After first announcing it earlier this year at CES 2022, Asus has officially launched the ZenBook 14X OLED Space Edition laptop that commemorates the 25th anniversary of the first ASUS laptop sent into space.
Apart from the impressive futuristic space-inspired design, one of the most noticeable things about this laptop is the mini 3.5-inch OLED display on the lid that can be customized to display various animations or system stats as you will read below.
ZenBook 14X OLED Space Edition Design & Specifications
Starting from the design, the state of the art laptop comes in an elegant “Zero-G Titanium” coloured metallic housing that features stunning space-themed graphics including a Morse code message on the lid and and ochre space bar with a planet icon.
As for its specifications, the ASUS ZenBook 14X OLED Space Edition is a beast of a laptop that comes equipped with the latest top of the line Intel Core i9-12900H processor that offers 14 cores + 20 threads and Intel Iris Xe iGPU paired with 32GB of LPDDR5 RAM and a 1TB PCIe Gen 4 M.2 SSD.
As far as the display is concerned, the Asus ZenBook 14X OLED Space Edition comes with two. The 14-inch primary display is an HDR certified 2.8K (2880×1800) OLED panel, that is rated to support refresh rates as high as 90Hz with 100% coverage of the DCI-P3 colour gamut. Whereas, the secondary 3.5-inch ZenVision smart display on the lid is a monochrome OLED display that can be configured to show an animated space theme or system stats, such as the time, date, and battery status of the device.
Last but not the least ASUS claims that the Asus ZenBook 14X OLED Space Edition has been “tested to space-grade standards” in accordance with the US Space Systems Command Standard SMC-S-016A testing protocols. This means that the laptop is designed to withstand extreme vibration at both high and low temperatures.
Asus ZenBook 14X OLED Space Edition Pricing & Availablity
Coming to its pricing and availability, the Asus ZenBook 14X OLED Space Edition will be available to purchase in the USA on Amazon and Newegg at a price tag of $1,999 (around Rs 1,53,098).
Lastly, given the price tag, unique design, and circumstances surrounding the laptop’s creation, it seems to be more of a collector’s item than your everyday carry.
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