Convertible laptops combine the best of ultrabooks and powerful Windows tablets without disturbing the flow of your work. For the same reason, many creators prefer convertibles while Google and Microsoft are building their profile of laptops around this concept. Slowly, more laptops are upgrading to the latest generation of Intel Core processors and the most recent addition to the Indian market is the ultra-powerful and super portable Asus ZenBook Flip S.
The Asus ZenBook Flip S weighs only 1.1kg measures only 11.2mm in thickness. It is powered by an Intel 8th-Gen Core i7 processor along with 16GB of LPDDR3 RAM. The convertible powerhouse packs a 13.3-inch Full HD touchscreen that features thin bezels – something that Asus calls “NanoEdge” design – which reduce the footprint of the laptop. For image and video editing tasks, the ZenBook Flip S is equipped with an Intel UHD 620 GPU. For quick loading of software and fast transfer speeds, the convertible ultrabook features a 512GB SSD.
The Asus ZenBook Flip S, like other laptops in the series, comes with a 360-degree rotatable hinge can be used in a variety of settings including clamshell mode, tablet mode, tent mode. As per Asus, the laptop is crafted out of aerospace-grade aluminum alloy to decrease its weight despite the powerful specs.
If you own displays with Thunderbolt ports, you’ll be delighted to know that the ZenBook Flip S comes with two USB-C ports for connecting the display and for charging the laptop. The ultrabook features a full-sized backlit keyboard with a key travel of only 1mm which should help you type faster. The trackpad on this laptop is topped with a layer of glass and supports Microsoft Precision drivers for unmistakable accuracy. It also features a side-mounted fingerprint scanner for quick access and it supports Windows Hello.
The 39Wh battery will last for over 11 hours, as per Asus’ claims, and can be charged to 60% within 50 minutes, thanks to fast charging. Graphics creators and illustrators can also pair the laptop with Asus Pen which supports Windows Ink.
The ultrabook sports Windows 10 Home and can be bought in India for a price of ₹1,30,990.