Asus ZenBook Flip 14 UX461UN

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Well, no particular person may accuse Asus of holding as soon as extra at its IFA 2017 press occasion after it launched dozens of present or up to date PCs, elements and peripherals.

Many of the launched updates to its laptops have been merely a matter of upgrading present fashions to Intel’s new eighth-gen Core i-series processors (Kaby Lake R), together with the ZenBook Flip S, the world’s thinnest and positively one in every of many lightest two-in-one laptops. That was joined by the solely new ZenBook Flip 14 (UX461) that Asus talked about is the world’s thinnest two-in-one laptop computer pc laptop with displaycrete graphics. It’s solely 13.9mm thick (0.55 inches) and weighing merely 1.4 kg (3.1 lbs), however has an eighth-gen Core i7 quad-core CPU, 16GB of reminiscence, Nvidia GeForce MX150 graphics and a 512GB PCIe x4 solid-state drive.

The Asus ZenBook Flip 14. 


The ZenBook Flip 15 (UX561) takes that effectivity a step additional by together with an Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 GPU and as so much as a 2TB HDD and 512GB SSD. Both the ZenBook Flip 14 and 15 have NanoEdge displays, which is Asus’ methodology of letting you perceive the physique all through the screens is supersmall. The Flip 14 is available on the market with a full HD touchscreen, whereas the 15 may need various full HD or 4K UHD resolutions. No pricing or availability was launched, however you presumably may be taught additional particulars about them and siqn up for updates on Asus’ website online.

The new Asus Mixed Reality headset. 


If you are not instantly impressed by processor upgrades, it is worth noting that Intel’s says the eighth-gen Core i-series CPUs rise as a lot as 40 p.c sooner effectivity than their seventh-gen counterparts. The effectivity soar is ample to permit for some digital actuality experiences.

To that finish, Asus furthermore debuted its contribution to the Windows Mixed Reality headset market. Like its rivals, the design is light-weight at about 14.1 ounces (400 g) and balanced to take strain off the nostril and cheeks. It furthermore makes use of inside-out monitoring with two built-in front-facing monitoring cameras with six-degrees-of-freedom (6DoF) place monitoring, which primarily means you do not want to rearrange any wall or desk sensors prior to chances are you’ll begin utilizing it. Again, no US pricing or availability was launched, however the European value is €449, which converts to $535, £415 and AU$675. That’s pricey, however contains controllers.

Of course, the gaming pleasing did not start and finish with the WMR headset. Asus confirmed off its present gaming laptop computer pc laptop, desktop, motherboard and current lineups, nevertheless furthermore threw in a pair new selections for good measure The ROG Chimera laptop computer pc laptop and ROG Strix XG35VQ 35-inch curved monitor.

The ROG Chimera gaming laptop computer pc laptop is a beast. 


Asus claims the Chimera is the world’s first gaming laptop computer pc laptop with an ultra-responsive 144Hz wide-view current and a 7ms gray-to-gray response time, “delivering smooth and seamless visuals never seen before on a laptop.” And naturally it has the elements inside to make having such a present show worthwhile just like an unlocked Intel Core i7-7820HK processor and Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 graphics.

The laptop computer pc laptop furthermore helps Xbox Play Anywhere and Xbox Wireless, so that you just presumably can hook up Xbox gear to the PC with out adapters or the necessity to alter controllers when shifting from console to PC or vice versa.

And should you are questioning “why would I want to games on a 17-inch laptop display?”, Asus furthermore launched the model new ROG Strix XG35VQ, a curved 35-inch UWQHD (3,440×1,440 pixel) curved monitor with a 100Hz refresh fee, Adaptive-Sync expertise and a 219 aspect ratio. The current furthermore has Aura Sync lighting which can be synced with in-game audio together with with Aura Sync-enabled PC elements, keyboards and mice.

Pricing and availability was not launched.

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