Making its debut last year at Computex 2019 the 14-inch ExpertBook B9450 reappeared at the CES 2020. But now the shipping of these high-end business laptops have begun via major online retailers including Amazon and B&H with a starting price of $1700.
The laptop features the latest Intel Core i7-10510U processor with 8M Cache and up to 4.9 GHz boost clock speed. As this is a premium laptop, it has magnesium alloy chassis with Military Grade 810G durability with Asus’s proprietory ErgoLift Hinge design.
The ExpertBook B9450 has a backlit spill-resistant keyboard and ASUS NumberPad an LED-illuminated numeric keypad. Its 14-inch Full HD Display with narrow bezel design makes it look stunning and has an HD IR webcam with built-in webcam shield.
|CPU||Up to Intel® Core™ i7-10510 Processor with Intel® UHD Graphics 620|
|Operating System||Windows 10 Pro (ASUS recommends Windows 10 Pro)|
|Memory||LDDR3 16GB(2133MHz) on board, support max. 16GB|
|SSD||SSD 2 X M.2 PCIe x4 (SATA core lay) (Max 1TB X 2)|
|Display||14.0″ FHD (1920×1080), sRGB 100% (NTSC:72%), LED backlit, Anti-Glare, Wide View, non touch 300 nits|
|GPU||Integrated Intel® UHD Graphics 620|
|Interface||2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-C (Thunderbolt 3)|
1 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A
1 x HDMI
1 X micro HDMI using RJ45 Cable for LAN chip
1 x Audio Combo Jack
|Video Camera||HD IR Camera|
|Wireless||WiFi 6 (802.11AX) + Bluetooth 5.0 (Dual band 2×2)|
Built-in microphone / Built-in Stereo 2 W Speakers
(H x W x D)
|149 x 320 x 203 mm (0.59 x 12.60 x 7.99 inches)|
|Weight||0.995kg (2.19 pounds) with 66W battery|
|Software||ASUS Business Manager|
|Security||TPM (Trusted Platform Module)|
|Supplied Accessories||Sleeve, Micro HDMI to RJ45 Cable|
You can either opt-in for the 512GB PCIe NVMe M 2 SSD and 16GB RAM variant costing you $1,699.99 or 2x 1TB PCIe NVMe M.2 SSD and 16GB RAM variant costing just $100 more i.e. $1,799.99. The laptop also has a built-in light bar compatible with Alexa voice assistant.
The B9450 is also certified by Intel’s Project Athena, an innovation program that establishes standards for consistent responsiveness away from wall power, a demanding baseline for battery life, the availability of comprehensive connectivity, and a drive for sleek form factors.
On the connectivity front we have 1x USB 3.1 Type-A (Gen 2) 1x USB 3.1 Type-C (Gen 2) with Thunderbolt Gig+ Wi-Fi 6 (2×2) 802.11ax Bluetooth 5.0 (dual band) HDMI micro HDMI to RJ45 Cable and microSD card reader.
For security, there’s TPM security chip, Fingerprint Reader, ASUS Business Manager, ASUS Splendid and a Kensington lock. The laptop has built-in speakers with audio by Harman/Kardon. Buy from here: https://amzn.to/2JPSl4T
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