Asus has unveiled its new 2022 Zenbook premium laptop lineup. This includes some brand new designs which make use of foldable displays. The company has revealed laptops in three form factors: foldable, convertible, and traditional. The display sizes of new Asus Zenbook laptops go up to 17 inches and the machines are powered by Intel and AMD processors. Also Read - Best Gaming Laptops to get during Flipkart, Amazon Republic Day sales
New Zenbook Line-up
Asus has launched Zenbook 17 Fold OLED, a 17.3-inch foldable OLED laptop and Zenbook 14X OLED Space Edition, a laptop that commemorates the 25th anniversary of the first Asus laptop sent into outer space. Also Read - Why automobile companies are trying to steal the limelight at CES 2022?
The other new models include the Zenbook 14 OLED, a 14-inch laptop with new colors and a new monogram logo.
Asus also unveiled Zenbook Pro Duo 15 OLED, a dual-display 15.6-inch laptop with a 14-inch tilting Asus ScreenPad Plus. Additionally, the Taiwanese company launched the Zenbook 14X OLED, a laptop with 16:10 14-inch screen which also features Asus ScreenPad or NumberPad 2.0.
Zenbook 17 Fold OLED
Asus claims the Zenbook 17 Fold OLED is the world’s first 17.3-inch foldable OLED laptop. Its display was co-developed by ASUS in partnership with Intel and BOE Technology Group. The laptop offers users two sizes of OLED display in one device. It constitutes a 4:3, 17.3-inch, 2.5K touchscreen that folds in the middle to create two 3:2, 12.5-inch, 1920 x 1280 displays.
When folded fully along the 180° hinge, it’s a 12.5-inch device. Asus claims it can be used as a PC, Laptop, Tablet, On-Screen Keyboard and a Book. The company also offers an Asus ErgoSense Bluetooth keyboard and touchpad. The screen can additionally be split into multiple windows.
The screen has Dolby Vision HDR enabled and is also TÜV Rheinland certified. The foldable screen laptop is accompanied with Dolby Atmos audio and a quad-speaker Harman Kardon-certified, Dolby Atmos sound system.
In terms of performance, the machine gets 12th Generation Intel Core i7 U-Series processors, Intel Iris Xe graphics, up to 16 GB RAM and 1 TB PCIe 4.0 SSD. For connecting to peripherals there are two USB-C Thunderbolt 4 ports, which support fast charging. Zenbook 17 Fold OLED will be available for purchase in the mid-year of 2022.