The Three ZenBooks of 2021 you’ve been waiting for…announced!

ASUS today had announced their 2021 lineup of ZenBooks, and they’re all pretty exciting! Know for their good looks, impressive spec sheet and absolute portability, this year’s release focuses on this year’s chipsets, upgrades to components and displays, and simply getting more premium!

ZenBook Flip S OLED (UX371)

The ultra-compact ZenBook Flip S OLED measures just 13.9 mm thin and weighs a mere 1.2 kg. It has a Jade Black finish that exudes style, completed with a contrasting Red Copper diamond-cut highlights and a brushed-aluminum deco bar.

The durable precision-engineered 360° ErgoLift hinge that allows the laptop to be used in laptop, tablet, stand and tent modes — or anything in between. The ASUS NumberPad 2.0 enables fast data entry, and the new edge-to-edge keyboard design provides space for convenient extra function keys.

The display is an ultra-vivid 4K UHD OLED NanoEdge PANTONE ® Validated color-accurate touchscreen that features a wide 100% DCI-P3 color gamut, VESA DisplayHDR ™ 500 True Black and TÜV
Rheinland-certification, a duo combination of true blacks and shielding your eyes from becoming half-boiled eggs!

The ultraportable supports the new ASUS Pen active stylus with 4096 pressure levels.

Key Specs

CPUIntel Core i7-1165G7 Processor 2.8 GHz (12M Cache, up to 4.7 GHz, 4 cores)
Display13.3″ OLED 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) 16:9 slim-bezel NanoEdge touchscreen 3.9 mm-thin side bezel; 178° wide-view technology; 100% DCI-P3, 400 nits
Operating systemWindows 10 Home
GraphicsIntel® Iris® Xe Graphics
RAM16 GB 4266 MHz LPDDR4x
Storage1 TB PCIe®  NVMe 3.0 x4 M.2 SSD
ConnectivityIntel WiFi 6 with Gig+ performance (802.11ax) Bluetooth® 5.0 (Dual Band)
CameraIR webcam with Windows Hello support
I/O ports2 x Thunderbolt 4 USB-C® (up to 40 Gbps) 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A (up to 5 Gbps) 1 x Standard HDMI
Keyboard & touchpadEdge-to-edge design, full-size backlit keyboard with 1.4 mm key travel Touchpad / ASUS NumberPad 2.0
AudioDual-speaker Harman Kardon-certified audio system ASUS SonicMaster stereo audio system with surround-sound; smart amplifier for maximum audio performance Array microphone with Cortana voice-recognition support 1 x USB-C® to 3.5 mm audio jack dongle
Battery67 Wh 4-cell lithium-polymer battery
AC adapterPlug Type: USB-C® (Output: 19 V DC, 65 W) (Input: 100-240 V AC, 50 / 60 Hz universal)
Dimensions1.39 x 30.5 x 21.1 cm
WeightApprox. 1.2 kg with standard display
Retail PricingMYR 6,799
Local Availability12 March 2021 onwards (authorized dealers, ASUS e-Stores)

ZenBook Duo 14 (UX482)

The ZenBook Duo 14 features two seamless displays ; a 14″ FHD NanoEdge display and a 12.6″ tilting ScreenPad Plus. The secondary display has an auto-tilting mechanism that reduces glare and reflections for improved readability. Supporting it is ScreenXpert 2, an interesting piece of software that features built-in apps and a Control Panel creative tool that has 4 types of control — Dial, Button, Slider, and Scroll — each work in a different way to give precise and smooth control over parameters. Control Panel currently works with Adobe Photoshop, Lightroom Classic, Premiere and After Effects, and more compatible apps will be announced in the near future.

