ASUS Showcases MiniPCs (GR8, Vivo Mini PC, Chromebox and Vivo PC)
Asus announces the availability and prices for the new Mini PC’s. The Asus GR8 a Compact Complete PC Gaming blends like a console jam-packed with a Mechanical Keyboard and Gladius Mouse. It comes with an Intel Core-i7 processor an Nvidia GTX 750Ti. with a price tag of PhP 57,990 available at PC Express, Villman, Thinking Tools Cebu.
The Asus Vivo PC is a very small PC even smaller than an A4 paper. which can also be mountable to a Monitors and TVs using VESA Mount. Asus Vivo PC is running on Intel i5 4210U with 8GB of RAM and using a discrete Nvdia Geforce 820M 1GB. it’s now available starting at PhP 16,990 at PC Express, Villman, Gigahertz, Octagon, PC Square, BCG Computers,PC Cartel, Infoworx, Concept, IECC, Thinking Tools, Gaisano, Laser Marketing, Columbia Computers.
the Asus Chromebox includes a wireless keyboard and mouse which is great for productivity usage it stars at Php48,099 and packed with an Intel Core i7 processor with 4GB of RAM and 16GB SSD.
And the ASUS Vivo Mini which is a smaller version of the Vivo PC it comes with 3 variants of processors starting from Intel Celeron to Core i5 which a 2Gb / 4GB of RAM plus a 6GB/s to 256GB SSD. price is yet to announce in the upcoming weeks.
[toggle title=”Press Release”]Manila, Philippines (19th April, 2015) — ASUS, a global leader in consumer electronics, showcased their compact and elegantly designed MiniPCs last Friday, April 17, 2015. Held in R Space, Makati City, ASUS invited members of the media to try out and test products built and designed for a variety of applications at home and at work.
Play Without Limits with the ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) GR8
Compact, stylish, and powerful, the ROG GR8 blends console size with gaming PC specs. Having a chassis with a volume of only 2.5 liters, the ROG GR8 is built with mobility in mind, without holding back on hardware. With an Intel Core-i7 processor and an Nvidia GTX 750Ti graphics card, the ROG GR8 is more than adequate to run the latest games in high detail and at 1080p resolution. This high-performance PC also incorporates ROG gaming features such as the Sonic Radar II, GameFirst III, and Sonic Studio.
The ROG GR8 comes with an ASUS M801 mechanical keyboard and an ROG Gladius mouse.
Great Things Come in Small Packages
A small PC made for design and functionality, the ASUS VivoPC offers users with a variety of solutions for everyday computing. Occupying a space smaller than an A4 paper, the VivoPC is perfect for inconspicuous placing, be it behind monitors or TVs via VESA mounts, underneath desks, or simply on tabletops.
Unlike other compact PCs where upgrade is a concern, the VivoPC’s storage and memory can be changed depending on the user’s liking. It can accommodate a single 3.5” desktop HDD, or two 2.5” HDDs or SSDs while its memory can be upgraded up to 16GB. It is also compatible with the latest 802.11ac standard for high-speed wireless connectivity.
With its elegant design and upgradeability, the ASUS VivoPC stands as one of the most versatile, compact desktops in the market.
Get the Full Experience of Google’s ChromeOS in the ASUS ChromeBox
The perfect partner for those looking out for the best Chrome OS experience, the ASUS Chromebox blends efficiency with formidable hardware. Google’s Chrome OS promises speed with constant updates in security, supported with a wide variety of applications. This little box is powered by an Intel Core-i7 processor for speed, further complimented with 4GB of RAM and 16GB of SSD storage.
Small Size Without Compromise
If the VivoPC is not small enough for your taste, then the ASUS VivoMini will definitely sate it. Despite having a smaller size than its larger counterparts, the VivoMini does not skimp on neither performance nor functionality. It is equipped with Intel Core-i processors with 4GB of RAM which can further be upgraded to 16GB. For storage, it utilizes a 32GB mSATA SSD which is also upgradeable to 256GB.
As a PC with size-defying functionality, the VivoMini supports 4K and up to three independent displays. It also operates silently, generating only 18.5dB and consuming 6.95W at idle.
