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New OLED lineup pushes the boundaries with groundbreaking designs, extreme performance, and premium durability
- ASUS’ comprehensive OLED lineup is now becoming available in Australia, combining distinctive designs, latest-gen performance and stunning displays
- Zenbook 17 Fold OLED | Pricing and local availability coming soon
- Zenbook 14X OLED Space Edition | AUD$2,499 | Available now
- Zenbook 14 OLED | From AUD$1,899 | OLED model available soon; non-OLED, non-touch IPS version available now
- Zenbook Pro 16X OLED | Pricing and local availability to come soon
- Zenbook Pro 14 Duo OLED | AUD$3,799 | Available from beginning of September
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA, 31 August 2022 — ASUS has today announced its latest lifestyle lineup which is soon available in Australia, making it the most comprehensive lineup of OLED devices available in the market.
With the Zenbook 17 Fold OLED, Zenbook 14X OLED Space Edition, Zenbook 14X OLED, Zenbook Pro 16X OLED, Zenbook Pro 14 Duo OLED, ASUS’ lineup harnesses incredible OLED technology with the goal to make it more widely available for people across a range of budgets.
“OLED technology has previously been quite limited in laptops, however ASUS is continuously committed to pushing the boundaries of the PC industry by bringing innovative technology to more people with multiple use cases, from enterprise level work to consumers and creators,” said Bradley Howe, Head of Consumer at ASUS Australia.
“As part of this commitment, the world’s first foldable laptop, the Zenbook 17 Fold OLED, and the Zenbook 14X OLED Space Edition, a laptop capable of withstanding extreme temperatures, are just two examples of our vision to offer brilliant solutions to people everywhere.”
ASUS’ move to OLED technology has been at the forefront of its plans given findings that the technology is facing increasing demand, with the market expected to grow to USD 85.4 billion by 2030, from 38.4 billion in 2021.
Aside from demand, “ASUS recognises the benefits this technology can bring to the user, which we believe is an essential part of providing the best user experience, whether you’re casually watching a movie, editing art or photography, or doing your everyday office work etc.” said Bradley Howe, head of Consumer at ASUS Australia.
ASUS’ OLED displays offer a host of benefits including 100% DCI-P3 best in class colour gamut, offering precise colour work, creativity and more vivid visual entertainment. It also offers 120Hz /0.2 ms ultimate motion clarity, clearer images at any brightness, deeper true blacks and offers 70% less harmful blue light.
Meet the devices
Zenbook 17 Fold OLED (UX9702AA) | Pricing and local availability coming soon
ASUS has worked closely with Intel and BOE Technology Group to unleash Zenbook 17 Fold OLED, the world’s first 17.3-inch foldable OLED laptop. The boundary-pushing design offers two sizes of OLED display in one device: a large 4:3 17.3-inch 2.5K touchscreen that folds in the middle to create two seamless 3:2 12.5-inch 1920 x 1280 displays. Combined with the full-size ASUS ErgoSense Bluetooth® keyboard and touchpad, the folding design provides the versatility of multiple modes — PC, Laptop, Tablet, On-Screen Keyboard, Book and Extend.
For immersive entertainment, the PANTONE® Validated, foldable OLED touchscreen — which is also TÜV Rheinland-certified for eye care and has a 100% DCI-P3 gamut — is accompanied by Dolby Vision® HDR for ultra-vivid picture quality along with Dolby Atmos®1 immersive audio and a powerful quad-speaker Harman Kardon-certified sound system.
For next-generation smart capabilities, an HD IR camera works together with Windows Hello and the new Intel Visual Sensing Controller chip to enable several new AI-powered features, including user-presence detection; an integrated colour sensor for automatic adjustment of screen brightness and colour temperature; and a 5 MP webcam with ASUS 3D Noise Reduction technology for clearer video calls.
To ensure effortless performance and connectivity, the laptop delivers the latest 12th Generation Intel Core i7 U-Series processors, Intel Iris® Xe graphics and two USB-C® Thunderbolt™ 4 ports, which support fast charging of the 75 Wh battery and connections to external displays.
Co-engineered with Intel, the Zenbook 17 Fold OLED design meets the requirements of an Intel Evo™ laptop through Intel’s hardware specifications and key experience targets for responsiveness, instant wake, battery life, fast charge and intelligent collaboration.
Zenbook 14X OLED Space Edition (UX5401ZAS) | $2,499 | Available now
The exclusive Zenbook 14X OLED Space Edition is a prestigious special-edition laptop built to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the ASUS P6300 laptop’s 600-day space mission and to represent the ASUS ‘In Search of Incredible’ brand spirit.
Featuring unique space-themed design details and finished in a special Zero-G Titanium colour, Zenbook 14X OLED Space Edition celebrates a key milestone in the history of ASUS laptops and encourages users to start their voyage of discovery and explore beyond the limits.
Exclusive to the Space Edition is its futuristic ZenVision, a 3.5-inch OLED companion display mounted externally on the lid that can show customisable messages and animations.
Built to withstand the rigours of space travel, the Space Edition complies with the ultra-tough US Space Systems Command Standard SMC-S-016A testing protocols, so it is capable of withstanding extreme temperatures (-24 to 61° C) when operational and vibration (20 – 2000 Hz).
