ASUS and ROG Score Best-Ever CES 2022 Innovation Awards Performance

LAS VEGAS, USA, January 5 2022 — ASUS and Republic of Gamers (ROG) today jointly announced their best-ever performance at the CES® 2022 Innovation Awards, with a total of 20 products honored for their outstanding design, engineering and invention in the highly-competitive consumer-technology arena.

Winning ASUS products in this year’s 2022 Innovation Awards include meaningful innovations built around user-centricity, and include TUF Dash F15 (FX517), ProArt Display PA169CDV, ZenScreen OLED MQ series, ZenWiFi Pro ET12 (ET12), Zenbook 14X (UX5400) and Zenbook 14 Flip OLED (UP5401/UN5401).

ROG is renowned as a world-leader in PC-gaming products, with a comprehensive lineup that delivers incredible experiences to help every type of player to stay ahead of the game. This year, ROG products that have been identified by the CES 2022 Innovation Awards as among the very best in their class – or in some cases, as outstanding across multiple categories – include ROG Zephyrus Duo 16 (GX650), Zephyrus G14 (GA402), Zephyrus G14 AW SE (GA401QEC), ROG Strix SCAR 15/17 and ROG Strix G15/17 (G533Z/G733Z and G513R/G713R), Flow Z13 (GZ301), Cetra TWS Pro (R75), Ergo Gaming Chair (SL400), Rapture GT-AXE16000 and Maximus Z690 Extreme Glacial.

The CES Innovation Awards program, owned and produced by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)®, is an annual competition honoring outstanding design and engineering in consumer technology products across 28 product categories. An elite panel of industry expert judges, including members of the media, designers, engineers and more, reviewed submissions based on innovation, engineering and functionality, aesthetic and design.

The full list of CES 2022 Innovation Awards honorees, including detailed product descriptions and photos, can be found at CES.tech/innovation.

 

ASUS and ROG CES 2022 Innovation Awards Honorees

ROG Zephyrus Duo 16 (GX650)

ROG Zephyrus Duo 16 has made its first-mover mark as a dual-screen gaming laptop, helping to pave the way to fresh and exciting computing experiences. Honored in both the Gaming and Computer Hardware & Components CES 2022 Innovation Awards categories, the all-new 2022 Zephyrus Duo 16 with ROG ScreenPad Plus comes with an up to AMD Ryzen™ R9 6980HX CPU and an NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3080 Ti Laptop GPU with a MUX Switch. It offers a choice between a dazzling Nebula HDR Mini LED display with 1100 nits peak brightness, or the brand-new Dual Spec panel offering 4K 120 Hz and FHD 240 Hz in a single display.

 

ASUS Zenbook 14X (UX5400) and Zenbook 14 Flip OLED (UP5401/UN5401)

ASUS Zenbook 14X OLED and Zenbook 14 Flip OLED (UP5401/UN5401) are ultraslim and compact notebooks designed for mobility, usability and quality – and both are honorees in the Computer Hardware & Components category. Excelling at being both ultralight and extremely compact, the two Zenbook 14 models deliver immersive working experiences for enhanced productivity, with a gorgeous 16:10 4K OLED HDR NanoEdge touchscreen that displays the deepest blacks and the most vivid colors.

 

ROG Flow Z13 (GZ301) awarded in two categories

Honored in the Gaming category, ROG Flow Z13 is the world’s most powerful gaming tablet, packing plenty of gaming horsepower in an ultrathin, light chassis – with Windows 11 and up to a 14-core Intel® Core™ i9-12900H CPU, an NVIDIA GeForce RTX™ 3050 Ti GPU, a MUX Switch and 5200 MHz LPDDR5 memory. All this is housed in a retro-futurist design inspired by the 20th-century Space Race, but encompassing ROG’s vision for the future of gaming: ultimate portability.

 

ROG Rapture GT-AXE16000

Also honored in the Gaming category, ROG Rapture GT-AXE16000 is the world’s first quad-band WiFi 6E gaming router, unlocking the full potential of four bands – 2.4 GHz, two 5 GHz bands and 6 GHz – with 160 MHz channels in the 5 GHz and 6 GHz bands to deliver the fastest speeds possible. It combines ASUS RF and RangeBoost Plus technology with the latest Broadcom CPU and chipset for improving WiFi signal range and overall coverage by up to 38%[1], and overall throughput by 18%[2].

 

ASUS TUF Dash F15 (FX517)

ASUS TUF Dash F15 was created to present a thin and light form factor that was infused with TUF Gaming DNA, with a chassis under 20 mm. Featuring a 12th Generation Intel Core™ i7-12650H processor and up to an NVIDIA GeForce RTX™ 3070 laptop GPU with MUX Switch, TUF Dash F15 is an exceptionally capable gaming machine with DDR5 memory at 4800 MHz, a PCIe® 4.0 capable SSD, and a QHD 165 Hz panel with 100% coverage of DCI-P3 for stunning visuals – and another ASUS product honored in the Gaming category.

 

ASUS ProArt Display PA169CDV

ASUS ProArt Display PA169CDV, honoree in the CES 2022 Innovation Awards Computer Hardware & Components category, is a 15.6-inch 4K UHD IPS display that includes Wacom EMR technology for compatibility with ProArt Pen. It is the first portable monitor that is dual certified as PANTONE® Validated and Calman Verified. Built for professional creatives, it offers stunning 4K resolution and targets the specifications for DisplayHDR 400 certification.

