ASUS today announces the much-anticipated ASUS Zenbook 17 Fold OLED (UX9702). This remarkable laptop, which has impressed the world with its versatility, originality and ingenuity since it was first presented at CES 2022, has a unique design that allows two configurations of the OLED display in a single device. A large 4:3 17.3-inch 2.5K touchscreen folds in the middle to create two seamless 3:2 12.5-inch 1920 by 1280 displays, giving the ASUS Zenbook 17 Fold OLED (UX9702) a unique form factor offering never-before-seen versatility. When combined with the full-size ASUS ErgoSense Bluetooth® keyboard and touchpad, the folding design allows multiple versatile usage modes.
Envision a new reality
Co-engineered with Intel, the ASUS Zenbook 17 Fold OLED (UX9702) is the world’s first 17.3-inch foldable OLED laptop verified by Intel Evo, and offers users 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, 1920×1280 displays. Multiple versatile usage modes — Desktop, Laptop (with Bluetooth keyboard), Laptop (with virtual keyboard), Tablet, Reader, and Extended — are enabled by the folding design in conjunction with the full-size ASUS ErgoSense Bluetooth keyboard and touchpad.
ASUS and Intel developed industry-first solutions to advance innovation in the foldables category, and collaborations between domain experts and ecosystem partnership. Effortless performance is ensured by 12th Generation Intel Core i7 U-Series processors, Intel Iris Xe graphics, Intel WiFi 6E, 16 GB RAM and a fast 1 TB PCIe 4.0 SSD. For connecting to peripherals, there are two convenient Thunderbolt 4 ports, which support fast charging of the long-lasting 75 Wh battery, and connections to external displays.
The Zenbook 17 Fold OLED story
ASUS Zenbook 17 Fold OLED (UX9702) is designed to provide the functions of multiple devices — laptops, desktops and tablets — in a single compact device, with versatile modes that meet any need. The looks are eye-catching, with an ASUS monogram logo on the matte glass coating that catches the light in a fascinating way. Adding to the premium looks, the device’s cover is made from dark green faux leather, which also gives it a comfortable feel.
As of April, 2022 based on internal ASUS market analysis comparing Zenbook 17 Fold OLED to competing convertible laptops with an OLED screen measuring 17.3 inches from vendors including Acer, Apple, HP, Huawei, Dell, Lenovo, Microsoft and Samsung.