This out-of-this-world laptop is built to deliver stellar performance, powered by up to 12th Generation Intel Core i7 H-Series processors, Intel Iris Xe graphics, 32 GB RAM, a PCIe® 4.0 x4 SSD and Intel WiFi 6E. The expansive 16:10 2.8K 90 Hz OLED HDR PANTONE Validated touchscreen delivers ultra-realistic DisplayHDR™ True Black 500-certified visuals, with a 100% DCI-P3 gamut and TÜV Rheinland-certified eye care.
Zenbook 14 OLED (UX3402ZA) | From $1,899 | OLED model available soon; non-OLED, non-touch IPS version available now
The all-new Zenbook 14X OLED is a powerful, sleek and lightweight 14-inch laptop that sets a new benchmark for portable perfection. This latest generation introduces a modern look and feel to the Zenbook series, with a bold new lid design and two elegant new colour options: Aqua Celadon and Ponder Blue.
The laptop blends the best visuals and audio to deliver immersive experiences: an expansive 16:10 2.8K 90 Hz OLED NanoEdge 550-nit PANTONE Validated display with a 100% DCI-P3 gamut, Dolby Atmos1 and a Harman Kardon-certified sound system with a smart amplifier for powerful spatial sound. Visuals are further enhanced by DisplayHDR True Black 500 certification for deep blacks and TÜV Rheinland certification for eye care.
Despite its compact size — a mere 16.9 mm thin and 1.39 kg light — the all-aluminium chassis houses the latest 12th Generation Intel Core processors with Intel Iris Xe graphics, up to 16 GB of RAM, ultrafast PCIe 4.0 SSDs, a long-lasting 75 Wh battery and the latest Intel WiFi 6E, delivering excellent performance and connectivity. It also features a full set of I/O ports, including two Thunderbolt 4 USB-C ports.
Co-engineered with Intel, the Zenbook 14X OLED design will meet the requirements of an Intel Evo laptop through Intel’s hardware specifications and key experience targets for responsiveness, instant wake, battery life, fast charge and intelligent collaboration.
Zenbook Pro 16X OLED (UX7602ZM) | $4,999 | Available September – October
The Zenbook Pro 16X OLED (UX7602) is a no-compromise creator laptop with a wealth of innovative design features, and a brand-new all-metal design featuring the innovative Active Aerodynamic System Ultra (AAS Ultra) for maximum performance.
Powered by 12th Generation Intel® Core™ processors and an NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3060 GPU Zenbook Pro 16X OLED delivers extreme mobile performance and is full of innovations to help maximise productivity on the go. The AAS Ultra mechanism automatically raises and tilts the keyboard to ensure a comfortable typing angle, and also enhances overall system cooling by allowing more hot air to dissipate.
Other innovative and upgraded features include the all-new White-RGB intelligent lighting system that enables smart interactivity features, ASUS Dial, and an enlarged touchpad with haptic feedback for click-anywhere convenience.
Zenbook Pro 16X also presents new ways to work with the updated ASUS Dial, an intuitive physical rotary controller that gives instant and precise fingertip control over parameters in leading creative apps. ASUS Dial also allows the user to control screen brightness and volume, or vertical scroll to smooth creative workflows. It works seamlessly with Adobe® Photoshop®, Premiere® Pro, Lightroom® Classic, After Effects® and Illustrator®. ASUS Dial is also fully customisable via ProArt Creator Hub, so its functions can be defined for use in any other apps.
Zenbook Pro 14 Duo OLED (UX8402ZE) | $3,799 | Available from September
The all-new Zenbook Pro 14 Duo OLED (UX8402), a powerful and compact dual-screen creator laptop that features a next-generation ScreenPad™ Plus with world-leading 14.5-inch 2.8K 120 Hz OLED NanoEdge touchscreen, combined with the brand-new Active Aerodynamic System Ultra (AAS Ultra) auto-tilting design that improves both cooling and ergonomics. It takes performance to max with an up to 12th Gen Intel Core i9-12900H processor, delivering extreme performance for every creative task, with fourteen cores for effortless multitasking and a Turbo Boost speed of up to 5.0 GHz.
The seriously powerful Zenbook Pro 14 Duo OLED is an Intel® Evo™-certified powerhouse that lets creators turn up their creative powers to the max. The flagship up to 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-12700H CPU and creator-grade NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3050 Ti GPU are cooled for extreme performance — up to an 85-watt combined TDP — by ASUS IceCool Plus technology, aided by the innovative AAS Ultra mechanism, which vents the chassis efficiently and also tilts the next-generation ScreenPad™ Plus secondary touchscreen to a comfortable angle for a seamless and immersive visual experience.
For studio-class visuals, the world-leading 2.8K OLED HDR 16:10 main Dolby Vision® touchscreen has a smooth 120 Hz refresh rate, PANTONE® Validated colour accuracy, and a cinema-grade 100% DCI-P3 gamut, as well as TÜV Rheinland-certified eye care. Zenbook Pro 14 Duo OLED puts its rivals in the shade, making it the ultimate compact OLED laptop for the discerning creator.