The Asus ZenBook Flip 14 is a convertible laptop that comes with an impressive level of speed, an exciting display, and solid battery life. This 2-in-1 touchscreen convertible laptop delivers highly on speed, display, and battery life, without making huge compromises. It doesn’t just have a great battery, lively display, the 8th Generation Intel Core i7 processor also ensures it operates at a great speed. The graphics in the Flip 14 is also great compared to other laptops with integrated GPUS, as it comes with the Nvidia Graphics. Overall, it is a great convertible laptop and one of Asus best laptops, although with little issues like the obstinate stylus.
- It comes in a lovely design that oozes style
- It has a gorgeous display
- The audio is great
- It delivers a strong performance
- It delivers an excellently on graphics
- It’s an awkward stylus tip
- Doesn’t have a thunderbolt 3 port
The laptop is built of aluminum, the lid is smoky-gray and it comes with the signature concentric-circled pattern. The lid is matte and sitting on it is the sleek Asus logo, the hinges are also silky and shiny. The deck has a cool metallic surface where you can rest your wrists. The Asus is 0.5 inches thick and weighs in at 3.3 pounds, it is a bit heavy on the side even though it is slim.
On the left of the laptop, you will find a USB 3.0 port, which is one of the two it has and you will also find the power and volume buttons. On the right, there is the other USB 3.0 port, the HDMI output port, a headphone jack, the microSD card reader, the power adapter port and a data-only USB Type-C port that doesn’t pull power. It has a webcam sitting in the center of the top bezel and the fingerprint sensor on the top corner at the right of the trackpad. The design and built quality are better than it’s competitor’s, Acer Spin.
The ZenBook has a great display. Its full-HD, 1920 x 1080 touchscreen display is vibrant and bright, and the images you get are crisp. The laptop produces about 274 nits of brightness, although it is just below the category average of 284 nits. It has a bright screen, but its viewing angles are limited as the color darkens at 30 degrees view from either angle. The touchscreen is quite accurate and responsive.
Laptop comes with an Intel Core i7-8550U processor and 16GB of RAM, which helps to produce a strong level of performance and excellent multitasking. You can easily open up to 12 tabs on your browser and stream a video with getting a stutter. It also has the Nvidia GeForce MX150 GPU which helps it produce an excellent level of graphics. It has a great battery life, which lasted up to 10 hours at full charge.
Some Apple fans might consider to trade in Macbook for the Asus as it is an attractive alternative the overpriced Apple product. The convertible laptop offers good performance at affordable price. It is a good combination of aesthetics and performance. It doesn’t come with many compromises too and stands strongly against competitors in its category.