ASUS ZenBook Flip 14 is an elegant, portable hybrid that promises users impressive performance and gaming experience. Dubbed the ‘world’s thinnest 2-in-1 laptop with discrete graphics,’ the ASUS ZenBook Flip 14 packs latest Intel Core i processor (Kaby Lake Refresh family), NVIDIA graphics, and a solid state drive.
ASUS ZenBook Flip 14 Key Features and Specs
- 8th Gen Intel Core i7, Core i5 Processor
- NVIDIA GeForce MX150 Discrete Graphics
- Windows 10 Home or Windows 10 Pro
- 14-inch IPS Display, 1920 x 1080 pixels
- 8GB RAM or 16GB RAM
- 128SDD, 256GB SDD, 512GB SDD
- Fingerprint Scanner
- 1 x USB 3.1, 1 x HDMI, 1 x USB Type C
- up to 13 hours Battery Life
Design and Display
ASUS describes the ZenBook Flip 14 as a 14-incher in the body of a 13-inch laptop. The 2-in-1 parades a unibody design with a body made of aluminium. The design is Zen-inspired, as with many other devices from the company.
This is a laptop you can easily move at 13.9 mm in thickness and 1.4 kg in weight. You get a backlit keyboard with a glass covered touchpad offering handwriting support.
ASUS ZenBook Flip 14 features a 14-inch NanoEdge touch display that you can flip around a whole 360 degrees. ASUS boasts equipping the laptop with an ErgoLift hinge that is torture tested to survive more than 20,000 open-close cycles. The touch screen offers wide viewing angles of nearly 180 degrees.
Out of the box, the ASUS ZenBook Flip 14 also packs superb power. It boasts latest generation Intel Core i processor, up to core i7 quad-core. This runs at speeds up to 3.7 GHz. RAM capacities go up to 16 GB.
The presence of ‘high performance’ NVIDIA GeForce MX150 discrete graphics suggests a machine that can handle demanding games and programs. This promises, theoretically, four times better graphics crunching than integrated graphics.
The ASUS ZenBook Flip 14 uses a highly responsive PCIe solid state drive that should improve performance and boot speed. The Windows 10 laptop offers a 57Wh Li-Polymer battery rated to last up to 13 hours on a charge. Fast charge technology will help you boost the battery to 60 percent in 49 minutes, according to ASUS.
You get dual band Wi-Fi 802.11ac that runs up to six times faster than earlier generation for wireless connection. There is also energy efficient Bluetooth 4.2. A fingerprint sensor resides in the touchpad to allow you enjoy improved security with the Windows Hello feature.
Pricing and availability
The ASUS ZenBook Flip 14 price starts at €449. We do not have official price or availability for Nigeria, Ghana, and Kenya for now. When available, you should be able to buy the laptop at leading online stores in the countries. ASUS ZenBook Flip 14 Price in Nigeria is expected to range from 190,000 Naira to 250,000 Naira depending on the model.
ASUS ZenBook Flip 14 Specs
Here are a few specs of the ASUS ZenBook Flip 14:
- OS: Windows 10 Home or Windows 10 Pro
- Processor: 8th Generation Intel Core i5 or Intel Core i7 Processor
- GPU: NVIDIA® GeForce MX150
- Memory: 8GB LPDDR3 RAM or 16GB LPDDR3 RAM
- Colours: Icicle Gold, Slate Grey
- Dimension: 327 x 226 x 13.9 mm
- Weight: starting at 1.4 kg
Display & Keyboard
- Display: 14-inch IPS Display, 1920 x 1080 pixels
- Keyboard: Full-sized, Back-lit Keyboard
- Pointing Device: TouchPad
- Built-in Storage: 128GB SDD, 256GB SDD, 512GB SDD
- Optical Storage: No
- Bundled Cloud Storage: –
Ports & Connectivity
- Webcam: Yes, 720p HD Webcam
- USB Ports: Yes, 1 x USB 3.1, 1 x USB Type C (Data only)
- HDMI Port: Yes
- Ethernet (RJ-45): No
- VGA Port: No
- SD Slot: Yes
- Mic/Headphone: Yes
- NFC: No
- WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Dual-Band
- Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 4.2
- Dock Connector: No
- 2-speakers ASUS SonicMaster Stereo Audio System
- Harman Kardon
- Fingerprint Scanner
- Array microphone with Cortana Voice-Recognition Support
- ASUS Eye Care technology for up to 30% blue-light reduction
- Battery: 3 Cells, 57 Wh Li-Po Battery
- Use Time: up to 13 hours battery Life