Task Group lets users lock instantly into work mode by opening multiple tasks with a single touch. Stash your email, Twitter feed, and financial tickers on the ScreenPad while you work on a spreadsheet on the primary display. This can occur in more extreme cases such as when the same high contrast image is continuously displayed for prolonged periods of time. Though the Duos look sleek, those displays add quite a bit of weight -- the Pro Duo is about 5. Duo it again The ScreenPad Plus doubles down on our belief that the secret to getting more done is an auxiliary display. This feature was not available on any of the demo units I saw, all of which are early models and clearly not close to the finished article. To complete its premium design, the ZenBook Edition 30 also comes with rose gold anodized diamond-cut edges, an 18-karat rose gold-plated logo on the lid, and special premium accessories, including a pearl white mouse, a faux leather box and mouse pad, and genuine leather sleeve.
Asus touts the Duo as the ultimate , which means it'll likely have support for Adobe programs and those of a similar ilk. The pain point may well be price. The addition of the Screenpad Plus in the system is yet another factor that makes it stand out of the lot in the market. This year, Asus claims that the hardware is even more efficient, delivering 2. You can also extend a window in the main screen to the secondary one, so for instance your Facebook feed will scroll down from one screen to the next. » Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide. Switch the position of the open apps on the main display and ScreenPad Plus by tapping the Task Swap icon or pressing the Task Swap hotkey.
The latest launched Laptops are priced on the basis of international offerings without including shipment costs and taxes. Asus has also updated the smaller ScreenPads in its standard ZenBook and VivoBook models with the ScreenPad 2. Tap the App Navigator icon to view all open apps on ScreenPad Plus. A tailored mix of superior hardware — including smart amplifier technology that delivers louder sound with no distortion — and finely tuned software gives you sound like no other laptop. Mobile displays Asus also unveiled a portable 15. Product specifications may differ from country to country. Along with the ScreenPad Plus and an under-the-hood overhaul, subtle changes to the chassis emphasize our focus on performance.
The Pro Duo incorporates Asus' steepest ergolift hinge to date, 7 degrees. The touchpad is predominantly amazing for the cursor controls and can be used without any issues because of the well integrated software in the system. Also, none of the ZenBook Pro Duo models I saw appeared to let you control the brightness of the second screen. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors. Ultrabook, Celeron, Celeron Inside, Core Inside, Intel, Intel Logo, Intel Atom, Intel Atom Inside, Intel Core, Intel Inside, Intel Inside Logo, Intel vPro, Itanium, Itanium Inside, Pentium, Pentium Inside, vPro Inside, Xeon, Xeon Phi, and Xeon Inside are trademarks of Intel Corporation or its subsidiaries in the U.
Outside of being slimmer, lighter, and more powerful, our computers look largely unchanged from nearly three decades ago. Weighing just under 1kg, the laptop features a 10-point multitouch display that supports gestures. With ZenBook Pro Duo and the bundled stylus — or your favorite active stylus — you can really let your creativity flow. It can even remember what you like to keep down below and what needs the breathing room up top. It comes with an infrared camera along with the Windows Home which makes login customized and one of a kind. Please refer to specification pages for full details. Instead of resting your wrists on the laptop itself, your hands hang off the edge, just like they would on a regular keyboard.
We'll find out for sure when we eventually review this promising laptop. To make room for the ScreenPad Plus, we had to rethink traditional laptop layout. It also has a 89% screen to body ration, thus making it an even better option with a wider display. This product isn't available yet. Changing between tools is as easy as adjusting your gaze and tapping what you need on the touchscreen right above your keyboard. Maximize your viewing experience by dragging an app onto the ViewMax icon to view it on the main display and ScreenPad Plus.
This is also expected behavior and can include effects such as image persistence or burn-in, where the display shows a faint remnant of an image even after a new image appears on the screen. The brand new Celestial Blue color draws its inspiration from the future, and gives ZenBook Pro Duo a sophisticated air of timeless innovation. Both multitouch displays support stylus input, but ScreenPad Plus gives you a superbly ergonomic and stable platform for writing or drawing. The trackpad shifts over to the right, which is a more natural position anyway. The seamless interface allows the user to have a very seamless experience while operating it.
This can occur in more extreme cases such as when the same high contrast image is continuously displayed for prolonged periods of time. Both models feature second displays which are roughly half the size of the main panel. Rather than edit on one screen and dock all your tools on a second monitor way off to the left or right, it places them right below your line of sight, just a couple of inches away, and still in your field of vision. It is perfect for something as trivial as a presentation to something as heavy duty as that of the online game streaming. And with two screens running simultaneously, expect the battery life to return average results. On the other hand, if your typical multi-tasking is limited to a few browser tabs and a music app, there's really no need to put up with the compromises that the Pro Duo necessitates.
Pricing and availability for both models were not immediately available. Speaking of the main display, which is a 15. Drag your live-streaming windows onto ScreenPad Plus without interrupting the main game display. I like the way you work it A change in routine can be jarring, but the ScreenPad Plus is designed to emulate and enhance your existing multi-window workflow rather than disrupt it. Asus ZenBook Pro Duo release date — when is the ZenBook Duo going on sale? The sacrifices to achieve that include the elimination of palm rests, a slightly crammed keyboard and the touchpad being shifted to the right. This is reminiscent of its gaming laptops, where the touchpad placement has been conspicuous to say the least. In the middle, the rest everything else on the box is written in Chinese.
Actual figures may vary in real-world situations. This makes the voice control a lot easier and managed. Rather than the glossy gold or silver that usually adorn the edges of our premium laptops, the ZenBook is trimmed with subtle pewter grey that accents its angular edges and shows off the new futuristic look. On the outside, the color manifests as an inky black that shines a blue-green when it catches the light. Integrates eight processor cores clocked at 2.