ASUS’ 2022 ExpertBook B-Series lineup is now announced in Malaysia, with the ExpertBook B7 leading the pack this time as the thin & premium option, the B3 as the mid-range lightweight option and the B3000 as the ultraportable option. All of these laptop comes with video conferencing features like ClearVoice Mic and ClearVoice Speaker to help you speak and listen clearly for those working remotely or in a noisy office.
ASUS ExpertBook B7402FBA
Right off the bat the B7 being one world’s lightest 14-inch business laptop, which largely follows last year’s design language. There’s 4 variants to it, going all the way to an Intel Core i7-1270P chipset, a QHD+ 16:10 touchscreen with ASUS Pen support and a standardized 63Whr tri-cell battery.
As for memory it goes up to 64GB DDR5 (4800 MHz) and 2 TB of PCIe 4.0 SSD storage.
Connectivity: 2x Thunderbolt 4 2x USB-A (3.2 Gen 2) 1 x HDMI 2.0b 1 x MicroHDMI (LAN only) 1 x Mini DP 1x Audio combo jack 1x Smart card reader 1 x Nano Sim
ASUS ExpertBook B3402
The B5 is the mid-range model that weights pretty close to it’s flagship brother at 1.61KG. Unlike the B5, it gets the same 14″ treatment but only up to FHD but it’s still a touchscreen. For this model it will come with Intel 11th Gen Core i5 and i7s with various storage options up to 1TB PCIe 3.0 and a 50Whr battery. It is reported that the 12th Gen variant will be coming to Malaysia later this year.
Connectivity: 2 x Thunderbolt 4 (DP Out and PD 3.0) 1x USB-A (3.2 Gen 2) 1x USB-A (2.0) 1x HDMI 2.0a 1x LAN port 1x audio combo jack 1x microSD and nano SIM combo slot
The B3000 is a new addition, which is a flip screen laptop-tablet detachable with a power-efficient Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c Gen 2. This 10.5″ tablet is clearly education focused, and will come with up to Windows 11 Pro with branches into the Education version and the kid-friendly Windows 11 Home S. The keyboard is a separate piece and the B3000 can be used without it. It packs a 38WHr battery and for memory it’s up to 8GB of onboard LPDDR4 memory and 128GB of storage that’s a soldered eMMC.
1x USB-C (3.2 Gen 1) 1x audio combo jack
All the the options comes with 3 year on-site warranty