Key Specs

ProcessorIntel Core i7-1165G7 2.8 GHz (12M Cache, up to 4.7 GHz, 4 cores) Intel Core i5-1135G7 2.4 GHz (8M Cache, up to 4.2 GHz, 4 cores)
DisplayMain Display: 14” (16:9) LED-backlit FHD (1920 x 1080) 60 Hz touchscreen 93% screen-to-body ratio PANTONE® Validated ,100% sRGB gamut Anti-glare panel IPS-level wide-view technology 4096-pressure level stylus support   ScreenPad Plus: 12.6” FHD touch display 178˚ wide-view technology
Operating System Windows 10 Home
GraphicsNVIDIA® GeForce® MX450, with 2 GB GDDR6 VRAM
RAM16 GB LPDDR4x 4266 MHz
8 GB LPDDR4x 4266 MHz
Storage512 GB M.2 NVMe PCIe® 3.0 SSD
ConnectivityIntel® Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) Bluetooth® 5.0
CamerasIR webcam with Windows Hello support
Interfaces2 x Thunderbolt 4 USB-C® (up to 40 Gbps) 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A (up to 5 Gbps) 1 x Standard HDMI 1 x Audio combo jack 1 x MicroSD card slot
AudioSmart amplifier for maximum audio performance Array microphone with Cortana and Alexa voice-recognition support Harman Kardon-certified audio system
Battery70 Wh 4-cell lithium-polymer battery
AC AdapterOutput: 20 V, 65 W   Input: 100V-240V AC, 50Hz/60Hz
Dimensions324 x 222 x 16.9 mm
Weight1.62 kg
Retail PricingMYR 6,499 (Core i7-1165G7 + 16GB RAM)
MYR 5,499 (Core i5-1135G7 + 8GB RAM)
Local Availability12 March 2021 onwards (authorized dealers, ASUS e-Stores)

ZenBook Flip 13 OLED (UX363)

Last but not least is the ZenBook Flip 13 OLED. As the name suggests, it’s able to flip, and I mean REALLY flip. Measuring just 13.9 mm thin and weighing only 1.3 kg, the compact ZenBook Flip 13 OLED has a precision-engineered 360° ErgoLift hinge that allows versatile usage modes: laptop, tablet, tent, stand, or anything in between. It also automatically lifts and tilts the new edge-to-edge keyboard for comfortable typing and improved system cooling. You’ll be charging its 67 Wh battery using the supplied USB-C 65W charger, with the freedom to use any other as long as its compatible.

The Display is straight to the point FHD OLED NanoEdge touchscreen that’s compatible with the ASUS Pen, just like the Flip S OLED.

ProcessorIntel® Core i7-1165G7 processor Intel® Core i5-1135G7 processor
Display13.3” LED-backlit FHD OLED (1920 x 1080) 16:9 slim-bezel NanoEdge, 400nits, Glossy display, DCI-P3: 100%, Touch screen, Pantone Validated
Operating SystemWindows 10 Home
GraphicsIntel® Iris® Xe Graphics
RAM8 GB 4266 MHz LPDDR4x
Storage512 GB M.2 NVMe™ PCIe® 3.0 SSD
SupportASUS NumberPad 2.0
ConnectivityIntel® WiFi 6 (802.11ax) Bluetooth® 5.0 (Dual Band)
CamerasIR webcam with Windows Hello support                                 
Interfaces2 x Thunderbolt 4 USB-C® (up to 40Gbps) 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A (up to 5Gbps) 1 x Standard HDMI
AudioDual-speaker Harman Kardon-certified audio system ASUS SonicMaster stereo audio system with surround-sound; smart amplifier for maximum audio performance Array microphone with Cortana voice-recognition support 1 x USB-C® to 3.5 mm audio jack adapter
Battery67 Wh 4-cell lithium-polymer battery
AC AdapterPlug Type: USB-C® (Output: 19 V DC, 65 W) (Input: 100-240 V AC, 50 / 60 Hz universal)
Dimensions1.39 x 30.5 x 21.1 cm
WeightApprox. 1.3 kg with standard display
Retail PricingMYR 5,199 (Core i7-1165G7)
MYR 4,699 (Core i5-1135G7)
Local Availability12 March 2021 onwards (authorized dealers, ASUS e-Stores)


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