Asus has a diversified its laptop lineup for creators with tons of products and among them, its Pro Duo series has to be one of the favorites for everyone. Today, at CES 2021, Asus has upgraded its ZenBook Duo 14 laptop with the latest 11th Gen Intel Tiger Lake processors with Intel Xe graphics, now certified with Intel EVO badge.
So, although you still have those extraordinary dual displays, you can still expect great productivity without sacrificing battery life. With the latest hardware, you get a color accurate, beautiful display, and then there’s the secondary for your multitasking convinience.
ASUS ZenBook Duo 14 (UX482) is a 14-inch Intel Evo™-verified laptop that features ASUS ScreenPad Plus, the secondary touchscreen that works seamlessly with the main FHD NanoEdge display for effortless multitasking. ZenBook Duo 14 packs heavyweight performance into its slim, 16.9-mm profile with a powerful combination of 11th Generation Intel Core processors and Intel Iris® Xe graphics or the option of NVIDIA GeForce® MX450 discrete graphics.
It also features ASUS Intelligent Performance Technology, which works with the 11th Generation Intel processors to optimize performance: using Performance mode, users can enjoy a performance boost of up to 40% compared to a similar standard laptop.
With the same auto-tilt mechanism as UX582, the secondary display on ZenBook Duo 14 is tilted by 7° for improved readability and to reduce potential glare. The laptop provides a superbly immersive viewing experience, offering ultraslim bezels, an expansive 93% screen-to-body ratio, and a four-sided frameless NanoEdge display that is super-bright at up to 400 cd/m2.
ZenBook Duo 14 is PANTONE Validated for professional-grade color accuracy and offers a wide 100% sRGB color gamut. It is also TÜV Rheinland-certified for low blue light, so it is comfortable to use for long productivity sessions.
Battery life has been boosted to an exceptional 17 hours for all-day productivity. A USB-C Easy Charge feature offers versatile charging from either a USB-C Power Delivery-certified or any standard USB-C charger.
For easy connections to peripherals, ZenBook Duo 14 has comprehensive high-performance I/O connectivity, including a pair of the latest Thunderbolt™ 4 USB-C ports. These support Power Delivery and DisplayPort, and the 40 Gbps bandwidth enables users to connect an external 8K display or two 4K UHD displays. ZenBook Duo 14 also features WiFi 6 (802.11ax) that is enhanced with ASUS WiFi Master Premium technology.
Also Asus has given a short info on how you can use both the ZenBook Pro Duo 15 OLED and ZenBook Duo 14 for an evolved user experience:
Both ASUS ZenBook Pro Duo 15 OLED (UX582) and ZenBook Duo 14 (UX482) feature upgraded ScreenXpert 2 software, which introduces powerful and intuitive new features to streamline workflows.
Both models also premiere ASUS Control Panel, a fully customizable app on ScreenPad Plus that revolutionizes creative workflows. ASUS Control Panel gives users precise and intuitive control of creative apps, including brush-size adjustment, saturation, layer opacity and more. Control Panel currently works with Adobe Photoshop, Lightroom Classic, Premiere Pro and After Effects, and compatibility will be expanded in the near future.
The stylus included with ZenBook Pro Duo 15 OLED and ZenBook Duo 14 enables yet another layer of interactivity for users, and ScreenPad Plus provides high-precision 4096 pressure-level stylus support for an ideal writing or drawing platform.
To ensure exceptional performance, ZenBook Pro Duo 15 OLED and ZenBook Duo 14 are engineered with the new Active Aerodynamic System Plus (AAS Plus), which uses the ErgoLift hinge and auto-tilting ScreenPad Plus to increase overall cooling airflow by up to 49%.