Asus teased the Zenbook 17 Fold OLED (UX9702) at CES firstly of this 12 months, however now at IFA it made it official. So what’s the Zenbook 17 Fold OLED?
It is a hybrid system based mostly round a folding 17.3-inch 2560x1920px OLED show of 4:3 facet (when absolutely opened) and 500 nits of brigthness. When absolutely unfolded, it may possibly stand by itself kickstand and work as a monitor – a pleasant mixture for workplace work, mixed with the Bluetooth keyboard.
The Zenbook 17 Fold OLED may also be folded at 120 levels and used with the Bluetooth keyboard – a technique to nonetheless take pleasure in its 17.3-inch show in full – or by making the underside half of the show act as a digital keyboard.
Lastly, the Zenbook 17 Fold OLED can be utilized as a traditional laptop computer with a magnetically-attachable bodily keyboard and solely half of its show at 12.5-inch and 1920x1280px.
And for those who simply fancy a pill, the Zenbook 17 Fold OLED can be utilized within the hand, although at 17.3-inches it’s a bit huge.
The Zenbook 17 Fold OLED runs on Home windows 11 and is powered by Intel’s i7-1250U processor with 16GB of LPDDR5 RAM. That is Intel’s Twelfth-gen hybrid structure with 2 efficiency cores and eight effectivity cores. Graphics are dealt with by Intel’s Iris Xe. There is a 1TB M.2 NVMe PCIe 4.0 SSD – the newest and quickest storage round.
There are two USB-C ports on the Zenbook 17 Fold OLED – each Thunderbolt 4 with help for each show output and charging, which tops out at 65W. There’s additionally a 3.5mm audio jack.
Inside, there is a 75Whr 4-cell battery that is good for as much as 9 and a half hours of screen-on time. The Zenbook 17 Fold OLED weighs 1.5kg – enormous for a pill however very cheap for a 17.3-inch system.
Now for the worth and availability. The Asus Zenbook 17 Fold OLED will likely be out there in This autumn for €3,999/$3,499 in Tech Black. That is greater than two model new Samsung Galaxy Z Fold4’s, thoughts you!