INSANE Dual Screen Laptop! - ASUS Zenbook Pro Duo First Look

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  • Published: 27 May 2019
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    The ASUS Zenbook Pro Duo is the first two-screen notebook we've seen that REALLY makes a lot of sense. It's a fantastic idea, and realistically every laptop maker is going to be doing this in the next year.

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Comments • 4 456

  • Gabriel Nikky !
    Gabriel Nikky !  2 days back

    Worst Laptops and topping up with pathetic service. I brought i7 and there was Motherboard issue for which they want me to replace it for 17k ..... ASUS would be my last preference , congratulations 👍

    • Tayler O'Dea
      Tayler O'Dea  2 days back

      It’s the screen on top a touch screen?

      • LemonBang
        LemonBang  4 days back

        I'm just gonna buy a secondary monitor thank you

        • Zukodama666
          Zukodama666  5 days back

          Dont buy asus!!!

          • Tamas Fekete
            Tamas Fekete  7 days back

            How linux handling the dual screen??

            • Dave Vo
              Dave Vo  7 days back

              nah! i don't buy this idea. this ain't gonna last long IMHO

              • Bannister MC
                Bannister MC  1 weeks back

                How much will it cost?

                • Voreak Lanh
                  Voreak Lanh  2 weeks back

                  May i know pen pressure level?

                  • Camadin
                    Camadin  2 weeks back

                    they should make a continuous bendable display

                    • Oscar S
                      Oscar S  2 weeks back

                      Zenbook Duo would be perfect, but Asus dropped thunderbolt. Shame.

                      • Oscar S
                        Oscar S  2 weeks back

                        @Russ H I believe the 40gbps connector is limited to the larger Pro model. For me, a frequent traveler, I prefer the smaller non Pro, but discouraged Asus limited the input speeds.

                      • Russ H
                        Russ H  2 weeks back

                        :S it has 40gbps connections though.

                    • HUSTLER1346
                      HUSTLER1346  2 weeks back

                      I can’t wait the new laptops coming out in 2020!

                      • villavan kothai
                        villavan kothai  2 weeks back

                        Watch out for stream snipers ,😂

                        • DRFPV
                          DRFPV  2 weeks back

                          This is pretty cool

                          • Primož Mohar
                            Primož Mohar  2 weeks back

                            when is it coming out

                            • Thien
                              Thien  2 weeks back

                              I want this. I can watch youtube while doing homework.

                              • 17
                                17  2 weeks back

                                I like it but it started getting weird after 6:35

                                • no-trick-pony_lockpicking

                                  I want this. This is ingenious.

                                  • Tanish Francis
                                    Tanish Francis  3 weeks back

                                    Dang it. Does anyone know if ASUS does trade-in/buy back? I have to buy a new laptop for school and I'm getting the Zenbook flip, but this looks amazing! I just don't have the time to wait for it to drop!

                                    • roger
                                      roger  3 weeks back

                                      Does it work if i install ubuntu on it

                                      • anast dime
                                        anast dime  3 weeks back

                                        A "pro" laptop with 1 FCKIN TB3 port! Why THE FCK Asus WONT have more TB3 ports in a 4k dollar machine of 2019 is really something i cant understand. TOTAL deal breaker for me.

                                        • anast dime
                                          anast dime  2 weeks back

                                          @New Mateo clever answer bro, congrats. "not 4k, 2.5k, so they couldnt afford to have a second tb3 port"

                                        • anast dime
                                          anast dime  2 weeks back

                                          @Russ H My external tb3 audio interface will lock the tb3 port since you generally cant use hubs with audio interfaces, and i'd like to have at least 1 more tb3 on a "PRO" laptop in order to future proof it, make use of external nvme ssds, external gpus and everything that a tb3 port can offer. Its a "pro" laptop, not a gaming laptop.

                                        • Russ H
                                          Russ H  2 weeks back

                                          Comes with USB3.1 and BT v5... with 40gbps transfer speed i'm sure you can plug a docking station in for when you need ten power hungry things connected.... Which will be never. I Can game perfectly fine over USB type A internet connection and get constant 17MBPS download speeds, sooo... Not sure what you need that can't be done with that considering you still have the 40gbps 3.1 connection.....

                                        • New Mateo
                                          New Mateo  2 weeks back

                                          Its 2500 not 4k dollars.....

