When it comes to laptops, you need to be sure that your hard earned money is going to be spent in the right place. This is where Asus Zenbook Flip S comes in. Starting from the $ 1399, it might seem a bit overpriced, but the overwhelming features it supports, is the real value for money.
If you are going for a 13 inch laptop, there is a majority you can choose from; the Microsoft Surface, HP’s Spectre x360, Dell XPS 13 and many more. Asus Zenbook is similar to the main theme offered by these laptops of a friendly touchscreen, a recent generation processor or a becoming common day by day SSD Drive. According to Asus, it’s their one of the thinnest 13 inch hybrid laptop. The thickness being just 10.9mm! Let’s see what the device has to offer :
Slim and Aesthetic Design:
The design is pretty eye-catching and the slim size it has, it is very easy to roam around carrying in your hands. Plus, the laptop is a 360 degree hybrid, meaning you can rotate the screen the way you want and the dimensions are just 12.71 x 8.66 x 0.54 inch making it easier to handle.
Further, since it is crafted from solid aluminum, the masterpiece is quite exquisite. Not only does this aluminum make this laptop more beautiful, it makes it lighter than the standard laptop alloy. This leads it to weigh just 1.1 kg, therefore making it extremely portable. This does not mean that the laptop is not strong ; its 50 percent more stronger than other standard laptops. Not only this, but there are diamond-cut highlights to the edges, which makes the laptop look luxurious.
Ergonomic backlist keyboard:
Even with being slim, Asus has accommodated a full-size keyboard, by using ultra-slim surround. The keyboard is back-lit, which ensures you can easily work at night in the dark without having to stare down at the keyboard. Moreover, the keytrail is amazingly just 1.0 mm which makes your typing easier and comfy, while being accurate at the same time.
For the sake of being ultra-thin, the hinges had to be ErgoLift hinges ,which are the world’s most compact flippable hinge. It helps the laptop to still have its sleek lines at the same time. These hinges have silky smooth, stepless action, and enables you to hold your laptop’s screen at any angle.
It features a precision-engineered multi gear metal mechanism, therefore this innovative, one of a kind hinge’s dual action mechanism, adjusts the keyboard automatically for an optimum typing position whenever the display extends more than 135°. You must surely be thinking of the reliability of these hinges but fear not, since these hinges have been through prior torture testing of more than 20,000 open/close cycles, so there is nothing you need to worry about.
Full HD Display:
The display supports multitouch, which is beneficial if you want to access two or more icons at the same time. The screen supports Full FHD resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which means more vivid and crisp image with better picture quality. By induction of 178° wide view technology, the images can be viewed from almost any angle and they would still look great. With a high pixel density of 331 pixels per inch, you are rest assured of detailed and sharp pictures. Moreover the screen to body ration is 80 percent which means more viewable space in a compact body.
The laptop features the latest 7th generation Intel Core i7 processor with a clock speed of 2.7 GHz, which essentially means your laptop is capable of very high level processing. Furthermore, by the presence of 16GB 2133 MHz LPDDR3 RAM, you can be assured that your laptop won’t be hanging like other laptops with meagre 8 GB of RAM do. Also, for secondary storage the laptop has a 1 TB of SSD! Yes, you read it right, one whole Tera Byte of SSD. This means, not only can you excessively save your data but also with much faster read and write access as compared to non SSD ones.
USB Type- C port:
With the forthcoming era of Type-C USB ports, your laptop will be ready to embrace the change since it has the next generation Type C port which supports external displays, power delivery and data transfer at blazing speeds. The connector to these ports is reversible meaning no hassle to plug it in the right direction.
Along with this there is a USB 3.1 port for obviously faster read/write access than the obsolete 2.0 port. Furthermore, it has an HDMI port, for if you ever wanted to connect your laptop to an external display. Also, there is a SD Card reader along, as well as LAN port if ever wanted to connect via Ethernet, as well as the standard headphone and microphone jacks.
With a 39 Wh li-polymer battery, you don’t have to worry about running on low battery level. Due to this, the laptop can easily achieve up to 11.5 hours of battery life, which is enough to last you a whole work day. Furthermore, by added fast charge technology the battery charges from 0 to 60 % in just 49 minutes.
By adding an accurate fingerprint sensor, it becomes easier to unlock your laptop by just resting your finger on the sensor. Furthermore, the sensor measures just 16mm long and 3.6mm wide, and can even detect partial fingerprint scan, so you don’t have to worry about continuously trying out your fingerprint in a proper specific position. This feature is great for windows Hello users, who can avoid logging in on a laptop with a PIN, which can be easily stolen or seen.
By even a quick glance of the above mentioned specifications of the Asus Zenbook Flip S, its safe enough to say, that the money you are going to be spending isn’t going to be a waste!