Asus completed 30 years since its foundation in 1989. To celebrate this day, the company launched a couple of devices. These are, the Asus Zenbook Pro Duo and the Zenbook Edition 30.
Here, we look into the features and specifications of both these devices, which make these devices unique.
Asus Zenbook Pro Duo
Firstly, starting with the Asus Zenbook Pro Duo. This is the flagship laptop from Asus for this year. It was launched at its keynote presentation. With its launch, the company has certainly raised the standards in laptop industry. Asus said that it has worked with Intel to give users a complately different experience.
The Zenbook Pro Duo features a 15.6-inch OLED display with an aspect ratio of 16:9. What distinguishes this from other laptops is its 14-inch touch screen panel that also serves the purpose of a secondary display. It comes with a resolution of 4K and Asus calls it the “ScreenPad Plus”. The “ScreenPad Plus” synchronises completely with the main display. This certainly enables better Multitasking on the device. Unlike the primary display however, this is an IPS LCD display. Besides, both the displays come with HDR support.
The device is available in two variants. The first sports Intel Core i7-9750H. Whereas, the second sports the Intel Core i9-9980HK, which is definitely top of the line. The Nvidia GeForce RTC 2060, along with a 6GB GDDR6 VRAM will power the laptop. Meanwhile, the storage options include either a 1TB SSD or two 512GB SSD. Further, it comes with upto 32GB DDR4 RAM.
The connectivity options on the Zenbook Pro Duo include Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth v5.0 for wireless connections. Besides, it has a Thunderbolt 3 supported USB Type-C port, two USB Type-A ports with USB 3.1, one standard HDMI port, one audio jack and one DC-in charging port.
A four celled battery having a power rating of 71W will power the laptop. Similarly, the power adapter has an output rating of 230W.
Asus Zenbook Edition 30
The second device launched by Asus is the new Zenbook Edition 30. Asus launched this device to mark 30 years of its existence and will be a limited edition. The laptop is designed to showcase the heritage of Asus over these years. The company, however did not provide any specifications of the device as of yet. But, it will boast a hand crafted and hand stitched leather from Italy, Asus claims. The finishing will be done in Pearl White. Moreover, the laptop will have diamond cut edges and an 18-karat 30th anniversary logo with rose gold plating. The in-box accessories include a mouse in Pearl White color, leather look-box, a mouse pad, and a sleeve also made up of leather.