At a special event in Delhi, ASUS took to the stage to introduce the next evolution of computing with the ZenBook Pro Duo series. At the event, ASUS unveiled its dual-display laptop range that boasts the ZenBook Pro Duo (UX581) and the ZenBook Duo (UX481). The former model starts at Rs 2,09,990 while the UX481 will set you back by Rs 89,990. ASUS has now brought the 10th Gen Core processors to the ZenBook 13, ZenBook 14 and ZenBook 15 and they are priced at Rs 84,990, Rs 84,990 and Rs 1,24,990, respectively. Surprisingly, ASUS also launched the VivoBook S431 at Rs 54,990 along with the VivoBook S532 at Rs 69,990.
While announcing its new ZenBook Pro Duo series, ASUS stated that it has ushered in a fresh form factor for laptops that come with both a keyboard and an additional touch screen for input. Arnold Su, Head of Consumer Notebooks and ROG Business, Asus India, said, “The need for the industry to evolve with the changing times necessitates innovation. As one amongst the industry incumbents, we realised it was both an opportunity and responsibility for us to push the envelope, disrupt the status quo, and come up with a magnificent offering.”
As far as specifications go, the ZenBook Pro Duo comes with an Intel Core i9-9980HK processor and a GeForce GTX 2060 GPU. It comes loaded with a 4K ASUS ScreenPad Plus that works in conjunction with the primary 4K display. The slightly lower-end ZenBook Duo with an Intel Core i7-10510U processor, GeForce MX250 GPU comes fitted with a 1920p ASUS ScreenPad Plus that works seamlessly with the primary 1080p FHD LCD display. The Pro Duo variant comes with a 4K UHD NanoEdge OLED HDR display and a frameless design on all four sides that feature super-slim bezels. ASUS claims that the OLED touchscreen comes with cinema-grade 100 per cent DCI-P3 colour gamut and an incredible 100000:1 contrast ratio. Apart from this, it boasts an impressive 85 per cent screen-to-body ratio.
The ZenBook Duo, on the other hand, comes with a 1080p FHD display a frameless design with a whopping 90 per cent screen-to-body ratio. Su went on to state, “The latest offerings by the brand is going to empower India's creative individuals -- content creators, editors, in addition to passionate gamers and corporate clan, to de-clutter from myriad screens and unlock efficiencies through a singular, integrated offering.”...