During the Computex held we were pleasantly surprised by Asus with the new Asus ZenBook Flip S. The 4K screen seemed to stay great for such a lightweight laptop, however it was not like that. Now during the IFA 2017 have presented the final versions of this Asus ZenBook Flip S and the new Asus ZenBook Flip 14 and Asus ZenBook Flip 15, updated with the latest quad-core processors from Intel.
Now that Intel has officially introduced its 8th generation Core chips, Asus has finally been able to unveil the full specifications of its Flip range. And is that in addition to the new Intel chips, these laptops have 16 GB of RAM and 512 GB of SSD storage starting.
Being light and powerful has a price
The Asus ZenBook Flip S has a thickness of 10.9 mm and weighs only 1.09 kg. To get an idea, it’s even thinner than Apple’s 12-inch MacBook. Asus has equipped them with an Intel Core i7-8550U eighth generation processor and with 1TB of SSD storage. The 13.3-inch 4K screen folds to convert the laptop into a tablet, similar to the Lenovo Yoga range. It promises 11.5 hours of autonomy, although those figures in actual use may turn into approximately 8 hours.
The Asus ZenBook Flip S specifications are high for a laptop, it also has extras like a fingerprint sensor and is compatible with Windows Hello to log in. For better or for worse, this affects the price of the Asus ZenBook Flip S, which has a starting price of 1200 dollars.
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Asus ZenBook Flip 14 and Asus ZenBook Flip 15, somewhat more moderate
The Asus ZenBook Flip s comes with two more laptops, they are not smaller but they are more moderate in terms of specifications. The first one, Asus ZenBook Flip 14 is also a convertible with the rotating screen. It has an Intel Core i7 of eighth generation in its interior and has 512 GB of SSD storage. The name of the laptop indicates the size of its screen, 14 inches but with a few frames, reducing its size. The autonomy increases to 14 theoretical hours. Its price is 799 dollars.
On the other hand, the Asus ZenBook Flip 15 is the biggest of all, with 15.6 inches offers options in 4K or Full HD. As a detail, Asus has equipped it with Thunderbolt ports with USB-C connector if we want to add an external GPU. its storage can reach up to 2TB of SSD and of course, it has the eighth generation Intel Core i7 processor. Its price starts at 899 dollars.