AVAILABILITY & PRICING
Please refer to the table below:
SRPWhere to BuyROG GR8 (comes with an ASUS M801 Mechanical Keyboard and ROG Gladius Mouse)PhP 57,990PC Express, Villman, Thinking Tools CebuASUS VivoPC (comes with ASUS Wireless Keyboard and Mouse)Starts at PhP 16,990PC Express, Villman, Gigahertz, Octagon, PC Square, BCG Computers,PC Cartel, Infoworx, Concept, IECC, Thinking Tools, Gaisano, Laser Marketing, Columbia ComputersASUS Chromebox (with Wireless Keyboard and Mouse, Web Camera, Speaker, and Remote)PHP 48,099TBDASUS VivoMiniTBDTBD
SPECIFICATIONSASUS ROG GR8ProcessorIntel® Core™ i7–4510U Processor
NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 750Ti Graphicsw/ 2GB GDDR5 VRAMOperating systemWindows® 8.1 or Windows® 8.1 ProMemory &
storage1600MHz DDR3L memory (up to 16GB)
2 x SO-DIMM
1 x 2.5″ 1TB 7200rpm HDD, or
2.5″ 256G SSD
1 x 2.5” extension bay for HDD/SSD Free 100GB of ASUS WebStorage for 12 monthsNetworks Intel® Gigabit LANWirelessDual-band 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac Wi-FiConnectivityFront
1 x Headphone1 x MIC-in2 x USB 2.0 (1 with USB Charger)
3 x Audio jacks (LINE_IN/LINE_OUT/MIC)
1 x S/PDIF optical out
1 x HDMI (support Ultra HD 4K)
1 x DisplayPort (support Ultra HD 4K)
1 x LAN(RJ45)
4 x USB 3.0
1 x 19V DC-in
1 x Kensington lockPower consumption19V DC, 6.32A, 120W Power Adapter 0.4W when off, 13W at idle, 70 to 77W at full 3D loadsROG-exclusive features SupremeFX Audio
Sonic Radar II
Miracast ReceiverBundled software Kaspersky Anti-Virus (1-year full license)
ASUS HomeCloud with Wi-Fi GO!/Media Streamer
DTS ConnectAccessories M801 gaming mechanical keyboard (optional)
ROG Gladius gaming mouse (optional)
120W AC adapter
Quick Start Guide
Warranty CardSizeMax. 238 x 245 x 60 mm (2.5-liter chassis)Weight1.284kgProcessorIntel® Core™ i7–4510U Processor
NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 750Ti Graphicsw/ 2GB GDDR5 VRAMOperating systemWindows® 8.1 or Windows® 8.1 Pro
ProcessorIntel i5 4210URAM8GB (Upgrdable)Storage1TB (Dual Bay)2 x 2.5” (Dual Bay)DisplayNvdia Geforce 820M 1GB DiscreteHDMI/DP PortsAudioSonicmasterBuilt-in Speakers3.5 Jack/OpticalConnectivity802.11 B/G/N/AC Wi-Fi10/100/1000 LANV4.0 BluetoothOSWindows 8.1 Single Language Service3 Years WarrantyAccessoriesVesa MountVGA DongleWireless Keyboard and MouseI/O4 — USB 3.01 — Card reader (SD/MMC)FeaturesSonicmasterWiFi GO4K capabilityDual Bay
OSChrome OSCPUIntel® Core™ i7–4600U ProcessorIntel® Core™ i3–4010U ProcessorIntel® Celeron 2955U ProcessorMemory2GB / 4GB x DDR3–1600MHz; 2 x SO-DIMMGraphicsIntegrated — Intel® HD Graphics (up to 4400)Storage16GB M.2 (NGFF) SSDLAN10/100/1000 MbpsWirelessDual Band 802.11 a/b/g/n; Bluetooth V4.0Interface1 x 2-in-1 Card Reader4 x USB3.01 x HDMI*1 x DisplayPort ++*1 x LAN (RJ45) Port1 x Audio Jack (Mic-in/Speaker-out)1 x Kensington Lock1 x DC-inPower Supply65W PowerDimension124 x 124 x 42 mm * supports Ultra HD 4K for Core-i SKU
CPUIntel® Core™ i5–4210U ProcessorIntel® Core™ i3–4030U ProcessorIntel® Celeron 2957U ProcessorMemory2GB / 4GB x DDR3–1600MHz; 2 x SO-DIMMGraphicsIntegrated — Intel® HD Graphics (up to 4400*)StoragemSATA 6Gb/s 32G/128G/256G SSDLAN10/100/1000 MbpsWirelessDual Band 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac; Bluetooth V4.0Interface1 x 2-in-1 Card Reader4 x USB3.0 (2x Front USB3.0 with USB charger capability)1 x HDMI*1 x DisplayPort ++*1 x LAN (RJ45) Port1 x Audio Jack (Mic-in/headphone-out)1 x Kensington Lock1 x DC-inPower Supply65W Power ; 6.95W in idleOSWindows® 7 PRO 64-bit or Windows® 8.1** or W/O OSDimension131 x 131 x 42 mm*Supports Ultra HD 4K for Core-i SKU**Windows 8.1 with 32G SSD provides additional 100G OneDrive for 2-year free usage