Gorgeous ZenBook Pro Duo 15 OLED UX582 and ASUS ZenBook Duo 14 UX482 launched at CES 2021 1

CES 2021 is a time when every tech brand on the planet showcases their latest, most powerful technologies.

This time around, ASUS has brought in the big guns with a slew of business oriented B-series laptops, an array of the latest ROG gaming laptops and, in particular, a new generation of their most unusual laptop design ever.

Meet the new second generation ZenBook Pro Duo 15 OLED UX582 and ZenBook Duo 14 UX482.

ASUS has tinkered with the concept of dual screen laptops for years but they’ve finally hit on a winning formula with the first generation ZenBook Pro Duo and ZenBook Duo 14 which was released last year in Computex 2019 that had a secondary touchscreen at the base of the primary display. 

The key advantage with a secondary touchscreen is that you get way more screen real estate to work with as you can extend the main display across both screens, use it as a side panel for multitasking or use it as a convenient means to put aside additional widgets and menus in certain applications like Adobe Premiere Pro.

ASUS ZenBook 14 UX482 hero angled

Basically, these notebooks are a multitasker’s delight and an alternative to packing a separate display

This year’s refinements to the ASUS ZenBook Pro Duo 15 OLED UX582 and ZenBook Duo 14 UX482 include hardware upgrades all around, with the ZenBook Pro Duo 15 primarily benefiting from a gorgeous 4K OLED touchscreen but the ZenBook Duo 14 enjoys the latest 11th Gen Intel Core processors along with Irix Xe graphics and the vaunted Intel Evo certification.

They’ve also improved the cooling with what they call a ‘tilting ScreenPad’ which basically means it’s angled up more to allow for more airflow.

asus zenbook pro duo 15 oled and zenbook duo 14

Here’s how both of them stack up…

ASUS ZenBook Pro Duo 15 OLED UX582

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The ZenBook Pro Duo 15 is easily the larger and more powerful of the refreshed duo with a generously sized 15.6-inch OLD touchscreen display with 4K resolution and a 93% screen-to-body ratio.

The panel is ideal for content creators as it’s Pantone validated, has a 100% DCI-P3 colour gamut range and 4,096 levels of stylus sensitivity. The main draw here, its secondary Screenpad, stretches as wide as the main display and also has 4K resolution too.

ASUS ZenBook Pro Duo 15 OLED UX582 hero 1

 

The processor is a 10th Gen Intel Core CPU that isn’t exactly the latest but it’s nonetheless immensely beefy for content creation and even gaming too.

It packs 10th Gen Intel Core processors with up to an Intel Core i9-10980HK CPU and gains most of its pixel crunching grunt from an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 graphics card with 8GB GDDR6 VRAM. 

ASUS ZenBook Pro Duo 15 OLED UX582 top look

The rest of the hardware consists of up to 32GB DDR4 RAM, up to a 1TB SSD and a huge 92Wh 8-cell lithium polymer battery.

In terms of ports, the ZenBook Pro Duo 15 OLED UX582 has a pair of Thunderbolt 3 USB-C ports, a USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type A port, a HDMI 2.1 port and an audio combo jack along with WiFi 6 and Bluetooth 5.0 baked in. The tradeoff here is that it’s somewhat heavy at 2.4kg and a bit chunky at 21.5mm.

ASUS ZenBook Pro Duo 15 OLED UX582 angled

ASUS ZenBook Duo 14 UX482

The ASUS ZenBook Duo 14 UX482 is a bit more portable and compact than the larger Pro Duo 15 with a 14-inch Full HD LED-backlit LCD that has a 60Hz refresh rate albeit with a similar 93% screen-to-body ratio as the larger Pro Duo 15. 

ASUS ZenBook Duo 14 UX482 angled

The display is also great for content creators as it’s Pantone validated, has a 100% sRGB gamut and a similar 4,096 level of stylus sensitivity. The secondary ScreenPad Plus has a 12.6-inch sized display with Full HD resolution that matches the length of the main display. 

ASUS ZenBook Duo 14 UX482 angled

While the ZenBook Duo 14 lacks a dedicated graphics card like its larger sibling, it has a newer 11th Gen Intel Core processor with up to an i7-1165G7 CPU paired with new Iris Xe integrated graphics or an NVIDIA GeForce MX450 GPU depending on region along with Intel Evo certification.

ASUS ZenBook Duo 14 UX482 top down

The rest of the hardware consists of up to 32GB DDR4 RAM and up to a 1TB SSD along with WiFi 6 and Bluetooth 5.0 connectivity. Keeping it powered is a 70Wh 4-cell lithium-polymer battery. You can also check our hands-on preview of the ZenBook Duo 14 UX482 here.

ASUS ZenBook Pro Duo 15 OLED UX582 & ASUS ZenBook Duo 14 UX482 Specifications

If you’re looking at specifics, here are the official in-depth specifications of each of ASUS’s new offerings though bear in mind that this may vary slightly per region though the processors and graphics should remain within the stated variants.

