While Lenovo’s Thinkpad X1 from 2020 and Asus Zenbook 17 Fold OLED have similar design, latter’s 17.3 inch flexible display is much greater impact. Being only of 3.9 lb(1.8 kg), the Zenbook 17 Fold is more portable. Zenbook’s long lasting battery makes it ideal for travelling too. Is it the best? Lets find out.
As mentioned earlier Zenbook 17’s design is quite similar to Thinkpad X1. It looks like larger and advanced version of X1. Zenbook 17 comes with the 17.3 inch foldable OLED display and magnetic keyboard which fits in the gap when folded in the half. We can use this as laptop, desktop or tablet.
Asus Zenbook 17 Fold OLED: Display
Asus Zenbook 17 Fold OLED have 17.3 inch display that can be folded into half. Equipped with 2590×1920 OLED touchscreen display, it displays rich, vibrant colours. According to Asus, this note can reach up to 500 nits of brightness. Unfortunately this notebook lacks high refresh rate.
Zenbook 17 fold has equipped intell’s 12th Gen i7 CPU which is best for everyday uses and light editing. I find this laptop to be really efficient and simple to use on a daily basis. Unfortunately, this laptop lacks a dedicated GPU, making it unable to play intensive games.
This laptop requires a lot of power due to its large and powerful display, so a 75Wh battery was included. While performing daily activities, I find it sufficient for an entire day. Additionally, the 65W fast charger charges the laptop swiftly.
The detachable keyboard on this laptop must be charged separately from the rest of the device, which is bothersome.
Asus Zenbook 17 Fold OLED Price
The price of the Zenbook 17 Fold is evident, which is the major reason why you should not buy one. The Asus Zenbook 17 Fold OLED costs $3499 or £3,299 , for the variant with the 12th Gen i7 processor, 16GB RAM, and a 1TB SSD.
Processor: Intel core i7-1250U
Display: 2560 x 1920 pixel OLED with 60 Hz refresh rate
GPU: Intel Iris Xe Graphics G7 80EUs
Memory: 16 GB
Weight: 3.9 lb(1.8 kg)
Pros and Cons
Good Battery Life
Outdated support tools