ASUS Announces ExpertBook B9 OLED

Gadget Time / Press Releases / ASUS | Jun 6, 2023

The world’s lightest 14″ OLED business laptop for elite executives, backed by
ASUS Carbon Partner Services for transparent flexible carbon-offset options

  • Lightweight, durable craftsmanship: Crafted from premium magnesium-lithium alloy for lightness that’s remarkably robust, delivering military-grade strength
  • Sustainable across the product lifecycle: Environmentally-friendly manufacturing, packaging and energy certifications minimize carbon footprint
  • Enterprise-grade security: Ready for modern business realities, strong physical and digital defenses to protect confidential and private data
  • Best modern-workplace device: 13th Generation Intel® Core™ vPro® processor, 64 GB RAM, 16:10 OLED display and AI-powered two-way noise cancelation

ASUS today announced ExpertBook B9 OLED, an all-new business laptop meticulously crafted from premium magnesium-lithium alloy to push the limits of lightness for ultimate portability and durability — elevating it to the status of world’s lightest 14-inch OLED business laptop[i], weighing a mere 990g.

With an environmentally-friendly design, brilliant 16:10 OLED display, AI-powered camera and noise cancelation for modern work experiences, the latest Intel® Core™ vPro® processor and a multitude of enterprise-grade security features, ExpertBook B9 OLED is the perfect partner for executives and business travelers. It ups both green credentials and professionalism, and sets a new benchmark for elite business laptops. ExpertBook B9 OLED is also backed by the imminent support of ASUS Carbon Partner Services.[ii] This service provides end-to-end delivery, assured quality, flexible and precise-carbon offset options that drive real, positive impact.

The perfect balance of lightweight, durability and craftsmanship

ASUS ExpertBook B9 OLED has been engineered to upgrade expectations of both what a modern business laptop should be and what it can achieve. With business executives traveling and shifting workplaces more than ever, we’ve designed ExpertBook B9 OLED to be the ultimate lightweight, premium solution for those on the move — the perfect travel partner, primed to perform.

In particular, ExpertBook B9 OLED delivers premium quality and design while remaining one of the lightest 14-inch business laptops in the world, at just 990g.— lighter even than many 13-inch laptops on the market. Crafted from premium magnesium-lithium alloy, the lightest metal alloy on the planet, its ultralight and durable frame and finish features key upgrades that make it the ideal travel companion for the elite business executive.

Despite its incredible lightness, , ExpertBook B9 OLED is remarkably robust. It endures multiple tests that adhere to the exacting US military-grade MIL-STD-810H standard, as well being subjected to a barrage of rigorous in-house ASUS durability tests.

ExpertBook B9 OLED is also verified Intel Evo™ laptop, assuring exceptional performance, efficiency and connectivity, and delivers up to 11 hours use on a single charge — enabling busy executives to power through a full work day and beyond.

Sustainable across the product lifecycle

ASUS ExpertBook B9 OLED was designed with sustainability at the forefront. The manufacturing process employs a patented technique called Thixomolding to bestow the dual benefits of increased rigidity and improved energy efficiency, with material waste reduced by 29% and production time shortened by up to 75% to maximize energy efficiency and further reduce environmental impact.

ASUS designers also carefully considered how ExpertBook B9 OLED was packaged to ensure it added to the product’s eco-friendly credentials. The packaging uses paper that has been awarded FSC® Mix certification, signifying that it is made with a mixture of materials from FSC-certified forests and recycled materials. Aspects of the packaging are also immediately reusable and useful, with the accessory box able to transform into a laptop stand for instant elevation with an ecological edge.

With the effort to embrace environmentally-friendly materials and increase energy efficiency, along with multiple other factors, ExpertBook B9 OLED is expected to be EPEAT Gold verified — and it exceeds ENERGY STAR® standards, with energy consumption that’s up to 44% lower than certification requirements. It also supported by ASUS Carbon Partner Services[iii], which offers flexible options to offset carbon footprint throughout the product life-cycle with high-quality nature-based carbon credits verified by reputable organizations.