                                      • Bill Townsend
                                        Bill Townsend  3 weeks back

                                        I love this! Way to go Johnny and everyone at ASUS!

                                        • DaroriDerEinzige
                                          DaroriDerEinzige  3 weeks back

                                          It would be quiet usefull in my eyes for nearly every task - Even if you just write a Paper for the Uni.

                                          But, it doesn't have a AMD CPU so ... Nah :<

                                          • DaroriDerEinzige
                                            DaroriDerEinzige  2 weeks back

                                            @Russ H Hm, I would've to look up the Ryzens new mobile Generation but the second one were hold back by bad Design from the Laptop Producers.
                                            I've a Lenovo E585 and yeah, the Ryzen 2500U gets a little bit hotter (~10°C) than a comperable Intel - But the most Intel Laptops for ~800 Bucks back then had a GeForce Chip in it to get the same "Gaming Power" which had his own cooling pipes - So, the E585 for an example has simple a cheap cooler in it + from Lenovo limited "RAM" for the Graphic Chip vom AMD. (The Cooler died already ~5/6 months after I buyed the Laptop without any reason - I use the Laptop mainly for Office Stuff ...)

                                            But(!) I agree, as far as I know Intels Mobile Chips had better power effenicy last yeah.
                                            But, I can get over half an hour Battery Life personally. My problem is often, that producers sometimes doesn't get the Product right and People blaming AMD for it.
                                            Anyway - A Intel Notebook is for me not interessting. Of course, if somebody ask me and wants a recommendation I've often point out a Intel System for him.
                                            But personally, I just wanna a well designed AMD System and if I would've more Money right now (Student who drives and changes stuff on his own motorcycle, so sadly gaming isn't my main purporse anymore) I would try out Lenovos new ones (T495 for an example) - Especially because I can't really without a pain in the ass install Linux on my E585 because of a Firmware Bug. (Fix should come in August I think and really hope so, Win10 is for the daily use really not my kind of OS)

                                          • Russ H
                                            Russ H  2 weeks back

                                            AMD is only better in their desktop series atm isn't it? Pretty sure this i9 outperforms any mobile AMD CPU right now...

                                        • dan corvalan
                                          dan corvalan  3 weeks back

                                          Awesome laptop! Definitely these will be my next laptop. And by the way, my current laptop is an asus rog. Im definitely a fan of asus!

                                          • neuralvibes
                                            neuralvibes  3 weeks back

                                            The Asus Zenbook Pro Duo looks great but I have a feeling that it won't be a great typing and touchpad experience long-term... I was initially very excited about it but the more I've thought about it, the more I've realized that a good touchpad and good typing comfort is more important to me than a dedicated screen for timelines and other screen widgets... I actually think that they should have moved that extra screen to below the keyboard, where it could have served as an extra wide touchpad on its normal location as well as a combined writing/doodling area with digital pens. That way the touchpad wouldn't have been shoved all the way to the right and the keyboard would have remained at a comfortable distance for typing with no need for additional maneuvering and/or palm rests. The only thing lost would have been the direct physical screen extension feature but that's more of a gimmick anyway. OTOH, some have complained that at the current location it can can be hard to view the extra screen even with the provided inclination unless your head is straight above the laptop. By moving the extra screen to below the keyboard, there would be no problem with visibility and no need for any inclination - and, best of all, no need for moving the keyboard or touchpad!

                                            • Russ H
                                              Russ H  2 weeks back

                                              Below the keyboard would have sucked... How are you meant to look at the screen when your wrists and constantly covering it up... Simple solution to the viewing angle is to prop the rear of the laptop up further with a stand when in long term use... I still think above is the best position for the most common multi-tasking scenarios they give. You want minimal distance between the two screens as it's the keyboard that you don't need to look at....Either way, no laptop fits all.

                                          • Swift_Arsonist
                                            Swift_Arsonist  4 weeks back

                                            this is gonna cost like 3k easy.

                                            • Sarnandu Dutta
                                              Sarnandu Dutta  4 weeks back

                                              Omg give me one as your wish

                                              • Assassin Hunter
                                                Assassin Hunter  4 weeks back

                                                I cant find many reviews on the new hp omen x 2s

                                                • Jon & Alycia
                                                  Jon & Alycia  4 weeks back

                                                  That's incredible. I want one. I spend a lot of time in Lightroom, I'd love a second screen below to have the browser open or files manager etc. This is a great idea

                                                  • MAVERICK 42
                                                    MAVERICK 42  4 weeks back

                                                    £2,499.99 Jeez are there prices turning into Apple prices.

