(Pocket-lint) – Asus had already introduced new tools below its Republic of Players emblem at CES 2021 – now it’s the flip of the ZenBooks to get a brand new rent of lifestyles.
However it’s now not the ultraportables this time – as a substitute the bigger dual-screen ZenBook Duo gadgets have upgrades.
The Asus ZenBook Duo UX482 and UX582 are the end result, 14 and 15.6-inch variations that includes present 11th technology Intel Core processors as much as Core i7 with Intel Iris X graphics or Nvidia GeForce MX450 graphics.
However this time the ZenBook Duo lineup has a artful trick up its sleeve for the all-important 2d display screen above the keyboard.
The brand new ZenBook Duo options what Asus is asking Energetic Aerodynamic Machine Plus (AAS Plus) with a brand new hinge design that lifts the secondary show – referred to as ScreenPad Plus for this technology – by way of as much as 7 levels, and the pc itself off of the table. The prevailing ZenBook Duo hinge already raised the instrument as a complete, however now not the secondary show.
Asus says this option will increase airflow by way of as much as 49 p.c and, naturally, improves the viewing angles of the ScreenPad Plus. A facet impact is that the distance between each shows is diminished, bettering the enjoy.
The loss of Thunderbolt three within the earlier technology did jump out from the spec sheet, however this has now been rectified – after which some – with the addition of a Thunderbolt four port.
There may be additionally a efficiency mode that may spice up the CPU energy from 15 to 28W for stepped forward energy plus a brand new Keep watch over Panel app on the second one display screen for frequently used purposes in pro-level apps like Adobe Premiere, Photoshop and Lightroom.
Writing by way of Dan Grabham.