Asus Vivobook Pro 16X OLED (AMD) review: A 16-inch creator laptop with great battery life

The 16-inch Asus Vivobook Pro 16X is available with either Intel or AMD processors, and is aimed at creators.


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The Vivobook Pro 16X belongs to a new stable of Asus laptop brands — including ProArt, Studiobook and Zenbook Pro models — that are designed for ‘creators’. The latter market encompasses hobbyists through to professionals.  

The Vivobook Pro 16X has a 16-inch OLED screen that’s well suited to creative work, meeting Pantone Validated standard and supporting 100% of the DCI-P3 colour gamut. The 14-inch and 16-inch models are also the first to achieve the new VESA DisplayHDR True Black 600 certification.  

My review unit features an AMD Ryzen 5000 Series processor, but the Vivobook Pro 16X OLED is also available with an Intel Core i7 CPU, along with discrete Nvidia graphics across the board. My review unit’s specification costs £1,799 (inc. VAT) in the UK (~$2,417); official US pricing

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