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The Zenbook 17 Fold OLED from Asus is the world's first foldable laptop!

The Zenbook 17 Fold OLED from Asus is the world's first foldable laptop!

ASUS today announced the much-anticipated Zenbook 17 Fold OLED (UX9702), which it first glimpsed at CES 2022 back in January, and today it revealed its inspiration, design story, specs, and availability at the IFA 2022 virtual launch event. The future Being the first laptop in the world to come with a 17.3-inch OLED foldable screen starting in Q4 2022 with prices starting at $3,499 — let's explain more details about the device and its design from the following lines.

This remarkable laptop, which has impressed the world with its versatility, originality, and creativity since it was first introduced at CES 2022, has a unique design that allows two OLED screen configurations in one device. A large 17.3-inch 2.5K touchscreen folds over to create two seamless 12.5-inch 1920x1280-pixel displays, giving the Zenbook 17 Fold OLED a unique form factor that delivers versatility like never before. It is worth mentioning that this amazing monitor was developed by Asus in close partnership with Intel and BOE Technology Group. The generally foldable design, when combined with a full-size ASUS ErgoSense Bluetooth keyboard and touchpad, allows for versatile use modes.

The Zenbook 17 Fold OLED laptop is already available for live experience at ASUS' booth at IFA 2022, along with a whole host of innovations. Products available for hands-on testing at the ASUS IFA booth include modern devices geared toward casual users, creators, or gamers, as well as commercial and smart health solutions, providing a broad perspective on the company's latest innovations, technologies, and ground-breaking products.

Imagine a new reality!

The Zenbook 17 Fold OLED, co-designed with Intel, is the world's first 17.3-inch foldable OLED display compatible with Intel Evo standards, providing users with two sizes of OLED screen in one device: 2.5K quality folds in the middle to create two seamless 12.5" displays with a resolution of 1920 x 1280 per screen.

Through collaboration between industry experts and an ecosystem partnership, ASUS and Intel have developed industry-first solutions to drive innovation in the foldable device category. Effortlessly stable performance is ensured by 12th Gen Intel Core™ i7 U-Series processors, Intel Iris Xe graphics, Intel WiFi 6E, up to 16GB RAM and a fast 1TB PCIe 4.0 SSD. And for connecting to peripherals, there are two Thunderbolt 4 ports that support fast charging for a long-lasting 75Wh battery and support for high-definition external displays.

The new ASUS ErgoSense Bluetooth keyboard and touchpad ensure comfortable and accurate typing, with 19.05mm desktop-grade keys and 1.4mm travel on the concave keycaps.

The story of Zenbook 17 Fold OLED

At the media day event, a wide range of topics were covered, including technical innovations, design, environmental aspects, and user experience. The Zenbook 17 Fold OLED is designed to combine different needs, such as laptops and tablets, into a single compact device. With an eye-catching look, the ASUS logo features a glass coating that perfectly reflects light. In addition to the premium look, the device cover is made of dark green synthetic leather, which also gives it a comfortable feel.

Pavilion ASUS IFA 2022

The Zenbook 17 Fold OLED will be available at the ASUS IFA booth alongside a wide range of current innovations. These include computers designed to meet the everyday needs of everyday users, content creators, businesses, and gamers. In addition to many other technologies,