Two months after the initial launch of the new ZenBook Pro laptop during Computex 2018, the unique ZenBook Pro with ScreenPad is finally making its way to Malaysia. Designed for creators, this sleek looking laptop packs up to Intel Core i9 processor and NVIDIA GTX 1050 Ti graphics.

ASUS ZenBook Pro 15

  • Up to Intel Core i9-8950HQ
  • Up to NVIDIA GTX 1050 Ti
  • Up to 16GB DDR4 RAM
  • Up to 1TB PCIe NVMe SSD
  • 4K or 1080p NanoEdge display

The hardware is something to behold for, especially the Intel Core i9 option which makes us wonder what kind of cooling system they have under the hood that is capable of taming that heat generator.

ASUS ZenBook Pro Launch

Another key feature of the new ZenBook Pro 15 is the touchpad. It is now a 5.5-inch touchscreen with 1080p resolution. There are a few compatible apps right now – starting with ASUS’s built-in apps. Since Computex 2018’s announcement, ASUS has added a few more apps which is compatible with the ScreenPad:

  1. ScreenPad Toolbar
  2. ScreenPad Launcher
  3. ScreenPad Office (Word/Excel/PowerPoint)
  4. ScreenPad Numkey
  5. ScreenPad Calendar
  6. ScreenPad Music Player
  7. ScreenPad Online Video player
  8. ScreenPad Calculator
  9. ScreenPad for Spotify
  10. ScreenPad Handwriting
  11. ASUS Sync
  12. ASUS SpeechTyper
  13. Adobe reader Digital Signature
  14. Spotify
  15. YouTube

Another fantastic thing about the ScreenPad is that you can actually pair it to your phone and look at your notifications right at the ScreenPad itself. If that’s not that you like, then you can make the ScreenPad become a secondary display, extended from the first one.

ASUS Malaysia is offering 3 different variants of the ZenBook Pro 15. The specs and prices are as follows:

ModelColourSpecificationPrice (MYR)
UX580G-EE2084TBlue4K NanoEdge display / i9-8950HQ / 16G DDR4 / 1TB PCIE SSD / GTX1050 Ti
WIN10 / UHD / Touch & Screen Pad
10,999 (back-to-back order)
UX580G-EE2030TBlue4K NanoEdge display / i7-8750 / 16G DDR4 / 1TB PCIE SSD / GTX1050 Ti
WIN10 / UHD / Touch & Screen Pad
UX580G-DBN044TBlueFHD NanoEdge display / i7-8750H / 8G DDR / 512GB PCIE SSD / GTX1050
WIN10 / UHD / Touch & Screen Pad

ASUS ZenBook Pro 15 with ScreenPad Launched in Malaysia 1

During Computex of 2018, we saw the ZenBook Pro 14 as well, however, the 14-inch variant is less likely to make its way to Malaysia at the moment because through ASUS’s marketing survey, it is revealed that the 15-inch laptops are more popular here. Which we quite agree. With the NanoEdge display that has smaller bezels, laptops with a 15-inch display are actually as small as many other 14-inch laptops.

ASUS VivoBook S15 S530U

ASUS ZenBook Pro Launch

  • Up to 8th-Gen Intel Core i7 processor
  • NVIDIA GeForce MX150
  • 4GB DDR4 RAM
  • Up to 256GB SATAIII SSD
  • 1TB HDD
  • 15.6-inch NanoEdge Full HD IPS display

The ASUS VivoBook S15 we recently reviewed also got its limelight during the launch.


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