ASUS has announced the latest laptop in the premium ZenBook series, the 15.6-inch ZenBook Pro Duo 15 OLED (UX582). An evolution of the previous UX581, the tilting ASUS ScreenPad Plus, a full-width secondary touchscreen with a new auto-tilt mechanism that improves readability, aids cooling, and works seamlessly with the main display for effortless multitasking and creativity. ZenBook Pro Duo 15 OLED delivers flagship performance with 10th Generation Intel Core i9 processor. Equipped with an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 laptop GPU, it benefits from all the advancements of NVIDIA Studio for creators.
For easy connections to peripherals, ZenBook Pro Duo 15 OLED has comprehensive high-performance I/O capabilities, including two ultrafast Thunderbolt 3 USB-C ports supporting up to 40 Gbps data-transfer rates along with Power Delivery and DisplayPort functionality. These ports allow the user to connect an additional 8K external display or two 4K UHD displays. The connectivity brings the user’s visual experience to the next level.
ZenBook Pro Duo 15 OLED is powered by up to a high-performance Intel Core i9 processor, an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 laptop GPU and 32 GB RAM storage to make light work of demanding cross-screen workflows using the 14-inch 4K UHD ScreenPad Plus — which now has an improved brightness of 400 nits — and the main display. Ultrafast storage with a 1 TB PCIe 3.0 x4 SSD helps accelerate any creative workflow and optimize productivity. ZenBook Pro Duo 15 OLED is one of the first NVIDIA Studio laptops with NVIDIA GeForce RTX 30 Series laptop GPUs — NVIDIA’s second-generation RTX architecture that offers GPU acceleration for ray tracing, artificial intelligence, and video encoding that allows artists to create in record time.
The 4K OLED HDR NanoEdge touchscreen in ZenBook Pro Duo 15 OLED has a frameless four-sided slim-bezel design with a 93% screen-to-body ratio that maximizes screen space. The brilliant OLED display technology delivers ultra-vivid colors and deep blacks, with a 1,000,000:1 contrast ratio, facts confirmed by the display’s VESA DisplayHDR True Black 500 certification. Superb color accuracy for graphics professionals is ensured by the PANTONE Validated certification, and ZenBook Pro Duo 15 OLED also has an exceptionally wide color gamut with 100% DCI-P3 coverage. TÜV Rheinland-certified eye care ensures low blue-light levels to protect the user’s eyes during long content-creation sessions.
ZenBook Pro Duo 15 OLED with a tilting ScreenPad Plus design that adds a new dimension to on-the-go computing. This full-width secondary touchscreen — which has a resolution of 3840 x 1100 and a higher brightness of 400 nits — automatically tilts upwards by up to 9.5°, reducing glare and reflections for improved readability. It makes working with the main four-sided frameless NanoEdge display even more seamless, with endless ways to optimize and personalize workflows. When the laptops are placed on the supplied Duo Stand, the tilted display sits at a stylus-friendly angle.
The upgraded Screen Xpert 2 software that powers ScreenPad Plus includes a collection of new and updated built-in apps to help boost productivity, such as the new Window Flick feature that allows users to simply flick windows between displays. The popular Task Group app has an updated design, so users can see their Task Groups at a glance, and lock into work modes instantly by launching multiple apps with a single tap. ScreenXpert 2 also premieres the exciting new Control Panel, a fully-customizable app that will revolutionize creative workflows. Control Panels gives the user precise and intuitive control in creative apps, with intuitive controls for adjusting brush size, saturation, layer opacity, and much more.
The high-tech magnesium-aluminium alloy that’s used to construct ZenBook Pro Duo 15 OLED helps reduce its weight by 100 g. It’s finished in Celestial Blue, a future-inspired colour with a sophisticated air of timeless innovation. The lid features an eye-catching asymmetric version of the iconic Zen-inspired spun-metal finish: an intriguing design detail that gives ZenBook Pro Duo 15 OLED a totally unmistakable identity. Wide, mirror-finished diamond-cut edges reflect your surroundings to add a subtle touch of ambient style: in effect, you control how your laptop looks.
The ASUS ZenBook Duo (UX582) will be available in the UAE at Sharaf DG, Emax, Amazon, AL Ershad and Computronic for AED 11,999.