Asus ZenBook Flip UX360 Convertible Ultra-Portable Laptop Launched – NDTV
last week launched its new convertible laptop – ZenBook Flip UX360 (aka
ZenBook Flip UX360CA) – with a 360-degree rotatable display (that turns
it into a tablet) and an all-metal body.
The Windows 10
Home-based Asus ZenBook Flip UX360 is already available to buy in the
US, with the base model starting at $699 (roughly Rs. 47,000) with a
256GB SSD, and another model with a 512GB SSD priced at $799 (roughly
Rs. 53,700). A 128GB storage model will also be available, but pricing
has not been detailed as of now. It will be available in Icicle Gold or
Mineral Grey colours.
The ZenBook Flip UX360 sports a 276ppi
13.3-inch full-HD (1920×1080 pixel) IPS touchscreen display. A QHD+
(3200×1800 pixel) display model will also be launched at a later date.
The ultra-thin and ultra-light laptop is 13.9mm thick and weighs just
The company claims that the battery life for the
device lasts up to 10 hours on a single charge with its 3-cell 54WHr
polymer battery. The ZenBook Flip UX360 comes with 8GB of LPDDR3-1866
RAM (4GB of RAM is optional, but pricing has not yet been detailed) and a
choice of Intel’s 6th-generation Intel Core M processor (models include
Core m3-6Y30, Core m5-6Y54, and Core m7-6Y75) with two cores and four
threads. All three chipsets feature Intel HD Graphics 515.
Asus also claims that UX360 will be able to work at full throttle staying
relatively silent, thanks to the ultra-thin 0.5mm-diametre
chromium-copper alloy heatpipe it has used.
In terms of
connectivity, ZenBook Flip UX360 features Wi-Fi 802.11ac with Intel WiDi
support, Bluetooth v4.1, has a USB 3.0 Type-C port, two USB 3.0 Types-A
ports, a Micro-HDMI port and an SD card reader.
The touchpad on
ZenBook Flip UX360 uses Asus Smart Gesture technology and the company
claims that as it uses exclusive technology developed for smartphone
touchscreens, adding that “it is highly sensitive and incredibly
The laptop is powered by Asus SonicMaster audio
technology and the company says that it enhances the sound the ZenBook
Flip UX360 can produce. “The tailored mix of superior hardware and
cleverly designed software gives ZenBook Flip the ultimate sound
experience,” the company says on its official website.