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ASUS unveils Zenbook DUO, the world’s first 14-inch dual-screen OLED laptop at CES 2024

Groundbreaking Zenbook DUO with dual 14″ OLED displays debuts along with new Zenbook and VivoBook models to herald a fantastic new lineup of AI-powered laptops.

ASUS today took to the stage at CES 2024 to announce the latest additions to its consumer laptop lineup, headed up by the revolutionary new dual-screen Zenbook DUO.

The star of the lineup is the Zenbook DUO (2024) UX8406, a multi-talented 1.35 kg dual-screen laptop that's the world's first AI-powered 14-inch dual-screen laptop. With a detachable wireless keyboard and built-in kickstand, this versatile laptop offers up to a massive 19.8-inch workspace when fully opened, and it can be easily configured in a variety of practical and convenient modes.

New additions to the Zenbook series of premium ultraportable laptops include the Intel-powered Zenbook 14 OLED (UX3405) and AMD-powered Zenbook 14 OLED (UM3406), which deliver the signature elegance, sophistication and optimized performance that the series is renowned for.

This year's update for the ASUS Vivobook series encompasses an impressive lineup including the 15-inch ASUS Vivobook Pro 15 OLED (N6506) for creators and gamers. The thin-and-light ASUS Vivobook S series now includes new 14-, 15.6- and 16-inch models with Intel (S5406 / S5506 / S5606) or AMD (M5406 / M5506 / M5606) processors, which offer exceptional performance and cutting-edge features for a wide range of users. 

The new lineup features the latest AI-powered Intel Core Ultra and AMD Ryzen 8040 Series processors, which offer better graphic performance, faster response and increased power efficiency, allowing users to effortlessly multitask and take advantage of the latest AI-enabled applications for enhanced creativity and productivity. All ASUS Vivobook S series will feature 11 with pre-installed Windows Copilot, a dedicated one-second-activation Copilot key, and a taskbar icon for instant AI-powered assistance. 

From ordinary to extraordinary: ASUS Zenbook DUO (2024) UX8406

The revolutionary Zenbook DUO (2024) is the world's first AI-powered 14-inch dual-screen laptop. With its detachable full-size Bluetooth ASUS ErgoSense keyboard and touchpad, this incredible device has a user-centric design that rewrites the rule book for on-the-go versatility. With Intel Evo Edition certification, this laptop expertly combines multitasking versatility with superb mobility in a 1.35 kg-light package. 

The dual full-size up to 3K 120 Hz ASUS Lumina OLED 16:10 displays are joined by a lay-flat 180° hinge to instantly expand the visual workspace to up to a massive 19.8 inches, which thanks to the integrated kickstand and detachable keyboard can be used in vertical or horizontal orientations for a number of versatile user modes — Laptop, Dual Screen, Desktop or Sharing — controlled by smart gestures via the intuitive ASUS ScreenXpert software. 

For recharging, the keyboard connects to pogo pins on the edges of the lower screen, aided by magnets for positioning, and for carrying it fits snugly between the two screens. It can be detached to allow full use of the visual workspace, or be placed on the lower display for a traditional clamshell laptop experience. Zenbook DUO maximizes productivity and play throughout the day with up to an Intel Core Ultra 9 processor with an integrated Neural Processing Unit (NPU) for AI acceleration, 32 GB of LPDDR5x memory, up to a 2 TB PCIe 4.0 SSD, a long-lifespan 75 Wh battery, and a Harman Kardon-certified Dolby Atmos audio system. And with the huge screen real estate, users can effortlessly run all their favorite productivity apps — and keep them in view — at the same time.

Zenbook DUO is designed with and durability in mind. It incorporates a variety of recycled materials, and is durability tested to MIL-STD-810H military-grade standards to maximize the device's lifespan. 

Premium ultraportable laptops: ASUS Zenbook 14 OLED​ (UX3405 / UM3406) 

The 1.2 kg light and 14.9 mm thin Zenbook 14 OLED is a premium ultraportable laptop powered by up to an Intel Core Ultra 9 processor and Intel Arc graphics (UX3405), or the latest AMD Ryzen 8040 series processors and AMD Radeon graphics (UM3406) . Both processor platforms incorporate the latest advances in dedicated hardware AI acceleration, with built-in AI engines that optimize performance and power efficiency. The sleek Zenbook 14 OLED is the ultimate ultraportable laptop that takes sophistication to a whole new level. Users can seize every moment using the enhanced extended-life 75 Wh battery, and achieve seamless connectivity via all the essential I/O ports – including 2 x Thunderbolt 4 (UX3405) or USB4 (UM3406), USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A, HDMI 2.1 (TMDS) and a 3.5 mm audio jack. 

