archive.org version
The ZenBook Pro 15 certainly looks like its big enough to accommodate a full-size SD card slot so it is puzzling why ASUS would decide to ditch it for a microSD card reader instead. This will likely inconvenience many photographers, a good number of whom still shoot with SD cards.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/15/2018
Rating: Total score: 85% price: 80% performance: 90% mobility: 75% workmanship: 80%
85% ASUS ZenBook Pro 15 UX580 review: A portable 15-inch powerhouse
Source: Hardware Zone English Archive.org version
The ZenBook Pro 15 certainly looks like its big enough to accommodate a full-size SD card slot so it is puzzling why ASUS would decide to ditch it for a microSD card reader instead. This will likely inconvenience many photographers, a good number of whom still shoot with SD cards.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/15/2018
Rating: Total score: 85% price: 80% performance: 90% mobility: 75% workmanship: 80%
ASUS ZenBook Pro 15 (UX580GE) Review
Source: Yugatech English Archive.org version
The ASUS ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE is a formidable creativity powerhouse in the ultrabook market. It’s got an amazing display, powerful internals, great sounding speakers, and a ScreenPad that totally beats out Apple’s Touch Bar in our opinion.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/14/2018
Asus ZenBook Pro 15, ZenBook S and ZenBook 13 First Impressions
Source: The Mobile Indian English Archive.org version
To conclude, the laptops come loaded with pretty interesting specifications. The ZenBook Pro 15 gives a stiff competition to MacBook Pro 15, though it features the similarly-inspired Touch Bar in select MacBook Pro models. The ZenBook S and ZenBook 13 are the ones that will face a stiff competition from the brands like Lenovo, HP, Acer and Dell.
Comparison, online available, Short, Date: 08/14/2018
ASUS ZenBook Pro 15 (UX580GE) Review
Source: Yugatech English Archive.org version
The ASUS ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE is a formidable creativity powerhouse in the ultrabook market. It’s got an amazing display, powerful internals, great sounding speakers, and a ScreenPad that totally beats out Apple’s Touch Bar in our opinion.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/14/2018
Asus ZenBook Pro 15, ZenBook S and ZenBook 13 First Impressions
Source: The Mobile Indian English Archive.org version
To conclude, the laptops come loaded with pretty interesting specifications. The ZenBook Pro 15 gives a stiff competition to MacBook Pro 15, though it features the similarly-inspired Touch Bar in select MacBook Pro models. The ZenBook S and ZenBook 13 are the ones that will face a stiff competition from the brands like Lenovo, HP, Acer and Dell.
Comparison, online available, Short, Date: 08/14/2018
90% Asus ZenBook UX580GE Review
Source: NDTV Gadgets English Archive.org version
We applaud Asus for trying something new and different with the ScreenPad feature. However, the company seems to have let its clever ideas run wild, and too many features and modes have been combined into one device. ScreenPad mode needs a lot of work, and all apps need to work like the Office toolbars and YouTube extension. Extension Display mode has very limited usefulness and the implementation is a total trainwreck, breaking the most basic habits that people have when using touchscreens.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/13/2018
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 80% performance: 90% display: 100% mobility: 70% workmanship: 90%
70% Asus ZenBook Pro 15 review: The idea of innovation
Source: Gadgets Now English Archive.org version
Asus, like we said above, has taken a bold move this year with the ZenBook Pro 15. The laptop is definitely a beast in terms of specifications and features but when we talk about its most highlighted feature - the ScreenPad, a lot still needs to be done. One could say that it has limited use for now and given that its literally a smartphone embedded in a laptop, the room for improvement is immense. But nonetheless, what is there right now is good enough to be called as the most productive tool we’ve seen on any laptop till date. We are yet to see what kind of reactions the device will get in the market. However, it sure is something innovative and what can be called as something out of the box.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/13/2018
Rating: Total score: 70%
90% Asus ZenBook UX580GE Review
Source: NDTV Gadgets English Archive.org version
We applaud Asus for trying something new and different with the ScreenPad feature. However, the company seems to have let its clever ideas run wild, and too many features and modes have been combined into one device. ScreenPad mode needs a lot of work, and all apps need to work like the Office toolbars and YouTube extension. Extension Display mode has very limited usefulness and the implementation is a total trainwreck, breaking the most basic habits that people have when using touchscreens.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/13/2018
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 80% performance: 90% display: 100% mobility: 70% workmanship: 90%
70% Asus ZenBook Pro 15 review: The idea of innovation
