Asus is refreshing its Zenbook and Vivobook lineup in the country with Tiger Lake chips and 4K NanoEdge OLED displays. The newly launched models include Zenbook Flip S (UX371), Zenbook Flip 13 (UX363), Zenbook 14 (UX435), and Vivobook Flip 14 (TP470), among others.
That’s a long line of laptops to get the new upgrade. Let’s cover each of their specs and features. But before that, have a look at the pricing and availability specifics.
Asus ZenBook Flip S
The 2-in-1 convertible offers a 360-degree swivel design. you can use it in tent mode, tablet mode (supports the bundled stylus), and as a clamshell laptop. ZenBook Flip S comes with a PANTONE color validated 13.3-inch 4K OLED panel, white backlit keyboard, 11th gen Intel Core i7-1165G7 CPU, Xe integrated graphics, 16GB of RAM, 1TB SSD, and a 67Wh battery. All of these comes within an Intel Evo platform certified body that weighs 1 kg and is merely 13.9 mm thick.
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Asus ZenBook Flip 13
The ZenBook Flip 13 as evident from its name sport a 13.3-inch touch display with 1920×1080 pixels resolution. Inside it is carrying the Intel Core i7-1165G7 chip coupled with Iris Xe iGPU, 8GB RAM, 512GB of SSD storage, and 67WHrs battery. The connectivity options include a USB 3.2 Gen 1 (Type A), Thunderbolt 4 (Type C), and an HDMI port.
Asus ZenBook 14
This one has got a 14-inch FHD LED Nanoedge touchscreen with a 92% screen to body ratio. The new ZenBook 14 also presents the screen pad with ScreenXpert2.0 to enhance your productivity. Other ingredients in the mix are Intel’s 11th Gen Core i7-1165G7 processor, an NVIDIA GeForce MX450 GPU, 63WHr battery, and various memory options. The I/O selection includes 1x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A, 2x Thunderbolt 4 (with display/power delivery), and a micro-SD card reader.
Asus VivoBook Flip 14
The VivoBook 14 brings up to an 11th Gen Intel Core i5-1135G7 processor (with up to 4.2 GHz turbo clock speed). It also boasts Intel’s first discrete GPU viz. Intel Iris Xe MAX. Other highlights include up to 8GB RAM, PCIe SSD storage, and a 360-degree Ergolift hinge.
Asus is also equipping the devices with ASUS Intelligent Performance technology (AIPT), which optimizes performance by balancing a device’s CPU Performance, system temperature, airflow, fan noise, and power consumption. The gains could go up to 40% while taking care of battery life and heat management too. As users, you will get the option to choose between optimum performance or optimum battery life by switching between Whisper Mode, Balanced Mode, and Performance mode.
Commenting on the launch, Arnold Su, Business Head, Consumer and Gaming PC, System Business Group, ASUS India, stated, “After championing the thin and light segment, with new convertible laptops we aim to provide the functionality, capability, and usability accompanied with unparalleled performance. The full range is powered with the latest 11th Gen Intel processors along with stunning 4K OLED display for a #BrighterNewWorld and unmatched PC experience in the category. We are attuned with evolving consumer requirements and have them at the very core of our product development strategy that enables us to offer latest technology and best in class experience to our customers.”
Rahul Malhotra, Director – Consumer Sales, Intel India said, “Intel remains committed to delivering unmatched computing experiences through path breaking technology innovation and strong collaboration with the PC ecosystem. Intel Evo verified designs are co-engineered to raise the bar across parameters like responsiveness, battery, performance and connectivity to help people do things that matter most to them from anywhere. The latest 11th Gen Intel Core processors with the Intel Iris Xe graphics engine enable rich collaboration, increased productivity, advanced content creation, immersive entertainment and new gaming experiences in thin and light form factors, offering a major leap forward in real-world processor performance.”