Asus India has released two new premium creator laptops in the country. The new arrivals are the ZenBook Duo 14 and the ZenBook Pro Duo 15 OLED. What makes these unique is their secondary display christened — ScreenPad Plus. The dual-display design is aimed at extending the canvas for creative and productive workflows. Besides the two screens, the machines come wielding Intel Core processors, Nvidia GeForce graphics, and the in-house developed Active Aerodynamic System (AAS+).
Let’s get into the weeds.
Asus ZenBook Duo 14 Specs and Features
Asus Zenbook Duo 14 (review) sports a primary 14-inch FHD LCD panel with 100% sRGB coverage and 400 nits of peak brightness. Then there is the secondary display that stretches 12.65-inches with a 1,920×515 pixels resolution. It can be elevated for better accessibility and does also support stylus input.
On the audio front, you have Harman Kardon-backed speakers. There is a mic, a webcam, and AI-based noise cancellation for video calls. For connectivity, you are getting Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth v5.0, two Thunderbolt 4 sockets, one USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A port, one HDMI 1.4, and a 3.5mm headphone jack.
Inside, Zenbook Duo 14 holds up to Intel Core i7-1156G7 CPU, Nvidia GeForce MX450 GPU, up to 16GB of LPDDR4x RAM, and up to 1TB of M.2 SSD, and a 70Wh battery. The laptop claims up to 17 hours of runtime from a single top-up. All of these and the machine weighs 1.6 kg.
Asus ZenBook Pro Duo 15 Specs and Features
Here the main screen is a 15.6-inch OLED 4K UHD touchscreen with 178° viewing angles and up to 400 nits of brightness, and 100% DCI-P3 color coverage. The panel thus rocks a bunch of certifications from Pantone, TUV Rheinland, and VESA. The accompanying slab beneath measures 14.1-inches with 3,840×1,100 resolution, 100% sRGB color gamut, and stylus support.
The peripherals comprise of two Thunderbolt 3 ports, one USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A port, HDMI 2.1, and a 3.5mm audio jack. Wireless choices include Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth v5.0. On the sound-side, you have a microphone array and Harman Kardon-tuned speakers.
The internals consists of a 92Wh battery, up to 10th gen Intel Core i9-10980HK CPU, Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070 GPU, up to 32GB of DDR4 RAM, and 1TB M.2 PCIe 3.0 SSD storage. The entire thing weighs 2.34 kg.
Price and Availability
Asus ZenBook Duo 14 (UX482) is priced at Rs. 99,990 and the Asus ZenBook Pro Duo 15 OLED (UX582) starts at Rs. 2,39,990. While the ZenBook Duo 14 goes on sale in India starting today, the company has slated the sale of ZenBook Pro Duo 15 OLED to mid-May. Besides Asus Exclusive Stores, you will be able to grab both these laptops from major retail outlets like Amazon, Flipkart, Croma, Reliance Digital, and Vijay Sales.