What will most likely change is the provided storage and RAM to make it fit within each region’s price point though there is no confirmation as to any specifics or launch dates as yet at the time of writing.

Details ASUS ZenBook Pro Duo 15 OLED UX582 ASUS ZenBook Duo 14 UX482
Price TBA TBA
Display Main Display: 
15.6” (16:9) LED-backlit OLED UHD (3840 x 2160) touchscreen 
93% screen-to-body ratio
PANTONE® Validated ,100% DCI-P3 gamut
4096-pressure level stylus support

ScreenPad Plus: 14.09” UHD touch display
178˚ wide-view technology
Main Display: 14” (16:9) LED-backlit FHD (1920 x 1080) 60 Hz touchscreen
93% screen-to-body ratio
PANTONE® Validated ,100% sRGB gamut
Anti-glare panel
IPS-level wide-view technology
4096-pressure level stylus support
ScreenPad™ Plus: 12.6” FHD touch display
178˚ wide-view technology
Processor Intel® Core™ i7-10870H
Intel® Core™ i9-10980HK
Intel® Core™ i7-1165G7
Intel® Core™ i5-1135G7
Operating System Windows 10 Home
Windows 10 Pro
 Windows 10 Home
 Windows 10 Pro
Graphics Intel® UHD Graphics, NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™3070 laptop GPU,
with 8 GB GDDR6
NVIDIA® GeForce® MX450, with 2 GB GDDR6 VRAM
Integrated Intel® Iris Xe Graphics
Memory Up to 32 GB 2933 MHZ DDR4 Up to 32 GB LPDDR4x 4266 MHz
Storage Up to 1 TB M.2 NVMe™ PCIe® 3.0 Performance SSD Up to 1TB M.2 NVMe™ PCIe® 3.0 Performance SSD
Connectivity Intel® Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax)
Bluetooth® 5.0
Intel® Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax)
Bluetooth® 5.0
Cameras IR webcam with Windows Hello support IR webcam with Windows Hello support
Interfaces 2 x Thunderbolt™ 3 USB-C® (up to 40 Gbps)
1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-A (up to 10 Gbps)
1 x HDMI 2.1
1 x Audio combo jack
2 x Thunderbolt 4 USB-C® (up to 40 Gbps) 
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A (up to 5 Gbps)
1 x Standard HDMI
1 x Audio combo jack
1 x MicroSD card slot
1 x DC-in
Audio Smart amplifier for maximum audio performance
Array microphone with Cortana and Alexa voice-recognition support
Harman Kardon-certified audio system
Smart amplifier for maximum audio performance
Array microphone with Cortana and Alexa voice-recognition support
Harman Kardon-certified audio system
Battery 92 Wh 8-cell lithium-polymer battery 70 Wh 4-cell lithium-polymer battery
Dimensions 359 x 249 x 21.5 mm 324 x 222 x 16.9 mm
Weight 2.4kg 1.6 kg
     
ASUS ZenBook Pro Duo 15 OLED UX582 & ASUS ZenBook Duo 14 UX482 Specifications

New ASUS ZenBook 13 OLED, ZenBook Flip 15, ZenBook 14 with AMD Ryzen CPU

While the new ZenBook Duo 14 UX482 and ZenBook Pro Duo 15 OLED UX582 took centre stage, ASUS also released several other novel ZenBooks to bolster their line-up with a new OLED panel equipped models dubbed the ZenBook 13 OLED which has a 13.3-inch Full HD OLED display and either Intel or AMD Ryzen 5000 U-series CPUs.

They also announced the new ZenBook Flip 15 which has a 15.6-inch FHD convertible display that flips around and about and an AMD-powered ZenBook 14 with a 14-inch display, an AMD Ryzen 7 5800H CPU paired with up to NVIDIA GeFOrce MX450 graphics and a 14-inch display. At the time of writing, there are no official images of these new offerings.

ASUS ZenBook Duo 14 UX482, ZenBook Pro Duo 15 OLED UX582, ZenBook 13 OLED, ZenBook Flip 15, ZenBook 14 Prices

To date, there are no official prices yet released by ASUS for any of the new ZenBook range nor availability but we’ll let you know the moment we do. In the meantime, have a look at our first impressions of the new ASUS ZenBook Duo 14 UX482.

ZenBook Pro Duo 15 OLED UX582 hero shot

For more official news and updates, you can check out the following official ASUS links:

ASUS ZenBook Pro Duo 15 OLED UX582: https://asus.me/ZenBookProDuo15OLED

ASUS ZenBook Duo 14 UX482: https://asus.me/ZenBookDuo14

ASUS ZenBook 13 OLED (UX325): https://asus.me/ZenBook13OLED11thGen

ASUS ZenBook 13 OLED (UM325): https://asus.me/ZenBook13OLED

ASUS ZenBook Flip 15: https://asus.me/ZenBookFlip15

ASUS ZenBook 14:https://asus.me/ZenBook14UM425QA

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