Source: Gadgets Now English Archive.org version
Asus, like we said above, has taken a bold move this year with the ZenBook Pro 15. The laptop is definitely a beast in terms of specifications and features but when we talk about its most highlighted feature - the ScreenPad, a lot still needs to be done. One could say that it has limited use for now and given that its literally a smartphone embedded in a laptop, the room for improvement is immense. But nonetheless, what is there right now is good enough to be called as the most productive tool we’ve seen on any laptop till date. We are yet to see what kind of reactions the device will get in the market. However, it sure is something innovative and what can be called as something out of the box.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/13/2018
Rating: Total score: 70%
75% Asus ZenBook Pro 15 Review
Source: Think Digit English Archive.org version
The Asus ZenBook Pro is worth its weight in gold for power users who are into AV editing and gaming. Build, performance, display and audio quality are top notch on this model. Oh, and it has a touchpad that’s also a display.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/11/2018
Rating: Total score: 75%
75% Asus ZenBook Pro 15 Review
Source: Think Digit English Archive.org version
The Asus ZenBook Pro is worth its weight in gold for power users who are into AV editing and gaming. Build, performance, display and audio quality are top notch on this model. Oh, and it has a touchpad that’s also a display.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/11/2018
Rating: Total score: 75%
70% Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580 review
Source: Techradar English Archive.org version
While there’s a lot to marvel at in terms of the ZenBook Pro’s specifications, its performance is variable during daily tasks, which makes its high asking price seem unnecessary. It’s still capable of handling editing tasks as well as gaming, but heating issues with the i9 processor keep it from its full potential.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/06/2018
Rating: Total score: 70%
70% Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580 review
Source: Techradar English Archive.org version
While there’s a lot to marvel at in terms of the ZenBook Pro’s specifications, its performance is variable during daily tasks, which makes its high asking price seem unnecessary. It’s still capable of handling editing tasks as well as gaming, but heating issues with the i9 processor keep it from its full potential.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/06/2018
Rating: Total score: 70%
80% ASUS Zenbook Pro 15: A futuristic, exciting, imperfect, flagship notebook
Source: Good Gear Guide English Archive.org version
ASUS’ Zenbook Pro 15 manages to find a deft balance between best-in-class notebook experience and experimental concept piece.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/10/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% ASUS Zenbook Pro 15: A futuristic, exciting, imperfect, flagship notebook
Source: PC World English Archive.org version
ASUS’ Zenbook Pro 15 manages to find a deft balance between best-in-class notebook experience and experimental concept piece.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/10/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% ASUS Zenbook Pro 15: A futuristic, exciting, imperfect, flagship notebook
Source: Good Gear Guide English Archive.org version
ASUS’ Zenbook Pro 15 manages to find a deft balance between best-in-class notebook experience and experimental concept piece.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/10/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% ASUS Zenbook Pro 15: A futuristic, exciting, imperfect, flagship notebook
Source: PC World English Archive.org version
ASUS’ Zenbook Pro 15 manages to find a deft balance between best-in-class notebook experience and experimental concept piece.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/10/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
Zenbook Pro 15 first look: Asus’ ‘Screenpad’ has serious potential
Source: Trusted Reviews English Archive.org version
The Zenbook Pro’s dual-screen design may sound a little gimmicky, but from what I’ve seen it has a lot of potential, especially for power users and creatives. The second display not only looks great but is highly customisable, so if Asus can iron out the few performance niggles I experienced, I can see the second screen being a key selling point for both Zenbook Pro models.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/06/2018
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 review: Hands-on
Source: Tech Advisor English Archive.org version
The ZenBook Pro 15 is likely to cost a lot of money but for those with the budget this could be a great MacBook Pro alternative and rival to the Dell XPS 15.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/06/2018
Zenbook Pro 15 first look: Asus’ ‘Screenpad’ has serious potential
Source: Trusted Reviews English Archive.org version
The Zenbook Pro’s dual-screen design may sound a little gimmicky, but from what I’ve seen it has a lot of potential, especially for power users and creatives. The second display not only looks great but is highly customisable, so if Asus can iron out the few performance niggles I experienced, I can see the second screen being a key selling point for both Zenbook Pro models.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/06/2018
