ASUS Showcases Small Form Factor Solutions at CES 2018


New PB40 and PN40 mini PCs, Chromebox 3 and Tinker Board S offer compact and versatile ways to unleash productivity and creativity

Las Vegas, USA, January 8, 2018 — ASUS today announced its latest lineup of small form factor products at CES® 2018 in Las Vegas, including the PB40 and PN40 mini PCs, Chromebox 3 and Tinker Board S. This year’s innovations offer compactness and versatility for a variety of usage scenarios without compromising quality or performance.
With the new PB40 and PN40 mini PCs, users can enjoy the power of a computer with the convenience of a compact and portable device, whether for work or play. The latest Chromebox 3 lets users enjoy their favorite Android™ apps for both home and educational entertainment, with the full power of an 8th Generation Intel® Core™ processor. And with the new ASUS Tinker Board S, technology DIY enthusiasts can enjoy class-leading performance for turning their ideas into reality. The new product lineup will be on display at the ASUS Showcase Room at the Wynn Las Vegas from January 9-12, 2018. Visitors to CES 2018 are invited to visit the Showcase Room and experience the latest ASUS innovations.

ASUS PB40 mini PC

The PB40 mini PC offers unparalleled connectivity with up to six USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-C™ 
(USB-C™) ports and an ultraflexible I/O port with VGA/DP/COM/HDMI support. Its metallic chassis houses the latest 8th Generation Intel® Pentium® Silver processors for powerful performance. PB40 is also offered in a fanless design with Celeron® processors for completely silent operation. In addition to its compact design, PB40 supports optional stackable modules for components such as optical drives to provide space-saving versatility for a wide range of usage scenarios.

ASUS PN40 mini PC

Powered by latest 8th Generation Intel Pentium Silver and Celeron processors, the new PN40 mini PC features a sliding bottom case design for easy assembly. Compact and lightweight, it measures 114 x 114 x 49mm and weighs just 700g. With a wide range of connectivity options — including USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-C for fast data transmission, and a changeable I/O port for VGA or COM support — PN40 is ideal for both home entertainment and business solutions.

ASUS Chromebox 3

ASUS Chromebox 3 is the latest addition to the ASUS Chromebox family and is powered by an 8th Generation Intel Core processor and DDR4-2400 memory for faster, smoother and more energy-efficient performance. It is equipped with a versatile USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-C port for fast data transfers, power delivery, and DisplayPort connectivity. ASUS Chromebox 3 will also support Google Play.

ASUS Tinker Board S

The new Tinker Board S features 2GB of RAM and 16GB of eMMC storage, while retaining the same board size and component placement as the original Tinker Board. On display at the ASUS Showcase Room were two demos illustrating some of the ways the powerful Tinker Board S can turn ideas into reality. The first demo showcased how the memory and I/O speed of Tinker Board S make it ideal for image recognition applications. The second demo highlighted how the 192 KHz audio output and support for digital-to-analog converter (DAC) add-on cards can improve home entertainment.