ASUS Announce its New Zenbook 14 Flip OLED
Mike Sanders / 3 months ago
ASUS has announced the launch of its brand new Zenbook 14 Flip OLED (UP3404), the latest and most powerful 14-inch model in its premium thin-and-light convertible Zenbook Flip series. The elegant and versatile Zenbook 14 Flip OLED offers new levels of performance from its 13th Gen Intel Core processors, Intel Iris Xe integrated graphics, up to 1 TB PCIe SSD, 16 GB of RAM and a long-lasting 75 Wh battery. For easy I/O, there are two Thunderbolt 4 ports, a USB 3.2 Type-A port, and an HDMI 2.1 (TMDS) port. Fast and stable WiFi 6E (802.11ax) ensures reliable wireless connectivity.
ASUS Zenbook 14 Flip OLED
Superb visuals are provided by the enlarged 14-inch 16:10 2.8K OLED touchscreen, which is PANTONE Validated and has a 100% DCI-P3 gamut. It’s also TÜV-certified for eye care and supports an optional ASUS Pen 2.0 MPP 2.0 stylus. The compact Zenbook 14 Flip OLED is just 15.9 mm thin and weighs only 1.5 kg, with a 360° any-position hinge. Thoughtful design features include an ambient light colour sensor that automatically adjusts brightness and colour temperature, and enables adaptive dimming to help maintain OLED display longevity. There’s also an IR camera for fast face login.
The full-size ASUS ErgoSense keyboard and touchpad offer unrivalled typing comfort, and the optional ASUS NumberPad 2.0 makes data entry easy. The powerful Harman Kardon-certified audio system features multi-dimensional Dolby Atmos sound, along with AI noise-cancelling technology for crystal-clear conference calls.
ASUS is committed to protecting the earth, and so Zenbook 14 Flip OLED uses 30% post-consumer recycled (PCR) plastics and 100% recyclable packaging. Its energy efficiency also outperforms the ENERGY STAR standard. To ensure durability, the laptop is tested to the strictest MIL-STD-810 US military-grade standard.
Even more performance
Powering Zenbook 14 Flip OLED is up to the latest 13th Gen Intel Core i7 processor, teamed with Intel Iris Xe graphics and up to 16 GB of fast RAM. Up to a 1 TB PCIe 4.0 x4 SSD ensures plenty of ultrafast storage. With Zenbook 14 Flip OLED, users can tackle any task, wherever they are—in the office, at home or on the road—and enjoy all the performance they need for any situation.
The long-lasting 75 Wh battery features ASUS USB-C Easy Charge for convenient easy charging, and fast-charge technology allows it to be topped up to 60% in as little as 49 minutes.
For connecting the latest devices and peripherals, there are two Thunderbolt 4 USB-C ports as well as a USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A port. The HDMI 2.1 port supports external displays, and there’s a convenient 3.5 mm audio combo jack.
The WiFi 6E in Zenbook 14 Flip OLED is enhanced with ASUS WiFi Master Premium technology, including the WiFi SmartConnect feature in the MyASUS app that automatically selects the best WiFi source, so Zenbook 14 Flip OLED connects seamlessly to the best WiFi signal and known mobile hotspots. Additionally, Task First allows users to easily prioritize tasks or distribute bandwidth evenly between tasks.
More versatile, more elegant
Zenbook 14 Flip OLED is effortlessly portable and endlessly versatile, with a 15.9 mm-thin profile, a weight of just 1.5 kg, and a robust precision-engineered 360° any-position hinge. The elegant new design incorporates the ASUS monogram design on the lid, and the laptop is available in a choice of two sophisticated colours: Ponder Blue and Foggy Silver.
Thoughtful user-centric design is a key feature of ASUS laptops, and Zenbook 14 Flip OLED offers an outstanding user experience. For unrivalled typing comfort, the ASUS ErgoSense keyboard is engineered to perfection, with a full-size 19.05 mm key pitch, 1.4 mm key travel and 0.1 mm keycap relief. An anti-fingerprint and hydrophobic coating make the ASUS ErgoSense touchpad comfortable and easy to clean.
An ambient light colour sensor gives the laptop the ability to automatically adjust the brightness and colour temperature of the display to provide the best images in any lighting conditions. The ASUS AiSense IR FHD camera has presence-detection features that enable adaptive dimming, a feature that dims the screen if the user moves away or looks away from the screen. This forms part of the ASUS OLED Care features that maximise the longevity of the OLED display.
The AI-powered camera also supports ASUS 3D Noise Reduction technology to ensure that video noise is always minimized in video calls. Additionally, AI noise-cancelling technology ensures that conference audio is always crystal clear, regardless of how many people are present. An immersive, multi-dimensional audio experience is provided by the Harman Kardon-certified Dolby Atmos sound system.
More exciting visuals
The 14-inch 2.8K 90 Hz OLED slim-bezel NanoEdge touchscreen on Zenbook 14 Flip OLED has an expansive 16:10 aspect ratio that enlarges the visual workspace, and provides an 87% screen-to-body ratio. Users can enjoy stunningly vivid and detailed visuals, with DisplayHDR True Black 500 certification for the deepest blacks, industry-standard Pantone Validated colour fidelity and a cinema-grade 100% DCI-P3 colour gamut for ultra-vivid colours. It’s also TÜV Rheinland-certified for eye care, so the user’s eyes won’t get as tired, even during marathon viewing sessions.
For natural and intuitive creative input, the display also supports the optional ASUS Pen 2.0 stylus, which offers 4096 pressure levels and comes with four interchangeable tips that mimic different pencil hardnesses. It supports USB-C charging and Bluetooth shortcuts via a dedicated button.
Sustainable and durable
The ASUS commitment to protecting the earth while delivering the best products to its users is reflected in the design of Zenbook 14 Flip OLED. The device uses 30% PCR plastics, and the packaging is now 100% recyclable. The energy consumption has been reduced to outperform the ENERGY STAR power-efficiency standard by up to 30%.
A longer laptop lifespan also reduces long-term waste, so Zenbook 14 Flip OLED is strictly tested to ensure its durability, using the latest MIL-STD-810H US military-grade standard, with up to 12 test methods and 26 individual tests—the industry’s most stringent testing regime.
Where Can I Learn More?
At the time of writing ASUS has not confirmed any specific regional release dates for its new Zenbook 14 Flip OLED nor how much we should expect it to cost when it does hit retailers. – If you would, however, like to learn more about this and other ASUS product announcements being made at CES 2023, click on the link here!
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