I think I just found an excellent Macbook Pro competitor in the form of the Asus Zenbook Pro 14 OLED (UX6404). This laptop is an excellent productivity laptop for the creators and a great gaming laptop as well, thanks to its (up to) RTX 4070 laptop GPU. Accompanying the GPU is a 13th gen Intel Core i9 CPU, and it also features an excellent 2.8K 120Hz OLED NanoEdge Dolby Vision display. The new Zenbook Pro 14 OLED laptop is now available on Amazon.com here. You can check out the article below for more details.
ASUS Zenbook Pro 14 OLED (UX6404) – A Game-Changer for Creatives
The Asus Zenbook Pro 14 OLED (UX6404) is a sleek and powerful laptop designed to revolutionize how you work on the go. Weighing just 1.65 kg and measuring less than 1.8 cm thick, this compact powerhouse redefines what’s possible for creators and professionals who require top-tier performance, exceptional visuals, and innovative features.
To easily tackle the most demanding creative tasks, the Zenbook Pro 14 OLED is powered with the latest 13th Gen Intel Core i9-13900H processor and NVIDIA’s GeForce RTX 40 series laptop GPU, up to RTX 4070. This powerful combination is complemented by 16GB of fast DDR5 RAM, a slot that will take up to a 32GB SO-DIMM, and up to 2TB SSD. It also packs the latest WiFi 6E technology, which is boosted even further by ASUS WiFi Master Premium.
Note: The Intel Core i9-13900H is a 14-core CPU with 6 performance cores and 8 efficient cores, and 20 threads. Also, the RTX 4070 laptop GPU is not equivalent to an RTX 4070 desktop GPU. Although they share the same naming scheme, they don’t perform similarly. The RTX 4070 laptop GPU is slower and performs similarly or slightly faster than an RTX 3070 Ti desktop GPU.
The Zenbook Pro 14 OLED with an RTX 4070 laptop GPU may not be as fast as the best RTX 4090-powered laptops in the market, but this laptop is built with an all-new, cutting-edge 2.8K 120Hz OLED NanoEdge Dolby Vision display that produces jaw-dropping detail, super-smooth motion, and ultra-vivid colors. Furthermore, the display is Pantone Validated for color accuracy, ensuring that your work is presented with precision. The cinema-grade 100% DCI-P3 gamut adds richness to your visuals, while the HDR imagery and deep blacks provide vibrant and clear content creation and consumption.
Productivity and creativity are at the forefront of the Zenbook Pro 14 OLED’s design. It incorporates several thoughtful features that enhance your workflow and unleash your creativity. The ASUS DialPad offers intuitive app control, allowing you to navigate through your favorite applications effortlessly. With ASUS Pen 2.0 support, you can unlock new ways of expressing your ideas and sketches directly on the screen. Furthermore, a long-lasting high-capacity 76 Wh battery makes Zenbook Pro 14 OLED the perfect match for serious on-the-go creation.
You can check out the rest of its specifications from the table below.
Pricing and Availability
The Asus Zenbook Pro 14 OLED (UX6404) with RTX 40 series laptop GPU is now available. When this article was published, the model with RTX 4060 laptop GPU currently retails for about $1,800, while the model with RTX 4070 laptop GPU retails for north of $2,000. For the latest pricing and availability, kindly check the links below. (#ad)
Zenbook Pro 14 OLED with RTX 4060 is available on Amazon.com here.
Zenbook Pro 14 OLED with RTX 4070 is available on Amazon.com here.
ASUS Zenbook Pro 14 OLED (UX6404) Specifications
|Operating System||Windows 11 Home – ASUS recommends Windows 11 Pro for business|
|Processor||Up to Intel® Core™ i9-13900H Processor 2.6 GHz (24MB Cache, up to 5.4 GHz, 14 cores, 20 Threads)|
|Graphics||NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 4070 Laptop GPU, 8GB GDDR6, Intel® UHD Graphics|
NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 4060 Laptop GPU, 8GB GDDR6, Intel® UHD Graphics
|Display||14.5-inch, 2.8K (2880 x 1800) OLED 16:10 aspect ratio, 0.2ms response time, 120Hz refresh rate, 400nits, 100% DCI-P3 color gamut, PANTONE Validated, Glossy display, 70% less harmful blue light, TÜV Rheinland-certified, SGS Eye Care Display, Non-touch screen, (Screen-to-body ratio) 90%|
With stylus support
|Memory||16GB DDR5 on board|
32GB DDR5 SO-DIMM
Total system memory upgradeable to:48GB
|Storage||Up to 2TB M.2 NVMe™ PCIe® 4.0 Performance SSD|
|Expansion Slots (includes used)||1x DDR5 SO-DIMM slot|
|I/O Ports||1x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A|
1x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C support display / power delivery
1x Thunderbolt™ 4 supports display / power delivery
1x HDMI 2.1 FRL
1x 3.5mm Combo Audio Jack
SD 4.0 card reader
|Keyboard & Touchpad||Backlit Chiclet Keyboard, 1.4mm Key-travel|
|Camera||FHD camera with IR function to support Windows Hello|
|Audio||Smart Amp Technology|
Built-in array microphone
with Cortana voice-recognition support
|Network||Wi-Fi 6E(802.11ax) (Dual band) 2*2 + Bluetooth® 5.3 Wireless Card|
|Battery||76WHrs, 4S1P, 4-cell Li-ion|
|Power Supply||ø6.0, 200W AC Adapter, Output: 20V DC, 10A, 200W, Input: 100~240V AC 50/60Hz universal|
|Weight||up to 1.65 kg (3.64 lbs)|
|Dimensions (W x D x H)||32.18 x 22.33 x 1.79 ~ 1.79 cm (12.67″ x 8.79″ x 0.70″ ~ 0.70″)|