ASUS announced ExpertBookB3 Flip (B3402), a powerful convertible laptop, and ExpertBook B3 Detachable, the ultimate 2-in-1 portable companion for uninterrupted remote learning and working, anywhere.
ASUS ExpertBook B3 Detachable And ExpertBook B3 Flip (B3402)
ExpertBook B3 Detachable
Designed for education and built for business, the all-new B3 Detachablefeatures a slew of innovative, flexible, and productivity-enhancing features. These include a detachable design with ExpertStand, a versatile dual-orientation stand and cover, plus ExpertBoard, a complementary keyboard, an expansive 16:10 multitouch screen, and inherent adaptability that allows it to be used either horizontally and vertically —in traditional laptop-style or as a handheld tablet.
Powered by a fast, efficient Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c Gen 2 Compute Platform for superb performance and serious battery life, B3 Detachableis also engineered with a fast-charging, garaged stylus3for easy notes or annotations; AI-powered noise cancelation for crystal-clear conferencing and calls; and dual cameras to empower face-to-face collaboration or quality photo captures.
Serious Versatility: Laptop And Tablet Modes, Garaged Stylus And Dual Cameras
ExpertBook B3 Detachable comes with the option of ExpertStand, a robust, easy-connect cover, and ExpertBoard, a style-matched keyboard with a comfortable 1.5mm key travel.
Detachable, magnetic and stain-repellent, the optional ExpertStand cover doubles as a dual-orientation prop, while the optional ExpertBoard connects just as easily for instant efficient input —meaning B3 Detachable is as versatile as it is mobile. It can be used in the hand, as a tablet or as a traditional laptop. It can also be stood vertically or horizontally for viewing files or entertainment. This makes B3 Detachable ideal for online classes, study, work meetings, movies and more.
The option of a garaged stylus further enhances the versatility of B3 Detachable, helping users to get every detail just right —from drawing and taking notes to annotating illustrations or marking documents. The built-in holder keeps the pen close at hand and minimizes the chance of it being misplaced. It also charges quickly, with a 15-second top-up providing enough power for 45 minutes of use.
B3 Detachablealso benefits from standard, user-facing webcam along with a high-resolution 13MP world-facing camera. This empowers users to enjoy the best of both worlds: the ability to conduct clear video conferences and calls, and to capture high-quality photos and videos.
Ready For Remote Work Or Study: AI Noise Cancelation, Mic Mute, WiFi SmartConnect And 3DNR
Following the pandemic, the trend of hybrid working has increased —and so too has the demand for better tools and applications to support this. Indeed, a recent Gartner survey4found that 37% to 40% of workers would prefer to work only or mainly from home. Therefore, to level up remote learning and conferencing quality, ExpertBook B3 Detachable includes numerous features to boost remote experiences.
Chief among these is AI-powered noise cancelation. This integrated technology includes an upstream function to filter noise around the speaker. This ensures minimal distraction for high-quality communication, so it’s just like being in the room with other people —making it perfect for the modern worlds of hybrid work and learning. For added convenience, a mute key is located at the top of the keyboard to instantly silence the microphone, ensuring privacy is only ever one tap away.
For the best wireless connectivity, ExpertBook B3 Detachable incorporates ASUS WiFi SmartConnect to seamlessly connect to the best WiFi at greater distances than ever before. Combined with the latest Bluetooth®5.1that enables connections to favorite devices with minimal impact on battery life, ExpertBook B3 Detachable empowers users to do whatever they need, wherever they need.
Face-to-face meetings, tutorials and chats are also assured to be clear and vivid with ExpertBook B3 Detachable, as its webcam employs innovative ASUS 3D Noise-Reduction (3DNR) technology. This reduces up to 94% of the random noise that naturally affects any camera, especially in low-light situations, greatly enhancing image quality without affecting exposure or detail levels.
Effortless Efficiency: Qualcomm Snapdragon 7C Gen 2 CPU, Long Battery Life And Windows 11
For smooth learning experiences and efficient productivity to breeze through business tasks, ExpertBook B3 Detachable is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c Gen 2 Compute Platform. This ensures a long battery life, and supported by the power of Windows 11, enables B3 Detachable to switch seamlessly between laptop and tablet modes.
B3 Detachable also includes ASUS ExpertWidget to deliver just a little boost to everyday productivity.6This unobtrusive tool empowers users to create their own keyboard shortcuts, through the intuitive combination of the Function (Fn) and the 1–4 number keys.
Everyday Protection: ASUS Antibacterial Guard And TÜV-Certified Display
ExpertBook B3 Detachable offers extensive design elements and features to improve everyday experiences, hygiene and comfort.
For example, the surface of any laptop harbors thousands of potentially harmful bacteria–so to keep ExpertBook B3 Detachable clean and safe, it is treated with ASUS Antibacterial Guard. This special coating protects the keyboard, touchpad and palm, and has been scientifically shown by the internationally recognized ISO 22196 standard to inhibit bacteria growth by more than 99% over a 24-hour period. ASUS Antibacterial Guard is also made to withstand alcohol-based cleaning products and hypochlorous acid water, so the surface of B3 Detachable stays sanitary for longer —limiting the spread of harmful bacteria.
