ZenBook Pro Duo, ASUS ZenBook Pro Duo Launches in PH, Gadget Pilipinas

First seen at COMPUTEX 2019, the ASUS ZenBook Pro Duo is a testament of how the company envisions the future of mobile computing, thanks to its powerful hardware and futuristic design. Now, this innovative device has arrived in the Philippines, its capabilities ready to be harnessed by consumers, to help them take productivity to the next level.

ZenBook Pro Duo, ASUS ZenBook Pro Duo Launches in PH, Gadget PilipinasZenBook Pro Duo boasts a 4K UHD NanoEdge OLED touchscreen with a four-sided frameless design, pushing the boundaries to deliver a viewing experience like no other. It has a screen-to-body ratio of 89%, and support a wide color gamut with 100% DCI-P3 coverage, and HDR. It also boasts the signature ErgoLift hinge, for a more comfortable typing experience.

ZenBook Pro Duo, ASUS ZenBook Pro Duo Launches in PH, Gadget PilipinasUnder the hood, is up to a 9th Generation Intel Core i9 Processor with up to 5GHz Turbo Boost Frequency, and 32GB of DDR4 RAM. Graphics work is handled by an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060. For storage, you get up to a 1TB PCIe x4 SSD. It even has a dedicated Turbo Fan button to boost cooling at any point in time.

ZenBook Pro Duo, ASUS ZenBook Pro Duo Launches in PH, Gadget PilipinasFor connectivity, ZenBook Pro Duo is equipped with Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5.0. It also has an IR Webcam and Windows Hello Support.

ZenBook Pro Duo, ASUS ZenBook Pro Duo Launches in PH, Gadget PilipinasThe bread and butter feature of this device, is the new ScreenPad+. Located above the keyboard, it’s a 14-in touchscreen with 4K resolution that builds on the already interactive capabilities of the original ScreenPad. Integrating seamlessly with the main display, this innovative feature allows for easier multi-tasking.

ZenBook Pro Duo, ASUS ZenBook Pro Duo Launches in PH, Gadget Pilipinas

Thanks to the built in ScreenXpert software, users can enjoy a selection of useful apps, tool, and utilities that takes advantage of ScreenPad Plus. These include App Switcher, ViewMax, and App Navigator. Task Group also allows users to open multiple apps with a single tap.

Discreet apps toolbars, and menus can be dragged into ScreenPad Plus to reduce clutter and in a way, extend your workspace. This includes video previews, timeline controls, code windows, and audio mixer panels.

ASUS also announced a 14-inch variant, the ZenBook Duo, which sports a 10th Generation Intel Core i5 or i7 CPU, NVIDIA GeForce MX 250 graphics, an FHD NanoEdge display and an FHD version of the ScreenPad Plus.

Specifications
ASUS ZenBook Pro Duo (UX581) ASUS ZenBook Duo (UX481)
Processor Intel Core i9-9980HK

Intel Core i7-9750H

Intel Core i7-10510U

Intel Core i5-10210U

Display Main Display: 15.6” OLED 4K (3840 x 2160) 16:9 touchscreen

ScreenPad Plus: 14” 4K UHD touchscreen

Main Display: 14” FHD (1920x 1080) 16:9 screen

ScreenPad Plus: 12.6” FHD touchscreen

Operating System Microsoft Windows 10 Home

Microsoft Windows 10 Pro

Microsoft Windows 10 Home

Microsoft Windows 10 Pro

Graphics NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 – 6GB GDDR6 VRAM NVIDIA GeForce MX250 – 2GB GDDR5 VRAM
Memory DDR4 2666MHz, up to 32GB LPDDR3 2133MHz, up to 16GB
Storage 1TB PCIe x4 SSD 512GB/1TB PCIe x4 SSD
Connectivity Intel Wi-Fi 6 with Gig+ (802.11ax)

Bluetooth 5.0

Up to Intel Wi-Fi 6 with Gig+ (802.11ax)

Bluetooth 5.0

Cameras IR webcam with Windows Hello support IR webcam with Windows Hello support
Interfaces 1 x Thunderbolt 3 USB-C

2 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-A

1 x Standard HDMI

1 x Audio combo jack

1 x DC-in

1 x USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-C

1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-A

1 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A

1 x Standard HDMI

1 x Audio combo jack

1 x MicroSD card slot

1 x DC-in

Audio Array microphone with Cortana and Alexa voice-recognition support

Harman Kardon-certified audio system

Array microphone with Cortana and Alexa voice-recognition support

Harman Kardon-certified audio system

Battery 71Wh 4-cell lithium-polymer battery 70Wh 4-cell lithium-polymer battery
AC Adapter Output: 19.5V, 230W   Input: 100V-240V AC, 50Hz/60Hz Output: 19V, 90W   Input: 100V-240V AC, 50Hz/60Hz
Dimensions 359 x 246 x 24 mm 323 x 223 x 19 mm
Weight 2.5kg 1.8kg

 

Pricing and Availability

ASUS ZenBook Pro Duo is priced at PhP199,995 (i9 variant) and PhP169,995 (i7 variant) respectively, while the ZenBook Duo will retail for PhP84,995 (i7 variant) and PhP74,995 (i5 variant) respectively. ZenBook Pro Duo is now available in stores, while the ZenBook Duo is set to hit shelves sometime next month.

Author

Emman has been writing technical and feature articles since 2010. Prior to this, he became one of the instructors at Asia Pacific College in 2008, and eventually landed a job as Business Analyst and Technical Writer at Integrated Open Source Solutions for almost 3 years.

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