ASUS has just introduced the Zenbook 14 OLED (UX3402), the latest generation of the Zenbook Classic series which now comes with a new design and is powered by a more powerful 12th Gen Intel Core processor. This new design still uses the typical Zenbook concept which is elegant and modern with two color choices, namely Ponder Blue and Aqua Celadon. The back of the screen now comes with the monogram “A” logo which was first introduced in the 30th Anniversary edition of Zenbook. The logo is engraved on the laptop’s metal body, while the design that has long been a hallmark of Zenbooks, namely Spun Metal Finish, can be found on the hinges of this laptop.
In addition to looking cooler with its new design, Zenbook 14 OLED (UX3402) is also equipped with features that make it easier for users, such as 180° ErgoLift Hinge which makes typing more comfortable, NumberPad 2.0 for faster number input, and a fingerprint reader sensor. integrated with the power button for faster login.
Now there is a very interesting update from the Zenbook 14 OLED (UX3402) to support online conference calls or video calls. Now the webcam of this laptop is equipped with 3DNR technology which allows us to do video conferences in low light conditions with minimal noise as well. Coupled with ASUS AI Noise-Cancelling, the noise around us can be very well suppressed.
ASUS also introduced ErgoSense Keyboard technology which combines a full-size keyboard design with 19.05mm key pitch and 1.4mm key travel, which makes this laptop a “desktop PC feel” keyboard with a high degree of accuracy and comfort. The touchpad now also feels smoother on the fingers with the addition of a hydrophobic coating to the touchpad of this laptop.
Great Screen with ASUS OLED
As the name implies, Zenbook 14 OLED (UX3402) is equipped with an ASUS OLED screen with a resolution of 2.8K. This screen is capable of displaying visuals with very rich, accurate, and easy on the eyes. Plus, this 16:10 screen ratio is able to provide a wider workspace for those of us who spend a lot of time on laptops with various work activities and productivity. Unmitigated, the ASUS OLED on this laptop has a 100% DCI-P3 color gamut and has pocketed the PANTONE Validated Display certification. ASUS OLED also supports HDR and is VESA DisplayHDR True Black certified. No wonder this laptop screen can provide very high color accuracy and is suitable for content workers such as photo editors, video editors, or designers and animators.
ASUS OLED is also equipped with a feature called Eye Care which reduces the blue light spectrum to make it more comfortable and safe for the eyes when used for a long time, and this has also been certified for low-blue light and anti-flicker from TÜV Rheinland.
Zenbook 14 OLED (UX3402) now comes with faster performance than before thanks to the use of a new generation of hardware, one of which is a 12th Gen Intel® Core™ processor equipped with Intel® Iris Xᵉ. In addition, this laptop also comes with 16GB of LPDDR5 memory and 512GB of NVMe PCIe 4.0 Performance SSD storage. The combination of all of this makes Zenbook 14 OLED (UX3402) have fast performance that is very capable for various daily productive activities.
With dimensions that are quite slim and portable at a thickness of 16.9 mm and a weight of 1.39 Kg, the ports available on Zenbook 14 OLED (UX3402) are very complete, starting from USB 3.2 Type-A, HDMI 2.0b, and 3.5mm audio combo. jack. Do not miss the two Thunderbolt 4 ports which can also be used as DisplayPort and battery charging via USB power delivery. As for wireless connectivity, this laptop is equipped with a 6E WiFi module that can connect to a 6GHz WiFi network with a faster bandwidth. In addition, this laptop is certainly also equipped with Bluetooth 5 to connect to various devices and accessories.
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