                                                    • Russ H
                                                      Russ H  2 weeks back

                                                      It has better hardware specs than the highest spec Apple Macbook Pro 15, and is cheaper. The extra 4K OLED touch screen is a throw in bonus compared to Apple..

                                                  • Tommy Mercy
                                                    Tommy Mercy  4 weeks back

                                                    The most important piece of infor is omitted which is the price? i want to know if it's worth the price...

                                                    • Rob Ladd
                                                      Rob Ladd  4 weeks back

                                                      I certainly hope that there are no hidden gremlins like processor heat, etc. as I truly see this as the sort of laptop that would allow me to work faster. The dual screens allows for an Excel spreadsheet up below my 3D CAD program. This allows me to complete weight studies at a faster rate than before and weight studies are very important and huge time consumers! Love it!

                                                      • Ashlen Gove
                                                        Ashlen Gove  4 weeks back

                                                        I'm gonna say the key pad makes me wet. It's like retro tech.

                                                        • Mich al D
                                                          Mich al D  4 weeks back

                                                          WHEN???

                                                          • James B
                                                            James B  4 weeks back

                                                            As a freelance web developer this is very helpful. I hate to bring a secondary monitor everywhere I go. I will definitely buy the pro version.
                                                            Main Screen: IDE, live preview(can be at the bottom too)
                                                            Sec. Screen: terminal, stockoverflow, etc.

                                                            • John Francis Agency
                                                              John Francis Agency  4 weeks back

                                                              Approximate prices?

                                                              • I live for suga's chop chop chop in Cyper 3

                                                                Asus, the master of multitasking...

                                                                • Istiakh Ahmed
                                                                  Istiakh Ahmed  1 months back

                                                                  How much will be the prize?

                                                                  • Orange Screen
                                                                    Orange Screen  1 months back

                                                                    I'm sorry did you say Asus or Aysoos

                                                                    • AM Real
                                                                      AM Real  1 months back

                                                                      That looks crazy good

                                                                      • Pascal Jean
                                                                        Pascal Jean  1 months back

                                                                        aaaahhhh use a lappel mic

                                                                        • Michael Terry
                                                                          Michael Terry  1 months back

                                                                          This deice should be excellent for Architects and Creation Designers that use drawing programs with floating palettes. The pallets could be lower and a full drawing screen could be displayed for the most drawing area real estate! I gifted my ASUS Zephyrus to a relative to power up to the MSI I-9. If I had know this was in the works I would have waited. I guess I will gift this MSI and get the dual display once it hits the market!!

                                                                          • Gradius
                                                                            Gradius  1 months back

                                                                            OLED runs the risk of burn-in which is, quite frankly, a dealbreaker. And both panels not matching (on the Pro) is a *terrible* idea also. This forces me to look at the non-Pro instead, unfortunately.

                                                                            • UnknownHumanoid
                                                                              UnknownHumanoid  1 months back

                                                                              this is... quite new shit to buy.

                                                                              • johisycopito
                                                                                johisycopito  1 months back

                                                                                and what's the battery life?

                                                                                • EP PE
                                                                                  EP PE  1 months back

                                                                                  Amazing laptop, i would say it's a game changer, this is what you call innovation you f***king Apple.Inc.
                                                                                  However by looking into the review video, there are lots of features mixed into one device. As a programmer, I wish there is an option for Developer Edition or Designer Edition or Gamer Edition or All-in-One Edition, because as a programmer I am only looking for a laptop in terms of performance like CPU, RAM, Cache and not much about GPU etc.
                                                                                  I hope to see the changes I am looking for in the near future. Until then I will hold up.

                                                                                  • DeliriousBao
                                                                                    DeliriousBao  1 months back

                                                                                    It's been 2 months since this video has dropped and I'm still waiting to hear more about this Laptop. I WANT ITTTTTTT!!!!!

                                                                                    • Roblox scammed
                                                                                      Roblox scammed  1 months back

                                                                                      Acer copied Intel honeycomb glacier!!!!!!!this is real bad

                                                                                      • s G
                                                                                        s G  1 months back

                                                                                        Why would some buy a Mac when there is laptops like this 😮