ASUS ZenBook Duo 2-in-1 14” FHD NanoEdge Touch Laptop with ScreenPad Plus, UX481FL-XS74T Review

ASUS ZenBook Duo 2-in-1 14” FHD NanoEdge Laptop with ScreenPad Plus

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Celestial blue ASUS ZenBook Duo (UX481FL-XS74T) is a 2-In-1 laptop with a 14-inch NanoEdge bezel glossy Full HD display with the touch function and the innovative ScreenPad Plus. It comes with the technical specs of Intel i7-10510U processor, NVIDIA MX250 graphics card, 1TB PCIe SSD, 16GB LPDDR3 memory, and Windows 10 Pro version.

The tenth generation quad core Intel i7-10510U processor (8M cache, 4 cores & 8 threads) was first released in the quarter 2 of 2019. It runs at a base speed of 1.8GHz up to an impressive 4.9GHz with the turbo boost function. The typical Thermal Design Power is 15 watts for less power consumption and an extended battery life. The average Passmark benchmark score is 7350 at the moment for an advanced processing power to handle daily and demanding tasks and heavy multitasking.

16GB LPDDR3 RAM is great for running different applications at the same time without any delays or freezing. 16GB RAM is soldered on the board and there are no RAM slots available. You have the very fast and ample storage with the 1TB PCIe NVMe SSD if you have a lot of files to save. Connectivity options include the Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) 802.11ax wireless with Gig+, Bluetooth, an HDMI output, a USB Type-C port, 2 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 ports, a MicroSD Card Reader, and an audio jack. There is no optical drive and is easy to get a cheap one and connect wirelessly or via USB. With a number of modern connectivity ports you do not have to walk around with a dongle like you may with the modern MacBooks.

Pantone validated Full HD 4-way NanoEdge display is frameless on all sides and has the multi- touch functionality. The picture quality is very good with the very vibrant colors with deep blacks. The ScreenPad Plus is a 12.6″ matte touch display to let you multitask efficiently. It lets you split your windows and applications or extend the main display. The sound quality is great when you’re listening to music or watching videos. It has an integrated IR camera for using the facial recognition asus zenbook duo 2-in-1sign-in with Windows Hello. This IR cam also functions as a regular webcam. Intel UHD 620 is the built in graphics card on this system and is the same as the previous Intel HD 620 for basic games, video streaming and web browsing.

You’ll get an ASUS active Stylus pen, removable palm rest and sleeve included with your purchase. There is no slot or placeholder for the Stylus pen on this laptop. Asus Zenbook Duo 2-in-1 Laptop weighs 3.5 pounds and measures 12.7 x 8.78 x 0.78 inches- is lightweight, slim and portable. The ErgoLift design offers enhanced, more comfortable typing experience with a 5.5-degree tilt if you especially type for many hours. The numpad- numeric pad is built into the touchpad just like on the Pro Duo model. The build quality is very good and feels very sturdy with no flexing on the keyboard section or the display. A power adapter, a user manual and a warranty card are included in the box. We are more than happy to recommend this machine if you’re on the market for a powerful touchscreen laptop. You’ll also get a year of Asus ADP- Accidental Damage Protection that will protect you from electrical surges, drops and liquid spills.

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