ExpertBook B3 Detachable also features a beautiful 16:10, multitouch screen that provides intuitive input for modern learning and working experiences. This display has been certified by the experts at TÜV Rheinland has having low blue-light emissions, helpingto protect users’ eyes from potential harm during extended work or study sessions.
ExpertBook B3 Flip (B3402)
ExpertBook B3 Flip is built to embrace the new normal —hybrid working and learning. It’s the best companion for teachers and students, and the perfect colleague for business users and pros. With its versatile and tough design, studying or working everywhere is no longer a dream.
B3 Flip is equipped with a 360° any-position hinge for total display flexibility, a world-facing camera for a new perspective, and a garaged stylus for simple, intuitive input. It includes several convenient protection features, including ASUS Antibacterial Guard and a TÜV Rheinland-certified display for everyday eye care.
WiFi 6 (802.11ax) is enhanced by ASUS WiFi Master technology for faster, more stable connections, and it’s also supplemented by an optional fast 4G LTE nano-SIM for fast and portable connectivity. Two-way AI-powered noise-cancellation technology and noise-reducing cameras ensure excellent remote learning and conferencing experiences.
Versatility For The New Norma
The versatile ExpertBook B3 Flip has a 360° any-position hinge that gives it unrivaled flexibility for work or learning: it can be used in tablet mode for taking notes and studying, or in tent mode for easy revision and taking photos. Stand mode gives everyone the perfect view in meetings or presentations.
When drawing, taking notes, or marking up documents, the optional garaged stylus lets users get every detail just right. The convenient built-in holder keeps the stylus to hand, reduces the risk of loss, and charges the stylus: a 15-second charge gives enough power for 45 minutes of use, so the user’s workflow will never be interrupted.
B3 Flip includes a standard user-facing webcam, along with a special 13 MP world-facing high-resolution camera1located on the keyboard surround just below the display—an ideal position that allows users to capture photos and videos in tent mode and tablet mode. This unique dual-camera arrangement overcomes the limitations of single-camera devices, allowing users to capture photos and videos in any mode for any task. This in turn empowers students to explore and learn in totally new ways, and permits professionals and workers to multitask more efficiently.
All-round Speed And Reliability
Built to allow safe, secure and speedy data connections everywhere for work or learning, ExpertBook B3 Flip includes fast 4G LTE mobile data connectivity. It also offers up to the latest WiFi 6 technology that delivers ultrafast and stable speeds for online learning and super-smooth business meetings, and which is enhanced with ASUS WiFi Master technology for faster and more reliable WiFi connections at greater distances than ever before.
Life on the road is tough, so B3 Flip is designed to both meet and surpass exacting industry durability standards —including the ultra-demanding MIL-STD 810H US military standard8. It’s built to survive every extreme, from freezing temperatures to the searing heat of desert storms, and from high-speed shocks to everyday bumps. B3 Flip also undergoes stringent and industry-leading in-house testing, including panel-pressure, shock and drop tests for an assurance of serious durability. The keyboard is reinforced with an internal bracket, and it also has a water-resistant layer that can cope with liquid spillages of up to 330 cc without harm.
To keep ExpertBook B3 Flip hygienic, the keyboard, touchpad, and palm rest are all protected with ASUS Antibacterial treatment. This has been scientifically shown by the internationally-recognized ISO 22196 standard to inhibit the growth of bacteria by in excess of 99% over a 24-hour period. ASUSAntibacterial Guard is also made to withstand alcohol-based cleaning products and hypochlorous acid water, so it’s easy to keep the surface of B3 Flip clean and sanitary —limiting the spread of harmful bacteria.
B3 Flip’s two-sided, slim-bezel, multitouch screen provides intuitive input for modern learning and working experiences. The display is also certified by TÜV Rheinland for low blue-light emissions, so users can study or work without worrying about their eyes being harmed by blue light.
Built For Work Or Learning
The powerful ExpertBook B3 Flip ensures smooth multimedia learning and makes light work of all business tasks, courtesy of its up to 11th Generation Intel Core i7 processor and Intel Iris Xe graphics, which deliver quick and responsive computing with lively graphics performance. It also features onboard memory and a SO-DIMM slot for upgrading memory up to 48 GB —so it’s ready for everything, now or in the future.
To level up remote learning and professional conferencing, B3 Flip has two-way AI noise-canceling technology that employs sophisticated machine-learning techniques. The technology includes both an upstream function to filter noise around the speaker, and a downstream function to eliminate noise from the person at the other end of the conversation.
Video-conferencing and remote-learning experiences are also enhanced by the innovative 3D noise-reduction (3DNR) technology on B3 Flip’swebcam. This reduces up to 94% of the random noise that naturally affects any camera, especially in low-light situations, greatly enhancing image quality without affecting exposure or detail levels.
Availability & Pricing
ASUS ExpertBook B3 Detachable will be available from late-July 2022in Malaysia, priced from RM2,099.
ASUS ExpertBook B3 Flip will be available from mid-August2022 in Malaysia, priced from RM4,499.