ASUS has just unveiled their latest line of 2021 ASUS ZenBook laptops. These new laptops include the ZenBook Flip S OLED (UX371), ZenBook Flip 13 OLED (UX363) as well as the ZenBook Duo 14 (UX482).
ZenBook Flip S OLED (UX371)
The ASUS ZenBook Flip S OLED (UX371) weighs just 1.2 kg with a thickness of just 13.9mm, making it the world’s thinnest 13-inch 4K OLED convertible laptop. The ZenBook Flip S OLED features a 4K UHD OLED NanoEdge 500-nit touchscreen with a 1,000,000:1 contrast ratio for deep blacks with DisplayHDR 500 True Black certification.
The display also features wide 178-degree viewing angles, a wide 100% DCI-P3 colour gamut for cinema-grade colours, and 0.2 ms ultrafast response time. The OLED panel used on the Flip S OLED has been specially calibrated by ASUS to accurately reproduce colours in a 3D colour volume which ensures all content is displayed accurately and as intended by its creators, not just at full brightness but at any brightness setting.
Furthermore, the Flip S OLED display also manages the blue-light ratio to reduce potentially-harmful emissions by up to 70%, with certification from TÜV Rheinland for low blue light and flicker-free visuals.
As for the specifications, the ZenBook Flip S OLED comes equipped with an Intel Core i7-1165G7 processor, 16 GB LPDDR4x RAM, Intel Iris Xe graphics, and a 1TB M.2 NVMe PCIe 3.0 x4 SSD storage.
The laptop also features battery life that can last up to 10 hours, fast-charge technology recharges the battery to 60% capacity in just 49 minutes, and ASUS USB-C Easy Charge 3 allows versatile charging from either a USB-C Power Delivery-certified charger or any standard USB-C charger.
The Flip S OLED also includes a full set of I/O ports including a full-size HDMI port, two ultrafast Thunderbolt 4 USB-C ports, and a USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A port.
The Flip S OLED includes the innovative ASUS NumberPad 2.0, a dual-function touchpad with an integrated LED-illuminated numeric keypad. Even when NumberPad is activated, the touchpad can be used for cursor control thanks to its intelligent software.
The ASUS ZenBook Flip S OLED (UX371) will retail for RM6,799 from today onwards through authorised dealers and the ASUS e-Stores. For more information, you can head over to the official product page here.
ZenBook Flip 13 OLED (UX363)
The ZenBook Flip 13 OLED (UX363) is another compact convertible laptop from ASUS that features up to Intel Core i7-1165G7 processor, 8 GB LPDDR4x RAM, Intel Iris Xe graphics, and a 512 GB PCIe 3.0 SSD storage.
Measuring just 13.9 mm thin and weighing only 1.3 kg, the compact ZenBook Flip 13 OLED has a precision-engineered 360-degree ErgoLift hinge that allows versatile usage modes: laptop, tablet, tent, stand, or anything in between.
The laptop also features up to a 13.3-inch FHD OLED NanoEdge touchscreen that has a fast 0.2 ms response time. The TÜV Rheinland certified display offers an ultrawide colour gamut of 100% DCI-P3, which is widely used in the motion picture industry and features slim 3.9 mm bezels. Moreover, the NanoEdge display is fully compatible with the new ASUS Pen’s 4096 levels of pressure sensitivity.
The Flip 13 OLED weighs only 1.3 kg, and it’s a mere 13.9 mm thin and offers comprehensive I/O capabilities. Featuring full-size HDMI, USB Type-A and two Thunderbolt 4 USB-C ports, it’s the world’s thinnest OLED convertible laptop with such an impressive list of full-size ports. It also comes with ASUS NumberPad 2.0.
The new ZenBook also features a battery life that can last up to 14 hours with fast-charging technology that can charge the laptop to 60% in just 49 minutes. It also features ASUS USB-C Easy Charge support and can be charged from a wide range of standard USB-C chargers.
The ZenBook Flip 13 OLED (UX363) has a retail price of RM5,199 for the i-7 version and RM4,699 for the i5 version. It’ll be available to purchase from today onwards through authorised dealers and the ASUS e-Stores. For more information, you can head over to the official product page here.
ZenBook Duo 14 (UX482)
The new ZenBook Duo 14 (UX482) features dual-screens and was the recipient of the prestigious 2021 CES Innovation Awards. This new model introduces the tilting ASUS ScreenPad Plus, a full-width secondary touchscreen with a new auto-tilt mechanism that improves readability, aids cooling, and works seamlessly with the main display.
The ZenBook Duo 14 (UX482) is powered by up to Intel Core i7-1165G7 processor, up to 16 GB LPDDR4x RAM, NVIDIA GeForce MX450 graphics, and 512GB PCIe 3.0 x4 SSD storage.
The Duo 14 features a 14-inch LED-backlit FHD 60 Hz touchscreen with a 16:9 aspect ratio as well as a secondary 12.6-inch touch display with a resolution of 1920 x 515 and higher brightness of 400 nits. The secondary screen automatically tilts upwards by up to 7-degrees, reducing glare and reflections for improved readability.
The laptop also features an upgraded Screen Xpert 2 software that powers ScreenPad Plus includes a collection of new and updated built-in apps to help boost productivity, such as the new Window Flick feature that allows users to simply flick windows between displays.
Furthermore, the popular Task Group app has an updated design, so users can see their Task Groups at a glance, and lock into work modes instantly by launching multiple apps with a single tap.
ScreenXpert 2 also premieres the exciting new Control Panel, a fully-customizable app that will revolutionize creative workflows. Control Panels gives the user precise and intuitive control in creative apps, with intuitive controls for adjusting brush size, saturation, layer opacity, and much more.
Four types of control are available including Dial, Button, Slider, and Scroll. Each type works in a different way to give precise and smooth control over parameters. Control Panel currently works with Adobe Photoshop, Lightroom Classic, Premiere and After Effects, and more compatible apps will be announced in the near future.
The ZenBook Duo 14 (UX482) will retail for RM6,499 for the i7 version and RM5,499 for the i5 version. The laptop will be available to purchase from today onwards through authorised dealers and the ASUS e-Stores. For more information, you can head over to the official product page here.