ASUS just announced that the world’s first 17.3-inch foldable OLED laptop, the Zenbook 17 Fold OLED (UX9702), will be available in Malaysia during the 4th Quarter of 2022. The Zenbook 17 Fold OLED is being said to be a futuristic device created in response to user’s desires to achieve the ideal balance between mobility and productivity in their modern 24/7 lifestyles. It also comes with a full-size ErgoSense Bluetooth keyboard and touchpad.
ASUS Zenbook 17 Fold OLED
Ultra-compact and light 12.5” Foldable OLED laptop unfolds to a versatile 17.3” device with 6 modes, weighing in at 1.5kg without keyboard.
The 6 modes of the Zenbook 17 fold OLED are the Desktop Mode, Laptop Mode (with Bluetooth keyboard), Laptop Mode (with virtual keyboard), Tablet Mode, Reader Mode or Extended Mode. Easy-to-use window management tools allow multiple split display configuration and flexible app layouts for enhanced productivity.
Built To Last
Precision-engineered stemless any-position 180° hinge mechanism designed to endure at least 30,000 open/close cycles; all-day 75Wh battery.
Speakers that maximise volume to be up to 3.5X louder than a standard amplifier, a display that is certified for realistic HDR visuals.
Zenbook 17 Fold OLED is designed to deliver a truly immersive audio and visual experience, starting with its 60 Hz / 0.2 ms 17.3-inch 2.5K foldable OLED (FOLED) touchscreen5. This display is Dolby Vision certified for realistic HDR visuals, PANTONE® Validated for color accuracy, and has a cinema- grade 100% DCI-P3 color gamut for vivid colours. It’s also TÜV Rheinland certified for low blue-light emissions and flicker-free operation, making it easy on the eyes during long viewing sessions.
User-detection technology with HD IR camera; 5 MP AI webcam with ASUS 3DNR; auto screen brightness and colour temperature.
The HD infrared (IR) camera not only allows for a fast face login, it also detects when the user moves away from the laptop, dimming the screen to preserve battery life. When the user returns, the screen is brightened and the laptop is rapidly unlocked.
12th Gen Intel® CoreTM i7 CPU; Intel® Iris® Xe GPU; Intel® WiFi 6E; 75 Wh battery; 2 USB-C® ThunderboltTM 4 ports.
The Zenbook 17 Fold OLED can be charged quickly with most USB-C chargers or power banks. It’s easy to connect the laptop to peripherals by using the two USB-C Thunderbolt 4 ports.
Pricing and Availabilty
ASU’s Zenbook 17 Fold OLED (UX9702) will be available in Malaysia in Q4 of 2022 and is currently being priced at RM14,999. Check out their website for more information.