2 is better than 1: why the ZenBook Duo is the laptop of tomorrow

The ASUS ZenBook Duo is designed for the way we live, work and play today

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Many of us lead double lives. We work in more than one place. We do more than one thing. We wear more than one hat.

Traditional laptops aren’t really designed for that. 

That’s because traditional laptops haven’t really changed since the 1970s. They’ve got thinner, sure, but they were built for a world without Spotify and social media, a world before box sets and viral videos, a world where working meant sitting at the same desk in the same place for the same boss every single day. 

The ASUS ZenBook Duo is very different. It’s been designed for the way we live, work and play today. It’s unlike any laptop you’ve ever used. 

Discover the dual-screen laptop of tomorrow

The first thing you’ll notice about the ZenBook Duo is that it doesn’t have just one display. It has two. In addition to its gorgeous 14-inch FHD display with its 90% screen-to-body radio, it has a second full-width display right there above the keyboard. And by display we mean a proper display, not a strip of emoji. ASUS calls it the ScreenPad Plus and it’s designed to help you do more of what you love. 

The ScreenPad Plus makes an incredible difference to what your laptop can do, and it makes other laptops feel not just incredibly cramped but incredibly old-fashioned too. That’s because it’s it’s not just a really big second display that you can extend the main display to with the touch of a button. It’s a touchscreen too. That means you can use it for handwriting recognition, for doodling on documents, for illustration and for easier editing. You can use it for quick controls and for app shortcuts, for app switching and for task swapping, for getting toolbars and panels out of the way but never out of reach. 

The ZenBook Duo is that it doesn’t have just one display. It has two.

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Snapping a window from the main display to the ScreenPad Plus is a simple swipe, and it enables you to display and interact with up to three individual apps or windows simultaneously. That opens up all kinds of possibilities. 

It means being able to have breaking news or live sporting events in the ScreenPad Plus while you work in the main display. It means staying connected to your social circle while you’re working on a spreadsheet. It means much more room for the things you need, whether that’s the reference material for the document you’re working on or notes and backchannel chat during a full-screen video meeting. 

It means being able to do so much more.

Do more of what you love

Many of our double lives involve creative passions such as music, photography or video: a 2019 study by Henley Business School found that two in five people in the UK had some kind of side hustle, such as making music or selling creative stuff online. If that sounds like you, you’re going to love what the dual-screen ZenBook Duo can do. 

When you’re making music, the ScreenPad Plus can be your mixing desk, its faders responding instantly to the slightest move of your fingers. When you’re editing video, it can give you instant access to your tools, transitions or timeline while your clip plays in the main display. And if you’re drawing or editing photos, you can keep your toolbars, your source images and your reference photos handy without sacrificing a single pixel of that enormous FHD display.

The laptop of tomorrow won’t let you down

The screen might be the most eye-catching feature of the ZenBook Duo, but what’s inside is just as impressive. The ZenBook Duo features the latest Intel processors and Nvidia graphics, a massive battery, clever cooling and the latest power saving technology. That means exceptional, reliable performance and a battery that’s good for an incredible 22 hours.

That’s not all. The ZenBook Duo’s clever ErgoLift hinge ensures maximum comfort by elevating the keyboard to an optimal 5.5-degree tilt, and there’s maximum convenience thanks to ultra-fast Wi-Fi 6 and all the high-speed connections you could want. The ZenBook Duo sounds as good as it looks thanks to a smart amplifier tuned by audio legends Harman Kardon, and there’s even integrated voice assistance with a light bar to give you instant visual feedback.

With its innovative dual-screen design, superb performance and incredible stamina, the ZenBook Duo has redefined what laptops can do. Click here to find out what it can do for you.