ASUS ZenBook Pro 15 UX550

ASUS recommends Windows 10 Pro for business.
Designed to entice.Crafted to perform.
Beauty
Enduring elegance, timeless style
18.9mm
thin
1.86kg
light
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Sleek and elegant design
40steps
spun-metal finish
Unibody
all-metal finish
Diamond-cut
with Rose Gold highlights
Performance
Supreme performance
* Specification may vary by model.
Windows 10 Pro
 
Up to
Core™i9
8th Gen Intel® hexa-core CPU
Up to
GTX1050 Ti
gaming-grade graphics
Up to
1TB
PCIe® x4 SSD
Up to
16GB
DDR4 RAM
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The world's fastest PCIe SSD technology
* Actual performance may vary according to usage and other factors.
Read Speed*
1.5X
faster than PCIe x2
5.8X
faster than SATA 3 SSD
PCIe x4
3000MB/s
PCIe x2
2000MB/s
SATA 3
520MB/s
Write Speed*
1.8X
faster than PCIe x2
5X
faster than SATA 3 SSD
PCIe x4
1700MB/s
PCIe x2
900MB/s
SATA 3
330MB/s
CPU
Unstoppable computing
* As measured by SYSmark* 2014 SE comparing 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-8950HK vs. 7th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-7820HK.
 
1.29X
faster
Boost to
4.5GHz
frequency
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The power of six
* In Cinebench R15 tests, ZenBook Pro 15 performed 1.07x faster than a rival laptop powered by an Intel® Core™ i9-8950HK processor, and 1.30x faster than the previous ZenBook Pro model with an Intel Core i7-7700HQ processor.
1.07X
faster than MacBook Pro® 15” 2018*
1.30X
faster than the previous model*
GPU
Gaming-grade graphics
 
1.8X
faster than GeForce® GTX 960M
Up to
4GB
GDDR5
Cooling System
Less heat, more power
* One heat pipe is located on top of the motherboard underneath the keyboard, and is not visible when the base of the laptop is opened.
Dual-Fan
cooling system
3
heat pipes
Replay
NanoEdge Touchscreen
Thinner edges, more display
 
15.6”
4K UHD display
 
83%
screen-to-body ratio
 
178°
viewing angle
 
ASUS Pen
supported
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NanoEdge display
ASUS Pen support
4K UHD Resolution
More detail, more natural colors
* Average tested result: Delta-E < 1.5, +/- 0.5, Full HD panel Delta-E < 2.5, +/- 0.5.
3840X2160
4K UHD
Validated display
100%
Adobe RGB
Delta E < 2
more accurate colors
95%
NTSC
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Immersive 4K UHD display
Full HD 1080
Ultra HD 4K
Color calibration
Without color calibration
With color calibration
Audio
Harman Kardon sound
Harman Kardon
certified
1.6X
wider frequency response
1.4X
louder volume
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Smart amplifier: more volume, less distortion
Smart Amplifier Technology
Sound Level
Normal Amplifier
ASUS ZenBook Pro 15 with Smart Amplifier
1.4X
louder
Connectivity
Comprehensive connectivity
* Unless otherwise stated, claimed Wi-Fi speeds are based on theoretical performance. Actual performance may vary in real-world situations.
802.11ac
12X
faster than 802.11n*
 
HDMI
port
 
2
USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-A
 
2
Thunderbolt™ 3 USB-C™
MicroSD Card Slot
USB 3.1 Gen 1
HDMI
Thunderbolt™ 3 USB-C™
Audio Jack
MicroSD
Card Slot
USB 3.1
Gen 2
USB 3.1
Gen 2
DC-Jack
HDMI
Thunderbolt™ 3 USB-C™
Thunderbolt™ 3 USB-C™
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Unlimited possibilities
 
2
Thunderbolt™ 3 ports
Up to
40Gbps
data-transfer speeds
Supports
2
4K UHD displays
Faster data transmission
Thunderbolt™ 3
40Gbps
Thunderbolt™ 2
20 Gbps
USB 3.1 Gen 1
5 Gbps
Battery
All-day battery
* Tested using MobileMark 2014 Productivity mode. Test configuration: Intel® Core i7-16G/Full HD panel/GeForce® GTX 1050 4GB graphics.
Up to
9.5hrs
battery life
 
71Wh
battery capacity
Fast charging
60%
in 49 mins
Keyboard and Touchpad
No-compromise productivity
1.5mm
key travel
silver-backlit keyboard
Fingerprint Sensor
One-touch access with Windows Hello
fingerprint sensor
Meet Amazon Alexa
Use your voice to control your day
* Amazon Alexa availability varies according to country. Please check with your local ASUS retailer for details.
Learn more about Amazon Alexa
ASUS Laptop Quality Tests
Ultratough: military-grade durability
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Altitude Test
High Temperature
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