Singapore, 31 st August 2022 — ASUS today announces the much-anticipated ASUS Zenbook 17 Fold OLED (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 FoldOLED media day. This unique foldable 17.3-inch laptop will rollout globally starting in Q4 2022 1 .
This remarkable laptop, which has impressed the world with its versatility, originality and ingenuity since it was first presented at CES 2022, has a unique design that allows two configurations of the OLED display in a single device. A large 4:3 17.3-inch 2.5K touchscreen folds in the middle to create two seamless 3:2 12.5-inch 1920 by 1280 displays, giving the ASUS Zenbook 17 Fold OLED (UX9702) a unique form factor offering never-before-seen versatility. When combined with the full-size ASUS ErgoSense Bluetooth ® keyboard and touchpad, the folding design allows multiple versatile usage modes.
The ASUS Zenbook 17 Fold OLED (UX9702) will be available for hands-on demonstrations in the ASUS booths during IFA 2022, alongside a full array of innovations. Products available for hands-on testing in the ASUS IFA booth include consumer, gaming, creator, commercial and smart health solutions, delivering a wide perspective of our latest groundbreaking innovations, technologies and products.
Envision a New Reality
Co-engineered with Intel, the ASUS Zenbook 17 Fold OLED (UX9702) is the world’s first 2 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, 1920x1280 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 ® X e 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.