ASUS today announced that the Zenbook 17 Fold OLED (UX9702), the world’s first 17.3-inch foldable laptop will be available in Q4 2022 starting at $3499. Zenbook 17 Fold OLED is an Intel Evo-certified foldable laptop featuring a large 4:3 17.3-inch 2.5K touchscreen that folds in the middle to create two 3:2 12.5-inch 1920 by 1280 displays.
ASUS claims that the 180° hinge can withstand over 30,000 open-and-close cycles. You can use this device in various modes using full-size ASUS ErgoSense Bluetooth keyboard and touchpad. The device weighs just 1.5 kg without the keyboard, or 1.8 kg with it.
Quad-speaker Harman Kardon-certified Dolby Atmos sound system and Dolby Vision-certified display with a 100% DCI-P3 gamut and PANTONE Validation will offer great audio-visual experience. It also features smart features such as user-presence detection using an HD IR camera; an integrated color sensor for automatic adjustment of screen brightness and color temperature; and a 5 MP AI webcam with ASUS 3D Noise Reduction (3DNR) technology for better video calls.
ASUS Zenbook 17 Fold OLED is powered by 12th Gen Intel Core i7-1250U processor, Intel Iris Xe graphics, 16 GB RAM and a 1 TB PCIe SSD. It comes with a 75 Wh battery for decent battery life.