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 review: Hands-on
Source: Tech Advisor English Archive.org version
The ZenBook Pro 15 is likely to cost a lot of money but for those with the budget this could be a great MacBook Pro alternative and rival to the Dell XPS 15.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/06/2018
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 (UX580)
Source: PC Mag English Archive.org version
With a touchpad that doubles as a second display, the Asus ZenBook Pro 15 is a unique laptop for early adopters.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/05/2018
Asus ZenBook Pro UX580 and UX480 First Impressions
Source: NDTV Gadgets English Archive.org version
Asus knows that it will grab headlines and eyeballs with the ScreenPad, but we fear that real-world use will prove to be a bit complicated. A secondary Users will especially struggle with when to use it like a touchscreen as opposed to a trackpad. A lot will also depend on software makers, and wide support is not guaranteed, considering that this isn't an industry standard. We'll have much more detail when we get to use and live with the new ZenBook Pro models over a longer period of time. If and when Asus launches them in India, we'll have a full, detailed review.
Comparison, online available, Short, Date: 06/05/2018
First looks: ASUS’ new ZenBook Pro laptops have a 5.5-inch screen as their trackpad
Source: Hardware Zone English Archive.org version
ASUS’ new ZenBook Pro 14 and 15 have two screens each, and that’s not even due to some new-fangled design in the style of the company’s Project Precog concept PC. Instead, the 5.5-inch trackpads on the laptops serve double duty as touchscreen IPS displays, and they’re meant to improve your ability to multi-task.
Comparison, online available, Medium, Date: 06/05/2018
ZenBook goes Pro – ASUS ZenBook Pro launched
Source: Gadgetguy English Archive.org version
Also, to (effectively) perfect colour accuracy on its own display, the ASUS ZenBook Pro supports up to three external 4K displays thanks to the two USB Type-C/Thunderbolt 3 ports. (If you’re counting, that makes up to five displays in total, including the ScreenPad.)
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/05/2018
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 (UX580)
Source: PC Mag English Archive.org version
With a touchpad that doubles as a second display, the Asus ZenBook Pro 15 is a unique laptop for early adopters.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/05/2018
Asus ZenBook Pro UX580 and UX480 First Impressions
Source: NDTV Gadgets English Archive.org version
Asus knows that it will grab headlines and eyeballs with the ScreenPad, but we fear that real-world use will prove to be a bit complicated. A secondary Users will especially struggle with when to use it like a touchscreen as opposed to a trackpad. A lot will also depend on software makers, and wide support is not guaranteed, considering that this isn't an industry standard. We'll have much more detail when we get to use and live with the new ZenBook Pro models over a longer period of time. If and when Asus launches them in India, we'll have a full, detailed review.
Comparison, online available, Short, Date: 06/05/2018
First looks: ASUS’ new ZenBook Pro laptops have a 5.5-inch screen as their trackpad
Source: Hardware Zone English Archive.org version
ASUS’ new ZenBook Pro 14 and 15 have two screens each, and that’s not even due to some new-fangled design in the style of the company’s Project Precog concept PC. Instead, the 5.5-inch trackpads on the laptops serve double duty as touchscreen IPS displays, and they’re meant to improve your ability to multi-task.
Comparison, online available, Medium, Date: 06/05/2018
ZenBook goes Pro – ASUS ZenBook Pro launched
Source: Gadgetguy English Archive.org version
Also, to (effectively) perfect colour accuracy on its own display, the ASUS ZenBook Pro supports up to three external 4K displays thanks to the two USB Type-C/Thunderbolt 3 ports. (If you’re counting, that makes up to five displays in total, including the ScreenPad.)
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/05/2018
Asus ZenBook Pro's touchpad is actually a touchscreen!
Source: CNet English Archive.org version
Pricing and availability aren't yet known, though Asus also showed off a slightly smaller, 14-inch version. It doesn't have the high-end options of its sibling, as it maxes out with an i7-powered, FHD display laptop with a Max Q GeForce 1050 GPU -- though that'll be far more than most people need.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/04/2018
Asus ZenBook Pro's touchpad is actually a touchscreen!
Source: CNet English Archive.org version
Pricing and availability aren't yet known, though Asus also showed off a slightly smaller, 14-inch version. It doesn't have the high-end options of its sibling, as it maxes out with an i7-powered, FHD display laptop with a Max Q GeForce 1050 GPU -- though that'll be far more than most people need.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/04/2018

