Asus launches world’s first 17.3-inch foldable OLED laptop at IFA 2022
Asus today announced the much-anticipated Zenbook 17 Fold OLED model UX9702, while uncovering its inspiration, design story, specifications, pricing and availability during its Zenbook 17 Fold OLED virtual launch event and The Incredible Unfolds with Zenbook 17 Fold OLED media day. Co-engineered with Intel, Zenbook 17 Fold OLED is the world’s first 17.3-inch foldable OLED laptop verified by Intel Evo, and offers users two sizes of OLED display in one device: a large 4:3, 17.3-inch, 2.5K touchscreen that folds in the middle to create two seamless 3:2, 12.5-inch, 1920×1280 displays.
Multiple versatile usage modes — Desktop, Laptop (with Bluetooth keyboard), Laptop (with virtual keyboard), Tablet, Reader, and Extended — are enabled by the folding design in conjunction with the full-size ASUS ErgoSense Bluetooth keyboard and touchpad.
Asus and Intel developed industry-first solutions to advance innovation in the foldables category, and collaborations between domain experts and ecosystem partnership. Effortless performance is ensured by 12th Generation Intel Core i7 U-Series processors, Intel Iris Xe graphics, Intel WiFi 6E, up to 16 GB RAM and a fast 1 TB PCIe 4.0 SSD. For connecting to peripherals, there are two convenient Thunderbolt 4 ports, which support fast charging of the long-lasting 75 Wh battery, and connections to external displays.
This unique Asus UX9702 foldable 17.3-inch laptop is available worldwide at prices starting from US$3,999 (excluding taxes).