The audio system are surprisingly loud, and much more surprisingly they sound remarkably respectable for a laptop computer. Listening to 2Cellos cowl of “Thunderstruck,” the Slim Professional 9 captured highs and mids with nice readability, and even made a good try at rendering the deep bass notes. The Slim Professional 9 misplaced a bit within the bass vary, however solely compared with standalone audio system. In comparison with different laptops, its general efficiency stood far above the 2 different units we examined side-by-side. The HP ZBook Firefly 15 G8 and Asus Zephyrus G14 each characteristic respectable audio system, however in comparison with the Slim Professional 9 they sound tinny and pathetic.
Not solely do the audio system on the Slim Professional 9 sound nice, they produce a prodigious quantity of sound as properly. Sitting proper on the laptop computer, listening to Crobot belt out “Low Life” was uncomfortably loud with the audio system pumped as much as most output. What’s shocking is that these audio system are each loud and keep wonderful high quality even at such excessive quantity ranges. After we listened to “Dinosaur” by Principle of a Deadman and “Nonetheless Respiration” by Inexperienced Day, it was in a position to fill the room with pounding rock music. The Slim Professional 9 additionally excels when rendering much less rambunctious music reminiscent of a dwell efficiency of “Auf dem Wasser zu singen” by Laurien Zahn, or Sabine Devieilhe’s efficiency of “Air des clochettes.”
This laptop computer’s audio system are adequate that it just about negates the necessity for a separate Bluetooth speaker.