Now a laptop with detachable keyboard

You have heard of Yoga laptops that fold over. Now Taiwanese tech giant Asus has taken this a step further. Middle of last month (March 2022) the company launched in India a a new 13.3-inch OLED Windows detachable laptop. It is called the Vivobook 13 Slate OLED.

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By Techno Crat

You have heard of Yoga laptops that fold over. Now Taiwanese tech giant Asus has taken this a step further. Middle of last month (March 2022) the company launched in India a a new 13.3-inch OLED Windows detachable laptop. It is called the Vivobook 13 Slate OLED.

 The device comes with an OLED display to offer an immersive viewing experience, two cameras, Asus Pen 2.0 stylus support, Dolby Atmos and Vision support, and Wi-Fi 6 for stable internet connectivity.

The laptop is a convertible one with a detachable keyboard with a large OLED display. The device comes with and without a keyboard accompanied by a stylus in the box. It comes with support for Dolby Vision and has a detachable hinge that can go flat up to 170 degrees.

The laptop features an Asus Pen 2.0, and it also supports charging via a hidden USB Type-C port. As claimed by the company, the laptop will get completely charged up to 100% in just 30 minutes. Furthermore, the brand has said that the device can be used for 14 hours on a single charge.

The Asus Vivobook 13 Slate OLED gets three storage variants, all powered by the quad-core Intel Pentium Silver N6000 CPU. The processor comes paired with Intel HD integrated graphics, up to 8GB of RAM and 256GB of SSD storage. The lower models get 128GB of eMMC storage.

With a starting price of Rs 45,990, the newly launched laptop has a magnetically detachable full-size keyboard and a detachable hinge, which is available across online and offline stores.

The ASUS Vivobook 13 Slate OLED features a 13.3-inch 16:9 OLED HDR display, 1920 x 1080 resolution, a 1,000,000:1 contrast ratio, 0.2 ms response time, 1.07 billion colours, up to 550 nits of peak brightness and 0.0005 nits of deep black brightness, providing a brighter and more detailed viewing experience, the company said.

 The company claimed that it houses a 50Whr battery to keep you going for longer, providing over 9 hours of battery life on a single charge.

For optics, you will see a 13-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel front camera on the laptop. The Asus Pen 2.0 supports charging via a hidden USB-C port. Users can charge up to 100 percent in just 30min, which gets you over 140 hours of use. It features a bundled slim and detachable keyboard.

“We are thrilled to introduce the world’s first 13.3-inch OLED Windows detachable laptop, which will give a new meaning to flexibility and make entertainment more personal and portable for our consumers,” Arnold Su, Business Head, Consumer and Gaming PC, System Business Group, ASUS India, said in a statement.

SPECIFICATIONS

  • Price :  Asus Vivobook 13 Slate OLED is available in the Indian market at a price of Rs 45,990 for the 4GB RAM variant with 128GB eMMC storage. The variant with 4GB RAM, 128GB eMMC storage, sleeve, fingerprint readers, holder, and a kickstand will be available online for Rs 57,990. The high-end variant with 8GB RAM and 256GB SSD storage, along with all the above-mentioned accessories, will be available for Rs 62,990.
  • Colour : Black
  • Operating System : Windows 11 Home – ASUS recommends Windows 11 Pro for business.
  • Processor : Intel® Pentium® Silver N6000 Processor 1.1 GHz (4M Cache, up to 3.3 GHz, 4 cores)
  • Graphics : Intel® UHD Graphics
  • Display : 33.78cm (13.3-inch), FHD (1920 x 1080) OLED 16:9 aspect ratio, 0.2ms response time, 550nits peak brightness, DCI-P3: 100%, 1,000,000:1, VESA CERTIFIED Display HDR True Black 500, 1.07 billion colors, Pantone Validated, Glossy display, 70% less harmful blue light, SGS Eye Care Display, Touch screen, With stylus support, Screen-to-body ratio: 83 %
  • Memory: 4GB LPDDR4X on board, Total system memory:4GB 8GB LPDDR4X on board, Total system memory : 8GB.
  • Storage : 128G eMMC 256GB M.2 NVMe™ PCIe® 3.0 SSD
  • I/O Ports : 2x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C support display / power delivery 1x 3.5mm Combo Audio Jack Micro SD card reader
  • Keyboard & Touchpad : Soft Keyboard 1.4mm Key-travel
  • Camera : 5.0M camera, 13.0M camera
  • Audio : Smart Amp Technology, Built-in 4-way stereo speakers. Built-in array microphone with Cortana support
  • Network and Communication : Wi-Fi 6(802.11ax)+Bluetooth 5.2 (Dual band) 2*2
  • Battery : 50WHrs, 3S1P, 3-cell Li-ion
  • Power Supply : TYPE-C, 65W AC Adapter, Output: 20V DC, 3.25A, 65W, Input: 100-240V AC 50/60GHz universal.
  • Weight : 0.78 kg (1.72 lbs)
  • Dimensions (W x D x H) : 30.99 x 19.00 x 0.82 ~ 0.80 cm (12.20″ x 7.48″ x 0.32″ ~ 0.31″)

MyASUS Features :

  • lSystem diagnostics
  • Battery health charging
  • Splendid
  • Tru2Life
  • Function key lock
  • WiFi SmartConnect
  • Link to MyASUS
  • TaskFirst
  • Live update
  • ASUS OLED Care
  • AI Noise Canceling
  • Microsoft Office : Office Home and Student 2021 included.
  • Regulatory Compliance : Energy star
  • Security : Trusted Platform Module (Firmware TPM), McAfee LiveSafe™ 30-day trial, Fingerprint sensor
  • integrated with Power Key.