Foreign Reviews

Ein starker Konkurrent für Apples Touch Bar
Source: HardwareLuxx German DE→EN Archive.org version
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/10/2018
Ein starker Konkurrent für Apples Touch Bar
Source: HardwareLuxx German DE→EN Archive.org version
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/10/2018
90% Asus Zenbook Pro 15
Source: PCtipp.ch German DE→EN Archive.org version
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/30/2018
Rating: Total score: 90%
90% Asus Zenbook Pro 15
Source: PCtipp.ch German DE→EN Archive.org version
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/30/2018
Rating: Total score: 90%
Erstklassiges Zweitdisplay
Source: Frankfurter Allgemeine German DE→EN Archive.org version
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/24/2018
Erstklassiges Zweitdisplay
Source: Frankfurter Allgemeine German DE→EN Archive.org version
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/24/2018
Recensione ASUS ZenBook Pro 15 UX580: Core i9 e ScreenPad
Source: HDblog.it Italian IT→EN Archive.org version
Positive: Decent ScreenPad; nice display; good speakers; quick charging; nice connectivity. Negative: Poor webcam; weak processor; high price.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/22/2018
Recensione ASUS ZenBook Pro 15 UX580: Core i9 e ScreenPad
Source: HDblog.it Italian IT→EN Archive.org version
Positive: Decent ScreenPad; nice display; good speakers; quick charging; nice connectivity. Negative: Poor webcam; weak processor; high price.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/22/2018
80% ASUS ZenBook Pro UX580G – Schermpje als touchpad
Source: Computer Totaal Dutch NL→EN Archive.org version
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/02/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% ASUS ZenBook Pro UX580G – Schermpje als touchpad
Source: Computer Totaal Dutch NL→EN Archive.org version
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/02/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
Asus ZenBook Pro UX580GE review
Source: Tech Testers Dutch NL→EN Archive.org version
Positive: Powerful hardware; excellent display; beautiful design; solid workmanship. Negative: Short battery life; poor webcam; high price.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/04/2019
Asus ZenBook Pro UX580GE review
Source: Tech Testers Dutch NL→EN Archive.org version
Positive: Powerful hardware; excellent display; beautiful design; solid workmanship. Negative: Short battery life; poor webcam; high price.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/04/2019
80% Test de l’Asus Zenbook Pro 15 (2018) : le polyvalent qui remplace le touchpad par un écran tactile
Source: Frandroid French FR→EN Archive.org version
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/04/2018
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 90% display: 80% mobility: 70% workmanship: 80%
80% Test de l’Asus Zenbook Pro 15 (2018) : le polyvalent qui remplace le touchpad par un écran tactile
Source: Frandroid French FR→EN Archive.org version
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/04/2018
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 90% display: 80% mobility: 70% workmanship: 80%
Laptop chip core i9 giá 80 triệu đồng từ Asus
Source: Zing VN→EN Archive.org version
Positive: Powerful processor; impressive design; high performance. Negative: Expensive.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/09/2018
Laptop chip core i9 giá 80 triệu đồng từ Asus
Source: Zing VN→EN Archive.org version
Positive: Powerful processor; impressive design; high performance. Negative: Expensive.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/09/2018

 