Enterprise-grade security to keep confidential data safe

ASUS ExpertBook B9 OLED is fit for the realities of the modern business world, and packed with robust, multi-layered security features ensure that confidential and private data does not leak out.

These include support for the Intel vPro platform for superior business protection. This provides a framework that lightens the workload of an organization’s IT department to improve overall operational efficiency. Built-in security provides threat mitigation, identity and access protection, as well as data and asset protection. The vPro platform also enables remotely-managed automated troubleshooting and advanced virtualization, reducing administration costs and ensuring that data is kept secure.

ExpertBook B9 OLED also boasts the best in biometric protection, with an integrated fingerprint sensor and an infrared (IR) camera powered by ASUS Adaptive Lock technology for face login. There’s also hardware-level protection against malware and sophisticated cyberattacks, empowered by the optional TPM 2.0 chip.

We’ve also equipped ExpertBook B9 OLED with little touches, just to up the business security and privacy antes to the max — including a physical webcam shield ensure that instant privacy is only ever a quick flick away.

The best device for modern workplaces

ASUS ExpertBook B9 OLED is stylish, strong, sustainable and secure — and it’s also the superior choice for the modern workplace.

The specifications are headlined by an up to 13th Generation Intel Core i7 vPro processor and 64 GB of fast, efficient LPDDR5x memory, so it’s ready to deliver the unwavering performance that today’s business executives expect and demand.

The OLED display is also stunning, providing vivid color and low blue-light emissions for enhanced eye care, plus a 90% screen-to-body ratio for immersive visual experiences. It also benefits from a 16:10 aspect ratio, providing an expansive workspace for enhanced productivity.

Embracing the intuitive power of Windows 11 Pro, ExpertBook B9 OLED is also packed with active technologies and passive smarts to ensure business elites can get more done with minimum distractions or interruptions. Compared with previous generations, the laptop’s dual-fan, smart-cooling system reduces operating temperatures by up to 27%, lowers noise by up 32% and decrease power consumption.[iv] The touchpad has also increased in size, with a surface area that is 26.8% larger — providing extra room for navigation that’s more comfortable.

ExpertBook B9 OLED also steps up professional video conferencing, with AI-powered two-way noise-canceling technology that employs sophisticated machine-learning techniques to ensure crystal-clear communications at both ends of the conversation. The laptop also features an ASUS AiSense webcam to maximize visual clarity, reducing image noise and analyzing the ambient environment and applying color tones to make the user look their best. Automatic framing keeps the speaker’s face centered during video calls, aiding concentration for all parties, while the option to blur the background in real-time elevates everyday privacy.

The latest connectivity, all on hand

ASUS ExpertBook B9 OLED’s ultrathin profile is no barrier to connectivity. It is loaded with I/O ports to ensure that it is able to interface with a wide variety of both modern and legacy devices. Connections include a pair of cutting-edge Thunderbolt™ 4 Type-C® ports, with USB Power Delivery 3.0 support, plus a traditional USB 3.2 Type-A port for the assured compatibility with existing devices

With an integrated HDMI® 2.1 port in tandem with the aforementioned Thunderbolt 4 ports, ExpertBook B9 OLED is also able to support the connection of up to three 4K external displays.

There’s even a 3.5 mm combo audio jack to support an external microphone, headphones or headsets, ensuring executives are able to communicate or relax with some post-work entertainment using their favorite audio accessories.

[i] As of May 7, 2023. Based on internal ASUS market analysis comparing the size and weight of the highlighted ASUS laptop to competitor products from vendors including LG, HP, Dell and Lenovo. Actual weight may vary by specifications.

[ii] ASUS Carbon Partner Services will be available in 2023 Q4. Please contact us for further information.

[iii] ASUS Carbon Partner Services will be available in 2023 Q4. Please contact us for further information.

[iv] Improvements are based on comparison with previous-generation ExpertBook models. Actual results may vary depending on model and usage scenario.

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