- Asus Zenbook Duo 14 is already up for sale through various online channels.
- The premium variant, Zenbook Pro Duo 15 OLED, will be available starting mid-May.
- Both the laptops come with Intel processors and NVIDIA graphics support.
At an online launch event today, Asus has launched the latest additions to its Zenbook range. The Zenbook Duo 14 and Zenbook Pro Duo 15 OLED laptops have been introduced by the Taiwanese tech major for Rs 99,990 and Rs 2,39,990, respectively.
The new Asus laptops feature a dual display with a four-sided frameless NanoEdge display, along with ultra-slim bezels for a completely immersive experience. The additional ScreenPad Plus display on the laptops can automatically tilt up to a 9.5-degree angle for the Zenbook Pro Duo 15 OLED and up to 7-degree for the Zenbook Duo 14.
As for the primary display, Asus says that both the laptops offer PANTONE Validated displays for professional-grade colour accuracy. They have also received the TUV Rheinland certification for low blue-light emissions for comfortable use during long sessions.
Both the Zenbook Duo 14 and Zenbook Pro Duo 15 OLED feature Asus' Active Aerodynamic System (AAS+), making the ScreenPad Plus an integral part of the cooling system. The audio on the Asus offerings is certified by Harman Kardon Array microphone and features Cortana voice-recognition support AI Noise-Canceling.
Here are some other specifications offered on the new Asus laptops -
Asus Zenbook Duo 14 specifications
The more affordable offering of the two- Zenbook Duo 14 comes with a 14-inch LED-backlit Full HD (1920 x 1080) display with 400 nits max brightness and a 93 per cent screen-to-body ratio. As for its secondary display, the Zenbook Duo 14 sports a 12.65-inch ScreenPad Plus (1920 x 515p resolution) IPS-level panel that comes with stylus support.
The device gets two CPU options - an Intel Core i7-1165G7 processor and an Intel Core i5-1135G7 chipset. Similarly, there are two graphics support being offered - Intel Iris Xe and NVIDIAŽ GeForceŽ MX450 with 2GB GDDR6 memory.
The system comes with up to 16 GB LPDDR4X RAM on board and up to 1TB SSD. It operates on Windows 10 Home and includes connectivity options like WiFi 6, Bluetooth 5.0, two Thunderbolt 4 USB-C, a USB 3.2, a full-size HDMI 1.4, a 3.5 mm audio jack and a MicroSD reader.
The Zenbook Duo 14 is backed by a 70 Wh lithium-polymer battery with up to 17 hours of claimed battery life. It weighs approximately 1.6 kg and measures 324 x 222 x 16.9 mm.
Asus Zenbook Pro Duo 15 OLED specifications
As for the premium variant launched by Asus, the Zenbook Pro Duo 15 OLED features a 15.6-inch OLED 4K UHD NanoEdge touch-enabled display with 440 nits brightness. It boasts a 0.2 ms response time, 178-degree viewing angles, and 100% DCI-P3 colour gamut coverage.
The secondary display is a 14.1-inch ScreenPad Plus (3840 x 1100 (4K)) colour calibrated display IPS-level panel with stylus support and 400 nits max brightness.
The Asus laptop is powered by Intel Core i9-10980HK processor and Intel Core i7-10870H processor. The graphics on the system are handled by NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 8GB GDDR6. The laptop operates on Windows 10 Home.
Memory options on the Zenbook Pro Duo 15 OLED include a 32 GB MHz DDR4 RAM and a 1TB SSD storage onboard. Connectivity options range from Dual-band WiFi 6, Bluetooth 5.0 to two Thunderbolt 3 USB-C, a USB 3.2, a full-size HDMI 2.1, a 3.5 mm audio jack and a MicroSD reader.
A 92 Wh lithium-polymer battery backs the laptop. It weighs 2.34 kg approximately and measures 359 x 249 x 21.5 mm.
Price and availability
The Asus Zenbook Duo 14 will be available in India starting today at a starting price of Rs 99,990. It will be up for sale through channels including Amazon, Flipkart, AES (Asus Exclusive stores), Offline channel partners, Reliance Digital, Croma and Vijay Sales.
The costlier Zenbook Pro Duo 15 OLED will be up for sale starting mid-May at a price of Rs 2,39,990.