Last week, Asus added another feather in their crown as the company launched the latest convertible laptop, ZenBook Flip UX360 (aka ZenBook Flip UX360CA). The main USP of this laptop is, it comes with a 360-degree rotatable display (which turns the laptop into a tablet) and an also sports all-metal body.
The Asus ZenBook Flip UX360 runs on Windows 10 and is already available to buy in the US. The base model is priced at $699 (roughly Rs. 47,000) with a 256GB inbuilt storage. The premium model comes with a 512GB SSD and is priced at $799 (almost Rs. 53,700). There is a least expensive model also available with 128 GB internal storage although we don’t know the price of this variant. This edition will be available in Mineral Grey colours or Icicle Gold colours.
The Asus ZenBook Flip UX360 flaunts a 13.3-inch full-HD IPS touchscreen display with 1920×1080 pixel resolution and 276 ppi. Later the company will launch a QHD+ (3200×1800 pixel) display model. This brand new laptop is 13.9mm thick, weighs only 1.3 kilogrammes and falls under the ultra-thin and ultra-light category.
According to the company’s claim, the battery life of the ZenBook Flip UX360 lasts up to 10 hours on a single charge with its 3-cell 54WHr polymer battery. The device houses an 8GB of LPDDR3-1866 RAM (4GB of RAM is optional, although the price is still unknown) and an option of Intel’s 6th-generation Intel Core M processor (including Core m3-6Y30, Core m5-6Y54, and Core m7-6Y75) with two cores and four threads. All 3 chipsets include Intel HD Graphics 515.
Asus has used an ultra-thin 0.5mm-diametre chromium-copper alloy heat-pipe which keeps the laptop relatively silent even when the device is working at full throttle.
In the connectivity aspect, ZenBook Flip UX360 offers it users a Micro-HDMI port, Wi-Fi 802.11ac with Intel WiDi support, Bluetooth v4.1, one USB 3.0 Type-C port, two USB 3.0 Types-A ports, and an SD card reader.
On the touchpad front, ZenBook Flip UX360 uses Asus Smart Gesture technology and as per the company claim, “it is highly sensitive and incredibly accurate” as Asus uses the exclusive technology built for smartphone touchscreens.
Other than that, the ZenBook Flip UX360 is powered by Asus SonicMaster audio technology which enhances the sound of the device. Asus posted on its official website, “The tailored mix of superior hardware and cleverly designed software gives ZenBook Flip the ultimate sound experience.”