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An immersive audiovisual experience is provided by the vivid up to 3K ASUS Lumina OLED 120 Hz display and powerful new super-linear speakers, and the user-friendly design incorporates convenient face login, an FHD IR camera with a physical shutter for privacy, and a new quiet ASUS ErgoSense keyboard with a large ErgoSense touchpad. UM3406 additionally features a dedicated Windows Copilot key for instant access to the new AI-powered Windows 11 assistant. The new design offers improved sustainability with the extensive use of recycled materials for the laptop and its packaging, and US military-grade durability testing maximizes the device's service life.

Creative pro, gaming pro: ASUS Vivobook Pro 15 OLED (N6506)

ASUS Vivobook Pro 15 OLED (N6506) offers seamless creativity and gaming with cutting-edge components: up to an Intel Core Ultra 9 processor with an integrated NPU AI engine, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060 Laptop GPU with a low-latency MUX switch, 24 GB DDR5 RAM, and a 2 TB NVMe SSD. It boasts advanced ASUS IceCool Pro cooling technology that enables up to a 125 W combined thermal design power (TDP). The exceptional 16:9 display is a 3K 120 Hz ASUS Lumina OLED with vivid colors and a quick 0.2 ms response time. ASUS Vivobook Pro 15 OLED includes many user-friendly features like the ASUS DialPad virtual rotary control, ASUS AiSense camera security features, and AI noise-cancelation technology for clearer conferencing audio. It also offers versatile connectivity and I/O via WiFi 6E, Thunderbolt 4, USB-C and Type-A ports, and HDMI 2.1. With the stylish and powerful ASUS Vivobook Pro 15 OLED, creators and gamers can finally unleash their inner pro!

Sleek, powerful and lightweight: ASUS Vivobook S series

The all-new 14-, 15.6- and 16-inch ASUS Vivobook S series laptops use a brand-new design language with a simple, sleek outlook. They are compact, highly specified and lightweight models that offer the ultimate experience for those seeking on-the-go productivity and instant entertainment, with modern color options and minimalist, high-end aesthetics. They're the perfect choice for balanced mobility and performance. The Intel-powered models are the ASUS Vivobook S 14/15/16 OLED (S5406 / S5506 / S5606), and the AMD -powered versions are the ASUS Vivobook S 14/15/16 OLED (M5406 / M5506 / M5606).

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The Intel Evo Edition ASUS Vivobook S series laptops (S5406 / S5506 / S5606) are powered by Intel Core Ultra processors, with up to a 45-watt TDP and a built-in Intel AI Boost Neural Processing Unit (NPU) that provides power-efficient acceleration for modern AI applications. The AMD-powered ASUS Vivobook S series laptops (M5406 / M5506 / M5606) are equipped with AMD Ryzen 8040 Series processors, boasting a TDP of up to 45 watts and built-in Ryzen AI acceleration for efficient performance in modern AI applications. All Vivobook S series laptops feature a dedicated Windows Copilot key, allowing users to effortlessly dive into Windows 11's AI-powered tools with just one press. Additionally, these laptops feature a memory allocation function that lets users allot up to 8 GB of memory to the iGPU to enhance the performance of gaming and AI apps. 

Lifelike visuals are provided by world-leading ASUS Lumina OLED displays with resolutions up to 3.2K (S5606 / M5606) along with 120 Hz refresh rates, a 100% DCI-P3 gamut and DisplayHDR True Black 600 certification. The stylish and comfortable ASUS ErgoSense keyboard now features customizable RGB backlighting, and there's an extra-large ErgoSense touchpad. As with all ASUS Vivobook models, the user experience is prioritized: there's a lay-flat 180° hinge, an IR camera with a physical shutter, a full complement of I/O ports, and immersive Dolby Atmos audio from the powerful Harman Kardon-certified stereo speakers. 

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Nurin Sofia
Nurin Sofia
Nurin Sofia is a news editor at Tech Edition. Her interest is in technology and startups, occasionally crunching news for gaming. Sofia enjoys playing video games, going on bike rides, and gardening when she isn't behind a keyboard.

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