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Asus refreshes Zenbook Pro 16X and Asus Zenbook Pro 14 Duo

Asus came to renew its zenbook laptop lineup for the year 2022. The two biggest models announced are: zenbook Pro 16X and Asus Zenbook Pro Duo 14. The first is the most powerful in the range with a 12th gen Intel Core i9 12900H processor and an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 GPU; and the second has a dual display including a 2.8K 120Hz OLED display and a 12.7-inch 120Hz touchscreen.

Zenbook Pro 16X, the most powerful model and for creatives

Defined as the “most powerful Zenbook of all time”, the Asus Zenbook Pro 16X OLED (UX7602) is the new model ready for creatives. Weighing 2.4 kg and with a thickness of 16.9 mm, this laptop features a 12th generation Intel processor (Core i7 or i9 H series) coupled with 32 GB of RAM and 2 TB SSD maximum, as well as an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 graphics card. To ensure performance at the height, a steam chamber cooling system is present.

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In terms of display, the Zenbook Pro 16X OLED from Asus has a 16-inch OLED touch screen with a definition of 3840 x 2400 pixels, a contrast of 1,000,000:1 and a maximum brightness of 550 nits. This panel is also compatible with HDR and Dolby Vision.

For typing, a new Asus Dial physical rotator controller is part of the game, a tilting RGB backlit keyboard as well as a trackpad enlarged compared to the previous generation. On the audio side, this model is entitled to a Dolby Atmos sound system signed Harman Kardon with 6 speakers.

Finally, Wi-Fi 6E and Bleutooth 5.2 are in the game; and the connectivity of the laptop is as follows: two Thunderbolt 4 USB-C ports, a USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type A, an HDMI 2.1 port, an SD card reader and a 3.5 mm jack.

Zenbook Pro Duo 14, an improved dual display

Now let’s move on to the new Zenbook Pro Duo 14 from Asus. This generation benefits from improved display quality with a 14.5-inch OLED main touchscreen with a definition of 2880 by 1800 pixels, a refresh rate of 120 Hz, an improved peak brightness of 500 nits, PANTONE-certified color accuracy, a 100% DCI-P3 cinema-quality color gamut, as well as TÜV Rheinland certified eye protection; and a 12.7-inch secondary display with a definition of 2880 x 864 pixels.

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Regarding performance, the Asus Zenbook Pro Duo 14 is equipped with a 12th generation Intel processor (Core i5, i7 or i9 H series) and an Nvidia GeForce RTX 3050 Ti graphics card coupled with up to 32 GB of RAM and 2 TB of SSD storage.

Both computers will be available in Q3 2022 with a price of €2,999 for the ASUS Zenbook Pro 16X OLED (UX7602) and €2,099 for the ASUS Zenbook Pro 14 Duo OLED (UX8402).

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