ProArt Pen uses Wacom EMR technology to provide a natural handwriting feel. The lightweight pen is battery-free and is compatible with ASUS Dial[3], giving users shortcuts when working with supported Adobe software[4] for a smoother workflow.

 

ROG Maximus Z690 Extreme Glacial

The ROG Maximus Z690 Extreme Glacial motherboard is the pinnacle of liquid-cooled engineering, a fact that has resulted in it being honored in both the Gaming and Computer Hardware & Components categories. It features an eye-catching monolithic cooling system known simply as the EK UltraBlock, which can effortlessly chill the entire motherboard with a carefully engineered labyrinth of water channels, sensors, and heatsinks. The motherboard also builds upon knowledge gained from engineering the previous generation to ambitiously expand an already ample landscape of heatsinks and coolant circulation. Two additional M.2 slots now benefit from UltraBlock magic, and VRM cooling has been boosted even further to support the power stages that 12th Gen Intel Core™ processors can take advantage of.

 

ROG Zephyrus G14 AW SE (GA401QEC)

Created through a partnership with the DJ Alan Walker, ROG Zephyrus G14 is the perfect do-anything companion for a self-made creator and gamer — blending best-in-class portability with the potent performance of an AMD Ryzen™ 9 5900HS CPU and NVIDIA GeForce RTX™ 3050 Ti GPU. ROG created this device for Walker himself, complete with a unique strip of text across the lid, a custom nameplate with the ROG and AW logos, and a sleeve highlighting the partnership. Now CES has honored Zephyrus G14 AW SE in both the Gaming and Computer Hardware & Components categories.

 

ROG Zephyrus G14 (GA402)

The critically-acclaimed ROG Zephyrus G14 is a powerful gaming machine in a stylish, ultraportable form factor with a host of new improvements for 2022. The new Zephyrus G14 comes with Windows 11 onboard, an AMD Ryzen™ 9 6000 Series processor, AMD Radeon™ RX 6000S Series mobile graphics with a MUX Switch, ROG Intelligent Cooling with Liquid Metal for the best possible performance.

Designed to offer premium power in an ultraportable package, and honoree in the 2022 Innovation Awards Gaming category, the sleek Zephyrus G14 is available in Eclipse Gray or Moonlight White, featuring a Prismatic Logo nameplate with a holographic, reflective hue that is sure to turn heads. The lid is also covered with 14,969 precision-milled holes with 1,449 mini LEDs on models with the now-iconic AniMe Matrix™ display – more LEDs than last year’s model, deliver new and greater animation possibilities.

 

ROG Strix SCAR 15/17 and ROG Strix G15/17 (G533Z/G733Z and G513R/G713R)

Freshly honored in the Gaming category, the brand-new ROG Strix SCAR and ROG Strix G15/G17 models are designed with esports enthusiasts in mind — powered by top-tier components such as an NVIDIA GeForce RTX™ 3080 Ti laptop GPU at 150 W with Dynamic Boost, and featuring Windows 11, a high-refresh display, MUX Switch and ROG Intelligent Cooling with Liquid Metal. SCAR sports up to a 12th Gen Intel Core™ i9-12900H processor, while ROG Strix G15 and G17 are powered by up to an AMD Ryzen™ 9 6900HX processor.

 

ASUS ZenScreen OLED MQ series

Honored in the Computer Hardware & Components category, the superslim ASUS ZenScreen OLED MQ13AH is the world’s first 13-inch OLED portable monitor and features a high contrast ratio of 1,000,000:1, 100% DCI-P3 color gamut coverage, HDR10 and Delta E < 2 color accuracy, delivering eye-popping colors, deep blacks and incredibly true-to-life visuals. A larger 15.6-inch model, ASUS ZenScreen OLED MQ16AH, is also available.

 

ASUS ZenWiFi Pro ET12

ASUS ZenWiFi Pro ET12 sets a new standard for whole-home mesh WiFi. Offering 6000 ft2 of coverage, 11 Gbps WiFi, life-long free internet security and parental control functions, dual 2.5 Gbps Ethernet ports, and RangeBoost Plus technology, ZenWiFi Pro ET12 enables next-level speeds and reliability. Using a next-gen flagship Broadcom chipset and a 2 GHz 64-bit quad-core CPU, RangeBoost Plus leverages multiple exclusive ASUS technologies to dramatically improve WiFi signal range and coverage by up to 38%[5] — and is a deserved honoree in the Smart Home category.

 

Two additional ROG products have been recognized with CES 2022 Innovation Awards and will be launched later in 2022.


[1] Measured using a WiFi 6 client connected at 200 Mbps to a WiFi 6 router with RangeBoost Plus, compared to the same WiFi 6 client connected at 200 Mbps to a WiFi 5 router without RangeBoost Plus.

[2] Compared with the former WiFi 6 platform.

[3] Creator Hub software required. Only available in Microsoft Windows.

[4] Supports Adobe Photoshop, Photoshop Lightroom Classic, Premiere Pro and After Effects

[5] Measured using WiFi 6 client connected at 200 Mbps to WiFi 6 router with RangeBoost Plus, compared to same WiFi 6 client connected at 200 Mbps to WiFi 5 router without RangeBoost Plus.