- Tilting ScreenPad™ Plus: 14″ and 12.6″ full-width secondary touchscreens with auto-tilt mechanism, ScreenXpert 2 software with new Control Panel creative tool
- Next-level productivity: Latest 11th Gen Intel Core CPU, NVidia® GeForce® MX450 GPU and ASUS Intelligent Performance Technology (AIPT) for heavyweight performance.
- Work on the go: 9mm thin, weight 1.6kg with up to amazing 17 hours battery life for all-day productivity
Singapore, 5th February, 2021 — ASUS today announces the latest 14-inch ZenBook Duo 14(UX482) in Singapore. The new two-screen laptop introduce 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.
The ZenBook Duo 14 (UX482) offers many of the benefits and features of its larger but with a 12.6-inch ScreenPad Plus and a more compact form factor that’s designed to enable the ultimate mobile productivity. The lightweight ZenBook Duo 14 (UX482) is a mere 16.9 mm thin, is powered by 11th Generation Intel Core processors, and offers up to 17 hours battery life[i] for all-day autonomy.
Tilting ScreenPad Plus
The ZenBook Duo 14 (UX482) with titling ScreenPad Plus
The ZenBook Duo 14 (UX482) introduces a new tilting ScreenPad Plus design that adds a new dimension to on-the-go computing. This full-width secondary touchscreen — which has a resolution of 1920 x 515 and a higher brightness of 400 nits — automatically tilts upwards by up to 7°, 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, and both displays support the latest 4096-pressure-level devices including the bundled ASUS Pen.
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.
ASUS ScreenPad Plus with customisable Control Panel
The ScreenXpert 2 also premieres the exciting new Control Panel, a fully-customisable app that will revolutionise 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. Four 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.
Ultimate Mobile Productivity
The ZenBook Duo 14 (UX482) is powered by an 11th Generation Intel Core i7 processor, with multiple cores and paired with 16 GB RAM to make light work of cross-screen workflows using the 12.6-inch ScreenPad Plus and the main display. Ultrafast storage with a 1 TB PCIe 3.0 x4 SSD helps accelerate any workflow and optimize productivity. The ZenBook Duo 14 (UX482) also features ASUS Intelligent Performance Technology (AIPT), which works with the 11th Gen Intel processors to intelligently boost performance: using Performance mode, users can enjoy a performance boost of up to 40%[ii] compared to a similar standard laptop. The ZenBook Duo 14 (UX482) incorporates the AAS Plus thermal system, the new Active Aerodynamic System Plus (AAS Plus) uses the ErgoLift hinge mechanism and tilting ScreenPad Plus to increase overall cooling airflow by 36%.
With the discrete NVIDIA GeForce® MX450 graphics, the ZenBook Duo 14 (UX482) delivers silky-smooth visuals for multitasking users, supercharging photo- and video-editing tasks. Casual content creators will love the effortless on-the-go visual power that ZenBook Duo 14 (UX482) provides.
For easy connections to peripherals, the ZenBook Duo 14 (UX482) has comprehensive high-performance I/O capabilities including a pair of the latest Thunderbolt™ 4 USB-C ports. These support Power Delivery and DisplayPort and the 40 Gbps bandwidth lets users connect an external 8K display or two 4K UHD displays, the ZenBook Duo 14 (UX482) also includes WiFi 6 enhanced with ASUS WiFi Master Premium technology.
AVAILABILITY & PRICING
The ASUS ZenBook Duo 14 (UX482) will be retailing from $2,598 starting from today, and will be available at ASUS Exclusive Store, ASUS Online Store and all authorised retailers.
|Store||Address||Operating Hours||Contact Number|
|ASUS Exclusive Store||200 Victoria St, #03-03/04, Singapore 188021||Monday – Sunday: 11.00am – 8.00 pm||6338 6993|
[i] Battery life test configuration: i5-1135G7, 8GB Memory, 1W FHD Display, 512G SSD, 70Whr. Battery tests conducted by ASUS in Oct 2020 using MobileMark® 2018. Test settings: Wi-Fi enabled, display brightness set to 200nits. Actual battery life may vary depending on product configuration, usage, operational conditions and power management settings. Battery life will decrease over the lifetime of the battery.
[ii] The 40% performance increase is compared to a 3D Mark TimeSpy multicore score of an 11th generation CPU at fixed 15W TDP. Data is from ASUS internal laboratories.