Asus introduced its new high-end notebook computer, the ZenBook Pro Duo, which in addition to the main screen, 15.6 inches, will include a secondary monitor called the ScreenPad Plus. This second screen will be 14 inches, being considerably larger than the one recently released by HP for its Omen X 2S, of only 6. Both the main and secondary screen of the ZenBook Pro Duo are touchscreen and 4K, having, respectively, the proportions of 16: 9 and 32: 9.
The ZenBook Pro Duo comes equipped with Intel Core i9-9980HK processor and Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 GPU, up to 32GB memory and 1 TB NVMe SSD. In terms of ports, features a Thunderbolt 3, two USB-A, one HDMI and one headphone output.
Asus is also preparing a smaller (14-inch) and more affordable model, the ZenBook Duo. The design and concept are similar but features Full HD monitors instead of 4K, Intel Core i7 processor and Nvidia GeForce MX250 GPU , in addition to not having Thunderbolt port.
The Taiwanese company has not yet announced pricing or availability for the two models of the ZenBook Duo line, but is expected to hit the market in the third quarter of this year.
Asus introduced another novelty: the first portable 240Hz monitor, aimed at gaming. The ROG Strix XG17, 17.3 inches, has a resolution of 1920×1080 pixels and a response time of 3 ms.
The monitor also comes with integrated stereo speakers and built-in battery, which supports Quick Charge 3.0 and USB Power Delivery. The ROG Strix XG17 has HDMI and DisplayPort (USB-C) ports and can be connected to a PC, a handheld console or a smartphone.