Computex Taipei, a long-running trade uncover that’s typically abundant with bleeding-edge PC technology, is about begin. To flog off a “Day 0” festivities, ASUS announced a bevy of new systems and mobile devices, including a arriving ZenBook Flip S (model UX370UA), that is being touted as a world’s thinnest 2-in-1 convertible.
Despite a petite design, a ASUS ZenBook Flip S is make-up some critical hardware. Multiple models will be available, featuring Intel “Kaby Lake” formed processors. A Core i7-7500U resides during a high-end, while a Core i5-7200U will energy a some-more affordable option. Paired to a processor is possibly 8GB or 16GB of 2133MHz memory, and storage duties are rubbed by 256GB, 512GB, or 1TB of plain state storage, yet usually a top-end 1TB choice leverages NVMe – a smaller drives use a slower SATA interface.
The ASUS ZenBook Flip S features a 13.3” display – 1080P or 4K UHD fortitude options will be accessible – with far-reaching 178 grade observation angles, a 60Hz modernise rate, and support for 100% of a sRGB tone gamut. The screens, that support touch, are stable by a piece of Corning Gorilla Glass and underline thin, 6.11mm bezels for a neat look. And a whole shade public is trustworthy to a physique of a device with what Asus is job “ErgoLift” hinges that not usually allows a shade to flip all a approach around into inscription mode, though rises and tilts-out a keyboard when non-stop past 135 degrees.
Other facilities of a appurtenance embody twin USB 3.1 ports, a full-sized backlit keyboard, a glass-covered touchpad, a side-mounted fingerprint sensor, a webcam, a Cortana-compatible microphone array, and Harmon Kardon-tuned 2-speaker audio. Wireless connectivity includes 802.11ac and Bluetooth 4.1.
Asus claims a ZenBook Flip S will offer adult to 11.5 hours battery life with a 39Wh 2-cell lithium-polymer battery and that a battery will quick-charge to 60% of a ability in usually 49 minutes.
Asus congested all of this hardware and record into a device that’s usually 10.9mm thin, underneath 2.5lbs, and looks each bit as reward as any Ultrabook out there. Pricing on a Asus ZenBook Flip S will start during $1099 and accessibility is approaching in September.