ASUS Launched Three New 2-in-1 Laptops And A Windows Mixed Reality Headset At IFA 2017

Last Updated : 2017-11-04No Comments Filed Under : News
ASUS Launched Three New 2-in-1 Laptops And A Windows Mixed Reality Headset At IFA 2017
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Today ASUS gave us a blast at IFA 2017 by launching three new 2-in-1 laptops & a dedicated Windows Mixed Reality Headset. The Range of 2-in-1 Laptops  include the Zenbook Flip 15, Zenbook Flip 14 & Vivobook Filp 14.

The Zenbook Flip 14 & 15 come equipped with 8th Generation Quadcore U-series Intel Core i5 & i7 Processors & both of them feature Discrete GPUs in a slim & light form factor. In the other hand the Vivobook Flip 14 is the lower-end Fanless sibling of the bunch. Here are the main specifications for these laptops,

 

Zenbook Flip 15

ASUS Launched Three New 2-in1 Laptops And A Windows Mixed Reality Headset At IFA 2017

  • Display: 15.6 inch IPS 4K Nanoedge 60Hz Display with 100% sRGB Color Gamut, Touch Enabled 
  • Processor: 8th Gen Intel Core i5 8250U or i7 8550U
  • RAM: Upto 16GB 2133 MHz LPDDR3 RAM
  • GPU: Nvidia GTX 1050, 2GB  VRAM
  • Storage: Upto 512 GB PCIe SSD
  • Ports: 1x USB 3.1 gen 1 USB-C port (Thunderbolt 3 port Supported), 2x Type A USB 3.0, 1x HDMI, 1 x Micro SD Card reader, 1x Comboaudio jack
  • Wi-Fi: Integrated 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
  • Bluetooth: Version 4.2
  • Battery: 52 WHrs, 3 Cells, Fast Charging
  • Webcam: HD Webcam

 

ASUS ZenBook Flip 14

ASUS Launched Three New 2-in1 Laptops And A Windows Mixed Reality Headset At IFA 2017

  • Display: 14 inch IPS 1080P 60Hz Display with 100% sRGB Color Gamut, Touch Enabled 
  • Processor: 8th Gen Intel Core i5 8250U or i7 8550U
  • RAM: Upto 16GB 2133MHz LPDDR3 RAM
  • GPU: Nvidia MX 150, 2GB VRAM
  • Storage: Upto 512 GB PCIe SSD
  • Ports: 1x USB 3.1 gen 1 USB-C port (Data transfer only), 2x Type A USB 3.0, 1x HDMI, 1 x Micro SD Card reader, 1x Comboaudio jack
  • Wi-Fi: Integrated 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
  • Bluetooth: Version 4.2
  • Battery: 57 WHrs, 3 Cells, Fast Charging
  • Webcam: HD Webcam

 

ASUS VivoBook Flip 14

ASUS Launched Three New 2-in1 Laptops And A Windows Mixed Reality Headset At IFA 2017

  • Display: 14 inch TN 1080P 60Hz Display, Touch Enabled 
  • Processor: Pentium Quad-Core N4200 Processor or Celeron Dual-Core N3450 Processor or Celeron Dual-Core N3350 Processor
  • RAM: Upto 8GB 1866 MHz LPDDR3 RAM
  • GPU: Intel HD Graphics
  • Storage: Upto 256 GB M.2 SATA SSD
  • Ports: 1 x Microphone-in/Headphone-out jack. 1 x Type C (USB3.1 GEN1), 1 x micro HDMI, 1 x Fingerprint (On selected models), 1 x SD card reader, 1 x Volume up/down, 1 x micro USB
  • Wi-Fi: Integrated 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
  • Bluetooth: Version 4.1
  • Battery: 39 WHrs, 2 Cells
  • Webcam: VGA Webcam

 

The existing  Zenbook Flip S, Zenbook 3 Deluxe &  also the Vivobook Flip S got refreshed with Intel’s 8 Gen Core i5 & i7 Processors. Also, there is also another Zenbook called the Zenbook 13 which ASUS didn’t talked about in the event. This device also features 8th Gen Intel Core i5 & i7 variants.

 

ASUS Mixed Reality Headset

ASUS Launched Three New 2-in1 Laptops And A Windows Mixed Reality Headset At IFA 2017

The ASUS Mixed Reality headset supports Windows Mixed Reality platform. ASUS says that they have kept both design & comfort in mind while making the ASUS MR Headset. The specifications are listed below,

  • Display: Two 2.89-inch Diagonal Displays, 2880×1440 (Total), 90Hz, 100 nits Brightness
  • Camera: Two Inside Out Tracking Cameras
  • Sensors: Gyroscope, Accelerometer, Magnetometer, P-sensor
  • Controller: Two Controllers with 6 Degrees Of Freedom support
  • Connectivity: One 4 Meter Headset Connection Cable, HDMI 2.0 (for Display) & USB 3.0 (for Data) 

ASUS says that the new Zenbooks will have support for the Windows Mixed Reality platform & include support for the ASUS MR headset and also the ROG GL503 & the GL703 will support it as well with many more devices coming in the near Future.

 

The Zenbook Flip 15 starts at 899 USD, the Zenbook Flip 14 starts at 799 USD, the Vivobook Flip 14 starts at 399 USD & finally the ASUS MR headset will start at 449 USD. So, what do you guys think about the new product range from ASUS ? Let us know in the comments section below !

 

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