ASUS, Taiwan-head-quartered, multinational computer hardware as well as consumer electronics and laptop brand in India, has announced the launch of ExpertBook B1400. ExpertBook B1400 is the new slim, light and highly versatile notebook that is tailored for business, designed as the smart choice for fast-paced ambitious enterprises. It comes under the premium range of laptops and offers customisation options to serve specific business mandates.
Powered by the latest 11th Generation Intel Core processors, ExpertBook B1400 is sleek, configurable, boasts a contemporary design, replete with a rugged aluminium top shell and military-grade durable construction, that effortlessly combines high performance with extensive customisations to empower every business. This laptop includes optional features such as NumberPad 2.0 and backlit keyboard, along with standard features such as dual-heat pipe cooling for consistent high-speed performance, fingerprint enabled power-on key, ErgoLift enabled 180-degree lay-flat hinges for easy content sharing and a gorgeous NanoEdge display with 84% screen-to-body ratio.
This laptop offers superior and comprehensive I/O ports ranging from high-speed USB-C 3.2 Gen 1 that allows for high-speed data transfer, display-out and power delivery; along with USB-A 3.2 Gen 2, USB 2.0, HDMI, VGA, Gigabit ethernet enabled full-size RJ-45 port, and high-capacity and high-speed PCIe 3.0 SSD enabled hybrid storage.
Commenting on the launch of this laptop, Dinesh Sharma, Business Head, Commercial PC and Smartphone, System Business Group, ASUS India said, “With changing work dynamics, the year has seen tremendous evolution in the demand for the commercial PCs. We are excited to cater to the segment with the laptop device designed specifically for top-notch leaders and senior professionals. As the world pivots towards a hybrid work environment, we aim to transform our product range with flexible customization and personalisation options. Our vision is to innovate solutions and equip our customers with the latest technologies to help them stay ahead of the curve.”
Up to 11th Gen Intel Core i7 processor and flexible configuration
The 14-inch ASUS ExpertBook B1400 is powered by the latest 11th Generation Intel Core processors and optional NVIDIA GeForce discrete graphics, so they’re primed to deliver the sterling performance needed to get the job done. A dual heat-pipe cooling solution on the B1400 helps the processor to achieve consistent high-speed desktop-grade performance for heavy workloads, in comparison to a single heat-pipe is superior as a notebook coupled with a single heat-pipe design will frequently have to turn down performance to keep the thermals in check. They also benefit from exclusive Performance Boost technology to achieve the best laptop performance and agility by tuning the internal thermals. ASUS-exclusive algorithms are combined with up to five smart sensors, an aerodynamic design and up to a 90-watt power supply to intelligently manage CPU performance.
Coupled with up to 48 GB of upgradable memory and fast, capacious storage, the new ExpertBook B1400 model ensure quick access to content — and with no worries about running out of storage. The laptop can be specified with up to two storage devices, with the powerful combination of up to an ultrafast 1 TB SSD and a 2 TB HDD providing the perfect combination of high-speed data access and large capacity for personal content.
ExpertBook B1400 also benefit from an admin-friendly design for hassle-free maintenance in commercial or education settings. Removal of a few screws on the base provides easy access to upgrade the RAM or storage devices without the need to disassemble the entire device.
Connectivity is especially important in a business laptop to ensure it’s easy for any task types or workloads, hence ExpertBook B1400 laptops with a comprehensive selection of I/O ports. It offers a USB-C 3.2 port providing built-in power delivery, display connectivity and high-speed data transfers. It also has both USB 3.2 Gen 2 and USB 2.0 Type-A ports, HDMI 1.4, VGA, Ethernet, and an audio combo jack — all tested for up to 10,000 connection cycles for an assurance of maximum reliability. The integrated Kensington Lock slot, making it quick and easy to secure ExpertBook B1400 laptops.
ASUS ExpertBook B1400 is surprisingly light for a business laptop, weighing as little as 1.45 kg, so it’s comfortable to carry anywhere – and also lighter than many competing models in its segment. It’s also one of the thinnest in its class, with B1400 standing just 19.2 mm tall.
The new ExpertBook B1400 model also includes a front webcam with a built-in privacy shield. This ingeniously simple idea means that all the user needs to do for instant privacy is to swipe the cover across the webcam’s lens. Then, when they’re ready to be seen again, visibility is just one flick of the finger away.
The optional Trusted Platform Module (TPM) 2.0 chip also ups ExpertBook B1400’s business-friendly security credentials. The embedded TPM 2.0 chip securely stores authentication information used by software, such as passwords or encryption keys, to protect important data and transactions — keeping the information away from the eyes of would-be attackers.
ExpertBook B1400 laptops are ready for the increased levels of remote working and education, with ASUS two-way AI noise-cancelling technology integrated to ensure superior audio experiences for calls and video conferences.
ASUS ExpertBook B1400 will be soon available at ASUS Exclusive Stores and leading Commercial PC channel partners, starting at ₹32490 (exclusive of GST).