ASUS changes the game once again with the all new ZenBook Pro Duo UX581

ASUS has definitely broken limitation every Computex. Once again, they come up with a revolutionary design with the ZenBook Pro Duo UX581 adding a secondary 14″ UHD screen on top of the keyboard.

ASUS Zenbook Pro Duo UX581

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This opens endless creative possibilities utilizing the 4K ScreenPad Plus touchscreen for content creators, streamers, and even graphic designers. The ScreenPad Plus further enhances the productivity and workflow creating better interactive capabilities.

Design

The unique 4K ScreenPad Plus on the ZenBook Pro Duo enables users to be more efficient using two separate LCD displays on a single portable device. WIth an aspect ratio of 32:9, including the touchscreen, this provides a wider visual workspace while still keeping the standard laptop form factor.

Video Editiing on ZenBook Pro Duo
ZenBook Pro Duo UX581 Video Editing

The ScreenPad Plus can be used just like ASUS ZenScreen or any standard display in Windows. Users can take full advantage of time-saving features and functions built into the ScreenXpert control software to simplify multiscreen window and app management.

Dragging and dropping discrete applications, toolbars or menus onto the ScreenPad Plus is pretty easy reducing clutter on the main screen.

Utilizing the bundled stylus – or any active stylus – enables graphic designers to freely utilize the ScreenPad Plus as a platform for writing or drawing.

The ZenBook Pro Duo UX581 resembles the layout of the ASUS ROG Zephyrus but should you not get used to the keyboard layout, a bundled palm rest is also offered enhancing the Ergolift tilting keyboard design for more comfort when typing.

Aside from that, the ASUS NumberPad is also included along with an Amazon Alexa voice support.

Performance

ASUS ZenBook Pro Duo has been designed to topple the biggest competition in the market. It is powered by Intel’s 9th Generation Core-i9 with 32GB of DDR4 RAM. Although they have not officially announced, we speculate that these will come out with the next generation of Intel’s processors.

It gets better as the ZenBook Pro Duo is equipped with an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 GPU, powered by the NVIDIA Turing ™ architecture, is a game-changing GPU that offers users the power of ray-tracing for
the ultimate visual realism.

Equipped with up to 1TB PCIe 3.0 x4 SSD ensuring quick data access at all times and a full set of I/O ports including a Thunderbolt 3-enabled USB Type-C. On top of all that, innovations with Intel’s Wi-Fi 6 is here.

SPECIFICATIONS

SPECIFICATIONS
ASUS ZenBook Pro Duo (UX581) ASUS ZenBook Duo (UX481)
Processor Intel® Core i9-9980HK

Intel® Core i7-9750H

Latest Intel® Core i7
Display Main Display: 15.6” OLED 4K (3840 x 2160) 16:9 touchscreen

ScreenPad Plus: 14” 4K UHD touchscreen

Main Display: 14” FHD (1920x 1080) 16:9 screen

ScreenPad Plus: 12.6” FHD touchscreen

Operating System Microsoft Windows 10 Home

Microsoft Windows 10 Pro

Microsoft Windows 10 Home

Microsoft Windows 10 Pro

Graphics NVIDIA® GeForce RTX 2060 – 6GB GDDR6 VRAM NVIDIA® GeForce® MX250 – 2GB GDDR5 VRAM
Memory DDR4 2666MHz, up to 32GB LPDDR3 2133MHz, up to 16GB
Storage 1TB PCIe® x4 SSD

512GB / 256GB PCIe® x2 SSD

1TB PCIe® x4 SSD

512GB / 256GB PCIe® x2 SSD

Connectivity Intel® Wi-Fi 6 with Gig+ (802.11ax)

Bluetooth® 5.0

Up to Intel® Wi-Fi 6 with Gig+ (802.11ax)

Bluetooth® 5.0

Cameras IR webcam with Windows Hello support IR webcam with Windows Hello support
Interfaces 1 x Thunderbolt 3 USB-C

2 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-A

1 x Standard HDMI

1 x Audio combo jack

1 x DC-in

1 x USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-C

1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-A

1 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A

1 x Standard HDMI

1 x Audio combo jack

1 x MicroSD card slot

1 x DC-in

Audio Array microphone with Cortana and Alexa voice-recognition support

Harman Kardon-certified audio system

Array microphone with Cortana and Alexa voice-recognition support

Harman Kardon-certified audio system

Battery 71Wh 4-cell lithium-polymer battery 70Wh 4-cell lithium-polymer battery
AC Adapter Output: 19.5V, 230W Input: 100V-240V AC, 50Hz/60Hz Output: 19V, 90W Input: 100V-240V AC, 50Hz/60Hz
Dimensions 359 x 246 x 24 mm 323 x 223 x 19 mm
Weight 2.5kg 1.8kg

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