ASUS introduced the premium ultrabook Expert Book B9. Its main feature is its weight of 880 grams. The company claims that this is the lightest laptop in the world with a 14-inch screen. Other characteristics of the novelty also deserve attention.
The body of Expert Book B9 is made of magnesium alloy and has a uniform thickness of 14.9mm. The length and width of the case are 20.3 and 32 cm, respectively. The matrix manufacturing technology is not reported, but it is comprehended that it occupies 94% of the front panel, covers 100% of the sRGB color space, and has a maximum brightness of 400 nits.
Inside is a 10-core Intel Core i7-1255U processor with integrated Iris Xe graphics. The amount of RAM (LPDDR5) is 16-32 GB. M.2 NVMe 1 TB (PCIe 4.0) is responsible for the permanent memory. There is also another M.2 slot for memory expansion.
Among the security features, the manufacturer highlights a fingerprint scanner and an infrared camera. It determines the face of the proprietor and will open access to the system without entering a password. If the user evaporates from the frame, the screen will go blank and Windows will lock up. Another means of blocking is NFC in the touchpad. If you attach a special card to it, the ultrabook will be unlocked.
The battery capacity reaches 66 Wh, the fast charging power is 65 W – this allows you to charge the ultrabook up to 60% in 44 minutes, and a full battery charge is enough for 16 hours of operation. Also, the case fits two Thunderbolt 4 connectors, one HMDI 2.0b port, a full-sized USB 3.2 Gen 2, micro HDMI (RJ45), a Kensington lock, and a 3.5 mm headphone jack. The built-in Harman Kardon speakers with Dolby Atmos support are also responsible for the sound.