Asus Zenbook Pro 15 UX580GE-E2005T

Let's say you are someone who needs power for your daily tasks or in your office during the day and happen to be a gamer at night. You need something light to carry around and it has to be powerful. Till this day, this combination wasn't possible. Either you would get something above 2 kg with thick build or you would have to have 2 devices for separate usage. But with 8th generation Intel processors it becomes possible. Dell's XPS 15 and MSI's GS63 Stealth Thin laptops are already on the market with high-end components and just below 2 kg weight excluding the adaptors of course. The biggest innovation of this laptop is its touchpad. I am not sure if it is okay to call it a regular touchpad, because, well, it acts like another small monitor. How you use it will totally depend on your taste, but the possibilities are limitless. Asus is trying to follow the trend with its Zenbook Pro 15 series. This laptops is equipped with a GTX 1050 Ti, a i7 8750H processor, 16 GB of RAM, and a 1 TB SSD. Can you game? For sure. Will you enjoy your experience? It depends. Now being an Asus user myself (typing this words from an Asus Zenbook S UX391UA), I must say case quality or workmanship or however you want to call it, is top notch. Design-wise it can definitely compete with whatever is on the market. But if it is gaming that you want, should you go for such a slim device, 19 mm to be exact? Why is being slim a bottleneck? Let me give you an example. Let's assume you are exercising in a small room. While you exercise, you will get hot and also make the air around you warmer. The more you perform, the room you are in will also become warmer. Over time you will sweat more. Now there are 2 factors. If the small room has a very good cooling set up, this may not be an issue. But the room is so small that you can not place something too powerful. This is the case with thin laptops. They get warm quickly. The fans go crazy, the base unit gets hotter and in the end you will reach a point where you can no longer push the hardware for more. That is why most of the slim devices only come with a GTX 1050 Ti and nothing higher. I assume this kind of laptops target people who work with graphical designs mostly. Because for gaming you may reach its design limits too quickly. Don't keep it too long man, just tell me if I can game with this device, I hear you are asking. Yes, you can play. CS GO, Lol, Dota 2, Fifa all are playable. GTA 5 is no problem in mid settings. Fortnite, Pubg or something similar? Of course. If you are ready to hear the constant fan noise, why not. But is this the ideal solution? I don't know. It is elegant, it is light and compact and comes with every current technology you need. I believe it will be a good companion in the office and going forward for light gaming. If you are just a casual gamer and looking for something light, don't miss it out. But price-wise, don't forget to check out Dell XPS 15 and MSI GS63 Stealth Thin series. Hands-on article by Ümit Yılmaz Güneş

Specifications

Asus Zenbook Pro 15 UX580GE-E2005TNotebook: Asus Zenbook Pro 15 UX580GE-E2005T
Processor: Intel Coffee Lake i7-8750H
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mobile
Display: 15.60 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.9kg
Links: Asus homepage
 Asus notebook section

Price comparison

Average Score: 87.5% - good

Average of 2 scores (from 4 reviews)

 

Foreign Reviews

Portátil avanzado 15,6": Asus Zenbook Pro 15 UX580GE-E2005T
Source: Putoinformatico Spanish ES→EN Archive.org version
Positive: Large screen; decent hardware; nice display; backlit keys.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/20/2018
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 (UX580GE) – test laptopa z wyświetlaczem w płytce dotykowej
Source: PC Lab.pl Turkish PL→EN Archive.org version
Positive: High performance; slim size; light weight; nice touchscreen; comfortable keyboard; excellent speakers; good cooling and silent system; long battery life. Negative: High price.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/18/2018
90% Asus ZenBook Pro 15 İnceleme
Source: Chip Online TR TR→EN Archive.org version
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/21/2018
Rating: Total score: 90%
85% مراجعة للحاسب المحمول Asus ZenBook Pro 15
Source: Unlimited Tech →EN Archive.org version
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/22/2018
Rating: Total score: 85%

 

Asus Zenbook Pro 15 UX580GE E2048T

Specifications

Asus Zenbook Pro 15 UX580GE E2048TNotebook: Asus Zenbook Pro 15 UX580GE E2048T
Processor: Intel Coffee Lake i9-8950HK
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mobile
Display: 15.60 inch, 16:9, 3840 x 2160 pixels
Weight: 1.9kg
Links: Asus homepage
 Asus notebook section

Price comparison

Average Score: 84% - good

Average of 5 scores (from 8 reviews)

 

Reviews

80% Asus Zenbook Pro UX580GE review (i9-8950HK, GTX 1050 Ti)
Source: Ultrabook Review English Archive.org version
On paper, the Zenbook Pro UX580 is a stunning computer for content creators and graphics professionals: it looks great, is built well, it comes with a wide-gamut 4K touchscreen and an excellent hardware configuration with the mobile Coffee Lake Core i9 processor, GTX 1050 Ti graphics and fast storage. In real life, this 2018 update inherits all the quirks of the 2017 models, and I'm not sure that interesting LCD screen placed beneath the trackpad and the aggressive pricing are enough to justify picking this over the competition.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/03/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%

