Asus unveils world’s slimmest USB powered Monitor that requires just one USB port for video and power

Asus today announced the world’s slimmest and lightest MB168 Series Portable USB-powered Monitor, a 15.6-inch companion display designed for laptop and desktop PCs. The Asus MB168 Series is available with 1920 x 1080 Full HD and 1366 x 768 resolutions. Both models require just a single USB 3.0 connection for the video signal and power, , removing the need to carry a bulky power adapter and video cable. The high bandwidth USB 3.0 delivers faster signal transmissions to ensure a lag-free viewing experience. The MB168 Series is also backward compatible with USB 2.0 ports, with only a slight difference in display brightness.

With a mercury-free LED-backlit display that consumes just 5W in active use and 0W in standby mode, the Asus MB168 Series delivers excellent performance with minimal impact on laptop battery life.With a slim 8mm profile and tipping the scales at just 800g, the MB168 Series is ideal for simple dual-monitor set-ups and presentations. A durable metallic finish with a fine pattern of concentric circles makes the MB168 Series the perfect complement to the Asus Zenbook Ultrabook and it ships with a protective carry case that doubles as an adjustable stand for tabletop use.

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