ASUS’ brand new ZenBook Pro comes with one of the most interesting features I’ve seen on a traditional laptop in a long time. Sure, the device comes with excellent specs, a great build and a very nice screen, but the first thing that jumps out to anyone who looks at it is the 5.5-inch screen living where you would usually find a trackpad.
What is it? Is it any good? Is it better than TouchBar? Well, this is everything we currently know about ScreenPad.
ScreenPad. It’s not the most creative name ever, but it is something I’m also kind of surprised nobody else thought of doing to a laptop. I know Razer had that whole “stick your phone in a laptop” thing but that’s not this. This is something else, but at the same time it also feels like it should have been a very obvious thing to do.
Why, then, did nobody do it? Why did nobody slap a screen into the space where your laptop’s trackpad usually sits? Is it because it’s a bad idea? Well, that’s what I tried to find out with ASUS’ brand new ZenBook Pro.
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Have you been pining for a Windows laptop with TouchBar? ASUS thinks you are and their latest laptop — that’s designed for creators — is about as close as you can get to a Windows laptop with a TouchBar. It’s the new ZenBook Pro and this year it comes with something called ScreenPad.
If ASUS‘ launch in Computex 2017 left you drooling for their uber thin yet powerful devices, you’re in for a treat because today, Malaysia becomes the first region in which ASUS launches their brand new laptops.
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ASUS is obsessed with making everything thinner at Computex 2017. They have announced several new powerful laptops and one of them is the world’s thinnest 2-in-1 convertible while the other is the thinnest 14″ inch laptop in a compact 13″ laptop chassis.