Foreign Reviews

Leistungsmonster mit Display im Touchpad
Source: Chip.de German DE→EN Archive.org version
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/06/2018
90% ASUS ZenBook Pro 15: bello e potente
Source: Webnews.it Italian IT→EN Archive.org version
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/14/2018
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 88% performance: 93% workmanship: 89%
80% Recensione ASUS ZenBook Pro 15 (UX580GE)
Source: Smart World Italian IT→EN Archive.org version
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/02/2018
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 70% features: 85% display: 85% mobility: 70% workmanship: 80% ergonomy: 80%
80% Asus ZenBook Pro UX580 Review
Source: Tweakers Dutch NL→EN Archive.org version
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/23/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
90% Test de l'Asus ZenBook Pro 15 : deux écrans tactiles pour une plus grande ergonomie ?
Source: Clubic French FR→EN Archive.org version
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/04/2018
Rating: Total score: 90% performance: 90% display: 100% mobility: 90% workmanship: 100%
Test de l'Asus ZenBook Pro 15 Screenpad : un écran dans le touchpad qui cherche encore son utilité
Source: CNet France French FR→EN Archive.org version
Positive: Excellent display; powerful processor. Negative: Uncomfortable keyboard; low autonomy.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/17/2018
ASUS Zenbook Pro 15: kijelző a tenyerünknél
Source: Prohardver.hu HU→EN Archive.org version
Positive: Powerful hardware; stylish design; nice display; silent system. Negative: Relatively high price.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/05/2018

 

Asus Zenbook Pro 15 UX580GD-E2006T

Specifications

Asus Zenbook Pro 15 UX580GD-E2006TNotebook: Asus Zenbook Pro 15 UX580GD-E2006T
Processor: Intel Coffee Lake i7-8750H
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Mobile
Display: 15.60 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.9kg
Links: Asus homepage
 Asus notebook section

Price comparison

Average Score: 89% - very good

Average of 2 scores (from 6 reviews)

 

Foreign Reviews

Was bringt der zweite Screen im Laptop?
Source: Blick German DE→EN Archive.org version
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/22/2018
80% ASUS ZenBook Pro 15 análisis: una mezcla de workstation y portátil gaming que sorprende por su ScreenPad
Source: Xataka Spanish ES→EN Archive.org version
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/19/2018
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 90% display: 80% mobility: 65% workmanship: 80% ergonomy: 85%
98% Review ASUS Zenbook Pro 15 UX580GD con ScreenPad
Source: Geeknetic Spanish ES→EN Archive.org version
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/03/2018
Rating: Total score: 98%
Asus ZenBook UX580G: když si koupíte notebook kvůli touchpadu (recenze)
Source: Newesc Spanish ES→EN Archive.org version
Positive: Compact size; impressive dual display; nice ergonomy.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/12/2019
Обзор ноутбука Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD со скринпадом
Source: Ixbt RU→EN Archive.org version
Positive: High autonomy; comfortable keyboard; slim size; stylish design; nice connectivity; excellent display. Negative: Relatively high price.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/18/2018
Đánh Giá Asus Zenbook Pro UX580: Hai Màn Hình, Liệu Có Sướng Gấp Đôi?
Source: VNReview VN→EN Archive.org version
Positive: Compact size; nice design; good display; high performance. Negative: Uncomfortable keyboard; short battery life.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/03/2018

 

Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX550GD

Specifications

Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX550GDNotebook: Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX550GD
Processor: Intel Coffee Lake i7-8750H
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Mobile 4096 MB
Display: 15.60 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.86kg
Price: 1800 euro
Links: Asus homepage
 Asus notebook section

Price comparison

Average Score: 73% - average

Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

Reviews

73% Asus ZenBook Pro 15 with ScreenPad: Potentially pointing to the future
Source: Zdnet.com English Archive.org version
The ZenBook Pro 15 is decent enough to function as a work laptop, but without ScreenPad there is little else exceptional about it, and it is very much yet another 2018 laptop sitting around the AU$3,000 mark.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/27/2018
Rating: Total score: 73%

 

Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE-E2036T

Specifications

Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE-E2036TNotebook: Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE-E2036T
Processor: Intel Coffee Lake i9-8950HK
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mobile
Display: 15.60 inch, 16:9, 3840 x 2160 pixels
Weight: 1.9kg
Links: Asus homepage
 Asus notebook section

Price comparison

Average Score: 78.67% - good

Average of 3 scores (from 3 reviews)

 

Foreign Reviews

70% Asus Zenbook Pro 15
Source: PC Guia Portuegese PT→EN Archive.org version
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 01/24/2019
Rating: Total score: 70%
83% Test: Asus ZenBook Pro 15
Source: Lyd og Billede DA→EN Archive.org version
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/11/2018
Rating: Total score: 83%
83% Test: Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE-E2036T
Source: Ljud och Bild SV→EN Archive.org version
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/11/2018
Rating: Total score: 83%

 

Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX550GD-BN015T

Specifications

Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX550GD-BN015TNotebook: Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX550GD-BN015T
Processor: Intel Coffee Lake i7-8750H
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Mobile
Display: 15.60 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.9kg
Links: Asus homepage
 Asus notebook section

Price comparison

 

Foreign Reviews

Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX550GD-BN015T. Portátil 15,6" premium potente (1299 €)
Source: Ofertaman Spanish ES→EN Archive.org version
Positive: Big screen; powerful hardware; stylish design.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 11/10/2018

 

Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX550GD-BN026T

Specifications

Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX550GD-BN026TNotebook: Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX550GD-BN026T
Processor: Intel Coffee Lake i7-8750H
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Mobile
Display: 15.60 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.9kg
Links: Asus homepage
 Asus notebook section

Price comparison

 

Foreign Reviews

¡Semichollo! Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX550GD-BN026T. Portátil 15,6" premium potente (1099 €)
Source: Ofertaman Spanish ES→EN Archive.org version
Positive: Big screen; good price; decent hardware; elegant design.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 01/25/2019

 

Asus Zenbook Pro 15 UX580GE-BO024

Specifications

Asus Zenbook Pro 15 UX580GE-BO024Notebook: Asus Zenbook Pro 15 UX580GE-BO024
Processor: Intel Coffee Lake i7-8750H
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mobile
Display: 15.60 inch, 16:9, 3840 x 2160 pixels
Weight: 1.4kg
Links: Asus homepage
 Asus notebook section

Price comparison

Average Score: 77% - good

Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

Foreign Reviews

77% [Recenzja] Asus ZenBook Pro 15 – gładzik z wyświetlaczem jest świetny!
Source: Android.com.pl Turkish PL→EN Archive.org version
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/22/2019
Rating: Total score: 77% performance: 80% display: 90% mobility: 60% workmanship: 80%

 

Comment

Asus: ASUSTeK Computer Inc. is a major Taiwanese computer hardware manufacturer based in Taipei, founded in 1989. Under the Asus brand name, the company manufactures a wide range of products, including laptops, desktops, motherboards, graphics cards, monitors, smartphones and networking equipment, complete systems and PC components for end users.

Under the ROG (Republic of Gamers) brand name, ASUS manufactures gaming laptops known by gamers for their powerful specifications, dedicated graphics cards, high refresh rate displays and advanced cooling systems.

Beyond gaming, a wide range of notebooks are offered for different needs and budgets, from ultra-slim and lightweight ultrabooks to versatile 2-in-1 convertibles and budget-friendly options. In 2023, Asus had a 7% global market share of the PC market.

Customer satisfaction with ASUS notebooks concerns performance, the features, and the good price-performance ratio of ASUS notebooks. However, as with any brand, there are occasional reports of problems such as overheating, driver compatibility, or build quality issues.


Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mobile: Mainstream graphics card based on Nvidia's Pascal architecture and successor to the GeForce GTX 965M. Is manufactured in a 14nm process at Samsung and the technical specifications are very similar to the desktop version.

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Mobile: Mainstream graphics card based on Nvidia's Pascal architecture and successor to the GeForce GTX 960M. Is manufactured in a 14nm process at Samsung and the technical specifications are very similar to the desktop version.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


Intel Coffee Lake:

i9-8950HK: On Coffee Lake architecture based processor for big and heavy laptops. Integrates six processor cores clocked at 2.9- 4.8 GHz (4.3 GHz with 6 cores) that support HyperThreading. Manufactured in an improved 14nm process (14nm++). Offers an unlocked multiplier that allows overclocking of the CPU.

i7-8750H: On Coffee Lake architecture based processor for big and heavy laptops. Integrates six processor cores clocked at 2.2 - 4.1 GHz (4 GHz with 4 cores, 3.9 GHz with 6 cores) that support HyperThreading. Manufactured in an improved 14nm process (14nm++).

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


No weight comment found (one expected)!


80.64%: This rating is slightly above average, there are somewhat more devices with worse ratings. However, clear purchase recommendations look different.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Stefan Hinum, 2018-08-12 (Update: 2018-08-12)